Page 46 of 454 FirstFirst ... 4142434445464748495051 ... LastLast
Results 1,351 to 1,380 of 13591

Thread: Get to know your fellow board members....

  1. #1351
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Sean,
    Excluding Robert Johnson, who are your top 3 delta blues-men, and why?
    Same question, only now we're going electric blues.
    Again, same premise, only blues-rock.
    Finally, what are your thoughts on Blue's clues?
    With Delta Blues, you must got with Muddy Waters. He had a long and influential career, and brought the Delta sound to Chicago.
    Next, I'd have to say Son House. Son played the slide that RJ perfected.

    Some include John Lee Hooker in the Delta Blues. I personally disagree. John Lee's style was much different; more of a single chord style. And, he created the whole "boogie" sound. Much more of a free stylin' blues. I do rank John Lee as one of the all time best.

    Electric blues...Buddy Guy, BB King, and T Bone Walker. BB has that signature style, and phrasing. Always in control. Buddy was the showman. Not afraid to take chances. T Bone, in my opinion, really started the the electric blues movement. Stormy Monday is classic.

    Blues Rock...Eric Claption, Steveie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix. Seeing Eric Clapton live inspired me to get serious about the guitar. His tone and command is second to none. Stevie Ray's sound was soo unique; using a chorus efffect on a blues style was unheard of before him. Now, it''s everywhere. He could attack the instrument with ferocity, and then play it gently in the same phrase better than anyone. Jimi to me is the best guitar player ever. He could do it all. Straight blues, ballads, etc. His innovations with fuzz and feedback created a brand new sound. His songwriting is vastly underrated.

    My Kid loved Blue's Clues when he was about 2-3. Thankfully, he grew out of it.

  2. #1352
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by RotationSlimWang View Post
    Why am I a little monkey?
    Randy, just think of the possibilities. You...Ivy's petticoats...

  3. #1353
    Peaceful Oasis TomAz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Zenith, Winnemac
    Posts
    40,846

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Sean I had no idea you were so astute on the blues. This thread is very valuable. And I agree w/ you re John Lee Hooker. He was fabulous live even as a decrepit old man.

    Please provide your take on

    Albert King
    Albert Collins
    Robert Cray

    edit: oh and Koko Taylor too.

    thanks.
    Last edited by TomAz; 11-25-2008 at 06:26 AM.
    Quote Originally Posted by efrain44 View Post
    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

  4. #1354
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by fiyahhh! View Post
    Downingthief,
    Please tell us about the musical phases in your life.
    My Mom was very much into theatre when I was very young. So, my early stages were show tunes, standards, etc. Then, slowly graduated to more currrent radio in early elementary school. Disco, pop, etc. Started to get more into rock n' roll as I approached 6th grade. MTV was playing videos then, so I became familiar with an entire new crop of bands and songs. I gravitated more towards the "new wave" sounds, and that continued on through Middle School and early highschool.

    My Sophmore year, I was introduced to some bands that weren't played a lot on the radio or MTV. REM, the Cure, the Clash, etc. That really shaped my musical landscape. These bands led me to discover other styles, such as jazz, and older influencial artists, such as the Beatles, Dylan, Doors, etc.

    I never got over the love of finding a new band or song. Hence, why Coachella is so perfect.

  5. #1355
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    Sean I had no idea you were so astute on the blues. This thread is very valuable. And I agree w/ you re John Lee Hooker. He was fabulous live even as a decrepit old man.

    Please provide your take on

    Albert King
    Albert Collins
    Robert Cray

    edit: oh and Koko Taylor too.

    thanks.
    I love the blues. My soloing style always gravitated towards that.

    I can't speak too much about Albert King. What I have heard, I have liked.

    Albert Collins was farily unique, in that his primary guitar was a telecaster. Up until him, the tele wasn't really used primarily for blues. Most players used Gibson hollows, or strats.
    His style was more attacking, and I think you can hear some of his style in Stevie Ray's playing. I believe he also did some unusual tunings as well. Love "Frosty".

