BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25 - PILEDRIVER OUT

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Beno » 01 Apr 2008, 21:10

Two good lists but A just shades it due to Nick Drake and The Who. Nearly threw it away withe the Moby Dick choice though.

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby German Dave » 01 Apr 2008, 21:21

There's no denying the greatness of many of the songs on A's list (and unlike many, I can quite happily forgive one aberration - we all have our little peccadillos and it shows a list is hearfelt), but some of B's picks have a special place in my heart, not least "The Young Mod's Forgotten Story" and the quite breathtaking "past, Present and Future," not to mention the irresistible Jackie Wilson song.

I'll forgive the Roxy Music song and go with B.
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby brotherlouie » 01 Apr 2008, 21:24

B Close, but B has Darling Be Home Soon,

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby The Fish » 01 Apr 2008, 21:39

GoatBoy wrote:B. A is pretty much quality throughout but loses points for being a bit obvious. B looks weaker at first but there are some brilliant tracks in it. The Lovin Spoonful, The Shangri-Las and The Impressions sway me. Brave but worthy Roxy choice as well.



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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby PENK » 01 Apr 2008, 21:44

A has plenty of good songs but the overall feel is a bit stodgy. B is hardly perfect but it's definitely interesting.
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Johnny Fartpants » 01 Apr 2008, 21:48

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Moleskin » 01 Apr 2008, 21:51

B is by far the more better! :D
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Oscar » 01 Apr 2008, 21:52

A ... just

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby whodathunkit » 01 Apr 2008, 21:54

A was doing fine until "Moby Dick" floored it. The along came B with Jackie Wilson, the Spoonful and, best of all, "Crawdaddy Simone" - British R'n'B at it's greatest.

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby German Dave » 01 Apr 2008, 22:37

Could be close, this one...
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Buddha B-Rex » 01 Apr 2008, 22:38

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby 010101010101 » 01 Apr 2008, 22:55

Neither are perfect, but B shades it

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Ranking Ted » 01 Apr 2008, 22:55

Difficult one, this. A is very 'greatest hits' and I do share the queaziness about Moby Dick; so I would be inclined towards B ... but I'm no fan of the Faces and only a couple really connect. So, its A for the Drake and Costello but only after much humming and hawing.

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Postby moonie » 01 Apr 2008, 23:03

B

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby kewl klive » 01 Apr 2008, 23:36

A is a bit played out and too familiar despite the never boring Heart of Glass and Rock & Roll. B's list equals these high spots with the Jackie Wilson and Lovin' Spoonful ( more often than not my favourite song ) and then makes me smile with the Shangri-Las ( can't help thinking of Derek and Clive - he's got a fucking stalk on him ) evens out the trad not mad Syndicats with the loose and funky Faces and triumphs with a non-canon Roxy track. A is solid but B reveals more to me

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Arthur Crud » 02 Apr 2008, 00:34

A probably has more that I identify with - but it has Moby Dick and, y'know......I just can't.......and then B has a Syndicats track which is a nice surprise so B

And I too am mystified by all this sudden Shangri-Las palaver. What gives?

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Still Baron » 02 Apr 2008, 01:18

Outrageous. Both very good. I'm leaning toward B, but I'll have to come back.
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Still Baron » 02 Apr 2008, 01:34

Isleys doing Seals and Crofts should be enough to clinch it for me, but B is so strong and I have the same problems with A as everyone else seems to have.

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby king feeb » 02 Apr 2008, 01:38

If the Shangs ever teamed up with LCD for a collaborative disc, the BCB collective would have a mass orgasm that would black out the internet for months. So let's be thankful this will probably not happen.

Anyway... two very good lists. I love that Isleys tune for certain, but I go for B because of The Impressions, Slade, Lou and Roxy choices (I dig "More Than This" even though it's pretty slick... great melody and really romantic atmosphere).
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