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Title: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on March 31, 2011, 04:31:13 AM
Do You Believe In Magic

Lovin Spoonful - Do You Believe In Magic [Very Good(+) quality] (Live, 1965) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hh-U7sScQg#)
The Lovin' Spoonful   1965


You Didn't Have To Be So Nice

The Lovin' Spoonful - You Didn't Have To Be So Nice (The Big T.N.T Show - 1965) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbkHPkkFTfE#)
The Lovin' Spoonful   1965


John Sebastian, Zal Yanovsky, Joe Butler and Steve Boone.

Far out, man!  I bought an Autoharp when I saw this.

Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on March 31, 2011, 04:41:19 AM
Younger Girl

Younger Girl (Demo Version) - The Lovin' Spoonful (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaP1iN-PO5M#)

Younger Girl - Lovin' Spoonful (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b53EbA1NBRk#)
1965


(https://www.morrisonhotelgallery.com/images/medium/diltzLVN%20SPNFL.jpg)

Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: nyfan(41) on March 31, 2011, 07:22:32 PM
oh yeah! wcbsFM has always played them
i love 'what a day for a daydream'.. 'hot town summer in the city' .. and 'did you ever have to make up your mind'
....
but... um...
...
sorry, gotta do it  ;D
70's Welcome Back, Kotter TV Intro (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLBMMCcHoiE#)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on March 31, 2011, 07:32:20 PM
Yeah, well, new rule:  He was at Woodstock so we can negate one song.   ;D

John Sebastian  Darling Be Home Soon (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtvD1DZxcMc#)

John Sebastian - Younger Generation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qTAy5RU_m4#)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on March 31, 2011, 07:39:01 PM
Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind

Lovin' Spoonful - Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind? (Original Stereo) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzXWkz1IBLQ#)
The Lovin' Spoonful  1966


What A Day For A Daydream

Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream (1967) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzXglkS2svk#)
The Lovin' Spoonful  1967





Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: nyfan(41) on March 31, 2011, 07:44:37 PM
oh WOW that 2nd song at woodstock is beautiful!
i dont think it's on the woodstock album - instead they have j.s. doing 'i had a dream last night'
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and for the record - i love the welcome back kotter theme song !
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hmm.. i think 'darlin be home soon' acoustic live at woodstock just became my new favorite song of the moment !
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sidenote - there was a special about john lennon's jukebox on pbs and one of the songs was lovin spoonful do u believe in magic.. they interviewed john sebastian and he was showing how he based the chords off Heatwave by martha and the vandellas
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on March 31, 2011, 07:51:40 PM
Nashville Cats

Lovin' Spoonful - Nashville Cats (1967) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg8uWTxlNlI#)
Lovin' Spoonful  1967
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on March 31, 2011, 07:54:40 PM
^

...got these real Nashville cats doin' it too...

Homer & Jethro - Nashville Cats (with Johnny Cash) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SA86eGy6n0w#)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on March 31, 2011, 08:02:55 PM
They were even on Shindig!...

Lovin' Spoonful on SHINDIG! (1965) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3rAvEKuETA#)
...with the Shindig! Dancers   ;D
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: nyfan(41) on March 31, 2011, 08:14:22 PM
ok, just listened to 'darling be home soon' :
the studio version by lovin spoonful
a cover by the association
a cover by joe cocker
a cover by bobby darrin
a cover by allison crowe
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none had what that solo woodstock performance had
john sebastion wrote a beautiful song  ;yes
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this cover is my second choice - these guys do it right !
YEAAAHHHHHHHHHH  :-X
Slade - Darlin Be Home Soon (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxFFBIKAi1A#)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on March 31, 2011, 08:32:10 PM
I saw John Sebastian live in June, 1969.  He did Darling Be Home Soon and Younger Generation and, yes, we were floored by those two songs.  They were perfect for the time, perfect for Woodstock and perfect for all time.
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on March 31, 2011, 11:14:09 PM
ok, just listened to 'darling be home soon' :
the studio version by lovin spoonful
a cover by the association
a cover by joe cocker
a cover by bobby darrin
a cover by allison crowe
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none had what that solo woodstock performance had
john sebastion wrote a beautiful song  ;yes


He was singing to a half a million people...


