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One of many favorite songs from the past

Postby brothers » Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:17 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uQ2CeXhnfs

Poco - 1970 - they really don't make 'em like this anymore.
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Re: One of many favorite songs from the past

Postby Rufus » Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:05 pm

I'm showing my age with this: Buddy Holly, 'Peggy Sue', 1958. In fact any song by Buddy Holly. Great lose that he died so young, just 22, yet he accomplished so much in his 7 year career. A truly amazing and innovative musician.
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Re: One of many favorite songs from the past

Postby ShadowsDad » Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:36 pm

Gary, modern music and I don't have much that doesn't grind the gears. Clearly I'm an old fart, but I like good music and lyrics that can be understood and actually mean something of value. The music on my formative years were from the '60-'70s.

FWIW, the last rendition of whatever it was that the 3 gals sung at the Super Bowl was horrible. Sure they had good voices, but the song wasn't about them and they didn't figure that out. It was about the nation. This generation doesn't seem to understand that.

Case in point... Kate Smith. When I was a child I never appreciated her. But the older I get the more I appreciate her "God Bless America". It was sung from the heart and it was definitely NOT about her. It brings tears to my eyes to hear her sing it today. Her voice? Not that great, but her heart was in it and clearly it meant something to her. Things like that mean a great deal to me today. The 3 gals who sang what they did for the SuperBowl? I wouldn't give them a 2nd listen since it was all about them and they mean nothing to me. Kate Smith sung God Bless America with herself as being diminished and the song being what it was all about and it has stood the test of time so far. Again, this generation doesn't understand that value.

I bet you never heard the entire song. Come to think of it, her voice is pretty good.

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Re: One of many favorite songs from the past

Postby GA Russell » Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:39 pm

Rufus, I was surprised to learn a while back that (according to the Billboard chart) every Buddy Holly single was less successful than the one before.
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Re: One of many favorite songs from the past

Postby Rufus » Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:19 pm

GA Russell wrote:Rufus, I was surprised to learn a while back that (according to the Billboard chart) every Buddy Holly single was less successful than the one before.


I can't say that I've heard that. Nevertheless, his influence on rock and roll is unquestioned. In the few short years he performed his legacy has been significant and transformational.
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Re: One of many favorite songs from the past

Postby JayTrek » Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:24 pm

All of the songs I grew up on were from the 80s.

So I grew up on Tears for Fears, Huey Lewis, Journey and the like.

I listen to 80s on 8 quite a bit.
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Re: One of many favorite songs from the past

Postby brothers » Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:32 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgrYrEvh4FE

Slim Harpo - 1961 - Do you have the guts to listen to it all the way through just one time? I love it!
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Re: One of many favorite songs from the past

Postby brothers » Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:08 pm

Baker Street, by Gerry Rafferty - 1978. The saxophone solo is magic to me.

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Re: One of many favorite songs from the past

Postby Squire » Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:55 pm

I've outlived the artists but still have the memories.
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