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Posted: Mar 11, 2020 - 5:31pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


Song: Dangerous Fun
Artist: Jesse Winchester
 




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Posted: Mar 11, 2020 - 2:21pm

 sfyi2001 wrote:
               
 

Song: Dangerous Fun
Artist: Jesse Winchester
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Posted: Mar 3, 2020 - 12:19pm

Posted 8 months ago by Decoy:
 
Decoy wrote:5->4 I remember the last time this played....not all that awful...but I could go awhile before I hear it again.


Decoy wrote:

4->3 Wasn't quite long enough...


Decoy wrote:

My oh my, this last year has flown by.


Decoy wrote:
OK after 7 years back up to a decent 6. I think hearing it once ever 4 years is my spot.
 
Decoy wrote:
there must have been a dark spot in my life here, as noted above, my perception of this has changed a lot, it's only been 8 months, marked it a 7 now...it's funny how the music never changes, but how we react to it certainly does.
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Posted: Feb 25, 2020 - 2:58pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
Cool comment and I was looking forward to a proto-Zimbra when I googled Dance of Maya (and I did play it at 2x speed too) but it's not what snard says it is.

 
Yeah, but that's the only part that doesn't make sense, right?

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Posted: Feb 25, 2020 - 2:27pm



 haresfur wrote:


 haresfur wrote:
GolfRomeo wrote:
Flashback to 1985: Utah High Desert. 20 geologists, drunk of their collective asses on 3.2 beer, slam dancing in the dark to this album a boom box. The Sierra Club would have frowned, but screw them.

Song: I Zimbra
Artist: Talking Heads
Album: Fear Of MusicReleased: 1987
 

and:



greensnard1 wrote:

I Zimbra was created around the time fripp and the alien math scale rhythmic discipline thing went public, before this thing crawled into the belew-levin-bruford-fripp crimson - I Zimbra might be the debut of that thing even...perhaps it needed the hive mind of eno/byrne/belew/fripp to rupture itself up. "Larks tonuges" was close, but outside in. This thing breathes inside out, like a cool ivory jacket with it's warm blue veins on the outside. Check out the much earlier "Dance of Maya" ( preferably about 3 times faster for cross-examination ) by Mahavishnu Orchestra ( CGTw/levin&masteleto also bow to it beautifly ) - this is wherethe thing first clawed thru the blood-brain barrier, stretched it's scaly head thru our lovely scabs, sniffed about and decided to come back when we were ready... ( oh yes, the lyrics might be in it's alien language which has no earthly interpretation we humans can bear to comprehend (? ) I Zimbra could be the name of this language, or the Thing's name ( "I Zimbra, you Jane" ) or the coming invasion's name...what do you think?


 
Cool comment and I was looking forward to a proto-Zimbra when I googled Dance of Maya (and I did play it at 2x speed too) but it's not what snard says it is.



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Posted: Feb 25, 2020 - 1:54pm



 haresfur wrote:
GolfRomeo wrote:
Flashback to 1985: Utah High Desert. 20 geologists, drunk of their collective asses on 3.2 beer, slam dancing in the dark to this album a boom box. The Sierra Club would have frowned, but screw them.

Song: I Zimbra
Artist: Talking Heads
Album: Fear Of MusicReleased: 1987
 

and:



greensnard1 wrote:

I Zimbra was created around the time fripp and the alien math scale rhythmic discipline thing went public, before this thing crawled into the belew-levin-bruford-fripp crimson - I Zimbra might be the debut of that thing even...perhaps it needed the hive mind of eno/byrne/belew/fripp to rupture itself up. "Larks tonuges" was close, but outside in. This thing breathes inside out, like a cool ivory jacket with it's warm blue veins on the outside. Check out the much earlier "Dance of Maya" ( preferably about 3 times faster for cross-examination ) by Mahavishnu Orchestra ( CGTw/levin&masteleto also bow to it beautifly ) - this is wherethe thing first clawed thru the blood-brain barrier, stretched it's scaly head thru our lovely scabs, sniffed about and decided to come back when we were ready... ( oh yes, the lyrics might be in it's alien language which has no earthly interpretation we humans can bear to comprehend (? ) I Zimbra could be the name of this language, or the Thing's name ( "I Zimbra, you Jane" ) or the coming invasion's name...what do you think?


