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15 years
« on: April 08, 2009, 07:23:18 PM »
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Re: 15 years
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2009, 11:32:09 AM »
I wasn't old enough at the time to realize what a talent he was.   But you never know, had he not been depressed and suicidal, maybe his music would have sucked.

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Re: 15 years
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2009, 06:06:00 PM »
seeing as have though how record companies are looking for any excuse to milk revenue these days, I'm still wondering why Geffen (or whatever parent company is responsible for DGC) has yet to release the "unlistenable" original Steve Albini mix of In Utero.

Death has this odd way of crystallizing these personalities when whoever knows what path they could have followed.  Most of my memories of Nirvana are nostalgia based, but I can't help but wonder if he could have pushed himself out of that overly Pixies influenced area and found his own voice a little more.  You could hear it on some songs, but sadly we'll never know now will we.

What if Duff McKagan had gotten Kurt to hang out with him that week and maybe have given him the start of personally advising him help out of that drug spiral he was locked into at the time?  If he had gotten clean, would there have been the obligatory bad album so many acts seem to make when they get sober? 


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Re: 15 years
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2009, 04:43:55 PM »
seeing as have though how record companies are looking for any excuse to milk revenue these days, I'm still wondering why Geffen (or whatever parent company is responsible for DGC) has yet to release the "unlistenable" original Steve Albini mix of In Utero.

Death has this odd way of crystallizing these personalities when whoever knows what path they could have followed.  Most of my memories of Nirvana are nostalgia based, but I can't help but wonder if he could have pushed himself out of that overly Pixies influenced area and found his own voice a little more.  You could hear it on some songs, but sadly we'll never know now will we.

What if Duff McKagan had gotten Kurt to hang out with him that week and maybe have given him the start of personally advising him help out of that drug spiral he was locked into at the time?  If he had gotten clean, would there have been the obligatory bad album so many acts seem to make when they get sober? 


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What if Elvis and Freddy Mercury took to singing with Keith Moon as their drummer and Hendrix playing lead guitar?

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Re: 15 years
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2009, 02:06:26 PM »

What if Elvis and Freddy Mercury took to singing with Keith Moon as their drummer and Hendrix playing lead guitar?


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Re: 15 years
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2009, 02:51:44 PM »

What if Elvis and Freddy Mercury took to singing with Keith Moon as their drummer and Hendrix playing lead guitar?


Only if Brian Jones learned how to swim and could join them

With Janis Joplin doing the lead female vocals of course.

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Re: 15 years
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2009, 06:30:10 PM »
only if jim morrison and jeff buckley are included.
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Re: 15 years
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2009, 07:19:00 PM »
only if jim morrison and jeff buckley are included.

That's a LOT of major vocalists. I think at this stage we're talking about a multi-band concert as opposed to a single act.

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Re: 15 years
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2009, 11:30:21 AM »
i was thinking buckley could be the blue guitarist and morrison could write lyrics and maybe do bass vocals like in a barbershop quartet...
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Re: 15 years
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2009, 11:52:41 AM »
Kreiger and Manzarek were the heart of the Doors.  Morrison was a hedonistic, drug-addict, wannabe poet with questionable grooming skills.



although he did bang Nico.
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Re: 15 years
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2009, 12:33:08 AM »
He died at the ideal age. Sad, yes, but did we really want him to go the way of Elvis?

Not that it is a good thing that he died mind you.  Just....you know.

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Re: 15 years
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2009, 06:49:02 AM »
Morrison was a hedonistic, drug-addict, wannabe poet with questionable grooming skills.


'questionable'?

we're talking about Jim wakes-up-in-his-own-puke-wears-the-same-pair-of-leather-pants-for-DAYS Morrison and grooming/hygiene.


i fail to see anything 'speculative' about the assertion that he was a pig  :)




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