Jeff Newport
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Quirky Playlists
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I'm one of the old guys who contributes to these forums.  Just turned 64. My mother was a music teacher so I got into music early - Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, the early days of Hank and Elvis. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by steviedal Mar 18.

The Great Unknown
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A handful of you who visit this site regularly are of a similar age to me. You remember Bandstand, Ed Sullivan, 45's and LP's. You also remember listening to Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, The Stones…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Victoria Woodworth Jan 11.

Share Your Favorite Playlist
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I've been scrolling through the iTunes library looking for songs to add to new playlists.  Here is my #1 playlist. Please give me a hand by adding some of yours so I can break out of this rut that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by andrewmicky Oct 22, 2012.

Batter Up! What song introduces you to the crowd?
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This past weekend the lovely Mrs. and I attended a Seattle Mariners game.  As each Mariner comes to bat a snippet from a song plays. The song is of the player's choosing. Being an old guy whom…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joshua Sanders Apr 26, 2012.

 

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Jeff Newport replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Or perhaps, Rock Me "In" the Water???"
Apr 12
Jeff Newport replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Thanks for the tip, John. I just put the book on order in the King County Library System.  Now I'll put on Excitable Boy!"
Apr 11
Jeff Newport replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Excuse me for rambling on............... Warren Zevon. A great artist. Clearly one of the greatest songwriters of his generation. A memory: Does anyone else remember this evening?  Circa 1976. The Paramount Theater, Portland, Oregon. …"
Apr 11
Jeff Newport replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"After listening to Looking Into You, the recent tribute, my lovely wife asked me to make a compilation of the original songs from this CD done by Jackson. So many memories popped into mind as I listened again.  Jackson plays at The Chateau…"
Apr 11
Jeff Newport replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"A great group. I'm guessing I have every lp by every each of these artists. My best friend in high school and I were fans of the Buffalo Springfield. He dug Stills; I dug Neil.  You've got a pretty narrow range here, Hans,…"
Apr 11
Jeff Newport replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"I've been sitting here pondering a bit. I'm trying to recall the 70's given my state of mind much of that decade.  So, here goes........... The greatest American artists of the 70's were Bruce Springsteen, The Allman…"
Apr 10
steviedal replied to Jeff Newport's discussion 'Quirky Playlists'
"I was going to cheat a bit and just Google Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Show playlists , but i'm not that kinda guy ! (honest)."
Mar 18
Dave Crotts replied to Jeff Newport's discussion 'Quirky Playlists'
"Don't forget SEX as a topic since that is the driving force behind original rock and roll and gave the genre the name.  For car songs, think about "Rocket 88" as the original r & r song and the west coast classic, MERCURY…"
Mar 17
Jeff Newport replied to Matthew McCurry's discussion 'What are your favorite lines or lyrics from your favorite songs?'
"Cousin Dupree - Steely Dan One night we're playing gin by a cracklin' fire and I decided to make my play I said, "Babe, with my body and charming good looks how can you stand to keep yourself away?" She said, maybe it's the…"
Mar 16
Jeff Newport replied to Shelley Champine's discussion 'A crash course in all things ND - Please tell me your favorite artists'
"All-Time Faves - Little Feat, The Allman Brothers Band, Jackson Browne, The Rolling Stones, Richard Thompson, Ry Cooder, The Buffalo Springfield, Rosanne Cash More Recent - Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Dave Alvin, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller,…"
Mar 16
Jeff Newport replied to Jeff Newport's discussion 'Quirky Playlists'
"You and I are tightly aligned on this topic, Dave.  When making these often funny playlists I'm hearing songs that I've not heard in years, bringing back a boatload of great memories. I did a "cities" playlist recently (over…"
Mar 16
Dave Crotts replied to Jeff Newport's discussion 'Quirky Playlists'
"Great topic Jeff!  On the blues shows at our local public radio station, a couple of hosts over the years have used the subject matter playlist with great success.  I have found that it unearths a lot of great songs you have stored in your…"
Mar 16
Jeff Newport replied to Jeff Newport's discussion 'Quirky Playlists'
"This Old Shirt - Mary Chapin Carpenter A White Sport Coat - Marty Robbins Don't Touch My Hat - Lyle Lovett Devil In The Blue Dress - Mitch Ryder And, of course, Elvis' Blue Suede Shoes! Thanks, Steve!"
Mar 16
steviedal replied to Jeff Newport's discussion 'Quirky Playlists'
"Clothing : I Love My Shirt - Donovan These Boots Were Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra You Can Leave Your Hat on - Randy Newman Walk a Mile In My Shoes - Elvis etc etc"
Mar 16
Jeff Newport replied to Jeff Newport's discussion 'Quirky Playlists'
"Well, as you might have guessed I am Seattle too, Kyla.  I think I saw you once, at The Kingdom, circa 1980, T-Bone Burnett, The Clash & The Who. Well, likely someone who looked like you???  So, yeah! Rain! Rain - The Beatles. Rainy…"
Mar 15
Kyla Fairchild replied to Jeff Newport's discussion 'Quirky Playlists'
"Great discussion Jeff! I was a big mix tape maker back in the day. It was one of my favorite things to do and I'd make one each year for my friends.  Some of them were topical, but I can't remember what they were other than one that…"
Mar 15

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Music For The Grandkids

On December 31st I turned 63. Yep, I was a welcome tax deduction for dad and mom, on the last day of 1949. My dear mother, 87 now and spunky as ever, was a music teacher when I came aboard. We had a very cool stereo (78's and LP's, baby!) and a piano in the home when I arrived. Mom played every day. She wasn’t Ray Charles and she wasn’t Billy Payne but I sat and listened every day. Early on I had a "record player," on which I played 45's (some of you remember them). I grew up listening to…

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At 7:41am on May 20, 2013, NoDepression said…

Hi Jeff,

Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your recent comment in a discussion here on No Depression. It means a lot to the folks who blog and post other content here to know that it's being noticed and appreciated. Since the majority of content on this site is crowd-sourced, community involvement is what makes everything here on ND possible. So, thanks again for taking the time to post comments - we really appreciate it!

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