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« Reply #26320 on: December 11, 2019, 05:17:27 PM »
Please don't ever, never tell anyone but I like one RUSH song, Sub Division, this is why I'm listening, in general I dislike RUSH but this song cool, the lyric i dunno, It's so Degrassi(the tv show), remember poor Weel's burden nerdom, he is raised by is grand mother, because his real parent died, that not all he a total nerd whit huge rim glasses and an outcast at his school, this is so Canadian I don't know to say he as the worst life in the kids at that high school, and he find peace of mind playing video game at the arcade, skipping school... LOL

I like Rush, but they’re far from my favorite rock trio, that honor goes to this band:



I still love The Police to this day. I find their albums, Zenyatta Mondatta, Ghost in the Machine, and Synchronicity to be three of the best rock albums I’ve ever heard and I continue to return to these albums. I even have these miniature figures in my room:

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« Reply #26321 on: December 12, 2019, 05:16:34 PM »
The Band: Stage Fright



Though it doesn't quite reach the stellar heights of its two predecessors, it's an excellent album in its own right.
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« Reply #26322 on: December 14, 2019, 01:41:03 AM »
2019 saw the release of this tribute album to Mose Allison put together by his daughter Amy:



It is pretty good, the artists invited leave something to be desired, IMO.  But it reminded me of this anthology, which has the best overview to the great man:


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« Reply #26323 on: December 14, 2019, 08:56:31 AM »
The Band: Stage Fright



Though it doesn't quite reach the stellar heights of its two predecessors, it's an excellent album in its own right.

My sentiments precisely.  I have to say if someone pointed a gun at me and forced me to name my all-time favorite pop/rock album, their second self-titled The Band might well be it.... it's resonated deeply with me for most of my life.
The man that hath no music in himself,
Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds,
Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils.
The motions of his spirit are dull as night,
And his affections dark as Erebus.
Let no such man be trusted.

-- William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

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« Reply #26324 on: December 14, 2019, 09:02:41 AM »


Love this band.
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« Reply #26325 on: December 14, 2019, 10:04:45 AM »
Trimming the tree today....


The man that hath no music in himself,
Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds,
Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils.
The motions of his spirit are dull as night,
And his affections dark as Erebus.
Let no such man be trusted.

-- William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

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« Reply #26326 on: December 14, 2019, 06:16:12 PM »
My sentiments precisely.  I have to say if someone pointed a gun at me and forced me to name my all-time favorite pop/rock album, their second self-titled The Band might well be it.... it's resonated deeply with me for most of my life.

I could say the same about Music from Big Pink - it and The Band are practically interchangeable in terms of quality.

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Steeleye Span: Parcel of Rogues



Terrific album. The rock/folk equation is well-balanced with neither half overwhelming the other, there are some spectacular sonic effects, and the 18th century historical perspective (early industrialization, Scottish rebellion, etc) is intriguing.
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« Reply #26327 on: December 14, 2019, 07:28:20 PM »


Van Morrison: Three Chords And The Truth
Released on 25 October 2019.


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Three Chords and The Truth is his sixth record in the last four years, the latest dispatch of a particularly productive period, and the first to feature all-new original songs since 2012’s Born to Sing: No Plan B (minus one co-write with lyricist Don Black). Though he sticks closely to the conservative R&B, blues, and jazz modes that have defined his ’00s discography, the LP’s 14 songs showcase his determination to wring profundity out of even the most common language. Songwriter Harlan Howard coined the phrase “Three chords and the truth” to describe the necessary ingredients for country and western music, but this isn’t a country record. Van’s talking about his desire to take simple rhymes and traditional song structures and imbue them with Caledonia soul heaviness. (Pitchfork)



At age 74, Van Morrison has not slowed down at all.  In fact, one could argue that he has been more prolific these last few years than at any time in his 50+ year career.  And the quality of these recordings is right up there with his best stuff.  Remarkable.  It is a good time for Van fans.   8)

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« Reply #26328 on: Today at 05:50:48 AM »
Beatles: Rubber Soul


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« Reply #26329 on: Today at 05:51:20 AM »

Steeleye Span: Parcel of Rogues



Terrific album. The rock/folk equation is well-balanced with neither half overwhelming the other, there are some spectacular sonic effects, and the 18th century historical perspective (early industrialization, Scottish rebellion, etc) is intriguing.

Very nice  8)
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