Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

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Arthur
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41%
Nick
15
41%
Roger
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19%
 
Total votes: 37

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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Purgatory Brite » 07 May 2018, 12:38

Blatant homophobia on BCB? Once again Coan scrapes the bottom of the barrel.

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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 07 May 2018, 13:28

Bald people who miss the point #346
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Goat Boy » 07 May 2018, 13:43

I voted for that Roger fella.

The greatest double whammy in single history, fucking Piper and the solo stuff which is patchy but has some wonderful gems too.

People are really underselling Drake though
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Bent Fabric » 07 May 2018, 14:06

Syd's particular type of singularity (Piper, the first two singles, the late '67 tracks) is just such a beacon of magic to me. He was always going to be my front-runner here.

It was close with Love, whom I do adore and listen to a LOT.

And, yeah - Drake is Drake. Utterly magnificent, but...perhaps muted enough in his way that he was never going to stand a chance against these two.

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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby WG Kaspar » 07 May 2018, 14:45

Nick Drake for me. I can't think of anything he's done that I don't like. The other two are slightly overrated.
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Pansy Puff » 07 May 2018, 14:54

Nick Drake for me. Coan doesn't like him, so that's reason enough.
Getting Rayge in that is a bonus.
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Butch Manly » 07 May 2018, 15:33

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Fuck me, I seem to have stumbled into 1973 by mistake. Do you have any views on Arthur Lee's skin colour, by the way?
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Pansy Puff » 07 May 2018, 15:43

He developed an interest in sport, becoming an accomplished sprinter over 100 and 200 yards, representing the school's Open Team in 1966. He played rugby for the C1 House team and was appointed a House Captain in his last two terms. School friends recall Drake at this time as having been confident and "quietly authoritative", while often aloof in his manner


Probably wasn't a "pansy" if Coan means "weak and wet". Clearly more sporty than our macho John.
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 07 May 2018, 15:48

No homework to mark, lads?
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Mike Boom » 07 May 2018, 15:59

The "Pansy" appears to be winning - #Pansy Power, #Pansies Rock

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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Pansy Puff » 07 May 2018, 16:02

I've got the pansy on right now. Lovely stuff.
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Rayge » 07 May 2018, 16:10

K wrote:Coan doesn't like him, so that's reason enough.
Getting Rayge in that is a bonus.

Charming.
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Rayge » 07 May 2018, 16:10

German Dave wrote:Do you have any views on Arthur Lee's skin colour, by the way?

Kind of beige?
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Mike Boom » 07 May 2018, 16:12

ooo ooh a sudden surge of voting for Arthur :lol:

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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby kalowski II: The Revenge » 07 May 2018, 16:14

The pro-Coan lobby will always abide.
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Rayge » 07 May 2018, 16:15

K wrote:He developed an interest in sport, becoming an accomplished sprinter over 100 and 200 yards, representing the school's Open Team in 1966. He played rugby for the C1 House team and was appointed a House Captain in his last two terms. School friends recall Drake at this time as having been confident and "quietly authoritative", while often aloof in his manner


Don't conflate the man with the persona presented by his songs, which was all I was talking about


And as an aside, while I don't support Coan's tinkerishly provocative use of terms often applied derogatively to homosexuals, the idea that playing bugry is somehow evidence of rugged heterosexuality is risible.
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Pansy Puff » 07 May 2018, 16:19

Rayge wrote:
K wrote:Coan doesn't like him, so that's reason enough.
Getting Rayge in that is a bonus.

Charming.
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Pansy Puff » 07 May 2018, 16:23

Rayge wrote:
K wrote:He developed an interest in sport, becoming an accomplished sprinter over 100 and 200 yards, representing the school's Open Team in 1966. He played rugby for the C1 House team and was appointed a House Captain in his last two terms. School friends recall Drake at this time as having been confident and "quietly authoritative", while often aloof in his manner


Don't conflate the man with the persona presented by his songs, which was all I was talking about


And as an aside, while I don't support Coan's tinkerishly provocative use of terms often applied derogatively to homosexuals, the idea that playing bugry is somehow evidence of rugged heterosexuality is risible.

Ah, but I didn't say that did I? I was comparing "pansy" with "weak and wet". I clearly wrote that, but you go ahead and argue against me about something I didn't write. Perhaps turn it into a couple of hilariously loquacious paragraphs and then get an alias to agree with you. The odd funny word (eg "bugry") goes down well too.
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby kalowski II: The Revenge » 07 May 2018, 16:28

I sense a third flounce :)
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Re: Arthur Lee v Nick Drake v Syd Barrett

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 07 May 2018, 16:38

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