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What genre of music do you listen to when at the bench ?  

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    • Easy Listening
      0
    • Rock & Roll
      35
    • Smooth Jazz
      4
    • Talk Radio
      5
    • Country
      4
    • R & B
      1
    • Neighbors dog barking
      0
    • Significant other telling you to put that thing down and do some work around here
      1
    • Other
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Some of my faves, both current and long-time ...

Bruce Springsteen

The Band

Them Crooked Vultures

Miranda Lambert

John Prine

Warren Zevon

Johnny Cash

Bob Dylan

Steve Earle

Old Crow Medicine Show

Mastodon

Tom Petty

Elvis Costello

Green Day

My Morning Jacket

Brad Paisley

Wilco

The Avett Brothers

Lucinda Williams

Jamey Johnson

The Hold Steady

Little Feat

Creedence Clearwater Revival/John Fogerty

The Replacements

Led Zeppelin

Thin Lizzy

The Grateful Dead

You have some mighty fine choices on that list! ;)

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if it between 6 and 11 AM...its lex and terry...after that mostly 60's...70's rock....

LOL laugh.gif , i listen to them too, that is some funny stuff! i loved it when "D & Taint" went out and did pranks on people, lol.

classic: "spread my momma" laugh.gif

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Thanks, Harry, much appreciated! ;)

BTW, a couple albums (yeah. I still call 'em that) that I seem to click up on my iPod as often as any these days are "Under the Covers" Vols. 1 and 2 by Matthew Sweet and the still-magically babe-a-licious former Bangle Susannah Hoffs. As the the title implies, both are all-covers albums _ Vol. 1 is '60s tunes, Vol. 2 '70s. Some of their choices are songs you've heard a million times, i.e. "You're So Vain" and "Monday, Monday." Others are a bit more obscure, and all were obviously chosen because of the pair's love for them.

The two really don't try to better the originals, but, sometimes they manage to _ for example, Hoffs is sublime on "Different Drum." And, their take on Yes' "I've Seen All Good People" is wonderfully weird! :P

I still call them "albums" too! ;) In fact I still call them "records!"

Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs? Now there's an "odd couple!" ;)

Ok, my faves (not for listening to when building models, but for listening to and paying attention)... ;)

First and foremost-The Beatles. Head and shoulders above anyone else. Truly in a category all by themselves. Their musical talent and creativity is just staggering. To think that the same band put out both "Blackbird" and "Helter Skelter" is amazing. Nobody that's come along so far in my lifetime even comes close to what they accomplished.

As far as the "mere mortals," Bruce Springsteen is number one. Again, the scope of his music is amazing, from the starkness of the "Nebraska" album to the personal and emotional songs like "The River" and "Brilliant Disguise" and "Something in the Night" to the all-out rockers like "Born to Run" and "No Surrender."

As for the rest of my all-time faves... can't possibly rank them in any order; they're all great. So in no particular order:

The Eagles

The Byrds

Led Zeppelin

Tom Petty/Heartbreakers

Fleetwood Mac

Rolling Stones

Pink Floyd

Pearl Jam

Jimi Hendrix

Boston (guilty pleasure!)

and maybe Sheryl Crow makes the list, too.

And many more just a hair below the top ten, like Creedence, The Doors, Elvis Costello, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Motown (Supremes, Temps, Four Tops) etc.

And then of course, the hundreds, if not thousands of others that I like to one extent or another...

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Personally I am kind of partial to Winton Marcellus both his classical and jazz albums. I personally think the "Gabriel's Garden" is an incredible exercise of the piccolo trumpet. If I don't have a CD on then the tube is on speed or history channel. Both are good for the concentration.

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The CB radio and/or scanner is on in the build room here

I gotta get my CB's back in the cars and going. I've never had a base however I have had some great mobiles. Frankly give me a classic Trucker style Cobra not the new black plastic ones and a Firestick and you'll find a happy Railfreak. Now I really need a scanner for the railroads and I'd be even happier.

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so harry should i listen to Insane Clown Posse and talk radio at the same time then ? :lol:

but ya i love some of the stuff you listen to as well....

The Eagles

The Byrds

Led Zeppelin

Tom Petty/Heartbreakers

Rolling Stones

Pink Floyd

Jimi Hendrix

Bruce Springsteen

and.......

Johnny Cash

Bob Dylan

The Grateful Dead

as well my list can go on and on

Brian.......5FDP RULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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When building, I like either light jazz or classical on. I find it helps my mind function better and concentrate more. When I had my apartment, I built in front of the TV set, so I'd build/watch, and do the delicate stuff during the commercials.

Sometimes, I'll put on an Internet station. I like WEIB in Northampton, Ma., which is a nice smooth jazz station with an excellent Internet broadcast- it doesn't balk, scramble, stop, fade, etc. Good thing, because eastern and central Mass. don't have smooth FM anymore.

Charlie Larkin

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well, lets look at my CD collection:

Alice In Chains

Allman Bros. Band

Bulettboys

Blue Cheer

Deep Purple

Joe Ely

Emerson, Lake and Palmer

Guess Who

Golden Earring

Gov't Mule

Jimi Hendrix

Kansas

King Crimson

Greg Lake

Little Feat

Yngwie Malmsteen

Ozzy

Phish

Pink Floyd

Procol Harum (and the one they did under the pseudonym of Liquorice John Death)

Joe Satriani

Bruce Springsteen

Steely Dan

Santana

10cc

Steve Vai

Joe Walsh

The Who

Warren Zevon

and yet there's more...

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Put in all the links you guys want... I won't listen to ###### no matter how it is presented.

I listen to classic Rock (Everyone knows that Rock & Roll was perfected in 1973 - Homer Simpson), Jazz, Blues, Classical and Talk Radio all day regardless if I am drawing, building models or slots.

Best music resides on vinyl and the names of all the artists and bands would fill a 5 gallon bucket so I won't bother mentioning even a few or posting links. :)

Very few of the "popular" artists today will be around even two years from now due to a fickly public and a money greedy music industry who wants nothing better than to make millions by "discovering" the next Beatles or Elvis. Not to mention force feeding it down the publics throat like the stillborn "Back Street Boys". :lol:

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thats right! and harry, go check out "lex & terry" i have listend to them before, they are funny! lol

No thanks, Brandon... I'm not a fan of "morning zoo" type radio. Believe me, we have plenty of it here in Chicago (well, used to have a lot more than we do now... it's a format that's not as popular anymore).

I've heard it before. Which is exactly why I'm not a fan! :lol:

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I gotta get my CB's back in the cars and going. I've never had a base however I have had some great mobiles. Frankly give me a classic Trucker style Cobra not the new black plastic ones and a Firestick and you'll find a happy Railfreak. Now I really need a scanner for the railroads and I'd be even happier.

I run an old mobile Realistic w/ SSB powered with a Radio Shack power supply connected to a base omnidirectional Antron. I rarely talk but just listen to stuff

On the scanner, I've got two banks of 20 channels each for emergency freqs, 3 channels for railroad, a few for marine band for the local port activity, and a few for listening to HAMs. haha good stuff

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Wow, I really liked how this thread had progressed with no one insulting anyone else's musical tastes.

Note the use of the past tense in the previous sentence ... :D

Hahahahah :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: That is funny coming from such a Drama-queen such as yourself Ken.

I just feel that those who want to post what they like should say the name of the group and song instead of adding a link to "freaking who knows what" to support their odd preferences in music!

Nice post.... :rolleyes:

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