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Chit-Chat Vanity | 8/13/12 | Alan Levy

Posted on 08/13/2012 11:46:54 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama

I don't feel like talking about Chairman Obama's plots, Nazi Pelosi's plastic surgery mistakes, Harry Reid's dementia, or the fact that we're on the edge of total economic, social, and political disaster. (In other words, let's pretend Ronald Reagan is still president, at least for this thread.)

Anyhoo, let's let our hair down! Let's chit-chat about music. So tell me, FRiends, what are your favorite types of music, your favorite songs, or favorite songs ?


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1 posted on 08/13/2012 11:47:01 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama
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To: Absolutely Nobama

My favorite song is BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON, from 1909, written by NEWYORKCITYGOPMAN’s great uncle.


2 posted on 08/13/2012 11:50:33 AM PDT by NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN ('he who creates something worthwhile never dies.'')
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Anything except country, opera or rap/hip-hop.


3 posted on 08/13/2012 11:52:21 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (I wanna start a Seniors' Motor Scooter Gang. Wanna join?)
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To: shibumi; MestaMachine; melancholy; Hotlanta Mike; Vanders9; TheOldLady; Clock King; ...

A fun ping!


4 posted on 08/13/2012 11:52:36 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

I’m a guitarist/steel guitarist, so I like guitar music. Danny Gatton, The Hellecasters, Ry Cooder, Lloyd Green & John Hughey. But, having said that,,,,,, I LOVE piano Boogie Woogie! Albert Ammons is my favorite musician ever!


5 posted on 08/13/2012 11:53:42 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise

Classical:

Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Debussy, Ravel, Stravinsky, Brahms, Copland, Bach...and on and on..

then I do like early 60s and 70s (all Motown) and classic rock: Byrds, Genesis, YES, Buffallo Springfield, Mountain, CSN, James Taylor and on and on..

Some Irish music is enjoyed... some folk, some folk rock, singer songwriters like Elton John...


6 posted on 08/13/2012 11:55:42 AM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Primarily country, but I am all over the board except I loath rap and heavy metal.

I go to sleep listening to classical - every night.

I REALLY like blues (Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, other
people that play a lot of ‘bottleneck’ and slide).

I am listening to *recent* Buckethead right now (post-punk years), and do listen to a bit of jazz as well, but only
modern jazz.

I own 3 banjos and two guitars, and I am a real boring
person, so music is more of an outlet.


7 posted on 08/13/2012 11:58:29 AM PDT by Verbosus (/* No Comment */)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Classical: Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov
Classic Rock: Van Morrisson
Straight Ahead Rock: The Stones
Religious: The Liturgy of St. John Chrisostym by Rachmaninoff
Anything by Beethoven
The Beatles
Mozart’s Piano Sonatas
Entrance of the Knights by Prokofiev
Bach’s Adagios (ALL of ‘em!)
Steely Dan
Led Zeppelin
Hector Berlioz
Chopin Nocturnes

For starters. LOL.


8 posted on 08/13/2012 12:00:57 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

I like Jamey Johnson’s In Color - he is old style Country singer

I said, Grandpa what’s this picture here
It’s all black and white and ain’t real clear
Is that you there, he said, yeah I was eleven
Times were tough back in thirty-five
That’s me and Uncle Joe just tryin’ to survive
A cotton farm in the Great Depression


9 posted on 08/13/2012 12:00:57 PM PDT by olepap (God help us)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Favorite band right now is an alt-country band from Charlottesville, VA called Sons of Bill. Really good songwriting on their latest record called “Sirens”. Will likely go see them in Athens, GA. at the 40 Watt in late August.


10 posted on 08/13/2012 12:01:42 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

And what about your favorite, since several of us have told
you our most secret of secrets.


11 posted on 08/13/2012 12:01:48 PM PDT by Verbosus (/* No Comment */)
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My favorite type of music is punk rock. (Nope. Never grew up.) My favorite song of all time is “California Uber Alles” by the Dead Kennedys. I also like some hip-hop, mostly Cypress Hill. I also like some classic rock, like “Shattered” by the Rolling Stones, “1979” by the Smashing Pumpkins, and “The Wall” by Pink Floyd.

Needless to say, when I’m in the car with Mrs. Absolutely Nobama, I’m not allowed to even look at the radio, let alone play music. I am fully aware that I have no taste in music whatsoever. :)


12 posted on 08/13/2012 12:01:57 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: left that other site

Oh...Blues and Motown too!

I espcially like playing both on the Bass.


13 posted on 08/13/2012 12:03:14 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise

Not a country fan, either. Opera.....no.


14 posted on 08/13/2012 12:04:19 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
I play guitar in a surf/garage band, so I love those genres, but I listen to everything from Hank Williams to Black Flag to Caruso to Charlie Parker to avant-garde classical.

I worship the Ramones and the Beach Boys!

