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flpete1uw
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Username: flpete1uw

Post Number: 395
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 12:01 pm:   Edit Post

Tony,
The Snarky Puppy link has been around, but what think happens we watch enjoy the heck out of, time goes by and when posted again it's feels so fresh! That is a fun link to watch! I know I haven't seen it awhile.
Thanks Double O #12!
Pete
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11531
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 12:08 pm:   Edit Post

Wolf; the Bach piece was wonderful, a very nice addition to the day. Thanks!
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3640
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 5:42 pm:   Edit Post

Dave, I am glad you liked it !
sonicus
Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3641
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 8:41 pm:   Edit Post

Bear Melt
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlWLwf49rM8
hammer
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Username: hammer

Post Number: 573
Registered: 9-2009
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 9:33 am:   Edit Post

Astral Weeks and Moondance. Van is the man!
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11533
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 10:41 am:   Edit Post

And thanks for Bear Melt, Wolf. I'm hoping to listen to St. Stephen / The Eleven / Turn on Your Love Light from Live Dead later on today. Right now I'm listening to the rain fall outside the window, aka Live Rain.
sonicus
Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3642
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 11:21 am:   Edit Post

You are welcome Dave. That "Live Dead" and that set of segued tunes is a total masterpiece to my ears. I think the rain is music too ,Earth's music, in all of its variations and transitions and segues from cloudy to sunny and then a rainbow ! There we can see the relativity between humanity and habitat and life when we create music .We all know this of course and live it day to day. I just like to talk about it sometimes and feel gratitude for it. It is my belief that reflecting this emotion during the creation of improvised and composed music is a product of the positive life force of humanity . It's just what we musicians do . I really heard that in "Bear Melt", and that whole "Live Dead" album. That has the "Dark Star" on it that l grew up with loving,and can not get enough of. It may very well be playing continuously in my subconscious mind.
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11534
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:10 pm:   Edit Post

:-)
jacko
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Username: jacko

Post Number: 3587
Registered: 10-2002
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:57 am:   Edit Post

brian.. "Moondance." I have to learn this for my new functions band. Not as easy as it sounds.

I spent last night listening to a string of James taylor's greatest hits from the front row at Glasgow's new(ish) Hydro. As ever, jimmy Johnson's playing was sublime but I have to admit I spent most of the evening watching Steve gadd's drumming.
jazzyvee
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Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 4233
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 1:07 am:   Edit Post

I've been listening to loads of Grover Washington Jr's music.
I'm putting on a big commemoration gig to celebrate his music in December so been finalising the set list.
flpete1uw
Advanced Member
Username: flpete1uw

Post Number: 396
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:53 am:   Edit Post

Ahhh,
What a way to start the day.
Bach and Live Dead.
Thanks Dave and Wolf
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1280
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 1:32 pm:   Edit Post

Ron Carter - Pastels (album)

I really like his upright tone.
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1282
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 5:17 pm:   Edit Post

All About That (upright) Bass, jazz version:
https://youtube.com/watch?v=iyTTX6Wlf1Y
flpete1uw
Advanced Member
Username: flpete1uw

Post Number: 398
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 5:49 pm:   Edit Post

Pauldo,
I smiled all the way through that! She's Good!
Peace,
Pete
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3652
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 7:10 pm:   Edit Post

I think this is really a masterful performance !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENJlmnqxZUQ
sonicus
Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3654
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 8:01 pm:   Edit Post

And another masterful performance from another era
Harry James & Helen Forrest ______ Harry is a musical influence of mine on the Trumpet and Helen is my favorite big band singer from that era
.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMaCoxOGXPM
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11539
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 8:12 pm:   Edit Post

Wolf, that was wonderful!! Thank you! I've always loved Mark Knopfler's playing.


(Message edited by davehouck on October 01, 2014)
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3655
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 8:32 pm:   Edit Post

Hi Dave , I am glad you liked it . I really like to watch Mark Knopflers right hand technique !
sonicus
Senior Member
Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3656
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 8:54 pm:   Edit Post

Michael Manring "The Enormous Room

"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aY4Ra2KOyas

I took his Bass clinic back in the early 90's and have been in a follower ever since .