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Posted: Feb 25, 2020 - 1:51pm

GolfRomeo wrote:
Flashback to 1985: Utah High Desert. 20 geologists, drunk of their collective asses on 3.2 beer, slam dancing in the dark to this album a boom box. The Sierra Club would have frowned, but screw them.

Song: I Zimbra
Artist: Talking Heads
Album: Fear Of MusicReleased: 1987
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Posted: Feb 14, 2020 - 8:42am

The grammar discussion on the BoDeans song is a never-ending source of amusement.

 dwhayslett wrote:

Um, that's only a 'fix' if you don't mind changing the meaning of the lyrics, however subtly.  In that case, you could substitute anything that satisfies a desire for grammatical purity.  "Don't pass my bee."  "Here in the sea."  "Geese in a v."  "Free free free free."

The lyrics are just fine as they are, IMO.
 




But this comment about the song itself is pretty awesome.


 izycrzy wrote:
This song means a lot to me.

I met an Aussie girl in Tahoe when we were both working at a ski resort. When she went home I drove her down to SFO to catch her flight home. KFOG played this song when I was pulling out of the parking garage. I just lost it. We really liked each other and I didn't think I'd ever see her again - she was on a plane to Sydney and I was 23 years-old. What were the chances? This song just totally captured how I felt about her - it struck every nerve.

We've been married now for 10 years and have a little girl. 
 
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Posted: Dec 5, 2019 - 6:23am



 haresfur wrote:

My secret shame, I like Enya, although in my defense, I mostly listen to her when I'm asleep.
 

There is no shame in that. 
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Posted: Dec 4, 2019 - 7:44am

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I'm 16 years old, it's 1982. I'm working the midnight shift at Shell Gas in North Vancouver. The quirky guy on shift before me leaves a tape in the grubby player. Tells me I'm welcome to listen. I press play and hear the Nebraska album all in one go. Just me and the urban nightscape.... I felt like I'd been hit by a ghost by the time I'd listened to both sides. I give this song a 10 when it's played in the context of the entire album.
 

Song: Reason to Believe
Artist: Bruce Springsteen
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Posted: Nov 21, 2019 - 8:30pm



 haresfur wrote:


My secret shame, I like Enya, although in my defense, I mostly listen to her when I'm asleep.
 

Yeah, she snores.
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Posted: Nov 21, 2019 - 5:13pm

Steely_D wrote:

I can appreciate all the work that goes into making a song sound like this, but as Eno said about contemporary New Age: "not enough malice."
Song: Orinoco Flow
Artist: Enya
Album: Watermark
Released: 1989


My secret shame, I like Enya, although in my defense, I mostly listen to her when I'm asleep.
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Posted: Nov 21, 2019 - 5:08pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


Song: All Down The LineArtist: The Rolling StonesAlbum: Exile On Main Street
 


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Posted: Nov 6, 2019 - 12:23pm

 lily34 wrote:
i'm pretty sure the cover band, Fazed Cookies, did this at the Green Lantern last friday night...where i did a memorable, albeit bad and obnoxious, mick jagger imitation all night long. i blame the Jamesons.

that poor band. i ruined their show.
 

 Misterfixit wrote:

Did NOT ruin the show ... I just checked the surveillance tapes and you were really great!  I've got a copy of the topless portion which is pretty funny too.  Ahhhhh ... so long ago!


 

Song: All Down The LineArtist: The Rolling StonesAlbum: Exile On Main Street
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Posted: Nov 1, 2019 - 1:31pm

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Sounds like something you hear when buying some new pants.
 

Song: Where Love Goes
Artist: Mickey Hart
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Posted: Oct 28, 2019 - 8:59am

On this song that sounds like Lambchop...


 lmic wrote:
Bowie clone.
 

 DJ_BellsEye wrote:
Guy's voice is a cross between Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals) and Spandau Ballet... with a dash of Cousteau thrown in...


 

 Stephenater wrote:

First time I've noticed this song.  Reminds me of Nick Cave for some reason...
 

 ploba wrote:
I always think this is the national at first  - nice song
 

 1wolfy wrote:
like this..has a hint of Boz Scaggs sound
 

 Skydog wrote:
i keep thinking that this is Madrugada during the intro, 
like 'em both 
 

 danoodles wrote:
Thought this was Nick Cave at first.
 

 user4176 wrote:
Kinda sounds like Roxy Music / Avalon.
 

 LizK wrote:
Very Neville Bros.  I hate the Neville Bros.
 

