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« Reply #15 on: July 03, 2005, 04:31:42 pm »

Dude.  If I couldn't be me, I'd want to be Mike Ness.
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« Reply #16 on: July 03, 2005, 04:37:29 pm »

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Rush

I use to listen to Rush but I stopped listening to Rush. Rush is a big time supporter of whatever the administration does. Rush is gung ho about the war in Iraq. I'd rather listen to O'Reilly than Rush. :D

I use to have Rush albums on 8 track. THey've been around a while.

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« Reply #17 on: July 03, 2005, 04:43:56 pm »

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We've had threads on books and movies, and a bit on music here and there, mostly bodhrans and tin whistles, and now PenquinsScareMe is jonesin' on metal.

So I figured I'd ask what folks here like, music-wise.

Myself? Well, my tastes are pretty eclectic. Easier to list what I don't like, which comes down to some of the more twangy/whiney Country&Western music, rap/hip-hop or whatever it's being called these days, and "easy listening". Of course, within the various genres, there are artists I just can't stand. For example, I like Hank Williams Sr., but Billy Ray Cyrus -- ugh. I'm not all that much into metal -- speed for the sake of speed doesn't impress me. But I do like much of Metallica, and enjoy various tracks by some of the other groups, such as Iron Maiden. Really, I'm just not all that familiar with the various bands who play it.

 

I have also listened to popular rock but lately I have been a country fan. I like outlaw country. I like listening to Toby Keith and Trace Atkins. I have been a Johnny Cash fan for years however. I like listening to Elvis also. I have a cd by Elixa Gilkynson titled Land of Milk and Honey. There is a song on it titled Hiway 9. That is the way it is spelled. That song is about the war in Iraq. I like that song Whiskey for my men and beer for my horses.

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« Reply #18 on: July 03, 2005, 05:52:06 pm »

My number 1 all-time favorite, that I listen to most often and love the most, is Roxette.

But I also enjoy....

Belinda Carlisle
Portishead
Garbage
Sneaker Pimps
Cranberries
Twiztid
Moby
Sarah Mclachlan
Tori Amos
The Beatles
Bjork
10,000 Maniacs
Luscious Jackson


Since the advent of iTunes and mp3s and whatnot, I find myself less and less liking specific groups, and just collecting individual songs - the songs I like.  The only groups I find to be consistantly excellent are Roxette and Portishead.
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« Reply #19 on: July 04, 2005, 06:30:53 am »

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Snokrash-- we were writing our posts at the same time.  Hello fellow X fan.  I haven't checked out John Doe's latest project.  I'll have to listen to it!
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John Doe's new thing is acoustic (well not completely I guess). :D Has an Americana flavor to it, but still has a punk flavor too.  It's pretty cool.
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« Reply #20 on: July 04, 2005, 07:53:02 am »

Lately, when my daughter is in the car, we listen to her The Killers CD. I think they kick ass.

penguinsscareyou, I really "dig" your list - Leonard Cohen, Stray Cats, The Traveling Wilburys I thought these were sort of obscure these days. They're all in my collection (just weren't in the car at the time I posted  :lol: )
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« Reply #21 on: July 04, 2005, 08:51:34 am »

Currently in my CD player
Steve Earle
ZZ Top
Hank Williams
Patsy Cline
Aerosmith
Braveheart soundtrack

 
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« Reply #22 on: July 04, 2005, 09:13:28 am »

Dunno about "favorites",  there's just too darn many different kinds of stuff that I like,  from way too many different eras.  OTOH,  there's also a whole bunch of folks I'm seeing mentioned in here that I've never heard of.  Which makes me wonder...

But then,  there's the state of radio these days,  which isn't conducive to finding out about a wide variety of artists,  anyhow. :-(

 
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« Reply #23 on: July 04, 2005, 09:38:23 am »

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I didn't listen to country at all for a long time until a few years ago (this guy I liked listened to it and I thought he'd like me more if I liked it too.. it worked). About that time I switched to exclusively country but recently I have gone back to some of the other stuff I have because I decided that I still like it. imagine that!

You are not be true to yourself if you pretend to like something because you think someone else will like you if you like what they do. I wouldn't have much respect for someone who did that. I suggest being an individual. Don't change who you are just to please others. If you use subterfuge to attract someone by pretending to like what they do then they don't really like you for who you are but rather they like someone else who you are pretending to be.

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« Reply #24 on: July 04, 2005, 09:40:46 am »

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« Reply #25 on: July 04, 2005, 11:28:22 am »

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I'm sorry, HRearden, you must have missed the part where I said I like it. I'm not pretending, I never was pretending to like it. If I didn't like it I wouldn't listen to it. I do not change for others. Sometimes it simple requires someone else to expose you to something you may like, as in my case with country music.

