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Forum: Music 20-08-2014, 05:34
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Urban Bassman
Feed The Birds is a gorgeous song. The Sherman...

Feed The Birds is a gorgeous song.

The Sherman Brothers had the ability to write great comic songs and at then have you blubbing with a fantastic heart string puller. (Not Disney but they did the...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-08-2014, 21:02
Replies: 48
Views: 2,661
Posted By Urban Bassman
My fault Yes - obviously where they have shared...

My fault Yes - obviously where they have shared rights they need to discuss. I was just so gob smacked to think somebody believed they weren't rivals for viewers. Even more so now in the days of...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-08-2014, 13:07
Replies: 48
Views: 2,661
Posted By Urban Bassman
Crazy planning, are you serious. It's a fight for...

Crazy planning, are you serious. It's a fight for viewers, always has and always will be. On the night ITV launched in 1955 the BBC killed off one of it's main characters in the radio soap The...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-08-2014, 06:55
Replies: 33
Views: 3,436
Posted By Urban Bassman
And as they have been running all the Star Wars...

And as they have been running all the Star Wars films in their fictional chronological sequence for the past three weeks, It would be extremely silly to show parts 1,2 and 3 and then say we're not...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-08-2014, 20:19
Replies: 373
Views: 35,269
Posted By Urban Bassman
I love Pointless but there are a couple of things...

I love Pointless but there are a couple of things that annoy. When they do the questions, especially things like Anagrams, they never stay on the board long enough and keep flicking on and off. That...
Forum: Movies 07-08-2014, 19:43
Replies: 110
Views: 32,706
Posted By Urban Bassman
I went with a girlfriend to see the film Iris...

I went with a girlfriend to see the film Iris when it came out. Before it started I said to her "I give it 20 minutes before Kate Winslet in fully nude"

20 Minutes - more like 20 seconds - during...
Forum: Music 03-08-2014, 19:56
Replies: 64
Views: 4,597
Posted By Urban Bassman
Also - You're So Vain by Carly Simon has Mick...

Also - You're So Vain by Carly Simon has Mick Jagger on the chorus.

Peter Tosh - (You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back (minor hit in 1978) has Mick Jagger on vocals.
Forum: Music 18-07-2014, 08:25
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Urban Bassman
My introduction to Linda was when a friend of...

My introduction to Linda was when a friend of mine had a copy of Heart Like A Wheel back in the 1970's which I loved. I bought the two greatest hits albums on vinyl but when CD's came about I went...
Forum: Music 14-07-2014, 11:51
Replies: 58
Views: 2,075
Posted By Urban Bassman
Also I always thought that Johnny's lyrics for...

Also I always thought that Johnny's lyrics for the Pistols were never given the credit they deserved. They are generally very clever and do, in a lot of cases, hit a raw nerve. Dismissed (by me) at...
Forum: Music 14-07-2014, 11:46
Replies: 58
Views: 2,075
Posted By Urban Bassman
These type of lists are always subjective. For...

These type of lists are always subjective.

For me Queen II, Quadrophenia and Led Zep II are better albums. Also Meddle (Pink Floyd) is a much more coherent and together album than DSOTM.

But as I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-07-2014, 03:23
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By Urban Bassman
Bagpuss had 13 episodes which ran for 13...

Bagpuss had 13 episodes which ran for 13 years

Andy Pandy ran the same 13 filmed episodes from 1952 until 1970 - 18 years. It actually started in 1950 but was originally live.

(In 1970 they...
Forum: TV Shows: Reality 06-07-2014, 06:15
Replies: 2,287
Views: 147,652
Posted By Urban Bassman
Sophie Thompson - Emma's sister. Works more in TV...

Sophie Thompson - Emma's sister. Works more in TV than her elder sibling but has appeared in a few films such as Four Weddings and Gosford Park.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-07-2014, 13:53
Replies: 1,178
Views: 121,624
Posted By Urban Bassman
And had to finish because the Boat for England...

And had to finish because the Boat for England was leaving. Rather bizzare as it was never going to be truely timeless.
Forum: Broadcasting 23-06-2014, 00:34
Replies: 55
Views: 4,309
Posted By Urban Bassman
But all of Glitter's hits were co written with...

But all of Glitter's hits were co written with Mike Leander. So Leander's estate (he died in 1996) would be entitled to a share of the money? He was survived by his wife and two children.

These...
Forum: Doctor Who 15-06-2014, 01:34
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By Urban Bassman
1969 - the Time Lords who exile the 2nd Doctor...

1969 - the Time Lords who exile the 2nd Doctor and change his appearance into the third Doctor at the end of The War Games.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-06-2014, 11:30
Replies: 837
Views: 92,643
Posted By Urban Bassman
Actually that is a slight exageration. In the...

Actually that is a slight exageration. In the last six shows out of 20 sofa guests (excluding music) there have been six Americans. Less than one third is hardly overloaded.
Forum: Broadcasting 30-05-2014, 02:58
Replies: 110
Views: 5,384
Posted By Urban Bassman
Miss Ellie in the original Dallas. Started off as...

Miss Ellie in the original Dallas. Started off as Barbara Bel Geddes, then turned into Donna Reed and then turned back into Barbara Bel Geddes.

As Patrick Duffy said it wasn't a case of "Where's...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-05-2014, 11:43
Replies: 292
Views: 22,926
Posted By Urban Bassman
Brilliant - I loved the fact that the rival...

Brilliant - I loved the fact that the rival restaurants were "The Jewell In The Crown" and "The Far Pavillions".
Forum: Doctor Who 23-05-2014, 19:00
Replies: 27
Views: 3,180
Posted By Urban Bassman
BBC Trailer

A small tempting trailer just before the one show tonight.

New series starts in August.

:)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-05-2014, 06:20
Replies: 98
Views: 15,009
Posted By Urban Bassman
This could be interesting. I wonder if Tyger will...

This could be interesting. I wonder if Tyger will have a different perspective because of his parentage.

Apparently both of his parents are scheduled to appear in the programme. I'm not sure I would...
Forum: Music 09-05-2014, 13:05
Replies: 58
Views: 2,163
Posted By Urban Bassman
Doris Day - Que Sera Sera. (Doris is one of only...

Doris Day - Que Sera Sera. (Doris is one of only two artists who featured in the first ever chart in 1952 and is still alive. The other is Vera Lynn)

The album chart was less than one month old when...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-05-2014, 14:42
Replies: 8,265
Views: 446,587
Posted By Urban Bassman
You really needed to see Elkie Live. her later...

You really needed to see Elkie Live. her later "pop" career does not do her justice. I first saw her in about 1971 when she was in a band called Vinegar Joe with Robert Palmer. Not only unique for...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-04-2014, 18:51
Replies: 70
Views: 2,957
Posted By Urban Bassman
Bulky yes, but the picture quality was way better...

Bulky yes, but the picture quality was way better than both VHS and Betamax, though some of the last models were a lot better. There was the added bonus of being able to record on both sides of the...
Forum: Broadcasting 23-04-2014, 15:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,563
Posted By Urban Bassman
And how did Tim Rose get a writing credit for...

And how did Tim Rose get a writing credit for Morning Dew when he didn't write the song?

Ah yes - Get yourself a smart Lawyer and a stupid Judge.
Forum: The X Factor 15-12-2013, 06:56
Replies: 182
Views: 11,062
Posted By Urban Bassman
Check out her performance at the 2011 Royal...

Check out her performance at the 2011 Royal Variety Performance where she sang the part of Christine with the singers John Owen-Jones, Ramin Karimloo, Earl Carpenter & Simon Bowman. It's mind...
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