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(102.9 The Lake)   Paul McCartney, feeling stupid and contagious, will perform with the surviving members of Nirvana to entertain us   (1029thelake.com) divider line 112
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2012-12-12 12:18:23 PM  

moistD: JPJ was a much better bass player


Ahhhh no. No no no no no no.

Ha ha ha. No.
 
2012-12-12 12:31:58 PM  
As a 35 year old who was deeply entrenched in the whole grunge seen.. No.. This is dumb
 
2012-12-12 12:32:33 PM  
*scene
 
2012-12-12 12:37:49 PM  

gilgigamesh: moistD: JPJ was a much better bass player

Ahhhh no. No no no no no no.

Ha ha ha. No.


I'm not saying McCartney is a shiat bass player, because he's not, but I'd put JPJ and Entwhistle over him. Also, Jack Bruce.
 
2012-12-12 12:40:01 PM  

Dr Fever: browntimmy: I have nothing against either band, but McCartney is past the age where he should be performing rock songs. And I don't mean old people should never play rock, even a few years ago he could probably pull it off, but the last time I saw him he sounded very grandpa-y.

ORLY?

[www.metalinsider.net image 250x287]

67 years old...disagrees with your assessment.


I guess you didn't read past the first sentence of my post. Lemmy is not very grandpa-y and I would still be happy to watch him perform.
 
2012-12-12 12:48:23 PM  

Coco LaFemme: gilgigamesh: moistD: JPJ was a much better bass player

Ahhhh no. No no no no no no.

Ha ha ha. No.

I'm not saying McCartney is a shiat bass player, because he's not, but I'd put JPJ and Entwhistle over him. Also, Jack Bruce.


I'd put McCartney right up there. Ahead of Entwistle, actually. Love The Ox, but his is probably the easiest "legend" style I ever mastered. McCartney is more melodic and will do different things. Entwistle, especially live, relied on a handful of signature riffs and fills. Pretty predictable.
 
2012-12-12 12:56:43 PM  
Oh, you Baby Boomers. Now you want us in Gen X to admit we're old too, now. Fine, you win. Again. :(
 
2012-12-12 12:57:21 PM  

browntimmy: Dr Fever: browntimmy: I have nothing against either band, but McCartney is past the age where he should be performing rock songs. And I don't mean old people should never play rock, even a few years ago he could probably pull it off, but the last time I saw him he sounded very grandpa-y.

ORLY?

[www.metalinsider.net image 250x287]

67 years old...disagrees with your assessment.

I guess you didn't read past the first sentence of my post. Lemmy is not very grandpa-y and I would still be happy to watch him perform.


But do I really need an excuse (or proper reading comprehension) to post a picture of Lemmy? I say...no.
 
2012-12-12 01:38:32 PM  
How is this COOL subshiatter, how???

Fark now needs an www.figurerealm.com tag.

/hot, unlike this line up from hell
 
2012-12-12 02:31:55 PM  
Beatle Billy to the rescue
 
2012-12-12 02:33:55 PM  
I love both bands but Paul McCartney is just a characture nowadays. This gettogether is just about the money and it's going to be horrible.
 
2012-12-12 02:44:47 PM  
Smells Like Eleanor Rigby
 
2012-12-12 02:46:38 PM  

OtherBrotherDarryl: I love both bands but Paul McCartney is just a characture nowadays. This gettogether is just about the money and it's going to be horrible.


It's a charity gig so yeah....it is about the money
 
2012-12-12 02:49:59 PM  

Waxing_Chewbacca: OtherBrotherDarryl: I love both bands but Paul McCartney is just a characture nowadays. This gettogether is just about the money and it's going to be horrible.

It's a charity gig so yeah....it is about the money


It is almost like they announced this right before to create some buzz for the event.
 
2012-12-12 03:02:44 PM  
I love Paul McCartney and The Beatles, but lets not get crazy here. JPJ was a much better bass player and was awesome in TCV.

