Lord Rother’s One a Day

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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby C » 28 Oct 2023, 15:26

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Lord Rother wrote:new larger Youtube links one is supposed to use


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This is the full link of the one I was trying to post this morning....



I'm not sure what editing to do. It used to be eliminate all characters before the /, but that doesn't work now.

When I did, by trial and error, come up with something that showed a YouTube screen on here, it said "unable to play".

I could of course be showing my Luddite side, but help would be appreciated. :D


The address you had was incorrect there was a full stop or two in the wrong places, in the address, which is weird

You are right though, there are some YouTube addresses, in a slightly different format, where you can't delete all the stuff before the equals sign - some of these awkward addresses have at least two equal signs.

In those cases I just post the whole address like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoQRihICB1A

I hope that helps Bob




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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby C » 28 Oct 2023, 15:32

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Thanks Bob - I enjoyed that very much

The trouble is with these very long tracks is that I lose patience if it doesn't pick up 'momentum' within the first two minutes.

Fortunately, this track did.

I enjoyed the sax and the bass was very nice. When it started to rock it reminded me a lot of Atomic Rooster - I loved the Hammond organ

I wasn't keen on the vocals - the lad is no Lee Jackson...!

Keep posting



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NMB wrote:I much prefer tuneless twaddle to tuneful twaddle.

Jazz generally does have a tune but they don’t necessarily play it to you.

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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby Lord Rother » 29 Oct 2023, 11:37

Thanks for that. Farting about trying to select the right characters is a right pain.

Will try again soon.

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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby C » 29 Oct 2023, 13:22

Post up in whatever format Bob and I'll try to help out if necessary

I clearly have more patience than you though lad!

Yes, more patience!!





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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby C » 03 Nov 2023, 14:16

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4/10

Too much clutter - not enough space.

Overpowering trumpet. Too repetitive

Not Brian Eno




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NMB wrote:I much prefer tuneless twaddle to tuneful twaddle.

Jazz generally does have a tune but they don’t necessarily play it to you.

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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby robertff » 03 Nov 2023, 15:14

C wrote:
Lord Rother wrote:


4/10

Too much clutter - not enough space.

Overpowering trumpet. Too repetitive

Not Brian Eno

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He’s out for revenge your Lordship, don’t worry we’ve got your back.



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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby Lord Rother » 03 Nov 2023, 15:44

:lol: (Everything will sound over-powering after listening to Eno.)

For some reason Youtube is only playing sound 2 seconds out of every 10 for me today, but that seems to be on any video - assume it's not something everyone is experiencing.


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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby C » 03 Nov 2023, 15:53

Lord Rother wrote:Youtube is only playing sound 2 seconds out of every 10 for me

Perhaps YouTube are trying to cut down on derivative claptrap Bob...?

To be fair, I don't blame them







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Jazz generally does have a tune but they don’t necessarily play it to you.

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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby C » 03 Nov 2023, 16:05

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TITUS GROAN were a short-lived British Jazz-Rock quartet, named after the first Gormenghast novel by Mervyn Peake. Their one and only self-titled album, released in 1970, contained five tracks all over five minutes long, including one extended suite "Hall of Bright Carvings" with a running time of nearly twelve minutes. The 1989 CD reissue added three bonus tracks to the album. Let's venture forth now into the fantastic fantasy world of Titus Groan.
The album opens in rousing and rollicking fashion with "It Wasn't for You", a lively saxophonic blast of good old-fashioned bluesy Jazz-Rock, very much in the style of those other fine purveyors of uplifting funky fusion, Ginger Baker's Airforce and the Graham Bond Organisation. The singer has the same kind of rough raucous voice as Graham Bond. In other words, they both sound like they eat gravel for breakfast in the morning, but that's no less than what we'd expect from the best of British blues singers. In fact, this is just the kind of energetic and spirited Jazz-Rock we could all do with listening to first thing in the morning to get us up out of bed and instil a spirit of vim and vigour and get-up-and-go energy to face the day ahead. Alternatively, you could listen to some gentle and relaxing New Age music and roll over and go back to sleep again. Now that Titus Groan have grabbed our attention with the lively opening number, it's time for the extended four-piece suite "Hall Of Bright Carvings". This epic song is a real musical tour de force, featuring flamboyant flutes, heavy guitar riffing, booming bass-lines and pounding percussion. The dynamic contrast between the gently melodic pastoral passages combined with sudden explosive outbursts of musical artillery fire are what really sets this music alight with power and passion. Titus Groan can really carve their names with pride for producing stunning Jazz-Rock like this.

Side Two opens with "I Can't Change", which ironically, is a song full of constant change. It's a resonant flute-driven refrain that draws obvious comparisons with Jethro Tull, although the song takes a very unexpected turn midway through with a pleasant Country Rock diversion, before a return to more familiar fluty Jazz-Rock pastures. Either way, it's a great song that barrels along relentlessly and features enough sudden tempo changes to delight devotees of Jazzy Prog-Rock. The next song "It's All Up with Us" is very commercially appealing, which would have made it an ideal choice for release as a single. The impassioned silver-toned singer is positively bursting with optimism here and the heart-warming music sounds as bright and uplifting as a radiant sunburst of rainbow colours after a summer shower. This is timeless evergreen music where all the brightly-coloured flowers in the garden are blooming. And talking of flowers, along comes "Fuschia" (a misspelling perhaps?), which is sadly the final song on the album, although all good things must come to an end, unless of course you're lucky enough to possess the CD reissue with three bonus tracks included. "Fuschia" refers to Miss *Fuchsia* Groan from the Titus Groan novel. The music is another flawless funky fusion of pounding Jazz-Rock energy, which is altogether upbeat, up-tempo and uplifting.

Titus Groan have delivered a memorable timeless Jazz-Rock classic with their one and only album release. This energetic evergreen album sounds just as good today fifty years on as it ever did back in the halcyon days of the proggy 1970's.




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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby Lord Rother » 03 Nov 2023, 16:56

I actually thought The Cure would be at least half-way up your avenue.

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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby robertff » 03 Nov 2023, 19:12

Lord Rother wrote:I actually thought The Cure would be at least half-way up your avenue.




Absolutely nothing wrong with The Cure Lord, great band.



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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby Lord Rother » 06 Nov 2023, 13:02

Absolutely storming guitar. Much covered song, but this is exceptional.


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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby C » 06 Nov 2023, 15:29

Lord Rother wrote:Absolutely storming guitar. Much covered song, but this is exceptional.



Nice

Very nice

I've never heard of him - despite the fact he's an old geezer - same birth year as me

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Perhaps it is the diversity of the artists that influenced him as a kid (Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Leslie West, James Brown, Led Zeppelin) that is responsible for his varied expressions in both his singing and his guitar playing. He's ranked tops in Best Guitarist polls in newspapers, magazines, and television shows around the world.




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Postby Lord Rother » 07 Nov 2023, 16:17


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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby robertff » 09 Nov 2023, 08:36

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Generally speaking I have got quite a lot of time for the Move (got all their albums) but at times they went a little OTT with their music, I think this is a case in point.



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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby Neige » 09 Nov 2023, 10:18

Great thread, your Lordship, happy you revived it and there are several things I want to chime in on.

Besides, I'm stuck at home with a bad flu and have time on my hands (and ears).
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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby Neige » 09 Nov 2023, 11:03

Lord Rother wrote:Absolutely storming guitar. Much covered song, but this is exceptional.



Boz with Duane and the Muscle Shoals guys still reign supreme for me.

The "much covered" comment made me check: SecondHandSongs lists 16. And I'd forgotten that the song wasn't written by Scaggs (it appears that after some legal wrangles, the writer's credit was "returned" to its true owner on the remixed 1978 reissue of "Boz Scaggs". So I looked for the originator, Fenton Robinson, and found a youtube clip with the original 1967 recording and two later ones.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-d9VL6NioU.

THis being said, I like Meniketti's version, it's got a lot of oomph and the midway solo is absolutely fucking stellar.
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Re: Lord Rother’s One a Day

Postby Neige » 09 Nov 2023, 11:15

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Fabulous. From the final days of The Move, just before they morphed into Electric Light Orchestra. There's a certain all-controls-to-11 character that I find less appealing nowadays, but it's a great song.
The album Message from the Country was recorded as a trio, so I wonder who's the guy who stood in for Roy Wood on bass clarinet and recorder and whether he played live or just mimed...
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