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Postby rentawitch » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:06 pm

I was on the tube tonigh listening to my MP3 and got into conversation with a young Asian guy opposite,. He let me listen to his RnB and I gave him a bit of Cream (Crossroads) then Pink Floyd, (wish you were here)
He reckons Thriller is the best album ever and it does, apparently have greatest world-wide sales but I cited Sergeant Pepper, Wish you Were here and Afternath and others which pre-dated his experience.

For reference my first gig was The Who and the Spencer Davis Group in 1964 at the Regal Edmontan.

I feel sorry for those kids who are not even aware of Elvis and Frank Sinatra and Buddy Holly.

Who else feels they are lucky, being that bit older and experiencing some of the older bands?
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Postby Worbleook » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:10 pm

Hi renta, wish you're well. No, still no connection at home... :cry:

Don't be sad, I may be only 20, but I'm aware of Elvis, Sinatra and Pink Floyd...
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Postby ladyramkin » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:14 pm

I took a group of kids from the school where I used to teach to see "Buddy" as a leavers outing. They were absolutely ecstatic and were dancing in the ailes (sp). Come to think of it, so was I :D
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Postby rentawitch » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:15 pm

This is good. but so many kids think Michael Jackson is histor!!
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Postby steeljam » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:19 pm

At 15 I used to go to a youth club. There was a band whp practiced there and I managed to get a go on their drums. Two years later I saw them on TV singing Sha La La La Lee - It was the Small Faces!

At Uni we got to see many bands up close - Who, Led Zepplin.
Saw Bob Dylan at Isle of Wight but from a long way away.
Never saw the Beatles live unfortunately.
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Postby chudds » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:20 pm

Its ok I remember sitting for two days in a tree at knebworth to see pink floyd and then doing it again to see Led Zep
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Postby Vimesy » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:26 pm

Sweet home alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd - Awesome.
Hendrix
Morrison
Sinatra
Guns 'n' roses
A lot of the best music out there is old.
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Postby steeljam » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:31 pm

Vimesy wrote:A lot of the best music out there is old.

As it was so it will continue.
We all have to suffer a great deal of crap. What survives is what we celebrate as being good.
While we had the Beatles we also had Ken Dodd, Max Bygraves and Clive Dunn.
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Postby 15goingon5 » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:32 pm

UNfortunately I have herd a lot of the older bands etc. surfice to say I thought that they sucked. I really didn't like them at all. I like the new rock. I can't stand that old stuff
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Postby Susan Sto Helit » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:33 pm

Some of the best music out there is really old stuff.

But I really feel very sorry for the 3-10 year olds today, with the rubbish stuff they put on the telly now. Bring back Playhouse!
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Postby rentawitch » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:37 pm

steeljam wrote:At 15 I used to go to a youth club. There was a band whp practiced there and I managed to get a go on their drums. Two years later I saw them on TV singing Sha La La La Lee - It was the Small Faces!

At Uni we got to see many bands up close - Who, Led Zepplin.
Saw Bob Dylan at Isle of Wight but from a long way away.
Never saw the Beatles live unfortunately.

Ohj wow!
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Postby rentawitch » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:39 pm

chudds wrote:Its ok I remember sitting for two days in a tree at knebworth to see pink floyd and then doing it again to see Led Zep

Jealous
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Postby rentawitch » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:40 pm

Vimesy wrote:Sweet home alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd - Awesome.
Hendrix
Morrison
Sinatra
Guns 'n' roses
A lot of the best music out there is old.

ahem
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Postby Darren » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:42 pm

15goingon5 wrote:UNfortunately I have herd a lot of the older bands etc. surfice to say I thought that they sucked. I really didn't like them at all. I like the new rock. I can't stand that old stuff


Listen to (for example) The Darkness followed by some Deep Purple. You can fairly easily trace the decendancy.

Or alternatively try early Kiss or even Iron Maiden, if you're more that way inclined.
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Postby rentawitch » Tue Aug 16, 2005 09:45 pm

He is probably beyond reasoning with Darren
Jimi Hendrix, need I say more!
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