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Honkey Chateau is one of the best albums ever.

Masterpiece. It’s cliche, but Honkey Cat is a jam.

Two favs from Sir Elton for me (neither on aforementioned album):
Levon and


ETA: one more. And I ain’t telling you nothing you don’t know, but Songs From The West Coast is probably the most underrated Elton album. And to bring it full circle, it was inspired by Ryan Adams second album (Gold).

For the eta
well, guess its gonna be another Elton John kinda day. thanks for the reply.
 
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Yo - mgarbowski mgarbowski

The definitive statement on why I’m team Bryan over Coug.


And it’s not at all definitive, I know.

And one of a million bazillion reasons no one should ever include the boss in any sort of comparison of anyone. The Boss is closer to
Elvis than he is to Bryan. And closer to Jehovah than he is Coug.


ETA: your band Lake Street Drive apparently does the theme song for my fave show (feed Phil). Only learned that recently. Not relevant to anything except it makes me like them more because I irrationally (to everyone else) love Phil Rosenthal.
 
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Who the fuck watched this and said “yeah, I got Petty and Prince in the death pool”?

No one. That’s who.

 

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And one of a million bazillion reasons no one should ever include the boss in any sort of comparison of anyone. The Boss is closer to
Elvis than he is to Bryan. And closer to Jehovah than he is Coug.
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Though Bruce clearly is better than Buffett, I voted with the majority, because Parrotheads just want to have fun and don't take it too seriously. Springsteen fans do things like expound for 20 minutes about why Bruce on Broadway is the same as having a chance to meet and listen to Mark Twain live, and insistently demand why everyone (but mostly me) does not realize that.
 
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Though Bruce clearly is better than Buffett, I voted with the majority, because Parrotheads just want to have fun and don't take it too seriously. Springsteen fans do things like expound for 20 minutes about why Bruce on Broadway is the same as having a chance to listen to meet Mark Twain live, and insistently demand why everyone (but mostly me) does not realize that.
Buffet is a damn idiot. He grew up like 40 miles from where I did. He’s terrible. I love him.
 

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Also it turns out Ryan Adams is really good, so the whole Ryan, Bryan, Taylor Swift confusion incident worked out for me. And when I posted it on Facebook one of my friends confessed he confused Brandi Carlile with Belinda Carlisle and now I wonder if alt-country really just means you have a name very similar to a 1980s musician.
 
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Buffet is a damn idiot. He grew up like 40 miles from where I did. He’s terrible. I love him.
We went to his restaurant in Universal Orlando a few years ago on a lark. I could not have named 10 Buffett songs before I walked in (and still can't). Every hour they play the volcano song and there's a big volcano on a wall that erupts margarita mix into a giant glass. Every hour on the opposite 30 minutes there is an audience participation performance of Margaritaville. My girls were dragooned into holding up big cardboard salt shakers and yelling "salt, Salt, SALT!" It is a day that lives forever in our family lore.

Let's see Mark Twain do that.
 

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We went to his restaurant in Universal Orlando a few years ago on a lark. I could not have named 10 Buffett songs before I walked in (and still can't). Every hour they play the volcano song and there's a big volcano on a wall that erupts margarita mix into a giant glass. Every hour on the opposite 30 minutes there is an audience participation performance of Margaritaville. My girls were dragooned into holding up big cardboard salt shakers and yelling "salt, Salt, SALT!" It is a day that lives forever in our family lore.

Let's see Mark Twain do that.
A pirate looks at 40 is one of my all time favorites. And not just because I’m #team40
 

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Sonny Terry - Hootin the Blues


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Terry was born in Greensboro, Georgia.[5] His father, a farmer, taught him to play basic blues harp as a youth. He sustained injuries to his eyes and went blind by the time he was 16, which prevented him from doing farm work,[4] and was forced to play music in order to earn a living. Terry played Campdown Races to the plow horses which improved the efficiency of farming in the area. He began playing blues in Shelby, North Carolina. After his father died, he began playing in the trio of Piedmont blues–style guitarist Blind Boy Fuller. When Fuller died in 1941, Terry established a long-standing musical relationship with Brownie McGhee, and they recorded numerous songs together. The duo became well known among white audiences during the folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s. This included collaborations with Styve Homnick, Woody Guthrie and Moses Asch, producing classic recordings for Folkways Records (now Smithsonian/Folkways).

