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What's the meaning/origin of "39/Smooth" as a phrase?


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What's the meaning/origin of "39/Smooth" as a phrase?

 

39 was the age one of Billie's brothers was turning on the day of the records release but I don't remember about the "Smooth" part.


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39 was the age one of Billie's brothers was turning on the day of the records release but I don't remember about the "Smooth" part.

I think one of them wanted to name it Smooth and one wanted to name it 39. I don't know that we actually got an explanation of the "Smooth" part, just that the full thing came from compromise.


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What's the meaning/origin of "39/Smooth" as a phrase?


Liam's right abou the birthday age thing smooth was a stoner thing between billie and mike they couldn't decided so they called it both

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rip in pieces old q&a thread i crie evry tiem

 

What's the meaning/origin of "39/Smooth" as a phrase?

I think one of them wanted to name it Smooth and one wanted to name it 39. I don't know that we actually got an explanation of the "Smooth" part, just that the full thing came from compromise.

 

 

It's named after Billie's brother because we recorded it the day he turned 39, and he's a smooth character.

- Mike Dirnt


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So, is Billie's Blue he used on Trilogy tour,the original one?



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So, is Billie's Blue he used on Trilogy tour,the original one?

I believe it is. He's had a lot of replicas but if I remember correctly he doesn't use them anymore because he doesn't like them.



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I believe it is. He's had a lot of replicas but if I remember correctly he doesn't use them anymore because he doesn't like them.

I think so because look: In Premier Guitar, when Hans showed Blue...

 

- it is heavy relic, just like for guitars that are played a lot

- you can see some stickers from earlier versions here (football helmet, Ramones logo, and small bit of Mojo's logo)

- pickguard really looks old, yellow, like 20 or more year old guitars


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Does anyone know who screams/yells at the end of Homecoming?



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Does anyone know who screams/yells at the end of Homecoming?

At 8'50 ? Tré I thnk...



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At 8'50 ? Tré I thnk...

Yeah. Thanks.



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I know this isn't Green Day related, but who are all the members of The Network? (Their stage names and real names)



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I know this isn't Green Day related, but who are all the members of The Network? (Their stage names and real names)

looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool



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I know this isn't Green Day related, but who are all the members of The Network? (Their stage names and real names)

Fink - Billie Joe
Van Gough - Mike
The Snoo - Tre
Balducci - Jason White
Z - Chris Dugan
Captain Underpants - Reto Peter
 


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I know this isn't Green Day related, but who are all the members of The Network? (Their stage names and real names)

They're on Wikipedia. Why are you on the Information Superhighway if you're not gonna use it?



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They're on Wikipedia. Why are you on the Information Superhighway if you're not gonna use it?

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They're on Wikipedia. Why are you on the Information Superhighway if you're not gonna use it?

He's only 16, he probably hasn't learnt to drive yet.


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They're on Wikipedia. Why are you on the Information Superhighway if you're not gonna use it?

Highway One?



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Highway One?

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He's only 16, he probably hasn't learnt to drive yet.

I have to have an adult with me until I can get my liscense. Only have my permit now.

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I have to have an adult with me until I can get my liscense. Only have my permit now.

I don't have it either :P

 

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I don't see any questions to answer.



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I don't see any questions to answer.

What?

 

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I don't have either :P
 

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You're answering questions that weren't even asked. You have to wait longer to get your permit in NJ than you do in NY haha :P

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You're answering questions that weren't even asked. You have to wait longer to get your permit in NJ than you do in NY haha :P

I don't want to drive, so I'm glad lol.



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Can anybody tell me what color (or pressing) this is? (no guesses please; if you know it, tell me)

 

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without flash:

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Can anybody tell me what color (or pressing) this is? (no guesses please; if you know it, tell me)

It's identical to this one that is pink, but your is kinda weird...colorful  :blink:

 

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It's identical to this one that is pink, but your is kinda weird...colorful  :blink:

This is just light pink. Mine may be a light pink, but it's at least marbled.

I know it looks weird/ugly, but since I have never seen it in any GD collection, I had to buy it :)



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I know it looks weird/ugly, but since I have never seen it in any GD collection, I had to buy it :)

Ugly? I think it's lovely :wub:




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