No one else had a song, so I had to sing that one as well. The Reptiles prided itself on always being true to the song and getting all the chords right! Most bands were a little lazy that way.
We used sharps and flats and major seventh chords because of our Beatle training. Me and my brother would listen to records over LP) over until every chord was perfect, especially with the Beatles stuff, which was our supreme role model. We even did Sgt. We made a comeback and beat them in a Battle of the Bands at St.
One reason the rivalry was so raw, even though personally I was great friends with the leader Allen Spink, was young testosterone when the nine of us were in a room together. We were like the Jets and the Sharks circling each other, I swear! Ray would do this swagger like he was so cool and shake his ass, which drove us crazy, because our impression of music at the time did not include ass shaking!
Maybe he thought he was Elvis, who I both appreciate and love now, but at the time he was kind of old news to us in Thanks to Bassman Bobb Brown for forwarding me the comments of Steve Worthy, along with the photo and the scans and transfers of the Aliens Were they from Ossining too? My LP) both attend St. I just heard from an old friend who was in the ossining band called Raunch, who were probably the best musically and entertainment wise.
A cross between the Vanilla Fudge and the Who. Hey Steve, How are you, where are you now? I sold my photography studio and moved to upstate NY. Curt Meinel The Aliens.
WE had a band called Thunder You Bought A New Kind Of Love To Me - Lorez Alexandria - From Broadway To Hollywood (Vinyl played all of the same dances…the band members were Glen Kane on drums. Bruce Williams on keyboards. Howie Johnson on rythm guitar Norbie Walters on bass…I sang lead and we had a number of lead guitarists…it was a great time to be in a garage band and the Worthy brothers were legendary in Ossining. Best Wishes Scott Williams.
Hey, Scott! Where are you now? Get in touch please. Curt, Wow, this is a blast from the past, as they used to say! I hope you are well, Curt! I videotaped a lot of the Open Mics, and got into photography in college, as editor-in-chief of my Colgate University yearbook, called Salmagundi.
They donated over paintings, sculptures and decorative art to the national Gallery of Art in Washington DC and over 90 institutions in the US. Check out flickr. Kress and Co. In addition to providing storage, it runs on-site studios, so staff members can pull tapes and send digital transfers to labels online, avoiding any need for recordings to leave the premises.
Yet some music-business insiders regard this arrangement as a mixed bargain. Many treasures in tape vaults have been stumbled upon by accident.
Tapes can be retrieved only when requested by bar-code number, and labels pay fees for each request. For years, rumors have circulated among insiders about legendary albums whose masters have gone missing in Iron Mountain because labels recorded incorrect bar-code numbers. The kind of mass tape-pull that would be necessary to unearth lost recordings is both financially and logistically impractical.
Nearly all the tapes that go in will never come off the shelf. The fire also claimed numerous hit singles, likely including. The list of destroyed single and album masters takes in titles by dozens of legendary artists. Cab Calloway. Blige, Sonic Youth, Nirvana, Soundgarden.
I didn't pay much attention to this story, but given the breadth and depth of the master recordings lost, it is one of the greatest, if not THE greatest, fiasco in the known history of music. I read somewhere that movie copies were destroyed in the fire too. I think that's not the original negtives, but the film reels sent out to movie theaters.
Iron Mountain is a lot better than some movie lot they are making pyro on, LP). Oh yeah, Iron Mountain is a giant improvement over Prince's basement or some random warehouse. The concerning part is that they have to pay money per tape they pull out of the archive and the fact that catalog mismanagment is possible. Still we know that there's some tapes with no markings at all and it's doubtful that they'll spend the money to find out what they are. Only going off the amount of cassettes they sent to Iron Mountain from Paisley, it would cost over 30 million to digitize everything.
New York Times published a list of affected artists but there's no word on what albums were lost. King The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
The works of a lot of famous composers was destroyed too. The masters for many great movie soundtracks, plays and TV compositions. Quite horrifying, God. Eleven years ago this month, a fire ripped through a part of Universal Studios Hollywood. The fire started in the early hours of June 1, SoulConservator said: While this is definitely a disaster, at least the notable artist's music will not be lost to us.
MotownSubdivision said: This fire could have happened in any case but consolidations can have some unspeakable side effects. Had Universal not swallowed all the labels it didI bet a vastly smaller amount of these masters would have been caught in this fire assuming it struck at all. For 65 years straight, the 1 genre in music, selling wise, was rock n' roll worldwide. Last year in June, it got de-crowned by hip hop. Hip hop is the 1 genre. It's hip hop - rock - country - pop or pop - country.
They're disputing it already And not even the artists were aware of it happening until the NY Times Article:. A Cuban cowbell. A Batucada whistle. Like a musical microcosm of Afro-American history. The title track is an incredible, uplifting cacophony. Bustling, totally alive. A You Bought A New Kind Of Love To Me - Lorez Alexandria - From Broadway To Hollywood (Vinyl audio massage.
Moving your arse, so that your mind might follow. Listing it as number 27 in their Holy Grail series. Of which I only own four. The label that had guided the Brazilian Deodato to US success. Both, like these new 7s, were only available in Japan. Truth is, this more out there gear was my point of entry to Jazz.
Coming out of a Techno black-hole of my own making in LP) mids, I attempted to clean-up my act, and took out a subscription to The Wire.
Aiming to get high on music alone. This was my Jazz. Not Blue Note. Songs I learned about here would make a whole separate piece. Possibly in the same show. Gilles would claim anything new was Jazz, and maybe he was right. Building to showers of syncopation. Piano stabs and marimba-like percussion. Organ grind and flute.
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