    Robert Cray is severely underrated. Maybe because he was played on "popular radio", or MTV he was looked at differently. His pharasing is very uinque. Very controlled, clean. Doesn't waste a note, and uses a lot of spacing in his solos.

    EDIT...Forgot about Koko. That voice. Amazing feel and power. Not familiar with all her work, but what I have heard is very solid.
    Last edited by downingthief; 11-25-2008 at 06:42 AM.

  6. #1356
    Coachella Junkie fatbastard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Pasadena
    Posts
    12,272

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    downingthief.

    Brady Bunch or Partridge Family?

    Which character did you like the best (and why)?
    Whiskey Sour

    2 oz blended whiskey
    Juice of 1/2 lemon
    1/2 tsp powdered sugar
    1 cherry
    1/2 slice lemon

    Shake blended whiskey, juice of lemon, and powdered sugar with ice and strain into a whiskey sour glass. Decorate with the half-slice of lemon, top with the cherry, and serve.

  7. #1357
    Coachella Junkie locachica73's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Phoenix
    Posts
    13,737

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Downingthief:

    When you were young what did you want to do when you grew up? Did you fulfill that dream?
    Quote Originally Posted by SlowMotionApocalypse View Post
    I have snuck in weapons before
    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    A butt plug is not a weapon.

  8. #1358
    Coachella Junkie algunz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Rustin' in Tustin
    Posts
    21,372

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Tell us about your most difficult/frustrating moment as a father.





    (I'm assuming you're a father from your perfect day post. If I assumed incorrectly then tell us about your most difficult/frustrating moment as a son. Or both, if you're so inclined.)

  9. #1359
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by fatbastard View Post
    downingthief.

    Brady Bunch or Partridge Family?

    Which character did you like the best (and why)?
    Partridge Family. I'll have to go with Laurie, because she was Hot!

  10. #1360
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by locachica73 View Post
    Downingthief:

    When you were young what did you want to do when you grew up? Did you fulfill that dream?
    I knew that I wanted to be a performer in some aspect, and I've given that a good run. I wouldn't say I fulfilled it, but I've come prettty close.

  11. #1361
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by algunz View Post
    Tell us about your most difficult/frustrating moment as a father.





    (I'm assuming you're a father from your perfect day post. If I assumed incorrectly then tell us about your most difficult/frustrating moment as a son. Or both, if you're so inclined.)
    Most difficult was the potty training. My Son is very smart, but for some reason, he had such difficulty with that. It really tried my patience.

  12. #1362
    Coachella Junkie locachica73's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Phoenix
    Posts
    13,737

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by downingthief View Post
    Most difficult was the potty training. My Son is very smart, but for some reason, he had such difficulty with that. It really tried my patience.
    Did you try the cheerios trick?

    Ginger or Maryanne?
    Quote Originally Posted by SlowMotionApocalypse View Post
    I have snuck in weapons before
    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    A butt plug is not a weapon.

  13. #1363
    Coachella Junkie algunz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Rustin' in Tustin
    Posts
    21,372

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    My daughter peed on the floor 3 times this weekend after she's in all sense and purpose been potty trained for the past 6 months. Very frustrating.

  14. #1364
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by locachica73 View Post
    Did you try the cheerios trick?

    Ginger or Maryanne?
    What is the cheerios trick?

    Without a doubt, it is Mary Anne.

  15. #1365
    Coachella Junkie locachica73's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Phoenix
    Posts
    13,737

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    You put cheerios in the toilet, those things don't sink, then it becomes a game for boys to see if they can sink the cheerios. It worked great with my son, and it was the only way I could teach him to piss standing up since there wasn't a dad around to show him.

    it works on adult men too, makes them miss a little less. lol
    Quote Originally Posted by SlowMotionApocalypse View Post
    I have snuck in weapons before
    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    A butt plug is not a weapon.

