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by Mr. Average
Sun Jul 20, 2003 11:28 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Hejira
Replies: 26
Views: 11668

Dry Cleaner from Des Moines

If you know Mingus, and have listened to and appreciated record like "Cumbia nd Jazz Fusion" or the classic "Mingus Ahh Um", then you cannot help but like Joni's homage to the man. The interview sound clips on the record that seque sbetween some of the songs are thrilling to me. "I never been a rich...
by Mr. Average
Sun Jul 20, 2003 11:22 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: An (not so) interesting statistic ...
Replies: 23
Views: 9395

In accordance with public opinion, I post less frequently. Below the average. I will change my screen name to "1.645 Standard Deviations left of the Mean" or "sub-Gaussian". The poster formerly know as Mr. Average and, good forbid, that horrible guy named draperdan (cleverly disquised transpositiona...
by Mr. Average
Sun Jul 20, 2003 11:17 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Hejira
Replies: 26
Views: 11668

"Seconds of Pleasure" is Dave Edmunds greatest Acheivement. It is a must have recording if you appreciate Nick Lowe, Elvis, Rock and Roll.

It is not Nick Lowes Greatest acheivement.

That should stimulate a thread.
by Mr. Average
Sun Jul 20, 2003 11:13 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Jags
Replies: 11
Views: 6328

Discovering Japan

Graham Parkers work with, and without the Rumour, stands the test of time. It is an intriguing theory, however, that EC somehow yanked the spot from Graham, relegating him to more of a cult classic hero than a rock and roll icon. Few thoughts: 1. Graham Parker is a Rock and Roll Icon in the vien and...
by Mr. Average
Sat Jun 28, 2003 12:47 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: First Record you bought
Replies: 57
Views: 28446

Revolver

...incredibly but quietly influential, as I see it.
by Mr. Average
Sat Jun 28, 2003 12:43 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 720
Views: 379498

Recent visit to our manufacturing facility in Brighton. Had purchased Get Happy extended play cd the day prior on Oxford Street in London, with Richard Thompsons new one. Was excited because Get Happy CD is difficult to get in the states, and I owned only the original vinyl. As I chatted with our Br...

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