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HWNN1961
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 4:06:54 PM
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I have so many, but, currently, this one holds sway:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2Fa4EYh5QM&feature=player_detailpage

What are yours? I am almost certain that this thread is a repeat. But, I stand on the idea that new members have arrived since the last post to whatever archaic thread that precedes. So, please share!
percivalpecksniff
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 5:19:37 PM
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I have so many. 'The Long and Winding Road' by Paul McCartney is one I love

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDEBJpavCjc
LostinSC
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:00:48 PM
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I won't bother you with links to Youtube..

All time favorites: (stopped at 3) Well, okay 3.5 (or so). Whistle

"September Song",

"My Buddy".

"Blue Spnish Eyes"

Percys, "Long and Winding Road" is in the top 10...

Losty
Daveski
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:07:23 PM
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Not sure about my all time favourite, but at the moment it is Heaven 17's We Don't Need That Fascist Groove Thang


The best thing the BEF did was to split from the Human League. Phil Oakey's haircut was probably too embarrassing to look at after a while.

Of course ... there's also Temptation

They just don't make 'em like this any more ...
shelf
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:16:55 PM
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I also love "The Long and Winding Road" but it reminds me that once, in the area where I live, a graduating class wanted to use John Lennon's "Imagine" as their theme song and the school would not allow it - anti-Christian I believe was the reason. Sad!
boneyfriend
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:59:09 PM

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I have always loved the tune called "Breathe" by Faith Hill.
HWNN1961
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:26:32 PM
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HWNN1961
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:31:32 PM
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Mimla
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:41:59 PM
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This is for sure one of my favourites - let me introduce you Ensiferum :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NauWRgmxkXo
HWNN1961
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:52:12 PM
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For my friends that fought in Vietnam, many of them were Father figures for me. Good people, bad war. Never hold a good people down:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=dRBzTPCIZkc
HWNN1961
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 9:04:32 PM
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Where were you, in the early 1980's, when The Alarm made this Standard Anthem:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=DUPbQi78WHI
Christine
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 9:57:34 PM
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excaelis
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 10:13:39 PM

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Too many to list.

People ask me " What kind of music do you listen to ? " My usual response is " All of it."

I don't let this song too far away from me.

Lithium - Evanescence
almostfreebird
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 11:36:43 PM
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B355E
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 3:43:15 AM
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I agree with ex's "All of it." So this was playing on my Audacious when I initially saw the thread...

Linkin Park - Roads Untraveled
gradyone
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 6:02:57 AM

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I used this Spirit song in my early 20s to warm up my voice for singing as I jogged from my house
above the beach on the northwest coast of Puerto Rico. As I ran down the cliff path then through
a coconut grove where the tall grass was groomed by a herd of bulls to arrive at the beach,
the opening lines stretched my vocal chords into an even baritone and the rhythm of the song matched my footfalls.
Yearning to be reunited with my lover who had left our house to return to college in the Midwest,
I saw myself standing up to the unfairness of our situation much as the guy in the song
dreams of standing up to his lover's unforgiving father.

....."Hey hey hey ee Hey hey hey
.....You've got to sing a song if you want to get along!"

.....Apple Orchard

Soon after I got out of the Navy, my lover agreed to marry me, and we've been together all these years.
Most times, just a hint that the line

....."Well I've been looking at your daughter
.....And I've been thinkin bout her most every way"

is on my mind leads us right back to paradise. ..Whistle
percivalpecksniff
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 6:29:57 AM
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You are waxing lyrical there Grady... quite moving and poetic.
sarah71
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 7:46:04 AM

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I have many favourite songs, one for each different mood I'm in. I recall having spent a whole Xmas day just listening to Joy Division's albums, because at that time I was feeling so sad and lonely and dealing with a mild "no-longer-teen-about-to-become-an-adult" depression. Every time I prepare some good Italian dish I love listening to jazz/lounge tunes, moving along to their rythm while I'm chopping onions or else.
I really can't think of a song that towers on other ones, I do love any kind of music, from MC5's Kick out the jams to Vivaldi's Four Seasons. In recent years, I've discovered Lamonte Young's avant-garde opus: quite amazing.
jcbarros
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 8:45:24 AM

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Dvorak´s Songs my mother taught me.
sarah71
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 10:22:53 AM

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Oh, and of course: Beatles!
excaelis
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 7:26:11 PM

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One of my all time favourite shut-the-doors-crank-it-up-and-just-howl songs, in a version I only just found and which is, I think, quite wonderful.

Creep - Carrie Manolakos
Christine
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 10:45:53 PM
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And, this...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMjDc8MJotU&feature=related
Neil Young - Harvest Moon (unplugged)


Thanks for all the music. Thank you for putting the addresses. I enjoy most.
excaelis
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 11:37:14 PM

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Hi Christine. Once you've pasted the url into the link box it'll prompt you to ' url description'. Whatever you type in there will appear as your link, so you can put artist/title there.

While I'm here, this is magnificent...

Cecilia Bartoli - Sposa Disprezzata ( Vivaldi )
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012 4:41:51 AM

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There are so many favourites ;-)
This is one of the most beautiful ones:

Cesaria Evora - Sodade
sarah71
Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012 5:05:21 AM

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Jyrkkä Jätkä wrote:
There are so many favourites ;-)
This is one of the most beautiful ones:

Cesaria Evora - Sodade


I do like her voice! She has inspired artists as Dulce Pontes
I also love Yma Sumac, she's got the beat
sarah71
Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012 5:07:52 AM

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Gosh, we could keep on saying names till the end of the world.
Marissa La Faye Isolde
Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012 9:49:33 AM
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To JJ: I love the earth beauty of Cesaria Evora and her music. Thank you for posting it. I also loved Ex's song by Cecilia Bartoli - Sposa Disprezzata Vivaldi. It was very beautiful.
Christine
Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012 11:00:02 AM
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Thank you. I love opera.
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012 2:24:17 PM

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When you listen to this song try not to think about the politics, just listen your heart.
Martin Rojas & Omara Portuondo - Hasta Siempre (Commandante Che Guevara)

Omara is 82 years old now, still performing.
almostfreebird
Posted: Saturday, November 17, 2012 8:48:12 AM
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Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Saturday, November 17, 2012 11:24:37 AM

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AFB,
when you post a link, could you please tell something about it,
(I have nothing against The Gong, but still...)
Daveski
Posted: Saturday, November 17, 2012 11:35:29 AM
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Speaking of arias, I love Puccini & Maria Callas.

What a combination!
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Saturday, November 17, 2012 2:06:55 PM

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Genesis 1972 with Peter Gabriel - Supper's Ready (22 minutes)
One of the best pieces of progressive rock ever written and played.
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Saturday, November 17, 2012 5:45:03 PM

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Peter Gabriel's Biko always make me shiver.

Marissa La Faye Isolde
Posted: Saturday, November 17, 2012 5:52:35 PM
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To almostafreebird: Magdalene has very interesting instruments. I really like the one that seemed like a long pipe instrument. What is it called?
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