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Forum: Arcade High Scores 07-19-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By Joey Self
New Arcade Highscore in game : Guess Word

Joey Self is the new Guess Word (https://www.crf2.com/arcade.php?do=play&gameid=114) champion, achieving a highscore of: 22025.000!


Head over to the Arcade and try to beat Joey Self to claim your...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 05-25-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Top 5 Greatest American Bands: Our Writers Tackle Three Big Questions - Ultimate

I'm not sure why, but the link here (and one I used earlier on the five disco songs) did not take me to the site, but rather to Google News.

JcS
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 05-25-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By Joey Self
Re: 5 Classic Rock Disco Tracks We All Love (Admit It!) - WROR

That link doesn't take me to the article about the disco tracks.

This one will: https://wror.com/2018/05/23/5-classic-rock-disco-tracks-love-admit/

To save you the trouble, though, the five...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 03-17-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Broadcaster iHeartMedia Files for Bankruptcy - Ultimate Classic Rock

I like iHeartradio, and hope it survives in its current form. If I'm going to lunch alone, I will take my earbuds from the car (where I keep a set) and listen to the local talk radio station while...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 01-31-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By Joey Self
Re: ZZ Top Announce Las Vegas Residency - Ultimate Classic Rock

There was a time when "playing Vegas" was looked upon with derision by rockers. Now, it--and other casinos--are a good place to see rockers that aren't charting any longer. Joan Jett has played at...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 01-31-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Lynyrd Skynyrd Plot Farewell Tour

I just missed seeing the original band by a few days; I had tickets to see them in Little Rock on Saturday, and they crashed on Wednesday or Thursday.

I've never bothered trying to see the reunited...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 01-31-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By Joey Self
Re: 35 Years Ago: Christopher Cross Gets Sophomore Jinxed With 'Another Page' - Ultim

I am one of the millions that bought the debut album, and one of the millions that never bought another Cross album. I haven't played the one I have in decades--maybe not since the '80's--and my...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 12-06-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Listen to Paul McCartney's Extremely Rare 1965 Christmas Record - Ultimate Classi

Ok, I just played it, and it doesn't sound to me like it was described: "It was like a magazine program," he continued, "full of weird interviews, experimental music, tape loops, some tracks I knew...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 12-06-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Neil Young's Online Archives Are Live and Free Right Now - Ultimate Classic Rock

Interesting.

I may have to listen to JOURNEY THROUGH THE PAST and TIME FADES AWAY (the latter was recently released on CD, the former has not been).

JcS
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 10-20-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Joey Self
Re: What Happened to the Survivors of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash? - Ultimate Clas

I know where I was 40 years ago tonight. Sitting in my dorm room when a friend came in. The friend I was planning to go to Little Rock with two night later to see Lynyrd Skynyrd. We didn't have...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 09-11-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Joey Self
Re: In Defense Of: Rod Stewart's 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?' - Ultimate Classic Rock

I saw Rod Stewart last week in Las Vegas at Caesar's Palace. He closed the show with this song.

I would have rather that he had played "You Wear It Well" instead and closed with "Maggie Mae," but...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 09-11-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Atlanta Braves Apologize for Playing Scorpions' 'Rock You Like a Hurricane' Durin

It was as I suspected--one of those automated things that no one thought to check under the circumstances. Unfortunate but not malicious.

JcS
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 09-11-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,555
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Let's discuss here

"Wild Horses" is my choice when pinned down to just a single song.

JcS
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 09-11-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Steely Dan Announce Fall Tour Dates - Ultimate Classic Rock

A word of caution to those thinking of going to a casino to see Steely Dan--the acts there usually perform for an hour and a half, tops. I just got back from Las Vegas, and saw 7 shows in 6 days. ...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 08-10-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Bruce Springsteen to Make Broadway Debut With Eight-Week Solo Show - Ultimate Cla

I like the concept of an artist setting up in one location and letting the fans come to him. If the Beatles had thought of this, they could have done a residency in London, New York, Chicago, L.A....
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 06-26-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By Joey Self
Re: 35 Years Ago: Survivor Follow 'Rocky III' Success With 'Eye of the Tiger' Album -

Survivor is going to be playing at a local casino next month.

No, I'm not going.

JcS
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 04-25-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Film Studio Claims 'This Is Spinal Tap' Made Only $179 in 22 Years - Ultimate Cla

Interesting; I've heard about the creative accounting methods studios used for years to get out of paying the percentage of the profits. Some stars, once they get the clout, either take a flat fee...
Forum: Music Game Room 04-25-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 20,095
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Rock Ballad Strip!

