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  1. Joe Robinson

    This song....I mean...aren't there laws against this?

    Needs more cowbell.
  2. Joe Robinson

    Joni Mitchel, "Clouds", 7/24/22

    Talk about a lyric. Wow. Too bad Prince wasn't around to see that.
  3. Joe Robinson

    Does Mick Taylor play on Waiting On A Friend?

    The general feel of the guitar part with the cool notes that accent the chord changes, feels like a sober Keith to me. Not unheard of.
  4. Joe Robinson

    335, The One Guitar Most Guitarists Have Only ONE Of

    I have two 335s. I bought one and it really knocked my socks off. I was playing in a band at the time, and so I bought another one to have a back up. I guess I was feeling pretty flush at the time. Anyway, I love them both. The band fell apart but the 335s stayed. I keep them separate, generally...
  5. Joe Robinson

    You guys like Georgia Satellites?

    No one is going to confuse them with King Crimson but they are a helluva Rock n'Roll band. I saw them open for the Replacements at the Country Club in Reseda, CA in 1989. Huge guitar sounds. That was a great show from both bands. It really woke me up to the potential of Gibsons and Marshalls...
  6. Joe Robinson

    Would you consider Mick Jagger to be a great singer?

    “Singing” is a lot more objective than “voice” is. Is he on pitch? Is he off pitch? In his day, he had great pitch, ergo, good singing. These days, there are some clams. On the other hand he’s not simply a good songwriter or lyricist, he’s amongst the very best. C’mon. Is there a better...
  7. Joe Robinson

    Jeff Beck releases new music video (collaboration with Johnny Depp)

    I liked it. Bit of Bowie/Lou Reed and Roger Waters in the song. I loved hearing JB over simple chord changes. Depp's singing voice is in such contrast to what was heard during the trial. I found it off putting, but if I'd of heard it on the radio without knowing it was Depp, I'd be fine with it.
  8. Joe Robinson

    Jimmy Page: Am I missing out! Seriously am I?

    I'm not the biggest LZ or Jimmy Page fan, and I think it's because, aside from the over saturation of the band on radio, Page, Plant, Jones and Bonzo were all they needed for composition, but they really needed more musicians to bring it live. I could see at least 2, maybe 3 guitar players...
  9. Joe Robinson

    Peter Frampton in review.

    As great a guitar player as there ever was. I saw him at the Greek Theater in L.A. in 2001, and he blew doors. I ran into my old guitar teacher there and after his set we were laughing at how good he was. My brother had some business dealings with him and wrangled Pete in to calling me on my...
  10. Joe Robinson

    Why does the Australian accent sound terrible when singing?

    Be yourself, and at the same time, not so f'n hard-headed about what sounds good or bad. Maybe get away from that awful 3 Doors Down song that every cover band attempts. Superman is all about Truth, Justice and the American Way after all. Dave Faulkner of the Hoodoo Gurus always sounded great to...
  11. Joe Robinson

    Fender American and Gibson USA: how many of you have BOTH?

    I played one particular Strat for close to 20 years, then bought another Strat. They are home base for sure. These days, I tend to favor Gretsch or a 335. The Gretsch guitars were the gateway drug to getting comfortable on 24 3/4 scale guitars and control knob locations and what have you.
  12. Joe Robinson

    Musicians: Introvert or Extrovert

    Lotsa romance about being an introvert. Bordering on ********. If you think about most gigging situations (I'm by no means an expert, but I have done a bit of it) You take the stage, along with a little gang of folks united in purpose, you are armed with an instrument and amplifier, plus a PA...
  13. Joe Robinson

    Unmatched power tubes- Anything to worry about?

    What about a cathode bias circuit, such as an AC30?
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    U2 Members Bono and The Edge Impromptu Concert in Ukraine Subway

    99% of U2 bashing is jealousy and delusion. Jealousy of their success, and a delusion that the basher could pull off U2's singing, playing and overall musical product. If they were invited, then good an them for saying yes.
  15. Joe Robinson

    Mr. Lead Singer, do not walk up to me and play air guitar while I'm playing a solo

    It’s known as wanking for a reason, more fun to do than watch.
  16. Joe Robinson

    Mr. Lead Singer, do not walk up to me and play air guitar while I'm playing a solo

    Air Guitar, like other activities, is best kept private. I can't recall Jagger or Daltrey ever doing it. I do want to see some movement on stage. I'm looking for some catharsis. The cringe-iest stage move I ever saw is from one of greats, Pete Townshend's ass wiggling during Baba O'riley, on The...
  17. Joe Robinson

    AC15 or AC30?

    Well, sorry. I did not know that about the more recent Vox amps.
  18. Joe Robinson

    ES-335 Played them, never bought one, LOVE them, question

    I have a 2010 Fat Neck made in Memphis and a 2012 59 Reissue made in Nashville. Both are great. They sound very very similar. Both guitars are custom shop, so maybe that's the way to go. Spendy for sure, but those guitars are really something.
  19. Joe Robinson

    AC15 or AC30?

    No one recommends attenuators any longer? The 16OHM THD Hotplat leashes my Korg AC30 just fine. If there is any kind of goal of playing with a band, the AC30 is the choice.
  20. Joe Robinson

    David Gray - Babylon

    David Gray may be a lovely person, however, in 2001, I had a job in an office and they seemed to play "Babylon" constantly. I'm not imagining it either, it was on repeat. So, 9/11 happened and I was made redundant and experienced a 13 month period of unemployment. Not a song I like to hear.
  21. Joe Robinson

    Rolling Stones: Brian Jones: Yay or Nay?

    There is a tik Tok out there from the most recent tour and it's mostly on Keith playing a lead on the outro of Satisfaction. He's rocking away and Jagger is in the back walking to the front of the stage doing his thing that pretty much no one does better. YaYas indeed. Keith and Mick that's the...
  22. Joe Robinson

    Mike Campbell has some serious hang ups

    "Had one before, but Tom sat on it" By TGP rules, breaking a headstock off of a guitar is a capital crime, but I guess Mike got over it. Or maybe he didn't?
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