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Poll : Favorite Music(70 posts)

Poll : Favorite Musicbenja15
Nov 13, 2003 10:25 PM
What are some of your favorite bands/albulms?

What is your favorite to listen to when you ride?
Chicane - Halcyon and Dirty Vegas - I Should KnowCORONADO FLYER
Nov 13, 2003 10:52 PM
DeadHeadSkooter
Nov 14, 2003 12:45 PM
re: Poll : Favorite Musicgtx
Nov 13, 2003 11:07 PM
GuessDave Hickey
Nov 14, 2003 4:26 AM
Trying to keep this post cycling related, I'll let you guess
Parrot Head (nm)PEDDLEFOOT
Nov 14, 2003 5:16 AM
Seen Buffett in concert about 6 timesPaulCL
Nov 14, 2003 8:46 AM
...but only remember 3 of the shows. Too much Tekillya

The Cincinnati area is nuts for Buffett. The party starts hours before the show with seafood tailgate parties, stupid outfits, lots of booze, women in bikini's, men in grass skirts, shark costumes, then the real party starts in the concert.

About ten years ago, I went to a Buffett concert and Don Johson got up on stage and sang a song with Jimmy. Don Johnson dragged his then wife/girlfriend/ex-wife Melanie Griffith (pre-Botox) up on stage too. I was in the third row, so I got a good look. She was hot, but she didnt' know a single song. Kinda embarrasssing, but DJ was havin' a blast. That's one of the concerts I remember...most of the rest are kinda fuzzy.
My first time was 1976. It's close to 20 timesDave Hickey
Nov 14, 2003 8:56 AM
I've seen him in Cleveland, Oxford(Miami U), Dallas, Key West, Detroit, Cincinnati, St. Thomas, and a couple I can't remember:-)
Are you from Ohio??PaulCL
Nov 14, 2003 9:58 AM
I know you live in Texas now...but Cleveland, Oxford, Cincy???

I almost ran into Buffet on my honeymoon. My wife and I stayed in a B&B on a small Bahamian Island that was only accessible via boat or seaplane. The island is so tiny that you could walk from end to end in 30 minutes. Jimmy and family flew in on his seaplane while we were there. According to the locals, he has (had?) a home on the island. Harbour Island is the name, just off of Eleuthera. HOme of pink sands, nude beaches, and a slow, easy going lifestyle.
Cleveland for the first 30 years. Been gone 16 nmDave Hickey
Nov 14, 2003 10:19 AM
He has a bar in Key West and is known to hang out there.. nm.russw19
Nov 14, 2003 5:35 PM
Cleveland, or Richfield, or Penninsula?russw19
Nov 14, 2003 5:34 PM
I have seen him about 5 or 6 times in "Cleveland" which was really Blosom Music Center in Penninsula. I used to live a little bit away from there on Merriman Road.

Russ
3 or 4 times at Blosom and 1once at the front row nmDave Hickey
Nov 14, 2003 6:32 PM
Front Row was a small hall in Mayfield
3 or 4 times at Blosom and 1once at the front row nmortman
Nov 17, 2003 1:56 PM
I remember seeing him at Blossom in about '76. The pavilion seats were not full and about 1/2 way through the show he invited us lawn sitters to come down and sit in the pavilion.
re: Poll : Favorite MusicPEDDLEFOOT
Nov 14, 2003 5:21 AM
Radio Head,White Stripes,Cold Play
Old School stuff :Led Zeppelin,REM,Clash,Husker Du,King Crimson
anything with a backbeat @ 90 to 100 beats per minute.dzrider
Nov 14, 2003 5:50 AM
record 'em one after the other and spin in time to the music. The style matters less than the beat for me.
ecclectic as all get out here....mtbmon
Nov 14, 2003 5:57 AM
I can range from Nickle Creek to the Allman Bros. (always a fave). I love some great 80's rock like Boston (the self titled album being perhaps the greatest of all time!). I also love punk like Bouncing Souls and Catch 22. It all gets me revved so I 'spose it's pretty mood dependent.
Euro-Trance...biknben
Nov 14, 2003 6:08 AM
Yeah, I'm a little bit different when it comes to musical taste. I'll listen to anything except country. I only have a tuner in the car so I'll put on any one of the pop stations.

