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The new album Szabodelico by Danish psychedelic jam band Causa Sui. Overall, I think it's a bit underwhelming and not as good as previous albums, though there are a few good songs. For example, La Jolla: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OT0ANqieRw
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World Gone Wrong — Bob Dylan
Lyric Suite — Edvard Grieg, performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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Field: Complete Nocturnes - Elizabeth Joy Roe

Saw her play a few years ago in St. Louis and picked this up. Beautiful and mesmerizing.
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The Best of Al Steward. He still tours.
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Nicolas wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 1:46 pm
FoolStreet wrote: Sun Nov 08, 2020 3:35 am
Nicolas wrote: Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:01 pm Georgia On My Mind — Ray Charles
https://youtu.be/QL3EZwSJAh0
I saw what you did there. lol. Except you posted at 5pm instead of midnight...lol
Yeah, ha! I couldn’t find any songs about Arizona or I would’ve played them.
But if I had found one it probably wouldn’t have been so achingly beautiful as that number performed by Ray Charles.
Definitely not in the same league as Ray Charles, but Paul Revere and the Raiders did a song called "Arizona."
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Strummer wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:44 pm
Nicolas wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 1:46 pm
FoolStreet wrote: Sun Nov 08, 2020 3:35 am
Nicolas wrote: Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:01 pm Georgia On My Mind — Ray Charles
https://youtu.be/QL3EZwSJAh0
I saw what you did there. lol. Except you posted at 5pm instead of midnight...lol
Yeah, ha! I couldn’t find any songs about Arizona or I would’ve played them.
But if I had found one it probably wouldn’t have been so achingly beautiful as that number performed by Ray Charles.
Definitely not in the same league as Ray Charles, but Paul Revere and the Raiders did a song called "Arizona."
Thanks, missed that one. I suppose “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” sung by Glen Campbell (written by Jimmy Webb) could roughly fit too, though I never liked that song.
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“From Elvis in Nashville” out today. From 1970, described by WSJ as "Forty tracks recorded that summer and released as three successive LPs in the months that followed (“That’s the Way It Is,” “Elvis Country” and “Love Letters From Elvis”) are revisited without the orchestral and horn overdubs piled on for those releases, presenting the wide array of material Presley and band took up live in the studio."

Very different stuff. In some I can't identify his voice, in others I'm impressed by it.
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Prélude from Partita No. 3 for Solo Violin (BWV 1006) - Instrumental by Johann Sebastian Bach, Béla Fleck
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Target2019 wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:13 am Prélude from Partita No. 3 for Solo Violin (BWV 1006) - Instrumental by Johann Sebastian Bach, Béla Fleck
:sharebeer :sharebeer
How does he do it! I've been an admirer of his playing for many years.
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Johnny Winter on a Blues/Rock streaming station; Rock Antenne, and the tune just changed to AC/DC.
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heartwood wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:25 am
Target2019 wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:13 am Prélude from Partita No. 3 for Solo Violin (BWV 1006) - Instrumental by Johann Sebastian Bach, Béla Fleck
:sharebeer :sharebeer
How does he do it! I've been an admirer of his playing for many years.
He is talented for sure. Also studied seriously in NYC, and then played with other incredible musicians (Victor Wooten).
A good week is listening to all of his music. Plenty of collaborations like with Chick Corea, Edgar Meyer, etc.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A9la_Fleck
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The song that's been stuck in my head for the last week is Leonard Cohen - Everybody Knows
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Some recent releases that I've been wearing out:

Low Cut Connie - Private Lives
Springsteen - Letter to You
Tim Barry - Live 2018
Bouncing Souls - Volume 2
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bearcub wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:52 am The Best of Al Steward. He still tours.
You mean Al Stewart? I like Year of the Cat.
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heartwood wrote: Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:50 am “From Elvis in Nashville” out today. From 1970, described by WSJ as "Forty tracks recorded that summer and released as three successive LPs in the months that followed (“That’s the Way It Is,” “Elvis Country” and “Love Letters From Elvis”) are revisited without the orchestral and horn overdubs piled on for those releases, presenting the wide array of material Presley and band took up live in the studio."

