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Jeff Beck, world's most talented guitarist, can't get a record deal ever why?

"He's hard to work with" they all said. Personalit...
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/02/24
I think the biggest issue is he's dead.
Out-of-control patrolman
  04/02/24
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Scarlet aromatic cuckoldry
  04/02/24
Pretty sure he never had trouble “getting a record dea...
Smoky fat ankles area
  04/02/24
He did. He did a couple solo albums but his supergroup with ...
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/02/24
You sound retarded
Smoky fat ankles area
  04/02/24
it flopped because it sucked. Carmine Appice? lol. Nobody wa...
Cerise garrison
  04/02/24
A lot of shit sucked but still got heavy promotion, like The...
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/02/24
The Who was actually good, though. Popular music is not depe...
Cerise garrison
  04/02/24
(constipated duck)
Fragrant hairless pistol mental disorder
  04/02/24
He wouldn't "give it up." As a result he is in hea...
Burgundy Stimulating Menage Boltzmann
  04/02/24
Have you ever read the lyrics to the first track on Cream's ...
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/02/24
Why not just record ur own shit and release it on Spotify or...
drab racy stage sandwich
  04/02/24
He was a horrible songwriter who wrote 0, not one, iconic ri...
Swollen preventive strike
  04/02/24
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5c_tIJ-Nlc
Fragrant hairless pistol mental disorder
  04/02/24
This is horrible lol. He makes Eric Clapton look like Mozart...
Swollen preventive strike
  04/02/24
you're on a roll
Iridescent heady goal in life market
  04/02/24
lol, you're fucking retarded, i get it durf, eric clapton s...
Fragrant hairless pistol mental disorder
  04/02/24
10,000% edit: if it is true that he cannot write
Iridescent heady goal in life market
  04/02/24
None of these people were particularly great songwriters exc...
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/02/24
He was so terrible he had to cover a terrible song and his o...
Swollen preventive strike
  04/02/24
He was hired labor, the same as Clapton. Remember how they u...
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/03/24
Another brutally dumb take
Swollen preventive strike
  04/03/24
he never had any trouble getting stuff out, he just never re...
Concupiscible tripping church
  04/02/24
The record industry is notoriously scammy for deciding who o...
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/02/24
yep, born to be wild is a classic because it was heavily pro...
Iridescent heady goal in life market
  04/02/24
tbf, in the 50's and 60's the mafia was literally paid to st...
Concupiscible tripping church
  04/02/24
RIght and....they're all classics now?
Iridescent heady goal in life market
  04/02/24
you have to be in the game to win
Concupiscible tripping church
  04/02/24
Promotion is necessary, sure, but not sufficient.
Iridescent heady goal in life market
  04/02/24
no, but the gatekeepers were real
Concupiscible tripping church
  04/02/24
The movie was financed with money made from the Monkees, and...
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/02/24
to some degree that was the case back in the day, but Jeff B...
Concupiscible tripping church
  04/02/24
It was so edgy of him to write objectively bad music and the...
Swollen preventive strike
  04/02/24
as far as I know he toured pretty much his whole life, dood ...
Concupiscible tripping church
  04/02/24
All of his fans were autistic boomers
Swollen preventive strike
  04/02/24
and he got to be a millionaire for playing cool shit live hi...
Concupiscible tripping church
  04/02/24
It's gay as fuck only a small number of autists liked him. H...
Swollen preventive strike
  04/02/24
I think he was fine with it by the 70's, he got to be a rock...
Concupiscible tripping church
  04/02/24
I can't imagine having to listen to that horrible music for ...
Swollen preventive strike
  04/02/24
he was playing it, fucking around on your guitar making nois...
Concupiscible tripping church
  04/02/24
If I ever made music that sounded that horrible I would be i...
Swollen preventive strike
  04/03/24
*puts Framptom Comes Alive on repeat for 50 years*
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/02/24
CR I'm not really that into rock music, and I knew he was...
orange idea he suggested
  04/02/24
nothing about musical talent entitles you to success, that i...
Concupiscible tripping church
  04/02/24
The thing to me that is insane about music is just how fickl...
orange idea he suggested
  04/02/24
Jimi Hendrix was the same as Jeff Beck, purely a technician ...
Wonderful pea-brained bawdyhouse
  04/02/24
This is demonstrably false
Swollen preventive strike
  04/02/24
No it's not. Hendrix was just used up by he time he got famo...
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/02/24
You have absolutely no idea what you're talking about even a...
Swollen preventive strike
  04/03/24
Ok fine Jeff Buck sucked. You win.
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/03/24
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Talented khaki spot
  04/03/24
His studio albums were also dogshit relatively speaking. He ...
beady-eyed liquid oxygen
  04/02/24
Always get him mixed up with Jeff Buckley
violet godawful stag film
  04/03/24


