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Spectropop - Digest Number 1477



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There are 4 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. Hollies discography
           From: Alan Gordon 
      2. David Gates
           From: Bryan 
      3. Re: You Can't Lose Something.........
           From: Simon White 
      4. Re: Rubber Soul/Stereo/Mono
           From: Richard Hattersley 


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Message: 1 Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 11:58:05 -0700 From: Alan Gordon Subject: Hollies discography Hey folks: Is there a Hollies expert in here? I'm a big fan of the very early stuff. I have on CD "In The Hollies Style," "The EP Collection," "The Other Side Of The Hollies Plus," "Rarities," and the three Sundazed CDs. What I'm curious about is which other CDs do I need to have to have a fairly complete collection of their early output, and without too much duplication? You can get in touch with me off list. Thanx a bunch in advance, ~albabe -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 12:41:47 -0700 From: Bryan Subject: David Gates Phil X. Milstein wrote: > I've never heard of Gates' having recorded a slew of singles under a > variety of pseudonymous artist credits. Did he serve in that capacity > and I missed it, or did he somehow avoid recording his own voice > prior to Bread? David Gates recorded a couple of singles for Del-Fi, including one that was credited to "The Country Boys" -- "The Okie Surfer" (Del-Fi 4245, June 1964) -- and I'm sure you also know he wrote many songs for Del-Fi artists (including Johnny Crawford) and played on a million sessions, too. I don't think he used aliases the way that Barry White did. I think it was his production of The Pleasure Faire's album (UNI 73009, 1967) that led to the formation of Bread, so he must have been doing a little lead vocalizin' in the studio, leading to them cutting a demo for David Anderle of Elektra, but I'm sure there are other people on this list more qualified to give more details. Bryan -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Sat, 08 May 2004 20:30:12 +0100 From: Simon White Subject: Re: You Can't Lose Something......... Al Kooper wrote - > Re: You Can't Lose Something.........The only released > version I know of was on MGM circa 1965 by Bruce Scott > and it was pretty good. Jimmy Radcliffe did the demo > however, so that might have ended up on a British album > at the time. Ernest Evans? I think not.... Thanks Al - I've played it to musica so maybe you could confirm? Simon White -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Sun, 09 May 2004 18:48:04 +0000 From: Richard Hattersley Subject: Re: Rubber Soul/Stereo/Mono Joe Nelson: > Likewise, try the Beatles' Rubber Soul album...... I heard from a George Martin quote, that another reason RS was mixed wide with noting in the centre was that they were worried about people who may hear the mix in reduced MONO. Things that are panned in the centre appear louder when reduced which would wreck the balance. When Revolver came out they must have come to their senses and realised people who forked out for a stereo album are not likely to listen in mono. So that album was mixed track in the centre,vocals out either side (mostly). What I can not understand is When George Martin remixed RS for CD in 1987, why did did he mimick the original wide stereo version in stead of mixing it the way they did on the Yellow Submarine songtrack many years later. Nowhere man and Think for Yourself both sound better on that album. Richard http://www.wiz.to/richardsnow -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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