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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby C » 07 Jun 2019, 21:29

John aka Josh wrote:
C wrote:"Gary Green's guitar solo on "Peel the Paint" uses an echoplex belonging to Mike Ratledge that Green's brother Jeff, a roadie with Ratledge's band Soft Machine, had borrowed"





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Thank you - I do enjoy this kind of info.


Absolutely!





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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby Hightea » 07 Jun 2019, 21:30

C wrote:Probably Gary's heaviest solo....!!




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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby Hightea » 07 Jun 2019, 21:30

C wrote:
John aka Josh wrote:
C wrote:"Gary Green's guitar solo on "Peel the Paint" uses an echoplex belonging to Mike Ratledge that Green's brother Jeff, a roadie with Ratledge's band Soft Machine, had borrowed"





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Thank you - I do enjoy this kind of info.


Absolutely!





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wow nice tid bit

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby John aka Josh » 07 Jun 2019, 21:31

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John aka Josh wrote:And the noddings continue!!


The penultimate track that runs into one of the most beautiful tracks ever written

What a finale?




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Yes, beautiful and a classic piece.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby C » 07 Jun 2019, 21:32

I just adore this track!

LOVE IT!





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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby John aka Josh » 07 Jun 2019, 21:34

C wrote:I just adore this track!

LOVE IT!





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Yes.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby C » 07 Jun 2019, 21:34

I never want this track to end....




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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby John aka Josh » 07 Jun 2019, 21:34

And still better every time.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby John aka Josh » 07 Jun 2019, 21:35

C wrote:I never want this track to end....




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Yes - same with Strawbs' Autumn.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby John aka Josh » 07 Jun 2019, 21:37

What a band.



What an album.



Think I'll be playing more Giant tomorrow, family willing.



Thanks for the choice and thanks for the company.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby C » 07 Jun 2019, 21:37

John aka Josh wrote:
C wrote:I never want this track to end....




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Yes - same with Strawbs' Autumn.


Not 'arf!



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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby C » 07 Jun 2019, 21:38

John aka Josh wrote:And still better every time.


Absolutely!

I have played this album hundreds of times and it never sounded better than today.

Thanks JJ. Thanks HT. Great company

Sleep well Reap.

Sending loving thoughts kath




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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, NOW PLAYING!

Postby John aka Josh » 07 Jun 2019, 21:39

C wrote:Sleep well Reap.

Sending loving thoughts kath




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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, Friday 7th June @ 9pm (UK)

Postby Quaco » 08 Jun 2019, 23:03

Hightea wrote:
C wrote:
C wrote:
Phil Shulman, the eldest brother, is still in the band at this stage.





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He played alto and tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet, trumpet, mellophone, piano, plus occasional percussion and vocals





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little confused here. Gentle Giant doesn't exist anymore. The Shulman's go as far as to say they are not interested in GG anymore and I believe they have another band.
Gary Green still may bring back Gg or the three friends band?

I believe he just meant as of the Three Friends album (1970), Phil was still in the band.

I missed this, but as it happens, I listened to this album about three days ago anyway! That last song indeed is utterly strange and beautiful.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Gentle Giant, Friday 7th June @ 9pm (UK)

Postby Hightea » 09 Jun 2019, 02:40

Quaco wrote:
Hightea wrote:
C wrote:
He played alto and tenor saxophone, flute, clarinet, trumpet, mellophone, piano, plus occasional percussion and vocals





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little confused here. Gentle Giant doesn't exist anymore. The Shulman's go as far as to say they are not interested in GG anymore and I believe they have another band.
Gary Green still may bring back Gg or the three friends band?

I believe he just meant as of the Three Friends album (1970), Phil was still in the band.

I missed this, but as it happens, I listened to this album about three days ago anyway! That last song indeed is utterly strange and beautiful.

oh yes that makes sense thanks for the clarification Sir!