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Originally posted by PurpleHaze:
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Originally posted by Napacat:
Please check this out. One of the most talented piano players I have ever heard. Have any of the musicians on this board come accross her?

https://youtu.be/rptV6K7nqu0


She's talented, but one of the most talented you've ever heard? Here's a random dude in an airport... on a poorly tuned piece of poop.

PH


Yeah...he's seems to be pretty amazing as well.
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Originally posted by haggis:
I'm on a bit of a Tinariwen kick today. Just listened to their amazing Elwan album.


Such good stuff. African blues by those who have a right to play it. I get shivers listening to this. So visceral. Wish I had a clue on the lyrics, but not necessary to appreciate.

PH


The CDs have booklets with some translations. And I think their website does, too.

They are doing a summer tour in the US and Canada, by the way.
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Originally posted by haggis:
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Originally posted by PurpleHaze:
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Originally posted by haggis:
I'm on a bit of a Tinariwen kick today. Just listened to their amazing Elwan album.


Such good stuff. African blues by those who have a right to play it. I get shivers listening to this. So visceral. Wish I had a clue on the lyrics, but not necessary to appreciate.

PH


The CDs have booklets with some translations. And I think their website does, too.

They are doing a summer tour in the US and Canada, by the way.


Yeah, they'll be here at the end of July at the Warner. Will definitely go.

PH
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Originally posted by PurpleHaze:
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Originally posted by haggis:
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Originally posted by PurpleHaze:
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Originally posted by haggis:
I'm on a bit of a Tinariwen kick today. Just listened to their amazing Elwan album.


Such good stuff. African blues by those who have a right to play it. I get shivers listening to this. So visceral. Wish I had a clue on the lyrics, but not necessary to appreciate.

PH


The CDs have booklets with some translations. And I think their website does, too.

They are doing a summer tour in the US and Canada, by the way.


Yeah, they'll be here at the end of July at the Warner. Will definitely go.

PH


Pulled up Sastanàqqàm for my grandkids after dinner tonight. Was funny to watch them. They couldn't help moving to the music. Some music is like this. If you can listen to it and not move, your aren't really living.

PH
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Originally posted by PurpleHaze:
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Originally posted by PurpleHaze:
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Originally posted by haggis:
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Originally posted by PurpleHaze:
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Originally posted by haggis:
I'm on a bit of a Tinariwen kick today. Just listened to their amazing Elwan album.


Such good stuff. African blues by those who have a right to play it. I get shivers listening to this. So visceral. Wish I had a clue on the lyrics, but not necessary to appreciate.

PH


The CDs have booklets with some translations. And I think their website does, too.

They are doing a summer tour in the US and Canada, by the way.


Yeah, they'll be here at the end of July at the Warner. Will definitely go.

PH


Pulled up Sastanàqqàm for my grandkids after dinner tonight. Was funny to watch them. They couldn't help moving to the music. Some music is like this. If you can listen to it and not move, your aren't really living.

PH


That's awesome!
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Originally posted by thelostverse:
The Chieftains - The Wide World Over.


I worked as a roadie at a Chieftains show in Toronto several decades ago. One of their roadies told us that the last night of each tour the guys hired a hooker for the Chieftain who always wore glasses and a tie and jacket. Makes a good story, at least!
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Originally posted by Chard:
Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin & Paco De Lucia - Friday Night in San Francisco


That and a double espresso will get you going for your day! Smile


Indeed, we finally have a little spring in our step here in Southwestern Ontario. Music should compliment the weather.
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The Decemberists. Never heard of them...Like their sound.


I do, too. Glad someone else has discovered them.


Any group that likes Morrissey is ok with me. They have a cool sound. The song The Rake is great...albeit disturbing.


Not only do they like Morrissey, but they channel Fairport Convention and Pentangle. All good! If you like The Decemberiss, then give "Offa Rex" a listen. I think you'll like them.
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Originally posted by haggis:
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Originally posted by Napacat:
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Originally posted by haggis:
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Originally posted by Napacat:
The Decemberists. Never heard of them...Like their sound.


I do, too. Glad someone else has discovered them.


Any group that likes Morrissey is ok with me. They have a cool sound. The song The Rake is great...albeit disturbing.


Not only do they like Morrissey, but they channel Fairport Convention and Pentangle. All good! If you like The Decemberiss, then give "Offa Rex" a listen. I think you'll like them.


Thanks haggis...will check them out.
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Originally posted by haggis:
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Originally posted by Napacat:
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Originally posted by haggis:
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Originally posted by Napacat:
The Decemberists. Never heard of them...Like their sound.


I do, too. Glad someone else has discovered them.


Any group that likes Morrissey is ok with me. They have a cool sound. The song The Rake is great...albeit disturbing.


Not only do they like Morrissey, but they channel Fairport Convention and Pentangle. All good! If you like The Decemberiss, then give "Offa Rex" a listen. I think you'll like them.


