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re: Which Bands/artists are universally liked on the Music Board? - sugar71
[quote]Really meh. A talented songwriter, but I was never a big fan. I always like Prince bette[/quote] I really liked pre- Purple Rain Prince as well before he tried so hard to crossover with that particular album, but no reason to attempt dismiss the artistry of another. I do give you cred...


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re: Which Bands/artists are universally liked on the Music Board? - sugar71
[quote]And we haven't even gotten to the songwriting and producing - that he's done for other people.[/quote] You mean all of the great artists who went absolutely no place at his Paisley Park Records which eventually flopped? (And the artists Masters ripped off by Prince). If the little pret...


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re: Border crisis scrambling the politics of immigration policy - sugar71
[quote]So, it's Xenophobic to want legal immigration into this country? Sounds like you need to go back to 6th grade. [/quote] Not only that ,but ignorant when you don't understand that the Guard by law cannot do anything to these children that isn't being done already. There will simply be more ...


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re: Border crisis scrambling the politics of immigration policy - sugar71
[quote]The Guard is better than anything I've heard Democrats propose w[/quote] Absolutely absurd & politicians like Perry playing to his Xenophobic base(people like you). These women and children are not sneaking across the damn border they are approaching border patrol/law enforcement ...


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re: Where can I find some wood pallets? - sugar71
[quote]Where can I find some wood pallets?[/quote] Tri-State refrigeration on E. Industrial Ave. A guy just loaded a trailer full of them earlier this week. Check with management/owner...


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re: Bought my first guitar - sugar71
Guitar still hanging in there ,huh? The accordion was once the most popular instrument in the United States as well....


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re: Land Prices Price per acre - sugar71
[quote]geauxcats10[/quote] "Landwatch " is an excellent site to begin your search /get an idea of the market....


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re: Which to download? Count Basie. With Duke or & Breakfast and BBQ? - sugar71
I rarely go against the Duke , but as it's a live recording of the Basis band (later years)I would go with BBQ 'today' :cheers:...


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re: Michael Jackson died 5 years ago today - sugar71
[quote]Augustus[/quote] Michael Jackson only artist in history with top ten hits in 6 different decades . :bow: Talk about staying power. Always heard about his career 'downfall' which was greatly exaggerated since ALL Popular music acts begin to fade. Numbers & timeline are astounding ...


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re: Michael Jackson died 5 years ago today - sugar71
[quote]Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff is in jail[/quote] So is music impresario Phil Spector doing life. ...


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re: Michael Jackson died 5 years ago today - sugar71
[quote]Augustus[/quote] Nice topic . Check out his Victory Tour (1984)live on YouTube when he is at his absolute peak performance wise. It's always the internet hacks with no talent who aren't impressed so I'll add some quotes from the greats as I find them. Fred Astaire on Michael Jacks...


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re: woman stabbed to death in grand isle - sugar71
[quote] wonder at what point did he decided that 50 stab wounds was enough. Why not 23?[/quote] Cops or forensic experts?. Not trying to diminish the brutality of this crime(or any) , but Isn't every 'cut'(defensive or offensive) wound with the knife considered a 'stab' wound? I always hear...


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re: The Jazz Thread. - sugar71
[quote]Saw Miles Davis play in 1984 at the World's Fair in NO. Wynton Marsalis opened for him. Davis did not care for Marsalis, and at one point during his set, Marsalis was in the wings and wanted to play along with him. Davis (the entire concert, he kept his back to the audience), walked to the sa...


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re: Greatest Blues Guitarist of All Time? - sugar71
[quote]Fontainebleau Dr.[/quote] I ordered the Peacock recordings today from amazon( & may order Standing my ground ). I never knew he didn't like the T-Bone comparisons(although I was aware he didn't like the "Bluesman" title much) & he does mention T-Bone being nasty to him when he played...


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re: Greatest Blues Guitarist of All Time? - sugar71
[quote]Sugar71 - for his early 50's stuff that he did on the Telecaster, check out The Original Peacock Recordings. Atomic Energy and Pressure Cooker are great as well. Blackjack and The Man feature a mix of the different styles that he played. Mixes in a bunch of fiddle. And Gate's on t...


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re: Greatest Blues Guitarist of All Time? - sugar71
[quote]Actually his last one Back to Bogalusa is pretty good but it has a lot of mix to it. Cajun, swing, blues. He had one of the best Saxophonist play for him, Eric Demmer, and he contributed a song on there but on Gate's American Music Texas Style, swamp ghost, Demmer goes off. His live shows...


