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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 02-26-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Bee Gees star back in hospital

Me, too - I love the Bee Gees and they've had a tough time. :frown:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 01-21-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 11-13-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,134
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: The Essential Record Collection

Yes they are dammit! :lol:[/quote]

Can't be essential for all of us - I've got to the grand old age of 44 and have never owned any. :D
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 11-12-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,134
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: The Essential Record Collection

Such a tough question, zepp, but here are my picks:-

:thumbsup:

Appetite for Destruction - Guns n' Roses
Led Zeppelin II - Led Zeppelin
Who's next - The Who
Like a prayer - Madonna (and no, I'm...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 10-23-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
New Kate Bush single - 'Wild Man'

This was last week's 'single of the week' on BBC Radio 2. As many here know I'm a huge Kate fan since she started. Not sure this clip will play for those outside of the UK, but here's hoping. It's...
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 10-23-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Radiohead x Smashing Pumpkins

Radiohead - essential to my life :thumbsup:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 10-22-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Stone Roses Reunion - Fastest selling rock gigs in UK history

So true, hightea - we do love our Stone Roses! :clap: I'm looking forward to new music from them. I'm a big Ian Brown solo fan, too - my goodness that bloke can write. :beer:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 09-29-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Peter Gabriel: Possibility of Genesis Reunion Is Slim

I have to admit to preferring Peter Gabriel solo to Peter Gabriel as part of Genesis. I liked the original Genesis line-up, but I think Peter Gabriel produced some wonderful music without them and...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-23-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 08-23-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: joni mitchell; blue or spark

Either, but today it's 'Blue'. :thumbsup:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-16-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
AC/DC launching wine range

Interesting departure from music, but then again Australia does produce some fabulous wines.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/14540106
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-16-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,798
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Singer Amy Winehouse found dead in her London home

Amy Winehouse: dozen new songs may be set for release

https://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/jul/27/amy-winehouse-new-album-possible[/quote]

Yes, I know but it won't be the same since I know we won't...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-16-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,798
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Singer Amy Winehouse found dead in her London home

Lovely tribute programmes on BBC lately - Amy's live performances on Jools Holland's Later show and a couple of specials. She was one talented lady and I'm sorry the only 2 albums I've got are all...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-12-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Jani Lane R.I.P.

Very sad news. :frown:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-11-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Aerosmith Cancer Terror

That what we call black humour (nothing to do with race, just mood) and it can be useful in defusing stressful situations. :thumbsup:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-11-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Aerosmith Cancer Terror

Let's hope he gets better very soon. He's had cancer before and it is always a risk once you've had it that it can return. That being said I know several folk who had it close to 30 years ago and...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-03-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Readers Poll: The Best Punk Rock Bands of All Time

And according to the calendar it isn't April 1. :lol:

Punk came from the UK and trust me when I say most Brits have never heard of about 2/3 of that top 10 never mind would view them as punk...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-01-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Trouble brewing besides the heat for Kings of Leon?

More here this time from the BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/14361829
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 07-31-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Zeppboy's Funky Poll

2 for me, but I miss no having the Stones in that group. I could do without Gong and Slayer though. :lol:
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 07-31-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,799
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Elton John vs. Bruce Springsteen

I feel the same way - no offence to Bruce who has written several songs I love, but I don't think there's ever been an Elton song I didn't like. ;)
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 07-31-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Poll: A High Poll
Views: 645
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: A High Poll

Me, too! :thumbsup:
Forum: Music Polls and Tournaments 07-31-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: A Diamond Poll

Me, too :thumbsup: Funnily enough I'm playing 'America' at the moment.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-28-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Readers Poll: The Best U2 Songs

Nah, just unique :thumbsup:

I'd choose


One
Sunday Bloody Sunday
40
Until the end of the world
Discotheque
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-23-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,798
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Singer Amy Winehouse found dead in her London home

I'm very sad to hear this. I have her two albums and they have been played and played with great enjoyment. Very sad loss. :frown:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-26-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: U2 at Glastonbury

I've seen them live a couple of times and they were amazing. I thought they were great at Glastonbury, but as much as it pains me to say it as a diehard U2 fan - last night's Coldplay concert at...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-24-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,038
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Without really thinking, name your most hated band

For me it's 'Queen' - don't get it now, didn't get it at the time, never will get the appeal. Sorry Queen fans. :lol:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-08-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,101
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Top 5 favorite Cover Songs of all time

Let's stay together - Tina Turner
The first cut is the deepest - Rod Stewart
Wild horses - Susan Boyle
Come together - Aerosmith
Wonderwall - Mike Flowers Pops.

Not everyone's taste, but IMHO these...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-23-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,213
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Does Radio Annoy The Hell Out Of You These Days?

