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Postby qoquaq on Fri Aug 31, 2007 3:58 pm

I notice that theirs not a specific thread for music so I'll ask my question here..I am a devotee of YES (classic line-up) anyone else,otherwise,from the seventies who's your favorite?

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Postby Calena on Fri Aug 31, 2007 4:41 pm

Ambrose Biercedefines the verb "to pray": "to ask that the laws of the universe be anulled in behalf of a single petitioner, confessedly unworthy"
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Postby Rainswept on Sat Sep 01, 2007 8:32 am

I've had out Alanis' acoustic remake of the entire Jagged Little Pill album, which is great.

This week has also had me listening to Rise Against, Flyleaf, and Disturbed.
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Postby Calena on Sat Sep 01, 2007 11:28 am

On the mp3-CD I'm playing in my car right now are albums of Bon Jovi, Weird Al, german Punk Bands "Die Toten Hosen" and "Die Ärtzte, who no one here will know, Elvis, Velvet Revolver and a so called "various" folder with songs from Nelly Furtado, Manowar, Pink, AC/DC, Joan Jett, Rolling Stones and many more. I also got the "Ballad of Serenity" and "Faith of the Heart" (Enterprise) on it.
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Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Sat Sep 01, 2007 11:34 am

I require music to fall asleep in a reasonable amount of time, so I have Dido's White Flag living in my bedside CD player.
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Postby black bart on Mon Sep 03, 2007 6:12 am

Yeah...that would send Mount Etna to sleep!
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Postby qoquaq on Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:11 pm

Hi everyone,
Thanks for your posts,but I was particularly interested in music you like from the '70's..

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Postby RandomSam on Mon Sep 03, 2007 4:25 pm

Abbey Road is surely the best album of all time. Dark Side of the Moon and Love over Gold are also in my top 5.

The rest is before my time, but my dad has a huge amount (leonard cohen, steeleye span, sky, curved air etc) that I used to listen to, before I moved out.
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Postby Rapscallion on Mon Sep 03, 2007 4:56 pm

qoquaq wrote:Hi everyone,
Thanks for your posts,but I was particularly interested in music you like from the '70's..

Robin


I am also a big Yes fan along with a lot of progressive rock and jazz/rock from the 70's

Genesis (with Peter Gabriel)
King Crimson
Gentle Giant
Steely Dan
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Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Mon Sep 03, 2007 5:00 pm

I wasn't around for most of the 70s. And I don't date my music. I just listen to whatever appeals to me. I'm lucky to remember who sings something, much less when they sang it.

But I do have Queen's Greatest Hits, 3 disc set. Were they 70s?
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Postby ken worley on Mon Sep 03, 2007 8:18 pm

Ahhh...Jazz-based rock of the '70's.

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Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Mon Sep 03, 2007 8:24 pm

Just so everyone knows, there are only two gramatically correct ways to write Seventies with numerals.

'70s (apostrophe, seven, zero, ess -- specifically an abbreviation for "1970s" -- notice that there is no apostrophe between the zero and the ess)

70s (seven, zero, ess -- specifically the numerical abreviation for "Seventies" -- again, no apostrophe between the zero and the ess)
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Led Zep

Postby qoquaq on Thu Sep 06, 2007 2:35 pm

Have you heard the news, Led Zeppelin to reform! How cool is that!
I missed out seeing them in 1970 at the Bath Festival (though I could hear them from where I lived) so it would be great to see a Vintage Led Zep (literally)

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Postby St John the Blasphemist on Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:27 pm

Sly & the Family Stone have reformed too. & they've toured the US, Europe, but not Australia!!! Bugger it!!

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