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« Reply #1150 on: November 28, 2017, 11:57:33 PM »

Today's song is Never Learn Not to Love.
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« Reply #1151 on: November 29, 2017, 04:50:52 AM »

Today's song is Never Learn Not to Love.

Nothing of the history behind this song can detract from its beauty in Dennis's hands. Five.
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« Reply #1152 on: November 29, 2017, 06:31:24 AM »

Today's song is Never Learn Not to Love.

Dennis took a mediocre song and turned it into an awesome song. FIVE!
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« Reply #1153 on: November 30, 2017, 12:53:47 AM »

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« Reply #1154 on: November 30, 2017, 12:54:18 AM »

Today's song is Our Prayer.
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« Reply #1155 on: November 30, 2017, 03:19:16 AM »

Today's song is Our Prayer.

My favourite version, perhaps because I heard it first. A perfectly crafted gem. Five.
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« Reply #1156 on: November 30, 2017, 08:41:10 AM »

Our Prayer = 5

Absolutely stunning! I also heard it first on 20/20 and probably prefer that version as well.
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« Reply #1157 on: December 01, 2017, 12:51:49 AM »

Like it? Yes & no. But to give it even 4.5 is to hint at the BBs being bad at singing this type song.
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« Reply #1158 on: December 01, 2017, 02:10:33 AM »

Today's song is Cabin Essence.
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« Reply #1159 on: December 01, 2017, 02:11:31 AM »

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« Reply #1160 on: December 01, 2017, 03:34:04 AM »

Today's song is Cabin Essence.

Breathtaking! Magical! Brilliant beyond brilliant! FIVE!
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« Reply #1161 on: December 01, 2017, 04:16:26 AM »

This song is the best track in 20/20. It's Smile's best too. Interesting combination - slow & fast, did anybody expect the chorus to begin like that? It's crazy in the coolest way. 3D  Big 5. Thumbs Up
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« Reply #1162 on: December 01, 2017, 04:17:15 AM »

Today's song is Cabin Essence.

I heard this back in '69 or '70 and was blown away. Those backing vocals in the "Iron Horse" section! And much more...

What an album closer! Five.
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« Reply #1163 on: December 01, 2017, 05:47:24 AM »

This was one of those songs that I had the reaction of "what the ??" to. It took me a few listens to truly appreciate it and it's now one of my favorite BB songs.
I prefer the outro of this version to TSS.
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« Reply #1164 on: December 02, 2017, 12:06:02 AM »

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« Reply #1165 on: December 02, 2017, 12:06:34 AM »

Today we'll discuss 20/20 album.
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« Reply #1166 on: December 02, 2017, 01:17:32 AM »

Today we'll discuss 20/20 album.

It's a patchwork quilt of an album and as such it works very well. Some tracks fall flat out of context but the whole is a great listen. Five.
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« Reply #1167 on: December 02, 2017, 07:42:50 AM »

Today we'll discuss 20/20 album.

I want to give it 5, but I really dislike Nearest Faraway Place. So I gave it 4 (call it 4.5)

Some of my favorite songs by them are on this album. It's one of my favorite LPs. I just wish they could've replaced Bruce's song with something else from that era.
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« Reply #1168 on: December 02, 2017, 11:15:55 PM »

A resounding 5.
Fixed it for you. police Let's stop this "a whatever" rubbish. "Resounding 5" is better.

Then - liked 20/20. Now - leave the best tracks/ delete boring. 3.
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« Reply #1169 on: December 03, 2017, 12:33:40 AM »

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« Reply #1170 on: December 03, 2017, 12:34:46 AM »

Today's song is We're Together Again.
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« Reply #1171 on: December 03, 2017, 01:17:30 AM »

It's good to see 20/20 get 3 3's Smiley ("3 3's" - catchy, eh?).

WTA=3. I did like it initially but it faded away. But definitely this song isn't in "nothing special" category. I should add it's solid 3.
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« Reply #1172 on: December 03, 2017, 02:48:02 AM »

Today's song is We're Together Again.

The coda of "WTA" is amazing. Those added chords give such a warm feeling. But the entire song is joyous. Five.
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« Reply #1173 on: December 03, 2017, 05:38:08 PM »

Today's song is We're Together Again.

Great block harmonies and melody. I've always been curious as to who this unrelated Ron Wilson is (writer of this song). Surely it can't be the drummer for the Surfaris? Either way, FIVE.
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« Reply #1174 on: December 03, 2017, 11:45:27 PM »

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