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Re: From the Inside

Post by pitkin88 » Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:20 pm

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rtbuck wrote:I remember seeing on PBS Alice, Bernie, & some guy on piano...they played Millie & Billie & I think there was another song they did that didn't make the album...I think it was on just after the album was released
The other guy was Bruce Roberts, the co writer. A snippet is on one of the DVDs, Super Duper I think.
Other song was 'Locked Up Lullaby'
that album is already ballad heavy. Probably a dud.

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Re: From the Inside

Post by padre_sliprat » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:19 am

When I attended a show on the Madhouse Rock Tour, (row 7, just right of dead center) they did not play WTMN. The show was 70 minutes and there was a song played which none of those who were with me recognized. All of us owned every AC record and knew every track by heart. The song in question was a straight ahead rocker, maybe 2 and a half minutes, along the lines of Grim Facts- and no guitar solo.

There were no theatrics during that tune, just Alice and band rocking out under a pale green wash of light - no spotlights. It was as if they were portraying a basic rock band. That was the closest he came to breaking the 4th wall during that concert.

I've questioned many people over the years about this and nobody has had an answer or even a clue as to what I'm talking about. I should have asked Brian while there was still time, as he might have been there. Maybe Steve Hunter or Davey Johnstone would recall it, but I don't have access to them.
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Re: From the Inside

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Re: From the Inside

Post by padre_sliprat » Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:35 pm

kevinuk81 wrote:All Strapped Up?
All Strapped Up was the song with the Magic Screen, wan't it? They did a chase scene around the mental hospital grounds, and Alice tossed a bomb back and forth into the screen. So...it couldn't have been that. Kevin, the song I saw may be lost to the ages.
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Re: From the Inside

Post by pitkin88 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:28 pm

I think it was called Too Much Weed or Mass Hallucination.

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Post by padre_sliprat » Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:18 pm

pitkin88 wrote:I think it was called Too Much Weed or Mass Hallucination.
Nope. Never attended a concert under any influences. We would literally go in and take notes.
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Re: From the Inside

Post by Mr.Bluelegs » Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:42 am

padre_sliprat wrote:When I attended a show on the Madhouse Rock Tour, (row 7, just right of dead center) they did not play WTMN. The show was 70 minutes and there was a song played which none of those who were with me recognized. All of us owned every AC record and knew every track by heart. The song in question was a straight ahead rocker, maybe 2 and a half minutes, along the lines of Grim Facts- and no guitar solo.

There were no theatrics during that tune, just Alice and band rocking out under a pale green wash of light - no spotlights. It was as if they were portraying a basic rock band. That was the closest he came to breaking the 4th wall during that concert.

I've questioned many people over the years about this and nobody has had an answer or even a clue as to what I'm talking about. I should have asked Brian while there was still time, as he might have been there. Maybe Steve Hunter or Davey Johnstone would recall it, but I don't have access to them.
Interesting. Was there lyrics to it? I saw that tour and remember "Wish You Were Here" thrown in instrumentally during a jam.

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Post by padre_sliprat » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:00 am

Mr.Bluelegs wrote:
Interesting. Was there lyrics to it? I saw that tour and remember "Wish You Were Here" thrown in instrumentally during a jam.
Yes, it was a standard rock kinda song, lyrics and all. Yes, WYWH was an instrumental as was It's Hot Tonight.
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Post by Spot and Jerome » Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:47 pm

padre_sliprat wrote:
Mr.Bluelegs wrote:
Interesting. Was there lyrics to it? I saw that tour and remember "Wish You Were Here" thrown in instrumentally during a jam.
Yes, it was a standard rock kinda song, lyrics and all. Yes, WYWH was an instrumental as was It's Hot Tonight.
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Re: From the Inside

Post by pitkin88 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:35 am

With everything scripted even down to Alice's comments it seems highly unlikely this happened. There is certainly no evidence to support it. I'm sure Amuk or someone would have chimed in or Renfield would have mentioned when he was talking about unreleased stuff.

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Re: From the Inside

Post by padre_sliprat » Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:11 am

pitkin88 wrote:With everything scripted even down to Alice's comments it seems highly unlikely this happened. There is certainly no evidence to support it. I'm sure Amuk or someone would have chimed in or Renfield would have mentioned when he was talking about unreleased stuff.
Just because you weren't there to give it your stamp of approval, does not mean it didn't happen. I was there. It happened. Deal with it. Your poor attempt at gaslighting doesn't change the facts.
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Re: From the Inside

Post by Dannorama » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:43 am

This era, with all of it's blemishes, is emblematic of my own strange teenage years. I have a hard time dealing with the sounds, feelings, and images from this vulnerable time in our history together. It reminds me of that guy who we all knew in high school. The one who took it too far.


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Re: From the Inside

Post by Seriously » Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:34 pm

I asked the question some years ago was there any material that didn't make the album and was quickly slapped down. I know there has to be some tracks hidden away and it would be great for a deluxe version of this to be released. :rock:

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Re: From the Inside

Post by mestreech » Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:08 am

The problem is that WB or Rhino are not interested in this. At least that's what I think.
Releasing the vinyls in color is the new hype and an easy cash-in.
Shame Alice Cooper's back catalogue is so treated, they/he deserves better. ::((: ::((: ::((: ::((:

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