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miamizsun

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Posted: Oct 25, 2021 - 4:38am

your future coaster should be hitting your inbox any day now

out of 20 songs my goal is to get a 20% "like" rating (4 enjoyable tunes)

sirdroseph

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Posted: Oct 21, 2021 - 3:40am

 ColdMiser wrote:
* I thought is was the SS Sorrow, like a ship. Pretty Things eh, don't know them much.
* I guessed Fairport Convention for track 8, Fotheringay pretty much the same band.
* First Gear has some good guitar player in their lineup, that guy shreds on this song
* Here I go Again was kinda of a sad song I thought
* Blackfoot Sue knows how the work that Beatles fade at the end of a song, don't know them but this one is pretty close to my favorite on this mix
* Lester Bangs - "Give me The Guess Who. They got the courage to be drunken buffoons, which makes them poetic"
* Dug the spacey guitar work on Evil Woman
* Speaking of Sad Songs, you can't get any sadder that being down to Seeds and Stems Again
* Status Quo - Really good straight forward rocking * I'm familiar with the Spectres song, but this sounded different than I remember. But it's been a REAL long time since it's been in my ears so maybe it's just me.
* Digging the Flute on Love's Immortal Fire...you just don't hear good flute playing in rock anymore. Not like the old days anyway.
* Finally heard my FIRST Captain Beyond song (I see his album on the FB vinyl pages all the time). Good build up to it. Mikey Likes It!
* I could have swore Night Creatures was early Bowie, maybe even back when he was Davey Jones. Surprised!
* Never heard this version of Flying before...kind of like the Faces version better.
* One of These Days - LEGENDARY!
* This Budgie song is kind of all over the place
* KILLER closer with Chicago. They embody this time period in my opinion. Perfect selection to end a great mix!
 
Ok I will go ahead and use this opportunity to disclose the easter egg sub theme.  Starting with that good guitar player in their lineup of First Gear, that would be none other than Jimmy Page.  Then on to In a Broken Dream which obviously was sung by a very young Rod Stewart.  And finally Flying which of course was written by Stewart along with his band mates, but that is a very young Elton John tickling the ivories.  So the theme is future superstars playing with other artist.  Surprised you favor the Faces version, imo Elton's piano takes this tune to another level.   Side note; Night Creatures did not sound like Bowie to me, it is the Van Der Graaf Generator song.  I am still not convinced that is not Bowie on the lead vocals!{#Eek}
ColdMiser

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Posted: Oct 20, 2021 - 10:00am

 sirdroseph wrote:
This mix was initially inspired by the Great songs you don't hear anymore thread.  I tried to assimilate old songs from what I consider to be the golden age of music to broadly encapsulate 66-81, but most are in the true meat of the period around 68-74 or so.  I attempted to choose songs that you have probably heard, but not since they were originally released basically songs you have not heard in over 40-50 years with the notion of transporting to that moment in time much like a Time Capsule.  There are also obvious segues by song topic and even artist names with an additional easter egg sub topic that I am going to let you guys try to guess.  Hint:  there are 4 songs in this category; 3 on the first disc and 1 one the second.  If no one guesses in say a week or so I will spill the beans.   Anyway hope you enjoy your journey to the Golden Age of Music
{#Music}
:
 
 
 
                Time Capsule


1.  Let It All Hang Out................The Hombres

2.  Sunday Morning.....................Margo Guryan

3.  Easy Does It.......................Supertramp

4.  You're Dead........................Norma Tanega

5.  She's Got the Time.................The Afex

6.  Do You Follow Me...................United States of America

7.  SF Sorrow..........................The Pretty Things

8.  Too Much of Nothing................Fotheringay  

9.  Leave My Kitten Alone..............First Gear

10. Here I Go Again....................Country Joe & The Fish  

11. Standing In the Road...............Blackfoot Sue

12. Proper Stranger....................The Guess Who

13. In A Broken Dream..................Python Lee Jackson

14. Pull Away/So Many Times............Dust

15. Evil Woman.........................Dog Feet

16. Seeds and Stems Again..............Commander Cody & The Lost Planet Airmen

17. April, Spring, Summer & Wednesday........Status Quo

18. House With No Door.................Van der Graaf Generator

19. Dirty Sheets.......................Atlee

20. TB Sheets..........................Van Morrison
 
 
 

