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A Miles Davis Fusion Poll, part 2

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Poll Question: Choose the best
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    Posted: January 14 2013 at 20:58
I haven't listened to these records yet, and I want to choose one.
Poseidon wants to Acquire the Taste of the Fragile Lamb
- Derek Adrian Gabriel Anderson, singer of the band Geneyesontle
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote HolyMoly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 21:01
Yowzers, those are my 4 favorites of his.  I voted On The Corner, with Get Up With It just behind.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Sumdeus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 21:04
I'm Jack Johnson -- heavyweight champion of the world! I'm black! They never let me forget it. I'm black all right; I'll never let them forget it.
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Get Up With It fo sho
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 21:46
Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

Get Up With It fo sho


Jus peepin dat shizzle.  Quotatified fo da truf.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 21:56
JJ all the way.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Sumdeus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 22:03
Originally posted by Logan Logan wrote:

Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

Get Up With It fo sho


Jus peepin dat shizzle.  Quotatified fo da truf.


i know you're messing around but i just wanna say, there are people who say "fosho" normally...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mellotron Storm Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 22:03
Originally posted by Man With Hat Man With Hat wrote:

JJ all the way.
Same here with In A Silent Way the runnerup.
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   ON THE CORNER
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 22:17
Originally posted by Sumdeus Sumdeus wrote:

Originally posted by Logan Logan wrote:

Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

Get Up With It fo sho


Jus peepin dat shizzle.  Quotatified fo da truf.


i know you're messing around but i just wanna say, there are people who say "fosho" normally...


 I use fo sho and fo shizzle quite normally, or at least quite commonly as some might say it sounds abnormal when I use it., yomesane?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 22:40
Originally posted by Mellotron Storm Mellotron Storm wrote:

Originally posted by Man With Hat Man With Hat wrote:

JJ all the way.


Same here with In A Silent Way the runnerup.


My runner-up as well.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote darkshade Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 22:51
In A Silent Way first, because **Spoiler alert** themes reappear in Jack Johnson, which should be bought at the same time as IASW anyway as the first two to pick up. Then Get Up With It.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 23:41
In a Silent Way is my favorite Miles, so gotta go with it.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Truth Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 14 2013 at 23:43
Out of these, Get Up With It, but it is only my second favorite Miles. My absolute favorite is Big Fun.

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On The Corner
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Four great albums (no Big Fun?). Get Up With It for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Neu!mann Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 15 2013 at 14:53
My nod to Jack Johnson was just even up the voting at (currently) five each...guess you'll have to listen to each of them!
 
My advice: start with In a Silent Way and move forward in chronological order. it's the easiest way to make sense of Davis' more radical later stuff (On the Corner)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote geneyesontle Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 15 2013 at 17:27
Originally posted by Bosh66 Bosh66 wrote:

Four great albums (no Big Fun?). Get Up With It for me.
 
No Big Fun because he was already in the first poll (along with Bitches Brew).
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Originally posted by Neu!mann Neu!mann wrote:

My advice: start with In a Silent Way and move forward in chronological order. it's the easiest way to make sense of Davis' more radical later stuff (On the Corner)
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Get Up With It has the most variety, this album influenced Brian Eno, especially "He Loved Him Madly" "Calypso Frelimo" is a slab of jazz funk.

"Rated X" is a forerunner to drum and bass. even some straight ahead blues rock, and smooth jazz styles are on this.
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