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Thread started 10/27/11 9:46pm

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Jesse Johnson was completely ignored on Leno

Did anyone else notice that?

The camera would always cut back to the nameless backup singers before it reached him.

The only time he was clearly visible was during the ride over to Monte's solo.

+ I can't say that I didn't appreciate it, but stealing gimmicks from other paisley acts wasn't very "original" to say the least. (Transitioning into Cool = Mazarati's schtick!)

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Reply #1 posted 10/27/11 9:48pm

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The only reason it cut to Monte was because he had a solo, and Terry wasn't gettin' any shine either.

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Reply #2 posted 10/27/11 9:50pm

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Agreed. And was it me or was the mix all messed up? Couldn't hear the bass, guitar or background singers properly; couldn't hear Monte's solo either.

They should have played Trendin straight up without the C-O-O-L break; that alone prob threw off potential buyers (all confused about the sudden change up).



[Edited 10/27/11 21:51pm]

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Reply #3 posted 10/27/11 9:51pm

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That's nothing unusual for the Tonight Show. In many cases, the cameras mostly focus on the singer.

It's called show business for a reason. It’s 90% business and 10% show. If you don’t know your business…you’re in trouble! ~ Johnnie Taylor / Basically, music is nothing but prostitution anyway and managers are the pimps ~ Millie Jackson
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Reply #4 posted 10/27/11 9:53pm

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Vumiko said:

They should have played Trendin straight up without the C-O-O-L break; that alone prob threw off potential buyers (all confused about the sudden change up).

Leno's studio audience probably isn't familiar with Cool anyway. Maybe they think it's part of the song. razz

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Reply #5 posted 10/27/11 9:56pm

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LittleBLUECorvette said:

The only reason it cut to Monte was because he had a solo, and Terry wasn't gettin' any shine either.

Terry had a few close-ups during the act.

Plucking away at a bass that seemed to be unplugged lol.

Monte's keyboard was 'so low' that it completely drained all of the excitement out of the solo.

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Reply #6 posted 10/27/11 9:58pm

Vumiko

MickyDolenz said:

Vumiko said:

They should have played Trendin straight up without the C-O-O-L break; that alone prob threw off potential buyers (all confused about the sudden change up).

Leno's studio audience probably isn't familiar with Cool anyway. Maybe they think it's part of the song. razz

I guess that's what I'm sayin'...to me the change up wasn't a smooth trasition from Trendin, so to non fans it must have been musically confusing.

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Reply #7 posted 10/27/11 9:59pm

Vumiko

minneapolisFunq said:

LittleBLUECorvette said:

The only reason it cut to Monte was because he had a solo, and Terry wasn't gettin' any shine either.

Terry had a few close-ups during the act.

Plucking away at a bass that seemed to be unplugged lol.

Monte's keyboard was 'so low' that it completely drained all of the excitement out of the solo.

Okay so I wasn't the only one who had a problem with the overall mix. And yeah Terry didn't look like he was really playin...looked very strange and I couldn't hear the bass at all (i had headphones on)

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Reply #8 posted 10/27/11 10:21pm

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Vumiko said:



MickyDolenz said:




Vumiko said:


They should have played Trendin straight up without the C-O-O-L break; that alone prob threw off potential buyers (all confused about the sudden change up).



Leno's studio audience probably isn't familiar with Cool anyway. Maybe they think it's part of the song. razz




I guess that's what I'm sayin'...to me the change up wasn't a smooth trasition from Trendin, so to non fans it must have been musically confusing.


Don't think it would be confussing to non fans cause they don't know #Trendin or COOL.
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Reply #9 posted 10/28/11 3:13am

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Wow. I DVR'd it and was going to watch it when I get home tonight.

Was it THAT bad? eek


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Reply #10 posted 10/28/11 6:01am

lwr001

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Wow. I DVR'd it and was going to watch it when I get home tonight.

Was it THAT bad? eek

can we now put to bed any ideas of them seeing any parts of prince live.

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Reply #11 posted 10/28/11 6:01am

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Vumiko said:

MickyDolenz said:

Leno's studio audience probably isn't familiar with Cool anyway. Maybe they think it's part of the song. razz

I guess that's what I'm sayin'...to me the change up wasn't a smooth trasition from Trendin, so to non fans it must have been musically confusing.

It was a terrible transition. I thought that they were going to just play COol and I was actually glad to hear it but they went back to Trendin (it did sound better than the album version though). It was abrupt and all it did was show lame Trendin is next to a classic like Cool.

[Edited 10/28/11 6:05am]

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Reply #12 posted 10/28/11 6:05am

runawayslave

minneapolisFunq said:

Did anyone else notice that?

The camera would always cut back to the nameless backup singers before it reached him.

The only time he was clearly visible was during the ride over to Monte's solo.

+ I can't say that I didn't appreciate it, but stealing gimmicks from other paisley acts wasn't very "original" to say the least. (Transitioning into Cool = Mazarati's schtick!)

Maybe he was hiding - I would have.

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Reply #13 posted 10/28/11 6:34am

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runawayslave said:

minneapolisFunq said:

Did anyone else notice that?

