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Play a Song - Archives
Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Fri Jul 04th 2008, 02:26 PM
Anything you want. Let 'er rip

Happy Independence Day!

Here is mine. It has been a hec of a week. I miss the ol' man. It's all good though. Good times.
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Desperados waiting for a train

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJA4TGOAn98

I played the Red River Valley
He'd sit in the kitchen and cry
Run his fingers through 50 years of livin'
And wonder, "Lord, hell has every well I've drilled gone dry?"

We were friends, me and this old man
We's like desperados waitin' for a train
Desperados waitin' for a train

He's a drifter, a driller of oil wells
He's an old school man of the world
He let me drive his car when he was too drunk to
And he'd wink and give me money for the girls
And our lives was like, some old Western movie
Like desperados waitin' for a train
Like desperados waitin' for a train

From the time that I could walk he'd take me with him
To a bar called the Green Frog Cafe
There were old men with beer guts and dominoes
Lying 'bout their lives while they played
I was just a kid, they all called " His Sidekick"
Just like desperados waitin' for a train
Like desperados waitin' for a train

One day I looked up and he's pushin' sixty
He's got brown tobacco stains all down his chin
Well to me he was a hero of this country
So why's he all dressed up like them old men
Drinkin' beer and playin' Moon and Forty-two
Jus' like desperados waitin' for a train
Like a desperado waitin' for a train

The day 'fore he died he went to see me
I was grown and he was almost gone.
So we just closed our eyes and dreamed us up a kitchen
And sang one more verse to that old song
(spoken) Come on, Jack, that son-of-a-bitch is comin'

We're desperados waitin' for a train
Was like desperados waitin' for a train
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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Thu Jul 03rd 2008, 04:18 PM

My Punkin


Punkin's ol' man (toting bags)


My Munkee


Hairy Munkee


Some Stray Kid


Two Munkees


Happy Family


...Drum Roll please....

Bebbe's first poopy diaper!




*whew*

Everything went off without a hitch. It was soooo cute watching daughter and her man during their shock. This is gonna be good

I think I'll have a beer and take a nap. It's like I just had a baby or some crap

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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Sat May 24th 2008, 10:59 PM
thanks to whoever it was that I love. Happy birthday young man.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Dylan

"Times are changing" - Bob Dylan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vou4qUu5YY

Lyrics in the video


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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Fri May 23rd 2008, 02:40 PM
My daughter is officially a Certified Nursing Assistant.

She gets a raise too.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Certified_Nur...



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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Wed May 14th 2008, 03:05 PM
any genre. Just play a song that you recently found and liked or one you were turned on to.

I like this "new" one by Emmy Rossum. I was looking for an old bluegrass type song and saw this. Emmy was in a favorite movie of mine called Songcatcher and was a totally different person.

Here is the song I discovered. Below it is the song I was looking for originally.
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Artist: Emmy Rossum
Album: Inside Out
Title: Slow Me Down

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0eGe-VV7I8

Rushing and racing and running in circles,
Moving so fast I'm forgetting my purpose.
Blur of the traffic is sending me spinning,
Getting nowhere.

My head and my heart are colliding - chaotic.
Pace of the world - I just wish I could stop it.
Try to appear like I've got it together - I'm falling apart.

Save me.
Somebody take my hand and lead me.
Slow me down.
Don't let love pass me by,
Just show me how.
Cause I'm ready to fall.
Slow me down.
Don't let me live a lie,
Before my life flies by.
I need you to slow me down.

Sometimes I fear that I might disappear.
In the blur of fast-forward I falter again.
Forgetting to breath,
I need to sleep.
I'm getting nowhere.
All that I've missed I see in the reflection.
Passed me while I wasn't paying attention.
Tired of rushing, racing, and running.
I'm falling apart.

Tell me.
Oh won't you take my hand and lead me.
Slow me down.
Don't let love pass me by.
Just show me how.
Cause I'm ready to fall
Slow me down.
Don't let me live a lie,
Before my life flies by.
I need you to slow me down.
Just show me.
I need you to slow me down.

The noise of the world is getting me caught up.
Chasing the clock and I wish I could stop it.
Just need to breathe,
Somebody please.