Different types of bass players in nearly different eras. McCartney publicized the idea that the bass would carry a melody (I didn't say invented...). That is part of Penny Lane's brilliance. And yet he knew when to back it off into the woodwork to support percussion.

I'd consider them equals at least....
 
2012-12-12 03:05:26 PM  

Gunny Highway: Waxing_Chewbacca: OtherBrotherDarryl: I love both bands but Paul McCartney is just a characture nowadays. This gettogether is just about the money and it's going to be horrible.

It's a charity gig so yeah....it is about the money

It is almost like they announced this right before to create some buzz for the event.


In retrospect, that was a dumb-ass comment. Please just scroll past those comments. Thank you for your time.
 
2012-12-12 03:09:25 PM  

OtherBrotherDarryl: Gunny Highway: Waxing_Chewbacca: OtherBrotherDarryl: I love both bands but Paul McCartney is just a characture nowadays. This gettogether is just about the money and it's going to be horrible.

It's a charity gig so yeah....it is about the money

It is almost like they announced this right before to create some buzz for the event.

In retrospect, that was a dumb-ass comment. Please just scroll past those comments. Thank you for your time.


You are right though, it may be horrible. Potential train wrecks are popular in these parts and I expect that people tune in for just that reason.
 
2012-12-12 03:24:07 PM  

Gunny Highway: OtherBrotherDarryl: Gunny Highway: Waxing_Chewbacca: OtherBrotherDarryl: I love both bands but Paul McCartney is just a characture nowadays. This gettogether is just about the money and it's going to be horrible.

It's a charity gig so yeah....it is about the money

It is almost like they announced this right before to create some buzz for the event.

In retrospect, that was a dumb-ass comment. Please just scroll past those comments. Thank you for your time.

You are right though, it may be horrible. Potential train wrecks are popular in these parts and I expect that people tune in for just that reason.


I think I just have a problem with McCartney. He made me cringe even at the opening ceremonies this year. I'm trying to think of a song that the three of them play where it's not cringe-worthy and I can only think of old Beatles numbers.
 
2012-12-12 03:27:59 PM  

OtherBrotherDarryl: Gunny Highway: OtherBrotherDarryl: Gunny Highway: Waxing_Chewbacca: OtherBrotherDarryl: I love both bands but Paul McCartney is just a characture nowadays. This gettogether is just about the money and it's going to be horrible.

It's a charity gig so yeah....it is about the money

It is almost like they announced this right before to create some buzz for the event.

In retrospect, that was a dumb-ass comment. Please just scroll past those comments. Thank you for your time.

You are right though, it may be horrible. Potential train wrecks are popular in these parts and I expect that people tune in for just that reason.

I think I just have a problem with McCartney. He made me cringe even at the opening ceremonies this year. I'm trying to think of a song that the three of them play where it's not cringe-worthy and I can only think of old Beatles numbers.


Why is everyone assuming Paul would sing if they decide to play some Nirvana tunes? Derp-de-derp derp derp.

/Derp.
 
2012-12-12 03:39:01 PM  

OtherBrotherDarryl: Gunny Highway: OtherBrotherDarryl: Gunny Highway: Waxing_Chewbacca: OtherBrotherDarryl: I love both bands but Paul McCartney is just a characture nowadays. This gettogether is just about the money and it's going to be horrible.

It's a charity gig so yeah....it is about the money

It is almost like they announced this right before to create some buzz for the event.

In retrospect, that was a dumb-ass comment. Please just scroll past those comments. Thank you for your time.

You are right though, it may be horrible. Potential train wrecks are popular in these parts and I expect that people tune in for just that reason.

I think I just have a problem with McCartney. He made me cringe even at the opening ceremonies this year. I'm trying to think of a song that the three of them play where it's not cringe-worthy and I can only think of old Beatles numbers.


His monitor was off at the begining well into Hey Jude... Once it kicks in his singing improves markedly.

