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« Reply #500 on: February 03, 2017, 03:34:36 PM »

continuing my journey into Radiohead, I've been listening to this lately:



click on that, and it'll take you to a song I like.
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« Reply #501 on: February 11, 2017, 10:43:22 AM »

Taco "Cheek to Cheek", forget Fred Astaire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_ZQxwox59Y

Such great "retro" voice.
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« Reply #502 on: March 11, 2017, 04:51:39 AM »

"El Condor Pasa" instra by Spirit of The Incas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7Fv5EQwfOE

I really like Simon & Garfunkel's version, beautiful vocals, arrangements (with that balalaika start) & ofc melody. But the Incas has ethnic flavor, very interesting.
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« Reply #503 on: March 12, 2017, 07:08:49 AM »

Del Shannon "Red Rubber Ball" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLWXBVvCQ1s

This song's been covered by many - from The Seekers to Cilla Black to Neil Diamond & even Simon & Garf did it live acoustic. But what's good about Del's version is that the cool catchy drum pattern from the original is intact. 3D
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« Reply #504 on: March 13, 2017, 02:11:51 PM »

'The Actor' by the Moody Blues. It just sounds like the dawn of time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29ihZ_TbFqY
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« Reply #505 on: March 25, 2017, 03:37:36 PM »

Quicksilver Messenger Service "Fresh Air" though it's not sth. I'd like usually. cool drumming: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUHlxBZMiqw
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« Reply #506 on: March 25, 2017, 05:46:13 PM »

I listened to the song "Touch" by Daft Punk (off of Random Access Memories) last night, and I had a great time.

Thanks. Needed to hear that again  Love

Reminded me a little bit of this - a past/current obsession
(didn't realise it but I needed it so much right now)

Peter Kingsbery - Only The Very Best
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyunavoX-KY

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« Reply #507 on: March 25, 2017, 06:24:52 PM »

Daft Punk's boring band with boring songs. That Kingsbery example too.
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« Reply #508 on: March 26, 2017, 02:41:52 PM »

Having a Spiritualized moment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBkpBtgf0JU

The version they/he couldn't originally release, even more beautiful/immense
When that choir comes in with the extra Elvis....  

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« Reply #509 on: March 26, 2017, 05:41:27 PM »

I recall poster "hypehat" was huge Spiritualized fan. So, I downloaded songs he linked to - & what do you think, wild neon sins? - I didn't like any! Not fan of Elvis either. The best rock'n'roll singer to me is & was Little Richard. I don't buy into "Elvis= king of rock'n'roll" cliche.
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« Reply #510 on: March 26, 2017, 06:12:07 PM »

I recall poster "hypehat" was huge Spiritualized fan. So, I downloaded songs he linked to - & what do you think, wild neon sins? - I didn't like any! Not fan of Elvis either. The best rock'n'roll singer to me is & was Little Richard. I don't buy into "Elvis= king of rock'n'roll" cliche.

What do you think of Elvis' last 10 or so years of work?
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« Reply #511 on: March 26, 2017, 06:41:34 PM »

I listened to it & didn't like. I read he was versatile; could sing blues, soul etc. but I don't hear it.

Sunshine pop candy "Sunny Day Girl" by The Hobbits, made in '67 when everybody went psych: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVfvvY6JKKU
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« Reply #512 on: March 27, 2017, 10:08:38 PM »

Tom Petty "Feel a whole lot better": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSgdqwlb8M0

Didn't listen to other covers hence posting it here. What's sure is the Byrds did it waaay worse. Not their fan.
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« Reply #513 on: March 30, 2017, 04:45:29 AM »

Psychic TV "Godstar" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hu8NdrSnwZw

I hear it as "goat star", there's technicolor clip with goat moving about, as well as 60s footage with Brian Jones & Rolling Stones - the song's subject.
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« Reply #514 on: April 02, 2017, 02:42:21 AM »

Not exactly obsessing, but I have this high, vaguely middle-eastern sounding guitar line in my head and I don't know where it's from.

If it's in A minor (just for convenience's sake) it's roughly as follows (lower case = upward shift, CAP = downward shift): 

a_______  G# a b c B___ A G# a________

It's say it's late '70s, early '80s.  The name Mink DeVille originally came to mind, probably for no good reason.

Does this ring a bell with anyone?
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« Reply #515 on: April 10, 2017, 09:17:44 PM »

Not exactly obsessing, but I have this high, vaguely middle-eastern sounding guitar line in my head and I don't know where it's from.

If it's in A minor (just for convenience's sake) it's roughly as follows (lower case = upward shift, CAP = downward shift):  

a_______  G# a b c B___ A G# a________

It's say it's late '70s, early '80s.  The name Mink DeVille originally came to mind, probably for no good reason.

Does this ring a bell with anyone?
Hi, John. Have you used search-by-music websites before? This is the one I use: http://www.midomi.com. Of course, you need a microphone to use it. Soundhound is the corresponding smartphone app and is the one I prefer, although Shazam seems to be more popular.

Well, while I'm posting here anyway, here's a song I've been enjoying lately (along with the rest of the album):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coCjlhyFug8
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« Reply #516 on: April 11, 2017, 02:44:54 AM »

Not exactly obsessing, but I have this high, vaguely middle-eastern sounding guitar line in my head and I don't know where it's from.

If it's in A minor (just for convenience's sake) it's roughly as follows (lower case = upward shift, CAP = downward shift):  

a_______  G# a b c B___ A G# a________

It's say it's late '70s, early '80s.  The name Mink DeVille originally came to mind, probably for no good reason.

Does this ring a bell with anyone?
Hi, John. Have you used search-by-music websites before? This is the one I use: http://www.midomi.com. Of course, you need a microphone to use it. Soundhound is the corresponding smartphone app and is the one I prefer, although Shazam seems to be more popular.

Well, while I'm posting here anyway, here's a song I've been enjoying lately (along with the rest of the album):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coCjlhyFug8


Thanks a lot for the info, Mari. I'll see what my digitally challenged brain (and musically challenged voice) can do with it.

Great Dave Davies song there...
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