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Old 07-29-2017, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Sierra Nevada Land, CA
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Since I took up the mandolin when I retired, I've been listening to music from the 60s. The 1860s.


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Old 07-29-2017, 10:38 AM
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Location: Middle Tennessee
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I am all over the board on this subject. Two of my of my absolute favorite pieces of music are Espana by Emmanuel Chabrier and Waltz of the Flowers by Tchaikovsky. But i am just about as happy to listen to Frank Sinatra, Dire Straits, Jimmy Buffet, Johnny Cash, Diana Krall, Chuck Mangione, Fleetwood Mac, etc. My Pandora is set up with a long shuffle; I just like music!
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Old 07-29-2017, 11:02 AM
 
Location: Boca Raton, FL
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Smile Well, I love music....

I love to hear Brian Wilson stuff, Chicago, The Buckinghams, Bruce Springsteen (huge fan), Billy Joel, tons more. I love a lot of 80's stuff too. Oh, I forgot one big one - Earth Wind & Fire!

What's funny is I will hear a song from 40 years and instantly know all the words - not so today with songs.
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Old 07-29-2017, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Florida
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I detest the crap they play in stores. I never turn on the car radio.
When the kids were growing up we all liked Jimmy Buffet.
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Old 07-29-2017, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Grove City, Ohio
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For music I am stuck in the 60's/70's. I really can't listen to much else.

One day I was with friends and asked each one what they had in the CD player in their car. All were 60's/70's rock but one. She had Prince. She got a few strange looks. I had Dusty Springfield in mine.
Same here with some 80's stuff thrown in.

Never anything after 2000.
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Old 07-29-2017, 11:34 AM
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Location: The beautiful Rogue Valley, Oregon
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Since I took up the mandolin when I retired, I've been listening to music from the 60s. The 1860s.
Hey, me too! I have several mandolins and a mandola. I listen to old-time, roots, Americana (not modern country), folk, blues, jazz from the 1920s and 30s, western, Irish, swing, gypsy jazz.

My favorite mandolin player (went to a camp where he was a teacher last year)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Em4tBeVTOpU
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Old 07-29-2017, 12:23 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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traditional Romani folk music, Balkan brass, vintage country, old school gansta rap & hip-hop, bluegrass, Son Huasteco from northern Mexico, and Howlin' Wolf.
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Old 07-29-2017, 12:47 PM
 
Location: Venus
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Before we moved, I hadn't touched my stereo for years. I actually hated it. The speakers kept cutting out and drove me crazy. The fact that it was in the living room and I didn't spend too much time in there, I just never really bothered.

Since we moved, I have a boombox that I keep in the kitchen. I use it when I am doing dishes. The question is, what CD to play? It all depends on my mood. I have Classic Rock: the Beatles, Pat Benatar, Fleetwood Mac, Styx, Jethro Tull, Queen, ZZ Top, etc. I have Oldies: Buddy Holly, The Coasters, The Drifters, etc. I have Classical: Mozart, Bach, Beethoven, etc. I have Musicals: Cats, Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof, Man of LaMancha, Damn Yankees, Evita, etc. I have Jazz: Dave Brubeck, Vince Guaraldi, Chuck Mangione, etc. Latino music, French music, Irish music, Comedy, New Age, stuff that most people have never even heard of. I have a lot of compilations of different decades.

That is only my CDs-yeah, I have A LOT of CDs, I would guess at least a 1,000 +/-. I do also have cassette tapes & vinyl records but rarely play them.


It must be a sight to watch me do dishes because I am singing & dancing as I do them.



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Old 07-29-2017, 12:56 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque NM
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Country and Bluegrass.
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Old 07-29-2017, 02:00 PM
 
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I feel fortunate to have many musical entertainment options.

Every morning, my clock radio turns on to Westwood One's Classic Country format, which I sometimes listen to in the car, as well.

I am also a big fan of a radio station which runs a mix of Christian teaching programs and older secular music (Adult Standards) from the 1930's to the 1980's, with 60's and 70's being the most dominant decade (listen in the car).

At home during waking hours, the 3 online radio stations I enjoy are Great Big Radio, Good Time Oldies, and True Oldies Channel, all Rock & Roll.
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