La Di-Da - Beggars Opera - Get Your Dog Off Me (Vinyl, LP, Album)

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Like this: Like Loading Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:. Gardiner turned in some nice lead guitar on this one. Very atmospheric with Gardiner turning in a killer guitar solo that out of the blue transitions the song into a Celtic jig.

Nice tribute to their Scottish roots, but talk about an abrupt change in direction The instrumental 'Stretcher' opened with some classically-inspired Park keyboards before shifting into a platform for Gardiner to display some of his prettiest work. A corral of guitars points a relaxed sleeplike melody from which we are abruptly awakened to herald the enterance of Madame Doubtfire.

I guess it had some sort of satanic theme "sister of Satan" , but the over-the-top meltdown effects that led to the song's final collapse have always made me think Spinal Tap. Even though they had a fairly extensive recording catalog, Scotland's Beggars Opera remained complete unknowns to American audiences and not all that the well known outside of their native Scotland.

The disappointing sales of 's " Pathfinder " saw the band begin to polarize into different camps with different artistic visions. It also saw original singer Martin Griffiths and drummer Ray Wilson tender their notices.

Former Writing on the Wall singer Linnie Patterson and journeyman drummer Colin Fairley were recruited as replacements. It clearly wasn't a s original, or enjoyable as the three earlier studio sets, but it wasn't a total washout either.

Patterson wasn't as immediately likeable as Griffiths had been, but his voice was just as versatile, capable of handling everything from routine boogie rockers, to more challenging arrangements.

The album also benefited from the unofficial return of synthesizer player Virginia Scott to the lineup. Though she wasn't listed on the band roster, Scott received special credit in the liner notes and was responsible for two of the ten tracks 'Freestyle Ladies' and 'Morning Day'. So what did this puppy sound like?

Well longstanding fans were probably appalled by the band's decision to largely abandon their earlier progressive roots in favor of a more mainstream pop and rock orientation. That opened the door to taking stabs at a wide variety of genres that never would have been contemplated in the past, including country-rock 'Get Your Dog Off of Me' , pop 'La-di-da' , and bluesy-rocker Working Man'.

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Jan 06,  · Get Your Dog Off Me!, an Album by Beggars Opera. Released in on Vertigo (catalog no. ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Boogie Rock, Rock. Featured peformers: Ricky Gardiner (electric guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals), Gordon Sellar (bass, vocals), Colin Fairley (drums), Linnie Paterson (lead vocals), Alan Park (organ, piano, harpsichord, Mellotron, aka_text {moog synthesizer} /5(3).

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  1. Sep 16,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Get Your Dog Off Me on Discogs. Label: Vertigo - • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Prog Rock/5(34).
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Get Your Dog Off Me! on Discogs/5(6).
  3. By coincidence I stumbled on Beggars Opera on You Tube, never heard of it before. They played "Passacaglia" (from the first album "Act One"", which is compromised of several classic cuts, which reminded me of The Nice and partially Deep Purple Mark I. Out of curiosity I bought the 2-Cd set Nimbus", which included the first 3 albums plus non-album singles, and 4 tracks form "Get Your Dog Off Me /5(6).
  4. Big changes arrived with Scottish band Beggars Opera's fourth album, the absurdly titled `Get Your Dog Off Me!' in ! Bass player and flautist Marshall Erskine had departed before the recording of the previous album `Pathfinder', but more crucially, distinctive and charismatic singer Martin Griffiths was gone this time around too, robbing the band of one of their most defining features/5.
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  6. Beggar's Opera Get Your Dog Off Me! - VG UK vinyl LP album (LP record) Tracklisting / Additional Info: 1. Get Your Dog Off Me 2. Freestyle Ladies 3. Open Letter 4. Morning Day 5. Requiem 6. Classical Gas 7. Sweet Blossom Woman 8. Turn Your Money Green 9. La-Di-Da Working Man: Condition.
  7. Jan 31,  · Get Your Dog off Me, the final real studio album of Scots prog band Beggars Opera, was a disappointment when it came out -- and it remains one decades later. Indeed, they never captured the spirit of Act One in any of their further releases, and it's easy to see why they called this the.
  8. Get Your Dog Off Me By Beggars Opera. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. Get Your Dog Off Me. Featured on Get Your Dog Off Me. More by Beggars Opera. Beggars Can't Be Choosers (Remastered) Sagittary (Remastered) Mrs Caligari's Lighter. Promise In Motion. Lose a Life.
  9. Beggar's Opera - Get Your Dog Off Me [] MP3 kbps 1 - Get Your Dog Off Me () 2 - Freestyle Ladies ().

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