redrabid wrote:But why did they need four (FOUR!) guitarists and that is excluding Jack! Jorma, Paul, Jorma's brother Peter and Randy Jackson. It just muddles the sound, Crown of Creation just didn't sound right.
redrabid wrote:And Tim Gorman was not the right man for the job, in my opinion. He played so lush , so glitzy , so 80's. In the videos he is very prominent in the mix, but I assume that is due to the limitations of the recordings.
redrabid wrote:Marty was excellent singing Volunteers, but he just couldn't hit those high notes anymore.
redrabid wrote:To be able to focus on the other singers is a first requisite for singing harmony
redrabid wrote:Intoxicated, her raps would go on and on too, completely ignoring what the other musicians were doing on stage.
redrabid wrote:Well, well, well, I do seem to have hit a nerve with my sacrilegious remarks.
redrabid wrote: His voice was already damaged. And if you dare to watch more recent video's on You Tube of JS or Marty solo, tell me I'm wrong when I say that by now his voice is completely gone.
redrabid wrote:If you think that the singers had no idea what the others were going to do, then I have to say that you don't seem to understand the essence of their vocal style. On the contrary, they had to have a good idea of each other's capabilities and creativity.
redabird wrote:Don't misunderstand me, JA still is my all time favorite band, but I see their shortcomings more clearly now.To me, they never fully realized their huge potential.
For instance Jorma on firing Spencer Dryden: "...we might have grown in other musical directions had we stayed with Spencer."
EmbryonicRabbit68 wrote: [Spencer] wrote the sorta country songs in the band(A song for all Seasons),
EmbryonicRabbit68 wrote:For instance Jorma on firing Spencer Dryden: "...we might have grown in other musical directions had we stayed with Spencer."
Wait, i thought Spencer left.He was sick of the "Acid Merry-Go-Round", and decided to retire for a bit.Why did they fire him??
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