 1wolfy wrote:
I like this mellow mood music..He sounds like Boz Scaggs.
 

 Alexandra wrote:
So many comparisons to other artists below! I was thinking a slight shade of Zevon, myself.
 

 martymoose15 wrote:
I hear the singer from Future Islands !!!
 



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Posted: Oct 23, 2019 - 8:25am


Song: Dead End StreetArtist: The KinksAlbum: Face To Face
read after bill says something about the kinks being on the edge of rock & roll.
Posted 5 months ago by Spuck:
Any new music is created on the back of that which came before. To say old
music is no good for whatever reason misses the point. When I was young,
I had no idea what people saw in Elvis. Not until I was in my 20s did I
"get it". I still don't get Sinatra. Oh, well. I know better than to
say that he sucks just because I don't get him.

The older I get,
the more I can appreciate history and all the influences that have
brought us to today. I don't get a lot of things but I know all it would
take is the correct time, place, people, whatever, to understand and
appreciate.

If you want to only hear what fits in your narrow
view, you should be listening elsewhere. The greatest thing about Radio
Paradise is that you get more than just what you think you want. Bill is
here to broaden your mind, whether you think you like it or not. There
are all kinds of places to hear only what you like and what you know.
Those places are a dime a dozen (to use an old, old phrase). This place
is special. Don't ruin it for those of us who appreciate.

Radio Paradise is a very rare gem.
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Posted: Sep 30, 2019 - 5:52pm

Posted 1 month ago by Steely_D:

     fishy1 wrote:

          sountrack of my father's car at one time?

Son?

Song: Fly Like an Eagle
Artist: Steve Miller Band
Album: Fly Like An Eagle
Released: 1976
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Posted: Sep 25, 2019 - 8:51am



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
From 10 years ago so it might be a repeat:
================================


Zocket wrote:

Holiday Inn cocktail lounge on a lonely Tuesday.

peter_james_bond wrote:

And in walks the most beautiful dame I ever saw......

AvoidingWork wrote:

Wearing a red dress where the back was down to there and the slit was up to here...

jagdriver wrote:

And all I had was half a leftover salami sandwich with banana peppers....

peter_james_bond wrote:She looked at me the way a cat looks at a mouse...



Bruce Lash Psycho Killer



 

I didn't think that song had been played here in a long time.  It was funny (and kind of pathetic) how outraged some posters were by Bill playing Bruce Lash tunes - some of the comments were furious.  Oddly, that song played a little while ago on SOMA-FM Secret Agent.
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Posted: Sep 24, 2019 - 3:39pm

From 10 years ago so it might be a repeat:
================================


Zocket wrote:

Holiday Inn cocktail lounge on a lonely Tuesday.

peter_james_bond wrote:

And in walks the most beautiful dame I ever saw......

AvoidingWork wrote:

Wearing a red dress where the back was down to there and the slit was up to here...

jagdriver wrote:

And all I had was half a leftover salami sandwich with banana peppers....

peter_james_bond wrote:She looked at me the way a cat looks at a mouse. Then she sashayed over to the bar stool next to mine and sat down. “I’ve been looking for you”, she purred. I tried to be cool, but inside my ticker was beating like a jungle drum ….a jungle drum pounding out a warning that I was ignoring. “Lucky me …to what do I owe this pleasure?” Then I noticed her eyes were on my salami(sandwich that is). “Hungry?” I inquired. “Ravenous”, she said, “I didn’t have breakfast this morning.” I offered her my salami sandwich, wishing it was bigger. “Thanks” she said, and added, “I’m parched too”, and she winked. “Bartender, the lady wants a …what will you have?” “Boilermaker”, she chimed in. “Boilermaker?...not exactly what I was expecting”, I said. “That’s not what most ladies drink”. She leaned over and whispered into my ear, “I’m not like most ladies.” I nearly fell off the stool. "How..how can I help you?" I stammered. "Rumor has it that you listen to a certain internet radio station with a heavenly vibe" she said. "Oh, you mean Radio Paradise."I blurted out. "Yes, that's it!" she exclaimed. "How might I tune into that frequency?" she asked. "Well, why don't we go to my place and I'll show you the ropes?" I prayed she would say yes. "OK" she said, "As long as we can also listen to Radio Paradise." My jaw nearly hit the floor, in my head, I said "Thank you Radio Paradise" over and over and over as we left the bar.



Bruce Lash Psycho Killer



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