i am the walrus.
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Most people think John meant the "walrus" to refer to Paul
in the song "I am the walrus" from MMT.
BTW >>>It is also interesting to note that every complete stereo release of I am the Walrus reverts to a strange stereo mix - no treble on the left, and no bass on the right - beginning where John sings "Sitting in an English garden." The backstory: John recorded the radio clips "live" off-the-air, directly onto the monaural master recording. From that point, all stereo mixes essentially had to revert to mono midway through the song, in order to include the now-famous speech clips during the song's fade-out. <<<
1. There are many theories and for the sake of mystery Lennon denied all of them. I agree most with the theory that the Walrus was the Walrus from Carroll's 'The Walrus and the Carpenter'.
2. One of the children HOTH was supposedly Samantha Fox.
3. I know the Lennon's bought a Diesel Mercedes Benz Station Wagon while in NYC. Because of all the strange noises it made, Yoko didn't care much for it (like she should talk)(?)
1. In 1973, a dissatisfied bar owner put a bullet through this performer's amplifier ?
2. What was the name of the first choice actor for the part of John Lennon in 'Imagine' ?
3.What kind of guitar did Jimmy Page play on Led Zepplin I ?
4. What kind of amplifier did Clapton record 'Layla' with ?
(hint: it was not a Marshall Stack)
The Telecaster on Led Zep 1 is correct. Interesting because people always associate him with a Les Paul. The guitar does sound like a Les Paul on that album.
I have heard that they were Plants kids, but I've also heard that's an 'untrue' rumor. Hard to know what to believe.
I had read that the amp Clapton used for that track was a Pignose amp (little batter powered guy). Clapton walked into the studio & put it on a folding chair as his setup. Some of these 'rock and roll facts' are a little hard to verify.
I didn't think Clapton played with a Pignose until the 461 Ocean Boulevard album (listen to Motherless Children, as a great example of a Pignose).
It's a little "drier" sounding to me than a Champ, which has a strong "tube" distortion. Of course, I could be wrong.
BTW, Page of course picked up the les paul in the studio on II and III, but didn't necessarily always record with it after that (much of Presence was with a Strat, for example).
Interesting fact: don't know who the children were on Houses of the Holy, but there were actually only 2 them photographed several times!
Albert I think I know the answer to one of your questions: I am pretty sure John and Yoko bought a Packard, the only reason I know this is because the car comes to my shop. I have not seen it since last summer so I could be wrong I don't remember. But I do know it is silver/grey to tone I actually so John Lennon's name on the original registration. The guy that ownes it is filthy rich and has a whole personal car muesum full of rare and famous cars, it is a shame because only a hand full of people actually get to appreciate them. I will try to get a hold of him in the next few days and find out for sure and get the rest of the info from him, year, make, mileage(now), and I can even get the VIN.
ok, times up. bbloom came closest to the answers but not quite. here's the story:
by the late 60's/early 70's harry nilsson was recording and performing frequently in the uk. it, thus, made sense to him to buy a flat in london as a "home away...". since harry wasn't a full-time resident of the uk, he frequently loaned his flat (on curzon place in mayfair) to friends. one friend, mama cass eliott, died in his bed in 1974. four years later another good friend, kieth moon, died in the same flat, on the same bed. harry, understandably, wasn't keen on keeping his place, let alone trying to find rest in the seemingly fatal bedroom. fortunately, he was able to unload the curzon place flat, selling it to yet another friend of his, kieth and mama cass, pete towshend.
interesting "small world" story, eh. -kelly
FYI; Ry Cooder did the soundtrack for the somewhat obscure movie "Streets of Fire", a rock and roll fable. Undertaker4 was on the right track. This movie starred Michael Pare', William Dafoe, and Amy Madigan. BTW, Amy Madigan also sang a great song on "Cross Roads".
The actual soundtrack of the movie is teriffic, and Ry Cooder also played background guitar throughout. The CD soundtrack did not capture Ry Cooders music though. If you can find it the movie its great-- may be sort of sophomoric-- but I loved it so much that I recorded the whole movie from VHS tape to CD and often listen to it on my big rig. You'd be amazed at what new "sounds" you pick up when not distracted by the video. David, as no one seems to have gotten this question, do I get the votes? :>) Cheers. Craig
Answer to the question: What is the significance of the song "Buried Alive In The Blues" This song is on the album "Pearl" The unfinished "Buried Alive In The Blues"features no Joplin vocals.She was scheduled to record them on the day after she was found dead.
Kelly,you are at a BIG negative 825 now!!