                           II


1.  Natures Way...........................Spirit

2.  We Aint Got Nothing Yet...............Spectres

3.  Love's Immortal Fire..................Sleepy

4.  Myopic Void...........................Captain Beyond

5.  Bugler................................The Byrds

6.  Night Creatures.......................Be Bop Deluxe
 
7.  I'm On the Run........................Paul Kossoff

8.  So Much Wrong.........................Boones Farm  

9.  Flying................................John Baldry

10. Weather Girl..........................DR Hooker

11. No Time to Lose.......................Tarney Spencer Band

12. I Come Tumblin........................Grand Funk Railroad

13. The Joker.............................Snail

14. One Of These Days.....................Pink Floyd

15. Breadfan..............................Budgie

16. No Expectations.......................Stuffin'

17. Dialogue Pt. 1 & II...................Chicago

 


It's crazy to think that this time capsule is from 50 plus years ago. Makes me feel old (and I'm probably the youngun in the group!). I've taken a trip in your time capsule twice now so I'm ready to take a look see on who was performing some of these lost (and not so lost) gems you have put in there.

* Coming back from a nice Vermont fall vacation the Supertramp song went down real easy and kept me in my good Vaca mood a few days longer
* I thought is was the SS Sorrow, like a ship. Pretty Things eh, don't know them much.
* I guessed Fairport Convention for track 8, Fotheringay pretty much the same band.
* First Gear has some good guitar player in their lineup, that guy shreds on this song
* Here I go Again was kinda of a sad song I thought
* Blackfoot Sue knows how the work that Beatles fade at the end of a song, don't know them but this one is pretty close to my favorite on this mix
* Lester Bangs - "Give me The Guess Who. They got the courage to be drunken buffoons, which makes them poetic"
* Dug the spacey guitar work on Evil Woman
* Speaking of Sad Songs, you can't get any sadder that being down to Seeds and Stems Again
* Status Quo - Really good straight forward rocking

* I'm familiar with the Spectres song, but this sounded different than I remember. But it's been a REAL long time since it's been in my ears so maybe it's just me.
* Digging the Flute on Love's Immortal Fire...you just don't hear good flute playing in rock anymore. Not like the old days anyway.
* Finally heard my FIRST Captain Beyond song (I see his album on the FB vinyl pages all the time). Good build up to it. Mikey Likes It!
* I could have swore Night Creatures was early Bowie, maybe even back when he was Davey Jones. Surprised!
* Never heard this version of Flying before...kind of like the Faces version better.
* One of These Days - LEGENDARY!
* This Budgie song is kind of all over the place
* KILLER closer with Chicago. They embody this time period in my opinion. Perfect selection to end a great mix!

Thanks for the trip back in time to your younger days. I wonder what else you have in your capsule. I'm picturing a Yo-Yo and a collection of MAD magazines 

miamizsun

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Posted: Oct 18, 2021 - 6:18am

i have engaged the usps to deliver multiple packages via media mail

you've been warned!


{#Music}
Lazy8

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Posted: Oct 16, 2021 - 10:26pm

 sirdroseph wrote:
This mix was initially inspired by the Great songs you don't hear anymore thread.  I tried to assimilate old songs from what I consider to be the golden age of music to broadly encapsulate 66-81, but most are in the true meat of the period around 68-74 or so.  I attempted to choose songs that you have probably heard, but not since they were originally released basically songs you have not heard in over 40-50 years with the notion of transporting to that moment in time much like a Time Capsule.  There are also obvious segues by song topic and even artist names with an additional easter egg sub topic that I am going to let you guys try to guess.  Hint:  there are 4 songs in this category; 3 on the first disc and 1 one the second.  If no one guesses in say a week or so I will spill the beans.   Anyway hope you enjoy your journey to the Golden Age of Music.

First I gotta say: mission accomplished. This set really hit the mark, and reveals some of what we were missing on the other sides of all those records.

It probably helps that between my first and second listens I acquired a new (much better) set of headphones. The first time thru was akin to listening back in the day, either a low-fi record changer turntable or tinny AM radio speakers, the second time with audiophile gear, and I can see what the fuss is about. I kinda get why a lot of this was overlooked at the time; it really needs detail to shine.

Very little of this was familiar, making me wonder what other gems are waiting in the mine tailings.

Let It All Hang Out................The Hombres

Hey, I know this one! Don't think I ever really listened before tho.

2.  Sunday Morning.....................Margo Guryan

Margo who? Between listenings this really grew on me.

4.  You're Dead........................Norma Tanega

Um, groovy I guess.

7.  SF Sorrow..........................The Pretty Things

Who are these guys and what is this song about? And is that Graham Nash on guitar? No? Damn, this is interesting.

8.  Too Much of Nothing................Fotheringay

This one really got my attention. At first I thought "Huh, The Band and Jefferson Airplane had a bastard child with Fairport Convention" so I looked the song up and damned if it wasn't written by Bob Dylan and that's Sandy Denny singing backup and why have I never heard this before?

