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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12705 on: August 11, 2017, 11:35:05 AM »






first listen available on streaming here:

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/10/541628170/first-listen-the-blind-boys-of-alabama-almost-home

they first played as a band in 1939. just releasing an album in 2017 & still sound superb...

tetris is a great life lesson.
accomplishments disappear. mistakes pile up till it's game over....

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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12706 on: August 11, 2017, 10:11:36 PM »
Good drivers have dead flies on the side windows. (Walter Röhrl)

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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12707 on: August 11, 2017, 11:54:03 PM »
Gothic Tropic - Fast or Feast

Audiophile: There is almost no other group that prides themselves more on wasting good money on utterly worthless ****, and then trying to furiously blow smoke up their own ass to justify it.

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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12708 on: August 12, 2017, 12:34:31 PM »
 
Rather be thought a fool than open your mouth and prove it.

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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12709 on: August 12, 2017, 03:35:13 PM »
Devendra Banhart - Cripple Crow


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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12710 on: August 12, 2017, 06:27:57 PM »
This type of music is growing on me... must be getting older  :angel:



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Re: Now playing...
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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12712 on: August 12, 2017, 08:05:03 PM »
Great choice  :dop:

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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12713 on: August 12, 2017, 09:18:47 PM »
Audiophile: There is almost no other group that prides themselves more on wasting good money on utterly worthless ****, and then trying to furiously blow smoke up their own ass to justify it.

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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12714 on: August 12, 2017, 10:20:22 PM »

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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12715 on: August 13, 2017, 06:42:21 AM »


 :2thumbs: :2thumbs:
One of my all time favourite artists. A humble man to boot, despite his success.

Have seen him live 3 times, the last time was some years ago at carnival city. At the end of the concert he stood at the exit & personally thanked every person that was in attendance as we left.
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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12716 on: August 13, 2017, 08:44:39 AM »
^^^ He wrote fantastic stuff prior to Lady in Red but never recovered from that lapse in judgement.  Luckily he made 7 albums prior to that, and 8 if you discount that track on Into the Light.  How's his voice hold up in concert these days, I'd love to hear Lonely Sky live if his pipes are still up to the job.
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« Reply #12717 on: August 13, 2017, 10:35:01 AM »
Carnival City concert was 5 or 6 (maybe more) years ago.

His voice was still excellent - the funny part was that there were certain songs that are SA specific, that he hadn't performed in years, yet because they were popular here he "re-learned" them - with help from the audience! I don't recall whether he performed Lonely Sky though :(
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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12718 on: August 13, 2017, 03:48:13 PM »
 
Rather be thought a fool than open your mouth and prove it.

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Re: Now playing...
« Reply #12719 on: August 13, 2017, 03:54:27 PM »
Hi Atjan,

What version of this album do you have? The CD that I have, and it is one of my wife's favourites, really is terrible. I no longer primarily listen or buy music that is well recorded, tend to be more interested in the performance these days, but the recording I have of this Cd is really off putting.
Stefan
I'm listening almost exclusively on Google Play via my cell phone or laptop and Xiaomi hybrid earphones the last while, so I tend not to be too critical of recordings at all. I'll give it a whirl on my good headphones some time and see what I make of it.
It's only hifi people....