Da-da! I have decided on a winner,well, sort of. I got what I asked for with the competition,there were so many varied and interesting versions: cahon, harmonica, synthesiser, piano, and of course the rockin' geetar, not forgetting the people who put on extra drums and vocals and the band that rerecorded it. However, that makes it virtually impossible to pick a winner. So I'm going to take the coward's way out. I shall put all the numbers in a hat as seen on my Youtube channel and ask Francis to pick the winner, which isn the fairest way. I shall do that tomorrow or the next day and will be in touch
Thanks so much to all of you that entered, I've truly enjoyed listening to the different interpretations of a very slim theme, and I know it would have brought a smile to the face of the Reverend Rock Parfait.
Keep rockin' and I hope to see some of you in Germany in August.
X Uncle Rhino X
Edit: there are 29 videos on the YT channel but I'm not capable to see if anyone of them are chosen as a winner...apparently it was all down to Francis...
I didn't know much about this competition, so I've done a bit of googling.
It started back in Feb with this post from Rhino on his fb page for Rhino's Revenge.
"Boing! Light bulb moment! I've just had an idea. I"ve realised there's no solo on the Lucinda demo. So all you Rossi wannabes and shredders out there, in fact any instrument, sax, piano, harmonica, spoons, clarinet, seriously, anything you like, do a solo over the middle section. if you're feeling sporty you could do the end as well."
There didn't seem to be a closing date and they were still calling for entries in mid April.
You couldn't upload your own vid to youtube, you had to email to the band to get it up there.
28 entries were uploaded between 4th - 30th March. (the 29th is the original Lucinda demo with Rhino and Rick)
I've looked at comments for all of them and no winner is indicated. But Rhino makes positive comments on 8 of them.
On 21st April he announced that the prize is a gold disc announced with the winners name and winner to be announced soon.
But not until July 26 does he post - 'winner is being decided today' and the the post of 28th July - as posted by Durange95.
backwater67: Looks like fretbuzzzz has based his sales on BPI sales awards. Back in the 1970s & 80s silver sales were based on minimum 250,000 units sold. (Today silver sales are awarded for 200,000 units)
May 6, 2020 18:27:41 GMT
juansupposin: Love the song, even the RIFF track!
May 16, 2020 17:27:32 GMT
granny: But @4th Chord regarding your new rule...if the man running the country (Dominic Cummings) can weave a fairy tale around known facts why can't we be just as creative?
May 28, 2020 10:47:27 GMT
juansupposin: 21st September 91 at Wembley, the 45 min Guinness concert, probably not the best concert to start, only 45 min, I remeber thinking they will play longer because it was the last concert
May 30, 2020 10:16:34 GMT
coluquo: Ok hard to choose in the 21st but my vote goes to Liberty Lane and yes I acknowledge more poppythan classic rock!…
Jun 20, 2020 17:25:19 GMT
1batfastard: granny: What! Become the English version of the democratic party? Maybe cummings is a democrat plant plotting a UK take over....
Jul 9, 2020 8:08:48 GMT
Wim Huijsman: Nice item for sale, for real Quo fans. Rick Parfitt`s telecaster. Very nicely aged Fender Tele 1972
Aug 1, 2020 14:48:06 GMT
lorenzo1971: I wonder if Spare Parts will chart..given it has 2000 copies being released?
Sept 19, 2020 20:38:18 GMT
backwater67: Paul Hirch filled in for Quo when Andy’s wife was unable to tour. Aquostic was a complete different project for Quo. I was referring to a standard regular live gig on stage with session guitarists. Jagger does still take the lead vocal.
Nov 3, 2020 15:32:56 GMT
backwater67: of which line up Quo are always a 4 or 5 piece band.
Nov 3, 2020 15:35:13 GMT
coluquo: Agreed every entry a classic....fantastic memories...
Dec 24, 2020 13:37:38 GMT
coluquo: 50 years ago 1971 What a year ..the release of DOG and the greatest FACup shock in history ...13thFebruary!!
Jan 14, 2021 13:18:29 GMT
Pajoe: Hi this is all new to me and i am not sure how it works but can i have a link to your Live Here & Now, PLEASE. Cheer's Pajoe. Quo fanatic since Hello LP. I have quite a few unofficial bootleg CD's am i allowed to share them on this board
Jan 19, 2021 1:15:50 GMT