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1/1/2020 2:03:27 AM
very Happy New Year from the actual Father Time!

12/29/2019 10:05:35 AM
How much of your true personality do you show online?

12/21/2019 1:20:37 PM
one of the absolute best things about indie music

12/10/2019 11:22:07 AM
the importance of lyrics

12/4/2019 3:11:37 AM
How do you work on songs?

11/9/2019 4:33:14 PM
any fans of Kanye West here?

10/17/2019 9:37:12 PM
If you could eat dinner with any 4 people, alive or dead, who would you pick?

10/3/2019 10:30:37 AM
New single by The Who

9/21/2019 1:26:59 PM
songs that fill you with joy

9/12/2019 10:28:42 AM
How much is your music part of your identity?

9/5/2019 11:03:44 AM

9/3/2019 3:05:25 PM
What's your favorite line of lyric you've ever written

9/1/2019 7:00:21 AM
artistry vs. the attention span dilemma

8/29/2019 2:34:20 AM
Music is the only thing..

3/23/2019 11:47:25 AM
I am no artist.

3/12/2019 6:57:00 PM
finding the right chord

2/25/2019 2:57:59 PM
Rock and roll is unfair

2/19/2019 9:45:34 AM
my new songs are flowin' like tequila

2/14/2019 8:54:38 AM
Guitar solos don't have to be fast to be really cool

2/9/2019 10:18:40 AM
Most people don't care about music anymore

1/15/2019 2:07:19 PM
RIP Carol Channing

1/1/2019 8:39:13 AM
I love indie music.

10/27/2018 6:48:25 AM
the value of being the new guy

10/17/2018 1:42:47 PM
I actually wrote a new song

10/6/2018 10:02:52 AM
more crap

9/25/2018 5:26:27 PM
just personal stuff

2/21/2018 1:19:18 AM
the key to a happy life

2/12/2018 4:07:53 PM
Are you working on anything musical?

2/10/2018 5:18:18 PM
What do you think of this quote - agree or disagree?

2/9/2018 11:28:38 AM
What happened on Feb 9th?

1/31/2018 1:47:11 PM
somebody asked me a question

1/27/2018 11:05:07 AM
This is our time.

1/23/2018 7:27:15 AM
Neil Diamond has Parkinsons, retires from performing

1/18/2018 5:31:28 PM
the day no one had anything to say

1/17/2018 5:55:12 PM
comic books

1/15/2018 6:23:48 PM
IMPeccable Radio plays 24/7

1/13/2018 2:17:24 PM
Everybody excited about the GK Awards show Sunday night?

1/11/2018 11:47:32 PM
when Led Zep met the King

1/5/2018 5:08:04 PM
What are your musical goals for 2018?

1/3/2018 9:44:48 AM
Spotify sued for billions

1/1/2018 7:12:58 AM
Happy New Year from Father Time himself..

12/19/2017 8:22:01 AM
Name 10 songs you wish you had written

12/15/2017 7:53:23 AM
Music is the cure

12/14/2017 1:30:29 PM
Anybody have any idea what the end of net neutrality will mean to IMP?

12/12/2017 8:08:49 AM
The story behind one of my songs.

12/9/2017 2:35:23 PM
What do you think is the greatest earworm, the catchiest song of all time?

12/8/2017 6:11:04 AM
I added a bunch of newer songs to IMPeccable Radio

12/7/2017 3:22:03 PM
Will killing Net Neutrality hurt indies?

12/6/2017 8:36:14 AM
my music career

12/5/2017 9:43:37 PM
that glossy look in their eyes..

12/4/2017 3:32:09 PM
RIP Ian McLagen

12/4/2017 9:26:07 AM
the GK nominations are kind of lacking lately, c'mon peeps

12/4/2017 7:06:46 AM
Is it ever too late to change?

12/3/2017 2:59:35 PM
Holiday brainwashing

12/3/2017 2:58:09 PM
What was the greatest day of your life?

12/1/2017 4:30:57 PM
Neil Young changed online music forever today

11/29/2017 5:05:16 PM
the sex police state

11/29/2017 4:26:38 AM
an indie I ran into on facebook lets loose with his frustrations, what do you think of his vantage point?

11/28/2017 9:54:57 PM
Neil Young concert streaming on facebook Dec 1st at 8:00

11/21/2017 9:50:42 PM
RIP David Cassidy

11/21/2017 5:49:34 AM

11/17/2017 1:11:48 PM
Thanks a lot, Verity!

11/17/2017 7:06:24 AM
I confess

11/16/2017 1:59:39 PM
some thoughts on your Golden Kayak nominations

11/9/2017 4:27:56 AM
I was a little down tonight so I..

11/9/2017 2:43:07 AM
Not that anybody gives a crap, but..

11/6/2017 12:01:02 PM
my concert is cancelled

11/4/2017 9:16:51 AM
new Neil Young song that is pretty amazing..

