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Posted: Jul 22, 2008 9:42 am
 
Besides THIS GUY!
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 10:10 am
 
Sam,
while the part you speak of does conjure up memories of what I like to think of as "the softer side of Mad Max" (I know, I know, the song wasn't in the movie), I am more partial to the "I... I-I" vocal breakdown of the Gap band's "You Dropped the Bomb on Me".
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 10:12 am
 
whos got 2 thumbs and loves the flute solo?
THIS GUY!
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 10:13 am
 
you must understand that the touch of your hand makes my pulse react

<bleached/torn jeans>
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 4:10 pm
 
Flute Solo Appreciation Thread?
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 4:47 pm | Edited by: Hugh Jass
 
Flute Solo Appreciation Thread?
The Dutchess and the Duke LP has a flute solo on one song. Better than Tull. The Eric and the Happy Thoughts cassingle has either a flute or a recorder on "Think Happy Thoughts." It totally works.
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 5:30 pm
 
It totally works.

Of course it works, it's a flute solo! Have you ever known a flute solo not to work?!?!
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 6:38 pm
 
The pinnacle of all pop-rock flute solos is found in Marshall Tucker Band's "Heard it in a Love Song." They actually END the song with a flute solo! That takes stones. Runner-up is "You Are the Woman" by Firefall. That flutist's vibrato is sick.
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 7:21 pm
 
"I I-I" is much more exciting than a flute solo that I had to scrape my brain to recall. I mean, is that event a real flute?
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 7:24 pm
 
Has there really been this many responses that did not include Jethro Tull?
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 7:26 pm
 
Moondance has some nice flute, as does Goin Up The Country....
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 8:01 pm
 
celibate rifles!!!
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 8:06 pm
 
Runner-up is "You Are the Woman" by Firefall.

Total recorder action, dude.
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 8:46 pm
 
Runner-up is "You Are the Woman" by Firefall.

Total recorder action, dude.

Are you sure about this? I need verification! I'd check youtube, but I'm afraid to find out what Firefall looks like.
Posted: Jul 22, 2008 9:18 pm
 
Listen to it! I guess it could be a piccolo, but it has that Suzuki sound, daddy-o.
Posted: Jul 23, 2008 11:31 am
 
Mungo Jerry!
Posted: Jul 23, 2008 1:28 pm
 
Herbie Mann's real name was Herbert J. Solomon

Duane Allman's real name was Howard Allman.
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 1:02 am
 
"California Dreamin'"
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 1:03 am
 
Or maybe that's a recorder.
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 9:19 am
 
MEN AT WORK!
LAND DOWN UNDER!
ALL FLUTE, ALL THE TIME!!!!!!
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 9:29 am
 
hating on all who midi their flutework. you've got the right idea for the sound, but you must use a wind instrument to achieve it.
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 9:32 am | Edited by: eric o
 
FIREFALL

with...


FLAUTIST!
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 10:21 am
 
midi their flutework


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Posted: Jul 24, 2008 10:29 am
 
LAND DOWN UNDER!

That is some crucial fluting!
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 10:59 am
 
R-O-C-K IN THE USA!!!
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 11:07 am
 
"California Dreamin'"

Or maybe that's a recorder.

Nope, you were right. Although I have thought that the flute is just a hair out of tune. Or maybe it's something else on that track.
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 11:09 am
 
man... the last few days... so hazy... soooo much pcp...

my god, what have I done?!?! I meant to start a "Who else digs HUGE BUSH: THIS GUY" thread!

Administrator, please, delete this thread!!!
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 2:00 pm
 
Johnny Holiday's "Nobody Loves Me But My Mama" is a KILLER track with flute; starts ~4:30 in the first archived playlist here:

http://www.wfmu.org/Playlists/Finewine/sv.0105.html

Someone please sell me a cheap beater copy of this 45.
Posted: Jul 24, 2008 2:08 pm
 
When's will this message board's very own Burton Cummings chime in with "Undun"?
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