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Date: April 2nd, 2024 9:35 PM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

"He's hard to work with" they all said. Personality issues. Didn't gel with the other musicians in the band.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550018)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 9:42 PM
Author: Out-of-control patrolman

I think the biggest issue is he's dead.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550039)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:01 PM
Author: Scarlet aromatic cuckoldry



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550233)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 9:46 PM
Author: Smoky fat ankles area

Pretty sure he never had trouble “getting a record deal”

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550048)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 9:49 PM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

He did. He did a couple solo albums but his supergroup with Carmine Appice (definitely not gay) flopped, sold the rights to their only "hit" song to Stevie Wonder. Never moved to France. People said he was easy to find in London up until the end, hung out at the same bar every night. Compare to Page.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550062)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:02 PM
Author: Smoky fat ankles area

You sound retarded

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550106)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:05 PM
Author: Cerise garrison

it flopped because it sucked. Carmine Appice? lol. Nobody wanted to listen to that wankery.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550116)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:07 PM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

A lot of shit sucked but still got heavy promotion, like The Who. Pete Townshend was supposed to be a "good" guitarist but he actually sucked ass, and years later he was arrested for child porn.

The amount of music that got heavy promotion and was actually good is actually like 2% of what got promoted. Most music on the radio back then was still total shit.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550117)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:32 PM
Author: Cerise garrison

The Who was actually good, though. Popular music is not dependent on the virtuosoty of its musicians.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550162)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 9:47 PM
Author: Fragrant hairless pistol mental disorder

(constipated duck)

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550051)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:09 PM
Author: Burgundy Stimulating Menage Boltzmann

He wouldn't "give it up." As a result he is in heaven now.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550119)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:12 PM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

Have you ever read the lyrics to the first track on Cream's first album?

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Feel when I dance with you

We move like the sea

You, you're all I want to know

I feel free

I feel free

I feel free

I can walk down the street, there's no one there

Though the pavements are one huge crowd

I can drive down the road, my eyes don't see

Though my mind wants to cry out loud

I, I, I, I feel free

I feel free

I feel free

I can walk down the street, there's no one there

Though the pavements are one huge crowd

I can drive down the road, my eyes don't see

Though my mind wants to cry out loud

Though my mind wants to cry out loud

Dance floor is like the sea

Ceiling is the sky

You're the sun and as you shine on me

I feel free

I feel free

I feel free

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550125)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:14 PM
Author: drab racy stage sandwich

Why not just record ur own shit and release it on Spotify or some shit

U dontneed anything these days besides fans



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550134)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:43 PM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

He was a horrible songwriter who wrote 0, not one, iconic riff or track. He was really famous for A) being in the right place at the right time in music history, and B) having achieved some sort of technical mastery of wiggling his fingers in unique ways. Both A and B being true did not on any level enable him to make a single hit record that gelled with the general public. No amount of magazine articles about him being brilliant or lip service from others legends could make any of his tracks worthwhile. He's garbage.

