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Hi All,

 

A little Claypool Lennon to finish the day

 

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Hi All

 

ELO, Out Of The Blue, an excellent collection of music and lyrics.

 

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JJ

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Something easy listening from a French conductor 

 

Artist - Paul Mauriat 

Title - Greatest Hits

 

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Hi All,

58 minutes ago, Full Range said:

Something easy listening from a French conductor 

 

Artist - Paul Mauriat 

Title - Greatest Hits

 

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Now there's someone I cannot remember listening to for 40+ years 👍👍

 

Currently spinning In the Fishtank 7 by Low and Dirty Three

 

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JJ

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Hi All,

 

Fleet Foxes, self titled album from about a decade ago

 

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JJ

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Here is another easy listening LP my the same artist 

Great memories from these tunes 

 

Artist - Paul Mauriat 

Title - Blooming Hits 

 

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Heading towards the weekend 🥰

Prince - Purple Rain  - 1984 US Edition 🎶

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11 hours ago, Full Range said:

Something easy listening from a French conductor 

 

Artist - Paul Mauriat 

Title - Greatest Hits

 

1-E73-AA00-A55-C-497-C-A979-D4879-BBBE6-

 

That looks like a cool album, perfect summer vibes

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On 20/11/2019 at 3:36 PM, Janjuc said:

Hi All,

 

Joni Mitchell, Love Has Many Faces from a few years ago, LP 1

 

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Track List:

Act 1: Birth Of Rock 'N' Roll Days
A1    In France They Kiss On Main Street    
A2    Ray's Dad's Cadillac    
A3    You Turn Me On I'm A Radio    
A4    Harlem In Havana    
A5    Car On A Hill    
B1    Dancin' Clown    
B2    River    
B3    Chinese Cafe / Unchained Melody    
B4    Harry's House / Centerpiece

 

JJ

I try so many time to get into Joni - I just can't -  but I respect her so much, maybe she will click with me one day - I keep trying.

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Morning All,

 

Harold Budd, The White Arcades, ambient / electronic at its best

 

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10 hours ago, April Snow said:

I try so many time to get into Joni - I just can't -  but I respect her so much, maybe she will click with me one day - I keep trying.

I suppose it a generational thing, the music you listened to in your teens and twenties :thumb:

 

JJ

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Hi All,

 

Changing to a prolific, local Melbourne band, King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard - Murder Of The Universe

 

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JJ

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Clarinet is my favoured instrument for jazz as it exudes more feeling from the breath 

 

This album is just a delightful listen 

 

Artist - Various ( Golden Hour )

Acker Bilk, Sandy Brown, Tony Coe, Wally Fawkes, Terry Lightfoot, Archie Semple, Monty Sunshine 

 

Title - Clarinet Jazz Greats 

 

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Hi All,

 

Keith Emerson with The Nice

 

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From: https://www.allmusic.com/album/keith-emerson-with-the-nice-mw0000650564

 

A double LP combining the contents of two separate LPs (Five Bridges, Elegy), is strange. "Five Bridges" was a suite mixing rock trio and orchestra, in the same form though more ambitious (and successful) than their earlier "Ars Longa Vita Brevis." But their record label, Immediate Records, went bankrupt in late 1969, and the trio was left without a recording contract and owed a lot of money. In the meantime, Keith Emerson had been making plans to leave the trio and form a new group that would, among other differences, be stronger in the vocal department, but until the spring of 1970 he was still playing with the Nice. Amidst this chaos, the group's manager, Tony Stratton-Smith, had kept possession of about three LPs' worth of unreleased tapes by the band, keeping them out of the hands of Immediate and away from that company's creditors (of which the group was one). After Emerson's departure, he released the first of the group's posthumous albums, Five Bridges, which had been recorded late in 1969 -- Emerson wasn't happy to see the not quite finished project (as far as he was concerned) out and there were lawsuits, but the album came out, on Mercury Records in America and on Stratton-Smith's own newly formed Charisma label in England, and it did well -- enough so that Stratton-Smith was back a few months later with Elegy, a collection of live performances from the Fillmore East augmented with some late studio tracks. Mercury later cashed in on Emerson, Lake & Palmer's sudden rise to superstardom by combining the two as the budget-priced double-LP Keith Emerson With the Nice, packaged rather misleadingly with a photo of Emerson on-stage from a performance with ELP.

