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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-05-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Oh man! A granddaughter of Simon Hubig's delivered a whole crateful of Hubig's New Orléans Style Pies to our studios bright and early this morning. Mmmmmm, all kinds, apple, cherry, lemon, peach,...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-04-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,798
Posted By Foxhound
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-04-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

I saw Styx perform with Larry Gowan as part of the band at Massey Hall in Toronto just over twenty years ago. Gowan stole the show.

:smile:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-04-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Yip, yip, yip, arrrrooowwww! This is your mad man of music on the Mississippi, your ever loving Foxhound, here on WOWW Radio! And I've got another great show tonight devoted to the very best in...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-04-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,798
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Covers that are better than the originals!

Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon by Neil Diamond was released in March 1967 and got to #10 on the Billboard Hot 100:


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A cover by Urge Overkill was contained on their Stull EP released in...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-04-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

Not that I like Rush at all, but is Rush not classified as a prog band by some/many fans?

And how about these two tracks both of which I really like?

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:scratch:
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 04-03-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation B-52's versus the Clash!

Surprisingly these two have not previously gone up against each other on this board. Which band do you like better?


B-52's

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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-03-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Yip, yip, yip, arrrroooowwww! This is Professor Foxhound here on the station with the hits, WOWW Radio of New Orléans. And tonight I've got a whole stack of acid rock tunes that will fry your ears....
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-03-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,798
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Covers that are better than the originals!

Doing research for this thread I learned that this great tune was released way back in 1956!

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Wow! Mickey and Sylvia's delivery was smoking hot! Nor has it ever been topped. Here though...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-03-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,001
Posted By Foxhound
Question Re: Favourites by Artist - List 1.

Anybody else willing to give this a shot?

:scratch:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-03-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

"Always" is a long time. Like I say, I very clearly remember a popular DJ in southwestern Ontario using the term "progressive rock" to refer to the album oriented rock that had developed by 1968-69...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-03-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: My personal top fifty!

Let's just say that our tastes in albums differs entirely. The White Album is the Beatles' album that I like the least.

I may try to put together a similar list of LPs now myself, but I'd consider...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-03-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: My personal top fifty!

Here just a year later I'd already be inclined to make certain modifications to my list although they wouldn't be wholesale changes.

:smile:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-03-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Did punk rock fail?

I didn't realize that was at issue.

:rolleyes:



What?!!! Not healthy? Must everyone have tastes identical to your own or something?

:wth:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-03-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"So I've now hired a health care professional to work part-time here at...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-03-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 59,547
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: This Day In Rock History

The one I have was released by Capitol in Canada. The one you had was the U.S. release which is the one that's more commonly found these days.

:smile:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-02-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Yip, yip, yip, arrrroooowwww! This is Brer Foxhound coming to you live on WOWW Radio where we play the hits and nothing but the hits. And I've got another great show on the best in duets for all you...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-02-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,798
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Covers that are better than the originals!

Let It All Hang Out by the Hombres was released in 1967:

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A cover was included on John Cougar Mellencamp's LP Big Daddy released on 9 May 1989:

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I don't think that...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-01-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 59,547
Posted By Foxhound
Music Note Re: This Day In Rock History

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That was the very first LP I bought by any band other than the Beatles!

It wasn't released in the United Kingdom until 4...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-01-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Yip, yip, yip, arrrroooowwww! This is Doctor Foxhound coming to you live on WOWW Radio, the hit masters of New Orléans! And I've got another great show for all you fans out there in radioland...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-01-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,798
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Covers that are better than the originals!

Here the Kinks covered their own tune and absolutely destroyed their original!

The initial version of I'm Not Like Everybody Else was released on 3 June 1966 as the flip side of the Sunny Afternoon...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-01-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Mmmmmm, every now and again I like to treat Roscoe and myself to a good-sized bag of White Castle burgers and...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-31-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By Foxhound
Music Note Re: Did punk rock fail?

If I had to characterize my broad tastes in rock music, I'd say I'm first and foremost a fan of blues-rock followed by garage rock, psychedelic rock and British Invasion. While I really like Blondie...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-31-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

I never said they were "prog" though. I said they were a progressive rock band.



That though is precisely the problem for me and the point on which we disagree. I don't believe the two terms should...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-31-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

Remember though that I differentiate between the terms "progressive rock" and "prog" , with progressive rock being any kind of rock that aspires to more than being a commercially successful top forty...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-31-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

Here then is another list of bands from the late sixties all of whom I regarded as progressive rock bands at the time:

Jimi Hendrix Experience
Doors
Bee Gees
Buffalo Springfield
Traffic
Ten Years...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-31-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Did punk rock fail?