(http://i54.tinypic.com/2v1vk3p.jpg)


Far out, man!    ;D
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 01, 2011, 12:02:35 AM
The formation of The Lovin' Spoonful is recounted in The Mamas and The Papas' Creeque Alley:

John and Mitchy were getting kind of itchy
Just to leave the folk music behind
Zal and Denny, working for a penny
Trying to get a fish on the line
In a coffee house Sebastian sat
And after every number they'd pass the hat
McGuinn and McGuire's just a-getting higher
In L.A., you know where that's at
And no one's getting fat except Mama Cass

Zally said, Denny, you know there aren't many
Who can sing a song the way that you do, let's go south
Denny said Zally, golly, don't you think that I wish
I could play guitar like you
Zal, Denny and Sebastian sat, at the Night Owl
And after every number they'd pass the hat
McGuinn and McGuire's still a-gettin' higher
In L.A., you know where that's at
And no one's getting fat except Mama Cass

When Cass was a sophomore, planned to go to Swarthmore
But she changed her mind one day
Standing on the turnpike, thumb out to hitch hike
Take her to New York right away
When Denny met Cass he gave her love bumps
Called John and Zal and that was the Mugwumps
McGuinn and McGuire couldn't get no higher
But that's what they were aiming at
And no one's getting fat except Mama Cass

Mugwumps, high jumps, low slumps, big bumps
Don't you work as hard as you play
Make up, break up, everything you shake up
Guess it had to be that way
Sebastian and Zal formed the Spoonful
Michelle, John, and Denny getting very tuneful
McGuinn and McGuire just a-catching fire
In L.A., you know where that's at
And everybody's getting fat except Mama Cass



(http://www.maggiesfarm.eu/mamasabdpapas/mugw.jpg)

Zal Yanovsky, Jim Hendricks, Cass Elliot and Denny Doherty   Recorded in 1964
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 01, 2011, 12:34:02 AM
The Mamas & The Papas...

(http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/_/35366573/The+Mamas++The+Papas+MamasPapas.jpg)

John Phillips, Cass Elliot, Michelle Phillips and Denny Doherty
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 01, 2011, 12:39:10 AM
(http://whenyouawake.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/tumblr_l9kx07BfIJ1qazyo3o1_500-1.jpg)

Terry Southern, John Sebastian and Bob Dylan
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 01, 2011, 12:43:32 AM
(https://www.morrisonhotelgallery.com/images/medium/diltzLVN%20SPNFL.jpg)

Zal Yanovsky, Joe Butler, John Sebastian and Steve Boone
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: MusicAngell on April 01, 2011, 01:28:14 PM
oh yeah! wcbsFM has always played them
i love 'what a day for a daydream'.. 'hot town summer in the city' .. and 'did you ever have to make up your mind'
....
but... um...
...
sorry, gotta do it  ;D
70's Welcome Back, Kotter TV Intro ([url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLBMMCcHoiE#[/url])


What a great memory--- aaaah those good ol days!
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: nyfan(41) on April 02, 2011, 01:08:11 AM
The Lovin Spoonful Darlin Be Home Soon (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qCezXycdkE#)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 01:28:19 AM
^

You really like that song, huh?  ;)

Well, so do I.  Thank you for posting that video, nyfan.  But even that one doesn't come close to his solo performance at Woodstock...

(http://blog.limewire.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/johnseb.jpg)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 01:38:50 AM
(http://www.rockyroberts.com/img/woodstock.jpg)

(http://rock-t.info/image/Woodstock/John%20Sebastian_woodstock.jpg)

(http://jmeshel.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/sebastian2.jpg)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 01:42:59 AM
This song was big in the summer of 1966...

