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by jmslick
Sat May 23, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: 1982 - Petra Live in Atlanta
Replies: 35
Views: 3248

Re: 1982 - Petra Live in Atlanta

Hey, Does anyone happen to know the venue for this Atlanta show? Bert I recall that we played at a very large suburban Atlanta church where either Myron LeFevre was involved, or he played the same show. Might have been Mt. Paran Church of God. Wikipedia states that he had been a janitor there, but ...
by jmslick
Sat May 23, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: New Petra Project
Replies: 125
Views: 43191

Re: New Petra Project

brent wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 8:57 pm
You know, at first, I used to think it was the guitar, but it sounds like it could be some manipulated organ. I don't know. Do I get a winning lottery ticket for coming up with the right answer?
You're supposed to know these things!
by jmslick
Sat May 23, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: 1979 Petra Live Audio Miscellaneous
Replies: 32
Views: 6144

Re: 1979 Petra Live Audio Miscellaneous

I bought it, took it home, put it on and sat with my mouth open, thinking, THIS SUCKS! I felt the same when I bought Donald Fagan's "Kamakiriad" around 1995. I hated it because it was such a sterile departure from the Dan's usual juicy organic stuff. But after a while, I could not stop playing it. ...
by jmslick
Sat May 23, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: New Petra Project
Replies: 125
Views: 43191

Re: New Petra Project

It's good to see John Slick posting again. I enjoyed conversing with him. I would love to have him play on a PDC3. Hey Brent, you're an engineer right? Here's an odd audio thing I'd wondered about but forgotten until recently listening. It's a weird "slide whistle" sound right at 2:29. I suspect it...
by jmslick
Sat May 23, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: 1979 Petra Live Audio Miscellaneous
Replies: 32
Views: 6144

Re: 1979 Petra Live Audio Miscellaneous

I wonder what Beat The System would have sounded like if JS would have had a hand or two on it..... I've no idea, particularly since I've never heard the album. But I'm sure it was very well done. I thought that Carl Marsh did the synth programming. I've no idea of who played what on the album. I'm...
by jmslick
Sat May 23, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: Greg on Coloring Song
Replies: 22
Views: 5253

Re: Greg on Coloring Song

I really didn't mean to get John Slick all upset, My info comes from people that I trust and have inter knowledge of the band at the time and one of them is a life long friend of Bob's, and I would not put anything on here that I didn't truly believe was 100% correct. No one's "all upset." But, I t...
by jmslick
Sat May 23, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: New Petra Project
Replies: 125
Views: 43191

Re: New Petra Project

I have no idea how close it is, but there was this years ago. Cameron Jones is on a video doing the intro. Ha. $149.00. Things have come a long way. $149.00 back in the Synclavier and Fairlight days would probably have bought a relabled box of ten eight-inch floppy discs to store all those dirty 8-...
by jmslick
Fri May 22, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: Greg on Coloring Song
Replies: 22
Views: 5253

Re: Greg on Coloring Song

Bob actually talks about it in the More Power To Ya devotional on how "Killing My Old Man" was originally recorded for Come & Join Us but was dropped because of the label and was rerecorded later for NSD. I know "The Coloring Song" was originally done by the group GXV was in in the 70's. Right. But...
by jmslick
Thu May 21, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: Greg on Coloring Song
Replies: 22
Views: 5253

Re: Greg on Coloring Song

Something else that might be a factor is NSD was recorded over a 2 year period, several of the songs were originally meant for Washes Whiter Than but the record label didn't want to go that direction so they were put on the back burner. I remember hearing the The Coloring Song was one of the last s...
by jmslick
Thu May 21, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: 1979 Petra Live Audio Miscellaneous
Replies: 32
Views: 6144

Re: 1979 Petra Live Audio Miscellaneous

Agreed. I always thought that without adding John Slick the Petra sound and and image would have never been complete. That wall of sound with synth was his trademark on Petra IMHO, and let's not forget the B3. That frame of work continued through Petras run after that. I also think that Occupy is t...
by jmslick
Tue May 19, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: 1979 Petra Live Audio Miscellaneous
Replies: 32
Views: 6144

Re: 1979 Petra Live Audio Miscellaneous

Doxology the tune, aka “Old 100th” was written in 1551. So no, not by John Slick. He would probably be credited for the arrangement as recorded on the album, however. When I watched that video lately, I was surprised when Bob played Doxology. I don't remember him ever playing that other than the cl...
by jmslick
Tue May 19, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: New Petra Project
Replies: 125
Views: 43191

Re: New Petra Project

Hi John Did you ever attend a Petra concert after you left the band and if so what did you think and how did it feel? After I left, other than noticing CP on the TBN sign, I never heard of any Petra concerts. Nor did I ever hear from anyone in the band, but I figured they were quite busy. I concur ...
by jmslick
Mon May 18, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: New Petra Project
Replies: 125
Views: 43191

Re: New Petra Project

I know what I would love to see. I'm fairly certain bringing John Slick back would be out of the equation , so I won't include him. It's not out of any of my equations, but I never was particularly good with math. Only once has anyone inquired whether I'd like to play with any Petra reincarnation. ...
by jmslick
Sat May 16, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: 1982 - Petra Live in Atlanta
Replies: 35
Views: 3248

Re: 1982 - Petra Live in Atlanta

I had to look at different sections of the video many times, to confirm who was playing keyboards. I didn't remember ever playing most of the first few songs. Nice to see this old stuff, and rare that it was so well recorded, and big props to Kim Hartman FOH engineer for the mix. Bob was a fantastic...
by jmslick
Sun Oct 16, 2016 12:35 am
Forum: The Petra Zone
Topic: JDB
Replies: 75
Views: 9272

Re: JDB

It's ludicrous to think that either one of those stories is a full and accurate account of the facts.
But, here is something one can confidently accept as a 100 per cent accurate, undeniable, and irrefutable commentary on human nature:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDBOwPORHGU