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stumbled upon this and it made me smile - hope it does for you as well..............

 

 

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Found this to... nice ....smile ... bass player pretty good (LOL)

 

 

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This band is the epitome of what I wish I'd been able to do as a band growing up - I'm still striving for it 50 years later and won't give it up - it is what gives energy and blood to my life

 

 

 

 

 

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Wow, so much great music and videos just in the last couple pages alone!

 

On 11/20/2020 at 5:18 PM, Teri Anne said:

I always enjoyed playing that at sound checks  The sound guy and some of the people in the clubs didn't know what to expect at show time.

 

That's awesome, I love that! :)

 

A metal band named Accept...that sounds very familiar to me. Can't quite place it, but I'm certain I've listed to some of their stuff before. I love it when artists cross genre lines as big as that. Pat Boone of all people once did a whole album of heavy metal covers, "In a Metal Mood", but in his own style. Several of them in particular were really good!

 

 

 

 

@Abi I've always loved that Bruce Hornsby song, but it's been so long I'd managed to forget about it. Very glad you posted it, the sound of it takes me straight back to my childhood (a good time).

 

@Shay I'm familiar with that Brubeck song, too. A genuine classic, without a doubt. Those Sting/Shaggy videos are priceless, too, I didn't know about them, thanks for sharing.

 

And thanks also for the info about Paul Carrack! It's the first I've heard that name, and while a couple of those those songs are new to me ("I Think It's Gonna Last" and "Over My Shoulder") I've always been a fan of those other songs. I had no idea there was any connection! "The Living Years" and "Don't Shed a Tear" in particular are also songs that take me right back to being a kid (And, of course the Def Leppard one @gina-nicole-t posted does too :) I always loved the sheer, raw power in any good metal song or power ballad.)  

 

@Susan RThat orchestrated Smooth Criminal cover blew me away!

 

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This is an ear worm that won't go away - I love the riff, I love his voice..............

 

 

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Such an underrated artist.......... hits with Ace, Squeeze, Mike & The Mechanics and as a solo.......... what a great writer - also has had 2 songs he wrote covered by the Eagles............ not often you hear a whistle solo......

 

 

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Really feeling this today. No idea why.

 

 

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I have taken to listening to music before I sleep for the last few days, something I haven't done in many years, but I have rediscovered one of my absolute favourite pieces of classical music to relax to. The 1st movement of Moonlight Sonata (No 14)

 

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17 hours ago, DeeDee said:

I have taken to listening to music before I sleep for the last few days, something I haven't done in many years,

I remember falling hard for classical music when I was 30.  It was a time of stress and I needed a break.  Its remained a part of my life ever since.  This is a wonderful piece of music @DeeDee

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@Jani it was something my grandad got me listening to when I was 10 or 12, he gave me a tape with lots of classical music set to a drum beat and while it is not my go to I have loved it ever since. (I also fell in love with Victor Borge and musical comedy because of him.)

 

Today has been more piano, but a little more... Christmassy, it suits 2020. (Although I swear it sneaks into 007 around 01:20 in.)

 

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I got to see Victor Borge live when I was around 13 years old and not only was he a very good piano player he was funny as well.

My Dad was always into classical music so I always heard it growing up and my Mom played the piano very well so she had me take piano lessons.

I never cared for piano but my parents said well you need to learn an instrument so  at that time the Beatles were the big thing so I picked guitar and still play it all these years later.

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