Thursday, January 13, 2011

MUSIC 2010

Let's face it 2010 was not a great  year for music, especially, compared to 1968. 
See the list below of only some for the great albums that came out that year. I have stopped buying CD's and parted with all my CD's in 2010; and went digital.
14,000 songs on my IPOD. My albums went when I left St. Paul in 2003. The only things that I miss are liner notes and album art. 
But some of the CD's I like in 2010 and some CD's that have I've been listening to lately include:

1. Robert Wyatt, Gilad Atzmon & Rob Stephen - For The Ghosts Within
2. Brad M - Highway Rider
3. Dave Holland Quintet - Critical Mass
4. West Coast Seattle Boy (box) - Jimi Hendrix
5. Leonard Cohen - Live in London
Mary and I saw Leonard Cohen December 8th in Portland- What a show 2 1/2 hours, pretty good for an old guy who skipped on stage. Great sound. Beautiful show. Also check out Live at the Isle of Wight 1970. CD and Video
6. Rolling Stones- Exile On Main Street
7. Neils Cline- Dirty Baby
8. Jason Moran - Ten
9. Charlotte Gainsbourg - IRM
10. Richard Thompson -Dream Attic

Other Things that I listened to in 20101. Anything by Sabics - Flamenco master
2.  Accordes Con Leonard Cohen - Live
3. Rosanne Cash - The List
4. Charlie Parker with Strings
5. Chico Hamilton - Man From Two Worlds
6. Charles Mingus Plays Charles Mingus
5. Joni Mitchell - Herjia
6. Moondog - Sax Pax for A Sax
7. Bob Dylan 
8. Monk - Just a Gigolo - from Misterioso, Monk's Dream, 1968 Japan
9. Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man
10. John Fahey
11. Tom Waits - Nighthawks at the Diner
12. Delaney & Bonnie -Home
13. Frank Zappa - Hot Rats
And so much more.....

1968 only some of the great albums that came out that year.
1. Jimi Hendrix - Electric Lady Land
2. Van Morrison- Astral Weeks
3. Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat
4. Leonard Cohen- Songs of Leonard Cohen
5. The Band - Music from Big Pink
6. Frank Zappa and The Mothers - We're Only In It For The Money
7. Big Brother and The Holding Company - Cheep Thrills
8. Bloomfield, Kooper,Stills - Super Session
9. Quicksilver Messenger Service- Quicksilver Messenger Service
10. The Greatful Dead - Anthem of the Sun
11. The Soft Machine - The Soft Machine
12. The Electric Flag - A Long Time Coming
13. Traffic - Traffic
14. Dusty Spingfield - Dusty in Memphis
15. The Byrds - Sweetheart Of THe Rodeo 

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