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  1. That's not the way I hear it. All of the songs...

    That's not the way I hear it. All of the songs sound very different to my ears. Dark Ages, Flying Dutchman, Warm Sporran, Home, Dun Ringill don't sound anything alike.
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    Ralph Towner/Solstice - Sound And Shadows

    Ralph Towner/Solstice - Sound And Shadows
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    Along with Sugarcane Harris, and L Shankar.

    Along with Sugarcane Harris, and L Shankar.
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    Zappa: Thirteen, Fifty Fifty, Farther Oblivion,...

    Zappa: Thirteen, Fifty Fifty, Farther Oblivion, Little House, etc...
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    I got turned on to Max Reger about a month ago....

    I got turned on to Max Reger about a month ago. Op. 73 is one of his major organ works.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnT94g8nqa0&t=73s


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7D3pgenQv-M
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    I like the Harrison piece. A great sounding CD!

    I like the Harrison piece. A great sounding CD!
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    Hartmann's symphonies are interesting and all...

    Hartmann's symphonies are interesting and all different. I'm not really in love with any one work but I enjoy listening to them once in a while. I really like his string quartets. There's a good...
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    That's a good one, Walt. I like the conductor,...

    That's a good one, Walt. I like the conductor, Dausgaard. Check out his recording of Norgard's symphony No. 6 on Chandos, and the complete Mahler 10th by Seattle Symphony.
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    Walt, I have the Yale Quartet recordings. They...

    Walt, I have the Yale Quartet recordings. They were recorded in 1971 but the sound is superb. I like these a lot, and I'm not an avid Beethoven quartet listener. I have one complete set by the Tokyo...
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    I love my Tilson Thomas Ives CDs. There is a more...

    I love my Tilson Thomas Ives CDs. There is a more recent recording by the Seattle Symphony but I haven't heard it.
    https://www.seattlesymphony.org/watch-listen/recordings/ives-new-england
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    Univers Zero Live Dave Kerman Regarding...

    Univers Zero Live
    Dave Kerman Regarding Purgatories
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    I put on one of Chalkpie's favorites this...

    I put on one of Chalkpie's favorites this morning.

    http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_400/MI0001/008/MI0001008099.jpg?partner=allrovi.com
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    ^^^ I could never find an affordable copy of...

    ^^^
    I could never find an affordable copy of that CD, Walt. So I bought a wind quintet CD on the Koch label by the Houston Chamber Players....
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    I was listening to the Chailly recording last...

    I was listening to the Chailly recording last night. I like it a lot. To my ears it sounds a bit more passionate and romantic than Boulez's cooler...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yIR_pxhJ7A

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yIR_pxhJ7A
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    The official DVD is Live In Montreux.

    The official DVD is Live In Montreux.
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    Sticky: :up

    :up
  18. It's not the Jann Wenner show anymore. The...

    It's not the Jann Wenner show anymore. The publication was sold two years ago.
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    Jessye Norman has died at 74....

    Jessye Norman has died at 74.
    https://apnews.com/b486761f80434b1f8d963c41090ad57d?utm_medium=AP&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter
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    I've been using clear plastic totes with locking...

    I've been using clear plastic totes with locking tops that I buy at Walmart since I ran out of shelf space. Each one holds 60 CDs so they're not too heavy. Just the right depth to stack CDs on end so...
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    ^^^ Nice, Frank! I hadn't heard that version. I...

    ^^^
    Nice, Frank! I hadn't heard that version. I remember that album being fairly popular at the time but I never picked it up.

    Okay, here's one that really knocks me out. 13 minutes of insanely...
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    Some slightly lesser known albums w/ Corea: ...

    Some slightly lesser known albums w/ Corea:

    Amber Skies by David Friesen w/ J Henderson/Paul Motian/Airto/Paul Horn
    Live At Montreux 1981 Corea/Joe Henderson/Gary Peacock/Roy Haynes
    Joe...
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    He had a good string of solo albums from 1976...

    He had a good string of solo albums from 1976 through the early 80s that I've enjoyed for decades. And I thought the music on the first Elektric Band album was incredibly challenging. I'd say Got A...
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    Kimara, your drumming sounds great on See For...

    Kimara, your drumming sounds great on See For Miles. I had to go grab my 1000 Satellites CD so I can play it on my good speakers. Thanks for the cool show!
  25. It was pretty great to experience the entire...

    It was pretty great to experience the entire album in concert. And with Volcano, and Los Endos for the encore!
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlbLQu9MVAs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlbLQu9MVAs
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    Eeps is great. Thankfully Marco sounds like...

    Eeps is great. Thankfully Marco sounds like himself, and not "normal" prog. I mostly have his early albums. I like Comfortably Homeless, and Contraire de la Chanson.
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    Thanks, Kimara! Ah, the good Reverand J. Vernon...

    Thanks, Kimara! Ah, the good Reverand J. Vernon McGee. My mother listens to him on a little transistor radio, lol!

    Mensa Mosaic sounds very cool. Great piece!
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    Not much these days. Once in a while I'll listen...

    Not much these days. Once in a while I'll listen to Folk Singer by Muddy Waters, or the Bobby Blue Bland Anthology. Or some Robben Ford. That's about it.
  30. I didn't laugh out loud because I thought it was...

    I didn't laugh out loud because I thought it was funny. It was more of an inner smile at the absurdity of the human dilemma. But it kind of fits in with the never ending quest to re-purchase music in...
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    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/...

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/97/The_Jazz_Experiments_of_Charlie_Mingus.jpg/220px-The_Jazz_Experiments_of_Charlie_Mingus.jpg

    Picked up this one yesterday. A mono recording with...
  32. "It is easier to imagine the end of the world...

