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Old 05-02-2006, 03:33 PM   #1
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Steven Seagal...

Steven Seagal...

A man with lots of talents!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPJcKrQLGxE

(please...someone make him stop!)

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Old 05-02-2006, 03:44 PM   #2
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Quote:
Steven Seagal...

A man with lots of talents!
also, with lots of faces!

http://www.thefilmbasement.com/tim/theman.html

BTW

only cool people quote themselves!
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Old 05-02-2006, 03:49 PM   #3
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Re: Steven Seagal...

He's so pathetic....
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Old 05-02-2006, 06:08 PM   #4
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Call me Crazy! but I liked it. Who da thunk the guy could play guitar and sing.
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Old 05-02-2006, 06:08 PM   #5
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Wow. I was actually amazed that it wasn't as horrible as I thought it would be.

I hate to say it....but I actually kind of liked the song.

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Old 05-02-2006, 07:30 PM   #6
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Re: Steven Seagal...

It's hard to watch him, but his voice is better than many people selling hit records these days.

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Old 05-02-2006, 07:35 PM   #7
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Re: Steven Seagal...

I liked it too.

It kind of reminded me of Clapton's My Father's Eyes.

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Old 05-02-2006, 08:41 PM   #8
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Re: Steven Seagal...

SS plugging his latest album:
http://www.stevenseagal.com/features/video_2006a.html

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Old 05-02-2006, 10:02 PM   #9
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Well, I don't like it, but...

...it's no worse than any of the other dreck on the radio these days.

Color me disappointed in popular music.

Steven Seagal is just adding to the noise.

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Old 05-02-2006, 11:26 PM   #10
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Re: Steven Seagal...

well i like stevens singing!!!!! and put it this way whos gonna argue with him personally i like my spine where it is thank you

some things are so dear and so precious you have to let them go
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Old 05-03-2006, 05:19 AM   #11
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Hey, it's better than that those Mountain Dew commercials he was doing!
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Old 05-03-2006, 07:11 AM   #12
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Downloading as we speak to my ipod (Not) he seems to be going for the elvis las vegas look. Hmm......
Does anyone know any aikido guitar taking techniques....

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Old 05-03-2006, 09:44 AM   #13
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Re: Steven Seagal...

His singing wasn't bad. Much better than the after seminar, drunken aikidoka, Karaoke nights I've been to! Oy Vey!

Come on! Those Mt. Dew commercials were hilarious! At least he was poking fun at himself.

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Old 05-03-2006, 09:59 AM   #14
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Quote:
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Does anyone know any aikido guitar taking techniques....
I only know, fret e nage, well executed it should be really slick and has the added bonus of making a good sound

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Old 05-03-2006, 11:45 AM   #15
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Re: Steven Seagal...

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I only know, fret e nage, well executed it should be really slick and has the added bonus of making a good sound
I'd bet Eb gaeshi would work well. But you either have to tune the guitar specially or perform the technique in a higher octave. For that reason I favor Am nikkyo.

You do have to watch for the (C)ounter with the last one, though.

(Off to find a dorian joke, now. But I will not resort to mixolydian!)

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Old 05-03-2006, 01:08 PM   #16
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Actually, although I'm not particularly a fan of the blues, it wasn't half bad. His singing is definitely better than his more recent movies.
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Old 05-03-2006, 07:11 PM   #17
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Re: Steven Seagal...

I can only experiance the true beauty of the INCREDIBLY cheesey video. .... but i am kicking myself that I have beemn robbed of the entire segal experiance!

Dance your cares away .... worry for another day ... let the music play .... down in fraggle rock!

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Old 05-23-2006, 08:42 PM   #18
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Quote:
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I can only experiance the true beauty of the INCREDIBLY cheesey video. .... but i am kicking myself that I have beemn robbed of the entire segal experiance!
You are missing nothing,
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Old 05-23-2006, 09:17 PM   #19
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Here's an interview with Steven Seagal in The Seattle Times discussing his blues guitar playing:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/htm..._seagal25.html

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Old 05-23-2006, 10:10 PM   #20
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Re: Steven Seagal...

I think i'll prefer him sticking to the aikido sensei image. But heck, thats a pretty sweet girl in that video...
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Old 05-31-2006, 02:51 AM   #21
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Quote:
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I think i'll prefer him sticking to the aikido sensei image. But heck, thats a pretty sweet girl in that video...
Seagal's always had some kinda "sweet girl" in his video/show. think it was a young n "sweet" sharon stone in "above the law".
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Old 05-31-2006, 08:38 AM   #22
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Re: Steven Seagal...

That interview was horrible. He came across as inarticulate and does wonders for the image of aikidoka. Such wonderful statements: "Gatemouth never said anything nice about nobody, but what a great player. I'm the only one he was nice to. He would show me techniques, which he didn't do for anybody." and another gem: ". . .but I don't think I've ever played in Seattle. I don't have any memory of it, at least, but I might have been drunk."

I noticed in some of his later movies he has taken on a street style of talk. Is this an effort at trying to be hip?
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Old 06-04-2006, 06:22 AM   #23
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Re: Steven Seagal...

Hey people have gone into music in worse ways; think about Shatner's "spoken word" phase.
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Old 06-05-2006, 10:30 AM   #24
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Re: Steven Seagal...

If it's all the same to you, I'd rather not contemplate William Shatner or Leonard Nimoy doing anything remotely intended to resemble music.

But, saying the Seagal's efforts are good in comparison is damning with faint praise.

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Old 06-05-2006, 11:13 AM   #25
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Re: Steven Seagal...

I had a really interesting experience in France. My Mom-in-law and fiance and I were sitting around watching tv, and there was Steven Seagal on some game show or other. It was pretty bad. But hey, the man was getting paid!

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