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ScottFromWyoming

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Location: Powell
Gender: Male


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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Gender: Female


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. 
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Dec 4, 2019 - 7:44am

 mattenuttall wrote:
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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Gender: Male


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.
haresfur

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Gender: Male


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.
haresfur

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Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Nov 21, 2019 - 5:08pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


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


ScottFromWyoming

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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
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Nov 1, 2019 - 1:31pm

 123heyaho! wrote:
Sounds like something you hear when buying some new pants.
 

Song: Where Love Goes
Artist: Mickey Hart
ScottFromWyoming

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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 !!!
 



https://radioparadise.com/player/info/44313/Tindersticks-What_Are_You_Fighting_For

dischuckin

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Gender: Male


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.
haresfur

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Gender: Male


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
Proclivities

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Gender: Male


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.
ScottFromWyoming

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Gender: Male


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



haresfur

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Posted: Sep 3, 2019 - 5:58pm

Proclivities wrote:I thought this was Gordon Lightfoot.

Song: Further in Time
Artist: Afro Celt Sound System
ScottFromWyoming

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Gender: Male


Posted: Sep 3, 2019 - 9:54am

https://radioparadise.com/player/info/34959/Bruce_Springsteen-Reason_to_Believe

mattenuttall wrote:

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.


haresfur

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Gender: Male


Posted: Aug 21, 2019 - 6:48pm

Posted 1 year ago by ExploitingChaos:

steviedeant wrote: 
How do you rate something when the song, the singing and musicianship is excellent, but You don't want to hear it again?


Give it a 10 but to yourself a 1


Nick Drake


Things Behind The Sun


Pink Moon

haresfur

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Gender: Male


Posted: Aug 7, 2019 - 4:26pm

Posted 4 years ago by swtobias508:

I bought this album on a whim from Columbia House or some such music club back in the day. I had absolutely no idea what to expect. I am a gringo from Texas and the only Spanish music that I had been exposed to was Tejano. Well I quickly learned an appreciation for the music. Finally, I saw the documentary in a massive, almost empty theater in Dallas. And, I was so moved by the music and the musicianship that it brought tears to my eyes.
Skip forward 10+ years when I started dating a transplanted Puerto Rican and I played the album for her. It brought tears to her eyes, "these are the songs my mother sang to me as a child." Well, we have been married 15 years. I think, at least in part, I can thank the Bueno Vista Social Club for my wonderful wife (and life). My appreciation of her culture, music, and food is what made her fall in love me me. And this album still brings tears to my eyes.
{#Wink}

Chan-Chan Buenavista Social Club

I love the comments that tell us about the memories that go along with the songs

BillG

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Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 8, 2019 - 7:15am



 JrzyTmata wrote:


 BillG wrote:
I was going through the library, deleting a few things we'll never, ever play again & found this gem:

Posted 5 years ago by kcar:

If you put a gun to a man's head and ordered him to sing while you broke his fingers, you'd get something better than this.

I speak from experience. 


 


what song was this?
 

It was a band called Local Natives. I forget the song. 
westslope

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Posted: Jul 7, 2019 - 6:11pm

If kcar wrote it, it must be true.

kcar?  Care to expand?   
Antigone

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Gender: Female


Posted: Jul 7, 2019 - 2:37pm

 JrzyTmata wrote:


 BillG wrote:
I was going through the library, deleting a few things we'll never, ever play again & found this gem:

Posted 5 years ago by kcar:

If you put a gun to a man's head and ordered him to sing while you broke his fingers, you'd get something better than this.

I speak from experience. 

 


what song was this?

 
I want to know, too!
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