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Old 12-03-2016, 06:39 PM   #81
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I'm trying to figure out what song Glenn, Don and Randy sang backup on. Maybe it was Help Me Thru The Night.
Turn to Stone?

If not, those are some pretty Eagley backing vocals if they aren't Eagles singing them. JD Souther is on the album too, so it could be him overdubbed.

EDIT: Ah, ignore this. I just saw Funk 50's detailed post on the previous page. JD on Time Out then.
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Old 12-05-2016, 08:44 AM   #82
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JD Souther has always been an interchangeable voice with the Eagles harmonies, surprisingly even with Joe. Jody Boyer, who I think is one of Joe's ex-Wives, sounds very much like Timothy on some Walsh LPs.

The Henley/Frey writing partnership seemed to wither after the Hotel California album. Maybe it was the absence of the Henley/Frey/Meisner harmonies and the extra bit of vocal magic they added to the music.

Compared to the amount of harmonizing they did in the 70s, I was disappointed that we didn't get a lot more from Henley and Frey singing together after their resumption in the 1990s.
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Old 12-05-2016, 02:02 PM   #83
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I associate the mellotron with the Moody Blues.

Thank you, Funk. I don't think many of us realized what a multi-instrumentalist Walsh is. Someone on YouTube said his Mom was a piano teacher?
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Old 12-06-2016, 06:58 AM   #84
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Genesis for me. Horrible instrument but incredible sound. Joe destroyed his Mellotron when Barnstorm transported it from one gig to another upside down. When they opened the van it had fallen apart.

What a tragedy. I love it when Joe goes all Genesesy,
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