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Originally posted by Mats Olsson.:

Pick any one recording in history that you'd like to have witnessed first hand?

 

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Maybe the first wax cylinder recording, Brian Eno's recordings/production...
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We Are the World. No question. When else has Cindy Lauper and Huey Lewis ever been under the same roof? :D

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Originally posted by Philip O'Keefe:

Easy - Sgt Pepper. I frequently think Revolver is the better album overall, but Pepper was such a groundbreaking record, with so many classic moments that I feel it would have been great to have been there for that.

Ditto. And they were still recording on a 4 track, right? Real interesting to see them getting around that "limitation". Also, at that time, the Beatles members were pretty much still getting along and recording together.

 

Otherwise, any of Robert Johnson's recordings. It'd be freaky to see his eye light up in balls of fire as he recorded - ya know, cuz of the deal he made with the devil. :P

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Yeah I have to agree on the Sgt. Pepper choice myself, for pretty much the same reasons as Phil (and then some hehehe ;) ) :thu: Meanwhile I will hold onto the Lewishon book as the next best thing.

 

Although there are some classic Jazz performances that would be absolutely incredible to have witnessed!

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Don't remember the name of the album,but it's Stravinsky with the NBC Orchestra recorded sometime in the 50's after visiting Harlem and writing various scores of his version of blues/jazz impressions.Iv'e had many albums stolen from me or lost,but this one..........,and to see the session in person? My god.
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I was in the audience when Jeff Beck Live with the Jan Hammer Group was recorded. That's good enough for me (along with some minor recordings I played on and got paid for :D )

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I've made up my mind now. First I considered one of Kraftwerks landmark albums, Prince's Sign'O'The Times, Brian Eno's work with DEVO or Talking Heads was also awesome, or almost anything made by Frank Zappa in the 70's.

 

I wish that I was present during the whole making of Quincy Jones' Back on the Block album. A truly amazing project, all aspects considered. The album reeks talent, craftsmanship and love of music!

 

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Originally posted by Brakka:

Originally posted by Hendmik:

We Are the World. No question. When else has Cindy Lauper and Huey Lewis ever been under the same roof? :D

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I know you said "only one", but I just thought of another one I had to mention - Derek & The Dominoes' Layla sessions at Criteria, with Tom Dowd producing and engineering. Clapton, Allman AND the chance to sit and watch Tom at work? Priceless! Unfortunately, since Tom died not too long ago, I'll never get the opportunity to meet the guy - yet alone watch him work and ask him a few questions. :(
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Poinciana from Ahmad Jamal at the Pershing: But Not for Me.

My earliest recolection of a tune that made me want to play music, and piano. That one song, I think, gave me my sense of harmony and a feel for how to groove and " just let it flow" that has served me well to this day. (Another song that was seminal in the same way was Caravan by Duke Ellington)

 

And, just like a Jays potato chip, I can't name just one.

 

Beatles, yep. Motown, Chess, Brunswick. But for the real deal, here's a few I wish I was at...

Jimi "Are You Experienced" (album) :eek:

Sly "Dance To The Music"/"Stand" (album) :eek:

James Brown "Cold Sweat" :eek:

 

There's so many.

 

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