bkawak at chartertn.net
Sun Feb 13 14:40:24 CST 2005
> I gotta go on record as saying I completely disagree with this "frosty
> theory you (and Keets) are suggesting. I think you're completely
> the "However Much I Booze" exchange. Houston '75 is one of the most
> & good-humored Who shows I've ever seen - & you're making it sound like
> Townshend & Daltrey were ready to come to blows!
The only one that doesn't seem so is John (hard to tell either way really,
it's John!) and I think has more to do with him on his way to being
completely plastered. Remember he was arrested and put in jail just a few
hours after the concert.
> Roger has often, throughout the Who's live career, "introduced" Pete
> or after Pete got to sing a live number. I don't see how Pete would be
> by Roger mentioning his name.
I agree and he always did the same for John.
> And why, after Pete has to have a *lyric stand* on stage, & after he
> said lyrics, you interpret his comment of "Now I'll hand you back to the
> as some sort of dig at Roger.....I just don't understand. *He was putting
> self down & complimenting Roger.*
> Why did Moon repeat the comment later on? Just imitating Pete is my
Comic genius! Most people would have long forgot a quick quip, yet Moon
remembers making it a running joke. Roger laughs and puts him in a headlock.
Moon is the star of this show. It's too bad he doesn't have a mic, cause
the crowd couldn't hear his jokes. Then again as bad as he sings it's
probably a good thing he doesn't. :)
> I hope you're not going to suggest next that when Moon calls John a
> cretin" he was adding to the "frosty" atmosphere!
As Pete introduces John, Keith is screaming "Booo, Booo!"
When Pete mentions Boris has weird chords Moon screams "he's a weird
person!" or something to that effect.
At the end of the show John grabs him by the collar and shakes him, but they
All this was probably a normal goings on at shows. There just aren't enough
great recordings (audio & video) for us to notice it.
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