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Tue Jan 25 21:05:22 CST 2005
>>I like Iron Man a lot...
>Me, too. I have no idea why Pete made an opera out of a children's story
using forgotten, old artists, but he did and it works. It's a good story
with a positive message that strikes a chord in the current times of fear
I guess there were twice this many songs? Maybe that would help. If I
didn't know how this story ran, I would NEVER figure it out from Pete's
lyrics. I remember John said that Pete thought John's songs were too dense,
but it this case Pete's are too diffuse. I just can't see the ideas in
>>... the sound ain't pop or rock, it's more to jazz, blues and even gospel
>sometimes... but great songs there...
>And you forgot to mention the most significant one. Dig is the only
Townshend penned Who song recorded after It's Hard until the Entwistleless
songs of 2004 (and 2005?). I know it's hard to think of The Mighty Who
making music like that, but they did. And I think Dig has some of Pete's
most eloquent post-Moon era lyrics. It's a powerful indictment of hate,
narrow-mindedness and bigotry.
I really like the way Roger sings this on the '89 tour video, but again, I
don't think the song carries a lot of weight. I through it makes a simple
metaphoric statement and then the rest of it is embellishment on the same
theme. Where do you see that about "indictment of hate, narrow-mindedness
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