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Has anything come close to Loggins & Messina

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Loel, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. Loel

    Loel Blazin' Acadian

    Oct 31, 2004
    I'm reffering to Sittin' In, Loggins & Messina,
    recording and musician quality on a single
    recording, is there anything that comes close
    to this,musicianship, volcals,harmoney,please
    enlighten me to what i'm missing..
  2. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    Not really sure what you're asking, however, I'll throw in my .02 about L&M:

    They really stretched out live, somewhat forraying into the "jam" realm back in the 70s. I have a couple of bootlegs of their shows and those are some amazing performances. If ou can put aside your distaste for Loggins solo, L&M will really open your eyes.

    Extended live versions of Angry Eyes and Vahevala are mind-blowing.

    They toured in the mid-70s using one of my all-time back-up bands, the L.A. Express.
  3. Loel

    Loel Blazin' Acadian

    Oct 31, 2004
    Yeah i've heard that some of there live shows turned into
    jamfest especially the tunes mentioned.

    My question is more to the quality of there first two
    recordings 1.Sittin In 2.self titled, Loggins and Messina
    the mix of acoustic inst, elect,vox,harmonies,i've not heard
    to this day a recording that equals that mix.
  4. jerry

    jerry Too old for a hiptrip Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    I always loved George Hawkins playing on those songs! George is still doing the road warrior thing with John Fogerty, great player!
  5. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Last weekend, I was scrolling through & hit our local Classic Rock radio station...a 'jazzy jam' was going on & I thought "*** is this"?
    Turned out it was a live version of "Angry Eyes".
    ...and it was great. Now I'm trying to figure out what live record it was from.

    Joni Mitchell, too. Miles Of Aisles is the recording.
  6. KPAX

    KPAX Inactive

    Mar 22, 2005
    Not much my friend ... except maybe Slayer


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