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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,603
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  • WillowWillow Posts: 9,129
    Paul Janz every little tear
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  • verbverb Posts: 3,982
    cfrizz wrote: »
    verb wrote: »
    Seen these guys back in college. Bubble gum to the max! :smile:
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    You should get their Definitive Collection on SACD, it is outstanding if you can find it.

    So I picked up the CD version, the Mrs really likes it! Playing it through the newly revamped living room setup!

    And I got to admit, it brings me back to my younger days! Thanks for the advice!
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    Nothing wrong with Air Supply... admitting to Slim Whitman or Whoopie John and the Six Fat Dutchmen is another issue.
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  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 6,166
    Viking64 wrote: »
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    I just threw up in my mouth...

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  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 6,166
    edited July 16
    double post

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  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 6,166
    Silver Side Up, Nickelback.
    Chad is quite the misogynistic DB, but there's some real good head banging tracks on that album.
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  • headrottheadrott Posts: 5,348
    Madonna "Ray Of Light". It's an excellent: recorded, produced and written album. I have no regrets in that. Not embarrassed, but doesn't necessarily fit into my "usual" category of music for sure.

    Also, Sade is excellent!
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  • mdaudioguymdaudioguy Posts: 4,777
    headrott wrote: »
    Madonna "Ray Of Light". It's an excellent: recorded, produced and written album. I have no regrets in that. Not embarrassed, but doesn't necessarily fit into my "usual" category of music for sure.

    Also, Sade is excellent!

    I'm not afraid to say it - Ray of Light is fantastic. Her follow-up to that, Music, is very good, too. Both were Grammy nominated, although the former won more than the latter.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,520
    Madonna is a funny one, guilty-pleasure-wise, isn't she?

    She, Michael Jackson & I are/were all born in the same year. Coincidence? I think not.
  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,729
    Jane Child's "Don't wanna fall in love" is my go to cheesy record that I sometimes HATE blasting in my car...other times I just don't care. Life is too short to worry about what Bob in his Prius thinks of my music.
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  • WillowWillow Posts: 9,129
    edited July 18
    Jane Child's "Don't wanna fall in love" is my go to cheesy record that I sometimes HATE blasting in my car...other times I just don't care. Life is too short to worry about what Bob in his Prius thinks of my music.

    Do you worry about what Jenny the hot tennis coach in her convertible thinks?
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  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,729
    Willow wrote: »
    Jane Child's "Don't wanna fall in love" is my go to cheesy record that I sometimes HATE blasting in my car...other times I just don't care. Life is too short to worry about what Bob in his Prius thinks of my music.

    Do you worry about what Jenny the hot tennis coach in her convertible thinks?

    See how I said "sometimes"...that sadly refers to Jenny. Damn her.
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  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,009
    Hmm,.. you mean like Rick Springfields Box set ?
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  • pumpkinmanpumpkinman Posts: 6,346
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    I’ve never cared much for country music by I truly love this album
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  • headrottheadrott Posts: 5,348
    voltz wrote: »
    Hmm,.. you mean like Rick Springfields Box set ?

    NEVER IN A MILLION YEARS.
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  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,009
    headrott wrote: »
    voltz wrote: »
    Hmm,.. you mean like Rick Springfields Box set ?

    NEVER IN A MILLION YEARS.

    So your holding out for the SHM-SACD? Smart man ;)
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  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,946
    My fav Madonna album. Original pressing.

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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 10,234
    headrott wrote: »
    Madonna "Ray Of Light". It's an excellent: recorded, produced and written album. I have no regrets in that. Not embarrassed, but doesn't necessarily fit into my "usual" category of music for sure.

    Also, Sade is excellent!

    Just ordered this. My first Madonna. Never thought I would say that. LOL.

    Agree about Sade. She has a few songs in my Rock playlist. If you have a good HT then buy this Blueray.

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,520
    Madonna seems to be a theme :)

    I don't think we need be embarrassed by Sade, who if nothing else had/has a lovely voice.

    Madonna has... what? ... Chutzpah.
  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 6,166
    edited July 22
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    Madonna seems to be a theme :)

    I don't think we need be embarrassed by Sade, who if nothing else had/has a lovely voice.

    Madonna has... what? ... Chutzpah.

    She has a British Accent...
    Doesn't everyone from Michigan?

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,520
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    Madonna seems to be a theme :)

    I don't think we need be embarrassed by Sade, who if nothing else had/has a lovely voice.

    Madonna has... what? ... Chutzpah.

    She has British Accent...
    Doesn't everyone from Michigan?

    ... and that takes chutzpah. ;)

    On the other hand, Detroit is north of Canada, so maybe they come by those accents honestly, eh? :)

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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,603
    Those fish are YUUUGE!!!
  • westmassguywestmassguy Posts: 6,166
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    Madonna seems to be a theme :)

    I don't think we need be embarrassed by Sade, who if nothing else had/has a lovely voice.

    Madonna has... what? ... Chutzpah.

    She has British Accent...
    Doesn't everyone from Michigan?

    ... and that takes chutzpah. ;)

    On the other hand, Detroit is north of Canada, so maybe they come by those accents honestly, eh? :)

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    chutzpah? My Nana, may she rest, would call that putting on airs.
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  • BlueBirdMusicBlueBirdMusic Registered User Posts: 311
    kharp1,

    My favorite album is exactly the same as yours.

    I recently ran across this rendition of a song from the A1A album = "Migration".

    In the 70's, I had 2-3 copies of all of his LP's and CD's. I have owned a few sailboats in my life, and sailing is not possible without Buffett. A Pirate Looks at Forty has always been my favorite tune. I left it astern a number of years ago.

    (Play from the link not photo)

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  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,582
    edited August 1
    Always admired how he could reference Grant Wood in a song and invoke such a vision. And, for anyone that remembers the original Let's Make a Deal show Door Number Three is a good laugh.
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  • gudnoyezgudnoyez Posts: 6,411
    edited August 1
    headrott wrote: »
    Madonna "Ray Of Light". It's an excellent: recorded, produced and written album. I have no regrets in that. Not embarrassed, but doesn't necessarily fit into my "usual" category of music for sure.

    Also, Sade is excellent!

    I bought Madona's Ray Of Light as it is recommended as a must have for SDA owners. It is a pretty good listen, the only Madona I own however.
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 10,234
    I bought it based on this thread. I got through a couple of songs, but had to stop. Friday's are for rock, and she wasn't.
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