Saw the Decemberists along with Andrew Bird and Band of Horses in the Hollywood Bowl in 2007. Epic concert with the full LA Phil playing back-up.
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Originally posted by indybob:
"This is America" by Childish Gambino.

If you're of the "rap is stupid" set:

1. Watch the music video (easy to find).
2. Pause for a minute to think about what you saw.
3. Read an explanation about it (here's a pretty good one: Clicky).
4. Watch the video again.

If you're REALLY of the 'rap is stupid" set, skip steps 1 and 2.


Very interesting and gripping video, though pretty sure I missed most of the symbolism until I read the explanation.
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Originally posted by sunnylea57:
Ry Cooder


Coming to Massey Hall June 26!

Yeah, I tried to get tix and by the time I got online there were only crappy seats left. Very sad. Tempted to go the StubHub route...

Glad I saw him with Little Village at Massey years ago (Cooder, John Hiatt, Nick Lowe and Jim Keltner).
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Originally posted by sunnylea57:
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Originally posted by bman:
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Originally posted by sunnylea57:
Ry Cooder


Coming to Massey Hall June 26!

Yeah, I tried to get tix and by the time I got online there were only crappy seats left. Very sad. Tempted to go the StubHub route...

Glad I saw him with Little Village at Massey years ago (Cooder, John Hiatt, Nick Lowe and Jim Keltner).


I may have mentioned previously that I worked a few gigs as a roadie in the early 80s. One of those was for a Ry Cooder Show - including John Hiatt - at Con Hall.
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Originally posted by bman:
...including John Hiatt...


Good timing. Just finished a afternoon of Hiatt and Hiatt covers an hour or so ago. Including the final song, a cover of Crossing Muddy Waters done beautifully by I'm With Her.

If I've heard a more heartbreaking song recently, I can't recall it. Wistful on first listen, but if you know the backstory it's downright depressing. And beautiful.

PH
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Originally posted by steve8:
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Originally posted by sunnylea57:
Glad I saw him with Little Village at Massey years ago (Cooder, John Hiatt, Nick Lowe and Jim Keltner).


Sorry I never saw that show. Love that album they did.

Cooder...a very talented musician but much of his (solo) music leaves me cold.

I could (and do) listen to Get Rhythm regularly. I've listened to his new disc twice now and it's a bit of a yawner. Some of it reminded me of recent albums by Mark Knopfler. He sounds like he's about to nod off.

Mrs. S and I were talking about Knopfler the other day and she said he's become the classic rock version of Perry Como... or the Eugene Levy version of Perry Como:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqwHMiJdIqU
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Originally posted by PurpleHaze:
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Originally posted by bman:
...including John Hiatt...


Good timing. Just finished a afternoon of Hiatt and Hiatt covers an hour or so ago. Including the final song, a cover of Crossing Muddy Waters done beautifully by I'm With Her.

If I've heard a more heartbreaking song recently, I can't recall it. Wistful on first listen, but if you know the backstory it's downright depressing. And beautiful.

PH

Just listened to their version. Haunting.
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Originally posted by PurpleHaze:
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Originally posted by sunnylea57:

Haunting.


Good description, sunny. Do you know the backstory on the song's genesis?

PH

Just noticed this. I don’t know the story, PH. Fill me in.


First time I heard this, I just figured it was about a woman leaving a man. Turns out the inspiration for the song was that Hiatt's first wife committed suicide shortly after the birth of his daughter. Brings a whole new level of sadness to the song. Listen to it again, and the lyrics become more haunting.

PH

I am by no means a religious or spiritual person; however, I am amazed by some of the music that Dylan was putting out during his "Christian phase."  I attended a few concerts during those years.  I did not like the Christian message, but loved the energy.  His mid- to late-1981 concerts were an interesting mix of Christian stuff and his earlier "secular" songs.  This is to say that I am finally getting up the nerve to listen to the Sony/Columbia "Bootleg Series Vol. 13" of Dylan releases.  I have to say that it is fascinating.  This is brilliant.  Penn Jillette (the magician, comedian, etc.) wrote very moving notes for this release.  I don't agree with all his points, but they are interesting, heartfelt, and personal.  I heartily recommend either the 2-CD version or, if you are a Dylan enthusiast, the Deluxe version (8 CDs plus a DVD).   Again, I am not a religious person, but this is powerful musical art.

steve8 posted:

The Hold Steady - Boys and Girls in America

I spend a lot of time on the deck drinking wine with my good buddy/nextdoor neighbor, and all we do is take turns playing (and then arguing about) songs on Spotify and inevitably he plays a song or two off this album every single time. I’ve learned to enjoy it. Craig Finn is on tour with one of my favorite artists (Brian Fallon). Not sure if they are making it out to Montreal, but it’ll be a great show if you can catch it.

the last shadow puppets - the age of understatement album. it inspires me to write fresh texts for my work

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