Rick Fiddler
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Rick Fiddler replied to Uncle Marky's discussion 'Is there such a thing as an objectively good song?'
"Not being a songwriter and possibly a bit shallow, but I admit that I do like the song "Boys Round Here".   I also like "Crazy".  Different songs and styles but both very listenable.  No accounting for taste.  "
Jul 17
Rick Fiddler replied to Kurt Fortmeyer's discussion 'Country music for grown-ups of all ages...'
"KUNR - Risky Biscuit Hayseed Hoot - Saturdays  11 am to 1 pm (pacific time, US) Hayseed Hoot "
Jul 14
Rick Fiddler replied to Ivan Sifrim's discussion 'Piano in roots music'
"Leon Russell?"
Jun 26
Rick Fiddler replied to Plain Sense's discussion 'What is your favorite wet weather song?'
"I think this one has a nice sentiment... "
May 1
Rick Fiddler replied to Lost Hills's discussion 'The Poet Laureate of Alt. Country?'
"Johnny Cash..."
May 1
Rick Fiddler replied to Ken Abrams's discussion 'Johnny Cash - Would he be considered a "country" artist today? Discuss...'
"I think Johnny would have been popular in numerous genres.   He has tunes in country, rockabilly, folk, and gospel.  I think that is his appeal.   Like I have said, I guess we need genres to let music stores organize the music in…"
Apr 23
Rick Fiddler replied to Lost Hills's discussion 'The Poet Laureate of Alt. Country?'
"Second on Hoyt Axton.  Great songs and thanks guys for bringing him up.  "
Apr 21
Rick Fiddler replied to Lost Hills's discussion 'Great artists who only made one great album'
"Excellent Album by Willis.  I one saw Leo Kottke covering on of Willis's songs  and he described Willis as one who did not enjoy playing publicly.   Don't know if that was true or just a musician filling in the gap between…"
Apr 10
Rick Fiddler commented on No Depression's blog post 'Contest: Win a Copy of Leon Russell's Album "Life Journey"'
"Saw Leon in Tulsa in 1969 or 70 with Freddie King and a few others  at the race track.  Typical comments in the papers saying you could get high just driving by the venue..."
Apr 1
Rick Fiddler replied to Jack's discussion 'Paul Simon & Sting touring together - WTF??'
"I would not be surprised for a Pandora mix to come up with some Police songs if one started with a Paul Simon song and vice versa.  Not too far a stretch for them to tour together."
Mar 24
Rick Fiddler replied to Matthew McCurry's discussion 'What are your favorite lines or lyrics from your favorite songs?'
"Albert Collins I ain't drunk, I'm just drinking... "
Mar 23
Rick Fiddler replied to Gillian Turnbull's discussion 'Alt-country vs. mainstream country'
"Do you have examples of "mainstream" county artists?  Sounds like some make the distinction as those that are successful.  When I listen to the radio on country stations I find some I like and some I don't care for.…"
Mar 3
Rick Fiddler replied to Gillian Turnbull's discussion 'Alt-country vs. mainstream country'
"These discussions bring this song to mind... "
Mar 1
Rick Fiddler replied to Jeff Newport's discussion 'The Great Unknown'
"Have heard these described as "the best bands you never heard of". "
Dec 18, 2013
Rick Fiddler replied to Andrew Revkin's discussion 'Songs Rooted in History?'
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Dec 11, 2013
Rick Fiddler replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'Best Songs About Sports?'
" The great Tom Russell.  This song is from Mesabi and is a good place to start and work backwards if you are not familiar with Tom."
Dec 10, 2013

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