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Post by Thesaints » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:19 pm

musicians performing psychedelic music under the influence of a mind-altering chemical called..

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Post by mindboggling » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:21 pm

classical music from NRK Norway. Also, Choctaw Bingo by James McMurtry. Not at the same time, mind you!
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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by Nicolas » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:48 pm

Them Belly Full (But We Hungry) — Bob Marley & The Wailers
https://youtu.be/no5YWKY6eOs
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Post by Doom&Gloom » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:58 pm

mindboggling wrote:
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classical music from NRK Norway. Also, Choctaw Bingo by James McMurtry. Not at the same time, mind you!
I love almost everything by James McMurtry, but Choctaw Bingo is the exception. I do find parts of it quite amusing though.

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Post by Halicar » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:05 am

Thesaints wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:19 pm
musicians performing psychedelic music under the influence of a mind-altering chemical called..
Who are you listening to? I've been really into psychedelic rock recently.

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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by Nicolas » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:50 pm

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Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:46 am
"Fantasia on a Theme By Thomas Tallis", a composition by Ralph Vaughn Williams. Possibly the most beautiful piece of music on the earth.
Agreed. The Lark Ascending is equally beautiful.

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Post by Peculiar_Investor » Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:42 pm

Today's selection was 'The Corrs' and letting Spotify work through their collection. Great voices.
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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by Nicolas » Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:22 am

Murder Most Foul — New song by Bob Dylan, just released.
https://youtu.be/3NbQkyvbw18

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Post by Artful Dodger » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:08 pm

Elsie Parker & The Poor People of Paris - "Elle se Souvient"

My wife likes to shop at a place called Cheryl's Herbs in Maplewood, a St. Louis suburb. For some reason, they have a rack of CDs for sale, and a while back I picked up this CD which is a French language jazz album performed by a local St. Louis group. I really like it. Kind of like an Edith Piaf album / bistro performance.

http://thepoorpeopleofparis.com/

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Post by Cheyenne » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:10 pm

Harp Music for Healing by Sarajane Williams

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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by Artful Dodger » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:14 pm

Nicolas wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:50 pm
oldcomputerguy wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:46 am
"Fantasia on a Theme By Thomas Tallis", a composition by Ralph Vaughn Williams. Possibly the most beautiful piece of music on the earth.
Agreed. The Lark Ascending is equally beautiful.

Thanks to both of you... :)
Listening to right now. Very moving.

Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis / Oundjian · Toronto Symphony Orchestra

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Post by Nicolas » Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:09 pm

My Sharona — The Knack
https://youtu.be/g1T71PGd-J0

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Post by JAZZISCOOL » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:51 am

Bill Evans - jazz pianist (with trio)
"Portrait in Jazz"

Portrait in Jazz is an album by American jazz pianist Bill Evans, released in 1960. Personnel: Bill Evans (p) Scott LaFaro (b) Paul Motian (dr).

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Post by heartwood » Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:16 pm

A link from a colleague in lockdown in Peru. I've always loved Queen and Freddie. The adaptation has a lot of wisdom.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KPbJ0- ... atch_on_yt

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Post by JAZZISCOOL » Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:41 pm

heartwood wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:16 pm
A link from a colleague in lockdown in Peru. I've always loved Queen and Freddie. The adaptation has a lot of wisdom.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KPbJ0- ... atch_on_yt
Very clever lyrics!

