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  1. The Stooges released three studio albums: they followed up “The Stooges” with “Fun House,” in 1970, and “Raw Power,” in 1973. The first two albums are chaotic, desperate, and bold. “The Stooges,” which was produced by John Cale, of the Velvet Underground, is the band at its most economic. By the time that they made “Raw Power,” James Williamson was playing lead guitar and Ron Asheton was on bass, and they had rebranded themselves as Iggy and the Stooges. Dave Alexander had been fired in 1970, for showing up too drunk to perform. (He died in 1975, at age twenty-seven, from complications from pancreatitis.) “Raw Power” was mixed by David Bowie, and it contains two songs, “Gimme Danger” and “I Need Somebody,” that might reasonably be described as ballads. The Stooges fell apart shortly thereafter, for all the usual reasons: drugs, clashing agendas, poor sales. The band’s final performance of the nineteen-seventies was at the Michigan Palace, in Detroit, in 1974. Pop was antagonizing the room, and being pelted with beer, whiskey bottles, bras, and shoes. In 1976, a recording of the show was released, titled “Metallic K.O.” In 1977, Lester Bangs wrote about the record for the Village Voice: “Nobody gets killed, but ‘Metallic K.O.’ is the only rock album I know where you can actually hear hurled beer bottles breaking against guitar strings.” https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/09/02/the-survival-of-iggy-pop I remember when The Stooges were new !! )
  2. IT SOUNDS LIKE A GOOD PEDAL TO LEAVE RUNNING NEXT TO THE Boss RT-20 Rotary Ensemble FOR THE LIGHT SHOW AND TO THROW PEOPLE OFF OF THE SCENT OF MY UNAFFECTED SOUND CONFUSED BY MY EXTREME AMOUNT OF FOOT PEDAL EFFECTS PRESENT !! )
  3. forum rules forbid expression of my first thought best thought !! ) suffice it to say I need remedial musical appreciation again !! )
  4. it aint a yacht without an elevator !! )
  5. [CENTER]I wish I still owned the small box 50w Marshall I traded for a 59 strat !! ) even more I wish I still owned the 66 Vibrolux Reverb I traded for a 60 tweed Bassman !! ) I did what I had to do !! ) C'est la vie !! ) :idk: [/CENTER]
  6. [CENTER]willie nelson and melloncamp had some good runs too !! ) :)[/CENTER]
  7. [CENTER] [LIST] [*][I][URL="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neil_Young_(album)"]Neil Young[/URL][/I] (1969) [*][I][URL="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everybody_Knows_This_Is_Nowhere"]Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere[/URL][/I] with Crazy Horse (1969) [*][I][URL="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/After_the_Gold_Rush"]After the Gold Rush[/URL][/I] (1970) [*][I][URL="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvest_(Neil_Young_album)"]Harvest[/URL][/I] (1972) [/LIST][/CENTER]
  8. [QUOTE=gubu;n32494023] Bahahahahahaaaaaa LaRS. What are you talking about?[/QUOTE] [CENTER]not a jankier and 1 groove out there than tick ka-BOOM !! ) :) [video=youtube;IwOfCgkyEj0]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwOfCgkyEj0[/video] [video=youtube;ktjpxrIFOx8]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktjpxrIFOx8[/video] [/CENTER]
  9. [QUOTE=Red Ant;n32494014] I didn't say it was. You made a statement claiming Dylan "synthesized several new forms of the 12 bar blues". I can't find any evidence to support that statement, try as I might. I'm not sure why you're bringing up "sloppiness", which I've never had an issue with. I said "clumsily played", which is very different from "sloppy". By saying that, I meant that the grooves are stiff, and the phrasing of the players is stilted and awkward, with perhaps the exception of Al Kooper. [/QUOTE] [CENTER]Little Steven has at least 2 10 minute intros to LaRS !! ) :) there was no bigger Dylan fan than Jimi !! ) Bob raising the bar songwriting extrapolates nicely with Jimi raising the bar playing !! ) :)[/CENTER]
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