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« Reply #125 on: June 23, 2019, 02:33:57 PM »

Chris Rea's No Work Today sounds as sweet to me today as it did when I first heard it in 1980

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY1-uYFWEII

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« Reply #126 on: June 23, 2019, 06:00:25 PM »

I like Chris Rea's Christmas carol "Driving Home For Christmas". They play it in New Year's eves in big shops.
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« Reply #127 on: June 24, 2019, 08:02:44 AM »

Rea is one of those artists who seems to fly under the radar.

He started off commercially with his output being Middle of the Road later leaning towards the Blues but it had a very accessible slant to it.

I envy anyone who is working their way through his back catalogue for the first time. Some fabulously rich pickings there. : - )
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« Reply #128 on: June 24, 2019, 10:01:09 AM »

Rea is one of those artists who seems to fly under the radar.

He started off commercially with his output being Middle of the Road later leaning towards the Blues but it had a very accessible slant to it.

I envy anyone who is working their way through his back catalogue for the first time. Some fabulously rich pickings there. : - )

H'mm. Thanks for that, J. Trouble is, I'm a one-album-per-artist/band person. Grin

If you had to recommend just one album (sorry about this), which one would it be? The later period sounds interesting. Smokin
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« Reply #129 on: July 07, 2019, 02:49:16 AM »

Checking out my friend's list (again), I gave a listen on YouTube to Oxford Circle's "Mind Destruction", rightfully described by the uploader as a "blistering instrumental"--only to be told by a commenter that it was something else entirely, a 1967 thing called "Fusion" by Pinnochio [sic] & The Puppets. LOL

One lives and one learns (I suppose). Grin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6MJXZc5RlI
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« Reply #130 on: July 09, 2019, 01:54:21 PM »

Probably linked this before but who cares. It doesn't get much better than this. Roll Eyes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25q8nWZQGaQ

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« Reply #131 on: September 02, 2019, 01:55:17 AM »

Looking around for music inspired by the hair-raising world of author H.P. Lovecraft (initially for a topic on my "hobby" forum), I happened across this instrumental by Metallica. "The Call of Ktulu [Cthulhu]" shows them moving away from the hellbent-for-leather style of Kill 'Em All into more melodic and thoughtful realms.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1RTgznup5c

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