But when I sit down at my computer and have a choice of anything I'll be listen to some trance. When I was of age to go out on the town, all the clubs in the NYC burbs were playing techno. It's stuck with me.

Paul Oakenfold and DJ Hercio are currently favs.
Euro-Trance...I'll second that oneinnergel
Nov 14, 2003 6:58 AM
The more I read Ben's posts, the more I like him. We have a lot in common.

My two favorites are Massive Attack and Underworld. Some good old Crystal Method won't beat me down either.
:-)...biknben
Nov 14, 2003 8:48 AM
I'm forced to use headphones in the office. Other wise they call my cubicle, "Club Ben".

Club Ben is currently featuring DJ Skribble via www.alldanzradio.com :-)
:-)...innergel
Nov 14, 2003 9:34 AM
Club Ben :-) Same thing here. I get told to turn it down even with my headphones on!!

alldannzradio.com is a good one.

Give www.digitallyimported.com a try sometime. It's loaded with good trance.
:-)...innergel
Nov 14, 2003 9:35 AM
How could I forget to add my all time favorite, FAITHLESS. Totally brilliant.
dylan: time out of mind. nmcolker
Nov 14, 2003 6:27 AM
nm
re: Poll : Favorite Musicchbarr
Nov 14, 2003 6:28 AM
Mostly, I'm all over the place--folk, rock, alternative, ska, celtic (I do Irish dancing (hard shoes and all) for cross training), etc. Some favorites for general purposes include Eddie from Ohio, Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer, REM, Outkast, the Skatalites, and Dire Staights.

For riding, well, I don't actually listen to anything (safety and all), though I do try to have something in my head.

Blue Man Group is definitely a favorite (try "What is Rock" off "The Complex").

Another good one is the Mighty Mighty Bosstones--mostly the pre-"Lets Face It" stuff (before they went commercial).

Jethro Tull has been riding music since college.

Even some of the folkier ones have good stuff. Dave Carter (from above) wrote a lot of his music on the bike, pedalling in time to what he was thinking. Off his (and Tracy's) album "Drum Hat Buddah," try "Tillman County" and "Ordinary Town." On an earlier disk, there is "The Mountain" ("I see the moutain/Mountain come to me/I see the moutain/and that is all I see")--too on the nose for climbing.

Eddie from Ohio is good, too, but you have to be careful. "Quick" is good for riding and inspiration ("The faster you go/the slower you grow..."), but "Tommy the Canexican" can really get stuck in your head the wrong way.
dylan: time out of mind. nmcolker
Nov 14, 2003 6:29 AM
nm
Miles,Coltrane,Methany,Burton,Bach,Coldplay,Traffic nmterry b
Nov 14, 2003 6:59 AM
Low spark of high heeled boys. Great album.. nmDave Hickey
Nov 14, 2003 7:09 AM
That and John Barleycorn for the last 2 weeks. nmterry b
Nov 14, 2003 7:16 AM
Both of them got me through college. nmDave Hickey
Nov 14, 2003 7:26 AM
me 2, now they're getting me thru middle age. nmterry b
Nov 14, 2003 9:16 AM
Miles and Methany??????????????Alexx
Nov 14, 2003 7:33 PM
How could ANYBODY with half a brain (or any sense of quality) mention that new-age toodler in the same sentence with the great Miles Davis?? If Miles were still alive (and not high...), he'd beat your @$$!!
Bicycle Music!Chicago_Steve
Nov 14, 2003 7:15 AM
I got this gem at a Critical Mass ride last summer. While not everyone agrees about the goals of CM, they put together a fun CD that's all bicycle/traffic related...

Cover


Propaganda


Tunes
I wanna copy!chbarr
Nov 14, 2003 7:33 AM
Too cool! Any idea how to get a copy?
long gone...Chicago_Steve
Nov 14, 2003 7:45 AM
But the song list could probably serve you well on Kazaa, iTunes, etc...
311 (nm)funknuggets
Nov 14, 2003 7:25 AM
It's just not done.MR_GRUMPY
Nov 14, 2003 7:31 AM
When you're out on the road, the last thing that you need, is not to be able to hear EVERYTHING that is going on around you.
It's almost winter!dzrider
Nov 14, 2003 8:29 AM
I put my ride in the stand, crank up the music, turn out the lights and spin like a lunatic in the dark. It's safe unless a car goes off the road and crashes into our basement. My wife and kids leave me alone, cause they just don't want to see it.
re: Poll : Favorite Music...recently?jrm
Nov 14, 2003 7:57 AM
Jem: this is where it all begins, Sebastian & Belle: when your feeling synister, Spritualized: Pure Phase, UNKLE: cant think of title and too lazy to go out in the rain and get the CD out of my car.