In 1938 Terry was invited to play at Carnegie Hall for the first From Spirituals to Swing concert,[4] and later that year he recorded for the Library of Congress. He recorded his first commercial sides In 1940. Some of his most famous works include "Old Jabo", a song about a man bitten by a snake, and "Lost John", which demonstrates his amazing breath control.

Despite their fame as "pure" folk artists, in the 1940s Terry and McGhee fronted a jump blues combo with honking saxophone and rolling piano, which was variously billed as Brownie McGhee and his Jook House Rockers or Sonny Terry and his Buckshot Five.

Terry was also in the 1947 original cast of the Broadway musical comedy Finian's Rainbow.[6] He also appeared in the film The Color Purple, directed by Steven Spielberg. With McGhee, he appeared in the 1979 Steve Martin comedy The Jerk. Terry collaborated with Ry Cooder on "Walkin' Away Blues". He also performed a cover of Robert Johnson's "Crossroad Blues" for the 1986 film Crossroads.

Terry died of natural causes in Mineola, New York in March 1986, three days before Crossroads was released in theaters.[7] He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in the same year.[4]
 
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Rosetta Tharpe - Didn't it Rain


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Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 – October 9, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and recording artist. She attained popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings, characterized by a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and rhythmic accompaniment that was a precursor of rock and roll. She was the first great recording star of gospel music and among the first gospel musicians to appeal to rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll audiences, later being referred to as "the original soul sister" and "the Godmother of rock and roll".[1][3][4][5][6] She influenced early rock-and-roll musicians, including Little Richard, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis.[7][8][9]

Tharpe was a pioneer in her guitar technique; she was among the first popular recording artists to use heavy distortion on her electric guitar, presaging the rise of electric blues. Her guitar playing technique had a profound influence on the development of British blues in the 1960s; in particular a European tour with Muddy Watersin 1963 with a stop in Manchester is cited by prominent British guitarists such as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Keith Richards.[10]

Willing to cross the line between sacred and secular by performing her music of "light" in the "darkness" of nightclubs and concert halls with big bands behind her, Tharpe pushed spiritual music into the mainstream and helped pioneer the rise of pop-gospel, beginning in 1938 with the recording "Rock Me" and with her 1939 hit "This Train".[11][1] Her unique music left a lasting mark on more conventional gospel artists such as Ira Tucker, Sr., of the Dixie Hummingbirds. While she offended some conservative churchgoers with her forays into the pop world, she never left gospel music.

Tharpe's 1944 release "Down by the Riverside" was selected for the National Recording Registry of the U.S. Library of Congress in 2004, which noted that it "captures her spirited guitar playing and unique vocal style, demonstrating clearly her influence on early rhythm-and-blues performers" and cited her influence on "many gospel, jazz, and rock artists".[12] ("Down by the Riverside" was recorded by Tharpe on December 2, 1948, in New York City, and issued as Decca single 48106.[13]) Her 1945 hit "Strange Things Happening Every Day", recorded in late 1944, featured Tharpe's vocals and electric guitar, with Sammy Price (piano), bass and drums. It was the first gospel record to cross over, hitting no. 2 on the Billboard "race records" chart, the term then used for what later became the R&B chart, in April 1945.[14][15] The recording has been cited as precursor of rock and roll.[8] On December 13, 2017, Tharpe was chosen for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as an Early Influence.
 
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So, one of my favorite bands Dragonforce just accidentally uploaded their entire new album (out 9/27...) onto their youtube channel and everyone is freaking out. I've decided not to listen to any of the songs as I feel that'll take away from the hype of the album and I love that feeling.
This is a maaajoorrr f up lol.
 

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Not a fanboy who adores every track they put out (far from it actually) but this stood the test of time. Karma Police, too. *the music video for Fake Plastic Trees did not stand the test of time, however.

 

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New Avett Bros album dropped. Fuck yeah