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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby never/ever » 11 Oct 2019, 21:17

I still keep on gagging for the band to drive the song further after the fade out hits.... So electric....
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby John aka Josh » 11 Oct 2019, 21:18

toomanyhatz wrote:Then the ascending vocal - glorious!




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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby C » 11 Oct 2019, 21:18

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C wrote:I don't know if you are aware JJ but the three Baker tracks are co-written with the jazz pianist Mike Taylor who sadly drowned in the attempts whilst under the (heavy) influence soon after the release of this album

Sad - a great talent






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Ah - knew they were Baker/Taylor comps but know nothing of Taylor. Thanks.


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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby John aka Josh » 11 Oct 2019, 21:18

toomanyhatz wrote:I do love the changing mood - but I think I may love this one more! Sounds like Pagey's guitar tuning. The vocal melody is so crazy. Man, I love this!



Yes, I thought very Zep-like.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby C » 11 Oct 2019, 21:19

never/ever wrote:I still keep on gagging for the band to drive the song further after the fade out hits.... So electric....



It takes me back to 1968 and the excitement I felt the first time of hearing it

52 years ago - what the fucque…?!!






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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby C » 11 Oct 2019, 21:20

toomanyhatz wrote:I do love the changing mood - but I think I may love this one more! Sounds like Pagey's guitar tuning. The vocal melody is so crazy. Man, I love this!


Great observation my learned friend






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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Oct 2019, 21:20

First Ginger vocal performance! Love it!
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby John aka Josh » 11 Oct 2019, 21:21

They don't write 'em like this anymore!



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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby C » 11 Oct 2019, 21:21

Pressed Rat & Warthog!

Fucquing ace!!!!!


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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby C » 11 Oct 2019, 21:21

My hero Felix Pappalardi on trumpet

RIP Felix





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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Oct 2019, 21:22

Bruce's walking bass line in between verses is groovy, literally.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby John aka Josh » 11 Oct 2019, 21:22

Politician.


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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby never/ever » 11 Oct 2019, 21:24

I keep on being reminded of the Moodies through Rat and Warthog....just imagining Ray Thomas quoting poetry with the band freestyling behind him.

It's OK but not the best part.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby C » 11 Oct 2019, 21:25

Politician - perhaps one of Jack's greatest compositions

Folks have you seen/heard the live version of Jack with Rory Gallagher - superb!!!







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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Oct 2019, 21:25

Love the bass/guitar interplay on this - Ginger anchors it so well with that groove too. Very solid/less-is-more. One of his more restrained performances, for those who think he can't do it.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby never/ever » 11 Oct 2019, 21:25

Politician....

Where was Yewtree in those days?
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Oct 2019, 21:26

They're all like 99% on the beat - off just enough to give it that loose feel.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby John aka Josh » 11 Oct 2019, 21:26

Great as this production/version is, I prefer the live take on Goodbye - more attack & vehemence.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby C » 11 Oct 2019, 21:26

If you haven't seen this you must watch it later.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: In memoriam: Ginger Baker, Friday 11th October @ 9pm (UK)

Postby C » 11 Oct 2019, 21:27

There's a great live version on Live Cream Volume 2






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