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Old 09-15-2019, 03:12 AM
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The best, most mesmerizing video I think I've ever seen


We've all heard this number to death, but the way it's presented here (live in Japan, 1966) is the most absolutely pulse-quickening, life-affirming, rip-roaring-yet-tight-as-a-coil, groovy, just plain hep-as-fuck dust-up with excellent film production.
And just the stark simplicity of the presentation - perfection.
Out of curiosity, listened to it without headphones afterwards (through the basic shitty monitor speaker) and it had half the impact, with all the intensity of the interweaving guitarwork* completely gone, so - headphones are an imperative.
I found it was one of those videos that are so good that you almost try to not watch it too repeatedly.
Real smoothies, and tighter than poor Katherine Helmond's face in Brazil.

And put it on full screen.

Yeah.

*really cookin git solos!
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Sorry; not clicking without an artist and a title. Don't wanna waste my time.
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Old 09-15-2019, 08:19 AM
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I want a lot more to go on than "watch this!" One gets this a thousand times a day.
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It's the Ventures playing "Wipeout". You know the tune.

It isn't bad. It isn't bad at all.
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Old 09-15-2019, 08:29 AM
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I liked the way that guy on the left beat on those round things with the chopsticks.
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When I was a kid in the sixties, what the boys in school did (okay, Bob Ferguson, but you don't know him) was pound out the drum solo from Wipeout with bare hands on their desk, faster and faster. I wished I could do it but I wasn't cool.

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It's not bad.

Personally I prefer something more like this
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Old 09-15-2019, 10:12 AM
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Thanks for posting. I'm grateful for any high-quality video that exists of live performances of rock classics from the 60s, and this is a great one.
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Old 09-15-2019, 10:24 AM
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There is a surf rock instrumental that is absolutely perfect, with not a single note out of place. But it's Pipeline by the Chantays.

What's funny about the video is realizing how many record companies misspelled the name as Chantay's.
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Sorry; not clicking without an artist and a title. Don't wanna waste my time.
Normally I do that but I figured I'd go for the surprise this time around, which I don't plan to do again.
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It's not bad.

Personally I prefer something more like this
Dammit! Rickrolled again!
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Dammit! Rickrolled again!
Am I the only one who actually enjoys that video?
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When I was a kid in the sixties, what the boys in school did (okay, Bob Ferguson, but you don't know him) was pound out the drum solo from Wipeout with bare hands on their desk, faster and faster. I wished I could do it but I wasn't cool.
I remember one classroom where somebody (Bob Ferguson?) started it and pretty soon a dozen guys were Wiping Out in unison. (Including me... hey, I can still do it). One kid wasn't joining in, and I realized: he was a drummer in a real band, he didn't have to prove anything.
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It got me clapping on the ones and threes, I tell you what.
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