Addicted record collector, with thousands of LPs/45s/CDs/78s/cassettes/8-tracks!
15 posted on 08/13/2012 12:04:56 PM PDT by GodBlessRonaldReagan (When is the Queen Haters reunion tour?)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

When I was a kid, I always wanted to play bass guitar like Sid Vicious or East Bay Ray of the Dead Kennedys. I never learned and I regret it now.

I still wanna be Sid Vicious (minus the heroin addiction, of course)! Being an adult in the real world sucks!

:)


16 posted on 08/13/2012 12:08:00 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
My Current Obsession (I'm teaching myself to sing in this style.)
17 posted on 08/13/2012 12:08:18 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
Cool local band I've seen more than a few times:


18 posted on 08/13/2012 12:10:17 PM PDT by BreezyDog (PLAN A: A Peaceful Restoration of the Republic.....PLAN B: A Restoration of the Republic)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise

—Anything except country, opera or rap/hip-hop.—

I’m with you. I like western music.


19 posted on 08/13/2012 12:10:45 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Chuzzlewit

Tchaikovsky Overture 1812 -—The only thing the Russians got right!


20 posted on 08/13/2012 12:12:00 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Greatest acoustic guitar player alive...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6UIXEDZGmg&feature=bf_prev&list=PL92F6BDD5E17E032B


21 posted on 08/13/2012 12:12:49 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: BreezyDog

I saw Kenny Chesney, Tim Mcgraw, Grace Potter and some other guy last night.


22 posted on 08/13/2012 12:13:05 PM PDT by BreezyDog (PLAN A: A Peaceful Restoration of the Republic.....PLAN B: A Restoration of the Republic)
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To: left that other site

Gotta love the Stones....among my favorites as well.


23 posted on 08/13/2012 12:13:42 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

I love Classical (of course) before the 20th century, Blues, Jazz (not Fusion), Elizabethan Plainsong and authentic Gypsy music.

I like other Medieval as well.

Actually I like any music that written by someone who knew how to write music and is being played by musicians who give a da^%.

If it’s Blues, I want to hear the best Blues musucian there is... if it’s Classical, I don’t want to hear some schlock orchestra ruining the Beethoven 5th Symphony or something..etc.


24 posted on 08/13/2012 12:14:06 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Verbosus

My favorite type of music is punk rock. (Nope. Never grew up.) My favorite song of all time is “California Uber Alles” by the Dead Kennedys. I also like some hip-hop, mostly Cypress Hill. I also like some classic rock, like “Shattered” by the Rolling Stones, “1979” by the Smashing Pumpkins, and “The Wall” by Pink Floyd.

Needless to say, when I’m in the car with Mrs. Absolutely Nobama, I’m not allowed to even look at the radio, let alone play music. I am fully aware that I have no taste in music whatsoever. :)


25 posted on 08/13/2012 12:15:45 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

I use their songs to teach rhythm guitar, since Keef is the best rhythm guitarist in Rock...JMHO.


26 posted on 08/13/2012 12:16:08 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: MarineBrat

I’ve been really liking Joe Bonamassa after I saw him do a concert on Palladia channel.


27 posted on 08/13/2012 12:17:14 PM PDT by BreezyDog (PLAN A: A Peaceful Restoration of the Republic.....PLAN B: A Restoration of the Republic)
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To: olepap

Never got into Country, but this seems interesting.


28 posted on 08/13/2012 12:19:59 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: GodBlessRonaldReagan

Black Flag!!!! Yes!!!! Great song to check out by them is “Scream” on the Rat Music for Rat Music album (vol.1)!

Nothing beats old school punk, in my opinion!


29 posted on 08/13/2012 12:23:36 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

San Lorenzo - Pat Metheny Group
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmWLAt_KSYE

Pat and Lyle are two of the most amazing musicians I’ve ever seen....I hope soon they will get back together and do some new stuff.

I’ve been a Metheny fan for years, but the early stuff is still the best.


30 posted on 08/13/2012 12:23:40 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Rush sucks, Pink Floyd sucks, Boston sucks, Chicago sucks big time, Deep Purple sucks, Genesis sucks, Journey sucks, Pat Benatar sucks, all of 70s “art” rock sucks.

Malcolm Holcombe and Tony Joe WHITE rule!


31 posted on 08/13/2012 12:24:03 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

>>Tchaikovsky Overture 1812

I’ve got several different recordings of that. You gotta love a guy who thought to use a cannon as a musical instrument!


32 posted on 08/13/2012 12:24:09 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: shibumi

I’m with you, the Mongolians make some beautiful music.


33 posted on 08/13/2012 12:26:18 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Revolting cat!

LOL!!!

I love sprited music debate!


34 posted on 08/13/2012 12:28:43 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: MarineBrat

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpNvboDnZZY&feature=related

He also plays a pretty mean “Pink Panther Theme!”


35 posted on 08/13/2012 12:32:53 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Revolting cat!

Sorry, I forgot to add Eilen Jewell and Martin England to those who rule!


36 posted on 08/13/2012 12:36:12 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: MarineBrat

“You gotta love a guy who thought to use a cannon as a musical instrument!”

