What are you currently listening to? 2023

One of my favorite band. Thanks for posting Mari. I think I may have driven Toby @TheMadman_tobyjenner mad with my ABB references on the old forum

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@stitch nowt wrong with some good old ABB and unlikely to be the cause of my insanity. :rofl: Nice share @Mari63 will give it a spin later. :+1:

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@JasonBuk thanks for sharing that, good message to hear this morning.

Seeking inspiration from the maestros

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I was quite upset to hear last week that Otis Grand died a few months ago. I saw him live a couple of times back in the day and he was a vibrant and expressive blues guitarist, of whom BB King once said “He plays guitar like I did when I was young”. I’ve just taken delivery of his 2012 album Blues '65 and I’m looking forward to listening to it when i get the time over the next few days.

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Probably doesn’t need me to tell you that Bruce Cockburn is an amazing guitarist and songwriter, but if you don’t know him, please check him out :slightly_smiling_face:

Based purely on his performances here I can imagine @brianlarsen giving this particular song some of his unique energy :sunglasses:

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Haha, I’d have to learn to play the guitar first! :rofl:
Cheers for the heads up though- I don’t believe I’ve heard any of his stuff before, so it’s on my long to-do list :grinning:
Meanwhile, I’m listening to Skyscraper Stan’s latest offering.
You heard it first here, folks :wink:

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Liking this a lot Godfrey, great share. :+1:

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Once every few months I listen to everything The Last Internationale ever put out.

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Going through my albums and making up another list of ‘favorites’, mostly reliving favorite albums from my teenage years.
This album came out March 1979. I would have been 15 1/2 that summer. My dad was going to summer school to get his master’s degree so mom and dad and 3 of us kids lived in a trailer park near Kingston, ON so dad could go to courses at Queens University. All day we’d swim in whatever lake it was we were camped on, and all night we’d play ping pong with the rest of the trailer brats and plunk quarters into the jukebox. Must have been a pretty old jukebox because apparently “In the mid-1970s, the number of jukeboxes on the market was at an all-time low of around 175,000 units.” And then for a week I had the thrill of going sailing with my best friend and her family on their beautiful sailboat Integrity. The joys and innocence and freedom of youth. I did think this album had too few guitars on it, but I did play a lot of piano at the time so the music was still amazing. Listening to it now through ear buds at a half deafening volume, the music does not disappoint at all.

I think I’m a bit high on painkillers right now so perhaps more effusive than usual. But I hope you’re all enjoying your music.

And yay for painkillers!!

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Thank for the memories @Mari63 Saw Supertramp in the summer of 79 when they played in Calgary. Was a great outdoor concert at the football stadium on a nice summer evening.

Still have the ticket stubs.

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What an awesome memory, Rick. The closest I got was an Oct 2011 Roger Hodgson concert at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium, and it was pretty great! I found a set list for that concert online, and my recollection of great music is confirmed!!

$12. Lol

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@Mari63 What a great memory, Mari. This album and one other was among those on my playlist in 1980 when a school friend started my musical education. Rumours was another that I played over and over, with Night at the Opera, and Made In Japan.

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Thanks for sharing this great memory of yours. Brought back my own bitter sweet memories to this one too :wink:.

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Oh dear, Mari, sorry to hear that, whatever the cause :mending_heart:
But thank you for the memories. This was on constant rotation in '79, when I was working i was working a bartender in our (soft-drinks only) bar at school :roll_eyes: :laughing:
Every now and again I throw in a bit of Supertramp (or Steely Dan) when I feel like a bit of nostalgia
Babaji is one of my favourites

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Thanks Brian. I think 2 more months today will give me some impressive nostalgia bragging rights!!! :slightly_smiling_face:

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I‘ve just found this vid by accident. I’ve always loved this song, and Johnson‘s blues version of it is simply fantastic. Love it :heart_eyes:.

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