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  1. I wouldn't be surprised if it was subtitled in London as well.
  2. After I read the "rainbow songs" thread, I'd recommend Rainbow's "On Stage" live album [1977] to anyone who hasn't heard that there was a band called Rainbow.
  3. Rainbow were one of the biggest bands among rock fans in Bulgaria. Actually, I was kind of surprised when I read your post and thought it was a joke - "there was a band called Rainbow"??? The band was created by Ritchie Blackmore after he left Deep Purple in 1974, before or during the recordings of the "Burn" album. He obviously wasn't happy with his role in the band (coincidently or not, "Burn" is considered the last really successful Deep Purple recording). So Ritchie Blackmore created his own band, and struck gold by getting Ronnie James Dio sing lead vocals (Dio was recommended to him by a friend who said something along the lines of "I have a singer for you who can stop a train with his voice"). They mostly sucked after 1978 (about the time when Dio left; he joined Black Sabbath in 1979 and recorded several albums with them before moving on to a solo career) and Ritchie Blackmore constantly changed the line up, but their early albums were great. They have some famous live recordings, especially "On Stage" [1977] - I'd highlight their rendition of Deep Purple's "Mistreated", with very powerful vocals by Dio. They also had a huge hit in 1980 with "I Surrender", which still gets a lot of radio play on retro radios (at least around here).
  4. For #1, I would include CCR's "Run Through The Jungle" (if you've read "The Talisman", you'll know why). Also Rainbow - Run With The Wolf.
  5. The Beatles - Let It Be (I HATE this song) Dire Straits - Money For Nothing (and this is one I REALLY HATE) Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water AC/DC - The Jack Cream - Sunshine Of Your Love Fleetwood Mac - Dreams Guns'N'Roses - Sweet Child Of Mine ZZ Top - La Grange
  6. I'm surprised no one has mentioned Mark Knopfler yet.
  7. 1) Thanks, it's Judy Garland 2) That's the problem with Tiger Rag, I have an original CD but there are no musician credits.
  8. 1) "I've got the right to sing the blues" - white female singer - who is she? I heard this one on the radio in the car last night and would like to find the song. I would call the radio if I could find on which station it was. :: 2) This one's been bothering me for quite some time and I can't seem to find the answer anywhere. Who plays the piano part in Louis Armstrong's "Butter & Egg Man" on the "Tiger Rag" album? Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
  9. Inspired from the Classic Rock thread. What was the best year for movies that you can remember (recent history)? I vote for 1994: Pulp Fiction! Forrest Gump! The Shawshank Redemption!! Leon (The Professional)!!
  10. But movies tend to get worse all the time, yes - the last really great year was 1994.
  11. Fortunately, in Bulgaria they never dub movies, they always put subtitles. They actually only dub soap operas here, I guess because the target audience has trouble reading.
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