His singing isnt what it used, he's 70 after all, to be but everything I've heard the last few years aside from the Olympics has been spot on. As to what to sing. How about Helter Skelter?
 
2012-12-12 04:15:43 PM  

EyeballKid: TrainingWheelsNeeded: AdolfOliverPanties: Cobain loved the Beatles but he did say he thought McCartney post-Beatles was an embarrassment.

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Yes, only the most snobby elitist of hipster can dislike the sonic gold that is post-Beatles McCartney: Jet, Band on the Run, Live and Let Die, No More Lonely Nights, My Brave Face, Freedom... You know, those anthems that defined a generation. Is there anything else I'm forgetting? Oh, right...
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If hating post-Beatles McCartney is hipster, I'll take my PBR and ironic T-shirt now, please.


Uncle Albert / Admiral Halley is a brilliant piece of music.
 
2012-12-12 04:20:54 PM  
I hope they cover, "Say Say Say".....
 
2012-12-12 04:37:24 PM  
As one of the official old farts of Fark, I feel it is my duty to beg Christ to come back from where ever the fark ke's been and shoot me before I have to hear any more about Nirfarkingvana.
Cobain should have taken that hole with him.
 
2012-12-12 04:39:50 PM  

kingflower: I hope they cover, "Say Say Say".....


Wouldn't surprise me, Nirvana was mainly a cover band anyway.
 
2012-12-12 05:17:27 PM  

OtherBrotherDarryl: I love both bands but Paul McCartney is just a characture nowadays. This gettogether is just about the money and it's going to be horrible.


Seen Paul a few weeks back in St Louis. I can understand why people think Paul is sappy or soft, but he played and sang incredible for anyone who is 70. Get back, Helter Skelter, I've got a feeling...3 hrs with no breaks. The man really is something special to see. I know Grohl is a big fan, and I could see them doing Helter Skelter, Band on the run...not sure what Nirvana song they could do. Perhaps "Sappy"? Jk (Grohl playing drums on Helter Skelter would be the toppermost of the poppermost)
 
2012-12-12 06:59:49 PM  
Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Shaped Box

/borrowed from a friend
 
2012-12-12 07:24:26 PM  
Is 4th Nirvanian Pat Smear sitting in too? Somebody has got to play guitar.
I expect they will be doing more Beatles and Rockin' Oldies than Nirvana songs.
 
2012-12-12 07:36:57 PM  

BATMANATEE: Is 4th Nirvanian Pat Smear sitting in too? Somebody has got to play guitar.
I expect they will be doing more Beatles and Rockin' Oldies than Nirvana songs.


Yes.
 
2012-12-12 07:44:04 PM  

Gunny Highway: BATMANATEE: Is 4th Nirvanian Pat Smear sitting in too? Somebody has got to play guitar.
I expect they will be doing more Beatles and Rockin' Oldies than Nirvana songs.

Yes.


Oops. How did I miss that in a tiny article. Thanks.
 
2012-12-12 07:48:46 PM  
Open threadjack?

So far, it's basically just Bruce naming places.

NAME SOME MORE PLACES!
 
2012-12-12 07:55:59 PM  
Sorry Paul McCartney, but there is no way back after the "Frog Chorus". You can never be cool again.
 
2012-12-12 07:56:46 PM  
Did he mention Breezy Point?
 
2012-12-12 07:59:01 PM  
JERSEYGASM

Bon Jovi wearing no shirt and a leather jacket singing "Born to Run" with Bruce.

Somewhere, Chris Christie is cumming, shiatting, vomiting, and crying at the same time
 
2012-12-12 08:05:15 PM  
Good, I was hoping we could get some Africans to help us with our disaster relief.
 
2012-12-12 08:13:21 PM  

vudukungfu: As one of the official old farts of Fark, I feel it is my duty to beg Christ to come back from where ever the fark ke's been and shoot me before I have to hear any more about Nirfarkingvana.
Cobain should have taken that hole with him.


