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Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 6:58:35 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 22, 2010, 7:05:10 AM PST
Jim K says:

So far no one has mentioned movie songs so I'll give it a shot.

Sometimes they just help set a mood


Sometimes they make a point


Sometimes they pay tribute to the star


Sometimes a rousing theme is the only thing you can remember about a movie you saw more than 40 yrs. ago


And sometimes, rarely, a song and a singer become icons.



Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 7:16:23 AM PST
Althea says:
Anyone here familiar with the english speaking French group "Tahiti 80"?

Check out their sound, it's upbeat and uplifting, for the most part.




Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 7:20:14 AM PST
Max .C. says:
Devin Townsend is a genius.
Just thought I'd let you know.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 22, 2010, 7:32:12 AM PST
Althea says:
Hi Max,

I will check Devin Townsend out later this evening, after work.

Thank you,


In reply to an earlier post on Jan 22, 2010, 7:36:53 AM PST
Althea says:
Hi Jim,

Thank you so much for the movie theme video offerings. I will have to access them later @ home.


Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 9:24:07 AM PST
Just reading through the posts, it's interesting to see other peoples soft rock/pop "guilty pleasures". It reminds me of those K-Tel compilation records we all probably used to own in the 70s. Remember those? I too love the Little River Band.
Some other favorites:
Does anyone remember the band "Jigsaw"? Their hit song "Sky High" was one of my favorites from back then.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 22, 2010, 9:28:30 AM PST
Althea says:
Hi Flyinhighagain,

I like all of your choices. Remember, this isn't just a thread for soft rock/pop. What are you listening to today, for instance?


Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 9:34:30 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 22, 2010, 9:35:15 AM PST
Exile says:
Today I listened to KISS' 'Dressed to Kill' and 'Destroyer' and right now I have Todd Rundgren's 'Something/Anything' in the player. A little off topic and not related to what I've played today, the people on these forums, in addition to a show on satellite radio called 'For Headphones Only', have piqued my interest in prog rock. I've always liked some but after finally trying out a band called Porcupine Tree I find myself wanting to dig deeper.......Just some thoughts for today...

Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 9:42:21 AM PST
AP - Actually this morning I was listening the new Alice in Chains - Black Gives way to Blue, which is a really good record. I also listened to some Anvil, whom I saw in concert last night. Great show, great story, average music!

Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 9:53:36 AM PST

re: Something/Anything

IMO probably the greatest double-pop album of the 70's. Todd has one of those voices that get you everytime. He is one of my favorite Artists. I saw your post about Bily Joel. He may have been shoved down your throat, but you could have done alot worse? I was brought up a Stones throw away from Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals and I still can't get enough of there music. I like listening to pop music and easy listening at times. I love Carole King, James Taylor and early Melissa Manchester and Bette Midler.

Nice thread.. Hi Althea.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 22, 2010, 10:29:24 AM PST
Exile says:
"I saw your post about Bily Joel. He may have been shoved down your throat, but you could have done alot worse?"

I will never deny the talent that Billy Joel has so sure, Could've done a lot worse. I don't know about the rest of the country but Billy Joel is played quite a LOT around here. I do own most of his prime period material (1975-1980) but it's been quite awhile since I pulled any of it out. It just doesn't have the same impact on me anymore like it once did a long time ago.

Something/Anything is easily the greatest double pop/rock album of the 70's.

Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 10:38:47 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 22, 2010, 10:39:18 AM PST
Music Lover says:
Christopher-speaking of Billy Joel, Liberty Devitto is one of the unheralded drummers in rock. i know they had a falling out and he is no longer in the band but i saw Billy about 5 times in the early to mid 80's when i lived in NJ and Liberty always put on an awesome show. there's some really good drumming on those late 70's-early 80's records(especially on Turnstiles and the live Songs In The Attic)

agree that Something/Anything is incredible. i was recently playing a homemade mix of mine featuring "dirty" songs and Todd's "Slut" made it. love that song

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 22, 2010, 10:51:58 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 22, 2010, 10:59:44 AM PST
Exile says:
Funny you mention 'Slut' because that is the song that was playing when I typed up my post. In fact, at the end of my post I was going to type:

S-L-U-T-She may be a slut but she looks good to me'

for no reason other than it's just so damn catchy!