Slow me down.
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Emmy Rossum singing Fair and Tender Ladies from the movie Songcatcher

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAUcOXSDgR4

Come all ye fair and tender ladies
Take warning how you court your men
They're like a star on a summer's mornin'
They first appear and then they're gone

They'll tell to you some loving story
Then declare they love you well
Then away they'll go and court some other
And leave you here in grief to dwell

I wish I was some little sparrow
and I had wings to fly so high
I'd fly away to my false lover
and when he'd speak I would deny

For love is handsome, love is charming
And love is beauty while it's new
But love grows cold as love grows older
And fades away like mornin' dew
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An Iris Dement Bonus.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6ArylRGWME




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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Sat May 03rd 2008, 11:29 PM
Some of my favorite genres.



I have to continue my teasing of BNL, traditionally by playing a song for her. I wish she was around more.
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John Mayer - Your Body Is A Wonderland

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAfxi_5jOaM

We got the afternoon
You got this room for two
One thing I've left to do
Discover me
Discovering you

One mile to every inch of
Your skin like porcelain
One pair of candy lips and
Your bubblegum tongue

'Cause if you want love
We'll make it
Swimming a deep sea
Of blankets
Take all your big plans
And break 'em
This is bound to be a while

Your body Is a wonderland
Your body is a wonder (I'll use my hands)
Your body Is a wonderland

Something 'bout the way the hair falls in your face
I love the shape you take when crawling towards the pillowcase
You tell me where to go and
Though I might leave to find it
I'll never let your head hit the bed
Without my hand behind it

you want love?
We'll make it
Swimming a deep sea
Of blankets
Take all your big plans
And break 'em
This is bound to be a while

Your body Is a wonderland
Your body is a wonder (I'll use my hands)
Your body Is a wonderland

Damn baby
You frustrate me
I know you're mine all mine all mine
But you look so good it hurts sometimes

Your body Is a wonderland
Your body is a wonder (I'll use my hands)
Your body Is a wonderland
Your body is a wonderland
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EDIT: for picture

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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Wed Apr 30th 2008, 11:16 AM
"In 1925 The Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tennessee, begins Saturday night radio broadcasts featuring regional music, helps fuse Southeastern and Western styles, creating country and western genre.Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. It has roots in traditional folk music, Celtic music, blues, gospel music, hokum, and old-time music and evolved rapidly in the 1920s. The term country music began to be used in the 1940s when the earlier term hillbilly music was deemed to be degrading, and the term was widely embraced in the 1970s.

In the Southwestern United States a different mix of ethnic groups created the music that became the Western music of the term country and western. (This is "Singing Cowboy," "Western Swing," and "Hillbilly Boogie" music)

Vernon Dalhart was the first country singer to have a nationwide hit in May of 1924 with 'Wreck of the Old '97.' The flip side of this record was 'Lonesome Road Blues,' which also became very popular."
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Hank Snow singing Vernon Dalhart's song.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNo0cGi1xZU

Wreck of the Old 97

They gave him his orders in Monroe, Virginia
Saying, Steve you're way behind time
This is not 38, but it's old 97
You must put her into Spencer on time

He turned and he said to his black greasy fireman
Just shovel on a little more coal
When we cross that White Oak Mountain
You can Watch that old 97 roll

It's a mighty rough road from Lynchburg to Danville
In a line on a three mile grade
It was on this grade that he lost his air brakes
So you can see what a jump he made

He was going down grade, making ninty miles an hour
When his whistle broke into a scream
He was found in the wreck with his hand on the throttle
And was scalded to death by the steam

Now ladies, you must take warning
From this time on and learn
Never speak harsh words to your true loveful husband
He may leave and never return
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I got the info from Wiki. Hehe, I'm hoping this goes better than yesterday's topic lol.

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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Tue Apr 29th 2008, 01:25 PM
What was going on in the rest of the world as Blues/Jazz dominated The United States music during the late 1800s and early 1900s?

I've been watching YouTube and reading Wiki all morning to find out. Perhaps you know a genre, style, or have additions from your family history you'd like to add.