11/3/2017 4:13:22 AM
songs about honesty

10/28/2017 11:32:39 AM

10/26/2017 7:16:18 PM
Is it worthwhile doing a full-length record anymore?

10/25/2017 4:03:24 PM
RIP Fats Domino

10/25/2017 2:43:52 AM
Should artists continue to promote their older material?

10/23/2017 10:05:45 PM
new item on the front page

10/22/2017 2:00:10 AM
we made a site fix.

10/20/2017 3:19:34 PM
a big event

10/18/2017 9:37:30 PM
Ageism and Sexism are just as bad as the other isms.

10/17/2017 10:42:04 AM
Is this one of the keys to Francesca's success here?

10/17/2017 9:59:48 AM
How many here listen to IMP on their phones and devices?

10/13/2017 3:32:01 AM
Come one, come all, line up to read my latest blog

10/12/2017 7:31:16 AM
Eminem revolutionizes hiphop at the BET hiphop awards.

10/12/2017 7:15:13 AM
Who is the indie walrus?

10/11/2017 1:13:25 PM
Most folks see me as a rock-and-roller, but..

10/7/2017 3:14:42 PM
video festival

10/6/2017 11:51:34 AM
Stupid facebook.

10/3/2017 3:39:43 AM
300 million

10/2/2017 4:04:07 PM
RIP Tom Petty :(

9/29/2017 3:02:43 AM
The incredible, shocking Facebook code I was amazingly lucky to crack

9/28/2017 4:42:12 PM
I want to change social media.

9/27/2017 8:28:54 PM
A demo for a new love song, does this have any potential do ya think?

9/27/2017 5:52:56 PM
Don't try to tell me I'm old.

9/26/2017 5:59:24 AM
Neil Young's acceptance speech for the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame a few days ago

9/25/2017 1:04:33 AM
The MonaLisa Twins raise their game even further with totally new swingin' 3D Single!!

9/18/2017 11:26:52 AM
You got a brand new car but you're still livin' with your mother

9/13/2017 12:45:12 AM
"Maybe the guitar is over." - Eric Clapton

9/12/2017 2:29:01 PM
If you had to pick 3 bands or acts to be the only music you could listen to, who would they be?

9/8/2017 11:07:27 PM
Ever been lovesick?

8/30/2017 5:43:22 PM
Tell us about the new song(s) you're working on.

8/22/2017 12:55:58 AM
There aren't as many protest songs as there used to be.

8/20/2017 2:07:02 PM
RIP Jerry Lewis

8/18/2017 4:32:24 PM
All purpose NFL and college Football thread

8/17/2017 11:35:00 PM
Repairing Willie Nelson's guitar

8/14/2017 12:48:35 PM
My absolute favorite Stevie Wonder song!

8/8/2017 7:18:20 PM
RIP Glen Campbell (who has a page at IMP)

7/22/2017 4:36:06 PM

7/19/2017 8:37:12 PM
Critique my domain site, anybody?

7/18/2017 12:19:08 AM
Identity crisis, anyone?

7/16/2017 11:22:25 AM
Good stories about your songs

7/15/2017 12:32:48 PM
a band called Sweet

7/15/2017 12:15:48 PM
the technological gods know the truth

7/14/2017 1:11:10 PM
What's your favorite line of lyric you ever wrote?

7/10/2017 7:06:41 PM
What's the craziest thing you've ever done in the name of art?

6/30/2017 11:35:16 AM
Everybody has one song that they feel got underappreciated, one that deserved more love, right?

6/28/2017 8:41:50 AM
Who is the best artist in the world from 2000 to 2017?

6/26/2017 10:22:26 AM
the joy of a simple song

6/24/2017 9:55:35 PM
the price you pay

6/15/2017 9:50:25 AM
Yoko pushing and receiving songwriting credit for Imagine is really lame imo.

6/2/2017 4:18:36 PM
Do you consider yourself musically versatile?

5/29/2017 1:24:41 PM
Wonder Woman Schmunder Woman

5/28/2017 4:39:33 PM
here's a cool site for music lovers

5/27/2017 4:39:21 PM
Pipeline Bad Boys

5/24/2017 4:28:54 PM
Does video obscure the music?

5/22/2017 6:08:34 AM
in the jingle jangle mornin'

5/17/2017 11:16:13 AM
Coming clean.

5/16/2017 7:03:19 AM
Would you consider yourself well-adjusted?

5/5/2017 12:12:53 PM
Few ever stand back to see the big picture.

4/29/2017 11:59:18 PM
Even I don't care anymore what's been goin' on with me

4/20/2017 2:02:11 AM
When did headphones kill stereos?

4/18/2017 3:47:48 AM
I can't believe how shamelessly this jackass Harry Styles ripped off Badfinger.

4/16/2017 3:48:53 AM
The greatest love that never was

4/15/2017 2:43:46 PM
Is it sexist to call somebody sweetie?

4/12/2017 4:53:28 PM
I am coming to hate large corporations.

4/11/2017 10:34:31 PM
Corporate Search Engine bullshit is getting me down

4/11/2017 8:01:10 AM
facebook facts - sometimes your illusions can f you up.

4/9/2017 9:38:31 PM
Catch up on the news on the political pipeline

4/9/2017 4:55:39 AM
Music is obsolete

4/6/2017 4:45:41 PM
Don Rickles RIP

4/6/2017 12:26:52 AM
insidious tunes

3/29/2017 8:37:51 AM
Do you consider yourself a rebel?

3/26/2017 3:48:30 PM
Do nothing to dilute the strength of the final vision.

3/23/2017 11:31:53 AM
a crucial note to all songwriters

3/23/2017 1:17:15 AM
Trump is going down and it ain't gonna be pretty.

3/22/2017 3:32:44 AM
Does the "internet law of proximity" suppress the progress of indies in their quest to make something happen?

3/15/2017 6:16:10 PM
If you heard a song as great as your favorite Beatles hit coming from an indie, what would you do?

3/13/2017 4:56:15 PM
How often?

3/6/2017 5:12:33 AM
My new blog is fiction, in the bizarro world. In other words it's realer than your mom.

3/5/2017 2:43:56 PM
new news about Sgt. Pepper ?

3/5/2017 1:34:20 PM
my first new release since like July

3/5/2017 3:19:20 AM
Anybody here see the movie Whiplash?

3/4/2017 2:28:01 AM
Elton says American radio is ageist.

3/3/2017 4:50:33 PM
songs you wrote with interesting lyrics

2/25/2017 3:57:27 PM
I'm a rock star

2/11/2017 10:40:08 AM
Will IMP usher in the next Beatlemania?

2/9/2017 12:34:49 PM
Happy Birthday Carole King

2/8/2017 8:24:24 AM
Sacred songs.

2/8/2017 6:40:14 AM
I'm a man without a country right now.

2/7/2017 6:33:56 PM
February 7th, the day the Beatles arrived in America

2/7/2017 12:47:56 PM
Do you mind it when songs have the F word in them?

2/6/2017 6:42:26 PM
About the precious kind of internet denizen who avoids clicking links like they're germ-infected.

2/6/2017 4:34:16 PM
Is this the worst record of all time?

2/6/2017 5:25:04 AM
I'll take rock over that GaGa pop slop any day of the week.

2/5/2017 7:41:58 AM
Listening to music in your car

2/4/2017 11:41:29 AM
What's the max age for new rock stars?

2/4/2017 1:36:34 AM
a big plug for..

2/3/2017 1:33:20 AM
new blog about free speech

2/2/2017 12:22:23 PM
Respect and disrespect

1/31/2017 1:23:46 PM

1/29/2017 5:34:27 AM
another new, purgin' blog, hop on the crazy train

1/27/2017 11:40:40 PM
What's your relationship with the world of social media?

1/27/2017 7:09:01 AM
Every Dog Has His Day - My Conversation with Bob Dylan

1/27/2017 2:19:24 AM
looking for Celtic sounding songs today?

1/23/2017 7:18:38 PM
an indie song that never fails to make me happy

1/21/2017 9:00:23 AM
The women's rally is live now, watch it, it's unbelievably great.

1/21/2017 6:22:27 AM
This song goes out to all the women marching today

1/20/2017 12:21:39 PM
Isn't it strange remembering the music moments of your life? These all happened in a car.

1/18/2017 1:29:54 AM
Trent Reznor speaks out about today's artists, I like what he said.

1/15/2017 4:20:12 PM
IMPeccable Radio runs 24/7, 365, all indie, all the time, all you folks.

1/15/2017 1:31:34 PM
Turn on, the show is rolling!

1/13/2017 4:38:19 AM
confessions of a man who may have a plan

1/8/2017 9:14:04 PM
Meryl Streep just showed at the Golden Globes why artists need to be political

1/5/2017 2:49:15 PM
Bob Dylan accepted my friend request.

1/1/2017 6:30:31 AM
the sexist world

12/23/2016 4:19:41 PM
I had what seems like an amazing artistic breakthru today

12/23/2016 11:08:03 AM
Bubblegum for a New Era

12/19/2016 2:10:42 PM
It's only a rumor.

12/14/2016 9:30:01 PM
Get your inspiration right here.

12/8/2016 2:17:18 AM
RIP John Lennon

12/4/2016 1:17:07 AM
uh oh, he's back on his horse

11/20/2016 8:46:15 AM
When did you first know that you were cool?

11/19/2016 8:25:01 AM
Beatles break-up letter from John to Paul and Linda sells for big bucks at auction

11/2/2016 6:38:20 PM
See a 3D exhibit of Bob Dylan's paintings

10/29/2016 11:10:22 AM
Take some time and listen to my whole page

10/28/2016 5:34:17 PM
Dylan accepts Nobel Prize and says he will show up to claim it.

