Burton Cummings Tour questions

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Lukather, Apr 28, 2011.

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  1. Dillydipper

    Dillydipper Sultan Of Snark

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    Wow - only two from his last album...nothing from Plus Signs? Just 5 songs total from his solo career, 13 from The Guess Who catalog? Dude used to brag about having about 600 songs written and never recorded...I hope he gets a few of those down on tape while he's going out this time around...




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  2. ptijerm

    ptijerm Forum Resident

  3. tootull

    tootull the summer lightning cuts the sky like a hot wire

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  4. fifth beatle99

    fifth beatle99 Well-Known Member

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    My friend was telling me a couple months ago he was engineering Cummings redoing some of his hits. I guess it must have been the new live album he was talking about.
    I guess the live album is somewhat "embellished" with studio overdubs. Unless there
    was a second project where Cummings was recording old hits. Which seems unlikely.
     
  5. I wish that there was a more even selection of GW vs solo tracks but am pretty happy that there are two tunes from the most recent album.

    I don't think he's done anything from PLUS SIGNS in years...unfortunately.
     
  6. houston

    houston Forum Resident

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    I see from the setlist he did "clap for the wolfman"...but he was not in that incarnation of the group, was he?
     
  7. He was in every incarnation of the group that had any hits.
     
  8. Myke

    Myke Rock Geezer

    He cowrote the song with Kurt Winter, and Bill Wallace.
    The album Road Food was released in 1974.
    Burton didn't leave the Guess Who until 1975.
     
  9. houston

    houston Forum Resident

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    did Burton sing lead on clap for the wolfman? I was thinking he did not, but since I was wrong about him being out of the group then, I'm probably wrong on the other point :wave:
     
  10. Dillydipper

    Dillydipper Sultan Of Snark

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    That one was on Capitol...wonder if that business relationship has anything to do with it...probably just that there's so many home-runs to choose from, why make a place in the setlist for a "foul ball"...:shrug:




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  11. Ryan Lux

    Ryan Lux Senior Member

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    Just some minor fixes I'm sure, BC is very solid live.
     
  12. parkmebike

    parkmebike I'm in love with a girl...

    That's Burton's unmistakable voice on Clap For The Wolfman.
     
  13. How many hit songs did they have that Burton did not sing lead on while he was a member????

    NONE.
     
  14. music4life

    music4life Forum Resident

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    One of the most under-rated singers of the rock era!
     

  15. Got it from Sunrise Records for $11.99 minus 5% for being a club member!:thumbsup:
     
  16. Myke

    Myke Rock Geezer

    Seems fair a Canuck should get a break. Congrats. :thumbsup:
     
  17. Bill

    Bill Senior Member

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    As noted above, $12.99 at Amazon.ca for us non-Canucks. Prohibitive shipping charge, though. I used an alternative seller.
     
  18. eelkiller

    eelkiller One of the great unwashed

    It obviously is "mistakeable" for some :)

    That set list is great except I can do without further exposure to Stand Tall.
     
  19. Myke

    Myke Rock Geezer

    Holy Crap !!! Amazon Canada shipped 2 days ago, and it's HERE ?!?!?!?!?!?!? Wow !!!!!!
     
  20. noname74

    noname74 Allegedly Canadian

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    What can I say besides...Canada Rocks!

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  21. Myke

    Myke Rock Geezer

    Amen to that ! Goin' home to get it..................
     
  22. Myke

    Myke Rock Geezer

    Mastered by no less than Bernie Grundman. :agree:
     
  23. Myke

    Myke Rock Geezer

    For me, it meant the total was still cheaper than Amazon US, even with Prime, but who knew DHL was going to deliver within 48 hours ? Worth every penny of my $24.10 investment.
     
  24. hollywood66

    hollywood66 New Member

    Burton Cummings Live Massey Hall

    Just released in Canada. Pretty damn good sounding live recording by Burton and the Carpet Frogs. His vocal chops are as good as ever.
     
  25. Myke

    Myke Rock Geezer

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