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The Joy Of The Guitar Riff tonight BBC 4 9pm


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#1 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 12:10 PM

looking forward to that.


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#2 Futtocks

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 01:27 PM

Later the same night, 'Sound City' is very much worth watching. If it's too late a start, record it.


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Posted 18 July 2014 - 02:01 PM

Thanks for the reminder , all 3 programmes have been set to record tonight.


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Posted 18 July 2014 - 08:46 PM

looking forward to that.

It's all been rather predictable so far, for the most part.


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#5 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 07:42 AM

It's all been rather predictable so far, for the most part.

well yes, and there were some massive omissions. I still enjoyed it. Chuck Berry but not Bo Diddley, no Wild Thing, blah blah

 

The programme that followed it about Sound City recording studios was ghastly, so many up their own ass multi millionaire mediocrities talking about their 'art'. Every time I see a member of so called fleetwood mac I expect them to come out with some drivel about the emotional tensions involved in the recording of Rumours. A pox on all of em


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Posted 19 July 2014 - 08:02 AM

The Friday night music programmes on BBC4 have the potential to be great tv, but most ends up a little disappointing.

The BBC must have 100's of hours of archive that they can show, but most ends up being a collation of dodgy miming performances from Top of the Pops, with the odd gem from Whistle Test or another source thrown in. And their TOTP archive must be shrinking with all the dodgy goings-on by their presenters, that they now can't show.

Still better than Eastenders or Corrie or Location, Location et al though.

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 09:36 AM

It was nice to see Dave Davies get a word in
Well played that man
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Posted 19 July 2014 - 10:27 AM

It was nice to see Dave Davies get a word in
Well played that man

 

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 10:30 AM

Next Friday on BBC4 - Prom concert, Northern Soul, Motown at the BBC and a documentary about Prince.


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Posted 19 July 2014 - 09:29 PM

well yes, and there were some massive omissions. I still enjoyed it. Chuck Berry but not Bo Diddley, no Wild Thing, blah blah

 

The programme that followed it about Sound City recording studios was ghastly, so many up their own ass multi millionaire mediocrities talking about their 'art'. Every time I see a member of so called fleetwood mac I expect them to come out with some drivel about the emotional tensions involved in the recording of Rumours. A pox on all of em

 

I trust you exempt Peter Green (the founder of FM) from that.


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Posted 19 July 2014 - 10:27 PM

I trust you exempt Peter Green (the founder of FM) from that.

That's why I said so called fleetwood mac
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Posted 19 July 2014 - 10:33 PM

That's why I said so called fleetwood mac

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 04:41 PM

I didn't know it was on so missed it. My favourite guitar riffs are the Eric Clapton riff from Layla and (presumably) Ronnie Wood's on "Cindy Incidentally"


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#14 Futtocks

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 04:45 PM

I didn't know it was on so missed it. My favourite guitar riffs are the Eric Clapton riff from Layla and (presumably) Ronnie Wood's on "Cindy Incidentally"

Repeted at 11:30pm tonight.


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Posted 20 July 2014 - 04:56 PM

My bull ###### detector was twitching throughout the programme but it nearly exploded when somebody started talking about Sonic Youth's 'avant-garde tuning'.


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Posted 20 July 2014 - 05:19 PM

I didn't know it was on so missed it. My favourite guitar riffs are the Eric Clapton riff from Layla and (presumably) Ronnie Wood's on "Cindy Incidentally"

Pretty sure Clapton didn't actually play Layla.....I think it was one of the Alman Brothers. .Duane I think. I could possibly be wrong there tho...(yes I know its unlikely ;) )

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 05:36 PM

Pretty sure Clapton didn't actually play Layla.....I think it was one of the Alman Brothers. .Duane I think. I could possibly be wrong there tho...(yes I know its unlikely ;) )

Allman played the solo on 'Layla', I'd assume Clapton played the riff, as the two run concurrently at times during the song.


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Posted 20 July 2014 - 07:24 PM

Later the same night, 'Sound City' is very much worth watching. If it's too late a start, record it.

Just watched that. I really enjoyed it.


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Posted 20 July 2014 - 07:47 PM

Just watched that. I really enjoyed it.

A rule of thumb - if it's got Tom Petty in it, it's probably good.

 

The exception that proves the rule is the movie 'The Postman'.


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#20 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 20 July 2014 - 09:27 PM

A rule of thumb - if it's got Tom Petty in it, it's probably good.

The exception that proves the rule is the movie 'The Postman'.

Tom petty is one if my main men
But I thought the programme was ghastly
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