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Mee
10-08-2014, 04:45 PM
Daisy brought this up in the Zeppelin thread and I think she's right: usually collaborations between artists are a lot of hype and little substance. Here's looking at you, McCartney and Michael Jackson. You know it's true Jake.

I dunno if rap can be included in this because collaborations are so commonplace now, I feel like it's more unique to have an album that doesn't have anyone else on it. :huh:


So to kick things off, an obvious one



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoDh_gHDvkk

Daisy
10-08-2014, 04:50 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4B_UYYPb-Gk

Mee
10-08-2014, 05:02 PM
Top 10 musical collaborations of all time according to a Rolling Stone reader's poll http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/readers-poll-best-collaborations-of-all-time-20110810

10. Rob Thomas & Carlos Santana


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Whgn_iE5uc


9. Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson :huh::o


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-dIagv2tUw


8. David Bowie & Mick Jagger


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G4jnaznUoQ


7. Good Charlotte and Avenged Sevenfold :ack:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVm8PjWCvLg


6. They're counting Eric Clapton playing on While My Guitar Gently Weeps :huh:


5. Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UD0c58nNCQ


4. U2 & Greenday, forgot this happened


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PD_0fqvT32g


3. Aerosmith and Run DMC Daisy posted


2. Under Pressure





1. Boyz 2 Men and Mariah Carey



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXxRyNvTPr8

ben
10-08-2014, 05:18 PM
Surprised this isn't on that Rolling Stone list


http://youtu.be/RBA-xi8WuCU

And if they are couting Clapton, then how can they leave Beat It off the list?


http://youtu.be/Ym0hZG-zNOk

Some of my favorites


http://youtu.be/-vtWNDI_EOI


http://youtu.be/dyQpQhrQ5Zs


http://youtu.be/L2kGNdE0b5Q

FOR THE HOLIDAYS


http://youtu.be/DiXjbI3kRus

LIVE STUFFZ


http://youtu.be/GfTAQG9raQ4


http://youtu.be/lZVrOtO25zM

Wilhelm
10-08-2014, 05:21 PM
Mmdisagree about P-Mac+M-Jac as far as Say, Say, Say which is amazing.
The Dog Gone Girl Is Mine is shit though.
Ebony+Ivory is cheeze I don't need in my life but it is a Pop Masterpiece.

Weird topic 'cause all bands are a musical collaboration. It's like Musical Collaboration only means 2 famous singers.
'Cause one of the best bands, The Power Station, was really a "musical collaboration" between Duran Duran's guitarists, Robert Palmer and the drummer and guitarist/producer/mastermind of Chic.
But no, that's a "band".
And Led Zeppelin was a musical collaboration between 2 of the biggest studio musicians in England and 2 bar band hicks.
whatever


Here's one of the most electrifying musical collaborations of all time:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRR05ImHQqA


I was also going to make a joke about Dancing In The Street.
I'm beginning to think David Bowie is a music slut.

Wilhelm
10-08-2014, 05:25 PM
Yeah, what is Them Crooked Vultures if not a musical collaboration between QOTSA/Nirvana/Zeppelin dudes?
No, it's a band.
Oh, I see they did 2 albums.
I guess that is a band.

Mee
10-08-2014, 05:41 PM
Yeah I dunno that "supergroups" count. TCV, Raconteurs, Traveling Wilburys, etc.

ben
10-08-2014, 05:46 PM
FORGOT THE BEST


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Va1Y6uAgNJY

Wilhelm
10-08-2014, 06:43 PM
Yeah I dunno that "supergroups" count. TCV, Raconteurs, Traveling Wilburys, etc.Is this a musical collaboration?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyTpu6BmE88

Then you get into composition.
When I think of a musical collaboration, of think of 2 or more artists getting together to write new music together.
None of those fuckers^ wrote that music. They're just "performers", but two singers harmonizing, they are collaborating in their performance.

Omg the semantics...

Daisy
10-08-2014, 06:50 PM
See, I would count things like Power Station, Travelling Wilburys and Them Crooked Vultures.

Mee
10-08-2014, 07:01 PM
See, I would count things like Power Station, Travelling Wilburys and Them Crooked Vultures.

But those were acts, they made albums

I think that's the difference.



Those aren't just one-off singles.

Daisy
10-08-2014, 07:05 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bLOjmY--TA

Daisy
10-08-2014, 07:07 PM
But those were acts, they made albums

I think that's the difference.



Those aren't just one-off singles.

By that definition Plant/Kraus isn't a collaboration either. They made an album.

Mee
10-08-2014, 07:23 PM
I haven't posted them in this thread :o



But that's a good point, cause I would call that a collaboration. Maybe if you make more than one album, it's an act/band, not a collaboration?



