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What Are You Listening To?

Discussion in 'Music' started by Rope, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. Rope

    Rope Well-Known Member Famous


  2. Zing

    Zing Retired Admin Famous

  3. nats

    nats Well-Known Member

    old school jeff beck with rod stewart "Truth"
  4. Zing

    Zing Retired Admin Famous

    Nats, how 'bout some album cover art with your posts?
  5. Rope

    Rope Well-Known Member Famous

    Nats -

    If you'd like to post album art, right click on the jpg (image) you want to post, click on properties, copy the address (URL). On the forum post, paste the URL in your post, highlight URL, click the image (Img), click the submit button.

    Without creating the image it would look like this: images/smilies/icon_mrgreen.gif

    The image would appear as: [​IMG]

    Here's Captain Zings Avatar:

  6. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar


    One of the best recordings, performances, and new arrangements of classic tunes I have ever heard. Three thumbs up!
  7. mzpro5

    mzpro5 Well-Known Member Famous

    I saw a commercial on TV for this and immediately thought you would probably get it.

    I don't know, I'll have to see if there is somewhere I can sample a few tunes.
  8. Zing

    Zing Retired Admin Famous

  9. mzpro5

    mzpro5 Well-Known Member Famous


    1. Carla Thomas - Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)
    2. The Mar-Keys - Last Night - Album Version
    3. William Bell - You Don't Miss Your Water
    4. Booker T & The MG's - Green Onions - Single Version
    5. Rufus Thomas - Walking The Dog
    6. Otis Redding - I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)
    7. The Astors - Candy
    8. Otis Redding - Respect
    9. Sam & Dave - You Don't Know Like I Know
    10. The Mad Lads - I Want Someone
    11. Sam & Dave - Hold On I'm Coming - Album Version
    12. Carla Thomas - Let Me Be Good To You
    13. Mable John - Your Good Thing (Is About To End)
    14. Eddie Floyd - Knock On Wood
    15. Carla Thomas - B-A-B-Y
    16. Otis Redding - Tramp
    17. The Bar-Kays - Soul Finger
    18. Albert King - Born Under A Bad Sign - Single Version
    19. Sam & Dave - Soul Man
    20. Otis Redding - Dock Of The Bay
    21. Ollie & The Nightingales - I Got A Sure Thing
    22. Booker T & The MG's - Soul Limbo
    23. Eddie Floyd - I've Never Found A Girl (To Love Me Like You Do)
    24. Linda Lyndell - What A Man
    25. William Bell & Judy Clay - Private Number
    26. Johnnie Taylor - Who's Making Love Album Version
    27. William Bell - I Forgot To Be Your Lover
    28. Carla Thomas - I Like What You're Doing (To Me)

    1. Booker T & The MG's - Time Is Tight
    2. The Emotions - So I Can Love You - Album Version
    3. Isaac Hayes - Walk On By - Single Version
    4. Rufus Thomas - Do The Funky Chicken - Album Version
    5. Johnnie Taylor - Jody's Got Your Girl And Gone - Album Version
    6. Jean Knight - Mr. Big Stuff
    7. Isaac Hayes - Never Can Say Goodbye
    8. The Dramatics - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
    9. The Staple Singers - Respect Yourself - Single Edit
    10. Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
    11. The Bar-Kays - Son Of Shaft - Album Version
    12. Little Milton - That's What Love Will Make You Do - Album Version
    13. Frederick Knight - I've Been Lonely (For So Long)
    14. The Soul Children - Hearsay - Album Version
    15. The Dramatics - In The Rain
    16. The Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
    17. Mel & Tim - Starting All Over Again
    18. Temprees - Dedicated To The One I Love - 45 Version
    19. The Staple Singers - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
    20. Johnnie Taylor - Cheaper To Keep Her - Album Version
    21. The Soul Children - I'll Be The Other Woman - Album Version
    22. Shirley Brown - Woman To Woman
  10. Huey

    Huey Well-Known Member Famous


    Picked this up yesterday at a Salvation Army store near me, that has a great and everchanging cd selection. By no means a critical listening disc, but they remain true to ABBA, only making the songs "dancier".
  11. Kazaam

    Kazaam Well-Known Member

    I didn't realize that BW's Gershwin album was out. If I'm not mistaken, aren't there are few unfinished Gershwin tunes on it that the family's estate authorized Wilson to finish composing? That's be kinda cool to hear.

