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#9851 19 days ago

I sent the funny Pink Floyd post to my young gay neighbors who have a giant stain glass of the classic Storm Thorgerson cover art in their front window.

They had no idea it was an album cover; you guessed it, they bought it for the rainbow.

Lol
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(They were kind enough to take a picture for me)

#9852 19 days ago

AIC spinning...

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#9853 19 days ago

We will be 1 great musician short. Lost you on my birthday David Crosby.
You had a great stach.

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#9854 19 days ago

My contribution to the David Crosby DJ set. Also, happy late birthday Don!

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#9855 19 days ago

Hear Hear.. happy Birthday Sir.
Crosby was a Legend.
And partly do to his song.... I Never Cut my Hair.
RIP.

#9856 19 days ago

Picked up this OLD school Queen Boot.
Recorded in Europe in 1974, excellent soundboard? Recording.
Check out the center label penciled in track list.

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#9857 19 days ago

SAP is soooooo good! Excellent choice.

#9858 19 days ago

The 3 LP deluxe KISS Creatures of the Night was also in the box of nonsense.
Triple gatefold.
Great booklet included.
The Vinyl ended up being dark blue semi transparent.

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#9859 19 days ago

Let the celebration of Crosby's life and many musical contributions continue.....

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#9860 18 days ago
Quoted from gonzo73:

The 3 LP deluxe KISS Creatures of the Night was also in the box of nonsense.
Triple gatefold.
Great booklet included.
The Vinyl ended up being dark blue semi transparent.
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Nice. I have not bought any KISS vinyl in 10 years (have given them enough $ throughout the years), but I may have to pick this one up with those demos - can't believe they put KILLER tracks on this album.

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#9861 18 days ago

A tiny record shop just opened up nearby and I snagged this for $6. Been listening to it for many years but this is the first time on vinyl. Great timing with the anniversary.

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#9862 18 days ago
Quoted from snakesnsparklers:

A tiny record shop just opened up nearby and I snagged this for $6. Been listening to it for many years but this is the first time on vinyl. Great timing with the anniversary.

I just finished spinning my old well-worn copy. Did the album you snagged still have the posters?

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#9863 18 days ago

A birthday present to myself. I picked up an old Thorens with a String Theory Woody tonearm and 80lb slate plinth.
I needed a new toy to play with.

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#9864 18 days ago

Crazy that the last couple of posts are about The Dark Side of the Moon. I actually just bought a copy (2016 reissue) earlier today. I had a Target gift card, so it wound up costing me a whopping $0.17.

Some other records I've picked up over the last couple of weeks:

Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party (2018 Lmt Ed orange vinyl)
John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter, and Daniel Davies - Halloween Ends OST (Ltd Ed red version)
Van Halen - S/T (2020)
Bell Biv Devoe - Poison (original)
Nirvana - In Utero (original)
Beastie Boys - B-Boys in the Cut (Remixes) (12" Lmt Ed orange vinyl)
Led Zeppelin - II (2020)
Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti (2015)
Portishead - Dummy (2017)
Offspring - Smash (2021)

#9865 18 days ago

HSAS Through the Fire, Japan press still in shrink.
Neil Shron finally gets to rock out, Sammy is in Top form, its unfortunate that they only recorded this one album.

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#9866 18 days ago
Quoted from 30FathomDave:

Crazy that the last couple of posts are about The Dark Side of the Moon. I actually just bought a copy (2016 reissue) earlier today. I had a Target gift card, so it wound up costing me a whopping $0.17.
Some other records I've picked up over the last couple of weeks:
Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party (2018 Lmt Ed orange vinyl)
John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter, and Daniel Davies - Halloween Ends OST (Ltd Ed red version)
Van Halen - S/T (2020)
Bell Biv Devoe - Poison (original)
Nirvana - In Utero (original)
Beastie Boys - B-Boys in the Cut (Remixes) (12" Lmt Ed orange vinyl)
Led Zeppelin - II (2020)
Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti (2015)
Portishead - Dummy (2017)
Offspring - Smash (2021)

Do you shop at The In Groove? I watch all of Mike's YouTube videos.
He buys tons of great collections, so the store is always stocked with gems.
Pricey though....

#9867 18 days ago

Who’s your listening buddy??

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#9868 18 days ago

Greatness.

