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#139847 - 01/02/04 06:43 PM Favorite Music?
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OK, what sort of music do you like?.
Now and in the past?.
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#139848 - 01/03/04 01:08 AM Re: Favorite Music?
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I love popular music of the 1950s/early 60s era, be it rock'n'roll, ballads, rockabilly, or whatever.

My other main favorite is country (the older style -- I'm not so keen on what sometimes passes for country today).

I guess I have quite wide-ranging tastes and can listen to anything from Gilbert & Sullivan to Bill Haley, depending upon my mood at the time.

I can't stand modern pop. Horrible racket with no melody or tune.
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#139849 - 01/03/04 04:15 AM Re: Favorite Music?
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Hey Paul,
When talking of the 60's, do you mean the Rolling Stones and the Who?.
I must say that I am a great fan of the Who and also Led Zeppelin, there is just no music around these days, that even compares on a scale like these earlier bands, back when bands were bands!.
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#139850 - 01/03/04 08:26 AM Re: Favorite Music?
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Trumpy, you're giving your age away
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#139851 - 01/03/04 07:15 PM Re: Favorite Music?
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Occasionally, there are a few non-homogenized playlists out there [Who/Johnny Cash/John Lee Hooker/Gillian Welch] www.kpig.com/library/
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#139852 - 01/04/04 08:48 PM Re: Favorite Music?
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Russell,
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Trumpy, you're giving your age away

I'm 31, I grew up with Classic Rock Radio, mate.
I've never liked Pop music and I really hate the tripe that's played on most radio stations these days, it all sounds pretty much the same.
It's got to have real instruments, or I don't bother listening to it.
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#139853 - 01/06/04 02:00 AM Re: Favorite Music?
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Yes, I can listen to the Rolling Stones sometimes, although I wouldn't class them as one of my favorite bands. I prefer the slightly earlier era: Chuck Berry, Guy Mitchell, Little Richard, Brenda Lee, etc.

Into the later 60s and early 1970s I tend to get much more selective.

I have to agree with Trumpy on the modern pop that pollutes the airwaves today: Absolute garbage that all sounds the same.
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#139854 - 01/06/04 04:24 PM Re: Favorite Music?
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I've been listening to the oldies because (don't laugh) it calms me down...
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#139855 - 01/07/04 01:43 AM Re: Favorite Music?
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Paul,
I personally like Chuck Berry andLittle Richard.
Sparky,
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I've been listening to the oldies because (don't laugh) it calms me down...

Who's laughin' mate?, I know how ya feel!!.
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#139856 - 01/07/04 01:50 AM Re: Favorite Music?
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I'm with you guys!

Just hearing some of that modern junk from a passing car sets me on edge. Sitting down quietly at home with my oldies certainly helps me to relax.
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