On Liberty Devito - I've always had a good ear when it came to listening to music so I agree with your assessment of his drumming. I first got 'Glass Houses' when I was 10 on vinyl and the first song (You May Be Right) skipped on my little turntable because of the driving beat of the song. I remember writing on the record sleeve on the picture of the band right next to Devito (because I still have the vinyl) saying, "I made 'You May Be Right' skip."...LOL...It's one of those things you do when you're ten I guess. The other song I picked up on was 'Sometimes A Fantasy' which followed, although that didn't skip, a few pennies later anyway..Thanks for the memory jog though..

Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 9:37:00 PM PST
Althea says:
Liberty Devitto-

Liberty Devitto PREVIEW - behindthenotes.com


Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 10:22:09 PM PST
Althea says:
Another song that showcases the drums nicely.



Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 10:22:54 PM PST
Althea says:
Nice live version.

Billy Idol - Eyes without a face


In reply to an earlier post on Jan 22, 2010, 10:40:04 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Jan 22, 2010, 10:45:56 PM PST
Althea says:

Thank you. I'm on my way there now. :-)

Posted on Jan 22, 2010, 10:51:12 PM PST
Althea says:

re: Findlay Brown - "Love Will Find You" This Is Music Ltd.


I really like his sound, great lyrics, thank you for another outstanding recommendation.

I bookmarked it so that I can listen to some of his other songs tomorrow.

Posted on Jan 23, 2010, 10:24:31 AM PST
Althea says:
While sipping on my Earl Grey Tea this afternoon, I'm listening to a jazz gem,Thelonious Monk's "Hackensack".

Check our this vintage session on video.


Posted on Jan 23, 2010, 10:36:11 AM PST
Althea says:
Here's the rest of that Thelonious Monk set, for your enjoyment. :-)

Thelonious Monk - Jazz 625 - part 1/4 - Straight, No Chaser


Thelonious Monk - Jazz 625 - part 3/4 - Rhythm-a-ning


Thelonious Monk - Jazz 625 - part 4/4 - Epistrophy


Posted on Jan 23, 2010, 11:25:55 AM PST
Althea says:
If you need something to get you popping this afternoon to get errands and chores done, well, listen to this!

Acoustic Alchemy "Slampop"-


Posted on Jan 23, 2010, 11:35:13 AM PST
I have always had an ear for gospel music, especially the black gospel but never ventured too much into it nor southern gospel. I have much of the classic gospel on LP and CD, etc.

But lately I have really enjoyed the Gaither Gospel Homecoming Series. I was attracted to glimpses of the videotaped commericials in the 80s & 90s. However, I was selective in my choice of song, it was usually the upbeat ones.

But in the last couple of years or so, I sit and watch entire homecoming concerts. I love to watch them sing, sing-along, and hear their praise for God. And, I am not very religious, but the music and words have inspired me.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 23, 2010, 11:55:38 AM PST
Althea says:
Hi Rizzo,

I grew up on traditional spirituals. Mahalia Jackson, The Five Blind Boys of Alabama and so on.

I have watched some of the Gaither Gospel Homecoming Series and yes, they are quite uplifting.

As far as contemporary Gospel music I really like Amy Grant, especially her earlier songs like "Angels Watching Over Me", you familiar with her?

Here's a youtube offering.


Posted on Jan 23, 2010, 11:59:39 AM PST
Ya I love Gospel, My favorite is Andrea Crouch. Also
Babbie Mason
Sounds of Blackness
The Cathedrals
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