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Re: Something I just wanted to share with everyone

Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber?

--- On Tue, 6/14/11, Kevin Cheli-Colando <billowhead@gmail.com> wrote:

From: Kevin Cheli-Colando <billowhead@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Something I just wanted to share with everyone
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 12:06 PM

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 8:50 AM, Bryan Helm <bryanhelm@openrange.net> wrote:
> Because Todd used the "J" word-
> "Americans love jazz , as long as it comes free with brunch"
>                                                                                     Lionel Hampton
> . As to U2 (or "the ute" as I heard the late John Cunningham of Relativity once refer to them) they could barely play their instruments 30 plus years ago and they haven't really gotten any more adept at >playing their instruments or composing music since then, perhaps especially "show tunes". But I don't have to buy their stuff or listen to them against my will, so I don't care, it's just sad that it qualifies >as industry standard at this point in history. Must be time to practice...rant off.

I dunno, the esteemed Mr. Eno seems to think they're interesting and
talented enough to warrant his having worked with them for at least a
decade or so now.  I think the U2 bashing is ill considered and
actually a slight to the intended point of this thread I think.
They're very inventive for a popular band I think and I'm willing to
bet anyone on this list would have a very good time talking gear with
the Edge if they ever had the chance.

I just have a hard time with people slagging off popular musicians for
what basically seems to be the fact that they're popular; I think its


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