What music are you listening to now !

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby al_yrpal » 9 Feb 2020, 11:18pm

Touring on a bicycle is a great way to explore and appreciate the countryside and towns you pass through. Make a difference...

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby colin54 » 10 Feb 2020, 8:17am

reohn2 wrote:Here' anoher you may like:- https://youtu.be/XyoFFiUiOUw

Thanks John, excellent version, it's a song that has stood the test of time for sure and lends itself to lots of different treatments

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Come_On_in_My_Kitchen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4up4VP8zjyc Robert Johnson's original version from 1936/7,though it's roots go back even further apparently..
I've always liked The Blues Band's (Paul Jones etc) high energy version, seen 'em a few times
over the years, they always put on a great show, a great singer and harp player, vastly underrated in my opinion.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1syOduLLq-8
They're still out there playing, PJ is now 77 !

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby reohn2 » 10 Feb 2020, 8:41am

Colin
I've seen and enjoyed the Blues Band few times myself and can only agree they're a grossly underrated band.I really like the Larkin Poe version to :)
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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby cyclop » 10 Feb 2020, 2:07pm

Marty Robbins,El Paso and Big Iron.

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby colin54 » 11 Feb 2020, 1:54pm

cyclop wrote:Marty Robbins,El Paso and Big Iron.

El Paso was the first record I ever bought, with some money that my Mum or Dad gave me (to shut me up probably) from a remainder bin somewhere in central London in the early '60's.I always loved the Mexican style guitar on it, played by Grady Martin (I just discovered, who played on a lot of hits in his lifetime),Roy Orbison Patsy Cline etc.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zBzZJd-nfw

I'd never heard 'Big Iron' before, Benny Hill's 'Ernie' owes a bit to that possibly,'Big Iron' link..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzICMIu5zFY

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grady_Martin
Magic ,thanks for the memory jolt cyclop.

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby Mick F » 11 Feb 2020, 2:23pm

Still nothing ......... but listening to the clocks ticking.

Yesterday evening, I listened to The Manhattan Transfer singing "I know why (and so do you)".
Much better than the Moonlight Serenade Glen Miller original and more in keeping with the swing era.
My dad was an accomplished pianist and often played swing other than the classical stuff. This music was one of his favourites when he was in the RAF during 2nd WW in the NAAFI, but he played it with swing! :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH8S5IJ043w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e2LXzNjYkw
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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 24 Feb 2020, 2:52pm

Hi,
My father (WW2 s-major) mother went to see South Pacific opening in London IIRC, then they bought the record.
I still have it :)
And I cant get the words out of my head :)
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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby colin54 » 29 Mar 2020, 11:14am

Leo Kottke, a great acoustic guitarist player, his tune 'Busted Bicycle', I was listening to this yesterday. I thought that one of the riffs sounded familiar, it occurs in Robert Wilkins 'That's No Way to Get Along'. A neat little joke in the Leo Kottke's title, if it was deliberate . A busted bicycle is indeed, no way to get along. The Rolling Stones also recorded a different Wilkins song with the same musical theme, 'Prodigal Son' which they used without attribution initially. I don't recall hearing the the Stones version before .
I think something like T-Rex's 'Deborah(?) possibly might owe something to this as well.
Leo Kottke : Busted Bicycle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6aUWCSh4Cw
Robert Wilkins : That's No Way to Get Along

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ki_Jcxv2nRg
Rolling Stones Prodigal Son
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=humDgJ-SmHI
Robert Wilkins Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Wilkins
Leo Kottke's live shows of which there are plenty are well worth seeking out, as much for his between tunes droll stories as his fantastic playing, here's one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viwNprX2hvY

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby Mike Sales » 29 Mar 2020, 11:19am

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
My father (WW2 s-major) mother went to see South Pacific opening in London IIRC, then they bought the record.
I still have it :)
And I cant get the words out of my head :)


One of my parents' few records was My Fair Lady.
I can still sing many of the songs.

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby reohn2 » 29 Mar 2020, 12:15pm

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby Bonefishblues » 29 Mar 2020, 12:18pm

Youssou N'Dour - all 59 tracks we have on our little box that now stores our CD collection. I may tire after a while.

Fascinating to sort them and see who comes out top with most tracks (it's Kate Rusby, followed by Shelby Lynne btw)

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby colin54 » 29 Mar 2020, 12:54pm

reohn2 wrote:https://youtu.be/0RPkJeziNyI

I like 'late/middle' era Dylan, that kind of Rockabilly sound, The 'Love and Theft' album's my favourite from that period. Great swinging drumming on that track r2. I sometimes listen to Dylan Radio.
http://www.dylanradio.com/
I got turned on to some great older american music by his 'Theme Time Radio Shows' which were aired on Radio 2 a good while back, where he acted as DJ, on a different theme each week.
Most of the programmes are here I think..he has a dry delivery.
https://www.themetimeradio.com/
There's some good clips in that video, I don't think I'd want to play him at poker though, he's got the face for it..
My brother just told me about this song 'Murder Most Foul' about the Kennedy Assasination which he has just released, just listening to it now for the first time.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NbQkyvbw18
17 minutes long. Sounds like a eulogy for the death of the 60's dreams.

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby reohn2 » 29 Mar 2020, 1:10pm

I hear where you're coming from Colin :wink:
The new song Murder Most Foul hits where Mr Bob hits hardest,in the centre.
Not the kind of stuff you want to listen to in the middle of a pandemic granted,but there's a pull in that direction that I'm trying to break free from :?
He's a bu@@er is Bob for pulling at my heartstrings and dragging me back to my carefree youth.....
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Re: What music are you listening to now !

Postby carpetcleaner » 29 Mar 2020, 1:22pm

Johann Sebastian Bach - Chromatic fantasy and fugue in D minor. Not that'd I have known that without checking via the info button on my DAB radio.

I have Radio 3 on when I want music as pop music is no longer to my taste.

It's the only BBC service I use on a regular basis. Radio 3 is one of the few things that the BBC does that the commercial sector does not. The licence fee would be about £20 if the BBC stopped duplicating the TV and radio of the commercial sector. I'd be happy for the licence fee to be scrapped even if it meant the end of Radio 3 as there are now many internet radio stations playing classical music 24/7 ad free and for no fee, unlike Radio 3 which is going down the BBC's usual audience chasing route by playing more and more pop music, jazz and feeble politically correct drama.