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Do You Remember Klaatu?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by 8guy, Apr 6, 2006.

  1. 8guy


    Jun 19, 2005
    Madison WI
    Wher you around when this band released a Lp that Was supoesed to be the Beatles Undercover in the late 70's ?

    It was put out on capitol records and there were all these clues that it really was the Fab four if you looked at all the clues?...Didnt see anything in search.:meh:
  2. Keeaumoku


    Dec 29, 2004
    Sure, I remember Klaatu... from the 1951 motion picture, The Day the Earth Stood Still. Michael Rennie played the part of Klaatu... :D
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  3. 8guy


    Jun 19, 2005
    Madison WI
    See thats one of the clues, Ringo star was superimposed on Klaatu, standing next to Gort on his album"Goodnight Vieana".
  4. Klaatu barada nicto.
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  5. What's that? You say Klaatu has a cookie for me in the ship?
  6. 8guy


    Jun 19, 2005
    Madison WI
    There is a mouse eating a cookie in the art of the cover!!!...maybe!!!!
  7. plexibass


    Jun 30, 2005
    i like cookies.
  8. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    Don't destroy the whole earth!! :p
  9. bigtexashonk

    bigtexashonk Supporting Member

    Still have that vinyl!
  10. 73jbass

    73jbass Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2004
    Calling occupants of interplanetary craft...
  11. plexibass


    Jun 30, 2005
    as long as they bring cookies
  12. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    "It's a Cook Book"!

    ..damn, wrong show.
  13. "How To Serve Humans"?

  14. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    How To Serve MAN

    ...when it was OK to use 'Man' as a catch-all for all humankind.

  15. Ah, yes, thank you for the correction! :)
  16. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    There was recently a thread about these guys. Google yields fantastic results. Great band of Canadian studio musicians. The Beatles thing was kind of a speculation-gone-wild that the record company didn't do much to quiet since it helped sell records. The first album is classic, the second "Hope" is pretty good, too. That's all I've heard. Nice bass playing.
  17. TheReceder


    Jul 12, 2010
    Big fan. Obviously. First album had the late Beatles feel. Favorite song off it. Subrosa subway. Second album I think they sent a score to the london philharmonic not saying what it was intended to be used for. It was returned and they added the remainder of the tracks and there's some fantastic lead guitar over the full orchestra/marching band. a little weird. the next albums were more commercial.
  18. MG Wolf

    MG Wolf

    Nov 29, 2014
    Due East
    "Back in 1870..."

    I won a copy of that record on AM radio back in the day. Damn I'm OLD.

    "Risking all to ride his dream, a wind machine".
  19. jamro217

    jamro217 Supporting Member

    Yes. My girlfriend at the time was convinced this was a Beatles reunion. I was equally convinced that it was some clever marketing ploy designed to sell records.
  20. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis

    Dec 11, 1999
    I've got all of their LP's and a 3 or 4 CD's.

    One of my favourite all time bands.


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