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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by LadyGeek » Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:09 pm

^^^ Amazing. I copied heartwood's post here: Re: Bogleheads community discussion - Coronavirus

It's Saturday night, which means for those in the Philadelphia area, this is live now:

The Blues Show with Johnny Meister on WXPN radio. Every Saturday night from 7 PM to midnight for as long as I can remember. You can also stream online.
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Post by JAZZISCOOL » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:25 pm

LadyGeek wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:09 pm
^^^ Amazing. I copied heartwood's post here: Re: Bogleheads community discussion - Coronavirus

It's Saturday night, which means for those in the Philadelphia area, this is live now:

The Blues Show with Johnny Meister on WXPN radio. Every Saturday night from 7 PM to midnight for as long as I can remember. You can also stream online.
Good show again; have been listening for the past 45 minutes or so. :happy

Edit: speaking of blues, someone out there MUST have written the Coronavirus Blues by now. Have to check Youtube.... :|
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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by New Providence » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:31 pm

Just saw the ZZTOP documentary on Netflix

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Post by Peculiar_Investor » Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:17 am

JAZZISCOOL wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:25 pm
someone out there MUST have written the Coronavirus Blues by now.
How about Do I have the COVID Virus (music credit to "If I Had a Million Dollars" by the Barenaked Ladies)?

The real thing, Barenaked Ladies If I Had a Million Dollars (Farm Aid).

If you've never heard of the Barenaked Ladies, three words ... Big Bang Theory
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Post by LadyGeek » Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:08 pm

Sly & the Family Stone - Greatest hits, on CD.
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Post by Fallible » Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:41 pm

Artful Dodger wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:14 pm
Nicolas wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:50 pm
oldcomputerguy wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:46 am
"Fantasia on a Theme By Thomas Tallis", a composition by Ralph Vaughn Williams. Possibly the most beautiful piece of music on the earth.
Agreed. The Lark Ascending is equally beautiful.
Thanks to both of you... :)
Listening to right now. Very moving.
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis / Oundjian · Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Totally agree on both of these and have loved listening to them for years after taping them off classic radio. With the "Fantasia," what I still find most moving is the interplay between violin and viola, beginning with a viola solo (link below from 6 to about 13 minutes in). It also made me more appreciative of the viola and its deep, rich sound - it's much more than just a larger violin.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=C3nxOF8wnMk
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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by JAZZISCOOL » Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:28 pm

Peculiar_Investor wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:17 am
JAZZISCOOL wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:25 pm
someone out there MUST have written the Coronavirus Blues by now.
How about Do I have the COVID Virus (music credit to "If I Had a Million Dollars" by the Barenaked Ladies)?

The real thing, Barenaked Ladies If I Had a Million Dollars (Farm Aid).

If you've never heard of the Barenaked Ladies, three words ... Big Bang Theory
That was a cute one. I liked the dog in the middle wagging his tail during the song. :happy

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Post by Peculiar_Investor » Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:38 pm

True story. About a decade ago I was on an “experience trip” to South Africa with about 40 couples from all across Canada. Ed Robertson, lead singer of the Barenaked Ladies was on the trip as part of the entertainment. When he introduced himself to the locals in the Cape Town area they had no clue who the Barenaked Ladies were or what songs they had released. But as soon as he mentioned Big Bang Theory they all knew who he was and what other BNL songs they knew.
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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by JAZZISCOOL » Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:07 pm

Seals & Crofts - great songs from the 70's like "Summer Breeze" and "Diamond Girl".

Great harmonies. :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNtOYomo4Qg

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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by Nicolas » Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:33 pm

Self-Portrait — Bob Dylan

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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by muddlehead » Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:50 pm

Chicago IX. Greatest hits. 1975. They're on my mind after watching a documentary the other night.

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Post by bearcub » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:03 am

Doobie Brothers. What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits.

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Post by Peculiar_Investor » Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:11 am

For the smooth jazz fans, The Best of Fourplay by Fourplay. Nathan East on bass is amazing. According to Wikipedia, East is considered one of the most recorded bass players in the history of music.
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Post by sleepysurf » Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:47 am

Ellis Marsalis- Heart of Gold. The jazz pianist, and patriarch of the exceptional Marsalis family, passed away yesterday from Covid 19. He was 85.
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Post by TheOscarGuy » Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:07 am

classic rock on amazon music.

