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Spectropop - Digest Number 2030



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               SPECTROPOP - Spectacular! Retro! Pop!
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There are 4 messages in this issue.


Topics in this digest:

      1. Sloan & Barri
           From: James Botticelli 
      2. Re: Hogsnort Rupertís Original Flagon Band
           From: Lex 
      3. Re: Bryan MacLean
           From: James Botticelli 
      4. Vinnie Bell
           From: Al Kooper 


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Message: 1 Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 10:03:34 -0400 From: James Botticelli Subject: Sloan & Barri Frank Young mentioned: > P.F. Sloan My previously mentioned favorite Boston used record shop "In Your Ear" has a box called "Sloan-Barri"!!! How's THAT for groovy? JB -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]------------------- Message: 2 Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 05:52:26 -0700 (PDT) From: Lex Subject: Re: Hogsnort Rupertís Original Flagon Band Margaret G. Still wrote: > Any info on this group? Hey there Margaret... I dont know if this will be of help to you, they were formed in 1969 for a new faces TV show in New Zaland (they reached the finals). In 1970 they had 3 hits "Gretel", "Pretty Girl" and "Auberey". Pretty Girl being the best selling single in NZ in 1970. In 1971 they disbanded. I have somewhere in my collection back in NZ a copy of there Album, but can't recall the title of it, it may have been selftitled. Hope this helps you out. Lex visit http://www.theshangri-las.com -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]------------------- Message: 3 Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 10:14:01 -0400 From: James Botticelli Subject: Re: Bryan MacLean Richard Havers wrote: > 'Orange Skies', 'Softly To Me' Oh wow! Great memories around those tunes. McClean wrote them, yeah? For MY money, Orange Skies is the cream of the Love pop crop. Thanks Richard. Isn't it amazing how much we know? And I'm NOT being sarcastic or ironic either! JB -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]------------------- Message: 4 Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 10:15:36 -0400 From: Al Kooper Subject: Vinnie Bell James Botticelli: > Vinnie Bell, studio guitarist extraordinaire, frequently utilized > the 'underwater' guitar sound. So much so in fact that his name > often comes up as the father of that sound. At least in some > circles. Vinnie built his own pedals to get his unique underwater sound, BTW. Thats why it was unique. Nobody else had the pedals. Al Kooper -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]------------------- SPECTROPOP - Spectacular! Retro! Pop! End

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