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Re: (TV) Re: The Beat Generation
Agree - in fact, I kind of appreciated "Blank Generation" more after hearing
"Beat Generation", just like I appreciated the Who's "My Generation" more after
hearing Generation X's "Your Generation" (and vice versa, I'll admit).
But I definitely think there's a fine line between rip-off and artistic nod.
E.g., the Beach Boys "Don't Worry Baby" is clearly a nod to the
Ronnettes/Spector's "Be My Baby", but I wouldn't call that a rip-off, while
Brian Wilson's "Little Children" *is* a rip-off of "Mountain of Love". I'm not
sure what denotes the line, but as a famous US Justice once said about
pornography, "I know it when I see it."
--- Adam Green <email@example.com> wrote:
> Well, I was sort of kidding, BUT I've gotten so much joy from most of Hell's
> these sort of judgments seem irrelevant... Would it matter if "Marquee Moon"
> originally a Lee Hazlewood out-take called "Mark E. Noon" (which I assume it
> but if it were, I'd certainly want to hear both)...
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