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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #225 on: December 07, 2019, 09:27:47 AM »
Three today...

Music from my childhood, from the massive old valve radio in the caravan.  In my memory this has always been Fernando's Hideaway rather than Hernando's.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2Li1cawECw
Also, apparently I insisted on listening to the Saturday Skiffle Club broadcast if we were at home.  Here's one of the 'cutting edge' tunes I really liked.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0gyLo439FQ

And this one...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wg8DhjQOtzM
Does this have anything to do with Alma's name or is this an uncanny coincidence?

Since Gyppo took me to my Bluegrass roots, here's Dueling Banjos with Roy Clark and Buck Trent on Hee-Haw.

But the best of this is Charlie Daniels Band in The Devil Went Down to Georgia.
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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #226 on: December 07, 2019, 10:32:52 AM »
Deb.  Complete coincidence.  As far as I know there were no Almas on either side of her family tree.

Little old ladies who discover her name sometimes ask if she was named after Alma Cogan.  My daughter had never heard of Alma Cogan.

But the name turns up all over the place, in Alma Road, or Alma Lane.  There's an Alma pub about four miles away where I spent a lot of time in my early twenties.  These locations are usually named after The Battle of Alma, from the Crimean war, 1854.  After this battle a lot of children, both female and male, were named Alma, so although fairly unusual these days it still features in most books of baby names.

It also turns up in business names.  Somewhere we have a picture of Alma stood by a van labelled Alma Rail Maintenance.

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My song for today is She's a Rainbow,  by The Rolling Stones.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c1BThu95d8

WARNING:  Usual epilepsy alert about the video if you  are troubled by flashing lights and swirling colours.

And, if you find yourself wondering, Ladies.  If your partner can see 'auras', yes, sometimes you do ;-)
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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #227 on: December 07, 2019, 11:13:28 AM »
Celtic Folk Music - Crystal Fire Woods Traditional Music by Ean Grimm & the Fiechters.
Elegant and relaxing.
Don't watch the video. There is nothing to see. Turn the music on in the background and meditate, work in the garden, take a bath, or get a massage. Just listen.
« Last Edit: December 07, 2019, 11:18:37 AM by DGSquared »
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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #228 on: December 07, 2019, 05:33:16 PM »
The perfect combination of my love for traditional Christmas songs (this one being my favorite) and rock music...

O Come, O Come Emmanuel by Bad Relgion

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLCxbXfyXCo

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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #229 on: December 10, 2019, 09:45:18 PM »
I'm getting the credits and no sound on this Dan. Is it just me? :-\

Try this:
https://youtu.be/uAZlS9ZogQE?t=33

It starts with the credits, which take forever, and the singing doesn't start until after half a minute!
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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #230 on: December 10, 2019, 10:49:50 PM »
Do it again
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Steely Dan.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmdiKePVUy8&list=RD4R68eQ6rqV0&index=20

Do we make the same mistakes again and again?

Only the better ones ;-)


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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #231 on: December 12, 2019, 12:13:54 PM »
Against the wind

Bob Seeger.

Feels appropriate today, even though I'm slightly ahead of the game.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBJRD1VkxmI&list=RD4R68eQ6rqV0&index=27

Some nice images in the last couple of minutes of the video, especially if you like to see free-running unridden horses.

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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #232 on: December 13, 2019, 12:05:48 AM »
The perfect combination of my love for traditional Christmas songs (this one being my favorite) and rock music...

O Come, O Come Emmanuel by Bad Relgion

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLCxbXfyXCo

Interesting - kind of grows on you. I love Christmas songs too. I love the irony of Bad Religion singing and writing Christmas music.



I'm getting the credits and no sound on this Dan. Is it just me? :-\

Try this:
https://youtu.be/uAZlS9ZogQE?t=33

It starts with the credits, which take forever, and the singing doesn't start until after half a minute!
That was fun. Did you see this live, Dan? I love the theater.
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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #233 on: December 13, 2019, 12:23:12 AM »
Against the wind

Bob Seeger.

Feels appropriate today, even though I'm slightly ahead of the game.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBJRD1VkxmI&list=RD4R68eQ6rqV0&index=27

Some nice images in the last couple of minutes of the video, especially if you like to see free-running unridden horses.

Great song, Gyppo. It reminds me of my grandmother's passing but the song carries more memories than those.




I'm sharing this newly discovered gem today because the orchestra and vocals are off the hook. In America, "off the hook" means pretty much, awesome.


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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #234 on: January 12, 2020, 09:21:34 PM »
Here is Anna Phoebe (The Vixen with The  Violin) playing Nutrocker with The Trans-Siberian Orchestra.  A very spirited and physical performance.  As a performer this lass also understands the theatrical potential of occasional complete stillness.

SERIOUS WARNING:  Do not watch the video if epileptic  or troubled by bright flashing lights.  Just turn off the screen and listen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQSFLT4aggs
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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #235 on: January 13, 2020, 06:14:29 PM »

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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #236 on: January 13, 2020, 06:30:49 PM »
Magnificent.  That's drumming raised to a 'martial arts 'level.  Four completely independent limbs banging out the poly-rhythms.
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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #237 on: January 14, 2020, 08:10:00 AM »
Oh my goodness. I found this by accident. There is language in this video and some fun animation.
Lil Dicky - Earth (Official Music Video)
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Re: Your Favorite Song Today
« Reply #239 on: January 15, 2020, 05:07:20 AM »
I love the way this guy strums the cello and the video is fun for me to watch.

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"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read." -Groucho Marx

A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark. -Chinese proverb

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