I have to say I am very happy with radio available here. I'm an avid BBC Radio 2, 5, 4 and 4 extra listener. Telly I could give up tomorrow, but radio never. :thumbsup:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-16-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Eurovision Song Contest 2011

Saturday night saw hundreds of millions of we Europeans tuned in to the Eurovision Song Contest. It's strangely compelling :D

Here's a few 'highlights'

The entry from...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-09-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Kate Bush - new album and interview

I can't wait to hear it and I'm even more pleased to hear she's recording some brand new songs for her next album. She sounded great on the interview, so happy in her own skin in the way few people...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-09-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Kate Bush - new album and interview

I know there are many Kate Bush fans here and I just wanted to post a link to BBC Radio 2 where she has just given an interview and played several tracks.

She's got a new album out called...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-08-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Paul McCartney is Engaged

Judges will look at a pre-nup agreement if it exists, but you're quite right, they don't have to abide by it. Nowadays, the richer person, whichever partner it is, is legally obliged to make a...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-04-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 19
Poll: Liner Notes
Views: 3,357
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Liner Notes

I have to admit to rarely reading liner notes even for albums by my favourite artists, so I had to vote 'no I could care less'. But, there it is. I love the music and the rest doesn't interest me...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-01-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,252
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Artist You Discovered Through CRF2

Pink Floyd :blush: Somehow even though they are from my side of the pond, I had completely missed them. I had heard of them and new a couple of songs, but nothing much. I credit Cindylea and zepp...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-09-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: What your favorite band says about you

I love this - some of them are so random! :lol: Thanks so much That70s guy for posting! :thumbsup: :beer:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-28-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: What Was The First Record (45 RPM & LP) You Bought?

'Wuthering Heights' by Kate Bush in 1978. Still got it, still love it :thumbsup:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-01-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: When did music become singles oriented again?

Right. Why make an album when people are just going to go on I-Tunes and buy the single anyway?[/quote]

Sad but true, I think. I didn't buy one album last year - just 'cherry-picked' songs I liked...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 01-26-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Aerosmith ten days to record

Maybe the pressure of 10 days will work for them. People sometimes work better with a bit of a time limit enforced on them. Let's hope it works in this case anyway. :smile:

Over here we have the...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 01-15-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,404
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: Name ONE Band You Think Would Qualify As The Best To Come Out Between 1990 And 2010

Radiohead without a doubt. I can remember first hearing their music and it had such a profound effect on me. 'Ok computer' is one of my all time favourite albums, but the best single for me was...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 01-05-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Sad Mick Karn dies

Sad news today with the loss of both Gerry Rafferty and Mick Karn. I loved Japan as a teenager and Mick Karn certainly made a very important contribution to the British music industry. Sad loss...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-10-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: whats your favorite traditional Christmas song?

I love all the Christmas carols and probably 'O little town of Bethlehem' most of all. I also have a sneaking fondness for the many comedic Christmas songs such as 'Grandma got run over by a...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-10-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: David Gilmour's Son Sorry for Climbing War Memorial

He made a complete idiot of himself and I doubt he's made daddy proud. :frown: It doesn't even seem like he was drunk or stoned when he did it either - just plain stupid.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 12-01-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
'London Calling' by The Clash to be used for rock biopic

At least the film's makers have excellent musical material to work with. One of the best British albums ever made IMHO - the wonderful 'London Calling' by The Clash.

Here's the piece from the BBC...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 11-10-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Liam Gallagher's new band offers free download

It will be interesting to hear what he produces without Noel.

Liam Gallagher for first post-Oasis release

Since Oasis split Liam Gallagher has formed new band Beady Eye ...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 11-10-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
BBC Interview with Rush

BBC Entertainment Interview with Rush
(apologies for dodgy formatting but it was tricky to fix)

Since forming at school in the late 1960s, Canadian rock trio Rush have been a permanent - and ...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 10-16-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 17,834
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: What Are You Listening To?

Every day is like Sunday - Morrissey. Wonderfully miserable. :D
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 10-16-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 17,834
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: What Are You Listening To?

At the river - Groove Armada. :thumbsup:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 09-28-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 16,926
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: What Are You Listening To?

I'm listening to Aha live on Radio 2 this morning - just fabulous and Morten Harket can still hit those high notes. :thumbsup:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 09-14-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 16,926
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: What Are You Listening To?

It's not war, it's just the end of us - Manic Street Preachers. New single from the new album. Great to have them back as they are a terrific British band IMHO. :thumbsup:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 09-06-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 16,926
Posted By Larry's Mermaid
Re: What Are You Listening To?

The Flood - Katie Melua - my favourite song by her. I love a song that changes tempo midway through. :smile:
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