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Re: What are you listening to?

I turned on the Pandora feature on my nookcolor, and it gave me a few interesting old songs by Johnny Horton. I did some research, and found out that he predicted his own death. Odd, but some of the songs are very educational.
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Re: What are you listening to?

Well, I am very much into Classical when doing my school, and such (I am Homeschooled)

But when I am not in the mood for Classical music, I am mostly into the older music. 70's 80's and 90's.  I do not like the music they have out now very much...  Not to offend anybody and if I did, oh well, I got my opinion you got yours.

 

So I listen to U2, Pearl Jam, Led Zeppelin, a lot of the 80's and "some" Nirvana, as I like that grunge type music.

 

But I definitely don't listen to Pearl Jam when reading a book, Ha!

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Re: What are you listening to?

#31, John Lennon

 

John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band 

 

Double Fantasy [Japan CD]  

Milk and Honey  

 

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Re: What are you listening to?


Ryan_G wrote:

Off the Medua album I love, and never get enough of "Take Me to the River" and "Train In Vain".

 

Have you heard her Christmas album that came out last year?  I loved it.

 

Christmas Cornucopia 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

I wanted to get it, but when I placed an order before Christmas, it hadn't been released yet, and I didn't want to place another order so soon, so I'll get it for this Christmas.  But you will be happy to hear that I did finally get Bette Midler's Christmas album!  And I do have the Eurythmics doing Winter Wonderland on a couple of CDs, so I did get to hear her do that.

 

Speaking of Bette Midler, I recently saw a special on cable, The Showgirl Must Go On - did you see it?  It was great; she got back to a lot of her earlier rowdy style.  A very extended section of Sophie Tucker jokes!

 

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Re: What are you listening to?

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BookReader75 wrote:

Well, I am very much into Classical when doing my school, and such (I am Homeschooled)

But when I am not in the mood for Classical music, I am mostly into the older music. 70's 80's and 90's.  I do not like the music they have out now very much...  Not to offend anybody and if I did, oh well, I got my opinion you got yours.

 

So I listen to U2, Pearl Jam, Led Zeppelin, a lot of the 80's and "some" Nirvana, as I like that grunge type music.

 

But I definitely don't listen to Pearl Jam when reading a book, Ha!


I like mostly 70s and 80s, with some 60s.  And if it's an artist who I already like, of course if they release new stuff later (90s and on), I like that!

 

I also like to listen to classical music when I read and when I go to bed I put some on for a while, on the sleep timer.  My favorite period is baroque (Bach, Vivaldi, etc.), but I like all the periods.  I usually only change the bedtime CD every few weeks, so lately I have been listening to Alicia de Larrocha playing Iberia and the Spanish Suite by Albeniz.

 

 

 

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Re: What are you listening to?

Pandora Radio - and/or

The Beatles

Lucinda Williams

Kronos Quartet

Bruce Springsteen

+ about 4-5 podcasts

 

this is a typical day..........my iPhone is playing all day in my office.....

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Re: What are you listening to?

#30, Aerosmith

 

Aerosmith's Greatest Hits 

 

Big Ones  

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"I Gotta Feeling" by Black Eyed Peas

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Re: What are you listening to?

I didn't see the TV special though I wished I had.  I'm glad you got the Bette Midler Christmas album.  That is probably one of my favorites.

 


dulcinea3 wrote:

Ryan_G wrote:

Off the Medua album I love, and never get enough of "Take Me to the River" and "Train In Vain".

 

Have you heard her Christmas album that came out last year?  I loved it.

 

Christmas Cornucopia 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

I wanted to get it, but when I placed an order before Christmas, it hadn't been released yet, and I didn't want to place another order so soon, so I'll get it for this Christmas.  But you will be happy to hear that I did finally get Bette Midler's Christmas album!  And I do have the Eurythmics doing Winter Wonderland on a couple of CDs, so I did get to hear her do that.

 

Speaking of Bette Midler, I recently saw a special on cable, The Showgirl Must Go On - did you see it?  It was great; she got back to a lot of her earlier rowdy style.  A very extended section of Sophie Tucker jokes!

 


 

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Re: What are you listening to?

#28, Elton John

 

11-17-70 

 

Madman Across the Water  

 

 

 

Greatest Hits 

 

Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 [Polygram]  

 

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Dulcinea, since you like Sir Elton, you might enjoy

 

Union 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with Leon Russell.  My new favorite CD.

 

 

Nancy

 

 


dulcinea3 wrote:

#28, Elton John

 

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That's an interesting pairing, Nancy!  Thanks for pointing it out.  When reading the editorial review, I had to groan just a bit over the following line:

 

"This relaxed, natural interplay cuts through the soft haze of Burnett†s analog impressionism, giving the record a foundation of true grit."

 

Really, now!  T-Bone Burnett won an Oscar last year alongside Jeff Bridges', for Crazy Heart, and then this year Bridges was nominated again for True Grit!  Is this six degrees of separation, or something like that?  Yeah, probably just my imagination, but I couldn't help but see a connection there!

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Re: What are you listening to?

Scratching head...

 

I think I could completely rearrange the words in that review line and they'd make about as much sense to me.  LOL

 

Nancy

 

 


dulcinea3 wrote:

That's an interesting pairing, Nancy!  Thanks for pointing it out.  When reading the editorial review, I had to groan just a bit over the following line:

 

"This relaxed, natural interplay cuts through the soft haze of Burnett†s analog impressionism, giving the record a foundation of true grit."

 

Really, now!  T-Bone Burnett won an Oscar last year alongside Jeff Bridges', for Crazy Heart, and then this year Bridges was nominated again for True Grit!  Is this six degrees of separation, or something like that?  Yeah, probably just my imagination, but I couldn't help but see a connection there!


 

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Re: What are you listening to?

#27 Aretha Franklin

 

#25 Chuck Berry

Definitive Collection 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'm taking a break from my countdown for Bon Jovi, after seeing them in concert last night.  They were great!!!  I pulled this one out at random, and there are four songs that they did last night - Keep the Faith, I'll Sleep When I'm Dead, Bed of Roses, and Dry County:

Keep the Faith 

 

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Re: What are you listening to?

 

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Re: What are you listening to?

To Love Again 

 

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Re: What are you listening to?

Still listening to Bon Jovi at home.  I've decided these are my favorites among their albums:

 

Slippery When Wet [Special Edition] [Bonus Tracks] 

 

New Jersey [Special Edition] [Bonus Tracks]  

Keep the Faith [Special Edition] [Bonus Tracks]  

Have a Nice Day  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At work I'm listening to Irish stuff in honor of St. Patrick's Day:

 

Clannad 2 

 

Dulaman  

Home  

Long Black Veil  

Santiago

 

 

  

  

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Re: What are you listening to?

Back to my countdown of those that I have from the top 100 artists, which I am enjoying:

 

#24, Tina Turner

 

 

 

#21, Bruce Springsteen

Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. 

 

Greatest Hits  

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Lasers  

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#20, Marvin Gaye

 

 

 

#19, U2

 

Rattle and Hum 

 

Achtung Baby  

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