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#9869 18 days ago

Found a new spot today, Purchase St Records in New Bedford, MA. Prices were on the higher side, but the selection was amazing if you are into metal/hard rock. My kids saw a Judas Priest 45 and asked if Rob Halford was Walter White. I wish I took a pic, it looked just like him. If you weren't into local (MA) hardcore in the 90's you probably have no idea who Slapshot is, great album.

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#9870 18 days ago
Quoted from Fulltilt:

Who’s your listening buddy??
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I'm sorry, but if you put a dog in a pic...you are getting an instant upvote from me!

Great listening buddy!!

#9871 18 days ago

I need the vinyl. Coltrane goodness.

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#9872 17 days ago
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#9873 17 days ago

My first new album in years.

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#9874 17 days ago
Quoted from Scoot:

My first new album in years.

You're done for now.. just sayin'.

#9875 17 days ago

Beers Sunday.

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#9876 16 days ago

Monday so far.

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#9877 16 days ago
Quoted from Gort:

Monday so far.
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People never give Pat Travers enough credit for having his only hit song about beating his ex-girlfriend into unconsciousness.

BOOM BOOM OUT GO THE LIGHTS
No kiddin'
I'm ready to fight
I been lookin' for my baby all night
I get her in my sights
Boom boom, out go the lights

No kiddin'
I'm ready to go
If I find her, boy don't you know
I get her in my sights
Boom boom, out go the lights

Ooh yea
Well I thought I treated my baby fair
I just found out she don't want me here
If I get her in my sights
Boom boom, out go the lights

Oh yeah, play the guitar boy

I never felt this mad before
I just found out she don't want me no more
If I get her in my sights
Boom boom, out go the lights
That's right

#9878 16 days ago
Quoted from vid1900:

People never give Pat Travers enough credit for having his only hit song about beating his ex-girlfriend into unconsciousness.
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Thanks, I had no idea. I always assumed that he was speaking of knockin boots, not bashin heads.

#9879 16 days ago

the song boom boom is older than traverse, the traverse band played a lot of cover music and radio stations liked his live album and this song, but likely not for its lyrics they just liked the start stop and crowd participation the things that made a concert more memorable another artist created this song and he is inducted into the rock & roll hall of fame little walter

#9880 16 days ago

this was traverse biggest hit crash and burn and also snortn whiskey and drinking cocaine was his I don't think they wrote many original songs, but they have their own sound

#9881 16 days ago

Songfacts®:
Studio and live versions of "Boom Boom (Out Go The Lights)" were recorded by Pat Travers, both uptempo with some fine axework, and, one might think, this was a happy sort of song. In fact it has a somewhat dark origin. Written by harmonica player Stan Lewis, it was recorded by another harmonica player, Little Walter, on Chess Records in 1957. Little Walter (real name Marion Walter Jacobs, 1930-'68) was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2008.

Listening to the song with a bit of nous reveals that it is actually about a taboo subject: spousal abuse. The boom is the punch, and out go the young lady's lights. Oops! >>
Pat Travers, a Canadian guitar slinger, first released this song on his debut album in 1976, replacing Little Walter's harmonica-heavy arrangement with guitar and piano. It became a favorite in his live repertoire as Travers would summon up a call-and-response, with the crowd answering "Out go the lights!" after his "Boom boom."

He released a 5-minute-long live recording (two minutes longer than the studio version) on his 1979 album Live! Go for What You Know in 1979, where he distances himself from the lyric by introducing it as a "party song." This version got some airplay on Rock radio and survived as a deep cut years later on some Classic Rock stations.

#9882 15 days ago

Music that says a lot with no lyrics.

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#9883 15 days ago

Really digging this.

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#9884 15 days ago
Quoted from Gort:

Songfacts®:
Studio and live versions of "Boom Boom (Out Go The Lights)" were recorded by Pat Travers, both uptempo with some fine axework, and, one might think, this was a happy sort of song. In fact it has a somewhat dark origin. Written by harmonica player Stan Lewis, it was recorded by another harmonica player, Little Walter, on Chess Records in 1957. Little Walter (real name Marion Walter Jacobs, 1930-'68) was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2008.
Listening to the song with a bit of nous reveals that it is actually about a taboo subject: spousal abuse. The boom is the punch, and out go the young lady's lights. Oops! >>
Pat Travers, a Canadian guitar slinger, first released this song on his debut album in 1976, replacing Little Walter's harmonica-heavy arrangement with guitar and piano. It became a favorite in his live repertoire as Travers would summon up a call-and-response, with the crowd answering "Out go the lights!" after his "Boom boom."
He released a 5-minute-long live recording (two minutes longer than the studio version) on his 1979 album Live! Go for What You Know in 1979, where he distances himself from the lyric by introducing it as a "party song." This version got some airplay on Rock radio and survived as a deep cut years later on some Classic Rock stations.

