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#67788 - Fri, 04 Aug 2006 07:33:00 I Want to Be a Machine
Fredrik Offline
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I was just listening to my copy of the old 'Ultravox Live 1977' boot (from the Radio House in Stockholm). They start off with 'I Want to Be a Machine', and it obviously has to be John accompanying himself on acoustic guitar since Stevie's electric appears later in the song.

Does anyone know if the same is true for the studio recording of the song, or if Stevie did both parts there? Also, does anyone remember if John played guitar on any other songs way back when?


#67789 - Fri, 04 Aug 2006 20:12:00 Re: I Want to Be a Machine
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stevie probably done both and they mixed them in together. but i could be wrong

#67790 - Mon, 14 Aug 2006 21:53:00 Re: I Want to Be a Machine
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It was the first song John wrote, so he must've played on acoustic guitar all the way. And he performed it with acoustic guitar live. So Stevie is on electric one and John on acoustic.