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re: R.I.P. Horace Silver - sugar71
[quote]Song For My Father The greats are leaving us [/quote] Love Horace Silver. Song for My Father is considered his Magnum Opus (Penguin Guide to Jazz),but I don't like it all that much. 'The Jody Grind' is my favorite Silver album by far & one of favorites in my entire Jazz collectio...


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re: Greatest Blues Guitarist of All Time? - sugar71
[quote]Ironic that you replied to me with that take b/c I'm a huge Gatemouth fan and have seen him many times. If you asked him he wouldnt' say he was a blues player but an american music player. He pretty much covered it all. Blues, swing, big band, cajun, R&B, country & western...[/quote] Also ...


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re: Greatest Blues Guitarist of All Time? - sugar71
[quote]There isn't a greatest one. There are many great ones.[/quote] This , but would like to give Louisiana legend Clarence 'Getemouth' Brown a shout out....


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re: Best run of 5 albums of all time - sugar71
[quote]MJ is the GOAT when it comes to pop but I don't think he has a great 5 album run. Off the Wall and Thriller are obviously outstanding, and Bad is pretty good too, but everything else is meh.[/quote] Fair. Incredible that he only released 6 studio albums as a solo adult , but I would only ...


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re: Best run of 5 albums of all time - sugar71
[quote]Miles Davis In A Silent Way Bitches brew A Tribute to Jack Johnson Live-Evil On the Corner [/quote] Good looking out for Jazz although I do not like fusion/Jazz. And to sound near blasphemous I am not a huge Miles fan despite his stellar/diverse catalogue. Not including...


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re: Are the Beatles overrated? - sugar71
[quote]CaptainPanic, without the British rock bands, rock n' roll as we know it would have never existed. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Cream, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, the list goes on and on... but you're right, the Stones definitely have an argument for b...


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re: Lake Charles / i10 bridge - sugar71
[quote]You'll see more commercial venues on 210 than you will I-10[/quote] Thanks . I-210 & a few extra miles it is .Even if my girlfriend thinks I'm a sissy ....


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re: Lake Charles / i10 bridge - sugar71
[quote]Take the loop if you want. I'm not sure why "scenery" is an issue in Lake Charles for you. If you want, go to Google Maps and look at the scenery before you drive it. But if you hate the bridge, there isn't too much of a difference between taking 10 or 210. 6-7 minutes extra with no t...


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re: Lake Charles / i10 bridge - sugar71
[quote]Lake Charles will use their LOOP to direct all I-10 traffic one day when they go to replace that awful bridge[/quote] I absolutely hate that damn bridge !! Going to Houston several times this week & wondering is it worth it to just ALWAYS bypass this bridge & take the I-210 loop? ...


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re: Did you subisidize Bayou Country Superfest??? - sugar71
[quote]Yeah! frick Culture!!!!! Arghhhh rage!!!!! A small amount of my taxes goes to help our community and bring culture to it! I won't have it!!![/quote] Bayou Country Superfest? "Culture" :lol:...


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re: Michael Jackson was not an OT baller - sugar71
[quote]You just don't like McCartney because he's white.[/quote] Still stalking me? I don't like an adult man who has been whining for 30 years because he obviously underestimated the value of music copyrights as he was outwitted twice over his own music He was beaten once by the music execs ...


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re: Michael Jackson was not an OT baller - sugar71
[quote] 1981 Jackson paid over twice what anyone in the business thought the Beatle catalog was worth, and continued to be careless with money eventually being over $400 million dollars in debt. He was forced to use the Beatles catalog as security for loans that he defaulted on. During this same...


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re: Michael Jackson was not an OT baller - sugar71
[quote]Why are you taking such a hard public defense of Michael Jackson? The guy was a pedophile, not to mention a shining example of what a life of fame and abuse can do to a person.[/quote] Did you even read my damn post were I said Michael Jackson was obviously attracted to boys & deserved...


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re: Michael Jackson was not an OT baller - sugar71
[quote] was actually Yoko Ono and John Lennon who were in partnership with McCartney to buy the songs that decided to offer no more than $20 million for the Beatles catalog, which allowed them to get outbid by Jackson. Jackson buying the catalog had more to do his habit of uncontrolled spending and ...


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