No holds barred. Let 'er rip
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Dance Music in Latin America

Argentina
-Tango
Carlos Gardel - Volver
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEAq4c5h2Vw

Brazil
-Samba
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THk5GB3JYG4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulcXYjb4eBU

Puerto Rico
-Plena (history of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjQfgbAmozQ very long)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZO6Rsl6mWw
-Bomba (not really but funny http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEVyDmcF7u0 )
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WER-QnHFQlk

"Traditional Folk" in Europe

Russia
-Bashkir
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7NPXJSxUHM

Switzerland
-Appenzell Quartetts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQ3tbHw_4OU

Germany
-"Oom-pah" or "Umpapa" music
The Chicken Dance
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fal5JVqN2C8

Bohemian Polka
-Beer barrel polka
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5LlQdiCeO8

Romania
-Goldenshteyn Music
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6_sh93E5Bw

Irish Drinking Songs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2H48sk4alqE *grins*

Australian music appears to be much like USA's

I couldn't find a "change" in Asian music date-wise for the most part. It went from five hundred year old traditions to modern dance musics. If you know do tell.

Sadly, of all the continents none had as much to do with the advancement of today's music than the people of Africa. For this I am truly grateful and sorrowful simultaneously.

Anyhow... since I couldn't decide what followed jazz I went with this

Have fun

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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Mon Apr 28th 2008, 10:26 AM
I admittedly know very little about jazz, so this will be a learning experience for me.

I just wanted to bridge the "play a blues tune" thread to contemporary stuff. How better to do so than to add syncopation and backbeat. Hmmm.. I guess backbeat is in blues too. I'm not real sure what syncopation is. I'm guessing it is out of the ordinary stressing/not stressing of beats. That makes jazz the best candidate in my mind.

Duke Ellington is the only jazz name I can think of
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Duke Ellington - Mood Indigo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GohBkHaHap8

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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Fri Apr 25th 2008, 12:19 PM
Any SubGenre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_blues...

From Memphis to Chicago and all the way to the Delta... Good stuffs indeed. It is where much originated.

Acoustic preferably. I know Zepplin/Stones is blues, but I'm going for old school.

Here is Sleepy John Estes and John Henry Barbee getting down to some serious chillbump producing blues.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwNhXSt_WN0

Have a super Friday!

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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Thu Apr 24th 2008, 08:56 AM
That is from these European Music Eras

Renaissance (1400 1600)
Baroque (1600 1760)
Classical (1730 1820)

Just have fun with it. If you know the period and any back story on the piece, feel free to share.
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Philippine Madrigal Singers doing "What Matters Most"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU9Tv213Jzw

It's not how long we held each other's hand
What matters is how well we loved each other
It's not how far we traveled on our way
Of what we found to say
It's not the spring you see, but all the shades of green

It's not how long I held you in my arms
What matters is how sweet the years together
It's not how many summertimes we had to give to fall
The early morning smiles we tearfully recall
What matters most is that we loved at all.

It's not how many summertimes we had to give to fall
The early morning smiles we tearfully recall
What matters most is that we loved at all.

What matters most is that we loved at all.
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I wonder if this will take off



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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Tue Apr 22nd 2008, 02:13 PM
Any Genre

Play a song about Earth, environment, habitat... etc.

Well, you know I was gonna do it

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Edit: Forgot Artist/song title

Neil Young - Be the Rain

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-grY0V3RDc

Save the planet for another day
Attention shoppers.
Buy with your conscience and save.

Save the planet for another day
Save Alaska!
Let the caribou stay.

Don't care what the governments say
They're all bought
and paid for anyway.

Save the planet for another day
Hey Big Oil!
What do you say?

We were runnin' through the night
Never knowin' if we would see the light
Paranoid schizophrenic visions
Livin in fear of the wrong decisions

We got to wake up
We got to keep goin'
If they follow us
There's no way of knowin'

We got a job to do
We got to save Mother Earth


Be the ocean when it meets the sky
You can make a difference.
If you really try.

Be the magic in the Northern lights
Six Days...
Six nights.

Be the river as it rolls along
It has three-eyed fish.
And it's smellin' strong.

Be the rain you remember fallin'
Be the rain.
Be the rain.

Yeah, rain was fallin' and we're soakin' wet
Hail is beatin' down on our heads
The wind is blowin' through our hair
Faces frozen in the frigid air

We got to get there
Alaska
We got to be there
Before the big machines

We got a job to do
We got to save Mother Earth


Dream the hunter on the western plain
The birds are all gone.
Where did they go?

Dream the fisherman in his boat
He's comin' home empty.
He's barely afloat.

Dream the logger in the great northwest
They're runnin' out of trees.
They got to give it a rest.

Dream the farmer in the old heartland
Corporate greed and chemicals
are killin' the land.