This could be an interesting debate. I've sang dozens if not hundreds of different cover songs for anything from large venues and high end weddings to backyard parties over the last 30 years. I know the lyrics, but just as a string of words. I couldn't tell you what most of the songs are about, because half the time I don't even like the song, or just don't care. I could see a fun cover that turned into a hit without knowing what the song was about. Granted, this wouldn't fly today because people are much more in tune to this sort of thing, but the 70's? Are we as artists and listeners not able to interpret the song how it talks to us as an individual? Sure, there is a limit, and this probably crosses it. There are songs I performed 15 years ago that I wouldn't touch today.

#9885 15 days ago
Quoted from Deez:

Really digging this.
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That's one hell of an album!

Pusherman - Curtis Mayfield

#9886 15 days ago
Quoted from Gort:

Listening to the song with a bit of nous reveals that it is actually about a taboo subject: spousal abuse. The boom is the punch, and out go the young lady's lights. Oops!

I saw Pat Travers a few years ago and he was still doing this song.

If he wanted, he could change the lyrics with about 10 minutes of songwriting and make it about a boxing match, punching nazis, or just about anything other than beating women unconscious.

#9887 15 days ago
Quoted from vid1900:

I saw Pat Travers a few years ago and he was still doing this song.
If he wanted, he could change the lyrics with about 10 minutes of songwriting and make it about a boxing match, punching nazis, or just about anything other than beating women unconscious.

or just play something newer and move on. that's to bad I'm sorry to hear it went like that , thats a good time to get up and walk around get a beverage

#9888 15 days ago
Quoted from vid1900:

I saw Pat Travers a few years ago and he was still doing this song.
If he wanted, he could change the lyrics with about 10 minutes of songwriting and make it about a boxing match, punching nazis, or just about anything other than beating women unconscious.

Or, you could be less sensitive. Your choice.

#9889 15 days ago
Quoted from vid1900:

I saw Pat Travers a few years ago and he was still doing this song.
If he wanted, he could change the lyrics with about 10 minutes of songwriting and make it about a boxing match, punching nazis, or just about anything other than beating women unconscious.

I'm surprized you went to see him KNOWING he would play this song.

#9890 15 days ago

If he didn't play the song, we in the crowd would Riot !
Boom Boom Boom !

What a Live album !

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#9891 14 days ago
Quoted from Gort:

I'm surprized you went to see him KNOWING he would play this song.

He was free at the state fair.

I got to see the world's largest Squash, and Pat Travers

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#9892 14 days ago
Quoted from guitarded:

Or, you could be less sensitive. Your choice.

Every artist changes their lyrics when they realize they shlt the bed.

Dire Straits, Black Eye Peas, Michel Jackson, Lana Del Ray, Scorpions...totally human thing to do.

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#9893 14 days ago
Quoted from vid1900:

Every artist changes their lyrics when they realize they shlt the bed.

Nonsense. You are well down the slippery slope to Tipper Gore.

#9894 14 days ago
Quoted from guitarded:

You are well down the slippery slope to Tipper Gore.

Let's leave politics off of pinside.

If you support beating women into unconsciousness, just douche-up and say so.
You love me because you are a douchebag

#9895 14 days ago

amazon.com link »

The Rolling Stones 16 LP box set (that was out of print for a long time and was fetching $1000 on the secondary market) is back in stock @ Amazon $429

A little cheaper @ wallmart

https://www.walmart.com/ip/The-Rolling-Stones-The-Rolling-Stones-In-Mono-Vinyl/2277109390

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#9896 14 days ago

amazon.com link »

Patsy Cline Greatest hits - 50% off $13.99

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#9897 14 days ago
Quoted from vid1900:

Let's leave politics off of pinside.

Nothing political about you being into censorship and demanding such. Grow up. Art doesn't exist to ratify your FeFees.

#9898 14 days ago
Quoted from guitarded:

Nothing political about you being into censorship and demanding such. Grow up. Art doesn't exist to ratify your FeFees.

I have not demanded any censorship, LOL.

No government actions force smart bands to change lame lyrics, they just do it because they realize they'd look like idiots otherwise.

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#9900 14 days ago

Happy wife happy life! My wife's favorite group. I like them too!

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