Bill Maher Interview: Al Gore and Nature’s Way

April 11, 2020

5 Responses to “Bill Maher Interview: Al Gore and Nature’s Way”

  1. Gingerbaker Says:

    Nice interview and great group. Made protest songs rock. Ed Cassidy was their drummer – he was all I heard on the song “Mr Skin”, which is about his bald head. Made me want to play drums.

    How can you not like “Fresh Garbage”?:

    Mr Skin:

    • redskylite Says:

      Great interview – –

      Did Led Zeppelin “borrow” borrow the descending guitar-figure from “Taurus” for Led Zeppelin’s signature song “Stairway to Heaven”.

      Led Zeppelin had opened for Spirit in an early American tour, providing the possibility that Led Zeppelin had heard the Spirit song before “Stairway to Heaven” was written.

    • redskylite Says:

      Thanks for the memory – discovered “Fresh Garbage” on The Rock Machine Turns you on sampler. My most played album of the era.

      Bob Dylan I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight
      –Moby Grape Can’t Be So Bad
      –Spirit Fresh Garbage
      –The United States Of America I Won’t Leave My Wooden Wife For You, Sugar
      –The Zombies Time Of The Season
      –The Peanut Butter Conspiracy Turn On A Friend
      –Leonard Cohen Sisters Of Mercy
      –Blood, Sweat And Tears My Days Are Numbered
      –The Byrds Dolphins Smile
      –Simon & Garfunkel Scarborough Fair/Canticle
      –Taj Mahal Statesboro Blues
      –The Electric Flag Killing Floor
      –Roy Harper Nobody’s Got Any Money For The Summer
      –Tim Rose Come Away Melinda
      –Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera Flames

  2. neilrieck Says:

    My wife and I watched Al Gore on Maher’s program last night and we both wondered what the world would have been like had he won the 2000 election rather than “W”

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