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I came across this video clip of  an old Saturday Night Live comedy sketch featuring Will Ferrell as the Devil and was surprised to hear KC music being used in the sketch.  Will attempts to help Garth Brooks get past a case of writer's block in exchange for Garth's soul.   A brief excerpt of LTIA pt. 1 is used at 00:51 for Will's entrance.   What a hoot!   I would hope that KC got some royalties from this...

http://www.break.com/usercontent/2007/10/Will-Ferrell-writes-a-song-for-garth-brooks-384390.html

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      "FROM THE BOWEL'S OF HELL"

One of my favs, right up there with "more cowbell".

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Aha! The ol' tritone. What else? Really good sketch. Love it. Of course we get paid.
I like the bit about the 'f' chord hurting Lucifer's fingers.
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I have it on good authority that an old poster of Fripp from the Exposure era once resided in the SNL writers' room with cartoon horns and goatee added by way of black magic marker with a cartoon balloon coming out of his mouth stating, "Je semble fabuleux!"

That was years ago so I am sure it's long gone. The place smelled like bad bong water and sweaty feet so I am sure GE has upgraded since then. Perhaps inspiration struck them as a result of Fripp's Old Nick doppelganger or as I like to call him, Scratch.
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I was just thinking(I know,dangerous for me..)that the little tritone lick that appears in the SNL skit for about 20 seconds also only appears in LTIA for about 20 seconds. By the time we hit 'Red',we could have made a whole opus out of that riff.
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They used to play the intro to Fallen Angel when Jon Lovitz played the devil on SNL, too.
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They must think that Robert has some mephistodiabolicophical side to him. How could anyone,ever get that impression.....?
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That era (Hartman, Lovitz, Myers, Carvey) was the time of the Fripp poster. While that crew had nothing on the writers' of the late seventies era of the show, fans of Fripp they were.

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My my my, I do declare, Sir Wetton, what big words you have!  Excellentatious work there, oh coinage king of Crimsoneoligismsburg.

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Ah, ah, ah!!!
fantastic sketch!

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Will Ferrell aptly proves he has great taste in music but insists on butchering classic songs with great hilarity. Check his version of Dust In The Wind in Old School.



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Actually, I think the Devil is onto something with his "Love Bat" song... It's been turning around in my head for a while.

"I just got bit by the Love Bat!  And it's driving me MAD!"

:lol

Here's another worthy clip found while scavenging on YouTube:

A 1973 TV commercial promoting the release of LTIA. 


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