His most viewed clips on all of YouTube feature him jamming with Tal Wilkenfeld with her nipples poking out. That was his overall career highlight.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550183)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:50 PM
Author: Fragrant hairless pistol mental disorder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5c_tIJ-Nlc

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550198)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:53 PM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

This is horrible lol. He makes Eric Clapton look like Mozart by comparison. I hate Eric Clapton but I would listen to that before this. I can see why JB got so deep into making weird noises with his guitar because his melodic and writing talent is piss poor. This song is a 0/10

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550205)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:54 PM
Author: Iridescent heady goal in life market

you're on a roll

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550207)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:54 PM
Author: Fragrant hairless pistol mental disorder

lol, you're fucking retarded, i get it

durf, eric clapton sucks, durf durr

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550209)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:50 PM
Author: Iridescent heady goal in life market

10,000%

edit: if it is true that he cannot write

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550201)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:56 PM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

None of these people were particularly great songwriters except McCartney and Lennon and the Byrds I guess. That's not even an original song.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550214)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:03 PM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

He was so terrible he had to cover a terrible song and his only contribution to the track was making weird noises through a wah pedal? It's funny in the comments people said he was often imitated but never duplicated. That's actually not true. No one ever imitated this lmao. Imagine David Gilmour or James Hetfield or anyone who got famous sitting around thinking I'm going to imitate Jeff Beck. Lmfao! And even other guys who made weird sounds their shtick did it way better. If you claim to like Jeff Beck you're just a lemming who read too many Rolling Stone articles.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550238)



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Date: April 3rd, 2024 1:03 AM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

He was hired labor, the same as Clapton. Remember how they used to stick Clapton in these shitgroups that never went anywhere? I'm supposed to get pumped whenever Layla comes on the air?

The same record label execs who recycled Clapton through all these "supergroups" could have offered Jeff Beck a jerb at any time, but instead Beck was forced to form his own band. Of course it sucked because all the good English drummers were taken by then, and he had to work with this clod from Jersey.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550557)



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Date: April 3rd, 2024 1:04 AM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

Another brutally dumb take

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550558)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 10:56 PM
Author: Concupiscible tripping church

he never had any trouble getting stuff out, he just never recorded popular music

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550216)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:00 PM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

The record industry is notoriously scammy for deciding who or what will get promoted. Who the hell decided Born to Be Wild should become the song that defined a generation? Why the hell do I still hear the Steve Miller Band?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550229)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:02 PM
Author: Iridescent heady goal in life market

yep, born to be wild is a classic because it was heavily promoted.

"Who the hell decided Born to Be Wild should become the song that defined a generation?"

The people of that generation did. If they did not want it to be that way, they would not have listened to it regardless of how heavily promoted it was.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550235)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:03 PM
Author: Concupiscible tripping church

tbf, in the 50's and 60's the mafia was literally paid to strongarm dj's into putting shit into rotation

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550240)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:04 PM
Author: Iridescent heady goal in life market

RIght and....they're all classics now?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550247)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:09 PM
Author: Concupiscible tripping church

you have to be in the game to win

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550255)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:13 PM
Author: Iridescent heady goal in life market

Promotion is necessary, sure, but not sufficient.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550268)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:14 PM
Author: Concupiscible tripping church

no, but the gatekeepers were real

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550274)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:13 PM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

The movie was financed with money made from the Monkees, and features a cameo of record producer Phil Spector in the opening scenes, but neither provided any music. The "groundbreaking" soundtrack featured popular rock artists including the Band, the Byrds, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and Steppenwolf.[48] Editor and negative cutter Donn Cambern used various music from his own record collection to make watching up to 80 hours of bike footage more interesting during editing.[17] Most of Cambern's music was used, with licensing costs of $1 million, triple the film's budget.[17] The film's extensive use of pop and rock music for the soundtrack was similar to what had recently been used for 1967's The Graduate, including songs been used more than once, or being adapted for the movie.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550266)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:03 PM
Author: Concupiscible tripping church

to some degree that was the case back in the day, but Jeff Beck did not suffer from a lack of publicity, he just wrote shit that was never going to get radio play, and on purpose too

