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on 1/31/02 5:49 PM, Stan Denski at aetheror@earthlink.net wrote:

Overrated... CA Quintet (NEVER understood the fascination with this one); Music Emporium (Seriously, on the chorus of that Buddhist chant opener try singing "Oh my God we sound like Devo, oh my God we sound like Devo" and then tell me it doesn't fit); the Stone's "Exile On Main Street" touted as the greatest rock record ever is the most unmemorable in-one-ear-and-out-the-other TOTALLY overrated record of all time

I can certainly understand someone not liking C.A. Quintet, but the LP really doesn't sound like anything else from the period and that puts it in a special category. The sleeve goes a long way toward "explaining" the music in the overall presentation. The phased drum solo is both laughable and inspiring. I really think their underrated stuff is the early 45s like "Mickey's Monkey", an oft covered tune but man what a guitar break! I love the Music Emporium dearly, though it seems to turn a lot of folk off. I guess it's that "churchiness" or something. However, I totally agree with you about Exile on Main St. A fine rock record but something like the Flamin' Groovies 'Flamingo' cuts it to shreds...KI

-- (888@roscoe.org), February 01, 2002.

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Aw go ahead! You write really well and I would personally enjoy reading you put McKay and anything else, regardless of what I think, through the TV shredder and I'd get a kick out of reading it; the kick would be dimished a bit if every overrated record was one that I put out, but come on... do it.


sistersunshine wrote: > > Wow, this really proves how subjective the whole rare/psych universe > really is. Music Emporium, Rising Storm, Index, and the Litter are > overrated? Unthinkable....to me. Then again, the line seems to move over > time: the New Tweedy Bros and the Fredric would have both been on my > overrated list 10 years ago, but time has proved them to be mighty > durable records that I'd never part with today. Anyway, might as well > weigh in with a few: > > Underrated: > > Blops-first LP (everyone seems to go for the third one, but I don't > think it comes close to this) > > Som Imaginario-2nd (generally considered far inferior to the first one, > but there's a couple of stunning tracks that top it) > > Blue Things-s/t on RCA (this has taken a ton of slack ever since I can > recall, but Val's songs and vocals are lovely) > > Famous Jug Band-Sunshine Possibilities (kinda lost in the shuffle of > COB-mania these days, but some of Clive Palmer's best work is here) > > Overrated: > > Uh, got as far as Mckay's "Into You" and decided I was walking on thin > ice.... > > -wayne > > -- > Twisted Village Records > 12B Eliot Street > Cambridge, MA 02138 > Phone: (617) 354-6898 > Fax: (617) 354-6899 > http://www.twistedvillage.com

-- (888@roscoe.org), February 02, 2002.

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