Or! Who cares about rules. Let's just listen to music, man.

Daisy
10-08-2014, 07:25 PM
I'm not the one making up exclusionary rules here.

Wilhelm
10-08-2014, 07:35 PM
Holy Shit, in my perception, I completely forgot about that Iggy Pop Candy song, but hearing it now, I remember it perfectly.
It is creepy that it has been stored, dormant, inside my brain goop for so many years, inaccessible but perfectly intact.
I'll bet every single moment of every single detail is store in our brains and we just can't access it all, like a supercomputer with no keyboard/mouse/monitor.

Anyway, talking about Iggy Pop, I would love this if I couldn't understand the embarrassing lyrics.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTjxT7CWFPU&list=PLHu1YwokOF9X4B0nLB1IXn0d LbdsVTfg3

Daisy
10-08-2014, 08:01 PM
I couldn't really pick which song, since I like several songs (but not all) of this collab, so I just picked a fun classic I love:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiJfu7KvqDw

(As an aside - if you want one for the horrible collaboration collection, check out Merle and Willie's "Pancho & Lefty")

Also, I expect only Wil will understand why this is a collaboration:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDpPoytXVvo
Although, I have to admit this is fringe, because they you have to start adding in groups like Bad Company and Cream - even the Mamas and the Papas.

Maybe, Mee, it only counts as a collaboration if the parties continue to record as solo artists separately or with their own groups? So, Wilburys, Power Station and Them Crooked Vultures would definitely be collaborations.

And yes, I know that makes Asia even fringier, because even though Howe and Downes eventually went back to Yes, it took decade(s), and same with Carl Palmer and ELP, and at the time, they were considered done with those groups. And Wetton has never been back to King Crimson. But... but... :(

Wilford Brimley
10-08-2014, 08:39 PM
FORGOT THE BEST


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Va1Y6uAgNJY

Classic.

Wilhelm
10-09-2014, 05:20 PM
Oh, here's an unexpected treat: Alex sitting in with the Rolling Stones:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Noe6d-El6U

Daisy
10-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Hahahaha... at this point that signature white socks/black shoes and shorts makes him look like the granddad he probably is.

Jake
10-09-2014, 06:12 PM
Say Say Say is good Mee. sorry.

Daisy
10-09-2014, 06:37 PM
Yeah, Say Say Say is good, but as Wil says, "The Dog Gone Girl Is Mine is shit though."

Wilhelm
10-09-2014, 06:54 PM
Say Say Say has a lightning-in-a-bottle magic about it 'cause I should not like it, but it's a world I loved going to...part of it is the snake oil salesmen video, but it's one of those non-Rocking songs where the songwriting feels Rock to me.

Except I just went back to watch the video and as far as I can tell, Michael Jackson and his sister LaToya are flirting in it. :(

Alex
10-09-2014, 06:56 PM
That doesn't look like me :o

Wilhelm
10-09-2014, 07:00 PM
What year were you born?

I'll bet you $500 AC/DC was playing in your town 9 months before that. :o

Alex
10-09-2014, 07:02 PM
1994, in England

Wilhelm
10-09-2014, 07:15 PM
I was just kidding about the $500.

Jake
10-09-2014, 08:47 PM
i used to have the Say Say Say video on an old VHS recording of some cable feature on Paul or something that my mom had recorded for her cuz we didn't get whatever channel it was on? it does factor into the enjoyment, yes.

Alex
10-09-2014, 08:53 PM
I was just kidding about the $500.
Oh :(

Mee
10-13-2014, 03:23 PM
Say Say Say has a lightning-in-a-bottle magic about it 'cause I should not like it, but it's a world I loved going to...part of it is the snake oil salesmen video, but it's one of those non-Rocking songs where the songwriting feels Rock to me.



Paul collabo' that rocks for real



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1svF1Yyhnc

Wilhelm
10-13-2014, 03:31 PM
Khhh, everyone's coming in so it's like

Mama

*hit pause* *smile* "Good morning." *elevator chime* -wait for elevator door to open- -wait for person to get in- -wait for elevator door to close-

Set me free.

*hit pause* *smile* "Good morning." *elevator chime* -wait for elevator door to open- -wait for person to get in- -wait for elevator door to close-

Mama



I will have to listen to it later.

Kindness
10-13-2014, 05:28 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_GQQlehGxE

/thread

ben
11-11-2014, 09:21 PM
FUCK

THIS

Ariana Grande and Jessie J Will Remake Brandy and Monica’s ‘The Boy Is Mine,’ Producer Says

http://time.com/3578342/ariana-grande-jessie-j-the-boy-is-mine-remake/


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