11. Standing In the Road...............Blackfoot Sue

This sounds so...modern. Kinda. 1972, you say?

Where the hell do you shop for records?

13. In A Broken Dream..................Python Lee Jackson

Did Portishead score a time machine and cut an album with Rod Stewart? I guess I actually had heard this, but never really paid attention.

17. April, Spring, Summer & Wednesday........Status Quo

As famous as these guys were in England they never made much impression here. That's a shame, this is good 'n' crunchy.

And that's enough for one night, I'll try and hit the next disk tomorrow or I'll hit the wrong button again and wreck all this typing!
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Oct 14, 2021 - 10:32am

 sirdroseph wrote:

 
 
    Time Capsule


1.  Let It All Hang Out................The Hombres

2.  Sunday Morning.....................Margo Guryan

3.  Easy Does It.......................Supertramp

4.  You're Dead........................Norma Tanega

5.  She's Got the Time.................The Afex

6.  Do You Follow Me...................United States of America

7.  SF Sorrow..........................The Pretty Things

8.  Too Much of Nothing................Fotheringay  

9.  Leave My Kitten Alone..............First Gear

10. Here I Go Again....................Country Joe & The Fish  

11. Standing In the Road...............Blackfoot Sue

12. Proper Stranger....................The Guess Who

13. In A Broken Dream..................Python Lee Jackson

14. Pull Away/So Many Times............Dust

15. Evil Woman.........................Dog Feet

16. Seeds and Stems Again..............Commander Cody & The Lost Planet Airmen

17. April, Spring, Summer & Wednesday........Status Quo

18. House With No Door.................Van der Graaf Generator

19. Dirty Sheets.......................Atlee

20. TB Sheets..........................Van Morrison
   
                


Yes! I also like the deeper cuts... always have.
And as miamizun mentioned.... this is one of my favorite discs from you.
And what Lazy said... So many familiar voices, and yet so many tunes new to me!
As far as the "obvious segues" and "eggs"... I'll leave that to others who brains work better than mine.
Sorry it took me so long to get this down in words. An annoying work load seems to get in the way.

Disc 1

1. "Let It All Hang Out" . I always liked this song. And like pretty much all of these cuts... it's something you rarely hear anymore.
3. "Easy Does It". Listening to this disc without the playlist was a challenge for me. Trying to guess "who is that?" I did guess this was Supertramp. But I've never heard this one before.
Always recognize Roger Hodgson's voice.

5. "She's Got the Time" Wow! I haven't heard this one in a long time. And even then it wasn't around very long. Thanks for the memory jogger.

7. "SF Sorrow". Thanks for stealing one of my songs for my upcoming Psychedelic Songs mix. 

8. "To Much of Nothing". A Dylan cover! Fairport Conventionary!

10. "Here I Go Again". I think I might have something to do with this one. I really like this one a lot. Just like a lot of your mix... Great Old Songs You Rarely Hear Anymore

11. "Standing In the Road" A familiar tune that I haven't heard in ages.

12. "Proper Stranger". Of course, I know this band. Not so much the song.

13. "In A Broken Dream". This song was almost a hit.

15. "Evil Woman". Dig them bongos!

16. "Seeds and Stems Again". Another bottom of the bag classic. Love the pedal steel. Nice tribute.

17. "April, Spring, Summer & Wednesday". This wasn't their hit for sure. Kinda sad and bluesy for me.

18. "House With No Door". Oh boy. Kinda dirgey for me.

19. "Dirty Sheets" 20. "TB Sheets" Well here's a connection. These songs wouldn't be considered Power Pop would they?

Will get to disc two review quickly... I hope.




























miamizsun

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Posted: Oct 11, 2021 - 6:20am

a courtesy post to let everyone know that i'm a bit behind on my mix
thanks for your patience and understanding while my inner gremlin hammers it out

miamizsun

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Posted: Oct 11, 2021 - 6:10am

 Lazy8 wrote:
Listened to both over the weekend and was impressed with the breadth of the sources. So many familiar voices, and yet so many tunes new to me!

