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  • Greatest Stringed Instrument Ever Solo done any time, any type of Music. (Vanity)

    05/28/2023 3:13:13 AM PDT · by mabarker1 · 147 replies
    Any place You want to. ^ | 05/28/2023 | Mabarker1
    I'm going to pick 4 for starters that are in different decades but for the time frame were the best in My opinion/era/Genre. I don't care what type of music but this Thread is (hopefully) going to be about Stringed Instrument Solo, meaning only 1 person on the Instrument. 1) Eddie Van Halen born Edward Lodewijk Van Halen Van Halen Eruption (Live)Trivia note: Eddie made his Guitars one of these was named Frankenstrat 2) James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix) National Anthem U.S.A (Woodstock 1969) I know this one may offend/upset some FReepers due to the song being...
  • New police bodycam shows moment dazed ex-soccer star Hope Solo is yanked from her car and arrested for DWI after being found passed out in a Walmart parking lot

    11/01/2022 5:40:20 PM PDT · by algore · 12 replies
    New footage released today shows the moment Hope Solo was yanked from her car by police on the night of her DWI arrest after she passed out behind the wheel with her two-year-old twins in the back. Solo, 41, was arrested on March 31 after being discovered in her car in a Winston-Salem, North Carolina Walmart parking lot. Her two-year-old twins, Lozen and Vittorio, were in the backseat of the car, and the engine was still running. The ex-USWNT goalkeeper was later convicted and hit with a 30-day prison-sentence, which she did not have to serve because of the month...
  • Han Solo Blaster from Star Wars Total Realized at Auction $1,057,500

    09/12/2022 7:53:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 68 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | September 2, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    The prop used by the character Han Solo in the original Star Wars movie was lost for decades. It was recently rediscovered, re-assembled, and sold at auction at Rock Island Auction Company. The price, as bid, was $900,00. With the buyer’s fees, the total amount came to $1,057,500. As one of the auctioneers quipped, that is a record price paid for a blaster!The following video shows the bidding at Rock Island Auction Company. It is fast. It is pricey. It only lasts two minutes and 59 seconds.Interested bidders from all over the world were willing to pay a lot of...
  • Hope Solo Was Arrested On Child Abuse Charges After She Was Found Passed Out In A Car With Her Children_(Former US Scoccer golie)

    04/03/2022 6:46:46 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 46 replies ^ | April 2, 2022, | Ade Onibada
    Hope Solo, a former goalkeeper for the US women's national soccer team, was arrested after she was found passed out behind the wheel of her car with her 2-year-old twins in a Walmart parking lot in North Carolina. Police in Winston-Salem arrested the 40-year-old on Thursday on charges of driving while impaired, resisting a public officer, and misdemeanor child abuse, the Associated Press reported. Solo had allegedly been passed out for more than an hour with the engine of the vehicle running while her two young children were in the backseat when she was noticed by a passerby. AP reported...
  • Harrison Ford involved in another incident while piloting plane, now under investigation by FAA

    04/29/2020 6:36:29 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 72 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | April 29, 2020 | Rachel Yang
    Harrison Ford is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration after once again experiencing an aviation mishap. Last week, the Star Wars actor, 77, was piloting a plane in Los Angeles when he crossed a runway at Hawthorne Airport, despite receiving radio instructions to stay back as another aircraft was landing. Ford released a statement obtained by EW on Wednesday, saying the "runway incursion" was due to his misunderstanding of the orders and that luckily, no one was harmed. "Mr. Ford crossed the airport's only runway in his aircraft after he misheard a radio instruction from ATC. He immediately acknowledged...
  • Ron Howard Says Online Trolls Were Partly To Blame For ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Box Office Fail

    06/05/2019 8:31:45 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 148 replies
    Deadline ^ | June 5, 2019 | Andreas Wiseman
    Ron Howard has said that online trolls were partly to blame for the lacklustre box office performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story. The Oscar-winning filmmaker, who is currently promoting upcoming documentary Pavarotti, told the Happy Sad Confused podcast that “aggressive trolling” was a crucial factor in the film’s financial under-performance but that he still greatly enjoyed the creative experience of making the film. “I wish it could have lived up to the box office expectations,” Howard said. “That’s disappointing. Why didn’t it? Maybe that’s the release [date], maybe it was too nostalgic, maybe pushback from the previous movie…some trolling,...
  • Alex Honnold, a Soul Freed in ‘Free Solo’

