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An offering for our Sunday morning listening pleasure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBnwDTAoAC8

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Brittni Take 5

Lily, Candy, and Dave

Dutch Candy no I don't mean Dutch Chocolate

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Segue from the Candy store to /year-of-the-woman-in-entertainment- Women dominate music. I have been more female centric for years and still like Stevie Nicks, Tina Turner, Carly Simon, Joan Jett, Suzie Quatro, Roxette, Pat Benatar, Cowboy Junkies, Edie Brickel, and more.

btw, Candy is female, a great saxologist.

Sheryl Crow, EmmyLou Harris, Linda Rondstat, Ella Fitzgerald

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My humble contributions to your hall of fame:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lB933MZpJK0&list=PL7egcIPiStlMkCfXw5qFzp-FISgdqVr3y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Go9aks4aujM

There's better sonic examples of this one laying about but this one is more fun to watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v78-ftcqpNw

And who could forget: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FOUqQt3Kg0

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Lucifer Rising with Jimmy Page & Marianne Faithful

If Lucifer had a sister wouldn't she be Lucyfer?

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The Old Crow Medicine Show tune 'Wagon Wheel' in the OP of this thread is now a campaign song for the democrat for Senator of SD, Weiler. He sings it himself and does the picking himself. Tom Daschle wanted Weiler, Harry Reid had another one in mind, so no D money coming, except from Lawrence Lessig, from Stanford. His superpac is anti-Koch, and its purpose is to get the money out of politics. Fight fire with fire, use a thief to catch a thief, you know the thought. The Onion TV channel is anti-fox, you fight stupid with stupid. The Onion is much better because they are acting, Fox really believes their rubbish.

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Well I don't think anyone is really surprised this morning. Pretty depressing just the same though.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLV4_xaYynY

Yep, I should have gotten myself out of this madhouse many years ago. For the moment though there's not much to do but survey the damage. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LK69zlAA4K0

I guess the only view to take now is to watch in amusement as the foolishness washes away. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiBF_hJ3sSE

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How did did I get on this ship of fools? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ship_of_fools

Tie yourself up to the mast and pray to some god or another it may your only chance.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHh0V7UjVXI

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Well I don't think anyone is really surprised this morning. Pretty d/job/Next_to_the_Mediterranean_Sea_is_your_new_job_in_Malta-2946epressing just the same though.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLV4_xaYynY

Yep, I should have gotten myself out of this madhouse many years ago. For the moment though there's not much to do but survey the damage. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LK69zlAA4K0

I guess the only view to take now is to watch in amusement as the foolishness washes away. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiBF_hJ3sSE

Next_to_the_Mediterranean_Sea_is_your_new_job_in_Malta-

http://internationalliving.com/ Guess how many campaign ads or commercials do I listened to? zero! I don't drive so no I hear no radio noise either. Watching the country fail is as I expected. My BP is 96/59 pulse 78,

rs allen, check out you family tree. Irish lines let you get permanent Resident visas and transfer within Europe. Euro health card is honored for 60 days them a local health card must be pursued . New Zealand has similar ptotocol

If you have a million you can go to St Barts or St Kitts, that's where a Poster from Thoms here is moving, from FL, a million or 1,5 gets you a permanent resident visa and secret banking.

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rs -allen migrating-south-maltas-growing-swedish-community

I had planned on exploring my options when the kids moved out, but I hate to be last, so next year is is. I was planning a family trip on their spring/fall/ summer/ winter break but I can go anytime. If you don't go before I come back, I'll fill you in. They don't carry AK-47s and Uzis starpped to their thighd there and english, with malteze/ .

There was a Maltezes resident posted here, another poster named Peewee scared him off.

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Why don't we do a little East/West this morning, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaV-S5ivX3E

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And Down Under? The men are Pigs and Sofa People

Donovan talks Claw Hammer (sp?)

