Album/CD release date game



Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Tue Jul 31, 2007 12:02 pm

Inspired by TBC, a simple game that's been great fun when played.

List the date of an album release. Contestants must name the artist and album title. Winner posts the next one. No cheating.

Ok, an easy one to kick things off:

September 24, 1991
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Tue Jul 31, 2007 4:49 pm

Maybe it's not that easy then! LOL
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Thoughtbecontact » Tue Jul 31, 2007 7:51 pm

Thanks for the acknowledgement. Hint, please!
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Tue Jul 31, 2007 8:28 pm

Thoughtbecontact wrote:Thanks for the acknowledgement. Hint, please!


My pleasure Arlene - credit where it's due.

OK a hint. This is a big album in many ways, though it started out slow. But by January 1992 it had knocked Michael Jackson's album Dangerous off the top spot on the Billboard charts.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby N2yes » Wed Aug 01, 2007 4:31 am

Just my opinion....couldn't stand them and this is just a guess....tried to think of who was popular back then...was it SMELLS LIKE TEAM SPIRIT----Nirvanna?
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Wed Aug 01, 2007 8:31 am

N2yes wrote:Just my opinion....couldn't stand them and this is just a guess....tried to think of who was popular back then...was it SMELLS LIKE TEAM SPIRIT----Nirvanna?


Right band Chris, but we need the album before I can pass it over to someone else.

[PS I can't stand them either]
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby N2yes » Thu Aug 02, 2007 4:28 am

Lol, I just thought they were so overrated, but hey, that's just me. Hmmm...IN UTERO or NEVERMIND....let's go with NEVERMIND.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Thu Aug 02, 2007 8:27 am

N2yes wrote:Lol, I just thought they were so overrated, but hey, that's just me. Hmmm...IN UTERO or NEVERMIND....let's go with NEVERMIND.


Yeah! We have a winner.

Take it away Chris. your turn. :)
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby N2yes » Fri Aug 03, 2007 1:45 am

Damn, I finally won something!!! : )

OKEEDOKEE, this album was released in 1975 and was dedicated to a former member of the band. Its sales were 6 million in the U.S. and over 12 million worldwide.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Relayer » Fri Aug 03, 2007 10:17 am

Would that be Pink Floyd-Wish You Were Here, dedication to the late great Syd Barrett, Release date September 15th 1975?
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby N2yes » Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:32 pm

Very good, sir! The helm is all yours!
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Relayer » Fri Aug 03, 2007 10:58 pm

Thank You N2, hmm.. lets see.. February 2nd 1976 saw the release of what
progressive masterpiece.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby N2yes » Sat Aug 04, 2007 6:22 pm

Well, it's certainly a masterpiece to me, but I only know it was released in 1976. Was it TRICK OF THE TAIL----Genesis? Whom, by the way, had Tony Banks writing the vast majority of the lyrics.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Relayer » Sun Aug 05, 2007 3:12 am

Aye, Splendid N2, It was indeed Genesis- Trick of the Tail, The ball is yours sir
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby N2yes » Sun Aug 05, 2007 3:48 am

I have to admit, I'm loving this game. Kudos to the good Doctor for coming up with this one. Thanks, Relayer....one more time....may make this one a bit tougher than my last one.


This single effort was released in 1986, exact date may or may not be a dead give-away so I'll refrain from providing it ( just to make it a wee bit harder ). Its basic premise revolved around one instrument only, though of course, there were more. Hunting wasn't necessarily a prerequisite, but if you didn't, you might have to "Toe the Line".
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Relayer » Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:46 pm

I'll take a swing with Sledgehammer-Peter Gabriel from the album So, Released May 19th 1986.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby N2yes » Sun Aug 05, 2007 8:55 pm

Good try, Relayer,! Regrettably, Mr. Gabriel is not the subject of this musical probe. However, I will drop you another hint. A YES member might be ; )
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Mon Aug 06, 2007 8:29 am

Would it be GTR by Howe and Hackett? THat sounds about right?
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby N2yes » Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:19 pm

The doctor has performed his evaluation with a keen sense of observational skills. The clever Relayer fell for my false lead, bu the doc recognized the symptoms and yep, GTR is the correct diagnosis! Take it away, Doc!
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Mon Aug 06, 2007 1:50 pm

N2yes wrote:The doctor has performed his evaluation with a keen sense of observational skills. The clever Relayer fell for my false lead, bu the doc recognized the symptoms and yep, GTR is the correct diagnosis! Take it away, Doc!


Cool!

Okay, this album caused some wet eyes when it 'escaped' in March 1983.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Relayer » Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:01 am

Perhaps Asia-Alpha?
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:30 am

Relayer wrote:Perhaps Asia-Alpha?


Nope not that one Relayer, but I can see where you're going.

This band were more in the style of the old prog masters.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:19 am

*BUMP*

Another clue (a biggee). One of this band shares something with Chris Squire.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:42 am

There's something 'fishy' going on here - is no one going to play? :D
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby N2yes » Sat Aug 11, 2007 9:26 pm

you're clues are undoubtedly linked superbly, Doc. I just can't piece any two together. Howe's about another hint....make it as opaque as you wish. Maybe that'll help.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Relayer » Sun Aug 12, 2007 1:28 pm

I was think something from Esquire, but the last few hints say no.
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Ed1909 » Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:49 pm

Surely Marillion "Script For A Jester''s Tear"?

Assuming I'm correct here's the next one: October 1977 and a connection to a British tabloid newspaper...
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby N2yes » Sun Aug 12, 2007 10:02 pm

Im sorry, Ed, but it was the Supremes....CANT LOVE YOU TOO MUCH ; )
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Dr_Yes » Mon Aug 13, 2007 8:21 am

Yep indeed it was Script for a Jester's Tear. Nice one Ed. (Sorry for not replying - have been away for a few days).

Anyway, back to Ed's choice. I dunno myself, but it looks like Chris has a good feeling about his answer :D .
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Re: Album/CD release date game

Postby Ed1909 » Mon Aug 13, 2007 1:26 pm

Think regally...
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