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« on: May 28, 2016, 12:43:56 PM »

Working on a new project, this time on that other West Coast harmony ensemble. Anyone here have any memorabilia or old articles they'd care to share on The Association ? Or maybe even the rare early 70s promo 45 "Sleepy Eyes", the one missing item from my collection...

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« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2016, 08:30:12 PM »

Heavens, did they themselves ever play a single note on any recorded song? Even on PBS oldies shows they play to a recording. I respect your affection for them, but when I heard this I was disheartened.
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2016, 11:08:01 PM »

Err... yes ! The entire 'Renaissance' album for starters ! Another popular misnomer that still runs amok...  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2016, 02:28:51 AM »

Yes, professor, right to be disheartened by incorrect facts, since the guys played on many tracks.
. stonehenge album, for example.

Myths from vested interests who hype their oarts
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« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2016, 02:31:46 AM »

Parts.......
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« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2016, 02:54:49 AM »

And, in case you are unaware of tv production, backing tracks are done by bands...sometimes with a few session players added, because the tv companies insist.
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« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2016, 05:00:00 AM »

Mr. Malc - will it be as BBs in pdf? I really liked it, btw, thanks for sharing. 3D
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« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2016, 08:36:46 AM »

Mr. Malc - will it be as BBs in pdf? I really liked it, btw, thanks for sharing. 3D

Glad you liked the Beach Boys PDFs - really enjoyed pulling that one together  Cool
As for The Association, I've no idea at present how, when or where it'll be finished, shared or whatever - but, regardless, of the misnomers that still surround them, I intend too see it through in one format or another ! I would HOPE to see such a project published, independently or wherever, but time will tell...
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« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2016, 12:48:18 PM »

I am happy to be wrong!  Chalk this up to the Wrecking Crew movie, which I ought to have doubted. So let me apologize to the Association fans. The damned wrecking crew would have us believe they played every note on every song since Swanee River.

Please enjoy these discoveries of your band. I always enjoyed their music and will explore more openly and wisely now.

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« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2016, 01:28:58 PM »

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