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    Re: The "I Don't Change the Station If This Song Comes On" Thread

    Spirit of Radio by Rush

    Hitch a Ride by Boston

    She’s Out of Her Mind by Blink-182

    Blue on Black by Kenny Wayne Shepherd


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    Re: The "I Don't Change the Station If This Song Comes On" Thread

    My Old School or Reelin’ in the Years by Steely Dan

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    Re: The "I Don't Change the Station If This Song Comes On" Thread

    I'm going to somewhat cheat, because the version of the following song I really love is never on the radio: Glen Campbell's ballad version of "Galveston." When Jimmy Webb wrote the song, it was a slower ballad-like song, but Glen recorded it more uptempo, backing himself with his peerless guitar playing. It was huge hit and I liked it. However a few years later Glen sometimes sang the ballad version in concert. If you get on YouTube you can find a version he recorded live circa 1977 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with Glen wearing tuxedo with wide lapels and having a pageboy style haircut. I find the song to be much more emotional and moving as a ballad, and Glen really nailed the vocal that night. Anyway, I never turn that version of the song off.
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    Re: The "I Don't Change the Station If This Song Comes On" Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Strikes Out Looking View Post
    The Boys of Summer
    Best song ever written

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    Quote Originally Posted by marcshoe View Post
    That haven't been mentioned:

    Year of the Cat -Al Stewart
    Coconut -Nillson
    Under the Milky Way -The Church
    And I'm sorry, but anything by Dylan
    Put Blood on the Tracks on repeat and forget about it.

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    For me, it's a toss-up between Blood and Blonde.
    It is on the whole probable that we continually dream, but that consciousness makes such a noise that we do not hear it. Carl Jung.

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    Re: The "I Don't Change the Station If This Song Comes On" Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by redsfan9988 View Post
    My Old School or Reelin’ in the Years by Steely Dan
    I find Steely Dan to be overrated, creepy and absolutely irresistible. Really good stuff, that song especially.

    It reminds me of when I worked in Sarasota, sitting in the back of a warehouse on a production line listening to WDUV, the Dove....some of that music just wonderfully awful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marcshoe View Post
    For me, it's a toss-up between Blood and Blonde.
    I give the nod to Blood because of Youre a Big Now- you can just feel his pain....just seeps through that whole album, that song especially. Take your pick, though. He's an amazing songwriter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dom Heffner View Post
    Best song ever written

    Melody written by Mike Campbell and Petty couldn't see anything in it for him.

    Henley's win

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    Quote Originally Posted by marcshoe View Post
    For me, it's a toss-up between Blood and Blonde.
    Highway 61 is my fav, though I wouldn't kick Blood or Desire out of the bed for eating crackers

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    Re: The "I Don't Change the Station If This Song Comes On" Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
    Melody written by Mike Campbell and Petty couldn't see anything in it for him.

    Henley's win
    It's the one song I don't just not turn the channel, but I sing along. And I do the same with the Atari's version.
    Where we gonna go?

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    Re: The "I Don't Change the Station If This Song Comes On" Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsBaron View Post
    I'm going to somewhat cheat, because the version of the following song I really love is never on the radio: Glen Campbell's ballad version of "Galveston." When Jimmy Webb wrote the song, it was a slower ballad-like song, but Glen recorded it more uptempo, backing himself with his peerless guitar playing. It was huge hit and I liked it. However a few years later Glen sometimes sang the ballad version in concert. If you get on YouTube you can find a version he recorded live circa 1977 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with Glen wearing tuxedo with wide lapels and having a pageboy style haircut. I find the song to be much more emotional and moving as a ballad, and Glen really nailed the vocal that night. Anyway, I never turn that version of the song off.
    Glen was , well... quite simply, one of the best musical talents EVER!
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    One of the ten songs I'd wanna hear right before I passed on.... Don't Fear the Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult. Any song that can romanticize death and have you feeling good after you listen to it ... my kinda song. LOVE IT. I never change the channel when it comes on.

    Its the mathematical potential for a single game to last forever, in a suspended world where no clock rules the day, that aligns baseball as much with the dead as the living.
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    Re: The "I Don't Change the Station If This Song Comes On" Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Dom Heffner View Post

    Put Blood on the Tracks on repeat and forget about it.
    I was going through a horrendous divorce when the album came out. I felt like I was living it out in real time. Searing.
    She used to wake me up with coffee ever morning

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    Re: The "I Don't Change the Station If This Song Comes On" Thread

    SOMETHING ABOUT YOU --- Boston One of my favorite Boston numbers (and I have a bunch of Boston favorites).

    Simply impossible to hear this song and not be in a better mood than before you listened. Go ahead, try it !!! Tell me I'm wrong.


    Its the mathematical potential for a single game to last forever, in a suspended world where no clock rules the day, that aligns baseball as much with the dead as the living.
    ---- Bill Vaughn

    "Science adjusts its views based on what's observed. Faith is the denial of observation so that belief can be preserved." ---Tim Minchin("Storm")

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    Re: The "I Don't Change the Station If This Song Comes On" Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Roy Tucker View Post
    I was going through a horrendous divorce when the album came out. I felt like I was living it out in real time. Searing.
    Its the subject of the piece


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