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« Reply #25 on: January 17, 2017, 11:57:38 AM »

Most other forums look down upon bumping a thread that is several years old. Not a rule here, but I've been put in "time out" on other boards for having done that. Other than that, though, I'm ok with it being revived, and yeah it's a good topic
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« Reply #26 on: January 17, 2017, 12:25:52 PM »

Yes but it's other forums. They've got nothing to do with this board's rules. Why ask why this thread was bumped if it's a good topic?
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« Reply #27 on: January 17, 2017, 12:28:14 PM »

Most other forums look down upon bumping a thread that is several years old. Not a rule here, but I've been put in "time out" on other boards for having done that. Other than that, though, I'm ok with it being revived, and yeah it's a good topic

Thanks, Billy. I've always assumed that time stands still out here in the icy wastes of cyberspace, lol.

I've heard that too, about other boards being intolerant of bumping old stuff, and never understood the logic behind it.

Anyway, onward and upward...
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« Reply #28 on: January 17, 2017, 12:30:25 PM »

Yes but it's other forums. They've got nothing to do with this board's rules. Why ask why this thread was bumped if it's a good topic?

Because it's force of habit. I'm a member of quite a few forums.

Thanks JK for understanding.

In any case, it's done now.
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« Reply #29 on: January 17, 2017, 12:52:30 PM »

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Because it's force of habit. I'm a member of quite a few forums.
Well, OK. Hopefully, in future I don't get told these things again. & to Alex, that "Newguy/nobody etc." joke is very old & doesn't even make sense. Roll Eyes If it wasn't posted, this all could be avoided. Just saying.

Now, carry on.
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« Reply #30 on: January 17, 2017, 12:56:22 PM »

I'd like to buoy what Billy said. Any other forum, if I had seen a necropost like that I would  have locked the thread and given the member who necroposted it an infraction.

But here, yeah. A thread goes necro and repeat myself like an idiot.  LOL
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« Reply #31 on: January 17, 2017, 01:15:56 PM »

Any other board would also give a "time out" to a poster who replies in a condescending way after a mod tells you that the matter is closed, as RR did above.
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« Reply #32 on: January 17, 2017, 01:20:34 PM »

Any other board would also give a "time out" to a poster who replies in a condescending way after a mod tells you that the matter is closed, as RR did above.

Correct. Thankfully, I'm not that kind of mod....unless I'm continually pushed
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« Reply #33 on: January 17, 2017, 01:27:50 PM »

I wasn't condescending to Billy. I said "OK". What are you talking about?

I replied to Alex, that his joke was old & had nothing to do with the topic at hand. I don't even care who started thread - Newguy, nobody, whoever. I just read the OP, if it's sth. I can add, I revive it. That's all.
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« Reply #34 on: January 17, 2017, 01:30:44 PM »

I'm talking about every word after "ok".
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« Reply #35 on: January 17, 2017, 02:10:33 PM »

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^That part, like I'm going to forget or something.

In any case, it's done now. Second time I've said that. Let's move back on topic.

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« Reply #36 on: January 17, 2017, 02:23:08 PM »

Looking at the list, it's quite a marvel looking at the quality of songs released by the Stones and The Beatles during the 60s.  Add the rest of the British Invasion groups and The Beach Boys also. 

I'm fairly confident we'll never see anything like that in music again. 
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« Reply #37 on: January 17, 2017, 02:29:21 PM »

And even if we did have the quality of songs, the production would kill it. And, on the offchance the production was good, there's hardly an industry these days, at least as far as physical media sales
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« Reply #38 on: January 18, 2017, 01:19:17 PM »

And even if we did have the quality of songs, the production would kill it. And, on the offchance the production was good, there's hardly an industry these days, at least as far as physical media sales
Ok, here's an interesting "thought experiment". If we ever did have the same quality of songs that came from the 60's, how would we know? Think about it, the people in the 60's didn't know their music  was "special" until after the fact. What was that saying....hindsight is 20/20?  Grin
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« Reply #39 on: January 18, 2017, 09:12:04 PM »

