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Old 02-08-2010, 02:24 PM   #121
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i really felt that freedom was won that day.
Eat that, King George.
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Really, they should have just played Baba O Riley and Won't Get Fooled Again in full and left.
I agree with this also. The medley thing never really works for me. They looked like they had a blast, though.
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But Shuttlecock only needed those two full tracks to defeat 9/11 forever.
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Maybe it's because I only slept for about 3 hours last night, but this exchange got quite the laugh out of me.
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Old 02-08-2010, 06:38 PM   #124
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In the end we simply have to stop thinking that the Super Bowl Half-Time Show is designed with music fans in mind. The producers could contract the most darling indie band on the planet and said band would still be neutered by the mechanics of the spectacle.

The ridiculously short attention span of the average viewer is probably to blame for the truncated songs we've seen over the past few years. The songs need to be recognizable but also brief - 99% of the viewership would have lost interest had The Who tried to play "Won't Get Fooled Again" in its entirety.
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if Bon Jovi plays a Super Bowl, i may slit my wrists.
Better get the bath ready.


Seriously, I wouldn't be surprised to see them next year. Most of the old war horses have played the Super Bowl in the past 10 years or so and Bon Jovi is not among them. They're definitely due.
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Billy Joel will be next year's performer...you heard it here first.
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It had nothing to do with cheese. It had everything to do with neutering every song so they could play a sample of everything. I much prefer full songs; that was my one disappointment with Springsteen's halftime show.

U2 in old age is better than The Who in old age. I said it.
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15 more years in the south of France and, who knows, maybe U2 will be too frail to perform anything more than the speech portion of One.
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Quick reminder: The Super Bowl Halftime performers are given 12 minutes to perform. Don't expect a concert.
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Quick reminder: The Super Bowl Halftime performers are given 12 minutes to perform. Don't expect a concert.
I don't need to be reminded. I'm well aware. U2 did it right. And I don't really like Elevation Tour-era U2. But playing a couple of good songs really well and in full is much better than the sample platter-style we got last night.
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It was definitely cocaine and hookers what killed The Ox, but they also effectively killed The Who at the same time. Keith's death was a huge blow but not a death knell, and while Kenney Jones wasn't really the right fit to replace him, Zak actually does a very good job filling Moon's shoes.

No offense to Pino Palladino, but Entwhistle's passing neutered the band. I saw them later in the summer after John passed and noticed immediately the "thunder" was gone, its especially noticable from the opening of Baba O'Riley...
to wit, Entwhistle playing the song:

YouTube - Baba O'Riley

and Palladino playing it (like we had at the Super Bowl)
YouTube - Baba O'Riley (Live 2006)

You need to only check out the first minute of each to feel the difference.
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Billy Joel will be next year's performer...you heard it here first.
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Next year; Jay-Z
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next year's super bowl is @ cowboys stadium. i would say a country act would be a good bet.

also i thought the who sounded great in person.
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