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Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2006, 01:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,662
Posted By mercedes
RMD ... No sir .... but I'll take that for...

RMD ...

No sir .... but I'll take that for the kind and sincere compliment I believe it is :)

MRD
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,662
Posted By mercedes
Waiting for you .... by far and away his best...

Waiting for you .... by far and away his best recording.

It meant everything to me then, from the opening strains of "Restless" through to its final cut.

I could never imagine how the songs...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2006, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,316
Posted By mercedes
Jesse, please keep me informed with regard to...

Jesse, please keep me informed with regard to your schedule signalling your imminent departure ..... I hate long goodbyes.

If today's list of your new topics are anything to go by, you obviously...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2006, 06:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,241
Posted By mercedes
Rob, Interesting comments regarding the...

Rob,

Interesting comments regarding the Moody Blues album(s). The seemingly limitless effort they invested into the production of their music is still obvious today.

Purely for the ease of...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,241
Posted By mercedes
Thanks Rob. I was just about to throw in my...

Thanks Rob.

I was just about to throw in my tuppenceworth to this thread, but you are absolutely correct.

HSMs were / are radically different from "Qauds" both in their intial release price and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,660
Posted By mercedes
Miguel ... by anyone .... Then I might begin...

Miguel ... by anyone ....

Then I might begin to like it ....
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,419
Posted By mercedes
Now LSH ... even if I did, would I dare mention...

Now LSH ... even if I did, would I dare mention it ?

MD

P.S. You had Knotty Pine at # 5
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,083
Posted By mercedes
Both very good songs I agree ... and Seven Island...

Both very good songs I agree ... and Seven Island Suite for me as well ... love it
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2006, 06:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,761
Posted By mercedes
RMD. Allow me to elaborate on some isolated...

RMD.

Allow me to elaborate on some isolated opinions thus far expressed on this thread that fall clearly one side of the fence .. and the discretion to draw that very clear distntinction in...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2006, 01:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,761
Posted By mercedes
Lyrics for this member. They are "center...

Lyrics for this member.

They are "center stage" to the performance. The melody is the curtained backdrop.

I imagine most songwriters, at the outset, feel inspired to write words and then an...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2006, 05:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,051
Posted By mercedes
Though Iím normally reluctant to participate in...

Though Iím normally reluctant to participate in discussions concerning the intent behind lyrics I did not write, I do know this song well, if only having listened to it so often in younger days.
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,720
Posted By mercedes
Very tough choice ... but I'll go with Don...

Very tough choice ... but I'll go with Don Quixote, only by virtue of the outstanding title track.
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,690
Posted By mercedes
Salute

Salute
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2006, 07:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,845
Posted By mercedes
Excellent ... close the polling booths whilst...

Excellent ... close the polling booths whilst we're still ahead.
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,666
Posted By mercedes
David, Good to meet you my friend ... I've...

David,

Good to meet you my friend ... I've always enjoyed your messages on the board. You have the best in company with all of the chat "group".

Michael
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2006, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,845
Posted By mercedes
... Summertime Dream ... easily

... Summertime Dream ... easily
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,666
Posted By mercedes
Cathy, That would be me .... Michael Dixon...

Cathy,

That would be me .... Michael Dixon ... one of the Australians who enjoys immensely, the company of "chat" and the one who initiated this thread.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,666
Posted By mercedes
Thanks John, I'm not sure whether it can be...

Thanks John,

I'm not sure whether it can be all tied to the XP associated issues you raised in your final paragraph, but that is largely irrelevant in any event given the search for another...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,666
Posted By mercedes
Mr Fowles. :) I'm assuming the inability...

Mr Fowles. :)

I'm assuming the inability to engage in chat last night was a matter beyond your (or any other member's) control as the server was (and still is, at the time of composing this...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2006, 01:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,040
Posted By mercedes
East Of Midnight. Sublime .... I love it...

East Of Midnight.

Sublime .... I love it .....
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,553
Posted By mercedes
My list would be ..... 1. Circle of Steel ...

My list would be .....

1. Circle of Steel
2. Watchman's gone
3. Carefree Highway
4. Sundown
5. 7 Island Suite
6. Somewhere USA
7. Too Late for Prayin'
8. High and Dry
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2006, 02:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,253
Posted By mercedes
If it ain't GL, then it's ... Blood on the...

If it ain't GL, then it's ...

Blood on the Tracks - BD

If an LP stands up after 30 years it gets my vote.

Home Movies (best of) - EBTG

Far and away the best of the "best of"
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2006, 12:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,340
Posted By mercedes
Alberta Bound .....

Alberta Bound .....
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2006, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By mercedes
..... and what an artist she is ..... I rank her...

..... and what an artist she is ..... I rank her alongside Shawn Colvin .... and that's sayin' something. :)
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2006, 02:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,350
Posted By mercedes
I'd do it again.

I'd do it again.
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By mercedes
Make it easier ?? That's why I posed the...

Make it easier ?? That's why I posed the question .... I certainly can't pick between the two, particularly when by my own (hypothetical) rules, I have to cut times with one of them altogether. :D
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2006, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By mercedes
Cathy Yep, you did .... I'll take the...

Cathy

Yep, you did ....

I'll take the blame for that as I might have framed the original question in more straightforward terms.
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2006, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By mercedes
Dear Members ... If this question has been...

Dear Members ...

If this question has been posed before, forgive me .....

What I'd like to know by vote is this .... if you were compelled (God forbid) to choose either of the following CDs...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,151
Posted By mercedes
Nope, crikey is not a "cuss" word .... it's an...

Nope, crikey is not a "cuss" word .... it's an exclamation of surprise ... much like our other famous and peculiar expression "strewth", or the English saying of "Cor Blimey".

Therein lies the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2006, 08:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,151
Posted By mercedes
John, We all have our crosses to bear in...

John,

We all have our crosses to bear in life .... and living in Sydney is one major impediment ....

Now Steve my friend,

As for quoting ARIA charts, that's fine .... I'm familiar with them...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2006, 06:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,151
Posted By mercedes
Steve It might not have been a hit in...

Steve

It might not have been a hit in Sydney, but it was down here ....
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,151
Posted By mercedes
IFYCRMM as well ..... way back when it was first...

IFYCRMM as well ..... way back when it was first released, I remember asking my father what a drug store was .... his response ? "That's their equivalent of our chemists".
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2005, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,905
Posted By mercedes
Why he re-recorded many of the songs on this...

Why he re-recorded many of the songs on this release I'm not sure ....

But it's still a great LP / CD and (if you couldn't care less about the nominal outlay) an appropriate bookend in the cabinet...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2005, 03:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,673
Posted By mercedes
A great release by any measure .... Every...

A great release by any measure ....

Every time I hear this album, the homespun lyrics of "Summertime Dream" always get me thinking about the equally free-wheeling favourite of mine, "Cotton...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2005, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 82,262
Posted By mercedes
.... and Sheryl, I hope they sing what is (IMHO)...

.... and Sheryl, I hope they sing what is (IMHO) the best song of the new millenium thus far ... "Hole in the World".
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