"House Of The Rising Sun" got closed.

California Dreamin' - The Mamas & the Papas
In My Life - The Beatles
The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 04-22-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Review: Brad Paisley's 'Love and War' Is a Defiant Classic Rock Rewind - RollingS

I am not a country music fan by any stretch of the definition of the term, but I have heard most of Paisley's albums over the years, and enjoy them.

He has a rock sensibility that he brings to his...
Forum: Music Game Room 04-22-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 20,095
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Rock Ballad Strip!

Lady Jane - The Rolling Stones, just a bit too precious for my tastes.

And I Love Her - The Beatles
A Whiter Shade of Pale - Procol Harum
California Dreamin' - The Mamas & the Papas
In Dreams - Roy...
Forum: Reviews & Articles 03-14-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By Joey Self
Re: This Is Why Opening Bands Are Important Too

Best opening act I saw was Bob Seger in 1976 opening for the Doobie Brothers. He only played 30 minutes, and I would have been fine if he had played the headliner's time and they had played a half...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 01-12-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Is FM Radio Facing Extinction? - Ultimate Classic Rock

As a guy that listened primarily to FM radio for four decades--until I got XM in my car in 2010--I find it hard to listen to it now. I don't have XM at the office, but if I'm not listening to AM...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 12-21-2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,780
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Steely Dan versus T.Rex!

I'm not surprised Steely Dan leads by a 2-1 margin; I'm surprised it is ONLY a 2-1 margin...

JcS
Forum: Music Game Room 11-14-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 20,095
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Rock Ballad Strip!

Society's Child was sent to bed without supper.

2000 Miles - The Pretenders
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
The Air That I Breathe - The Hollies
All I Have to Do Is Dream - Everly Brothers
Alone -...
Forum: Music Game Room 10-16-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,361
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Rock Ballad Add List!

1. Tell Me (You're Coming Back) - The Rolling Stones
2. Mother Father - Journey
3. I Want to Know What Love Is - Foreigner
4. Wind of Change - Scorpions
5. The Flame - Cheap TricK
6. No One Is to...
Forum: Music Game Room 10-16-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,361
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Rock Ballad Add List!

1. Tell Me (You're Coming Back) - The Rolling Stones
2. Mother Father - Journey
3. I Want To Know What Love Is - Foreigner
4. Wind of Change - Scorpions
5. The Flame - Cheap TricK
6. No One Is To...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 09-30-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By Joey Self
Re: New David Bowie Hits Collection To Be Released

I know I don't. I have the SOUND AND VISION box set--on cassette, bought cheap (and I don't have a cassette player that works now), SINGLES COLLECTION and CHANGESBOWIE. Not sure why I wound up with...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 09-23-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,059
Posted By Joey Self
Re: 1973 Strip Final Four!

While I like all four, and considered "Knockin'" as my choice, I went for the majestic "Photograph."

JcS
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 09-18-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Haven't Seen the New Beatles Documentary - Ultimat

I saw the Facebook interview, and thought I heard them--or one of them--say they hadn't seen the final cut. I took it they had seen at least some of the work in progress--which is, I realize, not...
Forum: Music Game Room 09-18-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,858
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Songs of 1973 Strip!

"Tuesday's Gone" won't make it to Monday.


20th Century Boy - T-Rex
Abracadabra (Have You Seen Her?) - Blue Ash
All the Way from Memphis - Mott the Hoople
Billion Dollar Babies - Alice...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 09-18-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Bruce Springsteen Was So Depressed He Didn't Want to Get Out of Bed - Ultimate Cl

I don't know if it is online, but on CBS SUNDAY MORNING, there was an interview with Springsteen in which the depression was mentioned.

Also, there was a segment on the new documentary on the...
Forum: Music Game Room 09-06-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,858
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Songs of 1973 Strip!

"Can't You See" that I don't like that Marshall Tucker song too much.

20th Century Boy - T-Rex
48 Crash - Suzi Quatro
Abracadabra (Have You Seen Her?) - Blue Ash
All the Way from Memphis - Mott...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 08-24-2016, 01:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Perfect Attendance, Zero Drama: Guns N' Roses Wrap Up Their US Reunion Tour - Ult

I chatted with a guy on the AC/DC tour, and I won't say any more so as not to identify him, and he said Axl was a pro on that show. Maybe it was because of the respect he has for AC/DC, but he had...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 08-02-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Angus Young Talks Axl Rose's AC/DC Contribution: 'He's Been Really Good' - Ultima

I spoke with someone on the tour yesterday--I won't blow his/her cover by saying or even hinting who it was--but he was impressed with how well Axl is behaving. I don't think he would like to hang...
Forum: Music Game Room 06-29-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,437
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Let's build a list of 150 R&B tunes!