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550239)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:05 PM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

It was so edgy of him to write objectively bad music and then coast on some giga boomers promoting him anyway because they were personal friends. In a way he might be the biggest Boomer of them all.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550251)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:11 PM
Author: Concupiscible tripping church

as far as I know he toured pretty much his whole life, dood got to be a millionaire for playing the guitar live the way he wanted to

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550260)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:13 PM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

All of his fans were autistic boomers

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550270)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:15 PM
Author: Concupiscible tripping church

and he got to be a millionaire for playing cool shit live his entire life, that's a win bro

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550278)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:38 PM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

It's gay as fuck only a small number of autists liked him. He never achieved a general audience of mass appeal. But he was probably too autistic himself to understand this.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550330)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:40 PM
Author: Concupiscible tripping church

I think he was fine with it by the 70's, he got to be a rock star with none of the drawbacks

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550338)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:42 PM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

I can't imagine having to listen to that horrible music for give seconds let alone for 5 decades. I have no idea how he listened to himself and thought that was okay. And how did he not get bored?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550345)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:47 PM
Author: Concupiscible tripping church

he was playing it, fucking around on your guitar making noise on drugs is fun as fuck

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550354)



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Date: April 3rd, 2024 12:16 AM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

If I ever made music that sounded that horrible I would be irrevocably depressed.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550433)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:14 PM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

*puts Framptom Comes Alive on repeat for 50 years*

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550272)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:08 PM
Author: orange idea he suggested

CR

I'm not really that into rock music, and I knew he was and have probably looked him up on Youtube a couple of times. I never was like "wow - got to hear more of this."

Literally millions of other people obviously had the same experience.

The music industry is so inherently unfair its hard for me to think there's some injustice with a guy who has 6 Grammys and is on thousands of lists about the best guitarists. Save your tears for the thousands of guitarists who are as good or better than him who know one has ever heard of.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550254)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:12 PM
Author: Concupiscible tripping church

nothing about musical talent entitles you to success, that is part of the fun of music, it's the intersection of a lot of things all at once

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550262)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:18 PM
Author: orange idea he suggested

The thing to me that is insane about music is just how fickle it is.

Elton John has 50 huge hits in teh first 10 years of his career, and like 2 the next 40 years.

Last year you have NSYNC, one of the biggest radio acts ever, reuniting after 20 years to put out a song that basically is as good as anything they did at their peak - and the song performs worse than mumble rap a TikToker recorded in their bathroom.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550284)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:17 PM
Author: Wonderful pea-brained bawdyhouse

Jimi Hendrix was the same as Jeff Beck, purely a technician and not a musician

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550280)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:39 PM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

This is demonstrably false

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550333)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:48 PM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

No it's not. Hendrix was just used up by he time he got famous. He got famous by going to Europe and getting famous over there for a while before he was repackaged and sold to Americans. By the time he was drawing huge audiences he was already burned out and pumped full of drugs. When he was doing shit like setting his guitar on fire he was legit pissed off, he wasn't trying to be musical at that point in the show.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550357)



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Date: April 3rd, 2024 12:24 AM
Author: Swollen preventive strike

You have absolutely no idea what you're talking about even a little bit. You are genuinely a fool.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550464)



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Date: April 3rd, 2024 1:25 AM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

Ok fine Jeff Buck sucked. You win.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550584)



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Date: April 3rd, 2024 12:34 PM
Author: Talented khaki spot



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47551640)



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Date: April 2nd, 2024 11:43 PM
Author: beady-eyed liquid oxygen

His studio albums were also dogshit relatively speaking. He did a million recordings that sounded better but they weren't the ones that went on the album that got promoted. The worst recording of Manic Depression I've heard is the studio version.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550350)



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Date: April 3rd, 2024 7:12 AM
Author: violet godawful stag film

Always get him mixed up with Jeff Buckley

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=5512728&forum_id=2#47550758)