 

JJ

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6 minutes ago, Janjuc said:

Keith Emerson with The Nice


I have that album 

Think it was released by a manager or ex manager well after he left the Nice 

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Hi @Full Range

11 minutes ago, Full Range said:


I have that album 

Think it was released by a manager or ex manager well after he left the Nice 

Yes, the record company that recorded them went broke and the manager was able to keep the tapes, he held onto them and released them as a Double LP when Emerson, Lake and Palmer went big.

 

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Hi All,

 

Prince, Emancipation Box Set, released a few months ago, currently playing LP 3

 

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Track List:

 

LP 3
1. Sex In the Summer
2. One Kiss at a Time
3. Soul Sanctuary
4. Emale
5. Curious Child
6. Dreamin' About U

 

JJ

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Just got this pressing of The Flaming Lips from Vinyl Me, Please. So much of their best work! 

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On 17/11/2019 at 6:00 PM, Juzbear said:

Cleaned a few records today, so most were from the vaults. Some recent Op shop purchases, along with some I have been meaning to clean for a while.

Toni Childs- Union. Great voice and clean late 80s sound. 

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Oso Oso- Basking in the Glow. A great new album, when I was sick of being limited by what I had just cleaned.

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Joni Mitchell- Court and Spark. A bit of a classic, with that production style that puts her just a bit too close to you.

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Bowie- Ziggy Stardust. Just an Aussie issue, but sh*t it sounds good just cleaned. Such a great album- side two is just packed with even better songs than side one, which is already stellar.

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Bruce Hornsby- the way it is. Great piano based smooth rock.

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When I first heard Toni Child's "Union" I was really struck by it's great quality (perhaps it was the African feel) but sadly I didn't find her following albums nearly as absorbing, although I tried. Understand that she has lived in Byron Bay since 2012 - anyone know if she still does live performances?

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1 hour ago, Janjuc said:

Hi All,

 

Prince, Emancipation Box Set, released a few months ago, currently playing LP 3

 

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Track List:

 

LP 3
1. Sex In the Summer
2. One Kiss at a Time
3. Soul Sanctuary
4. Emale
5. Curious Child
6. Dreamin' About U

 

JJ

This is on my Wish List too 🙂

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On 21/11/2019 at 11:27 PM, April Snow said:

I try so many time to get into Joni - I just can't -  but I respect her so much, maybe she will click with me one day - I keep trying.

I'm certain that my issue with Joni's music is that my boss at work made fun of me because I "mondegreened" the lyrics to one of her best-known songs, aloud.

 

I blame ignorance and naivete... and the same on my part. Maybe my parents only had a poor quality AM radio when I was young. Yeah, that'll do it.

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On 22/11/2019 at 11:16 AM, Janjuc said:

Hi All,

 

Changing to a prolific, local Melbourne band, King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard - Murder Of The Universe

 

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JJ

G'day JJ,

 

Is that one of the coloured LPs from the Gizz? Most of mine are psy-coloured.

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This time an album from a troubled jazz pianist 

You can search & read his bio if you like in your own time 

 

Artist - Joe Albany 

Title - The Legendary Joe Albany 

 

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Thorens is back on duties, my next project will be to get a new tonearm so I can put the Ortofon black on it.

listening to Mr Seger 

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Just spinning a sound comparison between my much played 1973 Vertigo swirl pressing (6366101) of 'Sabbath Bloody Sabbath' and the 2016 'remastered' (RR1 2695) Warner Bros. issue.

 

What a joke.  The Warner Bros sound is flat and lacking dynamics and punch.  The cover art is also filtered and flat.  Even with all it's crackles and pops my 46 year pressing destroys the remaster in every way.  

 

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