Very different stuff. In some I can't identify his voice, in others I'm impressed by it.
Thanks, I’m streaming it now. The first record I ever bought was a 45, “Good Luck Charm”, by Elvis. I like the pre Col. Tom Parker recordings better.
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Ripples and actually the whole A Trick of a Tail album from Genesis. Queued to play is Selling England by the Pound.

Without a doubt Genesis is my favourite band. I've listened to almost all their songs over and over again. Been to a few of their concerts back in the day.
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All My Yesterdays: The Debut 1966 Recordings at the Village Vanguard — Mel Lewis Orchestra & Thad Jones
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Sin & Tonic, an album from 1994 by The Mono Men. On YouTube.
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I'm listening to Slipknot-sic now. This song is so heavy with a lot of energy
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ScottPiligrimm wrote: Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:48 am I'm listening to Slipknot-sic now. This song is so heavy with a lot of energy
no disrespect, but heavy and lots of energy doesn't quite describe it for me.

I'll post a trigger warning a la college classes before I post a link.

Trigger Warning: contains video and sound that some may find not to their liking.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3I3-KTJbtY

party on, dude!
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Kind of Blue — Miles Davis. Considered the greatest jazz record of all time. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kind_of_Blue

Bitches Brew — Miles Davis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitches_Brew
Streaming on Apple Music.
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Counting Crows. August and Everything After
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Nicolas wrote: Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:14 am Kind of Blue — Miles Davis. Considered the greatest jazz record of all time. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kind_of_Blue

Bitches Brew — Miles Davis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitches_Brew
Streaming on Apple Music.
Love both those albums. Used to listen to Bitches Brew in the early 70s and in college, along with jazz fusion groups like Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and John McLaughlin.
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Counting Crows - A Long December
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Artful Dodger wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:28 pm
Nicolas wrote: Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:14 am Kind of Blue — Miles Davis. Considered the greatest jazz record of all time. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kind_of_Blue

Bitches Brew — Miles Davis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitches_Brew
Streaming on Apple Music.
Love both those albums. Used to listen to Bitches Brew in the early 70s and in college, along with jazz fusion groups like Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and John McLaughlin.
Yes I’m listening to Bitches Brew for the first time, fantastic stuff. There’s a 4-1/2 hour box set of this album also with outtakes. As for Kind of Blue, absolutely classic.
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Nicolas wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:32 pm
Artful Dodger wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:28 pm
Nicolas wrote: Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:14 am Kind of Blue — Miles Davis. Considered the greatest jazz record of all time. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kind_of_Blue

Bitches Brew — Miles Davis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitches_Brew
Streaming on Apple Music.
Love both those albums. Used to listen to Bitches Brew in the early 70s and in college, along with jazz fusion groups like Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and John McLaughlin.
Yes I’m listening to Bitches Brew for the first time, fantastic stuff. There’s a 4-1/2 hour box set of this album also with outtakes. As for Kind of Blue, absolutely classic.
You have two albums from the same artist that are very different. As I said above, I was introduced to Bitches Brew very early and was one of the first jazz albums I got into. That album and the fusion artists at the time were my introduction to jazz. I was unaware of the back history of jazz - the trios and quartets going back to the 40s. I didn't begin exploring those artists until 15 to 20 years ago when I bought Kind of Blue, Around Midnight, and recordings from Brubeck, Coltane, Mingus, etc. I have friends that are into more traditional jazz who don't really like Bitches Brew and think it's just a mess. For me, it was foundational, and I think it's one reason I was later drawn to the popular groups I followed like the Grateful Dead, Phish, and Dave Matthews who included a lot of improvisation in their concert performances.
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^^^ I’ve known about that album for fifty years. But I never heard it until I subscribed to a streaming service. I have a whole world of music at my fingertips now. :D
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Yes - 90125
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Nuclear Power Trio recently released a new EP. I'm still enjoying Toska and their last couple of releases. I've been listening to a lot of Iron Maiden. If you like "mashups" check out Bill McClintock on youtube. He has created a new genre some are calling Soul Metal along with other seemingly random stuff. Most of them are better than the originals.
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Eric Dolphy, jazz musician: https://youtu.be/LshyazvNxd0
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Xmas in Frisko from soma.fm: https://somafm.com/xmasinfrisko/index.html

Warning: some of the songs contain profanity and other adult references
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Miles Davis/John Coltrane: The Final Tour Bootleg Series 6
Emil Gilels: Grieg - Lyric Pieces
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Walking on the Moon — The Police
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Today I'm enjoying the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and just Tom Petty.

