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"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
BeeTrew, good morning.
Many, many years ago, there was a controversy surrounding the Rolling Stones. It was suggested, following an analysis of the opening bars of one of their songs played at different tour locations, that they were not playing the song live but were using playback.
My take on the story was that any four guys (or women) who have played, say, Satisfaction, a million or more times together will be able to reproduce it almost identically and fool any such analysis (and anyway, back then everyone in the industry knew who was using playback (stand up Ms. Ciccone) and who wasn't).
The entire call for 2m 27s sounds, to me, identical, the only differences being the occasional absence of the first 'note' and the occasional variation of the pause between the first note and the cluster.
I don't hear Cetti's every day (far from it), but when I have had the pleasure of hearing them every day, they've never been so consistent (unlike the Stones). So I'd say that's playback.
But would be happy to be disagreed with...
All the best -
In reply to HAZY:
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