It's spelled "Krist" and he's been a politician in Washington state for a while now.

I hadn't heard anything about him being responsible for the shooting though. Innnnnnnntersting.....
 
2012-12-12 08:14:22 PM  
Ugh. Roger Waters. My buddy got free tickets to The Wall toir this summer. That guy is really into himself.
 
2012-12-12 08:27:55 PM  
Nothing like playing a song about the evils of money at a charity fundraiser.
 
2012-12-12 08:45:24 PM  
Adam Sandler parodying Leonard Cohen.

"YES!" -- no one, ever
 
2012-12-12 08:53:14 PM  
Aw, Courtney Love is upset about the Nirvana reunion.

Untalented skank biatch says what?

Also, apparently they will be playing a new song they wrote together.
 
2012-12-12 09:01:58 PM  

AdolfOliverPanties: Aw, Courtney Love is upset about the Nirvana reunion.

Untalented skank biatch says what?

Also, apparently they will be playing a new song they wrote together.


This is great news.
 
2012-12-12 09:38:03 PM  
This is seriously one of the whitest things I've ever seen. If you walked around NYC tomorrow, there is like a zero percent chance you would overhear ANY of these artists other than Kanye and Alisha Keys.

Eric Clapton instead of Jay-Z? Are you serious? Not a single latin artist?

It's like a concert put together by the Board of Directors from Chase. I'm sure Jimmy Dolan is somehow to blame for this.
 
2012-12-12 09:43:08 PM  

Now That's What I Call a Taco!: This is seriously one of the whitest things I've ever seen. If you walked around NYC tomorrow, there is like a zero percent chance you would overhear ANY of these artists other than Kanye and Alisha Keys.

Eric Clapton instead of Jay-Z? Are you serious? Not a single latin artist?

It's like a concert put together by the Board of Directors from Chase. I'm sure Jimmy Dolan is somehow to blame for this.


I have to image Jay Z was asked.
 
2012-12-12 09:46:05 PM  
I will say, Team Rubicon are legit badasses. True American heroes.
 
2012-12-12 09:58:08 PM  

Gunny Highway: I have to image Jay Z was asked.


Probably. He might also be a surprise guest to do "Empire State of Mind" with Alicia Keys.

There's just almost nowhere you can go in New York that would be as white as the artists and audience of this show, you know?

Imagine putting together a major benefit concert for somewhere like Memphis in 1972 and having it be all Big Band and standards from guys like Perry Como and Sinatra.

/Good to see Mick agrees with me. Heh.
 
2012-12-12 10:02:31 PM  
The Walking Dead live on AMC.
 
2012-12-12 10:48:42 PM  

Gunny Highway: Pandora's Litterbox: deanis: I bet Kurt hated the Beatles. This makes me lol.


http://www.brooklynvegan.com/img/music2/kurt-cobains-favorite-albums. j pg

Look at the second column, 5 items from the bottom.

(from his Journals).

Love all the Wipers on the list.


Wipers fans on FARK? I'd thought I'd never see the day.... I knew Kurt liked them (and covered Return of the Rat and D-7), but WIPERS FANS ON FARK?!?!?!?!

/greg is super cool, answered an email I sent him on his record site
 
2012-12-12 10:49:18 PM  
No, it's not 1968 or 1970 anymore but The Who sure sound a hell of lot better than their horrible Super Bowl set.

RIP Moon The Loon and The Ox:

2.bp.blogspot.com 

/Lucky farker Zach Starkey, getting to play those killer drum parts/songs
 
2012-12-12 10:51:53 PM  
Clapton still has style. Bon jovi still blows. Mick jagger just retired finally. Alicia keys put your cellphones in the air? Really? Ugh
 
2012-12-12 11:15:56 PM  
Kanye's skirt looks hot.
 
2012-12-12 11:19:48 PM  

JoshTheTech: Kanye's skirt looks hot.


He's also wearing a skirt. Probably from the kardashian whore's line.
 
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