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Old 29th May 2011
  #11
Lives for gear
 

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Originally Posted by ebulb View Post
You watch bands in the 60s/70s perform on TV and it was the band and guitars and thats it, one mic over their heads and they sounded brilliant.. Its such a sad state of affairs nowdays..

Sorry, but it's been going on forever.

The Monkees and Fabian and tons of others 'faked it' while others played.

Heck the whole storyline of the 1952 Gene Kelly movie "Singing in the Rain" is about a high-end starlet having someone overdub her voice on screen and live concerts 'cause she couldn't sing.

Leena Horne sang offstage for Ava Gardner in the '40s because they didnt want a black woman to have the lead in a big Hollywood movie at the time.

Nothin' new.....