  16. #1366
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by locachica73 View Post
    You put cheerios in the toilet, those things don't sink, then it becomes a game for boys to see if they can sink the cheerios. It worked great with my son, and it was the only way I could teach him to piss standing up since there wasn't a dad around to show him.

    it works on adult men too, makes them miss a little less. lol
    Ahhh, ok. Nope didn't try that one! Just glad he is long past that stage now (he's almost 8).

  17. #1367
    Coachella Junkie chairmenmeow47's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    aquabania
    Posts
    17,486

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    i might have to try the cheerio trick on one of my roommates...

    and sean, from the days before your most awesome wife, tell us about the one that got away.
    Quote Originally Posted by malcolmjamalawesome View Post
    It's when we discuss Coachella that we are at our collective dipshittiest.

  18. #1368
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by chairmenmeow47 View Post
    i might have to try the cheerio trick on one of my roommates...

    and sean, from the days before your most awesome wife, tell us about the one that got away.
    I would have to say it would be Suzanne.

    Now, I never even went on a date with her, but I know we would have hit it off. We met at bar, watching a band (I'm sensing a trend...). My friend's band was set to play next, and I was chatting with a friend at the bar. The lead singer's girlfriend (Danielle) comes over to me, interputs my conversation, and says "I Need to talk to you!".
    I say ok, and we go over to a more isolated spot. Danielle is all excited as she tells me that she just asked her best friend Suzanne, "If you could pick any guy to meet here in the bar, who would it be?" She apparantly pointed over to me, and said "That cute guy with the pony-tail (yes, I had a pony-tail)." Danielle tells her that she knows me really well. Suzanne gets embarrased. Danielle then tells me she is a great girl, really cute (which she definitely was), and that I should come over in a few minutes nonchalantly and pretend that I was coming over to talk to Danielle and her boyfriend. So, I did.

    Ended up talking with Suzanne through most of the band's set, and the rest of the night at the bar. She was funny, smart, and very, very cute. I even got up on stage to sing one of the songs, so I could seal the deal with my "mad skills".
    It worked! We exchanged phone numbers, and planned to go out soon.

    The problem with all of this is that I was currently broken up with the girl that would later become my ex-wife. She was still calling me, and wanting to get back together, etc. I wanted to see other people, especially Suzanne. I never got the chance, because all we did is play phone tag for literally two weeks straight. Then, she went out of town for a month, then I went out of town for a few weeks. During that time, I got back together with the soon to be Ex.

    A few weeks later, I was at another show of the same band. The singer was asking me if I ever went out with Suzanne. I told him no, and that I got back together with my old GF. He told me that is too bad, because apparantly she was very interested in me. I never saw her again.

  19. #1369
    Coachella Junkie fatbastard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Pasadena
    Posts
    12,272

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Damm it.
    Whiskey Sour

    2 oz blended whiskey
    Juice of 1/2 lemon
    1/2 tsp powdered sugar
    1 cherry
    1/2 slice lemon

    Shake blended whiskey, juice of lemon, and powdered sugar with ice and strain into a whiskey sour glass. Decorate with the half-slice of lemon, top with the cherry, and serve.

  20. #1370
    Coachella Junkie chairmenmeow47's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    aquabania
    Posts
    17,486

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    well sean, at least it worked out for the best

    tell us sean, what is the one argument that sticks in your head forever where you wish you would have come back with a wittier rertort than you did at the time and it eats you alive to think you can't make that witty retort now that you've thought of it?
    Quote Originally Posted by malcolmjamalawesome View Post
    It's when we discuss Coachella that we are at our collective dipshittiest.

  21. #1371
    Coachella Junkie locachica73's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Phoenix
    Posts
    13,737

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    What was your best Christmas and why?
    Quote Originally Posted by SlowMotionApocalypse View Post
    I have snuck in weapons before
    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    A butt plug is not a weapon.

  22. #1372
    Dark Lord mountmccabe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    The Mission
    Posts
    11,976

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Please discuss modern (I'm thinking last 20 years or so) covers of old blues songs. I am thinking of songs such as (these are not required and you are not limited to them) "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" by Nirvana, "Death Letter" by the White Stripes, "Hellhound on My Trail" by the Mountain Goats and so on.

