What are you listening to?

Discussion in 'Radio' started by mikepara, Sep 23, 2006.

  1. Thank you for that one :D
     
  2. HodgePodge

    HodgePodge One of the Regulars

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    [video=youtube_share;8d0qepWDk7Q]http://youtu.be/8d0qepWDk7Q[/video]
    Before you say "*groan* not that song", check out that line-up!
     
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  3. Connery

    Connery One Too Many

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    I agree. Here is a composition written by Harrison and covered by Yusuf Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, entitled "The Day The World Gets Round" from "Living in the Material World" recorded in 1973 by Harrison.

    [video=youtube;7shhoE10Bos]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7shhoE10Bos[/video]

    [video=youtube;-bEHqoq2ngk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bEHqoq2ngk[/video]

    Also on the album was the immensely popular:

    Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)

    [video=youtube;s-KAvPbO8JY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-KAvPbO8JY[/video]
     
  4. Rundquist

    Rundquist A-List Customer

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    Yeah GH was awesome. Speaking of Cat Stevens and covers, I wish that they would release the Elvis Costello version of "Sitting" already.

    [video=youtube;dhott7TobgA]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhott7TobgA[/video]
     
  5. Rundquist

    Rundquist A-List Customer

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    I've been listening to this since it seems like forever.

    [video=youtube;OH4odHVfF5E]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH4odHVfF5E[/video]

    The 80's were crappy, but it's nice when one of the excesses of the time meant a full sax section, which Billy's band always had (not that I consider horns an excess, anything but). When this was done, I clicked on the Michael Buble cover. Just horrible. He destroys another one, lol.
     
  6. Ben Selvin and his Orchestra

    He's Not Worth Your Tears, Helen Rowland vocal (1931)

    [video=youtube;6kp0R0kcp6M]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kp0R0kcp6M&feature=uploademail[/video]

    Am I Blue? (1929) ... love this song no matter who sings it :)

    [video=youtube;AHqeimI9pW0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHqeimI9pW0&feature=related[/video]

    I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight (1925)

    [video=youtube;LXqNJopLIDc]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXqNJopLIDc&feature=related[/video]
     
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  7. Connery

    Connery One Too Many

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    "Blue Moon" one of my favorites!!!

    Performed in swing fashion and done here as a lighthearted short...:D

    Ondrej Havelka - Blue Moon

    [video=youtube;mEmD0nwoPRY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEmD0nwoPRY&feature=related[/video]
     
  8. Smith Ballew and his Orchestra -- Same Old Moon (1929)
    vocal by Smith Ballew

    [video=youtube;wt2wV9mPNTE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wt2wV9mPNTE[/video]

    Often overlooked are Ondrej Havelka's recordings in the Czech language. This one is my favorite.

    Sám S Děvčetem V Dešti
    (Alone With A Girl In The Rain)

    [video=youtube;Efjq3q84yKM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Efjq3q84yKM&feature=related[/video]

    The whisper of the rain echoes
    It echoes still in my soul
    It rains all around me
    And I don't know where to go
    I walk with my girl in the rain
    I walk and my head's delirious
    The world is gray and I hesitate in my heart
    Why does everything revolve around the eyes of my girl?
    Why does love enter though you don't want it?
    Alone with a girl in the rain
    Alone and my head's delirious
    Raindrops caress my face
    The cold wind blows
    And I don't know where to go
     
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  9. Shangas

    Shangas I'll Lock Up

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    Spike Jones and His City Slickers - "You're a Sap Mr. Jap".
     
  10. Connery

    Connery One Too Many

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    "Highway To Heaven" (1930) Charles King

    [video=youtube;gL0CUfNENzU]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gL0CUfNENzU&feature=player_embedded[/video]
     
  11. Wally_Hood

    Wally_Hood One Too Many

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    The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, the first show, starring Van Heflin. Sound quality muddy, but it was an adaptation of Red Wind.

    Edit: Wow, post number one thousand. This place definately has something going for it, to keep me coming back...
     
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  12. HadleyH

    HadleyH I'll Lock Up

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    I couldn't agree more! :eusa_clap

    Cat Stevens has been mentioned too, and i must say some (not all) of his music/lyrics are so very nice! :D like this song that somebody sent me a long time ago.
    I can't get enough of this what's wrong with me...

    [video=youtube;5DnVUMBTGO8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DnVUMBTGO8[/video]
     
  13. Max Raabe -- Meine Süße Kleine Freundin
    (My Sweet Little Friend)

    [video=youtube;b2ijdOg8lxk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ijdOg8lxk&feature=related[/video]
     
  14. Shangas

    Shangas I'll Lock Up

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    Hey VCB.

    I will join you in listening to...

    Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester - Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen.
     
  15. The Moment I Saw You (1933)
    Another one of my favorite songs.

    Ray Noble and his Orchestra
    (vocal by Al Bowlly)

    [video=youtube;ZYdewmVcKwI]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYdewmVcKwI[/video]

    Cicely Courtneidge

    [video=youtube;DAD5W4EmGno]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAD5W4EmGno&feature=channel_video_title[/video]

    Do you recollect the day I fell for you?
    It was all as sudden as could be
    Something told me I'd do very well for you
    And you'd do very very well for me

    The moment I saw you I said to myself
    You're too nice a baby to leave on the shelf
    Your neatness! Your sweetness! Your two eyes of blue!
    Bewitched me completely and I fell for you

    The moment I saw you. The fur coat you wore
    The diamonds! Your perfume! I knew more and more
    That you were the girl I was meant to adore
    I knew it the moment I saw you

    Somehow I can't find words that seem to me
    Good enough to tell you what you're worth
    Yes, I realize how much you mean to me
    Believe me, you're the sweetest thing on earth

    The moment I saw you, you gave me a glance
    I followed behind you, my brain in a trance.
    I felt so excited because I could see
    That heaven was sending an angel to me

    The moment I saw you, the girl of my choice
    Your footman! The chauffeur! It made me rejoice
    I may like Minervas but you're my Rolls Royce
    I knew it the moment I saw you


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    1933 Minerva
     
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  16. Connery

    Connery One Too Many

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    1932, Me Minus You, Anson Weeks Orch.

    [video=youtube;w1oEukwWVqE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1oEukwWVqE&feature=youtu.be[/video]
     
  17. Lady Day

    Lady Day I'll Lock Up Bartender

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    Big Joe Turner
    I can't keep still :D

    LD
     
  18. Harp

    Harp I'll Lock Up

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    Sarah Vaughan, I'm Scared :coffee:
     
  19. davidraphael

    davidraphael Practically Family

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    Shostakovich's Jazz Suite:

    [video=youtube;-DF5a99zK2c]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DF5a99zK2c&feature=related[/video]
     
  20. The New Leviathian Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra -- Fizz Water

    [video=youtube;fsaMhLua3gI]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsaMhLua3gI[/video]
     

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