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Jethro Tull - Heavy Horses - the remastered version which includes two extra tracks - both brilliant and should have been on the original release. It's rare an album gets 10/10 from me but this is one of them. An inspired piece of work.

'Oh the leaded window opened
To move the dancing candle flame
And the first moths of summer
Suicidal came'

Who writes lyrics like this anymore...........?
'The purpose of life is a life of purpose' - Athena Orchard.
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Dire Straits - Making Movies - 1980


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from the unopened stack
nice to hear from an old friend on occasion
love the whole album

in love with this one the first time I heard it




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Golden Earring - Moontan - the high point of their career. Love this album.
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For the first time in a VERY long time the original Aqualung by Jethro Tull - it has not aged one bit. Still sounds as fresh as the day I bought it. Masterful.
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Pavlov’s Dog – an annual airing, pretty much. I really enjoy listening to both Pampered Menial and At the Sound of the Bell a couple of times, and then off they go again, relegated to the back of the heap for a while ... 



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Oneness (Silver Dreams ~ Golden Reality) – Devadip Carlos Santana. I like this incarnation of Señor Santana. Not the most consistent of albums, but it doesn’t matter all that much – the good stuff compensates for the lesser moments. It’s going in rock because it doesn’t seem to fit in alternative, it’s not pop, or easy listening and it’s not jazz – maybe jazz rock, if you had to stick on a label.
 
The title track is very fabulous - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zLSwiWz9Ws, and so is “Guru’s Song”, although they are like chalk and cheese, the latter being a much more modest affair … nice keys too - by drummer, Narada Michael Walden, who is obviously a talented man  Big Grin



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TINA TURNER  "all the best" cd 2015

an updated version o her previous solo compilation....
2cds, thirty-three tracks....
most were singles, others either newly recorded or covers....
either way, a classy affair from who I consider to be the greatest female rocker
in the history of rock music...
awesome stuff!!!!!,
now, the tough choice, what track to post????

ok, decided to go for the reggae influenced duet with Mr David Bowie...



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from the unopened stack
these 2 Dylan's
I know the second one is out of place
I didn't want to post in another thread
i'm lazy, ok, get off my back already


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the first I have on vinyl
never was that good on it
only Senor and No Time to Think work for me
first album I think that he included the black female backing vocals
took a while for that to sink in for me
and it had not for this album

the other album
Bob is off on his standards covers kick
I do think my roller coaster ride is coming to an end
what a long strange trip
Love you Bob

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Return to Ommadawn - the more I hear it the more I like it. I was skeptical at first but now I am hooked.
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Got tired of hearing endless Christmas songs on the radio this morning so I raided one of the CD racks - out popped Roxy Music's 'Avalon' and Camel's 'A Nod and a Wink'. My neighbours have all gone away for the day so the volume is going up.

Always wondered who did that amazing female vocal on Avalon - turns out it was a Haitian singer, Yanick Etienne, recording in one of the adjoining studios and Phil and Bryan both commented on the fact that she had a superb voice. The rest, as they say, is history. A true classic.
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