RS, your link led me to Julie Driscol's Ballad with a great slide show. I have seen it a few times. Today it may be fey that has it's way.

Your link also led me to Donovan so I went Pandora radio and This was oh so good, and oh so fine

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Dirty Old Town is older than The Pogues and not exactly bluegrass, its a standard of the British Folk Revival.

One of many works by Ewan MacColl, folk music icon, it was popularized by The Spinners and then Donovan in the 1960's.

He was sort of American-by-marriage to Peggy Seeger, sister of Pete Seeger.
So maybe its bluegrass-in-law :) .

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ewan_MacColl has it about right

James Henry Miller (25 January 1915 – 22 October 1989), better known by his stage name Ewan MacColl, was an English folk singer, songwriter, communist, labour activist, actor, poet, playwright, and record producer.

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MacColl

He wrote A Grammy winner, too.

Roberta Flack version Grammied. First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

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All the American Appalachian music came from the Celtic/English tradition, running into our Bluegrass to Country & Western. It's a direct line easily discernible to anyone paying attention.

This man melded blues and bluegrass and definited country for a couple of generations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Lza3NVH6Ig

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I am more inclined toward this generational roots. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoDPPgWbfXY

And dare anyone to forget this dance. (ah gotcha, ya already know) . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGblpBpEFNU

Though I still think the director should have stuck with the longs shots with the camera, but what do I know.

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Emmylou’s been known to whip out a Chuck Berry:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVL4sLeFkBY

Or a Hank Williams:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6WD1yzQscE

I’m anxious to see what she’ll whip out tonight at the Mavis Staples tribute concert:

http://mavis75.com/

I heard they’re filming it a-la-Last Waltz. And wouldn’t you know, Emmylou and the Staples played at the Last Waltz concert. It all comes full circle, like a wheel inside a wheel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0o4PFSxLAdE

Tickets still available …..

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Hope they don't get snowed out, it sounds like a good time. Alas, I don't have a Lear jet to help me to get there. bummer.

Last Waltz. You mean this one of course. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Waltz

Heres the vinyl of that concert if ya haven't heard it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8i-m_yaFh2k

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Love this thread, kudos to the OP.

Took me forever to catch on to your "stewardesses" (facepalm).

Clearly this is Waits response to the famous Clannadh version, possibly with some American folk source influence. Even with Máire's Donegal accent and grace notes, the lyrics sound, imo, typicaly English, not a translation from Gàidhlig or Middle English (pre AD1066).

http://it.wn.com/clannad_two_sisters

(Dúlamán in this case means the Fertiizer Merchant, kinda like saying "The Phosphates Man" instead of "Mr Monsanto". Dúlamán the album was made at a time Clannadh were moving to cater more to us non-Gaeltōirī ).

FWIW, Máire is pronounced (and publishes as) Moya, like her backup, her sister Êithne (Enya).

Quote douglaslee: Twa Sisters is not about 2 stewardesses but a Tom Waits rendition of an English ballad circa 1656. Try to listen to the original virgin in Scotts Gaelic or middle english, neither makes any sense and can't be understood. At least not by me:

Hmm, intrigued by this "original virgin", pls post photo! :D

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Terry Jones of Pythons offers a colorful perspective of

Medieval Minstrels

btw, in one Norman's song in the castle, where he is doing a ballad, rarely love is ever a part of the song, but he does express effection for his sword (which some guys think is their private thing beween their legs) but I swear I hear him sing poontang, could be a Freudian thing. It's around 07:00. Troubadours replaced the minstrels, and new material became a necessity instead of 1000 year old classics, or traditionals.

btw he does sing poont, but the tang was just the twang of the string on his lute. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

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Best version I've ever heard or seen of a classic

Bluegrass is not child's play, or is it?

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Not sure if I ever thanked you for the bit of Candy a while back Doug, if not I want to belatedly say thanks she's a breath of fresh air in what I've found to a wasteland of rehash of regurgitated masters.

