What are you listening to Part 'You Linear Thinkers ... Arrrghhh'

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Van Morrison - A Sense Of Wonder

These are the days~Van Morrison

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Lance Canales & The Flood - Plane Wreck At Los Gatos (Deportee)

In 1948, a plane carrying 32 passengers crashed in the Los Gatos Canyon, California killing everyone on board. The media, including the New York Times, listed the names of the pilots, the flight attendant and the immigration guard but all 28 of the migrant workers (braceros) were labeled as deportees. This angered folk singer Woody Gutherie who wrote a poem about the crash. Almost ten years later, school teacher Martin Hoffman composed a melody to Gutherie's poem and that song became well known with covers by the likes of Johnny Cash, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan and many more.

Around 2010 Central Valley writer Tim Z. Hernandez discovered the story and soon began a project of finding the names and surviving relatives. Soon after musician Lance Canales joined the journey and composed his own version of the legendary song with Hernandez reading all the names of the deceased workers. Thanks to a fundraiser spearheaded by the two artist a new head stone has been built in the Holy Cross honoring all 32 passengers.

 

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Ani DiFranco & Ry Cooder Deportee

..another version of the song

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..the second song is called "war racket". very nice!

First Play: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Medicine Songs

Streaming ends on November 10, 2017

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Pearl Jam/Eddie Vedder -- Imagine (John Lennon Cover)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OWI-J4d18c

 

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..at the end of the fearless city summit there was a dinner and dance. this band provided the music.

Miramundo - Alma de papel

Miramundo "Brazilian songs blended in Barcelona with mediterranean salt".

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Dead Horses - "American Poor"

Frank Turner - Be More Kind

Alice Coltrane - Turiya And Ramakrishna

Sons Of Kemet - Your Queen Is A Reptile

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Aisha Badru - Mind On Fire

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Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, CHIC + Nile Rodgers, Johnny Guitar Watson, Bob Marley, Burning Spear, Art Blakey & the Messengers, Miles Davis, BB King, Snap, Adventures of Stevie V, Crystal Gale, Public Enemy, Peter Gabriel, Re-Flex, David Bowie, Argent, Chicago, Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck, Peter Murphy and Bahaus, and various other motherf**ers who stole the soul like the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.

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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - White Man's World

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Rebel Diaz - FVCK I.C.E

..rbc is one of the banks profiting

Profiting From Incarcerated Children

 

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Not Dark Yet - Bob Dylan

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..at around the 3 min mark this video transforms as is among the most powerful performances i have ever seen, heard and felt.  

Aretha Franklin (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman - Kennedy Center Honors 2015

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Aretha rules.  Here is one of my favourite disco era songs even if I still think disco sucks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtUWs6muGzg

WWWTT

I listen to recordings of Mandarin Chinese lessons and conversations. Not music. I seriously doubt that listening to music would help anyone think outside the box as suggested by the opening title of this thread. Actually, I doubt you could do anything to stimulate cross linear, non-linear,spherical, left vs right brain thinking. 

I suspect that after you graduate through a typical school system, something in your brain dies forever and there's no going back. LOL!

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..txs krop. i never hear that before. nice suprise. 

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Aretha Franklin - Jumpin' Jack Flash

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..yes think. made famous via the blues brothers. 

Aretha Franklin - Think [1968] (Original Version)

Aretha Franklin - Mary, Don't You Weep

"Mary, Don't You Weep" is from the 1972 album "Amazing Grace" by Aretha Franklin.

It ultimately sold over two million copies in the United States alone, earning a Double Platinum certification. As of 2010 it is also the biggest selling disc of Aretha's entire fifty year recording career. The double album was recorded 'Live' at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles during January of 1972. It won the 1972 Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance and also stands as the biggest selling pure Gospel album in history.

A film documenting the making of the album is set to be released in 2010.

Personnel featured on the recording:

Aretha Franklin - vocals, piano

Chuck Rainey - bass

Cornell Dupree - guitar

Kenneth Lupper - organ

Pancho Morales - percussion, conga

Bernard "Pretty" Purdie - drums

Southern California Community Choir - background vocals

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The Ink Spots - We three

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..i am woman was created in response to manish boy. 

Koko Taylor - I' m a Woman

Muddy Waters - Mannish Boy 

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Night Time Is The Right Time - Ray Charles

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..haven't heard this in a while. it's time!

Tom Stormy Trio feat. Rhythm Sophie - Rockabilly Rhythm

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..interesting interview

Robbie Robertson of The Band on playing with Bob Dylan

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Marc Ribot - "Bella Ciao (Goodbye Beautiful)" (feat. Tom Waits)

"Bella Ciao (Goodbye Beautiful)" by Marc Ribot (feat. Tom Waits) from the album 'Songs Of Resistance 1942 - 2018,'

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Entrance - Not Gonna Say Your Name

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From post #320 - Bernard "Pretty" Purdie - drums

I've been learning drums the past 2 years or so, and this video of Bernard Purdie teaching how to do the "Purdie Shuffle" is about the most joyful, uplifting video I've found on youtube.   For a while I'd watch this near daily as a pickmeup.   He is one happy man, and a great drummer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1j1_aeK6WA

 

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..txs mobo. very nice. i'm a long time hand drummer myself.

We Are Here · Sharon Burch

 

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Mobina Galore - Bad Love Song

Winnipeg-based Mobina Galore signature sound is a musical hybrid of punk, alternative and pop. CBC Radio 3 named the duo one of the Top 15 Punk Bands in Canada of 2015.

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Renata Flores - Trap + Quechua - Tijeras ft. Kayfex

Ayacucho artist Renata Flores Rivera makes music in the Quechua language and her song “Tijeras” flips trap beats, and the traditional Andean danza de las tijeras, into an Indigenous cry against femicide, a rising problem in Peru.

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Sarah Lee Guthrie - I've Got to Know

Song by Woody Guthrie

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Sarah Lee Guthrie - My Peace

In times like this... I tend to reach back to my family's songs and find something appropriate. In this case... I didn't have to go to far to find this beautiful little song. It was truly one of the last songs Grandpa Woody ever wrote. My father Arlo found the lyrics scribbled down on a piece of paper and translated them into these two short verses... then put them to this melody... so beautiful... so soothing... assuring.. peaceful... I thought we could use a bit of this today.

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