That’s a rog!


37 posted on 08/13/2012 12:36:46 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: MarineBrat

“You gotta love a guy who thought to use a cannon as a musical instrument!”

That’s a rog!


38 posted on 08/13/2012 12:36:58 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Love that one. About a dozen of the 437k-odd views on that one are mine. :)


39 posted on 08/13/2012 12:40:31 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: SMARTY

“Actually I like any music that written by someone who knew how to write music and is being played by musicians who give a da^%.”

Amen.

My wife gave me a Dropkick Murphys CD for Hanukkah. It remains in its original plastic, outta sight, outta mind. I’m a big punk rock fan, and I know if it was made before 1985, odds are it’s gonna stink. No sense in even remotely trying.


40 posted on 08/13/2012 12:42:44 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
As a child, I listened to what my mom listened to, country and Elvis. I still like to listen to Hank Williams, Patsy Cline and Elvis.

As I got older I listened to what my older brother and sister listened to. I liked Grand Funk Railroad and Ten Years After my brother listened to. I liked The Grass Roots and Gary Pucket And The Union Gap my sister listened to.

As a kid I was a fan of The Monkees and 'bubblegum' type music like The Archies.

When the movie '2001' came out I listened to more classical music.

In high school I listened to heavy metal like Black Sabbath.

I liked Led Zeppelin okay when they came out. But when I heard their album Houses Of The Holy I became a big fan.

'Houses' became my favorite album and The Song Remains The Same is my favorite song.

41 posted on 08/13/2012 12:45:53 PM PDT by Daaave (Hey, hey, good lookin', Whatcha got cookin'?)
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To: dfwgator

Good stuff!


42 posted on 08/13/2012 12:49:41 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

What I listen to depends on my mood. I still love 80’s Hair Band stuff (Ratt being a favorite), but also enjoy some really light stuff, like what you’d hear when getting a massage. The Beach Boys and The Cars are two bands I never turn off when they come on the radio.

As for favorite songs, they change often, (although my top pick has been #1 ever since I first heard it). Here goes:

1) DOUBLE—Captain of Her Heart. Not sure why I love this song so much. It’s very dreamlike and the vocals are perfect. Don’t get to hear it much these days.

2) BENJAMIN ORR—Stay the Night. Another great ‘80s song.

3) GUSTER—Satellite. I just love the melodic feel and the song flows perfectly.

4) THE CHURCH—Under the Milky Way. This song was 25 years ahead of itself when it came out, and it still sounds fresh today.

5) DIESEL—Sausalito Summer Nights. Lots of great High School memories with this one, plus the guitar riff is awesome.

By the way, I do love country music. My wife and I are big George Strait fans.


43 posted on 08/13/2012 12:53:48 PM PDT by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: Daaave

My parents were lefties, so I grew up hating hippie music. As a form of teenage rebellion (that has yet to end) , I got into punk rock. I do love the Rolling Stones, however.


44 posted on 08/13/2012 12:54:39 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Bach is ultimate favorite for classical with Vivaldi and Handel or other Baroque music as second.

Old time country - Appalachian type music, classical Indian ragas, Balinese and Javanese Gamelan, Bulgarian vocal music. I stopped listening to rock years ago but Motown and Stax type labels were my favorite, Otis Redding, Aretha, Chuck Berry etc. Loved Dylan when he first appeared in 1962 and as long as I ever listened to him. John Mayall and Clapton in the early days.

That’s a few off the top of my head.


45 posted on 08/13/2012 12:55:58 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Same here. I love all the old LA bands - the Weirdos, Deadbeats, Alleycats, Dils (even though they’re commies), Circle Jerks, X, Germs. My misspent youth!


46 posted on 08/13/2012 12:57:45 PM PDT by GodBlessRonaldReagan (When is the Queen Haters reunion tour?)
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To: Kharis13

“I still love 80’s Hair Band stuff (Ratt being a favorite)...”

Mrs. Absolutely Nobama’s favorite type of music as well. My wife has the world’s largest collection of Hair Band albums, CD’s, T-shirts, and knick-knacks, etc. She has a Hair Band song for every occasion.


47 posted on 08/13/2012 1:01:26 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
I be jammin' to Boy Hits Car - I Am A Cloud
here in the cube at work
48 posted on 08/13/2012 1:09:58 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: Absolutely Nobama

“Gotta love the Stones....among my favorites as well.”

The Stones. I love the Stones. I can’t believe they’re still doing it after all these years. I watch them whenever I can... Fred and Barney. (Steven Wright)


49 posted on 08/13/2012 1:10:17 PM PDT by Gil4 (Progressives - Trying to repeal the Law of Supply and Demand since 1848)
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To: GodBlessRonaldReagan

Punk was never really about poltics-—it was more or less about rebellion. Punk bands tore into the libs just as much they did Conservatives-—Check out “California Uber Alles” the original version, by the Dead Kennedys.

Want Conservtive punk ? Try Minor Threat.


50 posted on 08/13/2012 1:11:46 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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