Summer In The City...

The Lovin Spoonful - Summer In The City (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXos3qQPrw4#)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: nyfan(41) on April 02, 2011, 01:48:11 AM
yeah i really do like that song
watched that woodstock clip a whole bunch of times since you posted
he misses part of the first chorus which kind of makes the song better to me....
the time signature or meter of the song is really unusual and that missed lyric adds to the uniqueness
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if i'm to believe youtube comments, john sebastion was a last minute decision to peform that day and kind of unpracticed
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as i said - the live slade version is my second favorite so far - definitely worth watching! i'd never known any slade till now. really good stuff
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as far as that lovin /darlinbehomesoon clip...it may be from ed sullivan
alot of people were utube commenting on the guitarist zal who gets a little annoying with his ham-iash antics goofing around mouthing the words etc
kind of wacky folk/hippie-ish freak like behavior youd expect....
arguabley detracts from the clip , ,
some people commented that he intentionally was protesting the soft direction the group was going in ... away from the jug bands roots
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went on to read that zal got busted for pot and turned in his supplier to avoid getting deported to canada
after he became a snitch everyone in the music business shunned him and appartently it played a major role in the lovin spoonful's dissolution

Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 01:49:57 AM
Summer In The City was #1 on The Billboard Hot 100 that summer.

They had a #2 hit a few months before with Daydream...

Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hB9XiOBR5i0#noexternalembed)

Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: nyfan(41) on April 02, 2011, 01:56:36 AM
i had them pigeonholed in as a folk rock onetrick pony...
but in truth they really hit on many different sounds
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do you believe in magic DOES have a motown groove
summer in the city could pass for blood sweat and tears!
daydream sounds like the turtles or munjo jerry
and darlin be home soon could pass for the association!
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 01:57:24 AM
A half-million people can be a bit distracting, I guess.  But yes, that's what made his solo performance at Woodstock memorable.

That was Zal, always the clown.

Zal Yanovsky - Canadian Music Hall of Fame (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ldJ36UFtNI#)

John Sebastian and Zal Yanovsky - Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqyWDoMbuDk#ws)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 02:11:46 AM
i had them pigeonholed in as a folk rock onetrick pony...
but in truth they really hit on many different sounds
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do you believe in magic DOES have a motown groove
summer in the city could pass for blood sweat and tears!
daydream sounds like the turtles or munjo jerry
and darlin be home soon could pass for the association!

Yes, The Lovin' Spoonful was folk, folk-rock, jug band, and Country & Western.  John Sebastian described their styles as "good-time music."
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 02:21:53 AM
You Didn't Have To Be So Nice was my favorite.  When I saw John Sebastian playing the autoharp on that one, I knew I had to get me one of those.

I mean what other group featured an autoharp player?  It was neat how he rested his head against the instrument and swayed as he strummed the bridge.

(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_jX9QklC3G4E/TCqxjkZVSSI/AAAAAAAACwo/fysOVxdeLlM/s1600/12541_166464493213_108216603213_2964337_3302947_n.jpg)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 02:26:57 AM
It's an easy instrument to learn.  There were even instructional videos with John Sebastian put out by Homespun Tapes...

(http://i43.tower.com/images/mm107013870/dvd-learn-play-autoharp-john-sebastian-cover-art.jpg)

...and today they're on DVD.
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: nyfan(41) on April 02, 2011, 02:27:42 AM
so not even facing time... just facing deportation... to canada
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let me get this straight -
this is mr. antiestablishment folk counterculture hippie
son of a radical left wing political cartoonist in canada
went to live on a kibbutz in israel
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and u step in one small puddle and turn into a snitch
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sorry HG - he may play guitar good or yuck it up onstage
but plenty of people have no respect for a move like that
and in fact this canadian man was run out of the the music business in shame
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: nyfan(41) on April 02, 2011, 02:28:47 AM
 ha2ha
rock out with that autoharp HelloGoodbye!  ;yes ;D
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 02:36:25 AM
Unfortunately, that's how he'll be remembered, nyfan.  He was already ill when he was honored in that clip.  You can see that all that silliness was gone.  It was a poignant moment.
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 02:40:27 AM
ha2ha
rock out with that autoharp HelloGoodbye!  ;yes ;D

