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Postby JR8 » Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:48 pm

To produce cutting edge music like this (as it was ), you have to either not care, or accept, that you will be dead within 5 years time, and not care.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTWKbfoikeg
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:08 pm

A track that got me into
Crosby, Stills, Nash (and Young)
and Neil Young....


Mmm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP0VBB7BO64
Crosby Stills Nash - Carry On / Questions



I am perhaps wiser for having understood Nirvana, but I am much richer for having understood Neil Young. :))
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Postby Brah » Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:09 pm

JR8 wrote:A track that got me into
Crosby, Stills, Nash (and Young)
and Neil Young....


Mmm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP0VBB7BO64
Crosby Stills Nash - Carry On / Questions

Same here, and it still works

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:20 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XWmwvT8bCw
Crosby, Stills and Nash - Almost Cut My Hair - Madison Square Garden, NYC - 2009/10/29 & 30




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Postby JR8 » Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:27 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiX8Rz5C3LY
Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Down By the River (Live at Farm Aid 1994)

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Postby Mi Amigo » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 5:44 am

Oh yeah, Neil Young, and CSN&Y - not 'arf. This is one of my favorite tracks by the latter...

Crosby Stills Nash and Young - Wooden Ships

Talking about old stuff, I heard this on the radio today - reminded how utterly fab and far out the Piper at the Gates of Dawn album was (is). RIP Syd...

Pink Floyd - Interstellar Overdrive

...which then led me to pull out another vinyl album...

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis: Bold as Love (Full Album) Vinyl Rip

Well that drove a truck through my planned work schedule. Worth it though.
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Postby JR8 » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 9:16 am

Mi Amigo wrote:Oh yeah, Neil Young, and CSN&Y - not 'arf. This is one of my favorite tracks by the latter...

Crosby Stills Nash and Young - Wooden Ships


Mmmm.... I love the vocal harmony they used to get back in 'the Woodstock era'. Unctious like a gallon of whipped cream on top of a pair of Nigella chocolate slavvered tits, avec 25 YO brandy soaked cherries on top.

... Oh! THAT gittar! Owwww!

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 9:46 am

Mi Amigo wrote:...which then led me to pull out another vinyl album...

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis: Bold as Love (Full Album) Vinyl Rip

Well that drove a truck through my planned work schedule. Worth it though.


Oh wow, I haven't heard that in a looong while!! :o [not sure if I'm having a Cheech or a Chong flashback now]

Jimi spent some time living in a 'hippy commune' in the dunes south of Essaouira in Morocco. I went on a one man pilgrimage 20+ years ago...

Here:
Image

Stumble down the dunes from that windswept/desolate/barky-dog place onto the beach and this is what you find...
Image

Is that the 'Castle made of sand'? They don't sell 'Hendrix castle tours' or anything, you'd have to have done background reading to figure any connection at all; it's just a derelict ruin, miles from anywhere... alone and now 3/4-way into the sea on the horizon.

// However he wrote it while there [one remaining castellated turret still apparent, amongst the ruin] ... now sat consumed, in the middle of the beach... - given a few tabs that probably would have been pretty evocative to me too ...

[This was from the back of the beach looking towards the sea. The water channel is visually confusing (I probably did that on porpoise ;;)), it's presumably a stream running off down the beach... ]


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"Castles Made Of Sand"

Down the street you can hear her scream "you're a disgrace"
As she slams the door in his drunken face,
And now he stands outside and all the neighbours start to gossip and drool.

He cries "Oh girl, you must be mad,
What happened to the sweet love you and me had?"
Against the door he leans and starts a scene,
And his tears fall and burn the garden green.

And so castles made of sand, fall in the sea, eventually.

A little Indian brave who before he was ten, played war games in
the woods with his Indian friends, and he built a dream that when he
grew up, he would be a fearless warrior Indian Chief.

Many moons passed and more the dream grew strong, until tomorrow
He would sing his first war song,
And fight his first battle, but something went wrong,
Suprise attack killed him in his sleep that night

And so castles made of sand, melts into the sea eventually.