1. Tell It Like It Is - Aaron Neville
2. Treat Her Right - Roy Head
3. The Wallflower - Etta James
4. Shake Your Hips - Slim Harpo
5. I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire - The Ink Spots
6. Mustang...
Forum: Music Game Room 06-15-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,443
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Female Singer Strip!

Somebody might love that Jefferson Airplane song, but it's not me.

Baby It's You - Smith
Because the Night - Patti Smith Group
Brass in Pocket - Pretenders
Cherry Bomb - The Runaways
Come and...
Forum: Music Game Room 05-31-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,443
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Female Singer Strip!

All Tomorrow's Parties - Velvet Underground & Nico got crashed today.

All Grown Up - The Gore Gore Girls
Angel of the Morning - Merrilee Rush
Baby It's You - Smith
Baby Love - Supremes
Back on the...
Forum: Reviews & Articles 05-22-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By Joey Self
Re: David Bowie’s best bootlegs

I never bought a lot of Bowie's bootlegs; I think I have a couple on CD--one a rehearsal with Stevie Ray Vaughn that I lent to a SRV fan and never saw again, and MONTREAL 1983 or something like that....
Forum: Music Game Room 04-29-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,214
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Songs of 1972 Strip!

Melt away, "Metal Guru."


All the Young Dudes - Mott the Hoople
Hellbound Train - Savoy Brown
Highway Star - Deep Purple
Poor Boy - Chicken Shack
Ready for Love - Mott the Hoople
Sweet Jane - Mott...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 04-29-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Pricing Tickets for a Classic-Rock Megashow - Wall Street Journal

I know I wouldn't go to something like this--and I am the target audience (57 with money to spend).

JcS
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 04-29-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By Joey Self
Re: 40 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Tries to Crash Graceland - Ultimate Classic Rock

Wonder how Bruce likes it now when people he doesn't know climb his walls and approach his house at 3 AM?

JcS
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 03-16-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,432
Posted By Joey Self
Re: 1971 Strip Final Four!

Of that set, I'll take "Wild Horses." Even though I was 12-13 when these came out, I wound up with all of them within a few months of release. (I didn't have a lot of money for records.) I saved up...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 02-22-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Lady Gaga Steers Her David Bowie Grammy Tribute Into Cruise Ship Hell - Ultimate

I didn't think it was THAT bad; I certainly am not a fan of hers, but understood what she and Nile Rogers were doing.

I also didn't think it was that good, either.

JcS
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 02-22-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,186
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Born To Run vs. Hotel California

HOTEL CALIFORNIA, and it's not even close for me.

JcS
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 02-22-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Steely Dan Announce 2016 US Tour - Ultimate Classic Rock

My brother sent me a text today about a show in Little Rock (150 miles from me). Same brother and I did the show in Memphis in 2009 (there is a blog entry for that in "It's A Long Story..."), and we...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-18-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,742
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Favourite Christmas Songs That You Like To Hear

I saw them do "Carol Of The Bells" live 6 years ago at a show where they were on the opening bill for Underoath. Highlight of the night for me, because no one was doing the Cookie Monster vocals (I...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-16-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Frank Zappa's Lost Broadcast coming to DVD

I've not seen that band play a full show from this time frame, that might be interesting.

Not enough to spend money on it, but it will leak onto the Internet...

JcS
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 12-10-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By Joey Self
Re: 1970 Strip Final Four!

Hey, I'm currently in the majority--I voted for "Lola."

JcS
Forum: Music Game Room 11-19-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,932
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Songs Of 1970 Strip List

Orange you glad I picked "Tangerine?"

1. Let It Be - The Beatles
2. Instant Karma - John Lennon
9. Mississippi Queen - Mountain
12. After Midnight - Eric Clapton
14. Funk #49 - James Gang
15. Sweet...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 11-19-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Billboard Updates Their List of the 100 Biggest Hits From 1958 to 2015

I'm thinking maybe a tournament of those 100 songs might be fun. I've not run one here in years. Any interest before I draw it up?

JcS
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