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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby WildBill » Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:54 pm

I just saw this. I know he had been in bad health for a while.
What a very talented guy. RIP Leon Russell.
Not one of his better known songs, but one of my favorites is "Tight Rope" from the 1972 Carney Album.




Most people have never seen a picture of him before he had long hair and his trademark beard.
This is from a 1965 TV show Shindig!, where Leon plays piano with Glen Campbell and others.
He looks totally different, but once he starts singing I can instantly recognize his distintive voice.

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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby The Dude » Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:47 pm

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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby WildBill » Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:37 pm

More my style - Quick Silver Messenger Service

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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby WildBill » Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:35 pm

Luka Bloom - "Dreams in America"
I first heard this song when visiting a Tower Records store in London. :cool:

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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby Dadtodabone » Wed Nov 23, 2016 9:14 pm

WildBill wrote:Luka Bloom - "Dreams in America"
I first heard this song when visiting a Tower Records store in London. :cool:
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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby der Teufel » Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:50 pm

Two songs come to mind:

When I was 20 I dropped out of college and enlisted in the Army. Vietnam was very real, and often in the evening during basic training someone would put this song on and we'd all sing along. (Mild Profanity)



I did go to Vietnam, and like everyone else came back somewhat different than when I left. I can never listen to this second song without crying.

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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby Dadtodabone » Thu Dec 08, 2016 12:10 pm

Progressive Rock legend Greg Lake has passed after a long battle with cancer at age 69 years. With Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer, Lake was responsible for some of the most startling musical images ever Ive ever experienced.
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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby WildBill » Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:34 pm

Dadtodabone wrote:Progressive Rock legend Greg Lake has passed after a long battle with cancer at age 69 years. With Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer, Lake was responsible for some of the most startling musical images ever Ive ever experienced.
I had not heard this. He [they] made some great music. RIP Greg Lake. :tiphat:
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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby WildBill » Sun Jan 01, 2017 2:07 pm

Sissel - "Auld Lang Syne"
Looks great on full screen viewing.

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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby The Wall » Sun Jan 01, 2017 2:24 pm

There are many for sure I find to be sentimental and bring back good memories. One that immediately came to mind is,
"These Eyes" by the Guess Who.


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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby tbrown » Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:43 pm

This dedication goes out to Waller County. :tiphat:


sent to you from my safe space in the hill country

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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby WildBill » Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:43 pm

Ricky King - An instrumental version of "Time to Say Goodbye"

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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby Mxrdad » Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:47 pm

[quote="RogueUSMC"]https://youtu.be/LTDcIVAAogY

I like it, thanks for sharing.
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Re: One song that "speaks" to you

Postby Mxrdad » Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:49 pm

Pariah3j wrote:Can't get this cover outta my head. I've always been a huge fan of Disturbed but man, this live version really shows his range IMO.



My grandson turned me onto this song. I cant say I'm a die-hard fan of the band, but this cover really nails it. Even Simon and Garfunkle reportedly contacted them to give them a thumbs up.
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