Well of course they were! But!!! As the avante-garde experimentation of these prog bands grew greatly in popularity to the point where it was widely embraced, it spawned a reaction. Can you not...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-31-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

Indeed I do! Quite simply because I was there listening and grooving as the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Doors, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Cream, Buffalo Springfield, Ten Years After, etc. were putting out...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-31-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By Foxhound
Re: Did punk rock fail?

The two concepts were closely intertwined initially. Rock was all about rebellion for the first 25 years or so - until it became mainstream "adult" music. Kids took to rock music in the 1950's and...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-31-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 59,547
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: This Day In Rock History

That LP was evidently released with multiple different sleeves in different countries and changed over the years. Here's the one I bought in late 1967 or early...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-30-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Yip, yip, yip, arrrroooowwwww! This is your mad man of rock, Foxhound, coming to you live from the Crescent City on WOWW Radio! And we have all the hits here, yes we do! But before we get to...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-30-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,798
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Covers that are better than the originals!

Anyone Who Had a Heart by Dionne Warwick was released in November 1963:

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A very similar though somewhat screechy cover by Cilla Black was released 31 January 1964 and was a #1 hit...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-30-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Music Note Re: Progressive Rock...?

The problem for me here is deciding which bands fall into the more narrowly defined prog genre, but here's a list in rough order:

Jethro Tull

Pink Floyd

Roxy Music
Spirit
Supertramp
Emerson, Lake...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-30-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Did punk rock fail?

Well if punk rock was a reaction to and rebellion against the excesses in rock, it failed to have any other than a very short-term effect. Not only did it immediately develop excesses of its own, but...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-29-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Yip, yip, yip, arrrroooowwww!!! This is WOWW Radio and I'm Professor Foxhound bringing you all the wax that's happening! And I've got another great Psychedelic Sunday Show today, but first a word...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-29-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Did punk rock fail?

Punk rock was initially a rebellion by younger music fans against the excesses that had crept into the rock music of their older siblings, e.g. self-absorbed navel gazing rock, bands touring with...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-29-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

King Crimson - Excellent!

Yes - No, they suck.

Genesis - Painfully bad self-absorbed navel gazing until Phil Collins took over. Then they were very good.

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Some very good...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-29-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,798
Posted By Foxhound
Music Note Re: Covers that are better than the originals!

Here it is:

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:smile:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-28-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Yip, yip, yip, arrrroooowwww!!! This is Brer Foxhound on WOWW Radio where we just keep on hitting! And tonight's show will be no exception as we're bringing back the ever popular garage...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-28-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Playing all this pinball here in the WOWW staff room during this time of social distancing reminds me of the story The MAN always drags out when he's feeling particularly maudlin:"

"I don't...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-28-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

The release of A Whiter Shade of Pale on 12 May 1967 certainly kept the ball rolling.

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:keyboards
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-28-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

If I had to pick, the date I'd mark for the start of "prog" (but not progressive rock) would be 10 March 1967 when Arnold Layne by Pink Floyd was released:

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:phones:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-28-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Oh man, did I ever get this Monster Bash pinball machine from July 1998 at a great price! With everybody else hunkered down in their personal bunkers there's some fantastic deals available out there...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-27-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Yip, yip, yip, arrrrooooowwwww!!! This is your rave fave Professor Foxhound coming to you live and off colour on WOWW Radio! And I've got a great show dedicated to some of the very best in glam rock...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-27-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,798
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Covers that are better than the originals!

A Hazy Shade of Winter by Simon & Garfunkel was released as a single on 22 October 1966 and peaked at #13 on the Billboard charts:


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The Bangles' cover was released in November 1987 and...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 03-26-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Foxhound
Question Steely Dan vs. Thin Lizzy!

Which band do you like better?

Steely Dan

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Thin Lizzy
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-26-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 83
Sticky: WOWW Radio!
Views: 2,763
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: WOWW Radio!

"Yip, yip, yip, arrrrrooowwww!!! This is your main man Foxhound coming to you on WOWW Radio and I've got a whole truckload of hits for all you real frantic ones tonight, but first a word from our...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-26-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,798
Posted By Foxhound
Music Note Re: Covers that are better than the originals!

The Rolling Stones covered several of Chuck Berry's numbers. Two of the best of these covers by the Stones appeared on their live LP Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!

Carol by Chuck Berry was released in August...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-26-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Re: Progressive Rock...?

I now regard living anywhere on this side of the ground as a victory.

:smile:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-26-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 528
Posted By Foxhound
Exclamation Re: Progressive Rock...?

I'm not that old! Here's a picture of me from a few years back:

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The big ugly pink one I'm with is The MAN.

:foxhound:
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