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Primus - Tommy The Cat

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by McHack, Sep 20, 2004.

  1. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    Yea Yea, we've all heard it,, I KNOW...

    But, I just cranked it up, AGAIN,, & I'm frequently blown away by it, when I haven't heard it in a while...
  2. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    "Nature Boy" does it to me.
  3. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    I really like the live version from rhinoplasty.
  4. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    As do i.
  5. Papersen

    Papersen Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2002
    It blows my mind. A really powerful version.
  6. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    Ahh yes - that's my favorite Primus song.
  7. HRC Matt

    HRC Matt

    Aug 31, 2004
    Columbus, Ga
    wynonna's big brown beaver says it all
  8. Oh yes, I remember hearing it for the first time as if it were a meal ago...

    It's my fav song (or at laest bass line) of all time.

    Sgt. Backer I also love, and Eleven 1, 2, 3, -1, 2, 3, -1, 2, 3, -1, 2 :bassist: gotta love that groove

    I bet all of us here play Tommy the Cat differently.

    I love that song so much the only way of expressing it is by counting all the pixles on your screen and multiplying that number by 456,7.

    ...urm... yes :rollno:

    on which Album/CD can I find the song "Greet the Sacred Cow"?
  9. Greet the sacred cow is on Antipop
  10. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    Well, if were going to delve into OTHER Primus ownage....

    Here are my over all favs... Not in any particular order...

    Blue-Collared Tweakers
    Tommy The Cat
    Sgt Baker
    Here Come the Bastards
    Hamburger Train
    My Name is Mud
    Shake Hands W/ Beef
    Return of Sathington Willoghby
    Golden Boy
  11. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Yeah I like that song but it always kind of bothers me when a group makes reference to the time signature in the title of the song... why can't they just play it in eleven and let me notice that it's in eleven instead of saying "Hey look, we can play in eleven."

    brad cook
  12. phxlbrmpf


    Dec 27, 2002
    I still the version on Suck on This, Les has a nice twangy sound going on that one.
  13. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    I'm bummed that they never did an updated version of Jellikit. Other than the "bastardized version" on the Airheads soundtrack. Great song.

    To list a few (current) favorites:
    Nature Boy
    Pudding Time
    Dirty Drowning Man
    Piltcher's Squad
    Del Davis Tree Farm


    ... with the exception of a few (Bob's Party Time Lounge, for example) I really like 'em all.
  14. Wezzz


    Sep 19, 2004
    primus are amazing
    a really under-rated and pretty much un-noticed song is electric uncle sam, off of antipop; it makes me :hyper: every time
  15. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    Great band. Too bad I don't have Suck on this and Misc. Debris :(
  16. oh, is it? Man I'm stupid, that was my first Primus album... I'm not verry good with names

    Insted of posting all the Primus songs wich are also my favorete songs I'll just say I like em' all ...sometimes even "Bob's Party Lounge" and "Camelback Cinema"
  17. back on topic...

    I've went to see Primus a bunch of times, and one time they were playing a club, and I managed to get past all the pit and get way up front...right in front of Les! They played 'Tommy the Cat' and I thought 'Cool...now I get to cop it!'

    I saw it up close, and I still have no idea what he's doing. :meh:
  18. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    It's actually not that hard. (I swear) For the most part is just getting that one repititious part down. I don't play it perfect, but with work, I'd imagine I could.

    It's less baffling if you use a program to slow it down then figure it out.
  19. nuclearrabbit17

    nuclearrabbit17 Guest

    May 20, 2004
    They did rerecord it. It's the secret track on antipop. just fast forward through the really stupid song with tom waits. It's there at about 6:30 into the song.
  20. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I'm going to have to kill you now.

    Speaking of that song, Coattails of a Dead Man.... did anyone ever notice that those lyrics could very well be about Courtney Love? I mean, I'm probably crazy...I don't know why Les would write a song about that but the lyrics fit perfectly to her after Cobain's death. Has he ever talked about what that song is referring to? Has anyone else ever come to this conclusion?

    brad cook