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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Silent Majority » 05 Oct 2017, 5:52pm

Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:51pm
Silent Majority wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:36pm
Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:32pm
Silent Majority wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:22pm
Yalla Yalla is the best song on X Ray. That towers over even most of the Clash discography.
Never got the love for it. It's a strange world.
What!

Do you skip past Straight to Hell so you can get to Overpowered by Funk?
Ps. There is nothing wrong with Overpowered by Funk.
It's good live.
So get back to work and sweat some more
The sun will sink and we'll get out the door
It's no good for man to work in cages
Hit the town, he drinks his wages


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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Silent Majority » 05 Oct 2017, 5:53pm

Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:49pm
Silent Majority wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:40pm
Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:39pm
Silent Majority wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:36pm
Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:32pm


Never got the love for it. It's a strange world.
What!

Do you skip past Straight to Hell so you can get to Overpowered by Funk?
Well Straight To Hell has always alternated with Complete Control as my favourite Clash song, so no.

I can hear the STH vibe in Yalla, but no, it just never grabbed me.
And you're a weed smoker too. Mind boggling.
A very casual one, haha. Maybe if I tried that green stuff people keep offering me...
Have I said on here that I work at a bookies now? We had a guy smoke some spice out the front and then he had an immediate fit, vomited, then ran up to a group of hoodlums and punched at them, then smashed up a car, then had another fit before passing out. I think it was then that my curiousity around it was sated.
So get back to work and sweat some more
The sun will sink and we'll get out the door
It's no good for man to work in cages
Hit the town, he drinks his wages


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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Heston » 05 Oct 2017, 6:00pm

Silent Majority wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:53pm
Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:49pm
Silent Majority wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:40pm
Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:39pm
Silent Majority wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:36pm


What!

Do you skip past Straight to Hell so you can get to Overpowered by Funk?
Well Straight To Hell has always alternated with Complete Control as my favourite Clash song, so no.

I can hear the STH vibe in Yalla, but no, it just never grabbed me.
And you're a weed smoker too. Mind boggling.
A very casual one, haha. Maybe if I tried that green stuff people keep offering me...
Have I said on here that I work at a bookies now? We had a guy smoke some spice out the front and then he had an immediate fit, vomited, then ran up to a group of hoodlums and punched at them, then smashed up a car, then had another fit before passing out. I think it was then that my curiousity around it was sated.
I'm strictly a hash man, and down to about 4 joints a week these days. I suppose spending about £1.50 a week on drugs can't be that bad, can it?
Of course I use Zildjian, this is serious music.

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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Silent Majority » 05 Oct 2017, 6:01pm

Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 6:00pm
Silent Majority wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:53pm
Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:49pm
Silent Majority wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:40pm
Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:39pm


Well Straight To Hell has always alternated with Complete Control as my favourite Clash song, so no.

I can hear the STH vibe in Yalla, but no, it just never grabbed me.
And you're a weed smoker too. Mind boggling.
A very casual one, haha. Maybe if I tried that green stuff people keep offering me...
Have I said on here that I work at a bookies now? We had a guy smoke some spice out the front and then he had an immediate fit, vomited, then ran up to a group of hoodlums and punched at them, then smashed up a car, then had another fit before passing out. I think it was then that my curiousity around it was sated.
I'm strictly a hash man, and down to about 4 joints a week these days. I suppose spending about £1.50 a week on drugs can't be that bad, can it?
Of course not. You do you, man.
So get back to work and sweat some more
The sun will sink and we'll get out the door
It's no good for man to work in cages
Hit the town, he drinks his wages


http://macgowansongs.blogspot.co.uk
www.pexlives.libsyn.com/

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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Low Down Low » 05 Oct 2017, 6:27pm

Yalla Yalla. What a fucking song. One or two of the live versions are utterly sublime.

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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by 101Walterton » 05 Oct 2017, 6:50pm

I’m in the Yalla Yalla camp.

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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Dr. Medulla » 05 Oct 2017, 7:42pm

Poll time! Heston, do the honours …
Endut! Hoch Hech!

I feel that, had he lived, John Lennon would have loved Donkey Kong.

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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Heston » 05 Oct 2017, 8:57pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 7:42pm
Poll time! Heston, do the honours …
Black Diamond
Of course I use Zildjian, this is serious music.

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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Dr. Medulla » 05 Oct 2017, 9:00pm

Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 8:57pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 7:42pm
Poll time! Heston, do the honours …
Black Diamond
Joe's version would have been better than KISS'.
Endut! Hoch Hech!

I feel that, had he lived, John Lennon would have loved Donkey Kong.

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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by 101Walterton » 05 Oct 2017, 10:17pm

Get Down Moses was another song I heard live before it was released. Not sure what gig it was from but unless I am imagining it wrong it sounded very different to the recorded version?
I had very high hopes for the recorded version and thought it was going to be full on gospel in the same vein as Sound of the Sinners.
I like the song a lot but thought from the early version it could have been much better.

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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by msza2 » 05 Oct 2017, 10:40pm

matedog wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:42pm


I like aspects of Yalla, but it is too static for my tastes.
Agreed. Meskies II did it better. Rock Art suffers from too much drum machine.

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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Marky Dread » 06 Oct 2017, 1:16am

"Yalla Yalla" is simply superb and the mix of keyboards, synths, bass, drums, and a guitar with that E-bow running through it is awesome and the lyrics are brilliant to boot.
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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Marky Dread » 06 Oct 2017, 1:20am

Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:32pm
Silent Majority wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:22pm
Yalla Yalla is the best song on X Ray. That towers over even most of the Clash discography.
Never got the love for it. It's a strange world.
No it's a Mad World or even A Rockin' World but not a Strange World. Maybe you are thinking of Strange Town or Steve Strange.
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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Carpentologist » 06 Oct 2017, 3:43am

matedog wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 5:25pm
Heston wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 1:46pm
I love Sandpaper Blues but no one ever mentions it. I also totally love Evil Darling, even more so since we worked out the lyrics.
Hoyston. Probably this and X-Ray Style are my two favs.
I like the live B-side version of X-Ray Style more than the studio version!

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Re: Strummer Deep Cuts

Post by Dr. Medulla » 06 Oct 2017, 8:29am

101Walterton wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 10:17pm
Get Down Moses was another song I heard live before it was released. Not sure what gig it was from but unless I am imagining it wrong it sounded very different to the recorded version?
I had very high hopes for the recorded version and thought it was going to be full on gospel in the same vein as Sound of the Sinners.
I like the song a lot but thought from the early version it could have been much better.
Hands down, "Get Down Moses" is my favourite from the Mescaleros period. There's also something satisfying for me that it came out after he died, emphasizing that he still had a lot in the tank.
Endut! Hoch Hech!

I feel that, had he lived, John Lennon would have loved Donkey Kong.

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