    "It is easier to imagine the end of the world than to imagine the end of capitalism." I read this in a magazine yesterday and it gave me a chuckle.
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    He has a point. But if Burns produced a gritty,...

    He has a point. But if Burns produced a gritty, hard hitting documentary it wouldn't get aired on PBS. And some country fans might be burning copies in a barrel like Dixie Chicks records.
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    Thanks, John! I just saw the show last week in...

    Thanks, John! I just saw the show last week in Ithaca. It was a fantastic experience. One of the most exciting concerts I've attended in recent years.
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    It's American music and it's history, so I'll...

    It's American music and it's history, so I'll watch it as well. I knew you were kidding because nobody knows these acoustic string musicians and bluegrass players. I would say Alison Krauss is the...
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    I could care less about labels. And I don't...

    I could care less about labels. And I don't listen to mainstream country. I just gravitate towards certain artists whose playing and writing resonates with me whether it's O'Brien, Tony Rice, Sam...
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    She's a great talent, no doubt. And I love her...

    She's a great talent, no doubt. And I love her quest spots on Jerry's albums. As well as the Irish vocalist Maura O'Connell. And Tim O'Brien too. I love his stuff.
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    For Douglas I'd recommend Slide Rule, Restless On...

    For Douglas I'd recommend Slide Rule, Restless On The Farm, Lookout For Hope, and The Best Kept Secret. The last one features some fine guest performances from Alison, Derek Trucks, and John Fogerty.
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    I have a bunch of solo albums by Alison's dobro...

    I have a bunch of solo albums by Alison's dobro player, Jerry Douglas. That cat can play anything, and for me it's more fun to listen to than Alison's melancholic style.
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    Stuart, Ricky Skaggs, and Vince Gill all started...

    Stuart, Ricky Skaggs, and Vince Gill all started out making bluegrass records. I don't know how much of this element will be covered in this series? Probably not much. But it would be a shame if they...
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    I missed parts 1&2, which I'll try to see...

    I missed parts 1&2, which I'll try to see somewhere. I caught episodes 3&4 on PBS. I thought it was well produced and interesting. The Hank Williams story was really sad. Some great commentary from...
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    Thanks, John! I recovered in time to make the...

    Thanks, John! I recovered in time to make the Steve Hackett show on Friday. It was a great night, so I'm satisfied.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PD1mwlFNzpo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PD1mwlFNzpo
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    I caught Minkoff with Dweezil in April 2018. I...

    I caught Minkoff with Dweezil in April 2018. I enjoyed his performance. He seemed very relaxed and confident. A great addition to the band. I'm sorry I missed the show here last Thursday night. A...
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    Volunteer State w/ Satch sounds really good....

    Volunteer State w/ Satch sounds really good. Bryan uploaded a beautiful video for that one.
  46. I jus bought a used copy of the 2 CD set. I've...

    I jus bought a used copy of the 2 CD set. I've been watching the DVD on YT and digging it.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwgVrOpOy_w&list=P...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwgVrOpOy_w&list=PL_8k3g7arS3ihsl9UMYwu5Hdi5J0hkKGW

    ...and Trilok Gurtu Poland 2006
  48. Nice conversation. I hope you can do a part 2. So...

    Nice conversation. I hope you can do a part 2. So much music on ECM I've yet to discover.
  49. ^^^ I bought that one back then when it was...

    ^^^
    I bought that one back then when it was first released. The follow up album J Mood is a another good one. I lost track after that. There was so much other great stuff going on at the time.
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    Marco sounded better playing found objects with...

    Marco sounded better playing found objects with his fingers than all of those other guys behind their kits.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTWvCeKeCs4 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTWvCeKeCs4


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkpAtljbEFc&list=OLAK5uy_k-nHGw_TXn0GmuBMmGL5y0IWBLs2HCOuI

    From two CDs on the Kairos label I picked up this week.
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    In some attractive packaging that pays tribute to...

    In some attractive packaging that pays tribute to FZ's legacy. This new Halloween thing is the ugliest pile of dung they've come up with so far. FZ once said in an interview, I don't want to be in...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDVMtnaB28E

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDVMtnaB28E
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    I picked up British Tour '75 from Wayside a...

    I picked up British Tour '75 from Wayside a couple weeks ago. I'm really enjoying it. I don't have an aversion to drum solos so I love the 10 minute John Marshall piece on this CD. Overall a great...
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    I bought my wife a Yamaha steel string. I have a...

    I bought my wife a Yamaha steel string. I have a nice Alvarez DY74, and a Garcia classical guitar. But I'd have to buy a new one with lower action.
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    And it's nice to hear something different played...

    And it's nice to hear something different played on classical guitar. I was playing as a teenager studying out of the Aaron Shearer, and Carcassi Method books. I should have kept at it.
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    Luigi Nono: Como una ola de fuerza y luz, for...

    Luigi Nono: Como una ola de fuerza y luz, for Soprano, Piano, Orchestra & Magnetic Tape 1971-72 ...sofferte onde serene... For Piano & Magnetic Tape 1976 Contrapunto dialettico alla mente, for...
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    Kevin Ayers - The Harvest Years 1969-1974

    Kevin Ayers - The Harvest Years 1969-1974
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    Lots of Kevin Ayers lately. Particularly Shooting...

    Lots of Kevin Ayers lately. Particularly Shooting At The Moon.
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    To my ears he was just beginning to hit his...

    To my ears he was just beginning to hit his stride and develop his sound with SM. He only got better after that.
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