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  • Posted 12/18/2014 11:47:38 EST

    Always liked Greg Lake's, I Believe In father Christmas. There is something about the way he incorporates Prokofiev's Troika, along with the choir and orchestra, that make it sound extra Christmassy. more »

  • Posted 11/09/2014 11:29:40 EST

    In response to redglare2's comment: In response to polar123's comment: In response to ccnsd's comment: In response to polar123's comment: Peter Buck, produced all of REM's albums, and is considered on more »

  • Posted 11/05/2014 10:53:12 EST

    In response to SlimV7's comment: I need to acknowlege this post, and I need to put something better than this up, but it's going to have to wait a few days until I'm sober, and gather my thoughts.  I' more »

  • Posted 11/05/2014 10:48:02 EST

    In response to ccnsd's comment: In response to polar123's comment: Peter Buck, produced all of REM's albums, and is considered one of the best producers around. The same goes for Jeff Tweedy of Wilco. more »

  • Posted 10/30/2014 02:32:14 EDT

    Peter Buck, produced all of REM's albums, and is considered one of the best producers around. The same goes for Jeff Tweedy of Wilco. On the classic rock side, I am pretty sure that Brian Wilson produ more »

  • Posted 10/29/2014 03:18:32 EDT

    One of the most discussed bands on this forum closed out their 45 year career last night. No need to rehash how important these guys have been to rock music, or how they were one of only a handful of more »

  • Forum Post: RIP Jack Bruce

    Posted 10/28/2014 11:38:20 EDT

    Sad news. Disraeli gears was one of the first albums I owned.  He was a great singer, and an even better bass player.

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  • Posted 10/28/2014 11:28:38 EDT

    Sorry to see this, if it is truly the end? Not sure their was a better live band, despite all of the lineup changes and turmoil. For those interested, the show will air on Sirius Radio.   Allman Broth more »

  • Posted 10/09/2014 09:22:24 EDT

    I'd be pleasently surprised if the Smiths made it in. Musically they were way ahead of their time, and just as influential as the Clash,  but to be included would be against everything the band ever s more »

  • Posted 10/05/2014 03:07:16 EDT

    Just got back from seeing the Posies tonight. Great show. Even though they have been around for twenty years, I have never seen them live, so I guess they are new to me. I am amazed at how much these more »

  • Posted 10/04/2014 06:31:34 EDT

    In response to DougIrwin's comment: ..like the Reverend Al Green.."   Yep.   Marc Ford's new album is good and this song here is a delicate gem.  Cool video.  I had no idea people still made videos? h more »

  • Posted 10/04/2014 05:45:43 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: I'm reviving this to mention a new TV miniseries called 'Gracepoint' which is on Fox. Last year I talked about a BBC miniseries called 'Broadchurch' which I thought more »

  • Posted 09/25/2014 10:31:26 EDT

    There is plenty of socially conscious material being released today and plenty of good tv.  Just because today's mainstream artist's may not be the most outspoken, doesnt necessarily mean that we have more »

  • Forum Post: Box Sets

    Posted 09/25/2014 09:29:06 EDT

    One of the better Box sets I own is the Studio Recordings, by the Jam. This set is great because instead of CD's, all of the bands material including all six studio albums, plus, single, b-sides, back more »

  • Posted 09/18/2014 10:36:27 EDT

    Pretty much anything Van Morrison, or Alison Krauss does sounds good. A couple of other gone's I like: Long Gone Day - Mad Season(Band I wished stayed around longer) Gone - Pearl Jam He's Gone -The Gr more »

  • Posted 09/10/2014 02:43:40 EDT

    Thanks for posting this Rich.  I listened  to it a few times and I just can't warm up to it all that much. But there are some nice songs there like California, Cederwood Road and the Troubles.

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  • Posted 09/07/2014 12:08:48 EDT

    In response to SonicsMonksLyresVicars' comment: I've always found it very amusing that a company would choose to call itself "Yahoo". Regardless of what they call themselves, I do know that I watched more »

  • Posted 09/04/2014 04:49:21 EDT

    In response to yogafriend's comment: I would not suggest starting anymore  MIA threads, DD, if you don't mind my saying so.   We've had such a drop off here ... and life behind the computer screen is more »

  • Posted 09/04/2014 04:26:15 EDT

    Don't know about any of you, but I have been enjoying the Yahoo Live Concert Series this summer. Dave Matthews Band, Linkin Park and Yes, have been some of the better shows so far. I am looking forwar more »

  • Forum Post: Hit hin again!

    Posted 09/02/2014 10:03:48 EDT

    In response to yogafriend's comment: Interesting that you should mention Hepburn. My 11 year old niece idolizes her. Really. She has all her films, with My Fair Lady and Roman Holiday being her favori more »

  • Posted 08/20/2014 11:52:03 EDT

    I agree on the promotional aspect of Pitchforks message. Take a look at the lineups for the last few Pitchfork festivals, and you will see many of the same names. At least they know their audience, un more »

  • Posted 08/20/2014 10:57:09 EDT

    Pink Floyd

    The Rolling Stones

    Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Posted 07/30/2014 11:27:23 EDT

    In response to NowWhatDoYouWant's comment:

     best effort at one that sums up Rock would be Stonese.: Gimme Shelter

    Gimme Shelter would be my pick as well. Honorable mention  All Along the Watchtower. 



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  • Posted 07/30/2014 11:14:52 EDT

    Black Sabbath Black Sabbath Tea For the Tillerman - Cat Stevens Unforgettable Fire, Zooropa U2 Born in the USA, Born to Run, Darkness on the edge of Town - Springsteen Little Deuce Coupe, Good Vibrati more »

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