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tenkuky wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:53 am Talking Timbuktu - Ry Cooder & Ali Farka Toure
Just wow, a great collaboration.
Every song is a gem, but I am partial to Soukora, calms me down instantly when I'm upset :twisted:
https://www.amazon.com/Talking-Timbuktu ... B00000062H
I'm listening to it now, thanks.

A favorite of mine is another collaboration by Touré, In the Heart of the Moon, album by Ali Farka Touré and Toumani Diabaté

here, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00884S3XQ/re ... s_dp_dpt_4

but easily found on spotify and others.

I came upon it after a NYT interview with Norah Jones. She mentioned it was the music for her daily yoga exercise.
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heartwood wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 11:29 am
tenkuky wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:53 am Talking Timbuktu - Ry Cooder & Ali Farka Toure
Just wow, a great collaboration.
Every song is a gem, but I am partial to Soukora, calms me down instantly when I'm upset :twisted:
https://www.amazon.com/Talking-Timbuktu ... B00000062H
I'm listening to it now, thanks.

A favorite of mine is another collaboration by Touré, In the Heart of the Moon, album by Ali Farka Touré and Toumani Diabaté

here, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00884S3XQ/re ... s_dp_dpt_4

but easily found on spotify and others.

I came upon it after a NYT interview with Norah Jones. She mentioned it was the music for her daily yoga exercise.
And Ry did an excellent collaboration with the legendary Cuban singers for the Buena Vista Social Club. Another must-hear.
The documentary of the same name is also compelling.
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The new concert film/documentary "Summer of Soul" is now available on Hulu. It's newly restored footage of a series of concerts in Harlem in the summer of 1969 and is just fantastic. The opening acts are mostly old school/traditional (Motown etc.) and then get more progressive as the movie goes on, reflecting the development and politicization of music in the 60s. It's being shown in a few theaters as well.
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Andrea von Kampen.

Anybody ever heard of her?

She did a cover of B. Dylan's If You See Her, Say Hello that played on a local college station. The tune always had special significance to me, and her arrangement and voice was so beautiful that I just had look her up.

The rest of the album sounds really nice to me, too...

Andrea von Kampen — Old Country
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"Stevie" by Duke Ellington
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heartwood wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 11:29 am
tenkuky wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:53 am Talking Timbuktu - Ry Cooder & Ali Farka Toure
Just wow, a great collaboration.
Every song is a gem, but I am partial to Soukora, calms me down instantly when I'm upset :twisted:
https://www.amazon.com/Talking-Timbuktu ... B00000062H
I'm listening to it now, thanks.

A favorite of mine is another collaboration by Touré, In the Heart of the Moon, album by Ali Farka Touré and Toumani Diabaté

here, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00884S3XQ/re ... s_dp_dpt_4

but easily found on spotify and others.

I came upon it after a NYT interview with Norah Jones. She mentioned it was the music for her daily yoga exercise.
I've had Ali Farka Touré and Toumani Diabaté in my Amazon Music Q for a while. Very interesting music. I like the rhythms and the new (to me) instruments that improvise a lot, similar to jazz with fewer chord changes. :happy
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The wonderful group of songs I found on YouTube. Playing for Change, Songs around the world.
Classic songs reinterpreted by performers around the globe.
Powerful stuff. Some surprise famous faces in there too. :D
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ph1GU1qQ1zQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UHHc7POovg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5dkwQY-_tk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJtq6OmD-_Y
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Wow, so many names I've never heard about in this thread. Amazing :)

Right now I'm listening to Izzy Stradlin's solo work. One of my regular playlists when I'm working.
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Listening to Volume 1 and Volume 3 of The Traveling Wilburys.

Three of the five artists are dead now, Harrison, Orbison, and Petty.

