[LAU] <OT> 'Sir' Elton John (a.k.a. Pennyhouse with rolls) wants to shut down the web <off topic>
badmuthahubbard at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 13:17:12 EDT 2007
I think this stuff needs to come back.
I've noticed that some of the technology opens the way for lots of
mediocrity. But I equate that with democracy. There's still great stuff
made, and the institution of art/music doesn't belong to anyone. There was
lots of putrid rock put out in the 60's and 70's that was quickly
forgotten. I guess the technology of guitar amps and Moog synths really
But really, Elton mouths off about random stuff on a regular basis. In my
professional estimation, he doesn't really care either way. People say crap
like that sitting in all-night diners in the middle of nowhere and who
cares; this is just the same deal but from someone who used to be
On 8/2/07, Vince Werber <ka1iic at prexar.com> wrote:
> Hi folks...
> Sorry but I need to rant...
> On a lark I surfed over to Matt Drudge's web site (www.drudgereport.com)
> see if there was anything new on the ASCAP lawsuits and lo and behold...
> There is a story about Sir Elton wanting to shut down the web because he
> thinks the web music people are in some way causing a problem with
> You know of whom he speaks... those of us that set up home studios and do
> recordings at home or where ever... this is a problem? Interacting is
> important I agree with Mr. Outhouse but... it's not like the music isn't
> being shared... right? And input is received...
> You read it if you like... you may read it different but...
> Sounds like Mr. Pennyhouse is doing sour grapes because his last album
> were... errr dismal... I thought his first album was a loser but that's
> just me... He inspires like a hot Vicks enema...
> Or maybe he gave a listen to some of the web music people and realized how
> much better they were doing than he... It could happen... I am sure even
> could, with a little help from his friend "Rocketman", learn to use a
> computer too... also... too also... :^O
> End of 'official' rant... <heh>
> have a good day and a better tomorrow!!!
> vince (a.k.a. the old crank) in Maine
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