What CDs / MP3's in your ears?

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April 4th, 2016, 5:32 pm #141

Joni Mitchell is an amazing talent. I dig a lot of her stuff. 
"The less I needed, the better I felt." ~ Charles Bukowski.
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April 4th, 2016, 9:27 pm #142

Here is something special for you then, Sly.   Joni couldn't go to Woodstock because she had a concert date and people were having trouble getting in and out of Woodstock easily.  She watched it on TV and wrote this song, which Crosby, Stills and Nash later recorded. I love their version and play it every spring to usher in gardening season ("back to the garden") but this studio version by Joni is nice in a different way...




And the Crosby, Stills and Nash version...

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April 4th, 2016, 11:46 pm #143

Without being there Joni Mitchell really got it right about Woodstock - it's the movie theme song too. She is so great and so sweet.

The main the stage was of course in front of a large hill for seating. But around and to the right of the stage was a compound that was in a lightly wooded area and had campers, busses, tents, TeePees, etc. This reminds me of the CSNY music video (ABOVE).

I walked around the compound with a buddy and we were offered free food. With having only watermelon to eat earlier it was dumb not to accept. When the rain came, after day one of three, we left for home late into the night.

Joni must be able to connect spiritually. She seems that way.
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April 6th, 2016, 11:09 am #144

Not working today and have been catching up on other stuff and listening to the songs people have posted for background music. 

 Sig...#116 ... I love that!
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April 12th, 2016, 7:07 pm #145

Peter Wolf - Cure for LonelinessLucinda Williams - Ghosts of Route 20


I started this thread some time ago...... : ) 
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April 12th, 2016, 7:10 pm #146

Sparky!  Yes you did!  While you are here, jump on the garden thread if you have a chance and tell us what you are doing.
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April 12th, 2016, 8:54 pm #147

Silence is Golden.

The Tremelos.
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September 21st, 2016, 11:41 pm #148

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September 22nd, 2016, 1:28 am #149

VERY NICE VIDEO.

VINYLs BACK - I've been thinking about pulling out some old vinyl. I used a lot of DDD cassettes but not much vinyl. I do have a Walkman type turntable. PS-F5 verticals drive.

http://m.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1980s-Son ... nav=SEARCH
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September 22nd, 2016, 6:28 am #150

Speaking of vinyl, I got this as a birthday gift and been humming this happy tune.
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September 26th, 2016, 5:54 pm #151

"The less I needed, the better I felt." ~ Charles Bukowski.
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September 26th, 2016, 6:40 pm #152

I don't listen to music much these days.

When I drink too much, I listen to old Beatles.

And always, Silence is Golden by the Tremelos.
That is a song I love. And keep trying to figure out... without googling.
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September 26th, 2016, 7:29 pm #153

Sly...that is a great version of Country Roads!  I never saw John Denver in concert and I really regret that.  This has always been my favorite of his (just ask my sister who shared a room with me and had to listen to it every...single...night for a number of years.)

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September 26th, 2016, 8:32 pm #154

John Denver was super talented. Bill Danoff and Taffy Nivert originally wrote Country Roads for Cash....Denver got to hear it when he was staying with Bill and Taffy after a car wreck, and the rest is history.
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September 27th, 2016, 7:09 pm #155

I enjoyed Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac back in the day.  About a year ago I started listening to Stevie Nicks' old songs again.  She was recently on America's Got Talent as a guest singing Landslide which is one of my favorite of her songs...
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September 27th, 2016, 7:19 pm #156

Just posted John Denver in the "dinner" thread.

I only had a few cassettes with me on my 1972 x-country trip. My favorite and the one that became worn out was "Aerie." It was beautiful, motivating and I never tired of it.

My Roberts FM, cassette player and recorder had a real walnut cabinet and ran off AC and batteries. Portable was key. My car had AM only which I used most of the time. If I was using the Roberts it was the only time it was out of its original box. But I always had it when I was in the tent ... Eagles and Hawks were out above me and many other critters were around to "hear" this:

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September 27th, 2016, 7:24 pm #157

Oh...I could almost recite The Eagle and the Hawk (your video's title is backwards!)  It wasn't my favorite song but it was the first song on the side of John Denver's Greatest Hits that had Rocky Mountain High on it.
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September 28th, 2016, 7:34 pm #158

As fall makes it's inevitable and gorgeous appearance, I'm still cooling off from a record-setting hot summer. The drought dried up the stream upta camp and I did a lot of sweating. I had to drive way north to find plentiful water, a very unusual summer for all of Maine.

One of the most fun events I attended was a waterfront concert. Blink 182 and A Day to Remember in Bangor. A toasty evening with lots of toasted folks staring off into space, stumbling and fumbling or falling down and being carted away or pogoing to the music. I felt like I was 20 again.

A Day to Remember is one of favorite rock bands, hard to pigeonhole style-wise. Heavy, dark, but also almost pop at times, even emo. A very versatile and professional act. Very original material.
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October 14th, 2016, 9:31 pm #159

The Flaming Lips    Fight Test

A sad song that I love, but reminds me of getting beat up in high school.
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October 16th, 2016, 5:57 pm #160

I like that song too, DM.  (Though it totally sucks that you were beat up in high school.)  I don't think I've heard the song before now but I looked it up since you posted it.  I think what I like about it, even more than its musical quality, is the vulnerability in the lyrics...the acknowledgement that none of us has all the answers at the time we might want them. And people are just too hard on themselves about that.
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