    As for me... I'm currently listening to Jeff Trott's album "Dig Up The Astroturf".

    I only picked it up because it was available on DVD-Audio, so I knew nothing about him when I bought the disc. But apparently he has penned some Sheryl Crow songs, played on World Party's "Goodbye Jumbo", toured as Tears For Fears guitarist, and produced other artists including Stevie Nicks. (Got all that info from AMG, btw.)

    It's not a bad sounding disc. The music is laid back and somewhat trippy, though not overly so. Surround mix is OK with a front focus but also stuff in the back, too.

  12. Kazaam

    Kazaam Well-Known Member

    A*Teens are good, to be sure! But I like S-Club 7 even better.
  13. Rope

    Rope Well-Known Member Famous


  14. PaulyT

    PaulyT Behind the Curtain Staff Member Administrator Moderator Superstar

  15. Dennie

    Dennie Well-Known Member

    Pat Metheny Trio Live 2 CD Set

    Pat Metheny Trio

    2000 Warner Bros. Records

    Pat Metheny's brought a string of trios to bear on his music, none of them lasting as a touring band long enough to bring a session like Trio Live to life. As on Trio 99-00, Metheny's bandstand has Larry Grenadier and Bill Stewart beside him, and they burn from start to finish. Taking up 13 tunes, Metheny shows off every nuance of his talents. Stewart invokes Elvin Jones, with a lead-footed focus on tempo and a hammering power. Grenadier provides calm force, keeping time with steely firmness. Metheny is all over the map, laying back to open the session, throwing off torrents of modulated guitar synth on a 19-minute "Question and Answer" and then diving laconically into one of jazz's least laconic pieces, John Coltrane's "Giant Steps." He's granite thick on the rocking "Faith Healer" and gently harplike on "Into the Dream," grooving steadily in between. All the while, the audience is hyped and involved. The trio has chemistry like Keith Jarrett's standards project, with each member providing texture and finishing each other's musical thoughts telepathically. This you can hear on familiar tunes, as well as on 35 minutes of new material rounding out the second disc. --Andrew Bartlett

    Track Listing:
    Disc 1:
    1. Bright Size Life
    2. Question and Answer
    3. Giant Steps
    4. Into The Dream
    5. So May It Secretly Begin
    6. The Bat
    7. All The Things You Are

    Disc 2:
    1. James
    2. Unity Village
    3. Soul Cowboy
    4. Night Turns Into Day
    5. Faith Healer
    6. Counting Texas
  16. Dennie

    Dennie Well-Known Member

    As soon as I heard about it, I knew he would get it. I think I am going to order it also.

    Always good to see you MZ! :D Nice choice on the Stax Collection!

  17. Dennie

    Dennie Well-Known Member

    I'm a big Shirley Horn fan also, but I don't have that one. :eek: I'll have to send a note to my used music dealer!

    Thanks for posting it Pauly,

  18. PaulyT

    PaulyT Behind the Curtain Staff Member Administrator Moderator Superstar

    I've ordered both that Wilson/Gershwin and the Metheny/Trio (which you can get for like $6 from amazon!)...

    Dennie, I have 15 - yes fifteen - Shirley Horn albums. :shock: Amazon used is your friend.
  19. Dennie

    Dennie Well-Known Member

    Funny you should say that. My neighbor (4 blocks away) is a "used music" dealer and has an Amazon Storefront.


    I get updated emails twice a week, I place an order and he delivers it. It is a great relationship! I save a lot of money buying used and in bulk. I have over 3000 albums, over 2000 CD's and a few dozen 8 tracks and cassettes, but I don't listen to those. They came in record collections that I picked up.

    So YES, Amazon used is my Friend, Literaly! :mrgreen:

  20. PaulyT

    PaulyT Behind the Curtain Staff Member Administrator Moderator Superstar

    Damn, yeah I'd have thousands of albums too with someone like that nextdoor!

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