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Forum: Classic Rock in the News 12-29-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 38
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Firefall on New Album COMET and Burning Bright as a Classic Rock Band - Westword

I saw Firefall in the late 70's; they came to Arkansas Tech. I don't remember much about it, but that was my fault for having too much to drink before and during the show!

JcS
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 12-29-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 26
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Paul McCartney Helps Vinyl to Best Sales Week In Modern Era - Ultimate Classic Ro

Yeah, but...

McCartney created an artificial demand for vinyl issues of his new album by issuing the same record with different covers or different colored vinyl editions. Die-hard collectors were...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 10-27-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Don McLean's Lifelong Struggle With 'American Pie' - Ultimate Classic Rock

I forgot, Jabe mentioned that the girlfriend was with...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 10-27-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Don McLean's Lifelong Struggle With 'American Pie' - Ultimate Classic Rock

Not quite about "American Pie" so much as it is about its composer:

A couple of years ago, a young man that I've known since he was in grade school was scheduled to play at a local casino, following...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 10-26-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Eric Burdon or Burton Cummings?

Cummings, but that's no slight on Burdon; Cummings was just absolutely wonderful with the Guess Who in their heyday.

JcS
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 10-25-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Gene Simmons' 'Palatial Estate' Hits Market for $22 Million - Ultimate Classic Ro

What I never understand about stories like this: Owner of property publicly says he wants to leave the area because things are getting ridiculous (in this case, the government tax rates), thus...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 10-25-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 167,534
Posted By Joey Self
Re: What Are You Listening To?

THE HISSING OF SUMMER LAWNS by Joni Mitchell. On Steve Hoffman's board, a Weakest Link game just started, and beyond "In France They Kiss On Main Street," I couldn't hum a note of it.

I'm not too...
Forum: Classic Rock in the News 10-25-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Gene Simmons Leaving Beverly Hills Due to 'Unacceptable' Taxes - Ultimate Classic

I didn't know Washington state was a no-income tax state.

I don't blame anyone for getting out of the madness that is California these days. (Said like I am an expert--never even set foot in the...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-03-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,289
Posted By Joey Self
Re: Bob Dylan Preps Rolling Thunder Revue Box Set

I love the 2 CD set that came out in the Bootleg Series #4 or #5, but 14 discs of it may be a bit much for me.

JcS
Forum: Arcade High Scores 07-19-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 847
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, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
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, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
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, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
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, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,581
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, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
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 12-05-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
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 12-05-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
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, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
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, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
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, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
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, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,576
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, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
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, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
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, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
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, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
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, 10:36 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 27,446
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, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
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, 08:05 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 27,446
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, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,970
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, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
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 12-20-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,270
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, 07:53 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 27,446
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, 02:27 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,514
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, 08:45 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,514
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 09-29-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
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, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,651
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, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
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, 02:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,489
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, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
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, 12:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,489
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 08-23-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
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, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
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, 08:50 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,013
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, 01:57 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,508
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, 02:27 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,508
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, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,177
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, 11:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,634
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, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
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, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
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
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