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Postby Carlsson » 18 Aug 2015, 12:40



As Coan would say:

Let's ROCK!








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Postby never/ever » 18 Aug 2015, 12:56

I always thought this song was nicely lodged inbetween Mouse Police and No Lullaby. Just like a Clydesdale standing firmly in the English mud- solid and unmoveable. It still sits cool out of context of the album.

NB- John Glascock- what a bassist! RIP.
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Postby KATANGA MY FRIEND! » 18 Aug 2015, 13:25

Carlsson wrote:After a few days the Tullhead, (and nobody else), that responded first has the choice and posts up another Tull track in youtube format.


I don't think I can wait that long!

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Postby Purgatory Brite » 18 Aug 2015, 13:43

Carlsson wrote:After a few days the Tullhead, (and nobody else)


Bollocks to that!


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Postby never/ever » 18 Aug 2015, 14:02

Eye Shaking King wrote:
Carlsson wrote:After a few days the Tullhead, (and nobody else)


Bollocks to that!



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Postby Walk In My Shadow » 18 Aug 2015, 14:03

It's gone down the tube already!
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Postby Carlsson » 18 Aug 2015, 15:55

Eye Shaking King wrote:Bollocks to that!


Indeed pb

Indeed





Maarts selects the next track and is a bone fide Tullhead also


When I am on the treadmill at home this is the first track on my iPod [tracks listed alphabetically] - the first 15 minutes working out is often repeats of this great track.

It is from one of the folk-trilogy albums, (as all Tullheads know), and this is a superb track from possibly the best of the 3 albums

I just love Darryl Way's violin - it is such a happy song.

Replete with delightful mandolin from Ian (although Peggy would have been even better!)

As our dear friend kath would say

bouncebouncebounce


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Postby soundchaser » 18 Aug 2015, 17:05

Carlsson wrote:
I just love Darryl Way's violin


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Darryl Way: now wher have I heard that name before?

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Great thread idea, C. I'm in Winchester visiting the Grabdchildren today, so I'll chip in tomorrow.

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Postby clive gash » 18 Aug 2015, 22:45

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That Blake's 7/Catweazle crossover episode was really a thing eh?
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Postby KATANGA MY FRIEND! » 18 Aug 2015, 23:13

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Postby Quaco » 18 Aug 2015, 23:16

Good thread idea. But pick some good Tull already!
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Postby clive gash » 18 Aug 2015, 23:34

Get them to record something good then!
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Postby KATANGA MY FRIEND! » 19 Aug 2015, 00:08

This one isn't bad:

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Postby soundchaser » 19 Aug 2015, 08:12

Quacoan wrote:Good thread idea. But pick some good Tull already!


I'm going to have to agree with this.

With the exception of War Child, I love everything up to Minstrel In The Gallery, but this folk era wasn't for me.

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Postby Carlsson » 19 Aug 2015, 08:30

soundchaser wrote:
Quacoan wrote:Good thread idea. But pick some good Tull already!


I'm going to have to agree with this.

With the exception of War Child, I love everything up to Minstrel In The Gallery, but this folk era wasn't for me.


Heavy Horses for courses Richard

Yes, heavy horses for courses.

Of course, I love them all and I consider Heavy Horses a great album.

War Child is an interesting choice - it's an album that splits the punters - even the Tullheads.

It's interesting regarding the violin - Ian Anderson played some violin on earlier albums - Thick as a Brick and A Passion Play but clearly considered buying somebody in to do the bits, on this album, which were beyond his capabilities.

Of course, he drew on the skills of Eddie Jobson to do the job on A.

I love the track - playing it again now - as Maarts states the late John 'Brittledick' Glascock was a fine bassist.

Their best?

Well, their best.....?








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Postby soundchaser » 19 Aug 2015, 09:13

You've got to bear in mind that I'm not that much of folkie, so that doesn't help.

I just don't like the sax on War Child, which is strange because I didn't have a problem with Pink Floyd using it.

I'll have to give it another try.

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Postby soundchaser » 19 Aug 2015, 09:15

As for their best, I'd be torn between Stand Up, Aqualung and Thick As A Brick.

A three way tie for me.

Minstrel In The Gallery, is definitely Top 5, for me.

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Postby Carlsson » 19 Aug 2015, 09:25

soundchaser wrote:As for their best, I'd be torn between Stand Up, Aqualung and Thick As A Brick.

A three way tie for me.

Minstrel In The Gallery, is definitely Top 5, for me.


It's difficult to separate out 5 for me but off the top of my head

Thick as a Brick
A Passion Play
Stand Up
War Child
Aqualung







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Postby Carlsson » 19 Aug 2015, 09:26

Back to Acres Wild - the tubs and percussion are astonishing

The strings add a delightful dimension too.

Yes, The strings add a delightful dimension too






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