10/27/2016 1:19:40 AM
Spotify says genres are out, videos are in, and your tempo run gets a playlist

10/26/2016 12:34:33 PM
Obama and Hillary to release secret government info about UFOs and aliens

10/23/2016 7:22:23 PM
Neil Young and Metallica play Mr. Soul at Bridge Concert

10/13/2016 6:45:01 AM
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature

10/7/2016 12:19:13 PM
my alltime favorite bass line in a song

10/6/2016 2:21:47 PM
video clip from first new Stones record in over a decade just released

10/4/2016 11:14:25 AM
Joni Mitchell Tribute Thread

10/3/2016 11:59:04 AM
magical soul music

9/27/2016 9:59:45 AM

9/23/2016 6:48:18 AM
a complex, totally epic song by an underrated band

9/10/2016 1:39:10 PM
Smells Like Teen Spirit was released 25 years ago today.

9/8/2016 6:58:26 PM
Kim Jung[Un bans sarcasm

8/27/2016 12:14:25 PM
Love To Rock Ya

8/22/2016 10:32:36 PM
So was your summer as good as you had hoped?

8/11/2016 5:43:56 AM
I saw Sir Paul in concert last night!

8/8/2016 6:30:52 AM
Does your mind have to be in a certain state to work on music?

8/2/2016 4:25:20 AM
how to use a station in a self-promotional way.

7/31/2016 4:03:58 PM
a new indie paradigm about what constitutes a new song

7/27/2016 5:59:17 AM
Mariah Carey will only enter a restaurant if her own music is playing!

7/23/2016 5:54:18 AM
a brand new song about my sista Eve

7/15/2016 4:38:44 AM
Prayers are not working.

7/13/2016 11:28:09 AM
well I have something really cool to report

7/10/2016 6:02:30 AM
old songs with magical melodies

7/8/2016 8:13:18 AM
I'm having a crappy assed summer

7/7/2016 7:41:06 AM
What's your standard for what you consider original music?

7/5/2016 10:02:56 AM
Do you want everyone to like you?

7/4/2016 4:38:03 AM
Starting over again, that's what artists do.

7/3/2016 6:27:27 AM
I was at that concert..

6/24/2016 4:34:35 PM
I have found the perfect gimmick for my music career.

6/23/2016 5:09:26 PM
I wish this woulda been me.

6/23/2016 5:03:44 PM
Led Zep wins.

6/23/2016 8:35:21 AM
When The Bubble Bursts

6/22/2016 11:13:57 PM
Maybe the 60s have finally come back after all this time.

6/18/2016 4:37:40 AM
intros to songs you like and you're not even sure why

6/15/2016 8:44:48 AM
You Tube hates my guts.

6/15/2016 7:46:15 AM
No Way To Say Goodbye

6/14/2016 9:09:49 PM
Father Time's iPod

6/14/2016 9:37:45 AM
Destroying the 2nd Amendment

6/12/2016 9:38:54 PM
What's your favorite Beach Boys song?

6/9/2016 9:31:49 PM
I got tickets to see McCartney

6/5/2016 9:58:09 AM
Karen Carpenter

6/3/2016 2:19:15 PM
on Muhammed Ali

6/3/2016 8:24:20 AM
Reading this put a big grin on my face

5/30/2016 12:27:46 PM
Do bad encounters on the internet stop you in your tracks?

5/29/2016 6:30:50 PM
Spotify is deeply anti artist.

5/29/2016 8:56:11 AM
I'm changing my signature song

5/26/2016 9:47:08 PM
Good and evil finally clash for real.

5/26/2016 7:26:07 PM
There's no scientific proof for this

5/26/2016 10:35:57 AM
My new musical goal. I want to be on a postage stamp.

5/21/2016 5:15:42 PM
paging Lyin Dan

5/19/2016 11:24:51 AM
I had an absolutely crazy idea this morning

5/19/2016 4:01:01 AM
How much do you believe of what the media says?

5/8/2016 8:51:54 AM
Can a song be important?

5/6/2016 6:35:32 AM
Two riders were approaching, the wind began to howl

4/27/2016 8:34:47 AM
sail me like a wild wind blowin'

4/26/2016 7:22:24 PM
Old music is outselling new music for the first time in history

4/24/2016 5:53:18 PM
post a video of a song you think everybody could stand for hearin'

4/23/2016 10:43:41 PM
and the boss says..

4/22/2016 2:43:22 AM
Prince - came in as a censored pariah, leaves as a public icon

4/19/2016 5:47:29 PM
Dare to be creative

4/19/2016 8:41:05 AM
My public image is about to take a huge hit.

4/19/2016 2:37:30 AM
songs where the video makes it harder to enjoy the song

4/18/2016 6:01:43 AM
Is the rock and roll mentality in society fading out?

4/17/2016 12:41:05 PM
this song moves me

4/15/2016 1:27:10 PM
Coachella working on concert including McCartney, Stones, Waters. Dylan and Neil Young

4/15/2016 6:29:45 AM
Name 5 things that are weird about you.

4/15/2016 2:12:16 AM
when your own songs don't sound like you no more

4/15/2016 1:37:54 AM
Flea does bass version of National Anthem

4/9/2016 12:29:39 PM
an update on my music..

4/4/2016 8:51:23 AM
my attempt at recording my own folk standard

4/3/2016 10:59:40 AM
What does Dark Side of the Moon mean to you?

4/2/2016 9:46:13 AM
Michael, Row The Boat Ashore

4/1/2016 3:15:30 PM
sometimes I wonder f the muse itself is more responsible for great music than the actual artist

4/1/2016 3:00:28 PM
just an update to let ya all know what I've been working on

4/1/2016 5:07:21 AM
If you set out to make the greatest record of all time and succeeded, would anybody realize it?

3/31/2016 8:52:42 AM
She is the queen

3/31/2016 2:43:51 AM
Did you ever look at your past residences on Google Earth?

3/29/2016 8:24:31 AM
I knew this before but it became all too clear yesterday

3/27/2016 12:22:27 AM
top "Billboard 200" artists of all time

3/25/2016 8:36:44 AM
BEATLESEX covers an FT song and this one has Elvis the King overtones

3/23/2016 2:41:23 PM
Ever lose a set of lyrics that mattered to ya?

3/23/2016 8:27:11 AM
When Musical Titans Collide :) (Lesley covers an FT song)

3/22/2016 2:22:41 PM
on jazz

3/19/2016 9:05:59 AM
Hurray for me, I recorded some tracks today!

3/19/2016 7:24:50 AM
If you could sit down to a meal with 4 music artists in all history, who would you choose

3/19/2016 7:22:25 AM
Is this the best soul song since 1980

3/18/2016 2:04:22 PM

3/18/2016 1:14:12 PM
chasing the fire

3/18/2016 5:29:27 AM
It Comes When It Comes

3/8/2016 8:40:30 PM
RIP George Martin

3/7/2016 8:48:40 PM
unusual love songs

3/7/2016 2:09:22 PM
What are your side hobbies?

3/2/2016 8:33:29 AM
The day the fab four played a gig to 18 people

3/2/2016 8:28:33 AM
Here's Dylan at his absolute coolest.

3/1/2016 1:43:16 PM
Rust Never Sleeps

2/26/2016 3:53:26 PM
the big 4 are..

2/25/2016 3:43:34 PM
the ultimate showdown between Smart America and Stupid America

2/22/2016 2:36:11 PM
a true story

2/18/2016 2:39:43 AM
IMP late night club

2/12/2016 11:07:27 AM
Did choreographed dance moves kill rock?

2/11/2016 12:10:28 AM
66% of Republicans voting in New Hampshire support not allowing muslims in the country.

2/8/2016 12:46:14 PM
I wish there weren't any Super Bowl halftime shows

2/7/2016 12:06:19 AM
Is this a tour de force performance or what ??!

2/6/2016 3:41:30 AM
the most unbelievable moment I ever experienced at a concert

2/5/2016 1:54:06 PM
Which genre is better music?

1/31/2016 6:09:52 PM
the making of Bohemian Rhapsody

1/31/2016 8:23:35 AM
Amy Winehouse

1/30/2016 7:14:08 PM
Sign this petition to arrest Rick Snyder for poisoning the water in Flint Michigan

1/29/2016 9:00:18 PM
Brian Wilson hears somebody covering one of his songs..

1/27/2016 12:20:07 PM
What is your signature song if you had to pick one?

1/25/2016 1:46:46 PM
details on Brian Wilson's upcoming Pet Sounds tour

1/24/2016 8:02:04 AM
name some small things that make you happy in life

1/23/2016 10:53:53 PM
George Martin pays a visit to Brian Wilson

1/23/2016 8:20:43 AM
David Bowie's top 25 albums, care to share yours?

1/19/2016 10:56:45 AM
What do you think about the Oscars boycott?

1/15/2016 12:11:21 AM
a songwriter's dream

1/14/2016 7:27:37 PM
This is just spectacular, in my opinion

1/11/2016 1:05:04 PM
a flashback to the time I was on American Top 40!

1/2/2016 7:20:46 AM
Billie Jo MacAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge

1/1/2016 12:12:17 PM
the video that lit up the New Year's Eve Party I was at last night

12/31/2015 12:44:34 PM
paging Lyin Dan

12/26/2015 9:30:07 AM
I'm frustrated with the time-released aspect of music

12/26/2015 4:44:23 AM
crap I've been thinkin' about

12/18/2015 3:48:20 AM
Happy Birthday Keef!

12/16/2015 8:16:44 AM
New Promotional Item for Sale!!

12/12/2015 12:43:36 PM
List your top musical heroes here, dead or alive

12/11/2015 1:34:21 PM
Where does early 70s soul music rank as far as the best music ever created?

12/4/2015 9:02:56 AM
Soaked in Bleach, on the Cobain murder, is on Netflix now

12/3/2015 11:59:53 PM
Stratocaster made of cardboard

12/3/2015 1:54:19 AM
Rubber Soul was released 50 years ago today

12/2/2015 6:13:12 PM
parts of songs you love more than the rest of the song.

