Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

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Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Charlie O. » 07 Jul 2018, 06:23

My gut feeling is "more Magnificent than Unfortunate," but it's certainly no Apollo 100.
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 07 Jul 2018, 06:26

Ha...this is what I wrote before I saw Charlie’s post:


I’ll go.

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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby toomanyhatz » 07 Jul 2018, 06:28

A cheesy hit, but hit without a doubt. I love how for a while you could put a disco beat on anything and a million suckers would buy it.

My favorite thing about it is how, 20+ years later, he parlayed it into a job doing the music for Family Guy. Weirdest feel good story ever.
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Rayge » 07 Jul 2018, 12:31

Better than the original, but still crap.
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby never/ever » 07 Jul 2018, 12:44

I always imagine Dr Teeth playing that keyboard in it.

I dug it on the Saturday Night Fever-soundtrack as a kid
Now it doesn't work so much for me.
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Rayge » 07 Jul 2018, 12:50

never/ever wrote:I always imagine Dr Teeth playing that keyboard in it.

:)
That image actually improves it in my mind
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby fange » 07 Jul 2018, 13:41

Rayge wrote:
never/ever wrote:I always imagine Dr Teeth playing that keyboard in it.

:)
That image actually improves it in my mind


Same here!


It's somewhere in between the 2 choices for me - I can appreciate the art and clever twist behind it, but as a tune its never been one i've really liked or sought out.
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby kalowski II: The Revenge » 07 Jul 2018, 13:51

I quite like the original, with the caveat that the Orchestra of the Theater an der Wien had already ploughed through the Sixth Symphony and the Fourth Piano Concerto before they tackled it.
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Eddie Shah environment » 07 Jul 2018, 13:52

Oooh yes so stylish and so clever

an absolute HITE frome me
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Pansy Puff » 07 Jul 2018, 13:59

I like some bits of it. Camp classic!
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby George P. Smackers » 07 Jul 2018, 14:41

I don't have a problem with it.

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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Phenomenal Cat » 07 Jul 2018, 15:49

I like "An 8-Ball of Rachmaninoff" better.
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Snarfyguy » 07 Jul 2018, 16:24

Charlie O. wrote:...it's certainly no Apollo 100.

BINGO!
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Sneelock » 07 Jul 2018, 16:59

I voted before I read the Dr. Teeth suggestion.
It might have made a difference.
I voted shit.
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Bent Fabric » 07 Jul 2018, 17:08

Phenomenal Cat wrote:I like "An 8-Ball of Rachmaninoff" better.


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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby toomanyhatz » 07 Jul 2018, 17:26

"Schubert's Speedball"
"A Shot of Scriabin"
"A Dropperful of Delius"
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Bent Fabric » 07 Jul 2018, 18:14

"A Pint of Prokofiev"

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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Count Machuki » 07 Jul 2018, 19:09

All of those and more are on this LP:

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It's...well, it's exactly what you'd expect it to be.
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Re: Shit or hit: A Fifth of Beethoven

Postby Count Machuki » 07 Jul 2018, 19:16

A Sixth of Strauss

Let U be the set of all united sets, K be the set of the kids and D be the set of things divided.
Then it follows that ∀ k ∈ K: K ∈ U ⇒ k ∉ D