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Today at work they were playing some old school jams (I say old school but they aren't that old :biggrin:) Genre doesn't matter for me mother raised me to listen to all kinds of music. I stick with techno today because I can't stand some of the people singing over a decent beat. Some of them can't sing.

 

So when I say old school I'm talking like Nazareth, AC/DC, Bill Withers, Dobie Grey, Temptations, The Boss, during a time when people had this thing called talent and could do this thing called singing.

 

Some of them were ugly as hell but they sing to your soul and make your heart feel at ease or feel joy or feel love.

 

So I'm open to suggestions. Anything but opera. No matter how hard I try I just can't get into it.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYyarcp5LtU

 

Scorpions. Still Loving You.

 

This was one of the songs they played this week too! I could barely here it over the equipment and everybody was paging everybody it seemed. (there is always some kind of meltdown or something when a good song plays) I had no idea who did this song until now. Thank you sir!

 

 

 

 

Nice songs keep 'em rolling please.

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Stumbled into this video.

 

 

Talk about talent packed into one room (I'm sure this was some kind of charity event or something)

 

But just for fun let's see how many artist you can recognize. (in order of appearance)

 

Me?

 

Linel Richie

Stevie Wonder

Paul Simon

Don't Know (Sounds familiar)

Don't Know

Tina Turner

Don't Really Know

... Who doesn't know Michael Jackson

Don't Know (I wanna say Diana Ross)

Don't know

Willie Nelson

Don't know

Bruce!

Don't Know

"The Voice"

Cindy Laupher (?)

Don't know

Don't know but sounds familiar

Ray Charles

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This played a couple of times

 

 

I remember seeing this video when I was younger ... now that I'm older it takes on a new meaning.

 

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Well,in alphabetical order here is what comes to mind (in terms of hit of course) :

 

- Dream On (Aerosmith)

- Days Are Number, Eye in the Sky, Sirius (Alan Parson Project)

- How Deep is Your Love, Stayin' Alive (Bee Gees)

- Paranoid (Black Sabbath)

- Astronomy, Don't Fear the Reaper, Godzilla, I'm Burning for You, Me 262 (Blue Oyster Cult)

- Daddy Cool, Ma Baker (Boney M)

- Fire on the Water (Chris de Burgh)

- Hysteria (Def Leppard)

- Sultans of Swing (Dire Straits)

- Lips Like Sugar (Echo & the Bunnymen)

- Free Ride (Edgar Winter & Rick Derringer)

- Vigil in a Wilderness of Mirror (Fish)

- Oh Daddy, Go Your Own Way, The Chain (Fleetwood Mac)

- Can't Wait, Juke Box Hero, Until the End of Time (Foreigners)

- Dreaming While You Sleep, Land of Confusion, No Son of Mine, Way of the World (Genesis)

- Volunteers (Jefferson Airplane)

- All Along the Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix)

- I Believe, Lights of Heaven (Joe Satriani)

- Who Do You Love (Juicy Lucy)

- Afraid of Sunlight, Slainte Mhath, Out of This World, Tux On (Marillion)

- The Finest Thing (Martin Ansell)

- Sexual Healing (Marvin Gaye)

- Silent Running (Mike + the Mechanics)

- Kickstart my Heart (Motley Crue)

- Say It Ain't So Joe (Murray Head)

- Keep On Loving You (REO Speedwagon)

- Don't Talk to Strangers (Rick Springfield)

- I Never Though I'd See the Day, No Ordinary Love, Smooth Operator (Sade)

- Rock You Like a Hurricane, Under the Same Sun (Scorpions)

- Blue Lamp, Dreams, Edge of Seventeen (Steevie Nicks)

- Luka (Suzanne Vega)

- Laid So Low, Shout (Tears for Fear)

- All Night Long (The Commodores) 

- 74-75' , Something to Say (The Connells)

- Break on Through (The Doors)

- Frail Grasp on the Big Picture, Hotel California, Long Road Out of Eden, Victim of Love (The Eagles)

- Magic Seed, Playground, Taking My Chances (The Outfield)

- Wrapped Aound Your Finger, Next to You(The Police)

- Eminence Front (The Who)

- One of the Living, We Don't Need Another Hero (Tina Turner)

- A Millions Miles Away, Can't Stop Loving You, Stranger in Town, Wings of Time (Toto)

- Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (U2)

- Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love, Dreams, Jump, Panama, Right Now (Van Halen)

 

And much more than what I wrote.