11/29/2015 6:02:39 AM
Tim Tebow's hot girlfriend, a former Miss USA, dumped him for wanting to stay a virgin

11/27/2015 5:09:33 PM
female starlets and their turntables

11/21/2015 6:27:19 AM
I've got a jukebox running constantly in my head.

11/20/2015 2:46:14 AM
Bernie Taupin interview I found interesting

11/19/2015 3:36:50 PM
top 100 billboard hits of the Hot 100 era

11/16/2015 6:04:52 AM
missing some of my prized possessions

11/15/2015 1:36:28 AM
Lennon/McCartney created poster for Monterey Pop Festival

11/12/2015 12:05:52 PM
Post your most Beatleesque song

11/12/2015 4:06:33 AM
Happy 70th birthday Neil Young

11/3/2015 2:02:46 PM
on surviving..

11/3/2015 11:20:04 AM
Who is the good guy and who is the bad guy?

11/2/2015 2:02:36 PM
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Father Time

4/18/2017 3:47:48 AM

I can't believe how shamelessly this jackass Harry Styles ripped off Badfinger.
I mean wtf? Get rich off somebody else's riff? They ought to sue him to the moon, what a piece of crap.

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Chris Hance

4/18/2017 11:01:19 AM

Whats that, four guitars? no bass, but a heavy kick drum... or did I hear a bass sound from the synth?

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Hop On Pop

4/18/2017 11:17:03 AM

I mean, it's a different song. But yeah, that is absolutely the riff from "Baby Blue", note for note.
Seems too obvious. Maybe it's an homage? Maybe he paid Badfinger for the rights to use the riff?

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4/18/2017 12:27:40 PM ---- Updated 4/18/2017 12:29:48 PM

Getting rich off other peoples' riffs?

You mean, like... Led Zeppelin? They were the kings of that shit!

If Randy California had sued Led Zep when he was alive he surely would have won the Stairway to Heaven lawsuit.

Harry has nothing on Led Zep!

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Hop On Pop

4/18/2017 1:16:20 PM

It's disturbing me how I am agreeing with Larree more and more frequently.
Very disturbing, indeed!

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4/18/2017 1:19:55 PM


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Father Time

4/18/2017 2:34:56 PM

Great Larree, you're ready to stick it to Zep who did create some of the most original songs in history like Rain Song for instance, but you're not ready at all to take up for Badfinger, one of the hardest luck bands in history.

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4/18/2017 2:58:42 PM

If I stuck up for Badfinger and let Led Zep slide that would be inconsistent and hypocritical. So, yeah. I am sticking up for Randy California and the band, Spirit. One of the greatest and most underrated bands ever. The Twelve Dreams of Doctor Sardonicus is right up there with In the Court of the Crimson King on my most influential albums of all time list.

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Father Time

4/18/2017 3:21:18 PM

Randy California had his day in court and he lost.


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4/18/2017 3:31:01 PM ---- Updated 4/18/2017 4:19:04 PM

If Randy California had filed suit when he was alive and within a reasonable period of time he probably would have won.

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4/18/2017 3:40:25 PM

To my ears, the intro to Stairway to Heaven is one of the most blatant ripoffs ever recorded by anyone! So, at the end of the day, Harry ain't such a bad kid after all.

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4/18/2017 4:22:52 PM

I personally like Spirit better than Led Zep and Badfinger, anyway. One of my favorite bands ever.

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Father Time

4/18/2017 4:40:56 PM

well you're biased. The Styles rip of the Baby Blue riff is far more blatant, how about addressing that? :D

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4/18/2017 4:49:04 PM

You're biased, too!

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Hop On Pop

4/18/2017 6:04:53 PM



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4/18/2017 6:31:31 PM

Zep is way worse than Harry.

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4/18/2017 6:35:11 PM

You cannot copyright a riff. You cannot copyright a chord progression. You cannot copyright a song title.

If you can show that a song's riff is really it's main melody, you MIGHT have a case. I suspect the lyric would actually have to be ughs and ooos, though. In the case of instrumentals, even, you have a melody, somewhere.

George Harrison lost his case because he copied a melody (accidentally).

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Father Time

4/18/2017 9:45:31 PM

I think Harry would lose this one.

Larree, Led Zep is one of the greatest artists of all time. You're really a prize these days, a Trump apologist and a Led Zep hater. Man back when I met you you were almost cool.

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4/18/2017 9:48:44 PM

The Badfinger riff is the best part of that dog of a song.
Why is someone trying so hard to make this kid a star...

Zep did some blatant theft and got away with most of it.
Never understood the denial of it though... some of that chit was beyond obvious.
Hubert Sumlin never cried over his riff being lifted.

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4/18/2017 11:00:27 PM ---- Updated 4/18/2017 11:05:31 PM

What's this Trump shit? Keep political shit on the politics board.

