70s Cup Round 2 Match 10 *Gash 29- Osgood 4*

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70s Cup Round 2 Match 10 *Gash 29- Osgood 4*

Postby never/ever » 17 Oct 2018, 10:41

A

Roy Ayers' Ubiquity - Red, Black & Green





B

The Band – Twilight

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Osgood » 17 Oct 2018, 15:10

A features an exciting groove and some beautiful arrangements. Too bad it is paired to an all-time fave from the mighty Band

B
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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby sloopjohnc » 17 Oct 2018, 16:20

A

The Band were done by this time and ko-kang had gotten in the way.
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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby GoogaMooga » 17 Oct 2018, 17:06

The Band are in the pantheon, but not on the strength of this one. Roy Ayers is not afraid to go places. He don't need no campfire. A
1966 and all that

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Polishgirl » 17 Oct 2018, 17:09

Ummmm...

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 17 Oct 2018, 18:23

Christ more fucking smoothness

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Diamond Dog » 17 Oct 2018, 20:47

The Band go The Dooleys? lol. Utter shit.

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Sneelock » 17 Oct 2018, 21:07

A cranks along very nicely. good track.
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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Dayodead » 17 Oct 2018, 21:35

Vote for A for sounding like a Blaxploitation movie soundtrack and for the benefit of not being The Band...

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby PENK » 17 Oct 2018, 21:37

A has an ace bassline but otherwise leans very very heavily on The Big Book Of Funk Cliches. And I'm sorry Roy, I had to look it up on Wikipedia, I couldn't figure it out by just thinking about it.
B, meanwhile, is The Waltons playing reggae. Think about that.

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby The Modernist » 17 Oct 2018, 21:39

The Roy Ayers is a monster jam, but when it goes into that instrumental break it really goes somewhere quite special. One of the best picks of the competition. Nice arrangement and vocal in B, but the song didn't really grab me. It's decent enough though.

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Purgatory Brite » 17 Oct 2018, 22:11

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Belle Lettre » 17 Oct 2018, 22:40

Did not like that Band one.

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Count Machuki » 18 Oct 2018, 03:46

A

A personal favorite that would skate past ANY Band song. That's right, you heard me.
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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby trans-chigley express » 18 Oct 2018, 05:28

A

The Band track really didn't grab me

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby C » 18 Oct 2018, 09:13

Soul RnB, funk etc is music I didn't listen to in the 70s nor subsequent decades

I like the Band track

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Loki » 18 Oct 2018, 14:52

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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby fange » 18 Oct 2018, 15:21

A is killer, B is ok.



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Re: 70s Cup Round 2 Match 10

Postby Jumper K » 18 Oct 2018, 20:41

A. I hold the Band responsible for Ryan Adams and his ilk. Twats the lot of em.