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"What are you listening to right now?" thread
16 June 2013
7.55pm
Ron Nasty
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I am currently listening to a compilation of '80s/'90s American parody/satire band Big Daddy. They covered songs as if it was still the late-'50s. There's a few great Beatles covers from their 1992 album Sgt. Pepper's.

Lucy in the Sky as if done by Jerry Lee Lewis (if you didn't know it wasn't, you'd think it was!). And someone's put together a fantastic video for it!

Good Morning Good Morning as a doo-wop song!

A Day In The Life in the style of Buddy Holly!

 

"I only said we were bigger than Rod... and now there's all this!" Ron Nasty
17 June 2013
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Gerell
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First one is a combination of LSD and Great Balls of Fire. I love the instrumentation, but I can't say I enjoy the same for the other genres.

 

"And in the End the Love you take is equal to the Love you make"
"When I was a robber *Piano Chord* in Boston Place"
"Let's hope this turns out pretty darn good huh"
"Pete may be the best, but Ringo is the star"
Paul:"Don't be nervous John"
John:"I 'm not"
19 June 2013
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A big-ass Paul mix!  It's still his birthday here for an hour and half!   (Like I need an excuse to listen to him!)  heart

"Please don't bring your banjo back, I know where it's been..  I wasn't hardly gone a day, when it became the scene..  Banjos!  Banjos!  All the time, I can't forget that tune..  and if I ever see another banjo, I'm going out and buy a big balloon!"

 

19 June 2013
4.53pm
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There's No Way Out Of Here by David Gilmour. Love it! Sums up my mood at the moment.

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

20 June 2013
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Funny Paper
America
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Faded flowers, wait in a jar, till the evening is complete... complete... complete... complete...
26 July 2013
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There is an often unspoken delight about a song you adore but haven't heard for ages coming on iTunes surprisingly whilst shuffle is turned on.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
27 July 2013
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Still Take You Home by the Arctic Monkeys. Their first album is great :)

"I don't think we were actually swimming, as it were, with shirts on, 'cos we always wear overcoats when we're swimming,"-

George Harrison, Australia, June 1964

28 July 2013
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Listening to some boring ol' American-British generic rock that I've overlooked (the Foreigner discography specifically) to find things that are funky or mindblowing enough to qualify as keepers.

I like black music, disco music. I like the disco music that's out now - John Lennon, 1975
28 July 2013
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CCR!  heart

"Please don't bring your banjo back, I know where it's been..  I wasn't hardly gone a day, when it became the scene..  Banjos!  Banjos!  All the time, I can't forget that tune..  and if I ever see another banjo, I'm going out and buy a big balloon!"

 

28 July 2013
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Ron Nasty
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Bob Dylan and George Harrison from 1 May 1970. Love the version of Yesterday

"I only said we were bigger than Rod... and now there's all this!" Ron Nasty
28 July 2013
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Just put on JJ Cale's Troubadour… I'll probably have a listen to Naturally afterwards. A great loss…

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28 July 2013
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Spider -- by Herbie Hancock (with the best bassist in all history, Paul Jackson; plus Bennie Maupin on his soprano saxophone uniquely modified with wa-wa):

Faded flowers, wait in a jar, till the evening is complete... complete... complete... complete...
28 July 2013
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Mja, Dylan is another artist im listening more to. Couldn't get into him at the beginning but through small portions he really has grown on me, someone well worth sticking with. Enjoying the Dylan and Friends recording, thanks for posting that. Got the Whitmark demos recently which is on my long list of things to listen to.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
28 July 2013
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Pink Floyd-Echoes

My dad put that LP on the other day and I forgot how awesome it is.

29 July 2013
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"Please don't bring your banjo back, I know where it's been..  I wasn't hardly gone a day, when it became the scene..  Banjos!  Banjos!  All the time, I can't forget that tune..  and if I ever see another banjo, I'm going out and buy a big balloon!"

 

29 July 2013
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"Red Right Hand"  by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (led there by an ad campaign currently on TV)  and

"Into The Wild" soundtrack by Eddie Vedder. (includes some great ukelele)

"Try to realise it's all within yourself - no-one else can make you change"

29 July 2013
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LadyBay said
"Red Right Hand"  by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (led there by an ad campaign currently on TV)  and

heart Nick Cave.

parlance

Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

Check out my fan video for Paul's song "Appreciate" at YouTube and Vimeo.

29 July 2013
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A NICK CAVE tune is being used in a TV ad campaign?!

I like black music, disco music. I like the disco music that's out now - John Lennon, 1975
29 July 2013
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Blur's b-sides from their singles associated with the Modern Life is Rubbish album. Es Schmect right now…these b-sides could've made a fantastic album in their own right.

"I know you, you know me; one thing I can tell you is you got to be free!"

 

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30 July 2013
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vonbontee said
A NICK CAVE tune is being used in a TV ad campaign?!

Yep, the SA Tourist Commission advertising the Barossa Valley, a beautiful wine-growing district in South Australia.  It seems pretty unlikely, and I know it's only an ad, but it's actually really good.  Their previous campaign featured Eddie Vedder's "Rise" and it did very well for them.

"Try to realise it's all within yourself - no-one else can make you change"

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