Right!  All I can play on it is You Didn't Have To Be So Nice, Do You Believe In Magic, Nashville Cats and Three Blind Mice.   ha2ha
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 02:44:44 AM
Oh wait!  I can play Daydream on it too.   ;D
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 02:59:34 AM
(http://www.rockpalace.com/gfx_productcode/106406/Oscar-Schmidt-OS10015-Autoharp.jpg)

Oscar Schmidt OS100

One groovy axe!   ;D
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 04:38:55 AM
...and today they're on DVD.


Learn to Play Autoharp by John Sebastian (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wvIbG1Plzg#)

He kind of looks like an accountant there.
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 05:54:05 AM
ha2ha
rock out with that autoharp HelloGoodbye!  ;yes ;D


You can easily do that with an autoharp.  I don't know what the problem was with these Hullabaloo dancers...

Lovin Spoonful - Do You Believe In Magic (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zra0Br1NK5c#)



...but these Hollywood a Go Go dancers knew how to get it on...

Lovin' Spoonful - Do You Believe In Magic (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKyGyH9mWHk#)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 06:48:34 AM
Younger Girl didn't make the Hot 100 in 1965

Younger Girl - Lovin' Spoonful (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b53EbA1NBRk#)

Maybe it was the autoharp.   ;D



But The Critters had a hit with it in 1966...

Younger Girl - Critters (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mowjan6YCgs#)

...go figure!
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 06:52:16 AM
Oh yeah, just remembered, I can play Younger Girl on the autoharp too.  I gotta dust that thing off.  My repertoire is bigger than I thought.

 ;D

Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 07:07:35 AM
A sad song from 1966...

Didn't Want To Have To Do It- The Lovin Spoonful- 1966 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfqwx7pMsqs#)



Cass Elliot recorded it too...

Cass Elliot & The Lovin Spoonfull - Didn't want to have to do it (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RA3ZowJIMc#noexternalembed)

I think it was one of the first songs John Sebastian wrote.
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: nyfan(41) on April 02, 2011, 04:53:07 PM
i had them pigeonholed in as a folk rock onetrick pony...

didnt know it when i wrote that... but apparently the original line up of lovin spoonful reunited for the 1980 Paul Simon movie One Trick Pony. lol
couldn't find a clip though
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also, did you know that john sebastian played harmonica on roadhouse blues by the doors?
also, did you know that his godmother is ethyl from the i love lucy show? (vivian vance)
he's from right here in greenwich village and
and
and
..
and he wrote and sang this too ! the horns are awesome
Care Bears Family Opening Credits (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jA6YBXaPItg#noexternalembed)
wikipedia is a great/awful thing  :-\ ha2ha
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 02, 2011, 09:47:54 PM
he's from right here in greenwich village


The Mamas & The Papas - Creeque Alley (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjJlgFBjJ6s#)

Zal, Denny and Sebastian sat, at the Night Owl
And after every number they'd pass the hat



(http://i56.tinypic.com/hte6hz.jpg)

The Night Owl Cafe
118 West 3rd Street between Macdougal Street and Sixth Avenue
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: nyfan(41) on April 02, 2011, 11:53:18 PM

The Night Owl Cafe
118 West 3rd Street between Macdougal Street and Sixth Avenue


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that's bleeker bob's golden oldies record shop now
hey...... better than a starbucks lol
(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2081/2192538225_91e2361982.jpg)
they have loads of oldies and rarities
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 03, 2011, 12:08:30 AM
Here are a couple of websites which offer a history of The Night Owl Cafe:

http://streetsyoucrossed.blogspot.com/2005/08/give-hoot.html (http://streetsyoucrossed.blogspot.com/2005/08/give-hoot.html)

http://www.petersando.com/mem14.html (http://www.petersando.com/mem14.html)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 03, 2011, 02:18:05 AM
Here's a pretty love song by John Sebastian...

