Talk:Quicksilver Messenger Service

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Guyette?[edit]

Jim Guyette played bass in one of the later touring Quicksilver lineups (am trying to find out exactly when). I added his name to the Past members section but someone deleted it. Why?

Guyette doesn't appear in the detailed list of band line-ups, further down the page, and you have admitted you are "trying to find out exactly when".
I didn't remove it, so I'm just guessing, but as all material in Wikipedia should be referenced from a reliable source, whoever removed it possibly looked for a reference, couldn't find one, and removed it in accordance with Wikipedia policies. The simple rule is find your reliable source before adding information, so you can cite it. Unless you can come up with a source for Guyette, he is likely to be removed again. very shortly.
Arjayay (talk) 09:03, 15 November 2012 (UTC)

Untitled[edit]

'nuff quotes?

youtube quote[edit]

this is the first wiki page i've seen with a random youtube quote. and even in the introduction of the article. rofl —Preceding unsigned comment added by 130.225.244.179 (talk) 12:32, 4 May 2010 (UTC)

Complete removal of links.[edit]

Was the complete removal of almost (if not all) wiki-links from this article realy neccesary? This article is in a very bad condition; it looks like a badly-written fan site, and lacks NPOV and even wikilinks.

Article edit[edit]

I've done a fair bit of re-editing on this article and added more info and inline references. I'll try and expand this as time permits, and would be grateful for any feedback. Dunks (talk) 10:50, 22 March 2009 (UTC)


Hopkins[edit]

Nicky Hopkins leaves the band in two places in this article. Also, Reyes is mentioned as replacing Hopkins, but does not appear in the later list of band members. GeneCallahan (talk) 20:06, 27 April 2009 (UTC)

Picture?[edit]

Could someone add a full band picture? Thanks —Preceding unsigned comment added by Htgtmd (talkcontribs) 22:36, 29 April 2011 (UTC)

Jam bands category?[edit]

Quicksilver Messenger Service was around decades before the modern day term "jam band" was coined so why are they in this category? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 173.59.61.192 (talk) 17:47, 27 May 2011 (UTC) Does it matter that they were around before the term? They still exist today, at least in name. By the way, Dino Valenti in this article is called Valente for half of it. I don't get why, it can't be a dozen plus typos, so why?12.191.141.234 (talk) 15:53, 6 June 2011 (UTC) For what it may be worth, the argument for including Quicksilver as a "Jam band" rests on the idea that the "Jam band" category evolved out of the (San Francisco Bay Area) Psychedelic Rock category of music, and Quicksilver was certainly a part of the original (late 1960's) definition of Psychecdelic Rock. Not the One (talk) 19:12, 28 February 2012 (UTC)

john cipollina death[edit]

It is often mentioned that Cipollina suffered froma "lifelong respitatory illness" http://www.johncipollina.com/ — Preceding unsigned comment added by 74.93.101.86 (talk) 21:02, 27 January 2012 (UTC)

"Overdubs " on Happy Trails[edit]

I have altered the sentence in the article which reads: "According to David Freiberg, at least one of the live tracks was augmented with studio overdubs and the tracks "Calvary" and "Lady of the Cancer Moon" were recorded in the studio just before Gary Duncan left the band."

I did an extensive revsion of the article "Happy_Trails_(album)" some time ago and I have listened to the original live sessions that were once available on the net. "Lady (sic) of the Cancer Moon" is indeed the same on the album and on the live recording. "Mona" has a comment "This here next one's rock and roll" that was added in the studio at the beginning of side 2 of the album, which is trivial. "Calvary", on the album, is completely different than the live version. Some studio effects were performed on the crowd "performance" part of the "Who Do You Love Suite" to reduce the volume of some shout-outs and eliminate feedback on Duncan's remark about "trying to stand still," and Duncan's solo is missing a minute or so in the middle, perhaps because the whole suite had to be fit on a vinyl side. There's no source for Freiberg's quote; I have taken out the reference to him. The sentence could be removed entirely with no real loss. 70.114.146.227 (talk) 19:57, 11 December 2013 (UTC) Eric

Apple Records Richard diLello Sundance Kid[edit]

So which QMS member is "the Sundance Kid" mentioned in DiLello's 'The Longest Cocktail Party' ? Or was he just another of the stream of phonies and bums and freaks that turned up at Apple Records? 121.45.187.148 (talk) 09:25, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

Chuck Steaks[edit]

Chuck Steaks was a Hammond B3 maestro originally from Washington state. His name was Charles Schoning. In Washington, he played in a band called "The Six Eight Paradox" with, among other members, Jerry Miller, who later was a key member of Moby Grape. Charles also played in the 1970's Jerry Garcia-Merl Saunders band at the Matrix in San Francisco. Previously, Charles played in the Anonymous Artists of America. Charles died of the results of a stroke in the 1990's. Rainbow-five (talk) 05:55, 20 June 2015 (UTC)