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    Posted: December 15 2014 at 17:56
Originally posted by zappaholic zappaholic wrote:

Originally posted by Star_Song_Age_Less Star_Song_Age_Less wrote:


There's a South Park episode in a similar vein where Timmy becomes the lead singer for "Timmy and the Lords of the Underworld."  Then Phil Collins comes along and convinces him that the band is holding Timmy back.  I laughed so hard.


"And now, I'd like to perform the complex and amazing song that won me the Oscar!  A song entitled: You'll Be In... Me!"




That song the lords of the underworlds play the main riff is actually the spirit of radio by Rush sped up
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Originally posted by Star_Song_Age_Less Star_Song_Age_Less wrote:


There's a South Park episode in a similar vein where Timmy becomes the lead singer for "Timmy and the Lords of the Underworld."  Then Phil Collins comes along and convinces him that the band is holding Timmy back.  I laughed so hard.


"And now, I'd like to perform the complex and amazing song that won me the Oscar!  A song entitled: You'll Be In... Me!"

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Originally posted by Aussie-Byrd-Brother Aussie-Byrd-Brother wrote:

I remember the line when Bart showed a natural talent for drumming and joined a jazz band, and when he had an injury, he delivered ""I was a great drummer, and now I'm nothing! Just like Phil Collins..."


^LOL
There's a South Park episode in a similar vein where Timmy becomes the lead singer for "Timmy and the Lords of the Underworld."  Then Phil Collins comes along and convinces him that the band is holding Timmy back.  I laughed so hard.

Originally posted by smartpatrol smartpatrol wrote:

Mystery Science Theater 3000, one of the best and most halairous show in history makes several referances to Rush in many of thier episodes, and in the MST3K movie they talk about an alien planet that "looks like a Roger Dean painting... they must olisten to alot of Yes here"


Don't forget Yes ("Owner of a Lonely Heart" - ok, not a proggy song, but still Yes) on mst3k. Smile The episode was "Final Justice."


And here's one that's way, way off the beaten path.  Behold the double-obscurity of Trevor Rabin, guitarist, combined with Rhythm of the Pride Lands: Music Inspired by Disney's The Lion King.  That's right - it's a sequel to The Lion King's soundtrack.. not the soundtrack to the sequel to The Lion King.  (?!?!?!)

Here are the credits for the first song:
Lyrics and music by Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin and Lebo M
Arranged by Mark Mancina
Lead vocal: Lebo M
Vocal solos: Maxi Anderson, Khanyo Maphumulo, Max ngcobo, Khululiwe Sithole and Rose Stone.
Drums: Simon Phillips
Bass: Abe Laboriel
Guitar: Trevor Rabin
Background vocals: S. African Choir, form S. Africa, and Maxi Anderson, Ron Kunene, Ricky Nelson, Rose Stone, Oren Waters and terry Young, from the U.S.

Which you can treat yourself to here:

Take my shoes off and throw them in the lake, and I'll be two steps on the water.
I keep some music here: https://www.facebook.com/JamieKernMusic
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Originally posted by Aussie-Byrd-Brother Aussie-Byrd-Brother wrote:

Always good to see you drop in, Nick!

Hope you're doing well, mate!

The episode was pretty funny, because Bart showed more talent to impress some jazz big-wigs than Lisa did (much to her annoyance!)!

Bart: "Lisa, I need you to teach me all about the world of Juzz."
Lisa: "It's JAZZ!"

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Dreamer by Supertramp was referenced in The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (yes, that film...)

and i also remember something while reading the Soul Eater manga (yes, i do that) that the title character was holding a vinyl copy of Miles Davis' Bitches Brew during some sort of flashback. i can't remember where and when it occurred, however.... Cry
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I saw on TV tonight an episode of The Simpsons where Homer was in a barbershop quartet and their career was a parody of The Beatles. I laughed so hard when Barney appeared with a tape of "Number 8" with burps LOL
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Always good to see you drop in, Nick!

Hope you're doing well, mate!

The episode was pretty funny, because Bart showed more talent to impress some jazz big-wigs than Lisa did (much to her annoyance!)!

Bart: "Lisa, I need you to teach me all about the world of Juzz."
Lisa: "It's JAZZ!"
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Originally posted by Aussie-Byrd-Brother Aussie-Byrd-Brother wrote:

I haven't seen that episode yet, but the "More popular but not as good?" line sounds a crack-up, and it's everything I love about the show! A slight cheeky little dig without being too mean!

I remember the line when Bart showed a natural talent for drumming and joined a jazz band, and when he had an injury, he delivered ""I was a great drummer, and now I'm nothing! Just like Phil Collins..."


Bart: The incredible discernible   Music man.
Buddy. I can always count on you for reaching into the Simpsons quote box and coming up with good every time.
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I haven't seen that episode yet, but the "More popular but not as good?" line sounds a crack-up, and it's everything I love about the show! A slight cheeky little dig without being too mean!

I remember the line when Bart showed a natural talent for drumming and joined a jazz band, and when he had an injury, he delivered ""I was a great drummer, and now I'm nothing! Just like Phil Collins..."