Such an amazing player !
flpete1uw
Advanced Member
Username: flpete1uw

Post Number: 400
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 5:07 am:   Edit Post

Wolf,
That's really cool, I think I get what's happening at the Headstock tuners but do you know what's he's doing at the bridge?
Peace,
Pete
sonicus
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 3657
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 8:19 am:   Edit Post

Hi Pete. He has flippers at both the tuners & bridge !
hammer
Senior Member
Username: hammer

Post Number: 576
Registered: 9-2009
Posted on Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 11:05 am:   Edit Post

Caught a live performance of Larry Coryell, Victor Bailey, & Lenny White earlier this week at the Dakota Jazz Club here in Mpls. Great venue and more importantly all of those guys are still incredible musicians. Need to now go back and reinvest some time in listening to their bodies of work.
dead_head
Junior
Username: dead_head

Post Number: 46
Registered: 5-2014
Posted on Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 9:35 pm:   Edit Post

Dream Theater: "Breaking The Fourth Wall" live at the Boston Opera House.
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1285
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Friday, October 03, 2014 - 10:07 am:   Edit Post

Stanley Clarke - Rocks, Pebbles and Sand

I haven't listened to this in awhile, I recall the first time I heard the title track and being captivated by that killer tone!
rv_bass
Junior
Username: rv_bass

Post Number: 20
Registered: 8-2014
Posted on Friday, October 03, 2014 - 6:40 pm:   Edit Post

Acadian Driftwood...strikes a note while driving along the coast of Downeast Maine.
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11541
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Friday, October 03, 2014 - 8:14 pm:   Edit Post

Wolf; thanks for the Harry James piece. After that, I had to play Miller's Moonlight Serenade.
lbpesq
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Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 5838
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Saturday, October 04, 2014 - 10:46 am:   Edit Post

"Arcadian Driftwood" - Great song!

As for me, I just finished listening to "Car Talk" - the Grateful Dead of radio programs! ("They're not the best at what they do, they're the only ones who do what they do"). lol

Bill, tgo
pauldo
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Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1287
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Saturday, October 04, 2014 - 5:02 pm:   Edit Post

I love Click and Clack The Tappet Brothers!
:-D
jazzyvee
Senior Member
Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 4239
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Sunday, October 05, 2014 - 4:50 am:   Edit Post

Not started yet but I'm going to listen to Stanley Clarke's latest CD in the car in a moment. Anyone heard it and have any views?

A friend of mine who is a big fan messaged me this week before I ordered my copy and said he found it very disappointing. That said he held the same view on the last three of Stanley's albums.
rustyg61
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Username: rustyg61

Post Number: 1336
Registered: 2-2011
Posted on Sunday, October 05, 2014 - 7:17 am:   Edit Post

I have the CD but haven't listened to all of it yet. It has some great stuff & some so so stuff, but the great stuff makes it worth the purchase! "Pop Virgil" is awesome!! His Alembic sounds amazing too!
groovelines
Senior Member
Username: groovelines

Post Number: 774
Registered: 4-2003
Posted on Monday, October 06, 2014 - 1:46 pm:   Edit Post

Slight and hopefully forgivable change of course: link to short video regarding Stanley's latest, "Up".

And to get it back on course:
Lettuce - Rage! great rhythm section and killer horns.
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1288
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Monday, October 06, 2014 - 1:55 pm:   Edit Post

In the Clarke vein . . .
Stanley Clarke - Modern Man

SMV - Thunder
Clarke, Miller and Wooten = EPIC!
jazzyvee
Senior Member
Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 4247
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 1:26 am:   Edit Post

Pop Virgil from the new Stanley Clarke Band Album.
Sounds like a track I should learn for a gig sometime.

(Message edited by jazzyvee on October 07, 2014)
jzstephan
Advanced Member
Username: jzstephan

Post Number: 277
Registered: 1-2012
Posted on Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 8:45 am:   Edit Post

Chick Corea Trilogy

3 cd set released sept 9 2014
Recording quality is impressive; really 3D and the ensemble is astounding; the level of communication is truly remarkable.
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1294
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Thursday, October 09, 2014 - 7:37 am:   Edit Post

Hot Tuna - Steady As She Goes
flpete1uw
Senior Member
Username: flpete1uw

Post Number: 406
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Thursday, October 09, 2014 - 11:05 am:   Edit Post

The Beatles - Rooftop Concert - Quality Restored!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UH98R2G3KWY
wfmandmusic
Intermediate Member
Username: wfmandmusic

Post Number: 116
Registered: 1-2012
Posted on Friday, October 10, 2014 - 3:42 am:   Edit Post

I love that version of I dig a pony!
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11547
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 12:50 pm:   Edit Post

My favorite scene from Immortal Beloved has been the Moonlight Sonata scene. Very moving. This reading of the Sonata is a bit faster than most, but within the context of the movie, quite powerful. Today I found that the musician performing the piece for the movie is Murray Perahia; and I found a recording of the first movement by him here (this is the most familiar movement, and the one which is partially played in the movie). Again, it is a bit faster than most, and the phrasing a little different as well. But it is moving and powerful. The faster pace allows more of the melody and chordal movement to be taken in by the listener at any given time, creating a different perspective from which to appreciate the piece.
lbpesq
Senior Member
Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 5846
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 3:28 pm:   Edit Post

Kicking back watching Woodstock, the 1994 Director's cut on something called the Palladia channel. CSNY, Ten Years After, Santana, Arlo Guthrie, Country Joe McDonald, stage announcements, Max Yasgur. 45 years ago! Who knows where the time goes?

Bill, tgo
peoplechipper
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Username: peoplechipper

Post Number: 489
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 10:17 pm:   Edit Post

As a young child, my dad played pretty much only classical music at home (funny, as he managed an Odeon theatre in Scotland where the Stones and the Beatles played, among others)...anyway, I was far more into Beethoven than Mozart; just a different level of intensity and use of the power of an orchestra...considering my musical tastes now it makes sense that I'd go for intensity...as an example, today was the new Orange Goblin cd "back from the abyss" and Electric Wizard's "time to die"...Dad doesn't like my taste in music but to his credit he listened to Rush and could appreciate what great musicians they were and he did come to one of my gigs...Tony.
cozmik_cowboy
Senior Member
Username: cozmik_cowboy

Post Number: 1776
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 11:46 pm:   Edit Post

YouTubing through the as much as I can find of late, great Blaze Foley; at this moment, "If I Could Only Fly". How the hell was he never famous??!?!?!

Peter
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11548
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Monday, October 13, 2014 - 7:30 pm:   Edit Post

That was nice Peter; thanks!
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1297
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 3:42 pm:   Edit Post

Agreed, Blaze's song was very enjoyable.

Plan on watching Duct Tape Messiah.
peoplechipper
Senior Member
Username: peoplechipper

Post Number: 490
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 11:51 pm:   Edit Post

I wish I could write songs like that; mine all turn into madness and the fringe horror of modern life, which is why the band is named RUMSFELD...writing that type of music is hard to do authentically; I used to write poems to my partner and write poems from my cat(I was the opposeable thumb, so I transcribed from the telepathic...cats are like that...)but I can't write songs like that, they sound awkward and forced...I do appreciate those who can do this though and he should be famous! Tony
murray
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Username: murray

Post Number: 178
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 1:32 am:   Edit Post

Watched ELO at Hyde park on TV last night - enjoyed.
Glynn
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1300
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:40 am:   Edit Post

Just found this dynamite group (thanks to WMSE dj's):
The Budos Band
http://youtube.com/watch?v=tO8CAjZYAY4

Enjoy!
:-D
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1301
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:02 pm:   Edit Post

Lost in the world of 'right hand side' youtube, Budos Band madness . . .
They are on Daptone Records - makes sense.
peoplechipper
Senior Member
Username: peoplechipper

Post Number: 491
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm:   Edit Post

They are awesome! thanks for that, I will look for more...funky bass,Hammond b3 and cool horns-WOW!
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1312
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 7:28 am:   Edit Post

Old Grey Whistle Test 1975 - Jack Bruce Band
http://youtube.com/watch?v=kuzSToefLUc

Really am caught off guard on how the news of his passing makes me feel lost . . .
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1314
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 5:00 pm:   Edit Post

Palladia just showed The Grateful Dead Movie.
The version of Morning Dew that they played gave me goosebumps!
edwardofhuncote
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Username: edwardofhuncote

Post Number: 79
Registered: 6-2014
Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:21 am:   Edit Post

McVie's lines on the Tusk album. Specifically, "Over and Over", "Brown Eyes", and "Angel", the latter having just about the coolest bass tone ever heard. (IMO of course)
peoplechipper
Senior Member
Username: peoplechipper

Post Number: 507
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 11:38 pm:   Edit Post

Melvins-Hold it in, one of their more bent lately; Old Man Gloom-The Ape of Man; heavy stuff...Brant Bjork and the low desert punk band-Black Power Flower; cool desert rock-clearly he was a BIG part of the Kyuss sound,more than the others would like to admit I'd guess...Tony
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11565
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 1:33 pm:   Edit Post

The intro to the second movement of Beethoven's piano concerto no. 5; the orchestral part before the piano comes in (about 1:29). Absolutely beautiful the way the chords flow in this short section of the concerto.
edwardofhuncote
Intermediate Member
Username: edwardofhuncote

Post Number: 109
Registered: 6-2014
Posted on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 2:53 pm:   Edit Post

Like Button Pressed davehouck. I frequently listen to classical in my shop... too distracting listening to something I can actually play. Lately it's been Vivaldi's Four Seasons, and Bach's Brandenburgs'.