Next mornin' Sun was up at dawn
She looked around and Earth was gone
Dark visions he had last night
He needed peace, he needed light.

He heard the rumble and
He saw the big machines
The green army rose
It was a bad dream

He had a job to do
He had to save Mother Earth


Be the ocean when it meets the sky
Greek freighters are dumping
crap somewhere right now.

Be the magic in the northern lights
The ice is melting!

Be the river as it rolls along
Corporate greed!
Toxic waste!

Be the river you remember flowin
Be the rain.
Be the rain.

Be the rain you remember fallin'
Be the rain.
Be the rain.

Save the Planet for another day
Be the rain.
Be the rain.
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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Sun Apr 20th 2008, 07:32 PM
Any Genre

You know what I mean? A song about a big change for the better, an epiphany. May not be many out there but that is the task


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Bring Me To Life - Evanescence

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TILCIRspO0

How can you see into my eyes like open doors
leading you down into my core
where I've become so numb
without a soul
my spirit sleeping somewhere cold
until you find it there and lead
it back home

wake me up inside
wake me up inside
call my name and save me from the dark
bid my blood to run
before I come undone
save me from the nothing I've become

now that I know what I'm without
you can't just leave me
breathe into me and make me real
bring me to life

wake me up inside
wake me up inside
call my name and save me from the dark
bid my blood to run
before I come undone
save me from the nothing I've become
bring me to life

frozen inside without your
touch without your love darling
only you are the life among the
dead

all this time I can't believe I couldn't see
kept in the dark but you were
there in front of me
I've been sleeping a thousand years it seems
got to open my eyes to everything
without a thought
without a voice
without a soul
don't let me die here
there must be something more
bring me to life

wake me up inside
wake me up inside
call my name and save me from the dark
bid my blood to run
before I come undone
save me from the nothing I've become
bring me to life

bring me to life
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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Sat Apr 12th 2008, 06:32 PM
Any Genre

Guess what movie I watched last night. It wasn't Private Ryan.

I'll be back, but get a few going. Use your judgement on the topic.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snkbewlsUVk

Rooster - Alice in Chains

Ain't Found A Way To
Kill Me Yet
Eyes Burn With Stinging sweat
Seems Every Path Leads Me To nowhere

Wife And Kids And Household Pet
Army Green Was No Safe Bet
The Bullets Scream To Me From Somewhere

Here They Come To Snuff The Rooster
Yeah Here Come The Rooster
You Know He Ain't Gonna Die
No He Ain't Gonna Die

Here They Come To Snuff The Rooster
Yeah Here Come The Rooster
You Know He Ain't Gonna Die
No He Ain't Gonna Die

Walkin' Tall Machine Gun Man
They Spit On Me In My Homeland
Gloria Sent Me Pictures
Of My Boy
Got My Pills 'Gainst
Mosquito Death
My Buddy's Breathin'
His Dyin' Breath
Oh God Please Won't You Help
Me Make It Through

Here They Come To Snuff The Rooster
Yeah Here Come The Rooster
You Know He Ain't Gonna Die
No He Ain't Gonna Die
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Posted by Inchworm in The DU Lounge
Fri Apr 04th 2008, 07:25 PM
Any Genre

You know what I mean. Play a song with innuendo or "hip lingo" to thwart the Man, and the sort.

PS: Happy Friday!! and where are the bouncing boobies?!?
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Chuck Berry - My Ding-a-ling

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQ_B62k9sQk

When I was a little bitty boy
my grandmother bought me a cute little toy
Silver bells hangin' on a string
she told me it was my ding a ling

My ding a ling, my ding a ling
I want to play with my ding a ling
My ding a ling, my ding a ling
I want to play with my ding a ling

And then mother took me to Grammer School
But I stopped all in the vestibule
Every time that bell would ring
catched me playin' with my ding a ling

Once I was climbing the garden wall
I slipped and had a terrible fall
I fell so hard I heard bells ring
but held on to my ding a ling

Once I was swimming cross Turtle creek
many snappers all around my feet
Shure was hard swimming cross that thing
with both hands holdin' my ding a ling

This here song it aint so sad
the cutest little song you ever had
those of you who will not sing
You must be playin' with your own ding a ling
My ding a ling

Your ding a ling, your ding a ling
We saw you playin' with your ding a ling
My ding a ling everybody sing
I want to play with my ding a ling
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