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Re: Strummservations

Post by Silent Majority » 05 Sep 2017, 4:57pm

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I got a little misty eyed reading that.
Same. I remember how heartbreaking it was watching that doc and him pretty much begging people to see his show.
I think Teddy posted that the boardwalk scene upset some of Joe's friends (I think Don walked out of the screening?) because it was filmed as a gag and presented as something else.
Ugh. That's awful.
Yeah, it certainly did not come off as funny, if that was the intention.
The man deserved a better class of friend.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by 101Walterton » 06 Sep 2017, 3:55pm

What happened to the tracks Joe sent to Mick to work on that were going to be the next Clash album?

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Marky Dread » 06 Sep 2017, 4:42pm

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What happened to the tracks Joe sent to Mick to work on that were going to be the next Clash album?
Mick gave them to The Good The Bad and The Queen. ;)

I want to know what's happening to all those tapes that were being worked on that was left to Lucinda after Joe left us.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by 101Walterton » 06 Sep 2017, 5:12pm

Marky Dread wrote:
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101Walterton wrote:
06 Sep 2017, 3:55pm
What happened to the tracks Joe sent to Mick to work on that were going to be the next Clash album?
Mick gave them to The Good The Bad and The Queen. ;)

I want to know what's happening to all those tapes that were being worked on that was left to Lucinda after Joe left us.
Yep there was talk of releasing a box with demos notes lyrics all sorts.
From reading that article Mick did work with the lyrics Joe gave him but they weren't used by Meskies so what happened to them???

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Marky Dread » 06 Sep 2017, 5:20pm

101Walterton wrote:
06 Sep 2017, 5:12pm
Marky Dread wrote:
06 Sep 2017, 4:42pm
101Walterton wrote:
06 Sep 2017, 3:55pm
What happened to the tracks Joe sent to Mick to work on that were going to be the next Clash album?
Mick gave them to The Good The Bad and The Queen. ;)

I want to know what's happening to all those tapes that were being worked on that was left to Lucinda after Joe left us.
Yep there was talk of releasing a box with demos notes lyrics all sorts.
From reading that article Mick did work with the lyrics Joe gave him but they weren't used by Meskies so what happened to them???
Wish I knew mate. I expect Mick still has them. Of course they may have only been very rough sketches awaiting Mick's brilliance to put on them.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by TeddyB Not Logged In » 08 Sep 2017, 12:24am

101Walterton wrote:
06 Sep 2017, 3:55pm
What happened to the tracks Joe sent to Mick to work on that were going to be the next Clash album?
Joe gave Mick lyrics that Mick put music to. So far they’re in the vault, in the Seinfeld sense. No one knows but Mick.

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Re: Strummservations

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Inder wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:13pm
JennyB wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:03pm
matedog wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:01pm
I got a little misty eyed reading that.
Same. I remember how heartbreaking it was watching that doc and him pretty much begging people to see his show.
I think Teddy posted that the boardwalk scene upset some of Joe's friends (I think Don walked out of the screening?) because it was filmed as a gag and presented as something else.
Yes. Joe was being funny and self-deprecating. I have no Earthly clue what Dick Rude had in mind.

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Re: Strummservations

Post by muppet hi fi » 08 Sep 2017, 12:42am

TeddyB Not Logged In wrote:
08 Sep 2017, 12:30am
Inder wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:13pm
JennyB wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:03pm
matedog wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:01pm
I got a little misty eyed reading that.
Same. I remember how heartbreaking it was watching that doc and him pretty much begging people to see his show.
I think Teddy posted that the boardwalk scene upset some of Joe's friends (I think Don walked out of the screening?) because it was filmed as a gag and presented as something else.
Yes. Joe was being funny and self-deprecating. I have no Earthly clue what Dick Rude had in mind.
And I have no clue as to why people find this scene upsetting or pathetic. I've always found it, as you say Teddy, funny and self deprecating. I even think it's a noble scenario: the traveling minstrel boy doing what he does - drumming up excitement for some further and larger excitement. Am I missing something here?

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Re: Strummservations

Post by 101Walterton » 08 Sep 2017, 12:44am

TeddyB Not Logged In wrote:
08 Sep 2017, 12:30am
Inder wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:13pm
JennyB wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:03pm
matedog wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:01pm
I got a little misty eyed reading that.
Same. I remember how heartbreaking it was watching that doc and him pretty much begging people to see his show.
I think Teddy posted that the boardwalk scene upset some of Joe's friends (I think Don walked out of the screening?) because it was filmed as a gag and presented as something else.
Yes. Joe was being funny and self-deprecating. I have no Earthly clue what Dick Rude had in mind.
I enjoyed that scene. I didn't take it seriously. Joe looked like he was enjoying himself, he was always downplaying himself.

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Heston » 08 Sep 2017, 3:17am

muppet hi fi wrote:
08 Sep 2017, 12:42am
TeddyB Not Logged In wrote:
08 Sep 2017, 12:30am
Inder wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:13pm
JennyB wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:03pm
matedog wrote:
05 Sep 2017, 1:01pm


I got a little misty eyed reading that.
Same. I remember how heartbreaking it was watching that doc and him pretty much begging people to see his show.
I think Teddy posted that the boardwalk scene upset some of Joe's friends (I think Don walked out of the screening?) because it was filmed as a gag and presented as something else.
Yes. Joe was being funny and self-deprecating. I have no Earthly clue what Dick Rude had in mind.
And I have no clue as to why people find this scene upsetting or pathetic. I've always found it, as you say Teddy, funny and self deprecating. I even think it's a noble scenario: the traveling minstrel boy doing what he does - drumming up excitement for some further and larger excitement. Am I missing something here?
Totally agree mate.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by TeddyB Not Logged In » 08 Sep 2017, 4:33am

Joe’s friends were a bit sensitive after his passing and I don’t think they all trusted Dick Rude to do right by Joe. As was mentioned, Don took particular exception. I don’t think Gerry was thrilled either, despite being featured at the campfire. I can’t remember how Josh felt about it. Everyone thought a bit that Joe should be seen at that point in a shining light.

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Low Down Low » 08 Sep 2017, 7:31am

I can't relate to watching that boardwalk scene as someone close to Joe, but it never struck me to think that it might be insensitive or exploitative in any way. Even if it's staged, it strikes me as something Joe might have done anyway, for a laugh or a wheeze, or just to get some fresh sea air. I like the sense of humility it portrays and I'd kill to have been that person he handed the flyer he'd drawn with his own hand.

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Re: Strummservations

Post by 101Walterton » 08 Sep 2017, 4:05pm

I think Joe's attitude to it was summed up when that woman said I know who you are and Joe ignored it and just carried on pretending to be unknown.

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Kory » 08 Sep 2017, 5:57pm

It was sort of presented as being necessary, as if tickets weren't selling, wasn't it?
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Re: Strummservations

Post by 101Walterton » 08 Sep 2017, 7:37pm

Kory wrote:
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It was sort of presented as being necessary, as if tickets weren't selling, wasn't it?
Surely it was tongue in cheek though.

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