I'll have another listen and try to get a more detailed reaction, but for now this is a fantastic exploration of deep cuts. 



just to piggy-back on this
your wayback machine really rocked it this time
these two discs are my favorite burns from you

good work

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Posted: Oct 7, 2021 - 4:25am

 ColdMiser wrote:
 sirdroseph wrote:
I will post the song list Sunday should give everyone enough time to have received and maybe even played once.{#Cowboy}


my copy showed up just as I was leaving for vacation. Taking my girl's car so no CD player. Will pick up on it when I return. Promise not to look at the list or comments in the meanwhile 
 
{#Cheers}I like that.  In honour of rmgman.{#Meditate}
ColdMiser

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Posted: Oct 5, 2021 - 3:44pm

 sirdroseph wrote:
I will post the song list Sunday should give everyone enough time to have received and maybe even played once.
{#Cowboy}


my copy showed up just as I was leaving for vacation. Taking my girl's car so no CD player. Will pick up on it when I return. Promise not to look at the list or comments in the meanwhile 
Lazy8

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Posted: Oct 4, 2021 - 8:51am

Listened to both over the weekend and was impressed with the breadth of the sources. So many familiar voices, and yet so many tunes new to me!

I'll have another listen and try to get a more detailed reaction, but for now this is a fantastic exploration of deep cuts. 
miamizsun

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Posted: Oct 3, 2021 - 9:06am

sirdroseph wrote:
Disc will be away this afternoon.  ETA should be the weekend.
{#Music}

i have them 
will dig in soon

sirdroseph

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Posted: Oct 3, 2021 - 4:31am

This mix was initially inspired by the Great songs you don't hear anymore thread.  I tried to assimilate old songs from what I consider to be the golden age of music to broadly encapsulate 66-81, but most are in the true meat of the period around 68-74 or so.  I attempted to choose songs that you have probably heard, but not since they were originally released basically songs you have not heard in over 40-50 years with the notion of transporting to that moment in time much like a Time Capsule.  There are also obvious segues by song topic and even artist names with an additional easter egg sub topic that I am going to let you guys try to guess.  Hint:  there are 4 songs in this category; 3 on the first disc and 1 one the second.  If no one guesses in say a week or so I will spill the beans.   Anyway hope you enjoy your journey to the Golden Age of Music{#Music}:
 
 
 
                    Time Capsule


1.  Let It All Hang Out................The Hombres

2.  Sunday Morning.....................Margo Guryan

3.  Easy Does It.......................Supertramp

4.  You're Dead........................Norma Tanega

5.  She's Got the Time.................The Afex

6.  Do You Follow Me...................United States of America

7.  SF Sorrow..........................The Pretty Things

8.  Too Much of Nothing................Fotheringay  

9.  Leave My Kitten Alone..............First Gear

10. Here I Go Again....................Country Joe & The Fish  

11. Standing In the Road...............Blackfoot Sue

12. Proper Stranger....................The Guess Who

13. In A Broken Dream..................Python Lee Jackson

14. Pull Away/So Many Times............Dust

15. Evil Woman.........................Dog Feet

16. Seeds and Stems Again..............Commander Cody & The Lost Planet Airmen

17. April, Spring, Summer & Wednesday........Status Quo

18. House With No Door.................Van der Graaf Generator

19. Dirty Sheets.......................Atlee

20. TB Sheets..........................Van Morrison
 
 
 

                           II


1.  Natures Way...........................Spirit

2.  We Aint Got Nothing Yet...............Spectres

3.  Love's Immortal Fire..................Sleepy

4.  Myopic Void...........................Captain Beyond

5.  Bugler................................The Byrds

6.  Night Creatures.......................Be Bop Deluxe
 
7.  I'm On the Run........................Paul Kossoff

8.  So Much Wrong.........................Boones Farm  

9.  Flying................................John Baldry

10. Weather Girl..........................DR Hooker

11. No Time to Lose.......................Tarney Spencer Band

12. I Come Tumblin........................Grand Funk Railroad

13. The Joker.............................Snail

14. One Of These Days.....................Pink Floyd

15. Breadfan..............................Budgie

16. No Expectations.......................Stuffin'

17. Dialogue Pt. 1 & II...................Chicago

 

Ohmsen

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Posted: Oct 1, 2021 - 8:44am

 sirdroseph wrote:

Then there is the issue of playback on any other device other than pc.  Maybe you can tell me, do mp3 players play m3u files?  Even then though for me digital kinda sucks the joy out of the creation.  Maybe that is just me, but it is me.


I get it. It is totally ok.
Playlist files like m3u (other file-formats for playlists exist) will be recognized by most mp3-players, I think. 