She Loves You (as much as I love Come On)
I Wanna Be Your Man
Not Fade Away
It's All Over Now
I Feel Fine
The Last Time
Satisfaction
Get Off Of My Cloud (by an inch)
19th Nervous Breakdown
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Mothers Little Helper/Lady Jane
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Sympathy For The Devil
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3 for the Beatles.... that's surprised even me actually
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« Reply #40 on: January 18, 2017, 09:30:18 PM »

And even if we did have the quality of songs, the production would kill it. And, on the offchance the production was good, there's hardly an industry these days, at least as far as physical media sales
Ok, here's an interesting "thought experiment". If we ever did have the same quality of songs that came from the 60's, how would we know? Think about it, the people in the 60's didn't know their music  was "special" until after the fact. What was that saying....hindsight is 20/20?  Grin

Very good point
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« Reply #41 on: January 18, 2017, 11:43:55 PM »

I blame the internet for fostering all this previous-decade-focused navel gazing.
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« Reply #42 on: January 19, 2017, 05:49:45 AM »

How about this one for the Beatles and Stones



Love is Strong vs Free As a Bird

You Got Me Rocking vs. Real Love
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« Reply #43 on: January 19, 2017, 12:20:56 PM »

How about this one for the Beatles and Stones



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You Got Me Rocking vs. Real Love

I only know "FAAB" so I'll get back to this after listening to the other three...
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« Reply #44 on: January 20, 2017, 05:30:15 AM »

How about this one for the Beatles and Stones



Love is Strong vs Free As a Bird

You Got Me Rocking vs. Real Love

I only know "FAAB" so I'll get back to this after listening to the other three...


Out of the two Beatles tracks, I actually think Real Love is the better song.  Free As a Bird is cool in that it features leads from John, Paul, and George, but I think John's vocal is stronger in Real Love, and the song has a better flow to it. 
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« Reply #45 on: January 20, 2017, 05:46:28 AM »

Love is Strong vs Free As a Bird

You Got Me Rocking vs. Real Love

The two splendid Beatles tracks win for me hands down.

Recent Stones stuff doesn't seem to register with me----sorry, Mick and cohorts.
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« Reply #46 on: January 20, 2017, 08:33:38 AM »

Love is Strong vs Free As a Bird

You Got Me Rocking vs. Real Love

The two splendid Beatles tracks win for me hands down.

Recent Stones stuff doesn't seem to register with me----sorry, Mick and cohorts.

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« Reply #47 on: January 20, 2017, 09:14:18 AM »

Love is Strong vs Free As a Bird

You Got Me Rocking vs. Real Love

The two splendid Beatles tracks win for me hands down.

Recent Stones stuff doesn't seem to register with me----sorry, Mick and cohorts.

I think most recent Stones albums have some decent tracks.  I think You Got Me Rocking (off the uneven Voodoo Lounge) could set side by side with some of their early 70s songs.  Steel Wheels and A Bigger Bang were both decent LPs.  Although the less said about Bridges to Babylon, the better. 
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« Reply #48 on: January 21, 2017, 07:12:11 AM »

Love is Strong vs Free As a Bird

You Got Me Rocking vs. Real Love

The two splendid Beatles tracks win for me hands down.

Recent Stones stuff doesn't seem to register with me----sorry, Mick and cohorts.

I think most recent Stones albums have some decent tracks.  I think You Got Me Rocking (off the uneven Voodoo Lounge) could set side by side with some of their early 70s songs.  Steel Wheels and A Bigger Bang were both decent LPs.  Although the less said about Bridges to Babylon, the better. 

I lose interest after the departure (and death) of Brian Jones, the one exception being the stunning Exile on Main Street... 
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« Reply #49 on: January 25, 2017, 06:19:04 PM »

How about this one for the Beatles and Stones

Love is Strong vs Free As a Bird

You Got Me Rocking vs. Real Love
Never liked both "Free" & "Real". I pick the Stones.
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