Edited by Aussie-Byrd-Brother - November 29 2014 at 17:54
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Originally posted by AreYouHuman AreYouHuman wrote:

Originally posted by zappaholic zappaholic wrote:

The episode had Homer talked into buying a bass and then forming a cover band with some other characters.  Apu was the singer but he left to take a more lucrative offer.  Homer proclaims that his band will be like Genesis after Peter Gabriel left, and Bart replies "More popular but not as good?"
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about inconsistency in character development on the show, but… It’s odd but
actually typical of Simpsons writers to throw in a detail like that about Bart
when he’s rarely if ever been shown to have any discernible tastes in music of
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Well said, but Bart did appreciate Michael Jackson. "Happy birthday Lisa!' Lol.
Anyhow. It's all pretty interesting none the less. Best animated cartoon series for me. :)
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Originally posted by zappaholic zappaholic wrote:

The episode had Homer talked into buying a bass and then forming a cover band with some other characters.  Apu was the singer but he left to take a more lucrative offer.  Homer proclaims that his band will be like Genesis after Peter Gabriel left, and Bart replies "More popular but not as good?"

Not to get into a discussion about inconsistency in character development on the show, but… It’s odd but actually typical of Simpsons writers to throw in a detail like that about Bart when he’s rarely if ever been shown to have any discernible tastes in music of any kind.  He regularly dismisses Lisa’s fondness for jazz, so it seems likely that he’d be unable to handle any music that’s more challenging than the pop music of the day.  So for him to show a preference for Gabriel-era Genesis is a little hard to swallow, but as I said, it’s rather a typical move on the part of their writers.

 

 

 

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Originally posted by zappaholic zappaholic wrote:

Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Originally posted by AreYouHuman AreYouHuman wrote:

On tonight’s episode of “The Simpsons” Homer and Bart get into an argument over whether Genesis was better before or after Peter Gabriel’s departure.  

 
I don't really watch it but I'm intrigued as to who took what sideSmile


The episode had Homer talked into buying a bass and then forming a cover band with some other characters.  Apu was the singer but he left to take a more lucrative offer.  Homer proclaims that his band will be like Genesis after Peter Gabriel left, and Bart replies "More popular but not as good?"

 
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Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Originally posted by AreYouHuman AreYouHuman wrote:

On tonight’s episode of “The Simpsons” Homer and Bart get into an argument over whether Genesis was better before or after Peter Gabriel’s departure.  

 
I don't really watch it but I'm intrigued as to who took what sideSmile


The episode had Homer talked into buying a bass and then forming a cover band with some other characters.  Apu was the singer but he left to take a more lucrative offer.  Homer proclaims that his band will be like Genesis after Peter Gabriel left, and Bart replies "More popular but not as good?"

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Originally posted by AreYouHuman AreYouHuman wrote:

On tonight’s episode of “The Simpsons” Homer and Bart get into an argument over whether Genesis was better before or after Peter Gabriel’s departure.  

 
I don't really watch it but I'm intrigued as to who took what sideSmile
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On tonight’s episode of “The Simpsons” Homer and Bart get into an argument over whether Genesis was better before or after Peter Gabriel’s departure.  

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Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

The last episode of Game Of Thrones mentioned a horrible poison called 'Manticore'. I replayed it a few times to make sure I hadn't misheardBig smile
A manticore is a creature that someone tries to kill Dany with, not a poison.
 
There is a character in the GoT books called Marillion, not sure if he's in the TV series or not.


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Originally posted by smartpatrol smartpatrol wrote:

Mystery Science Theater 3000, one of the best and most halairous show in history makes several referances to Rush in many of thier episodes, and in the MST3K movie they talk about an alien planet that "looks like a Roger Dean painting... they must olisten to alot of Yes here"
I watched the Final Sacrifice episode of MST3K earlier today and they referenced Rush and Hawkwind.
There were other episodes where they referenced Brian Eno and Kitaro, among others.
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Conan O'Brian, I think, once warned a person by threatening them with the opening riff from Aqualung. Online cartoonist Thomas K. Dye of Newshounds has mentioned Kansas and Trevor Rabin in his cartoons.
Conan O’Brien has not been very kind to prog over the years. On his NBC show, he would slam prog acts at every opportunity. On one, he makes a “joke” about Yes in which the “punchline” is basically that going to a Yes concert is not a worthwhile thing to do. On another, he referred to Kansas as a lame 80s band. I’ve always wished I could have been in the studio audience for that one; I would have yelled out a challenge to him to name even one of their songs. It would likely have gotten me thrown out of the studio, but it would have been worth it. On another, he’s going over the latest list of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, and he goes on about how years from now, they’ll be scraping the bottom of the barrel, naming Supertramp and Styx as examples. Almost paradoxically, he would book some pretty decent musical acts…such as Joe Jackson, October Project, and King Crimson, for crying out loud. (They performed Dinosaur.) Thankfully, on his current show, he’s refrained from those kinds of personal attacks.

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Originally posted by Tom Ozric Tom Ozric wrote:

Originally posted by progbethyname progbethyname wrote:

Burger King commercial plays DIO's 'EAT YOUR HEART OUT' while a fat woman eats a burger. 
Not exactly Prog but kind of shameful.
This is rather distasteful, and the ad exec who produced this rancid idea should be tar & feathered.
 

Yes. Or hung upside down and force fed BK burger after BK burger. That would really work for me, and I know DIO would high-five me for that....well maybe low-five me. He is tiny.  
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 . He is tiny.  
was. He no longer "is".



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Originally posted by Tom Ozric Tom Ozric wrote:

Originally posted by progbethyname progbethyname wrote:

Burger King commercial plays DIO's 'EAT YOUR HEART OUT' while a fat woman eats a burger.
Not exactly Prog but kind of shameful.
This is rather distasteful, and the ad exec who produced this rancid idea should be tar & feathered.


Yes. Or hung upside down and force fed BK burger after BK burger. That would really work for me, and I know DIO would high-five me for that....well maybe low-five me. He is tiny.
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