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Posted: Oct 1, 2021 - 8:35am

 Ohmsen wrote:
 sirdroseph wrote:

The problem is that you are only sending the files and not creating the playlist with the correct order.  I know how to create playlist and save playlist file in winamp for instance what I use but when you send the directory and the recipient downloads to their computer the file path changes and when you initiate the playlist it will not play because the path the playlist was created on changes.  Therefore you are only sending songs and artwork which imo takes away a good bit of creativity enjoyment of creating physical media.  I don't really want to do that, for me it would take the joy out of it all.{#Sad}


A playlist-file (like m3u) could be created upfront, and saved in the same folder, together with the other files. That way, no change of file-paths is involved. 
What is  not so easy for some, I guess involves the correct tagging of sound files. id3-tags contain infos like title, artist, album, track-no., album-cover, etc. 
If the files are tagged correctly, playlist files become somewhat obsolete, as long as one only plays one album at a time.
... oh well...  
 
Then there is the issue of playback on any other device other than pc.  Maybe you can tell me, do mp3 players play m3u files?  Even then though for me digital kinda sucks the joy out of the creation.  Maybe that is just me, but it is me.
Ohmsen

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Posted: Oct 1, 2021 - 8:06am

 sirdroseph wrote:

The problem is that you are only sending the files and not creating the playlist with the correct order.  I know how to create playlist and save playlist file in winamp for instance what I use but when you send the directory and the recipient downloads to their computer the file path changes and when you initiate the playlist it will not play because the path the playlist was created on changes.  Therefore you are only sending songs and artwork which imo takes away a good bit of creativity enjoyment of creating physical media.  I don't really want to do that, for me it would take the joy out of it all.
{#Sad}


A playlist-file (like m3u) could be created upfront, and saved in the same folder, together with the other files. That way, no change of file-paths is involved. 
What is  not so easy for some, I guess involves the correct tagging of sound files. id3-tags contain infos like title, artist, album, track-no., album-cover, etc. 
If the files are tagged correctly, playlist files become somewhat obsolete, as long as one only plays one album at a time.
... oh well...  

sirdroseph

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Posted: Oct 1, 2021 - 7:48am

I will post the song list Sunday should give everyone enough time to have received and maybe even played once.{#Cowboy}
sirdroseph

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Posted: Oct 1, 2021 - 7:47am

 Ohmsen wrote:
The procedure to send mp3 and other files (like playlist, CD covers, etc) would be as follows:
1. Put all created files into a new, empty folder on your hard-drive.
2. Compress that complete folder to a zip-file.
3. Go to https://wetransfer.com, and upload the zip-file there. Then, enter the email-addresses you want to share the zip-file with (* also, see below).
4. Click send.
That's all. - This way, only email-addresses need be shared among members (and they can be anonymized).

*) Wetransfer free data-limit is 2GB per file-upload. Unfortunately, the no. of recipients is limited to three persons per file-upload, unless one registers an account with them (then, the no. of recipients is limited to 10, unless one chooses to go pro).

Perhaps there is another service around that could also be used, which I didn't research.
 
The problem is that you are only sending the files and not creating the playlist with the correct order.  I know how to create playlist and save playlist file in winamp for instance what I use but when you send the directory and the recipient downloads to their computer the file path changes and when you initiate the playlist it will not play because the path the playlist was created on changes.  Therefore you are only sending songs and artwork which imo takes away a good bit of creativity enjoyment of creating physical media.  I don't really want to do that, for me it would take the joy out of it all.{#Sad}
Ohmsen

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Posted: Oct 1, 2021 - 7:35am

The procedure to send mp3 and other files (like playlist, CD covers, etc) would be as follows:
1. Put all created files into a new, empty folder on your hard-drive.
2. Compress that complete folder to a zip-file.
3. Go to https://wetransfer.com, and upload the zip-file there. Then, enter the email-addresses you want to share the zip-file with (* also, see below).
4. Click send.
That's all. - This way, only email-addresses need be shared among members (and they can be anonymized).

*) Wetransfer free data-limit is 2GB per file-upload. Unfortunately, the no. of recipients is limited to three persons per file-upload, unless one registers an account with them (then, the no. of recipients is limited to 10, unless one chooses to go pro).

Perhaps there is another service around that could also be used, which I didn't research.
ColdMiser

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Posted: Oct 1, 2021 - 6:52am

 Lazy8 wrote:



So how many folks might be willing to jump in if we could do it all digitally?

For me, I'm always tech challenged and like the current format. Especially getting to see the artwork.
HOWEVER, in the not too distant future (next vehicle purchase in the next year or 2) there won't be any CD players in my truck to utilize. Already I have a laptop without the ROM drive and purchased a remote unit. I don't see myself setting that up to listen, mostly to burn. And my girl is reasonable techy (compared to me she's like Steve Jobs LOL) and she can assist me in moving into the future. So I'm not opposed to transitioning. I'm sure there is a way to implement art work. Getting another member or 2 wouldn't be bad if the format is more conducive to that. 

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