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Old 01-04-2018, 08:57 PM
 
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Lord, that woman could sing! JA Takes off was the first album I bought. The story is in an earlier post.
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Old 01-04-2018, 08:59 PM
 
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I'm sitting here listening to 60's revolution on DirecTV. I hear music I forgot I liked, and groups I love. Then there's Malt Shop Oldies a channel lower for a nice switch.
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Old 01-05-2018, 08:45 AM
 
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Who can forget this golden nugget?

Her powerful voice carried the song. She didn't need to screech and yodel until she "found the right note".


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0r8286teVgc
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Old 01-05-2018, 08:58 AM
 
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There is nothing like the music of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Hearing a song from that period really takes me back. It was a golden era for music.
... This made me smile ... I can still hear my Dad telling us that the "Golden Era" for music was in the 30s & 40s, with the Big Bands ... He & Mom would come to dances my band would play at, and he'd always remark how "those old songs" sounded so good, played 'live' ... We always had some stylized "oldies" in the band's repertoire ... And, yeah, we were a Country Music group. - It's not all "twang-'n-yodel" ...
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Old 01-05-2018, 09:02 AM
 
Location: Coastal Georgia
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I agree that the music from the 60s, and 70s takes me back. I keep Sirius radio in the car, even through I do not get my monies worth, just because I enjoy it so much when Iím driving.
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Old 01-05-2018, 12:28 PM
 
Location: Wasilla, AK
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Don't be discouraged, thinking the new music is total crap. There are some INCREDIBLE bands out there now - who are doing some great experimental work, combining classical, celtic/folk, with metal, to produce AMAZING sounds. Personally, I LOVE Industrial. But FY enjoyment - check this out:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAlRf9qf9d0

If you can't connect to the link, go to youtube and locate Phantom Agony by Epica

Isn't interesting how music can slam you right back there !
That was interesting. Simone Simons, in addition to being incredibly gorgeous, has a very beautiful voice.
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Old 01-05-2018, 12:55 PM
 
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Hey OP,

Been listening to classic soul music lately:

Bobby Womack

Stephanie Mills

Maze

Stevie Wonder

Cameo

Sara Vaughn

That was good stuff ! Never to be made again.
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Old 01-05-2018, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Cushing OK
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I saw them in a cafe in Greenwich Village in the late 60's! Tom Rapp I believe... How about Fred Neil?

I'm trying to see the "folkies" of this era while they are still around: J Sebastian, Geoff/Maria Muldaur, J Kweskin, Tom Rush, Jonathan Edwards, John Hammond - all of these are worth tracking down, although Sebastian has lost his voice, his stories, talent & original songs still make it a worthwhile evening. I miss seeing Richie Havens & Dave van Ronk among others.

I thought that the music would just get better & better as time marched on, I guess so did our parents with their music... There are a few who have stayed current & creative: Dylan, N Young, Nick Lowe, Richard Thompson....

About 9-10 years ago I made my peace with seeing what's left of the 60's bands - usually just the original drummer & bass guitarist left- because where am I going to hear a whole evening of Yardbirds or Spoonful or Airplane songs done well ever again? The audience for these is a real wake up call: "Back in the AARP"!
Yes, our youthful fascinations now look like old rockers. Its still a bit of a shock. I'm also a huge fan of folk music, and some of out icons in folk look surprisingly old. But still sing wonderfully. I keep being reminded of this scene in one of the Name of the Game episodes where they hit a time warp and ended up in the future. He walks into a room he's told they old ones gather, and there are some grizzled rockers recapturing the moment. Then some youngling with him who isn't a fan makes some negative comment, and how much better music is now.

The episode wasn't put on the dvd's but If your lucky you can find one. Its still kind of wierd seeing us older sorts at rock concerts still in our favorite dress, with the latter generations clearly mystified by some of it.
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Old 01-05-2018, 01:19 PM
 
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One doesn't need to be born in 60s 70s to love music from that era. That music will always remain the best. We are all recycled souls so the music when good will continue to resonate and fascinate.

Few great ones: Dean Martin, Buddy Holly, the king Elvis, nat king Cole, Louis Armstrong, Ricky Nelson, Bing (Even earlier), Dorothy Moore.
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Old 01-05-2018, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Cushing OK
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That's basically me, only without parents divorcing (though perhaps they should have. Maybe.) Whenever there's a good old song playing, I'm the only one in the room who knows exactly when it appeared. Because I know it was when I was living in this or that town. Or when we were moving from here to there. Someone says music is the soundrack of life, and for me that's the truth.

Now I don't remember 60s, but I do love the music. And being a nostalgic type. I always listen to old stuff. So, in 80s I loved 60s and 70s music. Now, I'm rediscovering eighties

But since we are in the sixties mood now, here's one of my favorites from back then.


I Heard It Through The Grapevine
I was looking at some old stuff in this shop, admiring it. He had a lot of stuff from the fourties. He played a song on a really old type player, and challenged us to name the artist and song. So here I am with my inlaws up in the 80's and as soon as he started it I blurted out Glen Miller, and the song. He was really surprised. But Mom LOVED big band and played it all my life and I love it too. He also played the beginning of this duet, and I know who both of them were, and they were more esoteric. It was so cool to suprise someone because you played the music because you like it.

It just seems wierd that our stuff from the 60's is a sort of 'classics' now. My other fascination is filk (science fiction folk music), and now that you tube has so much of it posted I can put together quite a good filk concert.
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