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« Reply #28940 on: August 01, 2022, 06:20:01 AM »
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« Reply #28941 on: August 01, 2022, 12:10:41 PM »
Neil Young: Le Noise





An aptly named album! Too much noise, for me, from the guitars on most of this album. Why so much of the unnecessary heavy distortion? The quality of the backing vocals is also poor for me. These issues do not add to the quality of the songwriting. For me, they even detract from it. Yes, I understand that artists want to experiment and not get stuck in a rut. They want to try other things. This approach, in my opinion, was either bad advice or bad production values. Listen to the track “Love And War” or “Peaceful Valley Boulevard” for direct comparison purposes. I would like to hear an unplugged version of this album or even a “cleaner” electric version.
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« Reply #28942 on: August 01, 2022, 12:20:30 PM »
Now, tell me honestly, is that really a photograph of the shadows of you and a friend.
What I see is that your shadow on the left shows you holding a pair of binoculars scouting the horizon for your lady's return while listening to Steely Dan.
The shadow on the right is your friend with cupped hands around his mouth shouting to someone indoors "Turn off Steely Dan, she is coming!"

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:laugh: :)  You know how to keep peace in the household Aligreto.  ;)

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« Reply #28943 on: August 01, 2022, 12:40:44 PM »

I always rather liked Bananarama.
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

'The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good' (Stanley Kubrick).

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« Reply #28944 on: August 01, 2022, 01:33:42 PM »
:laugh: :)  You know how to keep peace in the household Aligreto.  ;)

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Forewarned is always forearmed, PD, especially in domestic situations  ;)  ;D
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« Reply #28945 on: August 02, 2022, 06:26:55 AM »
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« Reply #28946 on: August 02, 2022, 10:53:48 AM »
A first listen to an early Béla Fleck project: Strength in Numbers, The Telluride Sessions
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« Reply #28947 on: August 03, 2022, 04:04:19 AM »
A first listen to an early Béla Fleck project: Strength in Numbers, The Telluride Sessions
I used to listen to that album all of the time Karl!  :)  Lots of talent in that group.

What did you think of it?

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« Reply #28948 on: August 03, 2022, 06:48:00 AM »
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« Reply #28949 on: August 04, 2022, 06:52:23 AM »
The Rolling Stones:







from The Rolling Stones EP collection:





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« Reply #28950 on: August 04, 2022, 07:06:21 AM »
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« Reply #28951 on: August 04, 2022, 10:33:10 AM »
"I can't live without music, because music is life." - Yvonne Lefébure

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« Reply #28953 on: August 05, 2022, 04:34:12 AM »
I'm currently having a great time listening to a new-to-me Richard Thompson album titled "Sweet Warrior" whilst doing KP duty.  A wonderful album so far (taking a short breather to take care of some other things outside of the kitchen). 

The album is from 2007.  The title is from Sonnet LVII of Amoretti by Edmund Spenser (which is quoted on the inside of the front cover).

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« Reply #28954 on: August 05, 2022, 05:19:38 PM »


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« Reply #28955 on: August 05, 2022, 11:29:58 PM »


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What a gorgeous voice Nat King Cole had!  A wonderful singer/artist.  :)

Burl Ives:  I'll forever remember him singing and narrating in Rudolph.  Sadly, I don't know his singing and musicianship from outside of that.  Do you have many of his records Simon?

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« Reply #28956 on: August 06, 2022, 03:06:37 AM »
What a gorgeous voice Nat King Cole had!  A wonderful singer/artist.  :)

Burl Ives:  I'll forever remember him singing and narrating in Rudolph.  Sadly, I don't know his singing and musicianship from outside of that.  Do you have many of his records Simon?

PD

Hi PD. Unfortunately I don't actually own any of Burl Ives albums, and was listening to that one on YouTube. I was considering a Real Gone set I saw at a local secondhand store, but I see now the albums it collects aren't the ones that were part of the first blossoming of the Folk Revival. That's the Ivss set I want. The album above was a good listen and it's a pity his early folk work is largely forgotten.

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« Reply #28957 on: August 06, 2022, 05:25:00 AM »


Very, very, very...Hawaiian.

Including the early hit "Haere Mai (Everything Is Kapai)", which is currently being used in a prominent tv advertisement here.

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« Reply #28958 on: August 06, 2022, 04:23:01 PM »


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Re: Non-Classical Music Listening Thread!
« Reply #28959 on: August 06, 2022, 04:58:03 PM »
Nice!

Yes, but I'd be okay with never again hearing, "Hello, it's me." YMMV
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