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« on: December 04, 2013, 02:36:42 PM »

I found this album in a Used record store in 1976 (or so) for a buck! The beauty in those days is you could buy one for a buck and trade it later for 50 cents!
The cover says it all, this album is a plane crash! Funny, interesting with a lot of styles. When I played it at a "prime time" for the first time all my friends said "What the heck is that?". It has some real gems, comedy and a touch of irreverence.
Enjoy!

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Re: Sparks
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2013, 04:25:20 PM »


Sparks is a family fave in our home. Brilliant guys, always with a lot of humor.

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« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2013, 06:07:38 PM »

Sparks is a family fave in our home. Brilliant guys, always with a lot of humor.

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Two of my friends are brothers named Harry (the Blue's Dink) and his younger brother Joe! We always got an extra laugh when this song came on. Very unique band!
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Re: Sparks
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2013, 11:51:07 PM »



When I saw the thread title, I thought you were referring to the instrumental Who song from "Tommy."  :)

This looks interesting, Dave; I'll have to give it a listen.
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Re: Sparks
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2013, 12:32:40 AM »

Ron and Russell Mael founded Sparks over 40 years ago.  Ron, the keyboardist, wrote most of their stuff.


This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us

Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us

1974





That's him in the Coming Up video...

Paul McCartney - Coming Up-HQ

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