I saw Zep a few times. I don't "hate" Zep. Hell, I do a few Zep songs in my live sets. But they are not my favorite band. Fucking christ!

I am more of a jazz guy. Zep couldn't suck spit out of Coltrane's sax.

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4/19/2017 12:48:39 AM

Styles' song is really nuthin like the Badfinger song overall. He dead-on copied the lick, alright, but it's just a passing thing in this song.

He'd win his copyright violation case. Nobody's gonna test it, though.

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Father Time

4/19/2017 1:21:49 AM

disagree on both counts, the riff is the only interesting thing about the song.

Larree, the mighty Zep are gods. I'll take them over any 100 sax guys.

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4/19/2017 3:37:16 AM

Zep has never been on my 'god' list. Good. But not 'god'!

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4/19/2017 5:16:30 AM

Page in fact has the closest relationship to God of any artist I've ever heard. Take a drive into the desert and partake in Houses of the Holy for a few hours, you will see.

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4/19/2017 10:54:17 AM ---- Updated 4/19/2017 7:57:59 PM

Page is good. But not a god. Sorry. I don't need to drive to the desert for that one.

I bought Houses of the Holy when I was in high school and saw Zep on that tour. Great show.

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4/19/2017 1:09:23 PM

Here are a dozen albums from 1973 that I like better than Houses of the Holy.

Tyranny and Mutation - Blue Öyster Cult
Birds of Fire - Mahavishnu Orchestra
Still Alive and Well - Johnny Winter
Countdown to Ecstasy - Steely Dan
Innervisions - Stevie Wonder
In a Glass House - Gentle Giant
Selling England by the Pound - Genesis
Head Hunters - Herbie Hancock
Quadrophenia - The Who
Brain Salad Surgery - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Tales from Topographic Oceans - Yes
Virtuoso - Joe Pass

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4/19/2017 1:25:55 PM

Damn! And here's ten more!

The Payback - James Brown
Band on the Run - Paul McCartney & Wings
Mystery to Me - Fleetwood Mac
Time Fades Away - Neil Young
Wake of the Flood - Grateful Dead
Burnin' - Bob Marley & The Wailers
Spectrum - Billy Cobham
Over-Nite Sensation - Frank Zappa
Brothers and Sisters - The Allman Brothers Band
Love Devotion Surrender - Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin

(Christ, I could keep going. A lot of great music in 1973!)

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4/19/2017 2:51:42 PM ---- Updated 4/19/2017 6:09:56 PM

How the fuck did I forget these two?

Larks' Tongues in Aspic - King Crimson

Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd

But seriously... Larks' Tongue is near the top of my list and Dark Side is down with Houses of the Holy.

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4/19/2017 7:34:03 PM

Copyright law is based mostly on old memes, like as in sheet music. Then, the melody was the thing. That was a song. Accompaniment, chords, backup, piano riffs, none of that mattered.

And frankly speaking what if you COULD copyright for instance a chord progression (some of those are so unique)? Then no one else ever could write a C-Am-F-G song. Would that be better? And how do you define a riff? How many notes does it take? What if you COULD copyright a riff? What about the surrounding content? What about LaGrange? Would you want that few chords forbidden to everyone but the beards?

I'm thinkin...copyright law SHOULD be re-written. But NOT in that restrictive a way. Out there, there are dragons.

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4/19/2017 7:39:35 PM

Also, Page is God. It doesn't matter what He stole. It's what He did with it.

There are lots of ole blues guys who originated licks. There's nothing wrong with taking those and improving them and making them accessible to more modern ears.


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Father Time

4/19/2017 8:09:01 PM

Larree, I'm familiar with most you mentioned and out of that lot, Houses of the Holy and DSOTM and Time Fades Away and Quadrophenia are the only ones I'd consider classic and I'm a pretty huge Stevie Wonder and Steely Dan fan. So you don't like HOTH, you love the Dead. We're not in the same ballyard, so what?

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4/19/2017 8:14:26 PM

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
(Pronounced 'Leh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) - Lynyrd Skynyrd
A Passion Play - Jethro Tull

And there are more! But I will stop now. 1973 was one hell of a year.

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4/19/2017 8:16:27 PM ---- Updated 4/19/2017 8:22:21 PM

Tyranny and Mutation kicks the living crap out of HOTH.

And I didn't say I don't like HOTH. I do! I saw Zep that year. Killer concert. But the Quadrophenia concert was better. And so was McLaughlin Santana. And I walked up to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium the day of Steely Dan and got second-row orchestra pit seats for $6.50. What an amazing show. :D

But the best show I saw that year was Genesis (with Peter Gabriel) performing Selling England by the Pound.

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4/19/2017 8:29:09 PM

Damn. I saw a lot of concerts that year. I saw Elton John, Yes, ELP, Allman Bros, Johnny Winter, Deep Purple, and a bunch more. Too much fun, man. That is why I am suffering now. I had way too much fun, lol.