    Also what is your favorite John Coltrane album.
    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    See how wrong you are, Tommy? Randy is agreeing with you.

  23. #1373
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by chairmenmeow47 View Post
    well sean, at least it worked out for the best

    tell us sean, what is the one argument that sticks in your head forever where you wish you would have come back with a wittier rertort than you did at the time and it eats you alive to think you can't make that witty retort now that you've thought of it?
    That it did!

    Hmmmm...that is a good question. I guess I would have to say when an old GF broke up with me, and had the last word. I was so shocked by it at the time, I didn't have a good response. I remember playing the scene over and over in my head, and all the great responses I could/should have had.

  24. #1374
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by locachica73 View Post
    What was your best Christmas and why?
    The year I got my first guitar. I think I was around 12. I didn't take it too seriously at the time, but looking back, it had a huge impact.

  25. #1375
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by mountmccabe View Post
    Please discuss modern (I'm thinking last 20 years or so) covers of old blues songs. I am thinking of songs such as (these are not required and you are not limited to them) "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" by Nirvana, "Death Letter" by the White Stripes, "Hellhound on My Trail" by the Mountain Goats and so on.

    Also what is your favorite John Coltrane album.
    Oooo...good stuff.

    Coltrane. Wow. His work with Miles was pure genius (as noted previously, Kind of Blue is one of my fave albums of all time), as it was with Monk. As far as solo work, I would have to say Giant Steps, or My Favorite Things. He broke the mold with the inclusion of the soprano sax.

    Blues covers.

    I know this isn't a "classic" blues tune, but Concrete Blonde's version of "Man's Man's World" is fantastic.
    Black Keys' version of "Do the Rump" is excellent, as is White Stripes' "Stop Breaking Down".

  26. #1376
    zeezus amyzzz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Arizzzona
    Posts
    40,889

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    List a song that makes you melt with desire.
    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Because fucking millenials that's what

  27. #1377
    Coachella Junkie Pixiessp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    7,264

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Downingthief, it is very apparent that you prefer blues style guitar.
    What would be another style you enjoy and which guitarists,within this category,do you or would you listen to.
    Quote Originally Posted by insbordnat View Post
    If you're in a relationship that causes Ancestry.com to crash, it's probably inappropriate.

  28. #1378
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by amyzzz View Post
    List a song that makes you melt with desire.
    Glory Box by Portishead is pure sensuality.

  29. #1379
    old school downingthief's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, Az
    Posts
    5,540

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    Quote Originally Posted by Pixiessp View Post
    Downingthief, it is very apparent that you prefer blues style guitar.
    What would be another style you enjoy and which guitarists,within this category,do you or would you listen to.
    When it comes to songwriting, my style/preference definitely changes. Some players that I have long admired are Johnny Marr, Marty Wilson-Piper (the Church), Johnny Greenwood, Peter Buck, among plenty others.

  30. #1380
    Coachella Junkie Pixiessp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    7,264

    Default Re: Get to know your fellow board members....

    you have impeccable taste Downingthief.
    Quote Originally Posted by insbordnat View Post
    If you're in a relationship that causes Ancestry.com to crash, it's probably inappropriate.

Similar Threads

  1. Board members who make music
    By corbo in forum Music Lounge
    Replies: 197
    Last Post: Yesterday, 07:20 AM
  2. If this board had 95,000,000 members
    By Stefinitely Maybe in forum Misc. Lounge
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 07-03-2009, 08:59 PM
  3. CBM Impressions of Board Members
    By canexplain in forum Misc. Lounge
    Replies: 48
    Last Post: 07-13-2008, 10:29 PM
  4. Hey Board Members...should I or shouldn't I???
    By C DUB YA in forum Music Lounge
    Replies: 73
    Last Post: 04-09-2007, 09:45 PM
  5. PF/VET BOARD MEMBERS..... HELP ME....
    By take2andpass in forum Passes
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 01-31-2007, 04:56 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •