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Postby poodlek » Thu, 30 Jun 2011 10:03 pm

I've wanted to weigh in but have been too busy and my computer is crapping out :-(
Also my track-finding skills are not up to par so it's taking me a while to wade through the nets and find what I'm looking for.
I just wanted to pop on and say I loved the tractor song! I posted it on facebook and my mother loved it too :-)

Here's one that I like to share because I think he probably doesn't get much notice outside Canada: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1PJj2A3Uio&feature=related
The bridge to this song fills me with a ridiculous amount of giddy joy for a song about a dead lover.

I need to read and catch up before I can jump in on the discussion!

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 01 Jul 2011 2:32 am

poodlek wrote:I've wanted to weigh in but have been too busy and my computer is crapping out :-(
Also my track-finding skills are not up to par so it's taking me a while to wade through the nets and find what I'm looking for.
I just wanted to pop on and say I loved the tractor song! I posted it on facebook and my mother loved it too :-)

Here's one that I like to share because I think he probably doesn't get much notice outside Canada: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1PJj2A3Uio&feature=related
The bridge to this song fills me with a ridiculous amount of giddy joy for a song about a dead lover.

I need to read and catch up before I can jump in on the discussion!


Wow, that is eclectic, i.e. different from anything I've heard before :) It has a nice hook in it eh?

p.s. Here's another quality Canadian (and no it;s not Neil Young, as much as I love him)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oNFRWXDSA8
Sonny Landreth @ Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 01 Jul 2011 3:18 am

Hey maybe this could work like a book-club. Post your item, them everyone just comments and compares...

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Edit to add:
As long as you all like my suggestions lol

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 01 Jul 2011 3:41 am

JAN AKKERMAN, 'HOCUS POCUS', 'Oude Pothuys 2010
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vy-27U13 ... re=related


Mmmm mmm mmm and mmmm! The master of the Gibson Les Paul.

Official Gibson Ambassador, .... 1973 Melody Maker guitarist of the Year (in front of Santana, Clapted out and all the rest).

Enjoy!


Edit to add: Does the tune sound familiar, well Jan wrote it....so brook no imposters?

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 01 Jul 2011 8:31 am

JR8 wrote:
x9200 wrote:I am not against vocals in such music in general and it could be that this is a part of a bigger picture but I am not that attracted to try to verify it at this moment :)

Maybe I'll let you know then :)


Yes, please :)

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 01 Jul 2011 9:20 am

JR8 wrote:JAN AKKERMAN, 'HOCUS POCUS', 'Oude Pothuys 2010
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vy-27U13 ... re=related


Mmmm mmm mmm and mmmm! The master of the Gibson Les Paul.

I fully agree with this mmmmm. He's VERY good. Have not listened to him for ages.
My favorite classics from early Genesis, Cinema Show, part two, starting around 5:50.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqZUVP_rtzs

Or this one:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3OQaSpZwSE

I don't like particularly the song (because of the vocal part) but everything between 2:30 and 4:50 is a total mmmm for me.

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 01 Jul 2011 10:02 am

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JR8 wrote:JAN AKKERMAN, 'HOCUS POCUS', 'Oude Pothuys 2010
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vy-27U13 ... re=related


Mmmm mmm mmm and mmmm! The master of the Gibson Les Paul.

I fully agree with this mmmmm. He's VERY good. Have not listened to him for ages.
My favorite classics from early Genesis, Cinema Show, part two, starting around 5:50.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqZUVP_rtzs

Or this one:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3OQaSpZwSE

I don't like particularly the song (because of the vocal part) but everything between 2:30 and 4:50 is a total mmmm for me.


Thanks for the links, it is nice to be reminded what Genesis were like before they (arguably) 'sold out', haven't heard their early stuff for many a year.

What next King Crimson, Druid, Greenslade? Oh my god, or Canned Heat!?:)

Jan. Yeah nice guy too. Gave us guest-list tickets to the Jakarta Blues Festival which he was headlining.

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 01 Jul 2011 10:40 am

I don't know what next but just wanted to listen to some nice pcs of The Doors and youtube suggested I should be interested in watching Justin Bieber walks into a glass door. I can assume some high level of sophistication of the search engine but how this could make me interested if, as far as I know, he after this is still alive or can produce some sounds?

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 01 Jul 2011 10:50 am

That's funny!


Let's be quiet for a moment, and be be in the presence of, American Prayer.

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 01 Jul 2011 8:15 pm

I asked Jan how it is [being an 'old rocker'] and the audience demanding the same songs every night he plays.

And he said, 'I play them differently.

So, not quite getting it I repeated the question, 'Doesn't it get predictable though?

At which point he got a bit pissed off, 'Every time I play a song I do it differently'.

I think you can see that in this recording.

Lovely impro, and he's clearly having a ball...

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 02 Jul 2011 8:21 am

RIP The Bear.

Long live the Bear


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4g-RexNu0o
Canned Heat live at Woodstock 1969.

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Postby x9200 » Sat, 02 Jul 2011 9:07 am

JR8 wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVsHFkqnRqI&feature=related
Focus - Sylvia


Yummy..... :)

Yep, very nice.
JR8, do you listen to anything that may, even remotely, be categorized as some kind of pop? :)

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 02 Jul 2011 5:13 pm

x9200 wrote:
JR8 wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVsHFkqnRqI&feature=related
Focus - Sylvia


Yummy..... :)

Yep, very nice.
JR8, do you listen to anything that may, even remotely, be categorized as some kind of pop? :)


X9,
It's makes me very happy that you enjoyed that. Great to share Jan's love :) (I feel like one of his disciples! hehehe)

Pop? Well, dance yes. A totally random example...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGPmH8wuVCM
Ultrabeat Official Video Megamix

It's popcorn music, but the point (to me) is it is is good fun and has a nice beat and hook in it. I hated such music until I moved to Tokyo!

I'm also into 70s funky pop (Wild Cherry, that kind of thing), the 80's by and large I heard it so much it now just pains me.

What about you? Are you into any pop music?

I also find dark-pop interesting. Like dark interpretations of pop classics. It makes you think about it differently. I'll try and find an example.

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 02 Jul 2011 5:29 pm

Damn I had in mind a fantastically nihilist version of Take on Me by A-Ha, but sadly I no longer seem to be able to find it on Youtube... :cry:




Ok, here is a different angle then.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqIBYbSUS_o
Take On Me - A-Ha - Igor Presnyakov

This guy seems to have recently wallpapered youtube with cover songs. But he's good! Sometimes listening to a cover version reveals things you had never considered in the original.


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