    03/17/2019 7:32:16 AM PDT · by Baynative · 41 replies
    NYT ^ | 10-25-18 | Bret Stephens
    In 1923, the mountaineer George Mallory gave an interview to The New York Times in which he famously explained why he was determined to summit Mount Everest. “Because it’s there.” He died in the attempt the following year. Alex Honnold, who last year became the first person to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan alone and without a rope, seems to have a different explanation for why he climbs. “Because I’m here.” ~snip~ But the thrills of the movie turn out to be incidental to its real purpose, which is less about climbing than it is about living. Honnold, it turns out,...
  • Toxic Fandom Is Killing 'Star Wars'

    06/11/2018 8:21:36 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 139 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | June 11, 2018 | Marc Bernadin
    Racist harassment of 'Last Jedi' star Kelly Marie Tran and the 'Solo' backlash: Lucasfilm’s problem isn’t the movies, it’s trolls who want only the nostalgia of their youth, like "old Luke Skywalker hiding on an island from everything new," writes columnist Marc Bernardin. Fandom has always been an us versus them proposition. In the early days, it was because you loved something that the world at large found silly, be it comic books or Doctor Who. It was you and those who felt like you, against everyone else. Star Wars redefined fandom because it built a bigger tent than had...
  • 'Star Wars' Can Survive The Box Office Failure Of 'Solo'

    06/05/2018 9:31:58 AM PDT · by tom h · 48 replies
    Forbes ^ | Jun 4, 2018, 10:00am | Scott Mendelson
    With just $265 million worldwide after just under two weeks, with little hope of legs, Solo: A Star Wars Story will both be a genuine box office whiff and the lowest-grossing Star Wars movie of all time ... the Ron Howard-directed sci-fi prequel is destined for a domestic cum between $185m and $215m, depending on the breaks. If it ends up under $209m, it'll have a lower raw domestic number than the original 1980 release of The Empire Strikes Back, not even accounting for reissues and inflation ... Solo isn't the first time that Star Wars has faced accusations of...
  • 'Solo' Will Lose $50M-Plus in First Defeat for Disney's 'Star Wars' Empire

    06/04/2018 5:04:20 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 89 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | June 4, 2018 | Pamela McClintok
    To borrow one of Han Solo's lines from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, "That's not how the Force works!" It's an apt way to sum up the troubled performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story. In one of the biggest box-office surprises in recent times, Solo is badly underperforming and will become the first of the Star Wars movies made by Disney and Lucasfilm to lose money. Wall Street analyst Barton Crockett says Solo will lose more than $50 million. Industry financing souces, however, say that figure could come in at $80 million or higher, although no one knows the...
  • Box Office: ‘Solo’ Is Officially a Disaster as Media Cover Up Why

    06/02/2018 5:39:02 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 125 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/02/18 | John Nolte
    With no serious competition opening at the box office, Solo has officially collapsed with a catastrophic -68 percent drop in its second weekend. After grossing a measly (we are talking about a Star Wars movie here) $82 million in its debut weekend, Solo bottomed out in week two with just $28 million. How bad is that? In its second weekend, The Force Awakens was grossing $50 million A DAY. The Last Jedi grossed $70 million. Rogue One grossed $55 million. In worse news, Solo is by far the most expensive Star Wars movie produced yet, with a reported price tag...
  • Post-Memorial Day Blues At The B.O.: ‘Solo’ In Free Fall With $26M+ (tr)

    06/01/2018 2:25:02 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 19 replies
    Deadline ^ | June 1, 2018 | Anthony D'Alessandro
    The post-Memorial Day weekend at the box office doesn’t have to be a downer. However, none of the majors wanted to take advantage of that opportunity and slot an event title here. Some will argue that it’s an oversaturated marketplace, however, product rules. Don’t forget that. A year ago, Wonder Woman opened in this space and soared to a $103.2M opening and became the biggest grossing title of last summer stateside with $412.5M. She followed on the heels of the lackluster start by Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, which had a $78.4M four-day. This year,...
  • Box Office: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Bombs With $148M Global Weekend