A major regret I have is never seeing him live.

He is a very underrated music maker.

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Broken Man 1999 wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:23 pm Today I'm enjoying the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and just Tom Petty.

A major regret I have is never seeing him live.

He is a very underrated music maker.

Broken Man 1999
Don’t feel so bad. I had a chance once to see Jimi Hendrix and I passed it up. My wife could’ve seen The Beatles....
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Nicolas wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:25 pm
Broken Man 1999 wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:23 pm Today I'm enjoying the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and just Tom Petty.

A major regret I have is never seeing him live.

He is a very underrated music maker.

Broken Man 1999
I had a chance once to see Jimi Hendrix and I passed it up. My wife could’ve seen The Beatles....
Well, at least for Tom Petty there are plenty of concerts available on youtube. Not sure about Hendrix and the Beatles, not that much of a fan for either. I know, sacrilege! :D

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Broken Man 1999 wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:30 pm
Nicolas wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:25 pm
Broken Man 1999 wrote: Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:23 pm Today I'm enjoying the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and just Tom Petty.

A major regret I have is never seeing him live.

He is a very underrated music maker.

Broken Man 1999
I had a chance once to see Jimi Hendrix and I passed it up. My wife could’ve seen The Beatles....
Well, at least for Tom Petty there are plenty of concerts available on youtube. Not sure about Hendrix and the Beatles, not that much of a fan for either. I know, sacrilege! :D

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Waiting for a vaccine reminds me of Tom Petty's "The Waiting" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMyCa35_mOg&ob=av2e
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For Earth Below — Robin Trower
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Nicolas wrote: Tue Dec 01, 2020 2:30 pm For Earth Below — Robin Trower
Love Trower! :happy
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Potential - distraction = performance.
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R.E.M. - "Shiny Happy People"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7QgsixRWNw
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Last month, Daniel Cordier a leader in the French Resistance died at 100 years old. His memorial service was attended by the current and a former president of France as well as other prominent men and women of the government and armed forces. At it they played "Le Chant Des Partisans" which I have been listening to along with other songs of the War.

https://holocaustmusic.ort.org/resistan ... partisans/
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JAZZISCOOL wrote: Fri Dec 04, 2020 10:21 am R.E.M. - "Shiny Happy People"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7QgsixRWNw
Great one. Michael Stipes' suit rivals some of those worn by David Byrne.
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The North Pond Hermit — Half Moon Jug Band
https://youtu.be/u9R5621f8pg
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Purgatory - Tyler Childers
Down the Road Wherever - Mark Knopfler

Love Trower!
Ditto
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Ernest74 wrote: Fri Dec 04, 2020 2:37 pm Purgatory - Tyler Childers
Down the Road Wherever - Mark Knopfler

Love Trower!
Ditto
I think someone mentioned Tyler earlier in this thread. He is terrific!
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Doom&Gloom wrote: Fri Dec 04, 2020 2:50 pm
Ernest74 wrote: Fri Dec 04, 2020 2:37 pm Purgatory - Tyler Childers
Down the Road Wherever - Mark Knopfler

Love Trower!
Ditto
I think someone mentioned Tyler earlier in this thread. He is terrific!
Agreed. He is one of my new favorites.
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Ernest74 wrote: Fri Dec 04, 2020 2:37 pm Purgatory - Tyler Childers
Down the Road Wherever - Mark Knopfler

Love Trower!
Ditto
Thanks for mentioning Tyler Childers - really nice voice.
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I have kind of dropped off this thread, but ...

Today we moved a piano out of our living room/music room and consequently I had to redo the ARC (Anthem Room Correction).

Afterwards, I listened to a range of music, but I was struck by Paul Simon’s “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes.” It’s an almost perfect 5:49 of music.
I get the FI part but not the RE part of FIRE.
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