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Don't be a Lame Old Man for the Grammys Tonight!

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by vid1900, Feb 10, 2019.

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  1. Stratoholic

    Stratoholic Senior Stratmaster

    Mar 30, 2010
    somewhere
    I bet ya the grammy's work exactly like the Oscars. You win by lobbying and pouring money into the pockets of the organizers, and the voting is actually just a sham to make the general public believe it actually matters.
     
  2. pgjstrat

    pgjstrat Strat-Talker

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    My brother was considered for a Grammy a couple of years ago. He had to go in for interviews with a “bunch of guys in suits” as he says. Couldn’t go into a lot of details, but he said it was like something out of a movie. LA high-rise office building, huge board room with a long table, lots of lawyer looking dudes asking questions. He didn’t get a nomination, but the album just went Platimum.
     
  3. vid1900

    vid1900 Senior Stratmaster

    Nov 25, 2016
    USA
    Nope, 12,000 "average joe" members vote.

    It's not a committee like the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame.
     
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  4. The Strat Dude

    The Strat Dude Posy rules! Strat-Talk Supporter

    I concur
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  5. WhiteWabbit

    WhiteWabbit Senior Stratmaster

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    Ah, it’s fun as long as you don’t take it too seriously. I’ll watch.
     
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  6. nutball73

    nutball73 Senior Stratmaster

    Nov 12, 2013
    Southern UK
    Oh lame...

    I thought this thread was going to be about Liberace...
     
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  7. Belexes

    Belexes Strat-Talk Member

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    Feb 7, 2019
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    Don't watch them, don't like popularity contests. Doesn't mean jack to me.
     
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  8. Lester H

    Lester H Strat-Talker

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    Why do you know so much about it? Are you one of the 12,000?
     
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  9. ZlurkCorzDog

    ZlurkCorzDog ALSO BANNED Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 20, 2012
    Not On Cloud 9
     
  10. ZlurkCorzDog

    ZlurkCorzDog ALSO BANNED Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 20, 2012
    Not On Cloud 9
     
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  11. WhiteWabbit

    WhiteWabbit Senior Stratmaster

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    Some girl I thought was gonna be a pop star type came out with a clear strat and actually played it.. She did some tasteful call and response with some backup singers and even some tapping. :thumb: Pretty good performance. RHCP were a disappointment.
     
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  12. larscaster

    larscaster Strat-O-Master

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    Well who is he?
     
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  13. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Nitro-mancer Strat-Talk Supporter

    Sep 18, 2014
    Lewisville, TX
    Turned on and saw Post Malone and RHCP. So boring. Turned off.
     
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  14. ZlurkCorzDog

    ZlurkCorzDog ALSO BANNED Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 20, 2012
    Not On Cloud 9
    RHCP=Old guys with ugly tattoos. :whistling:
     
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  15. pgjstrat

    pgjstrat Strat-Talker

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    Check out Bishop Briggs “River”. That’s the one that just went platinum. He’s the producer, song writer and guitarist for that album. Also check out Dorothy’s album Rock is Dead. He was the producer, writer and guitarist for her also. Dorothy is bad-ass, but she went her own way and started going more folksy. Her new album is pretty lame.




     
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  16. rolandson

    rolandson Most Honored Senior Member

    My friend, the one I bought the 64 from, was up for one of these. His band performed at that year's show...

    he and I (he was the lyricist and not a performer) sat in our assigned seats and made strange animal noises at those around us until we were asked to leave. we didn't...didn't shut up either.
    i moo'd in protest. He quacked like a duck.

    They didn't get one.

    for the record...the BMI awards are much more enlightened. They don't give a best of anything. They recognize who did good by making BMI lots of money.
     
  17. rocknrollrich

    rocknrollrich Senior Stratmaster

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    Jan 8, 2016
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    I thought it was Neil Geraldo?
    Jessie girl.... etc.
     
  18. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Nitro-mancer Strat-Talk Supporter

    Sep 18, 2014
    Lewisville, TX
    Not aware of Neil playing w Rick but it's very possible
     
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  19. rocknrollrich

    rocknrollrich Senior Stratmaster

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  20. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    Read back what you typed there. Does it sound at all arrogant to you?

    No I didn't think it would - to you. It does to many of us though. :rolleyes:

    Still, it's nice that someone has appointed you as an expert on this. Was it one of the mods, perhaps?
     
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