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Old 04-06-05, 12:12 AM
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Has anyone else noticed that no matter how hard Paul Schaeffer plays on his keyboards, on the David Letterman show, you never actually hear it ? You can clearly hear the rest of the musicians, but Paul's keyboards....are they plugged in at all ?

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Old 04-06-05, 12:37 AM
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Maybe he plays a bigger part in choroegraphy of the music
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Old 04-06-05, 09:38 AM
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Nah. He's just there because the wacky liberals in TV Land got played by the bald-advocacy lobby.
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Originally Posted by poululla
Has anyone else noticed that no matter how hard Paul Schaeffer plays on his keysboards, on the David Letterman show, you never actually hear it ? You can clearly hear the rest of the musicians, but Paul's keyboards....are they plugged in at all ?
I've never noticed. But that's becasue I watch Leno
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Old 04-06-05, 10:09 AM
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Actually Paul is a great keyboardist.
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Old 04-06-05, 10:38 AM
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Actually Paul is a great keyboardist.
That might be true, but on the Letterman show you never hear those keyboards. I am a sound engineer by profession and every time I see him bang on those keys, I cannot help but reach for my "air fader" and push it up. Maybe his keyboards are censored on trans Atlantic broadcasts...

Is it true that Paul Schaeffer wrote the song "Its raining men"
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Old 04-06-05, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by poululla
Is it true that Paul Schaeffer wrote the song "Its raining men"
Wow, I didn't know that...

http://www.songfacts.com/detail.lasso?id=2299
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Old 04-06-05, 12:02 PM
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And who do you think put together the Blues Brothers Band?
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Originally Posted by caloso
And who do you think put together the Blues Brothers Band?
jake and elwood?
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Old 04-06-05, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by *new*guy
jake and elwood?
No, they put it *back* together.
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Old 04-06-05, 01:01 PM
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Exactly. After trading the Caddy for a microphone.
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Originally Posted by pedal
Actually Paul is a great keyboardist.

Not better than John Tesh! I think David needs to replace Paul with John. That would be way cool!



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Originally Posted by koffee brown
Not better than John Tesh! I think David needs to replace Paul with John. That would be way cool!



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Always with the Tesh...Tesh Tesh Tesh. At least Paul (usually) knows not to open his mouth and try to sing. Besides Paul is Canadian.
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Didn't John Tesh write some music for the Tour de France on American TV. Do I remember correctly that he even did some co-commentating (cycling related) in the 80's ?

Thanks for the Paul Schaeffer info, but I still believe those keyboards are plugged out
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Old 04-06-05, 03:52 PM
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John Tesh did a whole Tour de France CD in 1988. He used to be a reporter for Entertainment Tonight.

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Originally Posted by koffee brown
John Tesh did a whole Tour de France CD in 1988. He used to be a reporter for Entertainment Tonight.

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He's a tall handsome dude too, don't much care for his new agie music. Many like it, and he is very talented.

I like Paul Schaeffer, great style about him.
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Old 04-06-05, 05:13 PM
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Paul played keys for a guy by the name of Robert Plant in a band called the Honeydrippers....of course Robert is better known for his vocals in Led Zeppelin.
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Good God! The Honeydrippers! I missed getting the Led out when I heard those songs... Paul must have cursed the band or something.

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Originally Posted by poululla
Has anyone else noticed that no matter how hard Paul Schaeffer plays on his keysboards, on the David Letterman show, you never actually hear it ? You can clearly hear the rest of the musicians, but Paul's keyboards....are they plugged in at all ?
It's hooked up to the laugh machine. No human would laugh at Letterman.
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Old 04-06-05, 09:44 PM
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Originally Posted by koffee brown
Good God! The Honeydrippers! I missed getting the Led out when I heard those songs... Paul must have cursed the band or something.

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lmao, if I can remember bands like that, the songs...then I'm not the only have been running around in the sixties
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Originally Posted by keayne
lmao, if I can remember bands like that, the songs...then I'm not the only have been running around in the sixties
I wasn't born yet, but hey... you can get the Led out in any decade!

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It's hooked up to the laugh machine. No human would laugh at Letterman



Thanks, I needed that this morning
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Old 04-07-05, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by pedal
Besides Paul is Canadian.
There used to be a billboard on the side of the freeway between here & thunder bay. It was an advert for TB, saying 'home town of Paul Schaffer.' Might've been a big picture of him too.
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Originally Posted by koffee brown
I wasn't born yet, but hey... you can get the Led out in any decade!

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Hmm, I kinda got the impression you were middle aged...
(Ok, that smiley is a bit over the top for this statement, but it's the only one with open eyes... )
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Originally Posted by CdCf
Hmm, I kinda got the impression you were middle aged...
(Ok, that smiley is a bit over the top for this statement, but it's the only one with open eyes... )
She's actually 13 years old. She refuses to participate in PE class and forges doctor's notes so she can skip out of class to watch Betamax recordings of Entertainment Tonight.
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