Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:07pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.
I have to say I've never been a big fan of it. The cod Jamaican accent turned me off straight away. I always lose it straight away in a Sandinista trim.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Ha! I have this on order. To go on the new set. Waiting for it to arrive.
Image

Forces have been looting
My humanity
Curfews have been curbing
The end of liberty


We're the flowers in the dustbin...
No fuchsias for you.

"Without the common people you're nothing"

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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Heston wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:56pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:07pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.
I have to say I've never been a big fan of it. The cod Jamaican accent turned me off straight away. I always lose it straight away in a Sandinista trim.
The Clash version is definitely one of his loosest vocals, though it strikes me as being more in the vein of his slurry Right Profile delivery than as cod Jamaican. It's usually one of the last to go on my slim S! mixes more due to balance (too much reggae) than quality. I do like it though.

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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Marky Dread wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 4:32pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Ha! I have this on order. To go on the new set. Waiting for it to arrive.
Figures!

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:07pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.
Yeah, clearly one of Joe's favorites. In fact, I took a look at his solo setlists on setlist.fm (far from complete, but still...) and there are only 3 songs he played at least once each year during his 88-89 LWR touring years and 99-02 Mescaleros years: Junco Partner, I Fought the Law, and Pressure Drop.

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 4:47pm
Heston wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:56pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:07pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.
I have to say I've never been a big fan of it. The cod Jamaican accent turned me off straight away. I always lose it straight away in a Sandinista trim.
The Clash version is definitely one of his loosest vocals, though it strikes me as being more in the vein of his slurry Right Profile delivery than as cod Jamaican. It's usually one of the last to go on my slim S! mixes more due to balance (too much reggae) than quality. I do like it though.
I definitely get the issue with the accent but i was always ok with it. Or it didn't put me off at least. And while I've never considered it too deeply, I'm a fan of "slurry" Joe. Junco, Right Profile and Lightning Strikes are all vocals i really like, to name just 3.

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 4:50pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:07pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.
Yeah, clearly one of Joe's favorites. In fact, I took a look at his solo setlists on setlist.fm (far from complete, but still...) and there are only 3 songs he played at least once each year during his 88-89 LWR touring years and 99-02 Mescaleros years: Junco Partner, I Fought the Law, and Pressure Drop.
Interesting. IFTL was on most, if not all, of his Pogues appearances too. I suppose it's a good crowd pleaser but personally, i think I had quite enough of it by the end.

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 5:48pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 4:47pm
Heston wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:56pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:07pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.
I have to say I've never been a big fan of it. The cod Jamaican accent turned me off straight away. I always lose it straight away in a Sandinista trim.
The Clash version is definitely one of his loosest vocals, though it strikes me as being more in the vein of his slurry Right Profile delivery than as cod Jamaican. It's usually one of the last to go on my slim S! mixes more due to balance (too much reggae) than quality. I do like it though.
I definitely get the issue with the accent but i was always ok with it. Or it didn't put me off at least. And while I've never considered it too deeply, I'm a fan of "slurry" Joe. Junco, Right Profile and Lightning Strikes are all vocals i really like, to name just 3.
Strange because I love Joe's vocal on The Right Profile but I think Lightning Strikes and Junco are two of his worst. I sometimes wonder if the former was a major reason for getting his teeth fixed.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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Heston wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 5:55pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 5:48pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 4:47pm
Heston wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:56pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:07pm


Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.
I have to say I've never been a big fan of it. The cod Jamaican accent turned me off straight away. I always lose it straight away in a Sandinista trim.
The Clash version is definitely one of his loosest vocals, though it strikes me as being more in the vein of his slurry Right Profile delivery than as cod Jamaican. It's usually one of the last to go on my slim S! mixes more due to balance (too much reggae) than quality. I do like it though.
I definitely get the issue with the accent but i was always ok with it. Or it didn't put me off at least. And while I've never considered it too deeply, I'm a fan of "slurry" Joe. Junco, Right Profile and Lightning Strikes are all vocals i really like, to name just 3.
Strange because I love Joe's vocal on The Right Profile but I think Lightning Strikes and Junco are two of his worst. I sometimes wonder if the former was a major reason for getting his teeth fixed.
The vocal on The Right Profile is excellent. I've heard in isolation and Joe is giving it some.

Lightning Strikes suffers from too many words and a poor mix.

Junco Partner the vocals actually suit the whole laid back oddness of the track. A track I grew to really like as time went on.
Image

Forces have been looting
My humanity
Curfews have been curbing
The end of liberty


We're the flowers in the dustbin...
No fuchsias for you.

