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    [QUOTE=Top Cat;1042919]I've been enjoying reading...

    It was actually worse than that. I remember seeing an interview with, I believe, his musical director, not long after Mr. Sinatra. He said that Frank started having trouble remembering the words. So...
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    re: Duke Suite No, they didn't do the Duke...

    re: Duke Suite



    No, they didn't do the Duke Suite. They opened with a sort of truncated amalgamation of the intro to Behind The Lines and Duke's End, which then segued into Turn It On Again.
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    Tickets for the show here go on sale the day...

    Tickets for the show here go on sale the day after tomorrow. The Rocket Mortgage...whatever-the-frell-it's called-this-week...Gund Arena website says ticket prices start at $75, but gives no further...
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    What exactly are you talking about? A bootleg of...

    What exactly are you talking about? A bootleg of some sort?




    You're mistaken. The lyrics to Tears were always credited to Geddy, the lyrics to Lessons to Alex. Not sure about Cinderella Man.
  5. Nope. I believe his keyboard rig on the A tour...

    Nope. I believe his keyboard rig on the A tour was a Yamaha CS-80, and a Mini-Moog sitting on top of a Yamaha CP-70 electric grand piano.
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    Oh shit, I didn't even know he was sick. I became...

    Oh shit, I didn't even know he was sick. I became Facebook friends with him after seeing him perform with Backhand at ProgDay in 2014. Seemed like a real nice guy, always posting pics of his current...
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    I've been wanting to hear the first album for...

    I've been wanting to hear the first album for ages now, but have never had the opportunity.
  8. My thoughts? They went from strength to strength,...

    My thoughts? They went from strength to strength, delivering a pretty solid string of albums up through at least Broadsword And The Beast.

    I had forgotten about that big synth intro on Black...
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    Last I heard, he got exiled to the Klingon penal...

    Last I heard, he got exiled to the Klingon penal planet Rura Penthe.
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    Well, for the moment, I just want to gget through...

    Well, for the moment, I just want to gget through this boxset, so I know none of the discs are defective. But I know what you mean. I usually try not to binge on anything (well, I do sometimes, like...
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    Yeah, I'm starting to feel that way, too. I'm on...

    Yeah, I'm starting to feel that way, too. I'm on disc 10 of this Hurford set, which is devoted to the chorales from the Neumaster Collection, and I'm feeling maybe there's a bit of a sameness to some...
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    Not only a fan, but got to see them perform at...

    Not only a fan, but got to see them perform at the second NEARfest (well, it was Gianni Leone, plus a new rhythm section, no guitarist, but it was still awesome). Ys was, I think, the first Italian...
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    Kindertotenleider! We built the wall that can be...

    Kindertotenleider! We built the wall that can be defeated by an 8 year old girl on the wrong border! :lol
  14. Just thought I'd mention, today, I listened to...

    Just thought I'd mention, today, I listened to all the studio albums from Warchild up through Crest Of A Knave.
  15. Not just Can-Con. Those were hits Stateside also....

    Not just Can-Con. Those were hits Stateside also. I remember MTV playing the Black Cars video at least a few times, Wild Horses seemed to get a lot of traction on VH-1.

    But the first time I...
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    Yeah, I'm not sure what really possessed me to go...

    Yeah, I'm not sure what really possessed me to go whole hog on this one, other than that I'm seem to have this thing where I "need to hear everything. And the price I got from Amazon was just under...
  17. By "others" I assume you mean Pilot. He co-wrote...

    By "others" I assume you mean Pilot. He co-wrote Magic, ya know.
  18. Not bad, but nothing tops this: ...

    Not bad, but nothing tops this:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrMBIH2TBpU
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    So the latest addition to the classical music...

    So the latest addition to the classical music wing of my collection is a 17 CD (!!!) box of Peter Hurford's recordings of Bach's organ music. Back when I was around 13 years old (not quite before the...
  20. Probably a wise decision. That's another phrase...

    Probably a wise decision. That's another phrase I'm getting sick of.
  21. For what it's worth, according to their original...