Gone too early, all. :(

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Sunday at the Village Vanguard. By the Bill Evans Trio.
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www.radio suisse classique. un non pareil! free classical music, no commercials ever.
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philpill wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 4:03 pm www.radio suisse classique. un non pareil! free classical music, no commercials ever.
Thanks, but incomplete link :(

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Andrea von Kampen - "Portland"

I don't know if it's her vocal styling, her melodies, the lyrics — or the combination of all of it — but several of her songs get stuck in my head. This one in particular.
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iceport wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 10:08 am Andrea von Kampen - "Portland"

I don't know if it's her vocal styling, her melodies, the lyrics — or the combination of all of it — but several of her songs get stuck in my head. This one in particular.
Yes the "Old Country" album is pretty good. There are 2 tracks from the "Desdemona" EP that I like: "Let Me Down Easy"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkiBLdCAYGs
and "Dink's Song"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10jJe9Tdvos
Never heard of her before your post. At first I thought she was a classical musician(talk about stereotyping names!). So much talent around, how does anyone make any money?
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In honor of Linda Rondstadt’s 75th birthday yesterday, on YouTube I watched Linda with the Eagles doing Silver Threads and Golden Needles, Linda with her own backing band doing Heat Wave, You’re No Good, and Tumbling Dice AND with Chuck Berry and Keith Richards doing Back in the USA. Lots of positive comments on her, mostly that she could sing anything and make it her own, that there was no Auto Tune, no backup dancers, etc. and no in ear monitors. What a talent!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=flLoj5qxURw
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_bj_32QeAaU
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3fceTi-LklI
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2I7GkHy5iOA
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u7MwyZnMdYY
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The Last Waltz (album and movie) by The Band (and friends)
Oh my Lord, with friends like these, who needs a Hall of Fame?!
I own the DVD and watch it anytime I want, or go to a fave clip on Youtube.

If I had to pick my 3 faves... Staples, Van the Man, Joni. YMMV.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccJTFXvkXkA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJXVD-nSSKE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7MbmXklj3Q
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eddot98 wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 4:00 pm In honor of Linda Rondstadt’s 75th birthday yesterday, on YouTube I watched Linda with the Eagles doing Silver Threads and Golden Needles, Linda with her own backing band doing Heat Wave, You’re No Good, and Tumbling Dice AND with Chuck Berry and Keith Richards doing Back in the USA. Lots of positive comments on her, mostly that she could sing anything and make it her own, that there was no Auto Tune, no backup dancers, etc. and no in ear monitors. What a talent!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=flLoj5qxURw
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_bj_32QeAaU
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3fceTi-LklI
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2I7GkHy5iOA
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u7MwyZnMdYY
Agreed, she was great. I especially like her traditional Mexican ballads. And she was so beautiful. Unfortunately she can no longer sing a note due to Parkinson’s. But everything turns to dust in the end.
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Nicolas wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:35 pm :beer
eddot98 wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 4:00 pm In honor of Linda Rondstadt’s 75th birthday yesterday, on YouTube I watched Linda with the Eagles doing Silver Threads and Golden Needles, Linda with her own backing band doing Heat Wave, You’re No Good, and Tumbling Dice AND with Chuck Berry and Keith Richards doing Back in the USA. Lots of positive comments on her, mostly that she could sing anything and make it her own, that there was no Auto Tune, no backup dancers, etc. and no in ear monitors. What a talent!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=flLoj5qxURw
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_bj_32QeAaU
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3fceTi-LklI
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2I7GkHy5iOA
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u7MwyZnMdYY
Agreed, she was great. I especially like her traditional Mexican ballads. And she was so beautiful. Unfortunately she can no longer sing a note due to Parkinson’s. But everything turns to dust in the end.
+1

Awesome voice! Sad she can't sing any more.
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Glen Campbell - Galveston

King Crimson - Indiscipline

Who's Next - entire album

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Random Musings wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 9:14 pm
Who's Next - entire album

