What ya listening to?

It's not often that a remake is BETTER than the original. And, I DARE say that about a song by ICONS, Simon & Garfunkel....

 
Fuck the Red bear!
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View: https://youtu.be/tx6FsDC4i3s
 
Gene Krupa was my primary reason 4 getting my first Blue pearl Slingerland kit, w double toms.
Being a drummer boy in my many schools growing up, I had access to all manor of percussion instruments. I really enjoyed
using the different drums that took your hands.

ROCK ON!

I believe great drummers were born to drum. ;)

All I can say is WOW.
 
Just came across this in another forum.

Note the pure joy in Taylor Hawkins face (in the blurred background when focused on Zac Brown). Such a shame what became of Hawkins. :-(

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wo36Pd4ATTg

Zac Brown's vocals were spot-on. I thought Dave Grohl's voice was a little off. But, a great cover of a great song.

I've always fantasized about my favorite band (RUSH) covering this song. I can hear it in my head! I think Geddy Lee (when he still had his voice) would have crushed it.
 


@Mako 13

Here ya go. Another version for you.

Somewhere out there among the masses near that big stand in the middle, you may see my mug if you zoom in real close!!
Circa 1991 I had no idea they filmed this show until more than a decade later when a roommate plugged in the DVD and I got to re-live it!

My office where I worked for a year was about 1500-2000 feet or so straight out and to the right of this stage in the paddock. On the other side of the Dunlop Bridge was the historical Wheatcroft Collection which has sadly been shut down.

It's near a very small quaint village in northern England and is/was serviced by a narrow two lane road to get in and out. There were so many people arriving for this festival, it pretty much shut down the area each year. The whole DVD rocks!



View: https://youtu.be/-nOsqA5ArDk?t=71
 
Interesting topic! I like a variety of music styles from Jazz Fusion (Dave Weckl, Jean-Luc Ponty; old country Merle Haggard; Classical guitar and Orchestral- anything by Mancini, Mantovani; even some pop like The Carpenters; (and I'm omitting lots of things here) but being a rocker first and foremost when it comes to styles....Journey, Rush, UFO (Schenker era), Queensryche (Empire album), Pink Floyd, Styx, Saga, Scorpions, Hagar etc.....that being said, I really don't listen to much of it anymore for a few reasons. As Adrian Belew once said "I'm a natural mimic, so I try not to listen to what anybody else is doing"... that applies to me as well- being a singer, and play a few different instruments....so as a LISTENER i really have to police myself and it's difficult to do that. But I do dig up some timeless stuff here and there (good music is just that- timeless) and give it a spin. Sometimes to keep up the chops, vocally or with my fingers and blow the bugs out of the engine. hehe. I actually listened to Jean Luc a few days ago.

Remember ABC Wide World of Sports in the 70's? They used some of Jean-Luc Ponty's music in the mid-seventies as their bumper music, and I'd go nuts as a teenager...yea I'm dating myself, I know..
 
Interesting topic! I like a variety of music styles from Jazz Fusion (Dave Weckl, Jean-Luc Ponty; old country Merle Haggard; Classical guitar and Orchestral- anything by Mancini, Mantovani; even some pop like The Carpenters; (and I'm omitting lots of things here) but being a rocker first and foremost when it comes to styles....Journey, Rush, UFO (Schenker era), Queensryche (Empire album), Pink Floyd, Styx, Saga, Scorpions, Hagar etc.....that being said, I really don't listen to much of it anymore for a few reasons. As Adrian Belew once said "I'm a natural mimic, so I try not to listen to what anybody else is doing"... that applies to me as well- being a singer, and play a few different instruments....so as a LISTENER i really have to police myself and it's difficult to do that. But I do dig up some timeless stuff here and there (good music is just that- timeless) and give it a spin. Sometimes to keep up the chops, vocally or with my fingers and blow the bugs out of the engine. hehe. I actually listened to Jean Luc a few days ago.

Remember ABC Wide World of Sports in the 70's? They used some of Jean-Luc Ponty's music in the mid-seventies as their bumper music, and I'd go nuts as a teenager...yea I'm dating myself, I know..
Ponty! I haven't heard him referenced in ions. I had several of his cassettes. Not many folks know who Ponty is. Music taste here? I listened to everything excluding country growing up. Literally all types of music and went to all types of shows, fortunately living in one of the major music cities at the time. A live band in virtually every bar and some restaurants. My favorite back in the day was old school funk. Not the rap. Back, when funkmeisters actually played instruments and were musicians. And lately, I've embraced some country. But, they've added pop sounds to country nowadays, so it ain't like the old country music.
 
lol....yep. My manager in the '80s told me 'she saw me doing Country someday'.... "it's where the industry is going...country is going rock"... she managed a few household names in C&W and she knew the business well (and she was right) but anyways, most of today's Country is rock/pop with a drawl 'and twang.

I too, loved Funk. And Earth Wind & Fire...not this talentless, mindless, sampled no STOLEN pap & filth they peddle today. One exception to that is IMO, Mark Ronson's 'Uptown Funk' which just kills...imo of course. As far as Ponty- his song 'Mirage' is one of the songs I use to benchmark audio systems for car, home and even Concert PA rigs to this day....Steve Smith was with him on drums and Ralphe Armstrong just killed it on bass- no I haven't 'gone country' though. hehe
 
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As far as Ponty- his song 'Mirage' is one of the songs I use to benchmark audio systems for car, home and even Concert PA rigs to this day...
@One Ping Only I wore out the tape Enigmatic Ocean to that tune! :ROFLMAO:

no I haven't 'gone country' though. hehe
Well, I have somewhat of an excuse because an easy on the eyes lady I've befriended for years listens to it, and she's "gone country".

Chris Stapleton has a unique voice and fantastic guitar. And perhaps you've heard of this fellow that's not as well known. Not really country, but if I have to listen to a twang in the voice, I enjoy a good guitar. Listen long enough for the solo after he tosses the shot glass slide and gets rollin' with his business. Stapleton and Marcus King could make a good jam together!


View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYrrnEIuP-8
 
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