I've gotta wind down from the racial thing somehow. Guess I'll start here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-kA3UtBj4M

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But I always end up here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGaoXAwl9kw

Thanks to those that want to beep beep on the way to the home fires.

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Ah yeah, whatever.........

For something a little, well a little lighter at least here's a concert from a famous tour I found for free for everyone to enjoy (while it lasts for us peons). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLjqkSNrDCE

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If I had the voice of this man I could change the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgZfZCaCtKA

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They leave sorrow tears and blood. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_ODwq7jm3E

And some things never change.

More Fela circa late 70's. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q2F2TaRghE

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Light Hearted Ska from Down Under Balkan Ska is on the same page.

Don't try to keep up with the Joneses

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY7EQPgkHu0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdIE_bAwGd4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiGm5HFHp78

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Not sure if I ever thanked you for the bit of Candy a while back Doug, if not I want to belatedly say thanks she's a breath of fresh air in what I've found to a wasteland of rehash of regurgitated masters.

Did somebody say Candy?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bLOjmY--TA

Ironic bookends: the man who birthed punk collaborating with a woman who hastened its demise as that new wave washed over it.

I always loved this tasty little ripple from that wave:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMICD3aMZpw

What’s not to love about a Bo Diddley riff? How many hit songs have there been that were nothing but a Diddley tune with a few new words for a new generation (regurgitated masters, anyone)?

One of my most surreal concert moments was when Ron Wood was playing with Bo Diddley at a small place way up north a couple decades or so ago. Mr. Diddley gave some advice to the young folks in the crowd. “Don’t do drugs”, he said wagging his finger at the audience as Ron Wood grinned from ear to ear like the proverbial Cheshire Cat.

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Canadian Candy but not Can Can.

The Strangeloves with Go Go dancers, looks like Shindig. 'Twas '65, and we were alive.

I saw Wood and Bo doing "Who Do You Love?" in one side bar. Mr Mojo Risin's version will always be my favorite. He would be pleased that Windows is offering Doors.

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Hmmmm, I think at the time I was thinking about a couple of famous and lauded performers that I won't name that drive me crazy with their reknown fame. I think they're like listening to a player piano. Perfect and no soul. Candy is indeed a breath of fresh air.

Another look at old licks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVqJl-FOYIA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPtv14q9ZDg

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Jimi's 72nd B-day would have been last Thursday. I'm very thankful for his scant catalog and our optimal place in this solar system:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8t1RWKCvqQ

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By the way Labor in case you missed it this is the Candy I've been referring to. She's definitely worth a reprise.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMTx9rGwyKI

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Why can't I get this machine to embed a link. ugh I hate learning a new system.

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Don't know what I wanted to post last night honestly. Tonight my offer is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPtv14q9ZDg

and this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAMtbQwkfog

I've heard a few versions of Rainy Days but never that one, anyone else ever heard it?

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Too much confusion yeah, life is but a joke, must be some way outta here, said the joker to the thief

I know I jumbled every verse, but I started with confusion, so my verses were in character.

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Don't know why you didn't link to this definitive version of the song that even dylan adopted. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLV4_xaYynY

Any ways trying to stay with some kind of theme or another these guys are a favorite of mine. Patience let them tune up they start about 3:10 in...........https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTGAaHOIT4U

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Have you ever thought some songs ought have mandatory airplay? Required listening of this song would have a placebo effect.

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Sorry Doug I disliked that song when it came out and still do whatever Eric did after. I came from somewhat of a darker place (no pun intended). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCmUhYSr-e4

Yep, I was in and out of the bay area in those days never could identify with that hippy movement thing. I was more along the lines of looking for direction for my self and feeling like a rolling stone gathering no moss. http://video.bobdylan.com/desktop.html

That trip started for real about the seventh grade for me and by the tenth I was on the street wondering about food and a place to sleep. Platitudes didn't do much for me in those days beyond 2 and half minute dreams of someplace else and another life for me unrealized. Somehow I escaped from the trap set.

