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Hooligan boots and new songs too
>From: "Scott Schrade" <schrade@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: Re: Hooligans vs. Ultimate Collection
>> I'm torn. I'm very partial to Hooligans,....
>I think it's funny that some of you have a special affinity towards
>certain greatest hits packages. I never developed an affinity to-
>wards a greatest hits album.
>I guess that's because I mainly made my own mix tapes from
>blank cassettes. And I still have all those.
I know your kind!
Noodling for hours with your tape machine. Dim lit room. Smoke circling
the small desk lamp. ;-)
Actually, I'd have done the same thing if I had any stereo equipment to
Parents weren't too keen on buying that sort of stuff.
I made my first venture into developing a mix tape back in 1991 during the
whole Grunge thang.
I also took a very early Burton Snowboard Video and added my own sound
Interestingly enough, not a Who song to be found.
>You'd have a tape with a few Cars songs
Ha! My first concert experience.
>So what I ended up with is this kind of musical, personal diary
>from those years of my life.
>We're in the digital age now. No
>need nowadays for my old memory-laden mix tapes. No reason
>for Kevin's old cassette copy of HOOLIGANS. Just memories.
I've still got my cassette copy of HOOLIGANS. It's all stretched from over
Shure was psyched to find a now out of print CD version in my local used CD
shop a couple years ago.
I even found one for Stu in MD.
>Boots? Repetitive? Sure. I have version after version of those songs.
>But sometimes you strike gold. You encounter a Who performance
>that you take to your friends saying, "Man, you gotta fuckin' hear this."
Yeah, I know what you mean.
Just get tired of the same old collection of Tommy songs with a smattering
of ICE and Substitute in there.
The last time I got that "Man, you gotta fuckin' hear this" feeling was upon
stumbling accross Amsterdam Journey.
Holy earth shaking performances, Bat Man!
That leads me to a thought about boots.......
When I was first starting out, I had no clue what boots were good....must
have's...and which one's weren't.
I'm sure there are many, including me, who would benefit from a short (or
not so short) list of boots that ya just got to get.
What Akronite do we know that would be qualified to contribute to that??
>> I just got a flash of adrenaline from uncontrolled excitement.
>Nice feelings, huh?
>Things seem to be moving quickly in the Who world.
>Just think, in a month we'll be critiquing two new studio Who songs.
Strange days indeed. Most peculiar, mamma. (John Lennon)
>Here's hoping the new songs (!) have LOUD guitar!
>Disclaimer: Who fans shouldn't wish. It's selfish & it's rude.
>Who are we to question Pete's genius? Let's just..........join
>together with the band.
Ok, who stole Scott's address and is posing??
Kevin in VT