B.A.D. Observations Thread

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by NoMoreHugh » 22 May 2018, 3:53am

MarkyJacobs wrote:
21 May 2018, 7:04am
We are struggling to find observations to make about B.A.D.?
:mrgreen:

To be fair not many BAD fans on this site but clash fans that have a liken to the band because of Mick Jones.

The promotion and marketing of BAD at the time and throughout its career was just appalling (thats another observation)

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by MarkyJacobs » 08 Jul 2018, 5:26pm

Bazarboy's recently posted interviews reminded me of a lesser-known (slightly) BAD-related piece of trivia: The massive early 90s hit, the 'bootleg' version of The Source featuring Candi Staton's "You Got The Love', was made in André's studio.

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by River » 16 Jul 2018, 8:09pm

Learned a little bit today about the gigs the band did in Brazil in 87. They played four nights in Rio, August 13-16, then in São Paulo for three, August 21-23. Was able to also find via pics and videos from Mick's R&R Library, a couple sets from those nights. In Rio on one night (possibly the same gig as the video), the did: Medicine Show/Sony/Hollywood Boulevard/BAD/Poontang/Sambadrome/A Party/V Thirteen/Stone Thames/E=MC2/Bottom Line/C'mon Every Beatbox/1999. And in São Paulo, they did: Medicine Show/Hollywood Boulevard/BAD/V Thirteen/Sambadrome/Poontang/A Party/Stone Thames/Sightsee MC/E=MC2/Beatbox/Bottom Line/1999.

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Heston » 07 Aug 2018, 4:19pm

Why does Don play guitar in the E=MC2 video?
I just polished off some Low Country shrimp & grits and a mess of collards. That's a hell of a strain on the arm.

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Marky Dread » 09 Aug 2018, 2:04pm

Heston wrote:
07 Aug 2018, 4:19pm
Why does Don play guitar in the E=MC2 video?
Because he's a comical little geezer.
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by oliver » 09 Aug 2018, 2:55pm

From wikipedia. Is this right?

Leo Williams (musician)
Leo Williams, also known as E-zee-kill, is an English-Jamaican bass guitarist residing in the United Kingdom.
...
Williams also featured in the 1997 film The Fifth Element as the fuel loader of the Fhloston Paradise shuttle.
Putting a little stick about. Putting the frighteners on flash little twerps

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by sonnyburnit » 09 Aug 2018, 2:56pm

oliver wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:55pm
From wikipedia. Is this right?

Leo Williams (musician)
Leo Williams, also known as E-zee-kill, is an English-Jamaican bass guitarist residing in the United Kingdom.
...
Williams also featured in the 1997 film The Fifth Element as the fuel loader of the Fhloston Paradise shuttle.
yes

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by oliver » 09 Aug 2018, 3:00pm

sonnyburnit wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:56pm
oliver wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:55pm
From wikipedia. Is this right?

Leo Williams (musician)
Leo Williams, also known as E-zee-kill, is an English-Jamaican bass guitarist residing in the United Kingdom.
...
Williams also featured in the 1997 film The Fifth Element as the fuel loader of the Fhloston Paradise shuttle.
yes
Thanks... something to add to my watchlist :)
Putting a little stick about. Putting the frighteners on flash little twerps

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Silent Majority » 09 Aug 2018, 3:30pm

oliver wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 3:00pm
sonnyburnit wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:56pm
oliver wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:55pm
From wikipedia. Is this right?

Leo Williams (musician)
Leo Williams, also known as E-zee-kill, is an English-Jamaican bass guitarist residing in the United Kingdom.
...
Williams also featured in the 1997 film The Fifth Element as the fuel loader of the Fhloston Paradise shuttle.
yes
Thanks... something to add to my watchlist :)
It's a good film. Camp and fun and shiny.
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Heston » 09 Aug 2018, 3:34pm

oliver wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:55pm
From wikipedia. Is this right?

Leo Williams (musician)
Leo Williams, also known as E-zee-kill, is an English-Jamaican bass guitarist residing in the United Kingdom.
...
Williams also featured in the 1997 film The Fifth Element as the fuel loader of the Fhloston Paradise shuttle.
He is also in the video for the brilliant Pass the Dutchie by Musical Youth.
I just polished off some Low Country shrimp & grits and a mess of collards. That's a hell of a strain on the arm.

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Silent Majority » 09 Aug 2018, 3:38pm

Heston wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 3:34pm
oliver wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:55pm
From wikipedia. Is this right?

Leo Williams (musician)
Leo Williams, also known as E-zee-kill, is an English-Jamaican bass guitarist residing in the United Kingdom.
...
Williams also featured in the 1997 film The Fifth Element as the fuel loader of the Fhloston Paradise shuttle.
He is also in the video for the brilliant Pass the Dutchie by Musical Youth.
What a great song
Ain't no man in this land
Who gets up and works for fifty grand


www.pexlives.libsyn.com/

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Heston » 09 Aug 2018, 3:54pm

Silent Majority wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 3:38pm
Heston wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 3:34pm
oliver wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:55pm
From wikipedia. Is this right?

Leo Williams (musician)
Leo Williams, also known as E-zee-kill, is an English-Jamaican bass guitarist residing in the United Kingdom.
...
Williams also featured in the 1997 film The Fifth Element as the fuel loader of the Fhloston Paradise shuttle.
He is also in the video for the brilliant Pass the Dutchie by Musical Youth.
What a great song
101 will be along soon to tell me the original version by the Mighty Diamonds was better. ;)
I just polished off some Low Country shrimp & grits and a mess of collards. That's a hell of a strain on the arm.

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Marky Dread » 09 Aug 2018, 4:04pm

Heston wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 3:54pm
Silent Majority wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 3:38pm
Heston wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 3:34pm
oliver wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:55pm
From wikipedia. Is this right?

Leo Williams (musician)
Leo Williams, also known as E-zee-kill, is an English-Jamaican bass guitarist residing in the United Kingdom.
...
Williams also featured in the 1997 film The Fifth Element as the fuel loader of the Fhloston Paradise shuttle.
He is also in the video for the brilliant Pass the Dutchie by Musical Youth.
What a great song
101 will be along soon to tell me the original version by the Mighty Diamonds was better. ;)
Nah but you should now where they stole the intro.
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Marky Dread » 09 Aug 2018, 4:06pm

Heston wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 3:34pm
oliver wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:55pm
From wikipedia. Is this right?

Leo Williams (musician)
Leo Williams, also known as E-zee-kill, is an English-Jamaican bass guitarist residing in the United Kingdom.
...
Williams also featured in the 1997 film The Fifth Element as the fuel loader of the Fhloston Paradise shuttle.
He is also in the video for the brilliant Pass the Dutchie by Musical Youth.
Don't forget "The Don" did the vid.
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Heston » 09 Aug 2018, 4:11pm

Marky Dread wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 4:06pm
Heston wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 3:34pm
oliver wrote:
09 Aug 2018, 2:55pm
From wikipedia. Is this right?

Leo Williams (musician)
Leo Williams, also known as E-zee-kill, is an English-Jamaican bass guitarist residing in the United Kingdom.
...
Williams also featured in the 1997 film The Fifth Element as the fuel loader of the Fhloston Paradise shuttle.
He is also in the video for the brilliant Pass the Dutchie by Musical Youth.
Don't forget "The Don" did the vid.
Yep. I think he also had Leo in the retrospective vids he did for Bob Marley.
I just polished off some Low Country shrimp & grits and a mess of collards. That's a hell of a strain on the arm.

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