She's A Lady

John Sebastian - "She's a Lady" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JEnXWK5-HU#)

Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on April 04, 2011, 04:31:19 AM
John plays a real harp on Rain On The Roof...

Lovin' Spoonful - Rain On The Roof [Excellent quality] (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--9O1ElmXc8#)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on November 26, 2012, 04:53:11 AM
The Lovin' Spoonful ~ Live ~ Do You Believe In Magic ~ 1965 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29Aq6G2UoFU#ws)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hombre_de_ningun_lugar on December 03, 2012, 10:47:05 PM
I'm not a huge fan. They were not very innovative, their songwriting was far behind other 60's artists and they weren't great performers either. Nevertheless, that doesn't stop me from enjoying them and I admit that they had an interesting own sound.
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Mairi on December 04, 2012, 03:49:13 AM
I think they had a really fun sound and I find their production values quite good.
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on December 04, 2012, 05:32:01 AM
I think they had a really fun sound and I find their production values quite good.


They charted seven top ten hits during a three year period in the mid-1960s...


The Lovin' Spoonful - Nashville Cats (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulVQsQBenvs#)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on December 04, 2012, 05:35:06 AM
^

Some real Nashville cats thought this song was groovy...


Del McCoury Band - Nashville Cats (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgHhL3UIG-U#)


Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hombre_de_ningun_lugar on December 05, 2012, 01:57:35 AM
I like these two songs from their last times. They were moderate hits in 1967.

Six O' Clock - Lovin' Spoonful (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTGTOHeegDo#)

The Lovin Spoonful - She Is Still A Mystery 1967.flv (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aORE48Nmkcc#)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on December 05, 2012, 03:54:32 AM
Groovy!
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on July 30, 2015, 03:40:07 AM
Thanks, Kelley.  You done got me started!


http://youtu.be/LuHS87Orrtc (http://youtu.be/LuHS87Orrtc)


http://youtu.be/R8ifTS5NEsI (http://youtu.be/R8ifTS5NEsI)


:)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on July 30, 2015, 03:50:59 AM
http://youtu.be/k2I2TDlvbfg (http://youtu.be/k2I2TDlvbfg)




(http://dalymusic.com/store/images/products/os100-15.jpg)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on July 30, 2015, 03:55:44 AM
http://youtu.be/XeIXxqYzxUU (http://youtu.be/XeIXxqYzxUU)




(http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/56/ad/c9/56adc921f768b6417eadb2acda45c50b.jpg)





Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on July 30, 2015, 04:23:53 AM
(http://www.harryknipschild.nl/harryknipschild.nl/images/Pop_vanaf_160/163_-_Woodstock/163.2_optreden_voor_ruim_300.000_mensen.jpg)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on July 30, 2015, 04:26:20 AM
(http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/976x549/p01bqq1v.jpg)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on July 30, 2015, 04:28:58 AM
(http://images6.fanpop.com/image/photos/36700000/The-Lovin-Spoonful-image-the-lovin-spoonful-36701403-800-550.jpg)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: In My Life on July 30, 2015, 04:31:49 AM
^^^
Folk rock group The Lovin' Spoonful (L - R Zal Yanovsky, Steve Boone, Joe Butler, John Sebastion) pose for a portrait on March 2, 1966 in Greenwich Village, New York City, New York. Getty Images

Perfect picture!
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on July 30, 2015, 08:30:16 PM
Perfect picture!


Yeah, but a year later...