You stated that you thought he's like you more if you like it and that is what gave me that impression.

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« Reply #26 on: July 04, 2005, 02:13:16 pm »

My iTunes library contains 1195 songs by 109 artists on 150 albums. This is not quite half of my CD collection, plus some single tunes. Here's a list of artist/album pairs. Some of these I have for only a single song, but for most, I listen to the whole album. Of course, many of these get played regularly and some almost never, but most are good friends.

Abbott And Costello
Al Jarreau - Breakin' Away
Al Jarreau - Jarreau
Andreas Vollenweider - Behind The Gardens - Behind The Wall - Under The Tree
Andreas Vollenweider - Caverna Magica
Andreas Vollenweider - White Winds
Bert Boeren
Big Bill Broonzy - The Big Bill Broonzy Story
Bill & Christopher St. Clair (Piano and trombone blues)
Bill Watrous - Patrick Williams
Bjorn Samuelsson - Bjorn Samuelsson
Black Uhuru - Anthem
Blood, Sweat & Tears - B,S & T; 4
Blood, Sweat & Tears - Blood, Sweat & Tears 3
Bob Brookmeyer - out of this world
Bob Mintzer Big Band - Camouflage
Bob Mintzer Big Band - Incredible Journey
Bob Mintzer Big Band - Source
Bob Mintzer Big Band - Spectrum
Bob Mintzer Big Band - Urban Contours
Bobby McFerrin - Simple Pleasures
Brecker Brothers - East River
Brian Fitzgerald - Lyres Titans and Beers
Britney Spears - oops!...I did it again
Chicago - Chicago II
Chicago - Chicago III
Chicago - Chicago Transit Authority
Chicago - Chicago V
Chicago - Chicago VII
Chick Corea - Where Have I Known You Before
Christopher Cross - Christopher Cross
Climax Blues Band - FM/Live . . . Plus
Count Basie - Count Basie - Kansas City 7
CSN&Y - SO FAR
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - 4 Way Street '70
Dave Matthews Band - American Baby - Single
David Steinmeyer - Bone Voyage
David Steinmeyer - Fifty Years of the Airmen of Note
Denis Leloup - Demo CD - ZOOLOUP
Derek & The Dominos - Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs (Disc 1)
Deuter - Nirvana Road
Diana Krall - Unknown Album (2/28/2005 3:22:35 PM)
Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli - Quintette Du Hot Club De France
Do'A World Music Ensemble - Ancient Beauty
Don Sebesky - I Remember Bill - Tribute to Bill Evans
Eric Clapton - Conception - An Interpretation of Stevie Wonder's Songs
Eric Clapton - E.C. Was Here
FourShillingsShort - SaratogaBordersSet1
Frank Rosolino - Kenton Presents
GD - In The Dark
Gentle Giant - Free Hand
Gentle Giant - Octopus
Grateful Dead - Europe '72 (Disc 1)
Grover Washington Jr. - Mister Magic / Feels So Good
Grover Washington Jr. - Winelight
Helen Merrill - Helen Merrill
Highlight Jazz Orchestra - Highlight
Incantation - Panpipes Of The Andes
It's A Beautiful Day - It's A Beautiful Day
Itzhak Perlman & Daniel Barenboim - Mozart - Violin Sonatas, K. 301, 302, 303, 304
Itzhak Perlman, Jorge Bolet, Juillard String Quartet - Chausson - Concert for Violin, Piano & String Quartet op.21
James Burke - The Day The Universe Changed
James Gang - Funk #49
James Levine; Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Mozart Symphonies No. 40, 41
James Taylor - Sweet Baby James
Jeff Beck - Blow By Blow
Jeff Beck - Wired
Jethro Tull - Songs From The Wood
Joe Sample - Carmel
John Fedchock
John Mayer - Heavier Things
Josef Suk Smetana Quartet - Mozart-QUINTETS
Kenny G - Kenny G Live
King Sunny Ade & His African Beats - Juju Music
Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin - IV
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin I
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti
Led Zeppelin - Presence
Leonard Cohen - Various Positions
Lighthouse - One Fine Day
Los Lonely Boys - Live At the Fillmore
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd
Mark Nightingale - Metropole Orchestra
Maroon 5 - Songs About Jane
Michael Franks - Blue Pacific
Michael Franks - The Art Of Tea
Michael Franks - The Camera Never Lies
Norah Jones - Come Away With Me
Paillard Chamber Orchestra - Works from Pachelbel and Fasch
Pat Metheny - Bright Size Life
Pat Metheny - Pat Metheny Group
Paul Horn - A Special Edition
Pink Floyd - Animals
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd - Meddle
Pink Floyd - The Wall
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Procol Harem
Ralph Towner - Solstice
Rob McConnell - The Brass Is Back
Robin Trower - Bridge of Sighs (Expanded)
Robin Trower - For Earth Below/Live
Rockne Van Meter - Rebelfire-Justice Day
Sade - Diamond Life
Sade - Stronger Than Pride
Sanford Ponder - Etosha - Private Music In The Land Of Dry Water
Santana - Abraxas (Original Master Recording)
Santana - Shaman
Santana - Supernatural
Sheryl Crow - Tuesday Night Music Club
Smetana Quartet Beethoven - Beethoven String Quartets (Disc 5)
Stan Getz - The Ultimate Stan Getz
Steely Dan - Aja
Steely Dan - Gaucho
Stephane Grappelli - Shades Of DJango
Stevie Wonder - From the Bottom of My Heart - Single
Stevie Wonder - So What the Fuss - Single
Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life
St├ęphane Grappelli - Jazz in Paris (for Django)
The Alan Parsons Project - I Robot
The Allman Brothers Band - Beginnings
The Allman Brothers Band - Hittin' the Note
The Allman Brothers Band - Live At Ludlow Garage 1970
The Allman Brothers Band - The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East
The Beatles - Abbey Road
The Beatles - The Beatles [White Album]
Traffic - The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
Vladimir Horowitz - Horowitz - The Last Recording
Vladimir Horowitz - Horowitz Plays Chopin Vol. 1
Weather Report - Black Market
Weather Report - Heavy Weather
Weather Report - Mr. Gone
Webber - Requiem (Andrew Lloyd Webber)
Wishbone Ash - Live Dates
Yes - Close To The Edge
ZZ Top - Greatest Hits
 
