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NEXT UP: Meat Loaf?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Killick, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Collapsed on stage in Canada during performance of "I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)." Condition at this point unknown...

    Meat Loaf collapses on stage in Canada - BBC News
  2. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Died doing anything for love?
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  3. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    I'm just kind of amazed that someone — anyone — paid for a ticket to hear Meat Loaf in concert. Entertainment options in Edmonton must be awfully goddamned thin.
  4. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Not a fan, right?
  5. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Not especially. I mean, yeah I'll listen to his music on the radio when it's on, won't immediately switch stations, but...

    ... go to a Meat Loaf concert? Why?
  6. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    Hope he gets better. I loved his debate with William F. Buckley
  7. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" is the most insufferable eight-and-a-half minutes in any karaoke bar on the planet.
  8. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    Maybe they are hoping son in law will make a guest appearance at a show?
  9. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    I mean, he did record the fourth or fifth highest-selling album of all time. He's not my cup of tea, but he's not exactly toiling in obscurity.

    I just wonder about the quality of his live shows, as he always seemed like the quintessential studio creation to me.
  10. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    I went to a live show about 20 years or so, and, while it was a fun show, "Paradise By The Dashboard Light" had some insufferable minutes when Loaf and the woman singer stopped it halfway through and turned it into a debate about how guys and women view sex. Yes, a debate.
  11. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Well, the Oilers' season has been over for nearly three months.
  12. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    But the original is one of the greatest goddamn pieces of musical theater, and forever will be.

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