and now a word from our esteemed host and producer, CC Joe:
From the producers, director, and humble host of Call The Tune:
A message to all contestants:
The object of the game is to listen carefully to the bit, and to guess what song the boys are about to start playing.
We may have a daily double from time to time, which will be identified as such, in which case the object is to guess both the song ending AND the next song about to start.
It is the strict policy of the producers of the hit, family game show, Call the Tune, to only use bits of songs that the Grateful Dead ever played live. There will NEVER be Jerry band, Bobby and the Midnights, Kingfish, Phil & Friends, Other Ones, Rat Dog, or The Dead songs used.
In the future, as there have been in the past, you may get peeks at the humble host's old lady's extensive GD related t-shirt collection, and you will often see the trademark 'always set on 5:15' antique clock; there are no intentional hints in any of this, just something to point the camera at during the pre-production phase.
On occassion, as there have been in the past, there may be some distracting back-ground noises, pots and pans clanging around, dishes crashing in the sink, dogs howling or baying at the moon, screams of extasy, loud whoops, and most especially the automatic bread kneeding machine whirring away, please bear with us and accept these distractions. They are not there to confuse you or distrupt the integrity of the tape, but the are there because I need to bake bread to feed the hungry and generally keep the galley in tip top condition. We also humbly ask that you give custom to our sponsors. Our current sponsors are Tofu Turkey and Vitalis Hair gel.
We would gratefully appreciate it if you would please make your guesses using the private message system, so that we may have more than one winner, and so that we may extend the life of a round and keep it fun for as many people as possible for as long as possible.
Please make only one guess at a time.
Please do not give hints to the other contestants in the public space.
Please bear with us, there may be delays in letting you know if your guess is correct or not.
Please bear with us, there may be numerous bad jokes, comic quips, and extraneous comments about the host's polyester sport's jacket and greased back hair.
After a round gets 'boring' (usually in a week or so) and after we have had a few contestants WIN, we will do our best to post up the next round as soon as I get around to making it.
Don't be shy, you too can try to Call the Tune!
I remain your humble host.
> Here's an even wilder swing. I call Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.
man, you are really on a bad trip if you think it is Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds...
Please try again!
Pid, stop thinking about 'keys' and listen to the notes...
clearly the intro notes of a tune, which is NOT a Jerry tune by the by.
As far as keys in C goes, man, I'm tone deaf. seriously.
'We don't need no stinking keys!'
> I'm going to take a wild swing and call Samba In The Rain.
More of a slow dance tune, this number.
Enjoyed by the heads live at concerts only about 20 times or so...
a real crowd pleaser for sure, though.
Please try again!!
iknowurider was reportedly wearing fishnet stockings and a tie dye garter belt while making this guess:
> oh man, I didnt mean to leave out the title, but Im glad you called that tune!!
> > if you are guessing Deal, that ain't it.
> > peace.
> > > Goes to show, you dont never know......
> > >
> > >
> > > PEACE
So, no, while the judges certainly 'got a rise' out of what you are hardly wearing (ba da dum) we are sorry to say it ain't Deal.
Keep in mind, folks, the first authorized hint:
NOT a Jerry tune.
Please try again!
We have a stumper, folks!
Only one guess, from Pid who sid, Tenessee Jid.
Here is Round B again, slightly extended AND
One authorized hint:
NOT a Jerry tune.
Will you dare to try to CALL the Tune??
Please make guesses via the private message system.
Senor Pid wrote:
> Yikes! All I've got is "key of C?" Again? Well, at least it narrows the field considerably. and a few of those I think I can rule out conclusively, so I'm a-plunkin' mah chips down on Jed.
"not Tenessee Jid, Pid."
(says cc joe, as he scoops them chips)
Please try again!
it is not a case of getting my reels back, it is a case of getting back to my reels.
meanwhile, I've been "out here in the fields"
not to worry, "I (will) get my back into my living"
even with a bit of another recycled round...
"I dont need to be forgiven"
"I have a plan."
"Good. Good. Custer had a plan."
You didn't really expect a database application developer to NOT take advantage of a publicly available database, did you?
And as for Denver men, they used to sell some pretty dodgy mining stock shares on the Denver Exchange, you know...
Conversation is always more interesting than recitation, so speak your mind and not someone else's.
yeah yeah yeah... so I recycled.
Mr. Pid wrote:
> Been digging through the recycling again? Like the game, but this ain't my type, so I won't call if the clip ain't ripe. Yeah, yeah, yeah, oh yeah.
> But thank you for a real good time anyway!
> Besides, since I "cheated" last time, I guess I'm disqualified from this round, in addition to forfeiting my double secret bonus points. Golfers are used to calling penalties on themselves.
> And I guess since Ted's off to surgery tomorrow you might have to forgive him blowing protocol with a direct post in the forum featuring the correct answer.
> Hope you get your reels back reel soon! And thanks for bringing the game back at all.
so sue me, Pid.
I feel no shame, it's just a game.
Two more Turkeys who feel no shame:
Re: Alls Fair & Love & War
> Hey Joe ~
> No, I have NO guess, Im waaay off as usual! Just wanted to make sure you knew I was teasing you with my FUCKIN message. Love the flair of curse words, just can't help myself! Your fishnet reference is reaching far & wide Tye~dyed even, dont think they read the parody. No pressure, but can't wait to see what you come up with next. You've gotta post the 12 daze of Christmas again for those that missed it last time!
> Hope you & yours have an excellent Thanksgiving dinner that cant be beat. Remember Alice ? This is a song about Alice.....
Please blame my trangressions and re-cycling on some wild turkeys who attacked me recently!
yes, Ted, it is Loose Lucy.
Thanksgiving, thank you very much for a real good time!