    For what it's worth, according to their original manager, Bill Aucoin, Neil Bogart wanted to sign Kiss to Casablanca, just off hearing their demo. When Aucoin took Bogart to see them perform,...
  22. Frell him and the horse he rode in! His...

    Frell him and the horse he rode in! His commentary on Kiss is something I've been listening to FORTY TWO YEARS now! You people need to get some new material! A band doesn't get to have a career that...
  23. Your point being what? When news of the drummer's...

    Your point being what? When news of the drummer's bust hit the fan, sports teams banned their songs being played during their games. This was reported at the time. Is that not what "cancel culture"...
  24. Well, it was featured in a Planter's Peanuts ad a...

    Well, it was featured in a Planter's Peanuts ad a few years ago, with Mr. Peanut dancing to the song's intro. And it seems like I've heard it periodically over the years. I think its' one of those...
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    No comment here, just wanted to say I like your...

    No comment here, just wanted to say I like your avatar. That's about the only picture I've ever seen of György Ligeti where he doesn't look like he's been up for two days. :lol
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    I actually kinda like Black Cars. The production...

    I actually kinda like Black Cars. The production lets it down (though I understand that album won some kind of award for it), but I think the song itself is pretty good. Same thing with Wild Horses. ...
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    You mean this guy? ;) ...

    You mean this guy? ;)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2-wE-J91JU


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1m39piBT2vE


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD77kyQYifc
  28. The frell is that supposed to mean? And unless...

    The frell is that supposed to mean? And unless you're like 12, it's highly unlikely you've lived your entire life without hearing Saturday Night. EVERYONE knows that intro (well, except my dad, but...
  29. A lot of people don't realize that all those...

    A lot of people don't realize that all those chants in the Ramones song..."Hey! Ho! Let's Go!", "LO-BO-TO-MY!", etc were inspired by the Saturday Night intro. I remember reading an interview with...
  30. Do you mean the intro on the studio version?...

    Do you mean the intro on the studio version? That's the band's manager, Peter Jenner, reciting the names of the planets, constellations, galaxies, and stars through a megaphone.
  31. Well, I already own Free Hand on One Way, bought...

    Well, I already own Free Hand on One Way, bought it at Wax Stax, I think, so your caveat comes about 27 years too late. I actually own quite a few One Way reissues, as back then, they were the only...
  32. Uhm, I need them on CD. I don't have a Blu-Ray...

    Uhm, I need them on CD. I don't have a Blu-Ray player.
  33. I thought he didn't do remasters, just remixes....

    I thought he didn't do remasters, just remixes. I'm interested in the original mixes.
  34. Yueah, I know. I was thinking about that too....

    Yueah, I know. I was thinking about that too. Seems a bit over the top, 15 live shows and everything, but at least it gives you the entire original discography in one shot. Oh well. Maybe prices will...
  35. Why am I not surprised to hear that? Not...

    Why am I not surprised to hear that?


    Not sure of the index number or whatever you call it, but it's in a reproduction mini-LP cover, complete with the overlap images in the "window".
  36. Gentle Giant CDs: Which ones are "definitive"?

    OK, so I've been listening to my Gentle Giant CD's the last few days. I only have a few, and I was thinking which issues I should seek out of the others. I have the Columbia CD's of Three Friends and...
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    I still say nothing tops that car commercial I...

    I still say nothing tops that car commercial I saw a couple years ago that used Can's Mary So Contrary.
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    Hew was also Twiki on Buck Rogers.

    Hew was also Twiki on Buck Rogers.
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    Isn't that the one where they took some foreign...

    Isn't that the one where they took some foreign me, and dubbed over comedy dialog, written, I think, by Woody Allen? I've never actually seen it, but you remind me of Dyna-Man, which was short lived...
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    My favorite compilation video on Youtube where...

    My favorite compilation video on Youtube where someone took all the instances of DeForrest Kelley saying "He's dead", and variations thereof, on Star Trek, ending with "He's worse than dead!",...
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    I remember Phil doing the "spitting out the...

    I remember Phil doing the "spitting out the coffee" thing when Dave asked him about Oprah signing a million dollar deal or whatever it was with his distributor. Then he did the same gag with Marlo...
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    You ever see a movie where the dialog is all in a...

    You ever see a movie where the dialog is all in a language you don't speak, no subtitles, yet, you more or less are able to figure out what's going on? OK, now imagine seeing such a picture as that,...
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    The Wonder Years was a good show, though I don't...

    The Wonder Years was a good show, though I don't remember much from it, apart from the episode where the boys are infatuated with a cheerleader who has quite the bosom, until they find out, to their...
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    Dude, I've been aware for the last 20 years, at...

    Dude, I've been aware for the last 20 years, at least, there was no reason to know most of the crap I do. Being able to recite lines from The Blues Brothers, Heavy Metal, Rock & Rule, Sixteen...
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    You remind me of the time he had Steve Allen on,...

    You remind me of the time he had Steve Allen on, and in introducing he said something like, "Most of the stuff on this show that's actually funny, we stole from our next guest".


    When that...
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    At some point in the 90's, I stopped watching...

    At some point in the 90's, I stopped watching Leno, and the only other talk shows I watched were the guys who came on after Dave, and other than Tom Snyder, I only did that intermittently. I mean,...
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    Rock music relevancy: Mark Blankenfield, the star...

    Rock music relevancy: Mark Blankenfield, the star of the picture, was not only a Fridays! alum, but he was also in this:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwkhnsqkbmQ
  48. Tony's shown playing guitar on the Belgian TV...

    Tony's shown playing guitar on the Belgian TV thing (The Musical Box), the Shepperton film (Lover's Leap) and Genesis In Concert (Entangled). You've never watched any of those?!
  49. Ripples is Rutherford and Hackett on 12 string. ...

    Ripples is Rutherford and Hackett on 12 string.

    If I remember correctly, Banks played guitar on The Musical Box, Lover's Leap, The Cinema Show, and Entangled. I know he's credited wtih playing...
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    I haven't watched any of the late night talk...

    I haven't watched any of the late night talk shows since Letterman retired. Actually, that's not true, I think I watched James Corden a few times, thought he was kinda funny. He had some actor on,...
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    More likely it was just part of Kaufman's...

    More likely it was just part of Kaufman's bullshit routine of creating "uncomfortable" situations that are in fact fully planned out, e.g. the thing with him and Jerry Lawler on Letterman, or Laraine...
  52. Again, it's down to what the director is telling...

    Again, it's down to what the director is telling the cameramen to do. Maybe the camera knows the guitarist is standing 10 feet in front of him is playing a solo, but if the director is telling him in...
  53. Well, what you're talking about is less a matter...

    Well, what you're talking about is less a matter of "camerawork" and more about the director, who was in charge of the edit. Apparently being clueless about music is a prerequisite to have any kind...
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    And then when he came to host again like 10 or 15...

    And then when he came to host again like 10 or 15 years later, he pissed everyone off to the extent that he was banned from the show altogether!
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    Yeah, I jumped on the Mujician. I got I think two...

    Yeah, I jumped on the Mujician. I got I think two or three of their albums on CD, need to get the downloads of the others.
  56. Yeah, as I recall the bonus disc has an alternate...

    Yeah, as I recall the bonus disc has an alternate version of South California Purples, which is considerably different from the version that was on the original album, so yeah, there was...
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    ANother of my favorite bits on SNL was Garrett...

    ANother of my favorite bits on SNL was Garrett Morris as Reuben "Hurricane" Carter, starring in an American Express commercial. For those who don't remember, Hurricane was a middleweight champion...
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    I always loved the Emily Lintilla stuff, where...

    I always loved the Emily Lintilla stuff, where she gets worked up into a froth over something, and then I think it was Jane who'd have to interrupt and tell her that she missed her whatever it was...
  59. You're kidding! (checking Amazon) You're not...

    You're kidding! (checking Amazon) You're not kidding! I paid $35.98 for that thing when it first came out. It might be time for me to get back my investment.
  60. And almost assuredly a limited edition. :meh

    And almost assuredly a limited edition. :meh
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