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A song from Ry Cooder's brand new album "The Prodigal Son".

 

I'll be seeing him in concert later this month. :)

 

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Been watching several YouTube videos featuring the great Bert Jansch. Known primarily as one of the founding members of the folk-jazz group Pentangle. But he put out many excellent solo albums. Wonderful acoustic guitarist, who influenced many other musicians of his generation. And a fine songwriter, as well. This is the title track from an album released in 1973.

 

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I've been checking out Ry Cooder videos on YouTube lately—in anticipation of a live show tomorrow night at Massey Hall in Toronto.

 

Here he is in 1977 on The Old Grey Whistle Test doing the great song "He'll Have to Go", a single for Jim Reeves in 1960. Cooder recorded this for his superb album "Chicken Skin Music" (1976). Everything he does is great!

 

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Just got "In the Blue Light"--the latest album by Paul Simon. It's an album in which he has re-recorded ten songs from his solo career--less familiar songs, perhaps--that he considers somewhat under-rated, or overlooked. His music has usually had a solid rhythm, based in the rock, R&B, and blues genres. On this album, the arrangements are primarily jazz and classically orientated. It's a more sedate and contemplative sound, which won't appeal to everyone, I suppose.

 

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Goat Girl - "Goat Girl"

 

I'm going to see them in Hyde Park, supporting The National and Florence + the Machine.

 

I'm currently listening to Kacey Musgrave's Golden Hour. She is my favourite singer-songwriter atm - a modern equivalent of Joni Mitchell - and I've been to see her live a couple of times.

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To Believe. New album from the Cinematic Orchestra.

 

An absolute masterpiece. Well worth the 12 year wait since the last one.

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I'm going to see them in Hyde Park, supporting The National and Florence + the Machine.

 

I'm currently listening to Kacey Musgrave's Golden Hour. She is my favourite singer-songwriter atm - a modern equivalent of Joni Mitchell - and I've been to see her live a couple of times.

 

Yes, like Musgraves’ “High Horse”.

 

Crows “Silver Tongues” another superb recent effort.

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Jethro Tull "Songs From the Wood", whilst carving some wooden fishing boats for my grandson.

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Nightwish - Ghost Love Score

 

Greatest song I have ever heard, and only heard it for the first time yesterday.

 

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Nightwish - Ghost Love Score

 

Greatest song I have ever heard, and only heard it for the first time yesterday.

 

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Epica feat Floor Jansen - Sancta Terra

I like your style. Floor is, of course, now fronting Nightwish.

 

JINJER - Pisces lol.gif

New band to me, but the way she switches from 'normal' vocals to growling provides an interesting contrast to bands such as Arch Enemy ( with either Angela or Alissa on vocals ).

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Not quite the norm for this thread but reacquainting myself with Bruckner's 8th before hearing a live performance at the Proms.

 

Bruckner is so like Saints. Can be exciting, but long anxious periods full of hopeful anticipation, the occasional glorious climax, usually fading away all too quickly.

 

And perfect for the forum doubters. Bruckner was always critical of his own work. Never satisfied.

 

But my favourite composer.

 

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Rodan - Juicy Lucy

 

This belter is definitely the best track from Rodan's self titled 1974 long player.

That said, the whole album is absolutely first class and well worth a listen.

 

It's pigeon holed as progressive but has more in common with Bakerloo and The Greatest Show On Earth (both part of the Harvest Records stable) than with Pink Floyd.

As far as I'm aware, the members of the band never recorded anything else, neither collectively nor individually. I've no idea why that's the case, but I can't help feeling that it's a shame

 

It's incredibly rare, with only 200 copies pressed and bizarrely, there has been never been a reissue, neither vinyl nor digital.

As a consequence it now regularly changes hands for over £500.

 

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To Believe. New album from the Cinematic Orchestra.

 

An absolute masterpiece. Well worth the 12 year wait since the last one.

 

I’d missed that - so thanks. Fully endorse your view - superb

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Chucked on The Black Keys; Let's Rock after a couple of months of leaving it alone. It's great, but could be greater!

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Not heard of them but just played the album and agree with you!

 

Also just played the new Who album. You might think that it is time Townshend and Daltrey retired but it is actually quite good.

They are Kami Thompson (Richard Thompson`s daughter) and James Welbourne (from The Pretenders). I can highly recommend their other albums "Fair Warning" and "Other People". Saw them in Winchester the night of the Leicester City game!! We saw the Who at Wembley a year or two back.....they were still phenomenal! Have listened to previews of the new album and it does sound bloody good!

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They are Kami Thompson (Richard Thompson`s daughter) and James Welbourne (from The Pretenders). I can highly recommend their other albums "Fair Warning" and "Other People". Saw them in Winchester the night of the Leicester City game!! We saw the Who at Wembley a year or two back.....they were still phenomenal! Have listened to previews of the new album and it does sound bloody good!

 

I shall download the other albums too then. Thanks for the heads up. There is one track on The Who album called Hero Ground Zero which is pure vintage Who. They will never be the same without Moon and Entwhistle but there is plenty here to please old Who fans.

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I shall download the other albums too then. Thanks for the heads up. There is one track on The Who album called Hero Ground Zero which is pure vintage Who. They will never be the same without Moon and Entwhistle but there is plenty here to please old Who fans.

The thing is with The Rails albums, I can`t choose a favourite.....I like them all equally. They also have a very, very good EP called "Australia" which is only available from their website. This is also worth getting. On the subject of the Who, have you heard the Roger Daltry plus concert orchestra 50th Anniversary version of "Tommy" https://store.thewho.com/*/Roger-Daltrey/The-Who-s-Tommy-Orchestral-CD/64VR0PCM000 which came out earlier this year? Very good IMHO.

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Just listening to the Bombay Bicycle Clubs new album, Everything Else Has Gone Wrong. Excellent so far.

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