All Time Top 1100 Albums - Bob Dylan (Highway 61 Revisited) P239

Bill Walker

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Bill you are a bluddy beauty , by far the best outdoor virtuoso on an instrument I will have the pleasure of watching and listening to in the post 55 music era.
Thanks mate, I dont think Im that good but I'll take all praise thats offered .......hahahahahahaha
 

Bill Walker

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That theatre looks like many Ive been in on cruise ships.

"I am Sailing, I am Sailing, home again, cross the sea..."

Haha Rod Stewart.
 

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Stop Making Sense is a live album by Talking Heads, the soundtrack to the film of the same name. It was released in September 1984 and features nine tracks from the movie, albeit with treatment and editing. The album spent over two years on the Billboard 200 chart. It was their first album to be distributed by EMI outside North America.

Limited pressings of the original LP version featured a full-colour picture book wrapped around the album jacket; regular versions had many of the pictures (printed in black and white) and captions on the album's inner sleeve. The CD release of the album includes the full-colour book, though rearranges the layout to conform to the dimensions of a square CD booklet (compared to the vertically-oriented rectangular shape of the LP book). In 1999, a 16-track re-release—with content and sound closely matching those of the movie—coincided with the 15th anniversary of the concert filming.


1. Physcho Killer
2. Heaven
3. Thank You For Sending Me an Angel
4. Found A Job
5. Slippery People
6. Burning Down The House
7. Life During Wartime
8. Making Flippy Floppy
9. Swamp
10. What A Day That Was
11. This Must Be The Place
12. Once In A Lifetime
13. Genius Of Love
14. Girlfriend Is Better
15. Take Me To The River
16. Crosseyed and Painless


Here we go! Review No.23 - Long time leaders Talking Heads are back.. and it's live! Wasn't sure how many live albums are in the mix so had to make the clue tough - but the picture is the Hollywood Pantages Theatre where this iconic performance was filmed. I never got around to watching this when I reviewed 'Remain In Light' so I'm glad to have given this a watch and listen all week - It's hard to just focus on the Album because really this concert needs to be seen, it is a amazing watch, visually, the lighting, the energy from David Byrne and of course the massive suit jacket! It is like watching a real musical theatre - from starting off with 'Pyscho Killer' with just Byrne and a beatbox and then gradually more and more performers and musicians join him on stage including Tina Weymouth on base and some cracking background singers, so I definitely recommend grabbing a beer and watching this concert first before listening.
- All the tracks sound as good as the studio versions but there is added energy here and a constant rhythm all the way through - No let up from David Byrne as he performs at such a high level, a true star.
really enjoyed live version of 'What A Day That Was' , stripped back opener 'Pyscho Killer' is just great and also 'Burning Down The House' -hard to find any fault here.

This placed number 394 out of the Top 1000



8/10


 

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Stop Making Sense is a live album by Talking Heads, the soundtrack to the film of the same name. It was released in September 1984 and features nine tracks from the movie, albeit with treatment and editing. The album spent over two years on the Billboard 200 chart. It was their first album to be distributed by EMI outside North America.

Limited pressings of the original LP version featured a full-colour picture book wrapped around the album jacket; regular versions had many of the pictures (printed in black and white) and captions on the album's inner sleeve. The CD release of the album includes the full-colour book, though rearranges the layout to conform to the dimensions of a square CD booklet (compared to the vertically-oriented rectangular shape of the LP book). In 1999, a 16-track re-release—with content and sound closely matching those of the movie—coincided with the 15th anniversary of the concert filming.


1. Physcho Killer
2. Heaven
3. Thank You For Sending Me an Angel
4. Found A Job
5. Slippery People
6. Burning Down The House
7. Life During Wartime
8. Making Flippy Floppy
9. Swamp
10. What A Day That Was
11. This Must Be The Place
12. Once In A Lifetime
13. Genius Of Love
14. Girlfriend Is Better
15. Take Me To The River
16. Crosseyed and Painless


Here we go! Review No.23 - Long time leaders Talking Heads are back.. and it's live! Wasn't sure how many live albums are in the mix so had to make the clue tough - but the picture is the Hollywood Pantages Theatre where this iconic performance was filmed. I never got around to watching this when I reviewed 'Remain In Light' so I'm glad to have given this a watch and listen all week - It's hard to just focus on the Album because really this concert needs to be seen, it is a amazing watch, visually, the lighting, the energy from David Byrne and of course the massive suit jacket! It is like watching a real musical theatre - from starting off with 'Pyscho Killer' with just Byrne and a beatbox and then gradually more and more performers and musicians join him on stage including Tina Weymouth on base and some cracking background singers, so I definitely recommend grabbing a beer and watching this concert first before listening.
- All the tracks sound as good as the studio versions but there is added energy here and a constant rhythm all the way through - No let up from David Byrne as he performs at such a high level, a true star.
really enjoyed live version of 'What A Day That Was' , stripped back opener 'Pyscho Killer' is just great and also 'Burning Down The House' -hard to find any fault here.

This placed number 394 out of the Top 1000



8/10


Another Talking Heads effort - Clarkie BH..........? ;-)
 

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Taking Heads again? Blimey we are in for some punishment here. To be fair, looking at the track listing, there are two titles I recognise and enjoy. No idea what they sound like live, but I'll be finding out this week.
 

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