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(Dangerous Minds)   Does anyone remember when Miles Davis was really into Scritti Politti? The internet does   (dangerousminds.net) divider line
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2021-01-25 5:24:01 PM  
6 votes:
You know, I'm kind of happy that we are starting to live in a world where how you treat people matters - even if you are very smart or talented. At the same time my days of being forced to consider art in terms of whether or not the artist was also a well-rounded good citizen are definitely coming to a middle. I am frequently happy to discuss societal ills and the afflictions of our species. But don't know any of these people and sometimes I just want to talk about a song or a movie on its own merits.
 
2021-01-25 4:14:15 PM  
5 votes:

Bslim: Eddie Hazel's E string: darkhorse23: Anyone remember when Miles Davis used to beat Cicely Tyson bloody when he was in a bad mood? The internet does.

Domestic abuse is a heinous act. That being said, your reminder is not at all on topic. Maybe if a humanitarian award were being named for Miles, it would be relevant.

So beating the shiat out of your partner is pretty cool with you if the beater can play an instrument.

GOT IT!


And why not, it worked for Lennon
 
2021-01-25 3:47:02 PM  
5 votes:
MILES DAVIS - Time After Time
Youtube FpZHjvFXprk


Late in life he fell in love with Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time", performing at almost every show he played.  Here's a version.

David Crosby tells a story of Miles callin him one day, "yo, this is Miles.  Do you mind if I record 'Guinivere'?  I love that song, man."  Croz gives him permission.  years later he runs into Miles and Miles is like, "yo, you wanna get high and come to my place and listent o records?"  Croz:   "do I wanna get high and listen to music with MILES DAVIS?  DUHHHH!!!!"

they go Miles' apt.  smoke up, and  Miles goes, "yo, I'm gonna play 'Guinivere' for you."

Croz says it's a 10 minute or whatever thing and when it ends, Miles is like, "what do you think?" "it's great!  a real honor."

croz in the telling goes, "but, to be honest, I ddin't hear anything that remotely sounded like Guinivere.  He shoulda just called it whatever title he liked.  That song wasn't anywhere near 'Guinivere'!"

"But that said, I like the royalty checks I get for his version. Thanks, Miles!"
 
2021-01-25 3:41:02 PM  
5 votes:

darkhorse23: Anyone remember when Miles Davis used to beat Cicely Tyson bloody when he was in a bad mood? The internet does.


Domestic abuse is a heinous act. That being said, your reminder is not at all on topic. Maybe if a humanitarian award were being named for Miles, it would be relevant.
 
2021-01-25 6:53:32 PM  
4 votes:
It makes sense that Miles liked them as the Cupid & Psyche album is a Pop masterpiece in musicianship at the very least.  A lot of people were put off by the delicate and high tone of Green Gartside's vocals but if you like his voice or can get past them the arrangements are solid with loads of Jazz overtones.  The Cupid album specifically was as close to Steely Dan as it got in the 80's.

Miles was nutty at times but he was nothing if not dedicated to moving forward at all times, it doesn't surprise me that he was able to pick out a gem among rocksz
 
2021-01-25 2:50:58 PM  
4 votes:
Anyone remember when Miles Davis used to beat Cicely Tyson bloody when he was in a bad mood? The internet does.
 
2021-01-25 5:22:28 PM  
3 votes:

rickythepenguin: Croz


Eight Miles High
Youtube 6ZAfAsN75T4
 
2021-01-25 4:11:40 PM  
3 votes:

Eddie Hazel's E string: darkhorse23: Anyone remember when Miles Davis used to beat Cicely Tyson bloody when he was in a bad mood? The internet does.

Domestic abuse is a heinous act. That being said, your reminder is not at all on topic. Maybe if a humanitarian award were being named for Miles, it would be relevant.


So beating the shiat out of your partner is pretty cool with you if the beater can play an instrument.

GOT IT!
 
2021-01-25 3:25:58 PM  
2 votes:
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/oblig
 
2021-01-26 3:36:39 PM  
1 vote:
I assume all you fine people parading around on your high horse have stopped listening to the following artists for their egregious personal behavior:

David Bowie
Led Zeppelin
Rolling Stones
Van Morrison
Johnny Cash
Chuck Berry
Jerry Lee Lewis
Frank Sinatra
Richard Wagner
Morrissey/Smiths
James Brown
and on and on.....
 
2021-01-25 8:38:01 PM  
1 vote:
Scritti Politti wrote songs that came after the main song all 80s movies finished with and played until the credits ended.
 
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