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"What are you listening to right now?" thread
24 January 2014
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24 January 2014
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On total repeat for 30 minutes now. Yes, I'm playing air guitar. Be very glad you can't see me doing this. a-hard-days-night-george-10

 

 

 

24 January 2014
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Ahhh Girl said

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Is it possible for a song to both relax and energize you at the same time? Yep.

Zig, have you ever been to Beale Street? This song makes me feel like I'm there.

 

Regrettably, no. But I get it...

The other night, I added Pandora to my ROKU channels and selected something like "Blues Guitarists" (I love the Blues!!). In an hour's time, I heard no less than three versions of this song including a live performance by Eric Clapton from 1999. Great song.  

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24 January 2014
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Zig said

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Zig, have you ever been to Beale Street? This song makes me feel like I'm there.

 

Regrettably, no. But I get it...

The other night, I added Pandora to my ROKU channels and selected something like "Blues Guitarists" (I love the Blues!!). In an hour's time, I heard no less than three versions of this song including a live performance by Eric Clapton from 1999. Great song.  

If you ever do make it down to Memphis, let me know, and mom and I can be your personal tour guides. She's lived there for 70 years now. I grew up there and go back and visit as often as I can.

 

24 January 2014
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8I've only driven through it on my way across country. I so wanted to stop and soak in the musical history but unfortunately our itinerary did not allow for it. I must make it a point to go there. I loved New Orleans and Charleston, SC for their historical attractions (not necessarily musical history) and imagine Memphis must be very similar.

I may have to take you up on your offer someday.

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24 January 2014
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8I've only driven through it on my way across country. I so wanted to stop and soak in the musical history but unfortunately our itinerary did not allow for it. I must make it a point to go there. I loved New Orleans and Charleston, SC for their historical attractions (not necessarily musical history) and imagine Memphis must be very similar.

I may have to take you up on your offer someday.

We can make plans, definitely. Mom and I have played Memphis tour guide to many, many people through the years. We have a blast doing it.

 

24 January 2014
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25 January 2014
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Regarding the above conversation (not sure what exactly would be best to quote), I've been to Beale Street.  I ate at B.B. King's, went to some shops, did tourist-y stuff, and saw some bands.  It was good fun.

Anyhow, nobody would like what I'm listening to besides me, so I'm just going to pass this time around.  I just wanted to say that Beale Street thing.

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25 January 2014
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Necko said
Regarding the above conversation (not sure what exactly would be best to quote), I've been to Beale Street.  I ate at B.B. King's, went to some shops, did tourist-y stuff, and saw some bands.  It was good fun.

Anyhow, nobody would like what I'm listening to besides me, so I'm just going to pass this time around.  I just wanted to say that Beale Street thing.

Glad you've had the pleasure of savoring Beale Street. In honor of you and Zig, I'm listening to this right now.

Put on my blue suede shoes and I boarded the plane
Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues
In the middle of the pouring rain
W.C. Handy, won't you look down over me?
'Cause I got a first class ticket (to ride - no not really), and I'm as blue as a boy can be

I'm walking in Memphis
Walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale

W.C. Handy statue on Beale Street.

 

26 January 2014
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26 January 2014
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27 January 2014
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I'm feeling extremely patriotic tonight (give us back Northern Ireland, you English ba.... and the like)

So:

 

Let it be known, that I in no way support the IRA, I think they are cowards who kill innocent men, women and children in order to "win" a country that Ireland won't see back at least in my lifetime. No Northern Irish want it back and to be honest only ignorant Republicans want it back-in that it's debt would sink the R.O.I to whatever depths are still left in hell.

But I'm all for a good sing-song

*pulls out fiddle*

 

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27 January 2014
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27 January 2014
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I have been getting into Eminem lately (and by that I mean today)

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28 January 2014
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Because of the mash-up with Daft Punk at the Grammys, I've been listening to Stevie Wonder's "Another Star."

 

 

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28 January 2014
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Nirvana - About A Girl

29 January 2014
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^^^ I could never get into Nirvana. I'm sorry, but I don't really get what's meant to be so great about them. Judging by the number of fans they seem to have, though, I must be missing something.

This is what I'm listening to:

I've recently been on a voyage of discovery of classical music and, though I knew about this a long time ago and liked it, I love it even more now I have a deeper understanding of this type of music.

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29 January 2014
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I went through a grunge phase when it was the thing. At the time it spoke to me, and I still like Alice in Chains. Ironically, though, my favorite Nirvana song is their acoustic version of "About a Girl" which isn't so grungy (but maybe not so ironic since the song was inspired by repeat listens of Meet the Beatles). Nowadays, I like the Foo Fighters far more.

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29 January 2014
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parlance said
I went through a grunge phase when it was the thing. At the time it spoke to me, and I still like Alice in Chains. Ironically, though, my favorite Nirvana song is their acoustic version of "About a Girl" which isn't so grungy (but maybe not so ironic since the song was inspired by repeat listens of Meet the Beatles). Nowadays, I like the Foo Fighters far more.

parlance

 

I never really got into grunge, even though the first radio station I ever interned at was a modern rock station (which in 1995, meant grunge and LOTS of it). Back then, I was into classic rock more. I've come to appreciate grunge a little more now, but it's still not my cup of tea.

As for what I'm listening to today, it's Nickel Creek's excellent cover of Bob Dylan's "Tomorrow is a Long Time." Sara Watkins' singing KILLS me here. Makes you want to hold her and tell her it'll be all right.

 

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