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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

Postby John aka Josh » 11 Sep 2020, 21:33

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kath wrote:this build uppin is soooo well done







B.B. is a master of dynamics - even more so live than on any of his studio albums. Never afraid to turn the volume right down, even to having the entire band laying off.


I think this is his key influence on the great musicians who have followed him.





That, and to the really great ones that have followed him that one perfect note can be more effective than ten.
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One has to be in one's forties or fifties to understand these lyrics.

Or else younger but inclined to putting it about more than is seemly.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

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John aka Josh wrote:
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John aka Josh wrote:





B.B. is a master of dynamics - even more so live than on any of his studio albums. Never afraid to turn the volume right down, even to having the entire band laying off.


I think this is his key influence on the great musicians who have followed him.





That, and to the really great ones that have followed him that one perfect note can be more effective than ten.


Exactly.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

Postby kath » 11 Sep 2020, 21:34

C wrote:
pcqgod wrote:Some tasteful electric piano textures.


Absolutely!

The keyboards throughout are fantastic





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yep.

alllll of it is.

i tell ya. this gweetar freak these days hears allll of it.

i'm thinkin it might just have a bitttt to do with my progsynch friends.

innn... doooob... oh fucque it

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

Postby C » 11 Sep 2020, 21:35

OF COURSE!!!

The penny's just dropped!

Paul Harris - keyboards, was in Manassas






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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

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LMG wrote:One has to be in one's forties or fifties to understand these lyrics.

Or else younger but inclined to putting it about more than is seemly.


or else go thru a buncha tough crap in one's life, whatever the age.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

Postby kath » 11 Sep 2020, 21:37

dammmmmn, dueling gweetars... ooooooooooooof

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Jemmott (bass) and Duane Allman used to fly to Muscle Shoals to record for Atlantic.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

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kath wrote:dammmmmn, dueling gweetars... ooooooooooooof





Thought you might enjoy them!
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

Postby kath » 11 Sep 2020, 21:38

a shame i can't remember the night of the kings.

just for the record, it is nigh impossible to find any footage from tip's, online anywhere

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

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kath wrote:
LMG wrote:One has to be in one's forties or fifties to understand these lyrics.

Or else younger but inclined to putting it about more than is seemly.


or else go thru a buncha tough crap in one's life, whatever the age.


That too!

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

Postby C » 11 Sep 2020, 21:39

John aka Josh wrote:
LMG wrote:
John aka Josh wrote:





B.B. is a master of dynamics - even more so live than on any of his studio albums. Never afraid to turn the volume right down, even to having the entire band laying off.


I think this is his key influence on the great musicians who have followed him.





That, and to the really great ones that have followed him that one perfect note can be more effective than ten.


All good points and well made





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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King: So Excited!

Postby C » 11 Sep 2020, 21:39

Now we're rockin' out!





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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King, Friday 11th Sept @ 9pm [UK]

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John aka Josh wrote:Jemmott (bass) and Duane Allman used to fly to Muscle Shoals to record for Atlantic.


this surprises me not at all, mwhahaha

dammmmmmn!!!!

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kath wrote:a shame i can't remember the night of the kings.

just for the record, it is nigh impossible to find any footage from tip's, online anywhere






That is a shame. I have great memories of seeing B.B. and Albert but sadly never Earl or Freddie.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King: So Excited!

Postby kath » 11 Sep 2020, 21:41

and there's that incredible change of pace, back down to lowwwwww... the build up. it floats me

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King: So Excited!

Postby LMG » 11 Sep 2020, 21:41

I hear Zeppelin in here I am thinking.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King: So Excited!

Postby kath » 11 Sep 2020, 21:42

ooooooooof gweetarrrrage and their interplay

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King: So Excited!

Postby John aka Josh » 11 Sep 2020, 21:43

From the liner notes


Production and sound by Bill Syzmczyk. Arranged by everybody.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: BB King: So Excited!

Postby kath » 11 Sep 2020, 21:43

LMG wrote:I hear Zeppelin in here I am thinking.


keep in mind i first got my blues filtered thru zep, the stones, etc.

i mean, my dad loved some mississippi john hurt and the like... my brother's occasional goin off on gweetar... still.

this really is fantastic.