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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby Diamond Dog » 20 Mar 2017, 21:13

No love for "Is There A Better Way" then?
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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby sloopjohnc » 20 Mar 2017, 22:16

KiSS without the make up.

Or the tunes.

That should get you guys riled up. . .

I only have this one and More 12 Gold Bars and felt pretty secure i could stop there.
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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby Pool Hall Richard » 20 Mar 2017, 22:56

Diamond Dog wrote:No love for "Is There A Better Way" then?


Top tune. Very rare Lancaster/Rossi composition too.

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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby Pool Hall Richard » 20 Mar 2017, 22:58

sloopjohnc wrote:KiSS without the make up.

Or the tunes.

That should get you guys riled up. . .

I only have this one and More 12 Gold Bars and felt pretty secure i could stop there.


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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby trans-chigley express » 21 Mar 2017, 01:15

Diamond Dog wrote:No love for "Is There A Better Way" then?


It's a belter. I could easily make a compilation of album tracks only to compliment a singles collection.

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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby trans-chigley express » 21 Mar 2017, 01:18

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The remix of RAOTW is aces.


It is. I've completely revised my opinion of that album now. Another album that only had one single but should have had more.

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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby Copehead » 21 Mar 2017, 03:43

Dog Pickle 'BEAUT' wrote:
slightbreeze wrote:Rather have twelve Mars bars.


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For sure.

I like some of those early 70s albums (Ma Kelly's Greasy Spoon is pretty solid) but 'Rockin' All Over The World' and 'What You're Proposin'' are really only for gormless cunts who drink cocktails and holiday in caravans.


What's gormless about drinking cocktails?

I am guessing you mean "Long drinks" and you don't know the difference, but even that is a bit odd.

Nothing beats a good G&T or Cuba Libre ( those are not cocktails they are long drinks btw)

Quo were great up to the point that they weren't, I'd time that somewhere around Marguerita Time ( a cocktail ) +/- 2 years
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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby billy » 21 Mar 2017, 08:19

The Slider wrote:
The remix of RAOTW is aces.


It is, isn't it? Remarkably so.
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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby R. Swipe » 21 Mar 2017, 08:58

Copehead wrote:I am guessing you mean "Long drinks" and you don't know the difference, but even that is a bit odd.


Why would you guess I meant long drinks when I said cocktails?
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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby The Slider » 21 Mar 2017, 09:53

trans-chigley express wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:No love for "Is There A Better Way" then?


It's a belter. I could easily make a compilation of album tracks only to compliment a singles collection.


I don't really go for Ma Kelly and before.
But starting with Dog of Two Head:

Gerdundula (I know it was released as a single but it wasn't a hit and it is never on compilations)
Nanana
Don't Waste My Time
Big Fat Mama
Softer Ride
Forty-Five Hundred Times
Backwater
Drifting Away
Little Lady
Nightride
Is There a Better Way
Rolling Home
Can't Give You More
Dirty Water
Hold You Back

15 Gems.
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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby trans-chigley express » 21 Mar 2017, 10:09

The Slider wrote:
trans-chigley express wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:No love for "Is There A Better Way" then?


It's a belter. I could easily make a compilation of album tracks only to compliment a singles collection.


I don't really go for Ma Kelly and before.
But starting with Dog of Two Head:

Gerdundula (I know it was released as a single but it wasn't a hit and it is never on compilations)
Nanana
Don't Waste My Time
Big Fat Mama
Softer Ride
Forty-Five Hundred Times
Backwater
Drifting Away
Little Lady
Nightride
Is There a Better Way
Rolling Home
Can't Give You More
Dirty Water
Hold You Back

15 Gems.


Indeed.

I'd add:
(April) Spring, Summer and Wednesdays and Lakky Lady from Ma Kelly's
Someone's Learning and Umleitung from Dog of Two Head
A Year from Piledriver
Lonely Man from Quo
For You from RAOTW
Stones from If You Cant Stand The Heat
Over The Edge and Coming and Going from Just Supposin

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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby NMB » 21 Mar 2017, 10:32

The Slider wrote:I don't really go for Ma Kelly and before.
But starting with Dog of Two Head:

Gerdundula (I know it was released as a single but it wasn't a hit and it is never on compilations)
Nanana
Don't Waste My Time
Big Fat Mama
Softer Ride
Forty-Five Hundred Times
Backwater
Drifting Away
Little Lady
Nightride
Is There a Better Way
Rolling Home
Can't Give You More
Dirty Water
Hold You Back

15 Gems.


15 Gold Bars! But do you think you could squeeze in Too Far Gone ?
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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby Copehead » 21 Mar 2017, 22:02

Dog Pickle 'BEAUT' wrote:
Copehead wrote:I am guessing you mean "Long drinks" and you don't know the difference, but even that is a bit odd.


Why would you guess I meant long drinks when I said cocktails?


Because you are Northern and wouldn't know the difference
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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby R. Swipe » 21 Mar 2017, 22:04

You are a very odd cove
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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby Pool Hall Richard » 21 Mar 2017, 22:22

trans-chigley express wrote:
The Slider wrote:
trans-chigley express wrote:
It's a belter. I could easily make a compilation of album tracks only to compliment a singles collection.


I don't really go for Ma Kelly and before.
But starting with Dog of Two Head:

Gerdundula (I know it was released as a single but it wasn't a hit and it is never on compilations)
Nanana
Don't Waste My Time
Big Fat Mama
Softer Ride
Forty-Five Hundred Times
Backwater
Drifting Away
Little Lady
Nightride
Is There a Better Way
Rolling Home
Can't Give You More
Dirty Water
Hold You Back

15 Gems.


Indeed.

I'd add:
(April) Spring, Summer and Wednesdays and Lakky Lady from Ma Kelly's
Someone's Learning and Umleitung from Dog of Two Head
A Year from Piledriver
Lonely Man from Quo
For You from RAOTW
Stones from If You Cant Stand The Heat
Over The Edge and Coming and Going from Just Supposin


Live version of Forty Five Hundred Times is needed, the studio version is poor. (April) Spring, Summer and Wednesdays is superb. A must have on any Quo compilation.

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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby R. Swipe » 21 Mar 2017, 22:55

Yep.

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Re: Status Quo 12 Gold Bars

Postby pcqgod » 21 Mar 2017, 22:59

Status Quo is one of those bands that just didn't get played on U.S. radio. Consequently, I only know what I've heard on cd's I've bought by them, and those all predate the material on this compilation, it seems.
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