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"The Family and the Fishing Pole" is a reference to a song from Peter Gabriel's studio album (Security or Peter Gabriel outside the US) entitled "The Family and the Fishing Net." Comment by Or its just a reference to Bubba Gump and his fishing .
General CommentArujei is correct, the song is about a wedding, as Peter himself says in the introduction to the song on Peter Gabriel: Plays Live (the 2 disc set, I'm not sure if it appears on the Excerpts version of the album). Says Peter: "this next one concerns the ritual of the wedding; the ring and the finger this is called The Family and the Fishing net" No Genesis references here.
Released 8th June, Plays Live was compiled from live recordings made at four venues across the American Midwest in late and released the following June. The sleeve notes memorably state; “Some additional recording took place not a thousand miles away from the home of the artiste. The generic term of this process is ‘cheating’”.
Plays Live was effectively a sign-off to the first phase of Peter Gabriel the solo artist. As such, it’s a celebration of all that was achieved on that opening quartet of self-titled long-players, while also standing as confirmation that Peter was an engaged and engaging frontman.
Plays Live by Peter Gabriel, released 08 June 1. The Rhythm of the Heat 2. I Have the Touch 3. Not One of Us 4. Family Snapshot 5. D.I.Y. 6. The Family and the Fishing Net 7. Intruder 8. I Go Swimming 9. San Jacinto Solsbury Hill No Self Control I Don't Remember Shock the Monkey Humdrum On the Air Biko Plays Live was compiled from live recordings made at .
Plays Live was compiled from live recordings made at four venues across the American Midwest in late It is effectively a sign-off to the first phase of Peter Gabriel the solo artist. As such, it’s a celebration of all that was achieved on that opening quartet of self-titled long-players, while also standing as confirmation that Peter.
Released as a double-LP and two-CD set (but also later in a single CD "highlights" edition, missing four songs), this is a fine summing up of the artist's early solo years. Most of his biggest hits and key album tracks are represented in tight, inspired performances -- the notes concede that some of what is here was sweetened after the fact in the studio, but the immediacy of the stage performances wasn't lost in the .
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the DADC CD release of Plays Live on Discogs. Label: Geffen Records - • Format: 2x, CD Album, Reissue DADC • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rock, Prog Rock, Art Rock/5(6).