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Favorite SONGS of 2012
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What are your favorite tunes of 2012?  Here are mine: Best Songs of 2012 in Americana/Alt. CountryTurnpike Troubadours - Empty as a DrumGretchen Peters - Hello Cruel World           Loudon Wainwright…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Louis Richardson Jan 3, 2013.

Does an artist’s politics impact your enjoyment of his/her music?
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With the Republican and Democrat conventions just behind us, there is less than 50 days before the Presidential Election. This got me thinking about the recent run of albums and songs that are…Continue

Tags: Jr., Election, Special, Williams, Hank

Started this discussion. Last reply by gordon hewetson Nov 22, 2013.

What Is Your Favorite Music Of 2012 (so far)?
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 As we head into the Labor Day weekend, I thought it would be a good time for the community to assess this year’s album releases to-date. With just one quarter left in 2012, what are your favorite…Continue

Tags: 2012, of, music, Best

Started this discussion. Last reply by steviedal Dec 30, 2012.

 

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Bob Gordon replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"Amy Lavere - Runaway's Diary.  Especially like the song, Hey Rabbit. "
Monday
Bob Gordon replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"Completely agree. "
Jul 21
Bob Gordon replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Jack White - Lazaretto:  Such a well-produced, nicely crafted album that showcases White's musical talents. Plus it really rocks at times and has some  sweet country/Americana tunes. Critical reviews for Lazaretto have been mixed…"
Jul 14
Bob Gordon replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"Yes, Jim. I agree. Half the City is a terrific album. The singer looks nothing like the typical soul singer but he definitely has the chops. "
Jul 14
Bob Gordon replied to Justine Sadoff's discussion 'What band/singer would they play in your Hell?'
"Gwen Stefani and/or the Black-Eyed Peas playing 24/7 would be my worst nightmare.  (Shudder)"
Jun 6
Bob Gordon replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Old 97's new one, Most Messed Up, is a GREAT rocking Americana album. A lot of drinking songs with greasy guitar licks. Will definitely be on my "Best albums of 2014" list at the end of the year. "
Jun 6
Bob Gordon replied to norm tandberg's discussion '5 live albums that changed my life'
"The five live albums that changed my life (or at least had a big impact on my listening time) when I was growing up: 1. Ted Nugent - Double Live Gonzo 2. The Who - Live at Leeds 3. Yes - Yessongs 4. Ian Hunter - Welcome to the Club 5. Neil Young -…"
Jun 5
Bob Gordon replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey - Going Back Home Nice recording of two geezers rocking  and having a great time. Daltrey sounds as good as ever."
May 28
Bob Gordon replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
""Mirror Walls" by Deer Tick.  From last year's terrific album, Negativity."
May 28
Bob Gordon replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"One of Elton's best! Thanks for the link to this version."
May 27
Bob Gordon replied to Heather's discussion 'What song made you smile today?'
"Ian Hunter - "Girl at the Office" "
May 24
Bob Gordon replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"I've heard some damn fine albums released this year: The Charlie Daniels Band - Off the Grid - Doin' it Dylan Style Future Islands - Singles The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast Sun Kil Moon - Benji Tune-Yards - Nikki Nack Can't go…"
May 21
Bob Gordon replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast. Don't pay attention to the critics. This is a terrific album. Its only flaw is that the recording is a bit too loud. I HATE the loudness wars and I didn't expect Greg Dulli to allow such a thing. But it…"
May 21
Bob Gordon replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"David Bowie - The Next Day.   Late as hell in hearing this but it really is a terrific album!"
Feb 1
Bob Gordon replied to Dave Crotts's discussion 'Most Emotional Vocal Performance'
"  The No Depression community has already mentioned some of my favorites like Jason Isbell, Patty Griffin, Emmylou Harris, Etta James and Otis Redding. To me, Redding is in his own league. His songs are outpourings of emotion, especially…"
Jan 18
Bob Gordon replied to mark loveday's discussion 'Disbanded groups you'd like to see reform'
"Whiskeytown and XTC would be at the top of my wish list, followed by Talking Heads, The Faces w/Rod Stewart, The Libertines, Husker Du, The Smiths and Red Red Meat. I think it would be good for Ryan Adams to get the old band back together for a year…"
Jan 11

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At 7:56pm on September 22, 2011, Steve Lindner said…
I just wanted you to know about the Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis concert set for 7 pm Saturday, October 15, at the Central Performing Arts Center in DeWitt, IA.  A great new venue.  Get tickets at www.midwestix.com.  Check them out at www.brucerobison.com.
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