I have had to put aside recreational listening in an effort to focus on the music for some upcoming Christmas concerts, the main one being a contemporary P & W, to be played the weekends of 11/29-30 and again on 12/6-7. Sorta' makes me wish the Persuader 5 had green and red LED's. =)

I am also playing upright bass with two prodigious little girls (sisters) one a violinist, the other, classical guitar & mandolin, for an hour-long program made up of fairly obscure 16th & 17th century Carols. Most are structured repetitiously, like folk music, but with unfamiliar time signatures and often mixed within one song. The measures are not necessarily symmetrical either. It's not quite "over my head" but right at it... just hoping to pull this one off without embarrassing myself.
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11572
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 2:25 pm:   Edit Post

I've been listening to The Band.
cozmik_cowboy
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Username: cozmik_cowboy

Post Number: 1795
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 3:18 pm:   Edit Post

Persuant to a discussion on another forum, I did a Youtube search for a cat I used to know slightly, Brian Bowers. Best autoharpist ever, IMO.

He breaks down some of his technique here.

Peter

(Message edited by cozmik_cowboy on November 26, 2014)
pauldo
Senior Member
Username: pauldo

Post Number: 1344
Registered: 6-2006
Posted on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 4:18 pm:   Edit Post

Fredo Viola

WMSE played this song this morning . . . started my day right.
hammer
Senior Member
Username: hammer

Post Number: 628
Registered: 9-2009
Posted on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 6:10 pm:   Edit Post

Druha Trava...a Czech bluegrass band. Had never heard of them nor thought that was even such a thing as Czech bluegrass music until a Czech friend took me to one of their concerts.
edwardofhuncote
Intermediate Member
Username: edwardofhuncote

Post Number: 112
Registered: 6-2014
Posted on Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 3:39 am:   Edit Post

About 20 years ago, there was a very healthy bluegrass community in Europe, particularly Germany, Austria, and Italy. I remember being surprised upon hearing the Old World version of what I had grown up playing here in the cradle of Appalachia.
edwardofhuncote
Intermediate Member
Username: edwardofhuncote

Post Number: 113
Registered: 6-2014
Posted on Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 3:46 am:   Edit Post

In honor of having *finally* finished raking all the leaves up out of the yard for the fifth time this year, Fleetwood-Mac's "Bare Trees" is playing in the office today.

Happy Thanksgiving to the Alembican Tribe. =)
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 11574
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 6:08 am:   Edit Post

Bare Trees is from my favorite Fleetwood Mac era, and features my favorite Mac guitar player, Danny Kirwan, and one of my favorite songs, Dust, which is what I'm listening to now.
peoplechipper
Senior Member
Username: peoplechipper

Post Number: 510
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 11:44 pm:   Edit Post

Whenever I hear these older tunes I realize that Fleetwood Mac were once far more interesting than what they turned into; of course grew up unable to escape that popular era...I should explore the cool earlier eras of the band...Tony
edwardofhuncote
Intermediate Member
Username: edwardofhuncote

Post Number: 114
Registered: 6-2014
Posted on Friday, November 28, 2014 - 3:17 am:   Edit Post

Oops, double-posted. :hiding:

(Message edited by edwardofhuncote on November 28, 2014)
edwardofhuncote
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Username: edwardofhuncote

Post Number: 115
Registered: 6-2014
Posted on Friday, November 28, 2014 - 3:20 am:   Edit Post

I always had a little different take on them, having been a senior in high school when "Tango" came out, and techno-pop was threatening the universe.

Lindsey Buckingham quitting the band right before the tour... that was BIG news in 1987. That was the band I knew and liked, but they were who turned me onto the Bob Welch, Danny Kirwan, Jeremy Spencer, and Peter Green incarnations of Fleetwood Mac. I was (and still am) a true fan, and went on to enjoy the next two less successful versions that included Billy Burnette, Rick Vito, then Dave Mason (yeah, *that* Dave Mason) and Bekka Bramlett. I might be one of the very few people to actually own a copy of the "Time" album from 1995. =)

Having played in bands that had major personnel changes, that's a hard thing to deal with, even more so I imagine, given the level they were already playing in the early 1970's. Buckingham and Nicks coming in... that wasn't an easy gig to walk into, but they did pretty well. And I haven't ever seen them be anything less than respectful of their predecessors.

The endurance amazes me almost as much as the music has... Mick & John just keep on playing. I just try to appreciate all of it.

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