The camera would always cut back to the nameless backup singers before it reached him.

The only time he was clearly visible was during the ride over to Monte's solo.

+ I can't say that I didn't appreciate it, but stealing gimmicks from other paisley acts wasn't very "original" to say the least. (Transitioning into Cool = Mazarati's schtick!)

Maybe he was hiding - I would have.

You need to hide on here.

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Reply #14 posted 10/28/11 6:47am

dandeeland

yeah they dropped the ball on that performance. The song they were playing when they came out was SMOOTH!! Then it went into Trendin(which I do Love) but it sounded aweful. Maybe that song is not a good one to play live. I hope they play something different on the Soul Train Awards or BET awards(whichever one it is) in Nov.

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Reply #15 posted 10/28/11 6:49am

Graycap23

Video?

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Reply #16 posted 10/28/11 6:50am

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It was one gattdamn song...wtf is wrong with you mofos? Sounding like a bunch of cranky ass old ladies?
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Reply #17 posted 10/28/11 6:59am

Zannaloaf

runawayslave said:

minneapolisFunq said:

Did anyone else notice that?

The camera would always cut back to the nameless backup singers before it reached him.

The only time he was clearly visible was during the ride over to Monte's solo.

+ I can't say that I didn't appreciate it, but stealing gimmicks from other paisley acts wasn't very "original" to say the least. (Transitioning into Cool = Mazarati's schtick!)

Maybe he was hiding - I would have.

Did you join in July just to crack on associated artists? Sort of seems like it.

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Reply #18 posted 10/28/11 7:12am

Graycap23

babynoz said:

It was one gattdamn song...wtf is wrong with you mofos? Sounding like a bunch of cranky ass old ladies?

razz

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Reply #19 posted 10/28/11 7:45am

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chocolate1 said:

Was it THAT bad? eek

It wasn't bad at all, I liked it. There's always a bunch of whiners and negative people on this site, you shouldn't be surprised by that. lol

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Reply #20 posted 10/28/11 8:00am

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It's called show business for a reason. It’s 90% business and 10% show. If you don’t know your business…you’re in trouble! ~ Johnnie Taylor / Basically, music is nothing but prostitution anyway and managers are the pimps ~ Millie Jackson
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Reply #21 posted 10/28/11 8:13am

Graycap23

MickyDolenz said:

Graycap23 said:

Video?

http://www.nbc.com/the-to...11/1365078

Thank u.

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Reply #22 posted 10/28/11 8:30am

Graycap23

They still........................Cool.

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Reply #23 posted 10/28/11 9:22am

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MickyDolenz said:

chocolate1 said:

Was it THAT bad? eek

It wasn't bad at all, I liked it. There's always a bunch of whiners and negative people on this site, you shouldn't be surprised by that. lol

True! lol


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Reply #24 posted 10/28/11 9:33am

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chocolate1 said:

Wow. I DVR'd it and was going to watch it when I get home tonight.



Was it THAT bad? eek


Its not bad at all.
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Reply #25 posted 10/28/11 10:01am

sunlite

I thought it was great! Morris looked fantastic! It's messed up that Jesse didn't get much air time. That the breaks with live tv. The only bass I could hear was coming from an Oberheim synth. Jerome was the most energetic for sure! The break was cool. Why are folks so critical? just enjoy that the fellas are back togeter for awhile and doing their thang!

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Reply #26 posted 10/28/11 10:09am

Abdul

MickyDolenz said:

chocolate1 said:

Was it THAT bad? eek

It wasn't bad at all, I liked it. There's always a bunch of whiners and negative people on this site, you shouldn't be surprised by that. lol

yeahthat Sums up the org nicely biggrin

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Reply #27 posted 10/28/11 10:32am

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sunlite said:

I thought it was great! Morris looked fantastic! It's messed up that Jesse didn't get much air time. That the breaks with live tv. The only bass I could hear was coming from an Oberheim synth. Jerome was the most energetic for sure! The break was cool. Why are folks so critical? just enjoy that the fellas are back togeter for awhile and doing their thang!

Agreed.

It's times like these that I'm so grateful the internet wasn't around during the 80's because sometimes people's opinions are flat out annoying. I thought the performance was great. I cringe at all the "they should have" or "what they shouldn't have done ..." they are legends, they are living out their musical legacy while we all chat about it on here.

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Reply #28 posted 10/28/11 10:34am

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minneapolisFunq said:

Did anyone else notice that?

The camera would always cut back to the nameless backup singers before it reached him.

The only time he was clearly visible was during the ride over to Monte's solo.

+ I can't say that I didn't appreciate it, but stealing gimmicks from other paisley acts wasn't very "original" to say the least. (Transitioning into Cool = Mazarati's schtick!)

I seriously doubt they even thought one second about Mazarati lol

Prince may be the purple Yoda, but Wendy & Lisa and Eric Leeds also sit on the Jedi Council.
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Reply #29 posted 10/28/11 11:03am

wonder505

Just saw the clip on youtube. I thought it was pretty cool. Morris looked sharp as hell, loved his red jacket, jermone did a split, wow he still got it. Man can't wait to see these guys live!!!

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