"Without the common people you're nothing"

msza2
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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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Marky Dread wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 6:51pm
Heston wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 5:55pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 5:48pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 4:47pm
Heston wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:56pm


I have to say I've never been a big fan of it. The cod Jamaican accent turned me off straight away. I always lose it straight away in a Sandinista trim.
The Clash version is definitely one of his loosest vocals, though it strikes me as being more in the vein of his slurry Right Profile delivery than as cod Jamaican. It's usually one of the last to go on my slim S! mixes more due to balance (too much reggae) than quality. I do like it though.
I definitely get the issue with the accent but i was always ok with it. Or it didn't put me off at least. And while I've never considered it too deeply, I'm a fan of "slurry" Joe. Junco, Right Profile and Lightning Strikes are all vocals i really like, to name just 3.
Strange because I love Joe's vocal on The Right Profile but I think Lightning Strikes and Junco are two of his worst. I sometimes wonder if the former was a major reason for getting his teeth fixed.
The vocal on The Right Profile is excellent. I've heard in isolation and Joe is giving it some.

Lightning Strikes suffers from too many words and a poor mix.

Junco Partner the vocals actually suit the whole laid back oddness of the track. A track I grew to really like as time went on.
I really like the playful piano lines on the Clash's JP.

I think my favorite Junco Partner these days is the 101ers' version. I've come to see it as ground zero for my favorite strain of Joe's musical inclinations, which is the afro-caribbean party-punk stuff. Basically all the upbeat ska/reggae Clash numbers, Washington Bullets & Let's Go Crazy from S!, and latter day tunes like Global A Go Go and Coma Girl.

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 5:53pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 4:50pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:07pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.
Yeah, clearly one of Joe's favorites. In fact, I took a look at his solo setlists on setlist.fm (far from complete, but still...) and there are only 3 songs he played at least once each year during his 88-89 LWR touring years and 99-02 Mescaleros years: Junco Partner, I Fought the Law, and Pressure Drop.
Interesting. IFTL was on most, if not all, of his Pogues appearances too. I suppose it's a good crowd pleaser but personally, i think I had quite enough of it by the end.
I kinda get the same feeling about IFTL. For some reason it seems more like a mere crowd pleaser rather than a song that was really close to his heart, though I have absolutely nothing to back up that feeling. Perhaps it was the song that most represented his inner cowboy.

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 7:53pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 5:53pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 4:50pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:07pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 9:37am
This is new to my ears. A fun little improv for a good cause. Doesn't look like it's been mentioned here before.



From the 1999 French comp Emmaüs Mouvement.
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1041263 ... s-A-50-Ans
Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmaus_Mouvement

How many times has a Joe recording of Junco Partner been officially released?

101ers live version
Clash reggae version
1999 acoustic version
Give em the Boot IV Mescaleros version
Record Store Day solo electric version

This song really tells the story of his life, doesn't it?
Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.
Yeah, clearly one of Joe's favorites. In fact, I took a look at his solo setlists on setlist.fm (far from complete, but still...) and there are only 3 songs he played at least once each year during his 88-89 LWR touring years and 99-02 Mescaleros years: Junco Partner, I Fought the Law, and Pressure Drop.
Interesting. IFTL was on most, if not all, of his Pogues appearances too. I suppose it's a good crowd pleaser but personally, i think I had quite enough of it by the end.
I kinda get the same feeling about IFTL. For some reason it seems more like a mere crowd pleaser rather than a song that was really close to his heart, though I have absolutely nothing to back up that feeling. Perhaps it was the song that most represented his inner cowboy.
I think it would certainly appeal to his inner outlaw alright. And i know the official version is something like they heard it on a juke box during their US tour, but Joe at least must've known the song from well before that. Ducks Deluxe had even released it as a single in '75 so he'd have to at least known it by that time, i think.

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Re: Junco Partner (Acoustic, 1999)

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Low Down Low wrote:
22 Oct 2022, 12:34pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 7:53pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 5:53pm
msza2 wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 4:50pm
Low Down Low wrote:
21 Oct 2022, 3:07pm


Nice! I think Joe really did love that song and so do I.
Yeah, clearly one of Joe's favorites. In fact, I took a look at his solo setlists on setlist.fm (far from complete, but still...) and there are only 3 songs he played at least once each year during his 88-89 LWR touring years and 99-02 Mescaleros years: Junco Partner, I Fought the Law, and Pressure Drop.
Interesting. IFTL was on most, if not all, of his Pogues appearances too. I suppose it's a good crowd pleaser but personally, i think I had quite enough of it by the end.
I kinda get the same feeling about IFTL. For some reason it seems more like a mere crowd pleaser rather than a song that was really close to his heart, though I have absolutely nothing to back up that feeling. Perhaps it was the song that most represented his inner cowboy.
I think it would certainly appeal to his inner outlaw alright. And i know the official version is something like they heard it on a juke box during their US tour, but Joe at least must've known the song from well before that. Ducks Deluxe had even released it as a single in '75 so he'd have to at least known it by that time, i think.
Yeah Joe knew of it way before the Automat.
Image

Forces have been looting
My humanity
Curfews have been curbing
The end of liberty


We're the flowers in the dustbin...
No fuchsias for you.

"Without the common people you're nothing"

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