What Are You Listening To?

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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby psychy on Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:11 am

Susan Butcher wrote:Gaga is a lovely lady and very talented - Tony Bennett says so!


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: ......if that crooner Tony Bennett says that, it confirms my theory on ):)!!!Gaga :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :evil:
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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby psychy on Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:14 am

redrabid wrote:Great!
Then Marty Balin must love Lady Gaga too!
We all know that Marty wanted to be Tony Bennet.
That is 2 out of 6!
Eat your heart out, psychy.


Just goes to show I was ALWAYS RIGHT ON GARBAGE GAGA....you both CONFIRM what I say :):)....thanx whole-heartedly!:):):) :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :evil:
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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby psychy on Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:16 am

Marty Balin must love Lady Gaga too!


Who the hell cares if MB loves her (which I doubt even if I heard him say it:):):):))....I LOVE J A AND NOT MB ALONE :):):)!!!
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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby psychy on Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:16 am

A BEAUTIE SURF COMP:):)

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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby Susan Butcher on Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:18 am

"Hush" by Somebody's Image. People in this country remember Ian Meldrum as an amusingly drug-addled pop presenter; it's hard to believe that he was once a brilliant record producer.

(The Creature meets Gilligan - nice bit of formula low-brow art there, Psychy!)
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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby psychy on Mon Apr 30, 2012 3:59 am

Susan Butcher wrote:"Hush" by Somebody's Image. People in this country remember Ian Meldrum as an amusingly drug-addled pop presenter; it's hard to believe that he was once a brilliant record producer.

(The Creature meets Gilligan - nice bit of formula low-brow art there, Psychy!)


Yes, it's the cover art of the Garage HIdeout surf podcast compilation....great stuff....surf's up...again:):)!!!

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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby redrabid on Thu May 17, 2012 2:08 pm

"Anyone Who Has A Heart"-Dionne Warwick.
For me the best David-Bacharach song ever, in a never to be surpassed performance of that song.
Way back in the sixties is was common that American hit singles were covered by mediocre European artists. The last ones were promoted in Europe, the originals were very hard to find.
"Anyone Who Has A Heart" was a big hit in Europe for the Very Terrible, always loud, always insensitive, Cilla Black. But I had heard the original version on Radio Luxembourg and that was what the one I wanted to buy. I found it in a small record store. I had the record played in the store to be sure it was the right version. Then, a tall black man came in. "I want that record". "Well", said the shop owner, "I have only one and this young man (I was only 13 at the time) wants to buy it".
"Don't you want the hit record by Cilla Black?" asked the black man, "than I'll take this obscure one."
No way, how much they pressured me, I stood my ground, I was first.
I still own that record.
I got compliments for my taste though.
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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby psychy on Fri May 18, 2012 10:28 am

On last.fm ...........................

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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby Susan Butcher on Wed May 23, 2012 10:04 am

I don't think Cilla was "very terrible". She had a voice like a saxophone being blown hard, and that's fine if you're doing rock or upbeat pop. No good for smooth showbizzy material, but that's where the money was in the early Sixties, and we lost her to Light Entertainment in the end.

Oh, yeah, the question at the top of the page. "In My Own Time" by the Bee Gees.
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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby trident sam on Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:30 am

Anyone who had a heart was also sung by Dusty Springfield, arguably the UK's greatest female singer, it's a real shame she seems to be largely forgotten now, not by me though.
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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby redrabid on Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:14 pm

Dusty? I agree, for me the best UK female singer next to Sandy Denny.
Adele, still so young now, might become a contender.
Best UK male singer, without any competition: Steve Mariott.
Listening to: "The Darlings Of The Wapping Wharf Launderette".
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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby trident sam on Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:48 pm

Well I wouldn't argue against Steve Marriott, you know Keith Richards wanted him in the Stones, but Mr. Ego (Jagger) wouldn't have it.
Got sailing to Philadelphia (Mark Knopfler) on now, matter of interest I saw the then fledgling Dire Straits supporting Talking Heads in Erics club Liverpool in 77 for 1GB£. That was one damn great night, I never met anyone else who saw these bands together at any other venue.
Saw the Clash a couple of times at Erics aswell, first time all the gear blew up after about a half hour, so they promissed to come back, which they did a couple of months later , of course since then about 10,000 people claimed to be in the crowd, when there actually was about 150 of us. My last gig was John Mayall in Liverpool just before Christmas, he's 78 years old now and still absolute class
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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby psychy on Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:39 am

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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby redrabid on Sun Aug 19, 2012 2:25 pm

A fabulous version of 'Somebody to Love" by JA.
A bootleg recording made just before they hit the jackpot. I was intrigued when I found it. Over 8 minutes long. 8 minutes?
Yes it is. Song number 9 of an overall very good performance, with for a bootleg decent sound, it shows Marty still firmly at the controls and doing most of the vocals. Grace sings "Somebody to Love" true to the original recording and then the band starts to improvise with Marty doing the vocals. Great!
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Re: What Are You Listening To?

Postby redrabid on Wed Aug 29, 2012 2:35 pm

The Beatles - Abbey Road (just to balance my Small Faces/Steve Mariott infatuation I have at the moment).

For the first time in, well maybe 20 years! And it was better than I thought/remembered.
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