There was a young girl, whose heart was a frown,
Because she was crippled for life, and couldn't speak a sound
And she wished and prayed she would stop living, so she decided to die.
She drew her wheel chair to the edge of the shore, and to her legs she smiled

"You won't hurt me no more."
But then a sight she'd never seen made her JUMP AND SAY
"Look, a golden winged ship is passing my way"
And it really didn't have to stop...it just kept on going.
And so castles made of sand slips into the sea,
Eventually

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTNLz1Hf-cM
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Postby JR8 » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:20 am

Mi Amigo wrote: Talking about old stuff, I heard this on the radio today - reminded how utterly fab and far out the Piper at the Gates of Dawn album was (is). RIP Syd...

Pink Floyd - Interstellar Overdrive


Woah, thanks for posting that. Never heard it before - good stuff!

A shame that music is solely money-seeking these days...

Rather than anything contemporary, or conceptual, it's all variations on established themes.

p.s.
Do you think the clip from 7.45 - 8.10 was an inspiration for the 'Do Long Bridge' scene in Apocalypse Now?

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 4:10 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5rkwxc6MHg
Sex Pistols ~ The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle

:)


[aka: everything you're listening to today, derives from this song].

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Postby Mi Amigo » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 4:48 pm

JR8 wrote:
Mi Amigo wrote: Talking about old stuff, I heard this on the radio today - reminded how utterly fab and far out the Piper at the Gates of Dawn album was (is). RIP Syd...

Pink Floyd - Interstellar Overdrive


Woah, thanks for posting that. Never heard it before - good stuff!

A shame that music is solely money-seeking these days...

Rather than anything contemporary, or conceptual, it's all variations on established themes.

p.s.
Do you think the clip from 7.45 - 8.10 was an inspiration for the 'Do Long Bridge' scene in Apocalypse Now?

Haha, you could be right; I'm sure Coppola took inspiration from a lot of music that had gone before.

Roger Waters apparently told Syd Barrett that the opening riff in Interstallar Overdrive reminded him of the Steptoe & Son theme tune...

TV Theme Steptoe & Son (Old Ned)

What a great show that was (he says, completely digressing).

And on CSN&Y's Wooden Ships...

JR8 wrote:Mmmm.... I love the vocal harmony they used to get back in 'the Woodstock era'. Unctious like a gallon of whipped cream on top of a pair of Nigella chocolate slavvered tits, avec 25 YO brandy soaked cherries on top.

I say, steady on old chap! From now on I'll always think of Nigella when I hear that track. :cool:

p.s. Love the story about the Jimi pilgrimage. I may have to make the trip myself one day (NO pun intended!).
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Postby JR8 » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 5:34 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RD5b_0QB0wI
The Cult - Rain


OTT/80s/Camp/Vampish/New Romantic....

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 8:59 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:Roger Waters apparently told Syd Barrett that the opening riff in Interstallar Overdrive reminded him of the Steptoe & Son theme tune...

TV Theme Steptoe & Son (Old Ned)



Good stuff. From darn me manor :)




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Steptoe And Son Ride Again Trailer

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Postby Brah » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:30 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:Oh yeah, Neil Young, and CSN&Y - not 'arf. This is one of my favorite tracks by the latter...

Crosby Stills Nash and Young - Wooden Ships

Talking about old stuff, I heard this on the radio today - reminded how utterly fab and far out the Piper at the Gates of Dawn album was (is). RIP Syd...

Pink Floyd - Interstellar Overdrive

...which then led me to pull out another vinyl album...

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis: Bold as Love (Full Album) Vinyl Rip

Well that drove a truck through my planned work schedule. Worth it though.

Was going to reply when I saw this but didn't have time.

For me Deja Vu is one of those few albums of Desert Island caliber., along with about 20 or 30 others.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIrUAHaNvCI

Pipers was good but I got it way back when it was A Nice Pair, combining that and Saucerful of Secrets so it included Arnold Layne and See Emily Play, but it depends on the US and UK versions for the exact mix. So to me the two would usually be listened to in full back-to-back, it was one of those album things.

Jimi, that's a whole 'nother story. Seems what I like best are the ones Noel Redding didn't play on, like Electric Lady Land, Billy Cox or Jimi on bass was better.

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Postby Brah » Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:39 pm

Can't mention those without hearing them again...See Emily Play
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKtYdV7H0Yo

Interesting factoid, the last notes of "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" is a quote from See Emily Play, in tribute to Syd.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWPjYWgRdtM#t=12m05s

Arnold Layne
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADTwlLIduPo
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