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    Sure sounds like a live soundboard recording to me, of whatever song that is.
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    Thanks for the post. Fun listen! The last 45 seconds were pretty damn cool for sure.

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    Sounds good!

    Wonder how many more of those are laying around
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    Funny, I couldn't hear Mike at all in that. That sounds like something they could dust off, record with drums and release today.
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    The reason why you can't hear Mike is because Mark Stone is most likely playing on it.

    Does anybody know if Mark Stone actually sang backups?

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    really cool thanks
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    Yes Stone sang, just not well.

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    It's Glitter. Nothing new here.

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    Sounds very Hendrix-inspired.

    Which is odd, because I thought Eddie didn't have much admiration for the guy's sound.

    But yeah, clean this one up and it would sound great on a new album.

    Get Mike back and VH does a double album of covers of songs that inspired them in the 70s (Zep, Cream, etc) as well as early songs and demos that never made it, so we get some "new" material. Kind of like what Rush did with "Feedback" but with the bonus of some never heard songs.

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    Cool, never heard the entire song before, usually just the beginnning through the break and into the start of the guitar solo.
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    Yeah, that's Glitter. I've never heard such a clean version - sounds like a soundboard recording like Brett said...

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    Yeah I thought I recognized the chorus, but just kinda forgot about the song Glitter and couldn't actually figure out exactly what they were saying.

    In any event, a very clean version of it, although after hearing it again it's definitely live not a demo.
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    sigh, this kind of thing just makes me wish they'd crack open the vault, dust off a few and issue a "rarities" recording....even something old would be something new at this point

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    Pretty cool!
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