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(02-04-2011 04:56 AM)silverpot Wrote:  The melody for "and I have become comfortably numb" was added to David's original tune to fit Roger's lyrics.

The same thing happened with Wish You Were Here. It was David's initial tune but it was altered a bit to fit the lyrics Roger already had.

Is that all that Roger was referring to when he said the lyrics came before the music in Wish You Were Here? Because then I think he could have said the same thing about Comfortably Numb. Unsure

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I don't think it's been said when "The Doctor" was written, lyrically. My guess is it was written sometime in 1978, during the downtime the band had after The Animals tour and the start of recording sessions for The Wall. I know that the song was inspired by what happened to Roger during their show in Philadelphia in June of '77.

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(02-04-2011 05:13 AM)Arno Sluismans Wrote:  
(02-04-2011 04:56 AM)silverpot Wrote:  The melody for "and I have become comfortably numb" was added to David's original tune to fit Roger's lyrics.

The same thing happened with Wish You Were Here. It was David's initial tune but it was altered a bit to fit the lyrics Roger already had.

Is that all that Roger was referring to when he said the lyrics came before the music in Wish You Were Here? Because then I think he could have said the same thing about Comfortably Numb. Unsure

Nope, the lyrics to Comfy was adapted to the melody, the only thing that was added was the "and I've become comfortably numb" part.

Wish You Were Here took a little more of alteration to fit the lyrics. However, I don't know who did this. It may have been a collaboration.
02-04-2011 04:13 PM
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The David Gilmour is and will be the best guitarist!!! Gilmour, without any doubt.
02-08-2011 11:51 AM
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David Gilmour is not the best guitarist, I don't believe in rating musicianship.

But he is indeed a very good guitarist.

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02-08-2011 11:55 AM
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(01-31-2011 10:42 PM)blue_ember Wrote:  Do you think David Gilmour is the best guitarist of all time? If not then who is the best?

All of Pink Floyd sucks, david is prob the worst one of em all
02-08-2011 12:05 PM
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Arno Sluismans Offline
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(02-08-2011 11:55 AM)Androkles Wrote:  David Gilmour is not the best guitarist, I don't believe in rating musicianship.

But he is indeed a very good guitarist.

Very good point, actually. There are so many different kinds of music that it gets hard to compare... For instance, try to compare Gilmour with B.B. King.

(02-08-2011 12:05 PM)Purple_Ember Wrote:  
(01-31-2011 10:42 PM)blue_ember Wrote:  Do you think David Gilmour is the best guitarist of all time? If not then who is the best?

All of Pink Floyd sucks, david is prob the worst one of em all

I see you're on the wrong website. Don't let your awesomeness hit you in the back on your way out, kay kay?

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(02-08-2011 12:05 PM)Purple_Ember Wrote:  
(01-31-2011 10:42 PM)blue_ember Wrote:  Do you think David Gilmour is the best guitarist of all time? If not then who is the best?

All of Pink Floyd sucks, david is prob the worst one of em all

Yet you took the time to register an account on a Pink Floyd fan message board. I guess that means they don't really suck, or else you wouldn't be here.

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02-08-2011 01:29 PM
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Exactly my point. Some guitarists are the masters of their respective genres, but the musical genres can't be compared really, a classical guitarist could beat the crap out of many electric guitarist.

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02-08-2011 01:34 PM
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EVERYONE Purple_ember is a friend of mine from school, he heard of the forum when I was talking to him and he decided he was gonna do some griefing.... I apologize for him. He's into Ke$sha =.= report him or w.e. hes gonna cause nothing but harm to this forum

Roger Waters - The Wall Live. December 12th, 2011. Second Comfortably Numb guitar solo= best moment of my life!
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