BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24 - Ray Gunned

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BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24 - Ray Gunned

Postby PENK » 29 Jan 2015, 20:49

List A

Cashier No9 - Goldstar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MguSkd-6U9k
John Cale/Bob Neuwirth - Ocean Life http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXBv_vZ1w7M
Frank Sinatra - Lonely Town https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUuvPfDJ05s
Sly and Robbie – Language Barrier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wK1qX4l8efE
Whiskeytown - Avenues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONe5eUTm8i8
Stevie Wonder - Girl Blue http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbnQWQpz5hM
Gene Clark - Past My Door http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMd0XyDE9js
Nathaniel Mayer – I Need Love And Affection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pKouFHNvp4

List B

1. Vanity Kills – Codeine Velvet Club: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpFRFPfJ8io
2. Planet Queen – T. Rex: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hvWLSdY56I
3. Up From the Underground – Firewater: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQSX89xWZK4
4. B-Side of Life – Timbuk 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icJGjVKjyFo
5. Home = Hang – Railroad Jerk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0TmlfhHYjI
6. 21st Century Blues –Kim Fowley and Ben Vaughn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-CKsi-oOTw
7. Blues is a Woman – Lou Rawls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbwTXJ6W18k
8. Girl Anachronism – The Dresden Dolls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sO5APfKnR50
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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby The Modernist » 29 Jan 2015, 21:08

B. A's not really my thing and B has T Rex.

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Postby Belle Lettre » 29 Jan 2015, 21:38

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby Count Machuki » 29 Jan 2015, 21:42

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby Lemon Yoghourt » 29 Jan 2015, 21:45

I went to school with one of Codeine Velvet Club. I really liked the Railroad Jerk song.

B

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby Insouciant Western People » 29 Jan 2015, 21:54

A.

That Cashier No.9 song is fucking monumental.

And apart from Stevie bastard Wonder, it doesn't put a foot wrong after that.
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Postby purgatory brite » 29 Jan 2015, 22:17

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby Snarfyguy » 29 Jan 2015, 22:21

Frank Sinatra? No.

Railroad Jerk? Yes.

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby Rayge » 29 Jan 2015, 22:33

Can't split them on a cursory run-through. No time and little inclination to go again. Abstain
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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby toomanyhatz » 29 Jan 2015, 22:36

Wow, A wins the 'most wildly inconsistent' award!

Love the Cashier No. 9 (what can I say? I have a weakness for kettle drums). Hate the Cale/Neuwirth (though of course they've both done great stuff separately). Curiously underwhelmed by the Stevie (how'd they find such an underwhelming track from such a great period?) Loved the Gene Clark (of course). Found the Sly/Robbie track annoying (I usually like their stuff). Overall good, but I look for a bit more consistency in later rounds if it continues.

B has its moments - the Lou Rawls is particularly great - but it's just too much of a certain kind of BCB tone - indicative of who I think is responsible for it. I think I have a one or two song limit for that kind of thing.
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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby martha » 29 Jan 2015, 23:21

B. No Sinatra please. Unless it's Sid singing it, and then okay.
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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby T. Willy Rye » 30 Jan 2015, 00:49

Close, but I think B

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby Ray K. » 30 Jan 2015, 01:17

Love the Jerk... love the Jerk.... B

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby fange » 30 Jan 2015, 01:19

Enjoyed both. Goldstar is a good tune, cheers A, and always good to see Nathaniel Mayer. But in general i think i'd play B more often.

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby 'skope » 30 Jan 2015, 07:13

i can just about forgive stevie wonder when a list contains a great gene clark rarity and a nathaniel mayer track.

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

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Postby Samoan » 30 Jan 2015, 08:08

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby The Red Heifer » 30 Jan 2015, 08:24

I've always held off on the wonderful "Girl Anachronism" thinking it'd be hated here but its slipping by unnoticed. Maybe it would've stood out more on my list :lol:

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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby Osgood » 30 Jan 2015, 08:53

A clear A for me, even if the Stevie track is terrible (maybe a merit to find such a poor song in Stevie's 70s catalog)
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Re: BCB Cup 2015 Round 1 Match 24

Postby whodathunkit » 30 Jan 2015, 09:22

Really enjoyed most of both lists. Hard to chose. Hate to vote against that wonderful Timbuk 3 song but I feel Frank and Stevie need defending against the cloth-eared brigade. Great choices. Not a bad track on "Music Of My Mind" and Sinatra/Jenkins is always a great combo.

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