(http://cdn2-b.examiner.com/sites/default/files/styles/image_content_width/hash/fd/32/fd3202004346f19d69ae22ef2a147f06.jpg?itok=U2mUNRmH)



That's Jerry Yester who replaced Zal Yanovsky.
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on July 30, 2015, 10:44:55 PM
You Didn't Have To Be So Nice


http://youtu.be/l8slh81B-us (http://youtu.be/l8slh81B-us)

Beautiful song!



I bought my Oscar Schmidt OS100-15 autoharp in 1985.  The shop gave me an instructional video by John Sebastian playing his own OS 100-15...


http://youtu.be/mMuFLCM812A (http://youtu.be/mMuFLCM812A)



I love my autoharp!  These days, he'll show you how to play You Didn't Have To Be So Nice...


http://youtu.be/VMrYchFRaCo (http://youtu.be/VMrYchFRaCo)



 :)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Dcazz on July 31, 2015, 12:07:29 AM
Always one of my favorite 60's bands! Thanks for the videos!
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on July 31, 2015, 12:11:22 AM
http://youtu.be/Zo1R5QkqJaQ (http://youtu.be/Zo1R5QkqJaQ)


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Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on July 31, 2015, 01:24:23 AM
Always one of my favorite 60's bands! Thanks for the videos!

Mine too.  You're welcome, Dave.
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: In My Life on July 31, 2015, 04:06:58 AM
That's Jerry Yester who replaced Zal Yanovsky.


That's too bad. Zal was a funny guy. Look at him here at 3:04. When I posted this before I thought it was just a little out of synch but a commenter on YouTube pointed out that Zal was singing "Despite the heat it'll be all sh*t."  Steve Boone heard it. ;D

http://youtu.be/niqHnWSUevU (http://youtu.be/niqHnWSUevU)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: In My Life on July 31, 2015, 04:13:47 AM
You Didn't Have To Be So Nice

Beautiful song!

Agreed!

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I bought my Oscar Schmidt OS100-15 autoharp in 1985.

That's around the time I wanted one. I learned to play in college and when I was teaching I wanted to buy one but they didn't pay very much at the parochial school where I taught. LOL
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: In My Life on July 31, 2015, 04:17:18 AM
Thanks, Kelley.  You done got me started!

Quote from: Dcazz
Always one of my favorite 60's bands! Thanks for the videos!

I knew it was a good idea to switch from Mungo Jerry to the Lovin' Spoonful!
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Klang on August 09, 2015, 11:18:57 AM

So, I had a quick chat with John yesterday. Nothing too revelatory to report. He's nice - as you'd expect - and eager to provide clear answers to questions. He's enjoying life and still tours a bit, for the shear love of it, so it seems.

He just did some collaboration with the reformed Jim Kweskin Jug Band, which he has a prior history with, and will continue partnering with David Grisman in the near future.

John is good. John is great.

 :)

Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: In My Life on August 09, 2015, 04:40:55 PM
^^^
Thanks, Jim. I've been wondering how that went.
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on August 10, 2015, 07:25:34 PM
So, I had a quick chat with John yesterday. Nothing too revelatory to report. He's nice - as you'd expect - and eager to provide clear answers to questions. He's enjoying life and still tours a bit, for the shear love of it, so it seems.

He just did some collaboration with the reformed Jim Kweskin Jug Band, which he has a prior history with, and will continue partnering with David Grisman in the near future.

John is good. John is great.

 :)

Yes he is.

Now in HD...


http://youtu.be/ZcL8yFzHd8o (http://youtu.be/ZcL8yFzHd8o)




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Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Hello Goodbye on August 10, 2015, 07:41:37 PM
Greatest Hits

26 of 'em.  All remastered...


http://youtu.be/BuuqFp9_9oY (http://youtu.be/BuuqFp9_9oY)
Title: Re: The Lovin' Spoonful
Post by: Klang on August 10, 2015, 08:01:04 PM

Great!

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