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What are you listening to?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Hulmebantam, Apr 9, 2018.

  1. Hulmebantam

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    Slift - Ummon

    French psych rock, strong Hawkwind influence.
     
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    Janis Joplin- Bobby McGee
     
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    Led Zeppelin 1V

    Almost the perfect album spoiled in my opinion by the track 'Battle of Evermore. Try as I might, I have never grown to like that particular track over the years. Replace that with 'Achilles Last Stand' from the album 'Prescence' and you would have the perfect rock album in my humble opinion
     
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    Bob Dylan - Rough and rowdy ways.he's 80 now,amazing
     
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    Hawkwind September 16th York Barbican
     
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    Curved Air (soon cant remember)
     
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    Family and friends (soon cant remember)
     
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    Black Rainbows - Cosmic Ritual Supertrip
     
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    Nooooo!

    Battle of Evermore is excellent. JPJ's superb mandolin, the fantastic vocals from Percy and Sandy Denny. What's not to like? It's a belter.

    For me the weakest track on the album, by far, is Four Sticks. But that's being really picky.

    I love all of the first four Zep albums. It's a toss up between II and IV for the best, but IV probably just edges it.

    By the time of Presence they were well past their best IMHO.
     
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    I liked it at the time. But Supertramp haven't worn well, for me.
     
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    Yes, it's excellent. Some fantastic slide playing from RL Burnside's guitarist.
     
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    Have you heard David Johansen's eponymous first solo album - the one that starts with Funky But Chic? It's excellent.
    I saw him live at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in '78 or '79, touring that album. He'd been on the Whistle Test the week before. Sylvain Sylvain was in his band. They were ace.
     
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    Anything with a bit of Sandy Denny on it is a good thing,
    afterall- Who Knows Where The Time Goes

    First four Zep AND Physical Graffiti, c'mon.
     
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    I'm with you on Sandy. I'm a big early Fairport fan.

    I don't love Physical Graffiti. Bit of a curate's egg for me. There's one standout track - Ten Years Gone - but too many second rate filler tracks that didn't make the cut on III, IV or Houses of the Holy. It was also when they started going in for the more groove-based stuff like Kashmir, Trampled Underfoot and Custard Pie, which I'm not a fan of tbh. Not that I don't like groove-based music - I just don't think they did it well, and it's not what they were about, for me. It had all got a bit self indulgent by this point, to my ears. I like the earlier, finely crafted, structured stuff much better.
     
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    Having a notalgia day

    Doors first album
    Disraeli Gears
    Three Sides Live
    Can't Buy a Thrill
     
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    In a hectic world, then this is so relaxing. Philip Glass; Metamorphis

     
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    I'm with you on three of those. Especially Disraeli Gears.
    But post-Gabriel Genesis are my idea of aural torture.
     
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    There's a blast from the past! Haven't heard any of it for decades now, so looked it up on t'web. Funky but Chic has stood the test of time very well indeed. Came across a nice clip from Musikladen; let's see if this will post or be blocked:



    RCB
     
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    Klaus Schulze - Timewind

    Some 70s ambient music to ease into the day with.
     
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