Today though I'm still more than a little dispirited about some of the garbage I've found on these pages of late, it's put me back into dark places I'd thought I'd gotten passed and left behind me. Sorry, the music probably reflects it.

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Do like dark comedies? top-10-brilliant-black-comedies

I was thinking of a "Dahmer, the Musical". From South Pacific the song Mitzi Gaynor sings could be adopted- "Gonna wash that man right outta my hair" has a whole new meaning in a Dahmer Musical. Mel Brooks put 'Springtime for Hitler' in his "Producers". I think Buck Henry helped.

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How bout some Christmas stuff. Got some Run DMC cued up first..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OR07r0ZMFb8

Run run Rudolph......https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCTeXUkTFwQ an oldie

Santa Baby.......https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFMyF9fDKzE an older

Merry Christmas Baby.......https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1xyYQhSuHg and a classic

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I was playing this album this afternoon.

Emmylou and Knopler: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dx3ZHliCJBQ

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Loudon Wainright lll

He also wrote the theme song for Mash, Suicide is Painless

Daughter for those Dads with a daughter or daughters with a Dad

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The first Beatles album after the first 2 recorded songs

George Martin again about Sgt Pepper's album, Strawberry Fields version never released is quite different. Making of the greatest album in history.

The film is cool if you want to see the parts independantly before combined with overlays for multi-tracks and final recording. Paul's bass tracks were composed after hearing the vocals and intstruments. His Penny Lane trumpet entry was a process. If you want to see a masterpiece as it is conjoured and assembled piece by piece this is worth a view.

Agony and Ecstacy was the story of the Sistene Chapel wasn't it?

There might be some other clips or films on the side bar. Candy store shopping for the ears? What is an audio candy store?

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An interesting cross reference here and in music is a link to Mindwalk, a movie ren brought into the light in the environment grouping. Systems theory is connectedness, or ecology, or butterfly effect, so the premise itself is connected here, and an example in this topic is The Making of Pet Sounds. In this film, Rubbersole is the genesis of albums that are complete in quality instead of 2 hit singles with 12 B-side fillers.

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I was listening to Dan Hicks (and his Hot Licks) on Pandora and a prompt for Hot Buttered Rum

was offered. They're pretty darn good!

I don't usually see a washboard in the band. I wonder if it uses a pick-up or is there an electric washboard? I hear a tea party genius tried to play an electric comb and electrocuted himself. (he can't do botox lips now, scar tissue ya know)

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The Hot Licks were always fun.

Been listening to to Jorma Kaukonen the last couple of days, trying to calm down I quess:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eizk0MSJLU

While roaming through utube I found this gem from the year that America learned as a whole what soul meant featuring what up till then were probably the luckiest boys on the continent and possibly the worst backing band that ever was or ever will be: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bld_-7gzJ-o

Side note, that was an encore performance because the first time she was just another singer out of Frisco and they didn't have any film running.

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Hicks and Jorma together

Tom Waits and Hicks is one of my favorites, and I'll tell you why that is

The lyrics are great, "Jesus Christ and God and all them cats might know a lot, but they can't even sing"

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We all know the "Walk and chew gum" phrase. How about play the piano and chew gum?

Connie Lingus's hit didn't get much air time

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Lou Reed's Sweet Jane live

same song same artist, minus 40 years

remember how agile YOU were 40 years ago?

same song by Margot Timmins and brothers aka Cowboy Junkies Ethereal is the term used to describe Margot's voice and style, fey fits her as well.

same artist's tribute to Elvis Blue Moon ballad

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No More Presidential Immunity!

Thom plus logo When Richard Nixon committed multiple Felonies, including accepting bribes in cash in the White House, Jerry Ford chose to pardon him.

When Ronald Reagan committed treason in 1980 to get elected, Attorney General Bill Barr shut down the investigation in 1992 with five pardons.
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