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Re: The CD I Am Listening To

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Post by JDJX » 29 May 2018 21:51

Gin Blossoms - Outside Looking In: The Best Of The Gin Blossoms

Some great vintage rock. :)
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Post by Rahuul » 30 May 2018 04:48

Today I played Travelogue by Joni Mitchell. Lovely double CD.

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Post by fscl » 30 May 2018 15:39

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Ths Mugician - Keyon Harrold

Borrowed from the library, been trying to find the CD cover so haven't returned yet...... #-o :lol:

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Post by JDJX » 04 Jun 2018 23:00

Nanci Griffith - Other voices / Other Rooms

I got this CD a while ago. I maybe played it once and it the got lost in the shuffle.
Today, I rediscovered it...great album. :)
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Post by Tinkaroo » 03 Jul 2018 09:03

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Cowboy Junkies- The Trinity Session

Recorded live inside The Church of The Holy Trinity,Toronto in 1987.

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Post by JDJX » 03 Jul 2018 17:55

Tinkaroo wrote:
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Cowboy Junkies- The Trinity Session

Recorded live inside The Church of The Holy Trinity,Toronto in 1987.
That was about the very first CD that I ever purchased back in '94..... and I still have that very copy. :)

I previously has a cassette of it.
However, I lent it to a friend in a bar and never saw it again.

It's a great album and my favorite CJ album. :)

BTW, as the story goes, they got permission to use the church to record a "Christmas album" They just neglected to say that the only thing related to Christmas was it was to be released during the Christmas season ... not that the songs had anything to with Christmas.
Whether this is true or not, we will never know. :)

Amusingly, some who are not aware of the CJs erroneously think that their version of "Sweet Jane" is by "Mazzy Star" :lol:

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Post by Tinkaroo » 04 Jul 2018 09:30

JDJX wrote:
Tinkaroo wrote:
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Cowboy Junkies- The Trinity Session

Recorded live inside The Church of The Holy Trinity,Toronto in 1987.
That was about the very first CD that I ever purchased back in '94..... and I still have that very copy. :)

I previously has a cassette of it.
However, I lent it to a friend in a bar and never saw it again.

It's a great album and my favorite CJ album. :)

BTW, as the story goes, they got permission to use the church to record a "Christmas album" They just neglected to say that the only thing related to Christmas was it was to be released during the Christmas season ... not that the songs had anything to with Christmas.
Whether this is true or not, we will never know. :)

Amusingly, some who are not aware of the CJs erroneously think that their version of "Sweet Jane" is by "Mazzy Star" :lol:
Thanks for sharing your memories and insight into the making of this album. It really shows what can be done with a simple set-up, minimal equipment, lots of preparation and of course talent.

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Re: The CD I Am Listening To

Post by vinyl master » 04 Jul 2018 15:16

JDJX wrote:Gin Blossoms - Outside Looking In: The Best Of The Gin Blossoms

Some great vintage rock. :)
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If you like them, check out a fantastic interview that my favorite DJ did with singer Robin Wilson recently! :D

https://archive.org/details/cftp-2018-06-08

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Post by JDJX » 06 Jul 2018 17:53

BTW speaking of "Cowboy Junkies" ......
The is an early album when they were still developing their signature sound.... that has sometimes been refereed to as "country music on Valium".
Anyway, it's will worth seeking out for any CJ fan. :)
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Steven Page Heal Thyself Pt. 1: Instinct

This release from 2016, with the follow up part 2 titled Discipline due for release hopefully later this year. Currently on tour.

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Re: The CD I Am Listening To

Post by Tinkaroo » 12 Jul 2018 14:39

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This 2 CD set from Columbia/Legacy isn't your standard pop compilation. It features a lot of longer jazz pieces from 1963-1980. If you like his jazz performances as opposed to the pop hits or are just a jazz fan you will probably enjoy this.

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Re: The CD I Am Listening To

Post by vinyl master » 12 Jul 2018 23:13

That sounds like a good one, Tink! IIRC, there was a time when the jazz purists were against him for sounding too pop and the pop guys loved him, but hated his more experimental stuff...And then, there is this little ditty here...Get your groove on to THIS! And before you say nay to it, remember that in Northern Soul circles, this one would kill on the dancefloor! :D


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Re: The CD I Am Listening To

Post by vinyl master » 12 Jul 2018 23:19

And then, if you guys like The Beatles, I highly recommend his album, "The Other Side Of Abbey Road"...Good stuff!


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Re: The CD I Am Listening To

Post by vinyl master » 12 Jul 2018 23:27

He also gets tastefully instrumental on the album...


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