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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby macdougdoug on Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:39 pm



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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby desert_woodworker on Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:55 pm

hi, Spike, :heya:

Spike wrote:
desert_woodworker wrote:Pickah! (picker).

Well done, kinda. --J.


"Pluckah! (plucker)."

Nope. He didn't pick a single note, all fingerstyle (cf. Derek Trucks, Jeff Beck, etc.).

But kinda you to say!

Love it!

Cheers.

"Pickah!", was something that John Lennon says clearly (shouts... ) on the "Let It Be" album. You can find it if you listen.

Granted, an obscure reference, perhaps, but thought you might have known about it. It was well known back in the day, and commonly used among my friends and me, in honor of John, and then, later, in memory of him. :)

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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:41 pm

Pickah! That is a charming reference. On my framed Lennon NYC poster, across the bottom, I have taped collectible Jimi Hendrix picks ... A 'dead rocker's memorial', I guess.
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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Michaeljc on Tue Jan 31, 2017 12:29 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQT0t2s1MoE

This is a theme song from a NZ cartoon movie. If someone really wants the whole movie I will post a link. It takes time to find a good quality version. But, I know that humour does not export well as it is very culture-specific.

The movie was made after many years of news paper cartoons rather like snoopy. It is very much focused on NZ rural settings and those that are not experienced with this will miss a lot.

For example, the series was called "Footrot Flats". "Footrot" is a bacterial infection in sheep's feet. "Dog" is never given a name. He is the main role.
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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:00 am

Michaeljc wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQT0t2s1MoE

This is a theme song from a NZ cartoon movie. If someone really wants the whole movie I will post a link. It takes time to find a good quality version. But, I know that humour does not export well as it is very culture-specific.


Once you've heard this tune, you oughta be in love with it.

In tribute to Aussie music, by Eric Bogle, a great anti-war ballad performed by Shane McGowan and the Pogues:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZqN1glz4JY

Another antiwar favorite by Fotheringay featuring Sandy Denny, may her beautiful soul rest in peace:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvWqZObj4bQ

P.S. Peanuts is a long-time fave strip.
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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Michaeljc on Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:09 am

Thank you Spike - I profess to having a little weep at the first one. :blush:
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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:02 pm

Ralph Towner and Gary Burton: Icarus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOTAVZflVxM

Gary Burton Quintet: Dreams So Real

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXLVcYG2dSY
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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby desert_woodworker on Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:55 am

Here's a song that says, "May all beings be happy".

Mister Burl Ives sings a sweet rendition of a hobo's idea of Paradise, Harry McClintock's (1928) song "Big Rock Candy Mountain".

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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Michaeljc on Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:43 pm

What a beautiful voice he had Joe. I remember his songs well from my childhood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qL8PKrEP-w0
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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby desert_woodworker on Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:37 pm

M.,

Michaeljc wrote:What a beautiful voice he had Joe. I remember his songs well from my childhood

I remember him from childhood, too. He was special in some special ways. I recall from 'way back feeling that he was not "putting-on" as much as other performers; he seemed honest, serious, and genuine, and singing from the heart, and from real benevolence, not just for effect, and not for adulation. Like a kindly uncle, warm and attentive, and good-spirited. I felt I learned from him, or that he introduced some facets of the world.

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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Thu Feb 09, 2017 4:38 am

Eberhard Weber: Left Lane

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSrfIHJoNQE

The Joe Zawinul Syndicate: No Mercy For Me (Mercy, Mercy, Mercy)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHyRSetSkqc
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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:04 pm

Two short films (9:17 and 4:22 mins.) by Australian director, actor, and stuntman Nash Edgerton:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzVNkyp ... muPMAh0YTr

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wjcmAs ... muPMAh0YTr
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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:42 pm

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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:56 pm

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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby organizational on Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:35 pm

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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:08 pm

Return to Forever: Sorceress

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSksWyHsYw8

Mahavishnu Orchestra: Meeting of the Spirits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhzDBGiOTvg
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Re: The Best Music Ever

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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:29 am

Sonny Criss: The Isle of Celia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crhYor3nbvo

Thelonius Monk: Don't Blame Me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KshrtLXBdl8
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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:50 pm

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Re: The Best Music Ever

Postby Spike on Sun Mar 05, 2017 2:58 am

Rockpile, Nick Lowe lead vocals

So It Goes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-ocWDIFOhk

Crackin' Up:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXeCI6CiFzE

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