The Mighty Musical Observations Thread

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Threw on Hugh Laurie's blues record for some background noise while working because I remembered it being pretty okay. It fucking rips, man! Apart from maybe Shatner's Has Been, are there any other vanity records by a famous person that succeed as actual music?
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Silent Majority wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 11:04am
Threw on Hugh Laurie's blues record for some background noise while working because I remembered it being pretty okay. It fucking rips, man! Apart from maybe Shatner's Has Been, are there any other vanity records by a famous person that succeed as actual music?
Hugh has two albums, which one did you listen to?
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Silent Majority wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 11:04am
Threw on Hugh Laurie's blues record for some background noise while working because I remembered it being pretty okay. It fucking rips, man! Apart from maybe Shatner's Has Been, are there any other vanity records by a famous person that succeed as actual music?
Been a while since I listened to it, but I remember ScoJo's album of Tom Waits songs being pretty good.

I saw Juliette Lewis & The Licks at Riot Fest and she kicked ass.
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Flex wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 10:00pm
Silent Majority wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 11:04am
Threw on Hugh Laurie's blues record for some background noise while working because I remembered it being pretty okay. It fucking rips, man! Apart from maybe Shatner's Has Been, are there any other vanity records by a famous person that succeed as actual music?
Been a while since I listened to it, but I remember ScoJo's album of Tom Waits songs being pretty good.

I saw Juliette Lewis & The Licks at Riot Fest and she kicked ass.
Ice-T but he started with music.

I feel like there's others I can't recall right now...

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revbob wrote:
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Kory wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 4:17pm
Silent Majority wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 11:04am
Threw on Hugh Laurie's blues record for some background noise while working because I remembered it being pretty okay. It fucking rips, man! Apart from maybe Shatner's Has Been, are there any other vanity records by a famous person that succeed as actual music?
Hugh has two albums, which one did you listen to?
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Flex wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 10:00pm
Silent Majority wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 11:04am
Threw on Hugh Laurie's blues record for some background noise while working because I remembered it being pretty okay. It fucking rips, man! Apart from maybe Shatner's Has Been, are there any other vanity records by a famous person that succeed as actual music?
Been a while since I listened to it, but I remember ScoJo's album of Tom Waits songs being pretty good.

I saw Juliette Lewis & The Licks at Riot Fest and she kicked ass.
I'll dip into those both.
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Silent Majority wrote:
19 Apr 2024, 1:04pm
Kory wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 4:17pm
Silent Majority wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 11:04am
Threw on Hugh Laurie's blues record for some background noise while working because I remembered it being pretty okay. It fucking rips, man! Apart from maybe Shatner's Has Been, are there any other vanity records by a famous person that succeed as actual music?
Hugh has two albums, which one did you listen to?
Let them Talk!
It's a banger, alright.
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Flex wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 10:00pm
Silent Majority wrote:
18 Apr 2024, 11:04am
Threw on Hugh Laurie's blues record for some background noise while working because I remembered it being pretty okay. It fucking rips, man! Apart from maybe Shatner's Has Been, are there any other vanity records by a famous person that succeed as actual music?
Been a while since I listened to it, but I remember ScoJo's album of Tom Waits songs being pretty good.

I saw Juliette Lewis & The Licks at Riot Fest and she kicked ass.
I was going to mention I've been curious about that Waits album for a while.
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It looks very roomy, i wouldn't know what to do with all that space.

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Thoughts on this year's rock hall inductees:

Mary J Blige - solid pick. She helped change the landscape of R&B in the 1990s and her influence continues to be felt.
Jimmy Buffett - he created a genre and then kept repeating it for decades. Maybe a "legacy" pick because he just croaked.
Cher - meh. She's become an icon, but is her music really that special?
Dave Matthews Band - just no.
Foreigner - there is nothing special about this band. They're a gutless imitation of the Stones.
Peter Frampton - I'm okay with this one. He had a HUGE album with Frampton Comes Alive, played with Steve Marriott, and seems like a good guy. Also one heckuva guitarist.
Kool and the Gang -
Alexis Korner - he influenced a lot of people already inducted, so yeah, put him in.
John Mayall - same as Alexis Korner.
MC5 - yes - obviously very influential.
Ozzy Osbourne - yes on this one, as well. Ozzy deserves to be in a solo artist.
Suzanne De Passe - a non-performer so I don't have much to add.
Big Mama Thornton - she should already have been inducted.
A Tribe Called Quest - top-5 hip hop group of all time in my opinion. Maybe top-3.
Dionne Warwick - I really have no opinion other than that she has a great voice.
Normal Whitfield - his work with the Temptations in the late 60s and early 70s was monumental.
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WestwayKid wrote:
22 Apr 2024, 2:47pm
Dave Matthews Band - just no.
Agreed. Should have gone in individually AND with his band AND with tim reynolds.
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