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Father Time

4/19/2017 9:17:28 PM

Well it sure doesn't sound like you like Zep. Rain Song is my #1 song of all time and No Quarter and The Song Remains The Same and Over The Hils and Far Away are all great. In my top 10 albums of all time. You missed the boat. :)

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4/19/2017 10:05:39 PM

No. I was on the boat. And it was a nice ride. I saw John Bonham play live, man. But there is still a lot of music I like better than Led Zep. These guys ain't gods, man. They are just musicians.

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4/21/2017 10:36:22 AM

I was watching some old Small Faces videos last night. Damn, Jimmy Page got all his moves from Steve Marriot!

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4/21/2017 10:45:22 AM


You know, they say:

"amateur artists 'borrow'.... mature artists 'steal'..."

I mean come on.
Look at it.
There are eleven notes. That's it.
Well guitarists can bend 'em, which gives you a couple more, almost...

not really.

just halfway spots between one and another,

but that's it, eleven notes....

so after like, the first few hundred songs,
those eleven notes had been used,

and after that, it's just, 'okay, use 'em!'

In the 1950s, you had,
damn near every hit record, based on,
either the so called "1, 4, 5 blues progression"
or the "Heart And Soul progression" as I call it,
you know, C, to Am, to F, to G,

the rockers did the 1,4,5.
the ballads did the heart and soul thing.

So at a certain point, everything sounds like everything,

it's all, how much YOU that you put into it. That's what I think anyway.

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4/21/2017 11:58:39 AM

This is just too fucking good!

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4/21/2017 12:03:04 PM

And this!

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4/21/2017 12:09:20 PM ---- Updated 4/21/2017 1:11:11 PM

Right ALJ. Well, 2/3 right, anyway.

I-IV-V; I-vi-IV-V; or ii-V-I

Everything is basically a variation of one of those three progressions.

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4/22/2017 10:42:50 AM

Gee Larr,

I'm sorry to hear you're intensive care.

Let us know when you're off the IV.
You'll be on your feet in no time.

I'm not a roman, man.
Use numbers I'm familiar with if you wouldn't mind, thanks!

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4/22/2017 10:50:33 AM

all kidding aside,

I was pointing out,
the two main chord progressions of the music of the Fifties,
the 1950s...

it got more intricate when the 60s came along,

my point ultimately, was, everybody is influenced by everybody,
and there are in fact, only eleven notes,
even Larree can't argue his way out of that one,

and, the thing that makes you YOU,
well, first you have to be in the habit of being the you that you
wanna be, like, a lot, or you'll suck at it, and no one will care,

and then, BE IT, YOU, Big Loud And Proud.

And, speaking for myself, I do 'me', for me.

Maybe the world'll never dig it, maybe not,

I really don't give a damn. I'm me. In all my multitudes of modes.

So, really,
who cares, if this cheeseball ripped off Badfinger.

Not even one of their better songs at that.

The point is, he's a cheeseball,
that's the real point.

Don't be a cheeseball.

Or, be a cheeseball,

got this asshole on television, what do I know.

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4/22/2017 11:37:24 AM

ii-V-I was around in the 1950's. 1940's, too.

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4/22/2017 11:54:50 AM

and what is that in people numbers? no romans here.

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4/22/2017 12:36:51 PM

my point was, there is nothing new under the sun,

only new enthusiasm,
and fresh personality,

the more 'you' you are, the better artist you end up being,
that's my philosophy.

but the notes, the chords,
they repeat throughout the ages... it's all what you do with it.

Larree, man, where the hell did all your records go?

Somebody bummed you out again, and you walked, that it?

Was it meee?

I'm sowy.

Do an acoustic album, or something.
Unless you're not inspired, if so I understand...

I'll only make a record if I'm inspired, and I'm not always inspired,
which is why I put out less records than I used to.

There was that one song of yours I really liked,
I wanted to cover it too, you said "no, Dude",

and, well, The Dude Abides.

Lemme know if you ever change your mind on that, I know you won't.
Let me know if you ever do though, and also, what the heck it was called.

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4/22/2017 8:21:40 PM

No, ALJ. I did not pull my music down because of you. The world does not revolve around you, man. But if you really want to know, FT and I had a little fight on FB and he told me he would nuke me, so I nuked myself. But I am glad I did because now I am redoing all my stations and making them better.

And regarding the use of Roman numerals to designate chord progressions. I prefer using the Roman numerals because that is how I learned when I studied music theory. So, get used to it! :D

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4/22/2017 9:10:41 PM

Yeah. I was kidding, sarcastic even, when I said 'was it 'cause of me, sowwy'...

In actuality, I kinda don't care. And use whatever numerals you want,
I'm way bored with this whole thread. Everything sounds like everything. Later.

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5/7/2017 6:28:00 PM

On the Zep convo... to me they still are the benchmark for Guitar Rock... Page was really creative throughout most of his career. (theft aside ;-))
I just listen to one of my tunes then threw on 10 years gone followed by Over the hills and far away... Ugggh... yeah... still the benchmark to me. Quite a catalog most of it still stands today!

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