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"Basic," by Robert Quine and Fred Maher.
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iceport wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:04 pm Blood On The Tracks (1975)
A great album.
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Watching tonight’s String Cheese Incident concert from Red Rocks on nugs.net.
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Back to Black — Amy Winehouse
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Nicolas wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:13 am Back to Black — Amy Winehouse
What a voice and talent! I've seen a couple documentaries that really highlight her unique gift. Lost way too soon. :(
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JAZZISCOOL wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:20 am
Nicolas wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:13 am Back to Black — Amy Winehouse
What a voice and talent! I've seen a couple documentaries that really highlight her unique gift. Lost way too soon. :(
Agreed. I was listening to Ina Forsman yesterday, a new Finnish blues singer/songwriter, who’s quite good, and it occurred to me that she sounded a lot like Amy Winehouse. But Winehouse was better. Too bad though, she joined the “27 Club” along with Morrison, Hendrix, Joplin, et al.
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Nicolas wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:29 am
JAZZISCOOL wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:20 am
Nicolas wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:13 am Back to Black — Amy Winehouse
What a voice and talent! I've seen a couple documentaries that really highlight her unique gift. Lost way too soon. :(
Agreed. I was listening to Ina Forsman yesterday, a new Finnish blues singer/songwriter, who’s quite good, and it occurred to me that she sounded a lot like Amy Winehouse. But Winehouse was better. Too bad though, she joined the “27 Club” along with Morrison, Hendrix, Joplin, et al.
Yes, I agree also. Such a rare talent, yet seemingly so vulnerable. Of all the early deaths of pop artists, hers strike me (from a distance) as probably the most preventable. Heading down the YouTube rabbit hole a few years ago, I happened upon her last live performance. What a tragedy! It's still gut-wrenching just to think about it now. It's hard to fathom how her family and other loved ones could have put her income ahead of her health and happiness.

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iceport wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:12 pm It's hard to fathom how her family and other loved ones could have put her income ahead of her health and happiness.
They tried to make her go to rehab but she said no, no, no.
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tenkuky wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:11 pm The Last Waltz (album and movie) by The Band (and friends)
Oh my Lord, with friends like these, who needs a Hall of Fame?!
I own the DVD and watch it anytime I want, or go to a fave clip on Youtube.
Yeah! Great show.
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Nicolas wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:55 pm
iceport wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:12 pm It's hard to fathom how her family and other loved ones could have put her income ahead of her health and happiness.
They tried to make her go to rehab but she said no, no, no.
I ain't got the time
And if my daddy thinks I'm fine...

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iceport wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:43 pm I ain't got the time
And if my daddy thinks I'm fine...
You’re right — I forgot about that line.
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Nicolas wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:13 am Back to Black — Amy Winehouse
Today at the Guardian: Amy Winehouse’s 20 greatest songs – ranked!
With the 10th anniversary of her death this week, rediscover the best of Winehouse’s discography, where heartbreak and anger are mixed up with wit and joy
This list inspired me to spin Amy's awesome version of Valerie.

Now, following your lead, it's on to her last studio album: Back to Black (2006)

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iceport wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:44 am
Today at the Guardian: Amy Winehouse’s 20 greatest songs – ranked!
Thanks for the link to the list. I'm not very familiar with Amy Winehouse, but this cover of the Beatles' All My Loving is amazing. She really works the song. The intensity and expressiveness literally gives me chills.
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iceport wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:44 am This list inspired me to spin Amy's awesome version of Valerie.
That’s one of my favorites of her recordings, really beautiful!
Now listening to
I Ain’t Marching Anymore
by Phil Ochs.
And also Ghost Town by The Specials
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LinearRange wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:55 am this cover of the Beatles' All My Loving is amazing.
Thanks, I hadn’t heard that before, very nice. Check out her cover of Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?
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Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, blues guitar and vocals.

Young man (22) featured on an NPR story this morning. Awesome talent. I especially appreciate his guitar playing. He started playing in clubs when he was 11 years old!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaQ0IDLw6qs

NPR Tiny Desk Concert

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmDSzmiys1g
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Speaking of jazz...
Nothing like the fusion collaboration of Stephane Grappelli (jazz) and L. Subramaniam (Indian classical)
Listen to the album Conversations, incredible dueling. I have owned the CD for years and find it soothing and invigorating.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFI4TzU ... BW&index=5
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tenkuky wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:48 am Speaking of jazz...
Nothing like the fusion collaboration of Stephane Grappelli (jazz) and L. Subramaniam (Indian classical)
Listen to the album Conversations, incredible dueling. I have owned the CD for years and find it soothing and invigorating.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFI4TzU ... BW&index=5
I'll have to check this out! :beer
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Lots of ryan adams and jason isbell as of late
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The Best of The Maytals — The Maytals
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDiJ ... k4KJj9M1x7
Ummagumma — Pink Floyd
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Alex de Grassi, acoustic guitar player

He's been around for many years, recording on the Windham Hill label but I've never listened to a lot of his music. Very talented and has a great sound.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqqmisiod-c
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