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Post by Nicolas » Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:48 am

Remedies — Dr. John, The Night Tripper
Fess Gumbo — Professor Longhair

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Post by JAZZISCOOL » Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:24 pm

Walter Trout (blues) - "Sittin on Top of the World"

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Post by Nicolas » Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:32 pm

The Best of the Capitol Years — Frank Sinatra
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Best_ ... tra_album)

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Post by mancich » Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:28 pm

REM - It's the End of the World as we Know It :beer

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Post by JAZZISCOOL » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:01 pm

mancich wrote:
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REM - It's the End of the World as we Know It :beer
So apropos! :happy

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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by iceport » Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:08 pm

Eilen Jewell — Sea of Tears
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dreamrrr wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:53 am
The weight
https://youtu.be/ph1GU1qQ1zQ
Absolutely astounding! Thanks for that. The PFC arrangements always sound so beautiful.


I have mixed feelings about R. Robertson, though, knowing how his band mates felt he had treated them.
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Post by dreamrrr » Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:19 am

iceport wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:11 am
dreamrrr wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:53 am
The weight
https://youtu.be/ph1GU1qQ1zQ
Absolutely astounding! Thanks for that. The PFC arrangements always sound so beautiful.


I have mixed feelings about R. Robertson, though, knowing how his band mates felt he had treated them.
I hear you. Dedicated to Levon Helm.
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Post by iceport » Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:31 am

dreamrrr wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:19 am
iceport wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:11 am
dreamrrr wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:53 am
The weight
https://youtu.be/ph1GU1qQ1zQ
Absolutely astounding! Thanks for that. The PFC arrangements always sound so beautiful.


I have mixed feelings about R. Robertson, though, knowing how his band mates felt he had treated them.
I hear you. Dedicated to Levon Helm.
https://youtu.be/4rpRDIKAUnY
:D 8-)
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Post by dreamrrr » Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:47 am

Before social distancing, flash mobs were a thing.
Ode to joy
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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by JAZZISCOOL » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:54 am

I love all kinds of music from past decades but I also like to listen to new artists.

I just listened to a great, soulful vocalist named Allen Stone on Tiny Desk Concerts (NPR).

Here's a couple of samples:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrZv3JpOr2g

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/30/82076347 ... sk-concert

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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by Rudedog » Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:09 pm

Blood, Sweat & Tears--First four albums.

Kenny Rogers..........RIP Kenny......we loved your chicken.

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JAZZISCOOL wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:54 am
I love all kinds of music from past decades but I also like to listen to new artists.

I just listened to a great, soulful vocalist named Allen Stone on Tiny Desk Concerts (NPR).

Here's a couple of samples:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrZv3JpOr2g

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/30/82076347 ... sk-concert
Beautiful voice and a gracious performer (in the tiny desk concert)! Thanks!
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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by Doom&Gloom » Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:28 pm

iceport wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:08 pm
Eilen Jewell — Sea of Tears
I really like her and her music. Have seen her a couple of times live.

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Post by wriley4409 » Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:29 pm

https://youtu.be/Y3hXYININJw Gentle On My Mind - The Petersens

https://youtu.be/viQx4KDivPY Jolene - Dolly Parton (Cover by The Petersens)

https://youtu.be/D1n48Xf40UA Yesterday The Beatles Connie Talbot Cover
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Post by iceport » Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:50 pm

Doom&Gloom wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:28 pm
iceport wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:08 pm
Eilen Jewell — Sea of Tears
I really like her and her music. Have seen her a couple of times live.
:thumbsup Same here.

And I think her songwriting is underappreciated. She's quite remarkable. Though I don't think of it anymore, when I first saw her I couldn't help but think of Billie Holiday — Idaho's version.


Nice! Have you heard the Bankesters?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akVn5yYB5-o
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Re: What are you listening to now

Post by wriley4409 » Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:14 pm

The Bankesters are/were very good. Unfortunately they have retired.

https://bluegrasstoday.com/bankesters-t ... d-of-2017/

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