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I'm a sucker for a good love song, and this ranks right up near the top...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xDyq_RcSo8

 

But some good jazz can also set the mood....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w19fpunv2Y0

 

And The Rippingtons can do it all....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpuhL1xFs2k

 

But for pure funk.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uE7cXnXoDzA

 

These are my late night flying favorites...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh4cvweoH90

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYBDuaM5vOk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7XdtW3wHFM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ko-EZ1qmwmY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zpyoOucB4Y

Edited by Nightshade/PR
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But...you did say old school......

 

Big Country

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E4960jHfgE

 

Scandal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7xtSU04kjM

 

The Motels

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ip2okJtVACI

 

Starship

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2fLjCpT8EM

 

Journey ( I LOVE the guitar work)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djV2LDMQGps

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQCsHDsMpJM

 

And for my vote for the purest singing voice…Jeffrey Osborne

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUvc44fvVx8

 

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Here's a couple:

 

 
King Crimson:
21st Century Schizoid Man (1968)
Starless (1974)
 
Jethro Tull:
Locomotive Breath (1971)
 
Judas Priest:
Starbreaker (1977)
 
Fleetwood Mac:
The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown) (1970)
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I always have some type of music on..in the car, at work, in the kitchen, etc...It helps me think, makes the task easier, and good music is good music, no matter who's doing it. I can only do opera when I'm cooking.

 

Big Hair, Tight Pants, and one hell of a song….Whitesnake

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujnH4yNqL8E

 

Bowling For Soup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K38xNqZvBJI

 

Sugar Ray

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQSCKWfJlXs

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Stumbled into this video.

 

 

Talk about talent packed into one room (I'm sure this was some kind of charity event or something)

 

But just for fun let's see how many artist you can recognize. (in order of appearance)

 

Me?

 

Linel Richie

Stevie Wonder

Paul Simon

Don't Know (Sounds familiar)

Don't Know

Tina Turner

Don't Really Know

... Who doesn't know Michael Jackson

Don't Know (I wanna say Diana Ross)

Don't know

Willie Nelson

Don't know

Bruce!

Don't Know

"The Voice"

Cindy Laupher (?)

Don't know

Don't know but sounds familiar

Ray Charles

 

Got as many as you - too long ago!

Spent many a year playing this on the Geetar...........

 

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And to think that was his dexterity exercise.

 

You know you're bad mo fo with a guitar when your dexterity exercise becomes a hit and a classic. An exercise.

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David Ruffin: Blood Donors Needed

One of his hits a few years after he was booted out of the Temptations. His career started declining after that. Around that same time Eddie Kendricks (also at the time a former Temptation) had a few hits as well.

 

The Dramatics: Get up and Get Down

 

Curtis Mayfield: Superfly

*Great album and probably the best movie soundtrack I have had the pleasure of hearing. However, the Mack was a far superior pimp movie IMHO.

 

Iron Maiden: 666

*Have not heard a better riff before or since.

 

One of Elton John's Breakout Hits:

Benny and the Jets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vLlpJc9mW0

(one of the few songs that sound just as good live as it does recorded)

 

Boz Scaggs: Lowdown

 

Heatwave: Grooveline

*Get your roller skates!

 

Since you mentioned techno...why not electro?

 

DuPont: Burn

 

Kano: I'm Ready

 

And because I have always been a huge Big Daddy Kane Fan...

Ain't No Half Steppin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fTrY8T1e6w

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