When i ride i listen to the ambient sounds around me..oh and my CK hub...bbbbbbbbbzbzzzbzzzzzbzbzbzbzbzbzbzzzbz
All Dave (Matthews)...all the time (nm)bigdeal
Nov 14, 2003 8:10 AM
Uncle Tupelo library currently on randomSpecialTater
Nov 14, 2003 8:13 AM
in iTunes, but any combination of Bobby Bare, Jr., The Clash, Springsteen or KEXP.org at any given time during the day.

Robert Earl Keen last night here in Memphis. Voice=Lucinda Williams+Steve Earl; Lyrics=Lyle Lovett+Jimmy Buffett; Crowd=Dave Mathews. It was allright.
Thrice, Gunmoll, August Spies, Hot Water Music, Tsunami Bomb nmrussw19
Nov 14, 2003 8:34 AM
In my head, at race start line: Eminem - Lose Yourself (nm)hrv
Nov 14, 2003 8:38 AM
So much . . .Dropped
Nov 14, 2003 8:50 AM
Buddy and Julie Miller. Caitlin Cary. Willy Porter. Guy Clark. Jim Lauderdale. Pat Green. Robert Bradley. Robert Earl Keen. Reckless Kelly. Cross Canadian Ragweed. Whiskeytown. Bottlerockets. Iron Maiden. Priest. In Flames. Soilwork. Arch Enemy. Iced Earth. Dio/Martin-era Sabbath. Richmond Fontaine. Armored Saint. Thin Lizzy. Ryan Adams. Emmylou. And on and on.
Blues, 50s-70s Rock & Roll, "Real" R&Bvindicator
Nov 14, 2003 8:54 AM
That's the good stuff. Looking forward to "Let it Be Naked".

Just about any kind of blues as long as it's a clean recording (scratchy recordings from the '20s don't do it for me. Electric, Acoustic (Keb Mo, Taj Mahal), whatever.

But I don't listen while I ride. Sometimes I sing, though.
Bjork, Pagan PoetryKen of Fresno
Nov 14, 2003 9:06 AM
I'm neither pagan nor much into portry, but there's just something about her voice. Debut or Post are probably better albums to ride to though. By the way, the video for Pagan Poetry is not for the little ones.

http://www.bjork.com
Ska, Punk, various others but NOT countrysn69
Nov 14, 2003 9:12 AM
Fishbone
Bob Marley
Husker Du
Black Flag
Mojo Nixon
The Beatfarmers
Everclear
Buck O Nine
Coltrane
Davis
Guster
The Who
Southern Culture On The Skids
and I thought my taste was all over the board..mtbmon
Nov 14, 2003 9:29 AM
Guster, The Who, Bob Marley, and The Beatfarmers.....you might as well throw some country in there just for good measure!
How about Uncle Tupelo...loved them. nmsn69
Nov 14, 2003 9:53 AM
NICE!!!!funknuggets
Nov 14, 2003 11:39 AM
Man, makes me want to dig out my Descendants, Sonic Youth, and 7 Seconds. Man, Its gonna be a fun spin tonight!!!!!

Nice call on the Husker Du, though... haven't listened to the likes of Bob Mould since Candy... Wow... pull out the Smiths and spin down the lanes of late 80's bliss.

Rock on,
Chris
Phish, Robert Randolph, CASH nmbburgbiker
Nov 14, 2003 9:13 AM
any Delbert McClinton or LyleLovett nmLeroy
Nov 14, 2003 9:43 AM
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Delbert's agent is a guy named Dave HickeyDave Hickey
Nov 14, 2003 10:25 AM
And he lives in the same city I do. I get 3 or 4 calls/wk from people trying to book Delbert.
Delbert's agentLeroy
Nov 15, 2003 7:14 AM
That's got to be a real whip...ever thought about just booking one for meanness? Nah, don't do it... by the way, don't you live around Southlake? I'm down in Ellis County.
any Delbert McClinton or LyleLovett nmhawker12
Nov 15, 2003 5:36 PM
You bet...love those guys. Lyle rides bike and motorcycles.
A cool guy. Also Clapton, and just got the new Shelby Lynn CD.
John Scofield, some new electronic bossa nova, New Order..nmSpunout
Nov 14, 2003 10:24 AM
Right now it's the Grateful Deadboyd2
Nov 14, 2003 10:44 AM
Terrapin Station in my computer and Europe '72 in my car. Other stuff on my desk:
Old and in the Way
Tony Rice
David Grisman
Every Steely Dan Album
Clapton
Little Feet
Bob Marley
MOFOFUNKA (favorite local band)
Crazyfish - Live at Mick O'Sheas (My band)
Right now it's the Grateful DeadtheBreeze
Nov 14, 2003 12:18 PM
I use the entire disk 3 from the "So Many Roads" box set for a spinn class. Something about "The Wheel" is perfect for class. ;)
Feats!vindicator
Nov 17, 2003 5:28 PM
Best band no one's ever heard of? Great stuff, it just doesn't make any sense for these guys to be as obscure as they are. Only band that gives them a run for tightness is the JBs...

V
Johnny Cash, Hank Williams (not Jr.) , Carter Family......lanterne rouge
Nov 14, 2003 10:39 AM
Bill Monroe, Tenessee Ernie Ford, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline all the way to John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and Dave Brubeck. Generous portions of Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald and Etta James will do also. I like 80's music too, 70's stuff (including John Denver and Jim Croce - go ahead and laugh.) Pretty eclectic. The only types of music I can't listen to are Rap and the Rap Metal (Limp Bizkit, Tool, Rage) stuff. (I believe there is talent there, I just can't stand to hear people sing about how tough or mean they are.)
Eclectic tastes, but current faves include:PseuZQ
Nov 14, 2003 10:40 AM
Stereolab!!
Orbital
The Orb
Chemical Brothers
Bjork
Banco de Gaia
The Mermen
Ben Folds
old Genesis
old skool punk (DKs, Black Flag, et al. plus the retro Brit punk stuff like Sham 69 and Stiff Little Fingers)
The Smiths
Kraftwerk
Fat Boy Slim
Robert Fripp
Adrian Belew ("She was a Momur!!")
Just now getting into Radiohead (late to the party, I know...)

Former fave bands when I was younger:
Ultravox
David Bowie
The Tubes (before they went commercial)
Rush
Zeppelin
B-52s (again, before they went commercial)

Lots more...that's all I can think of now
Dang, how could I forget: X! (nm)PseuZQ
Nov 14, 2003 10:41 AM
X.....great band! (nm)lanterne rouge
Nov 14, 2003 10:44 AM
"The phone's off the hook,...but you're not!"(nm)Dale Brigham
Nov 14, 2003 10:56 AM
The TransplantsshrEd
Nov 14, 2003 11:16 AM
Right now, it's the Transplants, but before that it was the new AFI...

Punk's not dead! Ed Is Dead (Pixies reference for those keeping score at home)...

Ed
Any band on the Joe Dirt soundtrack n/mAaronL
Nov 14, 2003 11:33 AM
re: Poll : Favorite MusicBloated Dog
Nov 14, 2003 2:26 PM
Steve Gibbons Band, Neil Young, Lou Reed, REM, Ramones, David Johansen, Warren Zevon (RIP), and a few more...
re: Poll : Favorite Musicpump
Nov 14, 2003 4:00 PM
The Canadian trio -- RUSH!!!! nm
re: Poll : Favorite Musicrufus
Nov 14, 2003 4:29 PM
the replacements
wilco
blue rodeo
the silos
springsteen
the rolling stones
john hiatt
nick cave
The Strokes and Techno nmIndurain 03
Nov 14, 2003 5:37 PM
C'mon now, no U2?CritLover
Nov 14, 2003 7:23 PM
Any album, yes, even Pop. Then of course there's Rush, Police, Queen, Clapton, Foreigner, Living Colour, REM, old) Def Leppard, AC/DC, Metallica, Van Halen, and The Cult.

What can I say I was raised in the 80's. Not the extent of my list though, the 70's, 90's, and new millenium music I'll save for the next music thread.

I must admit, I haven;t heard of a lot of the names listed here- talk about some obscure music!