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Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Blazer, May 7, 2005.

  1. Blazer


    Nov 27, 2003
    The Netherlands
    Rogue luthier employed at Knooren Handcrafted bass guitars
    A few years ago an idiot cousin of mine decided that he had enough of his life and jumped off the roof of the seven story appartment building he lived. But he did leave me something of which I'm very happy.

    When cleaning up his appartment I came a across acupboard filled with Audio cassette tapes, more than 800 of them seizing the opportunity, I arranged it that the tapes became mine so I had a HUGE catalogue of cool music.

    Today I was once again going through those tapes and stumbled apon "Selling England by the Pound" from Genesis.

    HOLY SHNIKEY! That album rocks! Mike Rutherford is the man. That Rickenbacker Clank sounds so heavenly and his playing gave me goosebumps.

    I need to explore that tape collection to see if I can find more of Genesis.
  2. the way you said that made me think he lived after jumping off the building...
  3. Commreman

    Commreman Faith, Family, Fitness, and Frets Supporting Member

    Feb 12, 2005
    New Jersey
    Selling England by the Pound was great. You might also check out the first "Genesis Live" album with "Get 'em out by Friday", "Watcher of the skies", etc. Great record. My other fave from this period was "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway." All great stuff.
  4. yea i thought that at first too
  5. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    the "He lived" makes things a bit confusing. Yeah, people have to get over the stereotype of later Genesis and it's "Disney appeal," Early Genesis is awesome. Even some of the Phil Collins stuff.
  6. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Until 'In The Air Tonight' became popular & overplayed a few years after it's release, Phil's first album 'Face Value' was great! He used Alphonso Johnson and the Earth Wind & Fire horns...great playing on that album!
  7. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    I still dig "In the Air" when the bass/drums come in... THAT is what I call locking in.
  8. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    this is one of the oddest posts I've ever read here.
  9. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I was thinking the same thing.
  10. ummm, how do you "arrange" for a dead person's things to become yours?? (creepy....) :eek:

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