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Mellotron at St. Hill?

Discussion in 'General Scientology Discussion' started by chipgallo, Sep 22, 2019.

  1. chipgallo

    chipgallo Patron Meritorious

    The Wikipedia entry for the Mellotron, an analog keyboard-based instrument of some complexity, lists L. Ron Hubbard as an early adopter with his unit residing at St. Hill. Can anyone confirm? If so, do they play it at Sunday Services? Trippy if true.

  2. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    True. There's a cheesy promo film from the 60s with him playing it.

    It was not sited in the chapel. If anyone played it now they'd probably get declared on the spot. Disrespectful, you know.

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  3. strativarius

    strativarius Inveterate gnashnab & snoutband

    I can't confirm it but Paul already has. It doesn't surprise me though, there's a bunch of pre-recorded tapes in it that would make any amateur sound fantastic. Listen to the intro to the Beatles' 'Bungalow Bill' and you'll see what I mean. That's a Mellotron.
  4. chipgallo

    chipgallo Patron Meritorious

    I am familiar as an occasional prog rock listener.
  5. Little David

    Little David Gold Meritorious Patron

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    LRH at Saint Hill, Mellotron on the left.

  6. chipgallo

    chipgallo Patron Meritorious

    Attached Files:

    Last edited: Sep 22, 2019
  7. Xenu Xenu Xenu

    Xenu Xenu Xenu Patron Meritorious

    A real rock'n'roll guy he was.

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  8. Xenu Xenu Xenu

    Xenu Xenu Xenu Patron Meritorious

    Here's a great one from FreakE420 on WWP.

  9. The_Fixer

    The_Fixer Class Clown

  10. triumph

    triumph Silver Meritorious Patron

    He's the Fifth lost Beetlez


    Liverpool Echo
    Where's Beatle Ronnie?
    Liverpool Echo
    18:00, 25 AUG 2015

    Does anyone know who was the substitute Beatle drummer one night at the Grosvenor – a local lad called Ronnie?
    Ronnie was a teddy boy, tougher looking than Jack Palance, according to manager Williams.
    John Lennon announced that they had no drummer that night but they had his kit. ‘‘Did any one fancy playing the skins?’’ Ronnie, a tall strong lad with a mass of red hair, stepped forward.
    He got behind the drums and started banging away.
    It was the worst night the Beatles had experienced. They could not get Ronnie off stage.
    If they did, his mates threatened them.
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2019
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