    05/27/2018 8:46:45 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 96 replies
    Forbes ^ | May 27, 2018 | Scott Mendelson
    Walt Disney and Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story performed at near-worst-case scenario levels this Memorial Day weekend. The film opened with a soft-ish $35.6 million on Friday, including $14m in Thursday previews, before comparatively cratering over the holiday for an $83.3m Fri-Sun and projected $101m Fri-Mon frame. That’s a weak 2.83x four-day weekend multiplier, on par with Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2.73x in 2007) and X-Men: The Last Stand (2.71x in 2006). That wouldn’t be a problem if the overall numbers were bigger, as X-Men 3 and Pirates 3 both set Memorial Day records. Solo did...
  • Box-Office Preview: 'Solo' Headed for Lowest Opening of Disney 'Star Wars' Movies

    05/24/2018 5:13:58 AM PDT · by C19fan · 68 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 23, 2018 | Pamela McClintock
    If all goes well, a young Han Solo and his band of outcasts will take out Captain Jack Sparrow and set a new Memorial Day weekend record at the box office. Disney and Lucasfilm's spinoff Solo: A Star Wars Story is tracking to open to $130 million to $150 million over the long holiday weekend, with $130 million being on the low end of expectations. To date, the Memorial Day weekend record-holder for the top domestic launch is 2007's Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End with $139.8 million, not adjusted for inflation.
  • Is anyone really desperate to see Solo: A Star Wars Story?

    05/22/2018 6:01:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 78 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | May 22, 2018 | Tom Beasley
    This week marks the release of a new Star Wars movie, focusing on arguably the most loved character in the history of the franchise – swashbuckling cosmic bad-boy Han Solo. Everything about Solo: A Star Wars Story suggests it should be steaming into cinemas on the back of a roaring hype train, but that’s not so. Compared with the rabid fan anticipation that preceded The Force Awakens in 2015 and last year’s divisive The Last Jedi, the publicity build-up to Solo is muted, like Chewbacca with a sore throat.
  • After U.S. Defeat, Goalie Hope Solo Calls The Swedes 'Cowards'

    08/13/2016 12:34:03 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 75 replies ^ | August 12, 2016 | Greg Myre
    U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo's social media commentary earned her the wrath of Brazilians before she arrived in Rio. She dug a much deeper hole for herself Friday by insulting the Swedish team that had just bounced the heavily favored Americans from the tournament in a penalty shootout. "I'm very proud of this team. But I also think we played a bunch of cowards. The best team did not win today. I think you saw American heart. You saw us give everything we had today," she told reporters. "Sweden dropped off. They didn't want to open play. They didn't want to...
  • Nothing But The Blood Of Jesus

    11/16/2015 10:32:31 AM PST · by Revski · 1 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/16/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    Me, Revski/o7jimmy in the back yard and my mandolin.
  • Bernie Sanders Got Rythm

    10/22/2015 12:02:08 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 6 replies
    CNN/Huffington POst ^ | Oct 21, 2015 | CNN/Huffington Post
    Bernie Sanders jams out to Ben Harper's Burn one Down. He's already got the rock star size crowds so if the presidential thing doesn’t work out it’s good to know he’s just a percussion kit away from a new career.
  • Hope Solo To Face Charges In 2014 Domestic Violence Incident Involving Nephew And Sister

    10/03/2015 6:14:03 PM PDT · by george76 · 40 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | October 3, 2015 | Shayla D
    Solo had gotten into a physical altercation with her half-sister and nephew, who was a minor at the time in June of 2014. Solo seemed to catch a lucky break in January when the case was dismissed due to “procedural grounds.” However, an appeals court reversed that decision and cleared the path for charges against Solo to be re-filed. ... Hope’s half-sister Teresa Obert .. Police documents indicate that Hope Solo’s night of fury did not end there. Upon being arrested for two domestic violence charges at Obert’s house, Solo became belligerent with officers and jail staff, at one point...
  • Hope Solo’s half-sister, new documents reveal ugly details of domestic violence incident

    06/07/2015 3:17:17 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | By Cindy Boren June 7 at 4:26 PM
    A day before the U.S. women’s national team opens its World Cup play, the sister of goalie Hope Solo has spoken up and documents reveal new details about a domestic violence incident involving the family last June. On ESPN’s “Outside the Lines,” Mark Fainaru-Wada reports that police records, depositions and an interview with Teresa Obert, Solo’s half-sister and one of the alleged victims in the incident, are at odds with Solo’s comments on what happened on “Good Morning, America,” on Facebook and in a new ESPNW story. Charges against her in Kirkland, Wash., were dismissed last winter, but prosecutors have...