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« Reply #27 on: July 04, 2005, 02:22:52 pm »

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I like country music.. which is actually quite odd for me considering that country music is often associated with blind patriotism and faith, neither of which I particularly wish to be associated with...

Country has a history of that. Merle Haggard recorded, "Fighting Side of Me", and "Okie from Moskogie" which were pro-military songs during the Vietnam war. One of the lines in Fighting side of me is love it or leave it.

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« Reply #28 on: July 04, 2005, 03:41:11 pm »

snokrash-- acoustic is cool!  I really enjoy stuff like the MTV unplugged albums, even though MTV is a cheesy, corporate whore.  The whole acoustic rejuvination has been so wonderful, especially if the band incorporates a bass fiddle for the electric bass.  I'm definitely going to check it out.  John Doe was recently in Seattle playing with Lucinda Williams.  I don't know if they;re touring together, or if it was a one night deal.

Since people are being more expansive in their lists, I'll expand as well.  It shouldn't surprise me, but those who have posted have similair faves.  

More favorites:
-Government Mule ( Soulshine always puts a smile on my face)
-Cranberries
-Brian Setzer Orchestra
-Cherry Poppin' Daddies
-the "I am Sam" sound track
-Pearl Jam
-the Let it Be Naked cd
-Galactic
-Guns and Roses
-Red Hot Chili Pepper
-Reel Big Fish
-Mighty, Mighty Boss Tones
-Madness
-New Found Glory
-Big Fat Jake
-Presidents of the United States of America
-Muse  (oh, I love Muse's powerful sound)
-Louis the XVI
-Adam and the Ants
-Generation X
-old Oingo Boingo
-the Who


 
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« Reply #29 on: July 04, 2005, 05:01:56 pm »

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More favorites:
OK.

Rachmaninoff:
* Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini
* Piano Concerto #2 (Melody used for "Full Moon and Empty Arms)
Bedric Smetana: Die Moldau
Antonin Dvorak: New World Symphony
Stravinsky: The Firebird
Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije
J. S. Bach:
* Too many to list, but especially;
* Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
* Little Fugue in G Minor
* The Brandenburg Concerti
Beethoven:
* Too many to list, again;
* 5th Symphony
* 9th Symphony
* OK, all the symphonies
Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major (Jupiter)
George F. Handel:
* Concerto #13 in F Major (Cuckoo and the Nightingale)
* Xerxes (Particularly the song "Ombra Mai Fu")
* Music for the Royal Fireworks
* Water Music
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Hildegard von Bingen: Canticles of Ecstacy
Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, op. 64
Debussy:
* Claire de Lune
*  Prelude the the Afternoon of a Fawn
DeLibes: Copelia
Schubert: Der Tod und Das Madchen
Camille St. Saens: Symphony #3 (Organ)
Engelbert Humperdink: Overture to Hansel and Gretel
Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto #1 (Melody used for "Tonight We Love")
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherezade
Grieg:
* Lyric Suite
* Peer Gynt
George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Holst: The Planets
Joaquin Rodrigo: Concerto de Aranjuez

I'll just stop before I list my entire CD collection.  :D
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