What Do You Like?

You can tell a lot about a person from their music. These are some of my all time favorites – please post yours.

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57 Responses to What Do You Like?

  1. tom0mason says:

    Here’s one for you Steve, it Peter Green ( from the original 1968-72 version of Fleetwood Mac) and ‘Man of the World’…

  2. Sundance says:

    Several of my favorites playing together here.

  3. Chuck says:

    This sums up my memories in the 90’s

  4. Chuck says:

    I’ll always remember the Cars from the late 70’s and early 80’s….

  5. Jimmy Haigh. says:

    This is the only good video available of Django Reinhardt.

  6. tom0mason says:

    And the unusual version of an old Jimi Hendrix song ‘Little Wing’ live by Hungarian guitar legend Tibor TΓ‘trai. The solo in the middle is just amazing.

  7. Mike Mangan says:

    Earth is allowed to enter the Galactic Federation after aliens check out this video….

  8. Mike Mangan says:

    And finally, one of the great moments in rock and roll history…

    • jeremyp99 says:

      Gotta love Queen – but they were Rock music’s version of music hall πŸ™‚

      And here’s my take on matters – rock music, and rock ‘n roll, are very different beasts in that you can’t dance to rock music – but have to to rock ‘n roll.

      Bohemian Rhapsody is magnificent – no two ways about it – but you can’t dance to it like youi can, say, to Brown Sugar, can you?!

      Discuss amongst yourselves.

  9. tom0mason says:

    Not rock and roll, not blues but very 1970s, from the BBC Radiophonics Workshop –
    Peter Howell – Greenwich Chorus

  10. nomoregore says:

    back a little further…

  11. nomoregore says:

    Don’t miss this one….

  12. nomoregore says:

    Sorry.. one more… not an official video, but the song sssssmokes

  13. Stephen Richards says:

    I’m a very old ex-guitarist of a small town band. I like pretty well most of these wonderful posts particularly the Eagles.

  14. Stephen Richards says:

    What a great post and comments. Thanks Steven and you guys. Made my sunday.

  15. Aurora Svant says:

    Sometimes, I choose one to be a particular theme-music for all programming sessions of a project, so there are a few titles that I used to have played continuously for up to a couple of weeks while I’m developing a module… Provides some background music and avoid being distracted by the music changing every few minutes.

  16. Lawrence13 says:

    That’s a hard one Steve but here in the UK we have a radio program called ‘Desert Island Discs’ where you choose ten pieces of music. So my choices here are ones that I never grow tired off.

    In no particular order

  17. ralphcramdo says:

    Robert Palmer is one of my all time favorites.

  18. Chuck L says:

    Among many –

    Ten Year After


    Return to Forever

    Mahavishnu Orchestra

    The Police

  19. Chuck L says:

    Darn – didn’t work!

  20. jeremyp99 says:

    Oh – and Talking Heads, one of the finest funk bands of all time.

    A song for our times…

  21. jeremyp99 says:

    Oh and then there’s The Band of course…

  22. “Who knows only his own generation, remains always a child”:

    Camille Saint-Saens, Symphony No. 3
    Franz Schubert, Unfinished Symphony (and his many still-hits songs, like “Ave Maria”)
    Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 (and many others)
    (Beethoven, Mozart, Dvorak, Haydn, every Strauss down to Richard–“Also Sprach Zarathustra”, etc., etc., etc.,….)

    ’50’s and ’60’s Pop: everything, including
    Dave “Baby” Cortez, “The Happy Organ”
    “Telstar” (the original hit version)
    Laura Brannigan, “Gloria”
    Fleetwood Mac, “Rumors”
    Judy Collins, “Both Sides Now” album
    Cyndi Lauper, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” album
    Every Moody Blues album
    Babe Pino and his orchestra–a blues band when I was in graduate school in Worcester, MA
    Connie Stevens, everything
    Patsy Cline, everything
    “Man of La Mancha”
    “The Music Man”
    “Damn Yankees”
    “The Pajama Game”–and everything else by Doris Day

    “Silent Night, Holy Night”
    “O, Holy Night”
    everything by Tennessee Ernie Ford
    everything by Eddie Arnold
    everything by Roy Rogers and The Sons of The Pioneers
    everything by Jacques Brel
    everything by Andy Williams

    everything by Glenn Miller
    obviously, I could go on…

  23. fridayjoefriday says:

    Well now I don’t know if I can top those before mine, but I give it a try.
    First off this isn’t music video, but with all of the grief in the world, I’d thought a little pledge would go nicely.

    Now a song for the despot of America, and his band of scum.

    That’s enough for now, but there are many more. I knew I forgot the most important one of all. This song should be the Tea Party’s anthem


    • jeremyp99 says:

      Steppenwolf! Yeah – saw them way way back in Manchester – UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology). John Fahey played as well, on a stool in the bar. Saw Pionk Floyd there, with Roy Harper. 10 bob a ticket. Happy daze πŸ™‚

  24. SandyInLimousin says:

    My two all time favourite Runrig tracks Only the Brave and An Ubhal As Airde {The Highest Apple} Live at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Party.

    and The Kursaal Flyers- Little Does She Know

  25. Mike Mangan says:

    Scorpions doing …”Dust in the Wind.” Listen past 1:30 for full effect…

  26. Robert Austin says:

    I have a ton of “likes” in rock and doo-wop but opera is crack cocaine for me.

  27. Robertv says:

    Depends the mood I’m in. From Beethoven to AC DC. But you can wake me up for fried liver and onions.

  28. jeremyp99 says:

    And your first live rock ‘n roll?

    Me – Cliff Richard and the Shadows, ABC Ardwick, Manchester, winter of 1958. Cliff hadn’t got god then, and was going to be England’s Elvis. Shurely shome mishtake.. πŸ™‚

  29. jimash1 says:

    From The Band through Red Skelton to Steppenwolf and Yes, I like all of the above.

    If you’ve got some quality sound you will like this

    Sometimes we all get the Blues

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