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Postby JR8 » Wed, 09 Jan 2013 8:31 am

Burning Spear-Slavery days

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOhBOdxO6Hg
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[Authentic Jamaican old style reggae... ]

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Postby Brah » Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:38 am

Yes, once the Experience was disbanded Jimi got together with his Viet Nam war buddy and formed http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Band_of_Gypsys

The later music was more soulful (well, Jimi did play with the Isley Brothers for many years) and the Crash Landing album is an excellent example of a return to that:

Testify - The Isley Brothers (feat. Jimi Hendrix) 1964: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usP3yLGru1Y

Message To Love: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbFdvrnHolk

This stuff oozes soul.
JR8 wrote:
Brah wrote:That's because it's Billy Cox of The Band of Gypsies, rather than Noel Redding, who had no soul.

There was an article about a new album that just came out, this is from it.
First time for me too, and I'm usually up on this stuff.


Ah-so desuka [hnnnn] ? That's very interesting as I'd never thought of it like that. I mean

a) I never knew that Hendrix had a 'black' bassist at any point. I only recall seeing footage and photos with Noel Redding. Was he like Brian Jones, or Pete Best, the ones who got forgotten...
I prefer the Brian Jones Stones

b) I'd never really considered how a replacement band member changes a band. I had assumed that replacements were chosen, upon their ability to replicate what had gone. But now you mention it, why should that be?
Can be a big effect for fusion or Jazz bands
p.s. Side-meme, 'Bands that were *improved* by the replacement of a long-standing member' ;)

I can think of a few that were worse off, like INXS, post-Blackmore Deep Purple, post-Hackett Genesis, Yes without Jon Anderson, some Rainbow without Dio;

improved I have to think about longer - maybe Van Halen without Marc Anthony;

still good but different like Little Feat after Lowell George passed away, Allman Bothers after Berry Oakley and Duane Allman passed away, Genesis post-Peter Gabriel, post-John Foxx Ultravox....

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Postby Brah » Wed, 09 Jan 2013 6:25 pm

JR8 wrote:I've heard this song twice today. Once from my wife in the bathroom this am on her radio, then again while getting my haircut this pm over their radio. So I was sitting there thinking, hmmm what is this? Four chord song? ... probably. The 'power keyboards' (anthemic chords) really lift it up. What on earth is this? I like it!

I thought it was going to be Italian or Spanish house, as it really has that sort of statuesque open sound that they are renowned for... but imagine my surprise to discover it is...

Rihanna Only Girl (In The World) (Graham Norton Show)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTg27B4eLh4

p.s. I know her name, but don't know her baggage or market. Still like it though :-D....

I don;t not like that kind of thing, if I were in the right club, like Attica, but it's not the kind of thing I'd ever listen to outside a club.

Good that they did the electronics but used analog guitars and bass. Did I hear autotune?...

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Postby Brah » Wed, 09 Jan 2013 6:40 pm

a blast from the (80s) past

JR8 wrote:Burning Spear-Slavery days

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOhBOdxO6Hg
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[Authentic Jamaican old style reggae... ]


But....if you like real old-style reggae, I have this great double-CD, will have to dig it out

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 09 Jan 2013 7:51 pm

Brah wrote:I don;t not like that kind of thing, if I were in the right club, like Attica, but it's not the kind of thing I'd ever listen to outside a club.


I'm ok with such popcorn going on in the background at home while I do other things/work. If it were more serious music then it'd be a problem as it would hold my attention :)

Brah wrote:Good that they did the electronics but used analog guitars and bass. Did I hear autotune?...


Yes, good call, there is something funny going on there and I couldn't figure it out either. She's belting out that song so effortlessly, AND even while doing pirouettes it seems. If she's miming it she does a good job.

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Postby Brah » Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:07 pm

Ok I'm going to throw something out there that I've wanted to for a long time, in certain forums, this one is a good one for it.

However, it will take a pretty good familiarity with a) this entire album, and b) something else, not related but for which there is a stark similarity, but I won't say what I'm fishing for right off, and it's not an album per se, more a band in a certain phase.

For (b) I believe there are some on the forum who are familiar, intimate perhaps, with it - JR8, X9200, Mi Amigo, and I'm sure others.

I won't post the whole album, this track is as good an example as any on it: Phish - Waste: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tzWWjNCuF0

What puzzles me is that there is no mention of the obvious influences on the album, Phish's website or forums, and the audience is very different but I can't believe that I'm the only one who has made this leap.

Either that, or I'm just lost in my own musical world...

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 10 Jan 2013 4:48 am

re: the Phish song... my thoughts:
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'Bloke with a cold, in his bedroom.
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Not much to this
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2:05 Bit Neil Youngish
2:50 Keys are ok. Ok, it's a familiar style now.
3:30 Rather Neil Young - 'After the Goldrush'
3:55 Very subtle but nice gittar
4:30 Banjo picking into the end. Again, very Neil Young.

So, I expect you can spot what I found the influence. Neil Young, and c. 1973! But I also feel there is more, and I (honestly) sense it, but can't quite grasp it.

Grrr :)

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Postby Brah » Thu, 10 Jan 2013 8:49 pm

You're right, there is more, at least I think so - perhaps someone else sees it the same way I do.

I should say, in case it's not already obvious, that the influence I hear is on top of the obvious one, The Grateful Dead, seeing how Phish are a jam band and they almost all seem to stem from The Dead.

This is a nice playlist of the whole album: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96eoebsN ... 2769636850

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 11 Jan 2013 3:44 am

John Lydon 1978
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N35H-59QIbA



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- When someone takes the mickey and you know it, but you still laugh and kinda like it.

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 11 Jan 2013 4:18 am

Black Sabbath "Paranoid"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kz_6jagv_D4


[Early orig. vid. - sumptuous]

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 11 Jan 2013 5:23 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUJ0IYZKLvE
Motörhead - Killed by death (Live in Wacken 2009) *Good Quality*


>>>>> ---- //// Nice!

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Postby Brah » Fri, 11 Jan 2013 8:51 am

Then you'll love this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPSnxkqJtco

Found this just after I bought a through-the-years DVD

JR8 wrote:Black Sabbath "Paranoid"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kz_6jagv_D4

[Early orig. vid. - sumptuous]

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Postby Mi Amigo » Fri, 11 Jan 2013 2:00 pm

OK, time for a bit of Friday frivolity:

Dr. Hook - Cover of the Rolling Stone

"Oh that's beautiful." Classic :lol:

And Saint's mention of Harvey's Bristol Cream in another thread put me in mind of this (potentially NSFW, depending on where you work ;-) ):

Supercharge - She Moved the Dishes First

With apologies to any fans of the Drifters here.

"Oh yeah, I wait tables too":

The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You

And Zappa, as always, was like, totally ahead of his time back in 1982:

Frank Zappa - Valley Girl
Be careful what you wish for

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 12 Jan 2013 5:07 am

Brah wrote:Then you'll love this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPSnxkqJtco

Found this just after I bought a through-the-years DVD


JR8 wrote:Woof! :-D [so much hair!]

Thanks that was brilliant, and took a bit of intense listening in between filing my taxes. I wonder when YT started hosting whole albums...

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 12 Jan 2013 5:19 am

Mi Amigo wrote:And Zappa, as always, was like, totally ahead of his time back in 1982:

Frank Zappa - Valley Girl



^ This one.

Zappa was a poet/savant, I'm sure.


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