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In reply to an earlier post on 6 Oct 2013 20:38:39 BDT
Greysuit says:
And for those that think they've hit the wrong thread - Não é um problema, Agradecemos o tempo para fazê-lo. Eu preciso verificar eu não estou falando de lixo também! Até logo - translates as:
Not a problem, We appreciate the time to do it. I need to check I'm not talking trash too! See you later. (according to Google).

Which doesn't move us any closer to Arthur Lee - but hey ho !!!

☺ ♫ ☺ ♫ ☺

In reply to an earlier post on 6 Oct 2013 20:50:53 BDT
Babyshambler says:
I'm struggling with English, never mind Portuguese.

A type of alcohol may be of assistance.

In reply to an earlier post on 6 Oct 2013 20:58:18 BDT
Last edited by the author on 6 Oct 2013 20:59:56 BDT
Greysuit says:
Although I will never admit it in public - my type comes from the grape - usually from the red berry - and often plenty of it (but only after a certain hour).

Having said that - the odd gallon (or so) of beer has been known to pass my lips once in a while.

☺ ♫ ☺ ♫ ☺

In reply to an earlier post on 6 Oct 2013 21:06:30 BDT
Babyshambler says:

Not the berry, but the grain. I'm partial to both myself.

Posted on 6 Oct 2013 23:31:04 BDT
RedAlFire says:
Long long time ago Babyshambler posted...

Jim Morrison to Arthur Lee

Posted on 6 Oct 2013 23:38:39 BDT
Last edited by the author on 6 Oct 2013 23:43:00 BDT
RedAlFire says:
Think is purely an aside but it shows there's history between the two if nothing else....

Originally released at the tail end of 1967, Love's third album made the UK Top Thirty the following year (and would eventually be hailed as a masterpiece) but, by then, their reputation in the US had been eclipsed by their labelmates the Doors (who Lee had convinced Elektra to sign even though they were reticent).

This rather rankled with Lee, even though he had been the one who had convinced Holzman, the Elektra boss, to take a second look at the Doors. "Jim Morrison used to sit outside my door when I lived in Laurel Canyon," Lee told the rock writer Barney Hoskins. "He wanted to hang out with me, but I didn't want to hang out with anybody."

In 1969 Lee nearly died of an overdose. "I didn't like h....n," he said, "I went a different way. Some friends of mine found me dead. Luckily, they were paramedic types who knew what to do to save my life. I mean, I was lying in the bathtub, blue."

Jim Morrison was not so lucky with his bath and overdose tableaux in Paris.

In reply to an earlier post on 7 Oct 2013 15:07:42 BDT
Babyshambler says:
Jeez!, talk about fate. Fascinating facts there Al. I often wonder, what if Jim Morrison had a lived longer, what would we have heard?

There's a club involved again in the connection, and don't forget the alcohol connection.

Posted on 8 Oct 2013 10:19:54 BDT
MC Zaptone says:
Grey, what's up with Wharfy, he didn't punt this week. That's not like him, is he ok?

Ps. Sorry to butt in guys.

(Whiskey-A-Go-Go club and alcohol, all in one and both bands played there)

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Oct 2013 12:12:53 BDT
Babyshambler says:
Simple as that MC, all yours.

Posted on 8 Oct 2013 12:33:48 BDT
Lez Lee says:
MC, Wharfy's been helping drink Fowey dry and probably forgot ;-)

Posted on 8 Oct 2013 12:39:29 BDT
RedAlFire says:
Wharfy's been helping drink Fowey dry...

another brand of cider to the collection? :-)

Posted on 8 Oct 2013 14:19:40 BDT
MC Zaptone says:
OK, folks here is a little brain tickler for you. I can't remember with C&R if you are meant to link the last answer to a new one. So, apologies in advance!

James Taylor to Abbot and Costello

Posted on 8 Oct 2013 19:04:19 BDT
RedAlFire says:
Slipping cleverly into the void....

Arthur Lee to James Taylor

Arthur Lee's middle name is Taylor. Correct!

I trust this serves? Now on to MC's....

James Taylor to Abbot & Costello

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Oct 2013 22:22:59 BDT
MC Zaptone says:
He he, pretty cool RedAl, cheers for that!

Posted on 8 Oct 2013 23:59:29 BDT
Last edited by the author on 9 Oct 2013 00:00:23 BDT
RedAlFire says:
Ayethankyou! :-)

(But please remember the rules next time huh?)

Até logo! :-)

Posted on 9 Oct 2013 12:21:10 BDT
MC Zaptone says:
Anyone on the case? It's not a simple one. Are nocheese and Carra still about this thread?
I will give a clue or two if nobody can venture a link.

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Oct 2013 12:24:14 BDT
nocheese says:
Hi MC, I'm still about, Carra pops up from time to time. Just haven't had time to give this one my full attention yet, so hold back on the clues for a while :)

Posted on 9 Oct 2013 13:13:42 BDT
nocheese says:
OK, here goes:

James Taylor played the title role in Randy Newman's 'Faust'
Randy Newman was a scriptwter on 'Three Amigos', which starred Chevy Chase
Chevy Chase was in 'Memoirs of an Invisible Man'
'Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man' starred - ta-da! - Abbott and Costello.

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Oct 2013 13:20:08 BDT
Last edited by the author on 9 Oct 2013 13:27:27 BDT
Babyshambler says:
James Taylor was married to Carly Simon, who recorded a version of, 'Take Me Out To The Ball Game', which is performed at some stage, during a lot of baseball games. A great comedy sketch on baseball 'Who's On First' was of course performed by Abbott and Costello.

Posted on 9 Oct 2013 14:45:59 BDT
Last edited by the author on 9 Oct 2013 14:46:39 BDT
MC Zaptone says:
Wow, I didn't think one could possibly link James Taylor to A&C in any other way than my links. Just goes to prove the ingenuity shown by you guys!
But I'm afraid they aren't what I'm looking for.

Posted on 9 Oct 2013 16:56:17 BDT
nocheese says:
Neither is this, I suspect, but here goes anyway:

James Taylor starred in 'Two Lane Blacktop' with Dennis Wilson; a biopic about Dennis Wilson, called 'The Drummer' has been talked about for a couple of years, and is possibly now in production, featuring Aaron Eckhart as Wilson; Aaron Eckhart also stars in a film due for release next year called 'I, Frankenstein'. Abbot and Costello were in 'Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein'.

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Oct 2013 17:27:54 BDT
Last edited by the author on 9 Oct 2013 17:45:47 BDT
Babyshambler says:
Jeez! I like that nc.

Another possibility:

James Taylor performed "A Change Is Gonna Come" in the TV series 'The West Wing', which starred, John Spencer, who was born in Paterson, New Jersey. Also born in Paterson was, Lou Costello, of Abbott and Costello fame.

Posted on 9 Oct 2013 18:49:02 BDT
Last edited by the author on 9 Oct 2013 22:16:01 BDT
MC Zaptone says:
Both wrong I'm afraid but again ingenious.

Posted on 10 Oct 2013 09:51:21 BDT
RedAlFire says:
In the film The Time Of Their Lives, starring Abbott And Costello, the rhyme 'a soldier and a sailor, a tinker and a tailor' is used.

Just keeping the tablet warm.....

In reply to an earlier post on 10 Oct 2013 13:41:32 BDT
Babyshambler says:
James Taylor recorded a version of 'My Romance', which was also recorded by the great Ella Fitzgerald, who made her big screen debut in an Abbott and Costello film, titled, 'Ride 'Em Cowboy'.
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