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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #800 on: January 25, 2018, 06:55:06 PM »

OK. Lets see how many bands we can come up with that have Doctor in it. Here's a couple.

from 1978
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggFsqaN00xs" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggFsqaN00xs</a>

And probably the most famous doctor. This one from 1973.
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5zPqgQ67yo" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5zPqgQ67yo</a>

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #801 on: January 27, 2018, 03:59:05 PM »

Thanks Rdro and Jivvy - I listen to this thread when doing a crossword sometimes - excellent.
The Stones stuff is always interesting but the one that stood out for me was Isaac Kamakawiwo'le - an icon in his native Hawaii apparently - Jivvy thanks for 'larnin me !  :)

Pursuing that romanic vein - here's Susi Quatro and Chris Norman, 'Stumblin' in' - I first heard this played in 'Panache' Club in downtown Lagos and didn't know who it was or what the song was called. Finally tied it down 20 years later on a CD played by a seller at the River Kwai bridge.
I'm not a SQ fan generally but for me, this is great !

https://youtu.be/iGaF4tKUl0o
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #802 on: January 27, 2018, 05:15:36 PM »

Suzi was quite the pioneer as she was the first woman who played an instrument to become a major rock star. She did tend to scream out those lyrics. lol

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oa-15uoRXIY" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oa-15uoRXIY</a>

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #803 on: January 28, 2018, 06:26:51 AM »

Yes rdro - I really don't like that 'Can'. But 'Stumblin' in' is sweet - Susi has a really nice voice - when NOT screaming ! On that tube - it's obviously the original recording i.e. NOT live, and the miming gets pretty awful as it goes on ! Good though. Chris Norman was the lead singer of 'Smokie' - just noticed that on Wiki.

Did SQ do any other 'quieter' stuff ? I liked this one :-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6PYlq37iHo

SQ still touring !
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #804 on: January 28, 2018, 07:34:25 AM »

Still touring at 67, go SQ. Being a blues and R&B guy I like this side of Suzie.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1i_MCN5yxg" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1i_MCN5yxg</a>

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNp4bO0cmxE" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNp4bO0cmxE</a>

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #805 on: January 29, 2018, 08:18:00 AM »

I like Suzi Quatro and her songs, especially Can the can. :)

I bumped into her in 2001 or 2002 in London. Apparently she lives (or lived) in the UK, in Essex.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #806 on: January 29, 2018, 08:26:04 AM »

OK. Lets see how many bands we can come up with that have Doctor in it. Here's a couple.

First, I can't resist posting a song with doctor in the name rather than a band with doctor in it.

Doctor doctor by UFO. I love it. There was a band in Korat 10 years ago who could play a wicked version of this song.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YE26AbXAZ4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YE26AbXAZ4</a>
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #807 on: January 29, 2018, 08:35:04 AM »

Now a band with Doctor in its name - Doctor Alban.


<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zHm_6AQ7CY" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zHm_6AQ7CY</a>


<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR31x41tpHM" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR31x41tpHM</a>


<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6zt2eczVlU" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6zt2eczVlU</a>
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #808 on: January 29, 2018, 08:53:24 AM »

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #809 on: January 29, 2018, 09:24:09 AM »

Excellent guys keep them coming. Here is another. This doctor rocks.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uLsPCmxykE" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uLsPCmxykE</a>

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #810 on: January 30, 2018, 09:08:34 AM »

Gregg Allman died last May. Did you know he had a son that was a musician? Well I didn't. His name is Devon Allman, he's 45 and been with a number of bands. Here is some of his music.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yL9km2PgyOM" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yL9km2PgyOM</a>

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMI6ULsQpQQ" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMI6ULsQpQQ</a>

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #811 on: January 30, 2018, 10:16:14 AM »

^ Nice music.

Here are a couple I've listened to recently. Both new artists to me but both nice to listen to.

Steve Earle - Copperhead Road

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhMO9azmKNU" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhMO9azmKNU</a>

Frankie Miller - Jealousy

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uuk6l3WwBG0" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uuk6l3WwBG0</a>
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #812 on: January 30, 2018, 12:22:56 PM »

Thanks alfie. I actually have that Steve Earle album but never hear of Frankie Miller. Really like that song and did some research on him. He's Scottish and been singing since 1966. Sad news,

Miller suffered a brain hemorrhage in New York City on 25 August 1994, while writing material for a new band he and Joe Walsh of the Eagles had formed with Nicky Hopkins and Ian Wallace. Miller spent five months in a coma; when he emerged, he was unable to speak or sing. He then went through rehabilitation. The BBC Television documentary Stubborn Kinda Fella (1999) featured Miller and his battle to recover. In this documentary, Rod Stewart stated that Miller "was the only white singer to have brought a tear" to his eye.

Miller is no longer able to perform, but a new album containing old takes by him was released in 2016. The album, Frankie Miller's Double Take, contained 19 songs remastered into duets with other artists.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #813 on: February 11, 2018, 09:22:56 PM »

Group from the USA. Been around since 2015 and have 3 EPs out.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vT4-ApOUpMc" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vT4-ApOUpMc</a>

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ys48nWyMmjQ" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ys48nWyMmjQ</a>

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #814 on: February 14, 2018, 09:51:10 PM »

^ Nice listening too, rdrokt. Thanks.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #815 on: February 23, 2018, 09:11:15 PM »

A slight change of musical style for me this evening - some Thai music played on a "Ja-kay", a kind of floor zither.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=No-mx4VmdoE" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=No-mx4VmdoE</a>

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #816 on: February 27, 2018, 10:46:19 AM »

A flashback. A friend introduced this song to me in the late 70s so I will always relate this song to him.

Thankfully I'd never seen this video until today.  :D

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rs9wuaVV33I" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rs9wuaVV33I</a>

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #817 on: March 06, 2018, 03:21:41 PM »

Alfie - Thanks for 'White Punks on Dope'. Horrible. Sorry.

I've been listening to this track on a collection in the car - 'Jar of Hearts' by Christina Perri.  It's a fine example of 'music in agony', as perfected by Adele. (I love Adele but her songs seem all the same).

Anyway this is now a favourite of mine, but I don't think the dreadful 'Tubes' will approve.

Worth a listen maybe ?

https://uk.video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?fr=yfp-t-s&p=jar+of+hearts+christina+perri#id=6&vid=1aaf8dbbbcba01cde7efa4801ab53740&action=view
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #818 on: March 07, 2018, 08:40:30 PM »

^ A yahoo video search url?  :D 

Let me help you.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8v_4O44sfjM" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8v_4O44sfjM</a>
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #819 on: March 07, 2018, 09:38:44 PM »

A little Dutch rock & roll from the 80s. Great video.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIaaBuGNwNw" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIaaBuGNwNw</a>
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