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what's the last album that got you really hooked ?

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by brogh, Jan 3, 2018.

  1. brogh

    brogh Super Moderator Staff Member

    Jun 26, 2010
    italy
    I know i know you'll be probably sick of me mentioning Jason Isbell very much.

    but i'm completely hooked on " the nashville sound " what and album !

    i discovered it "late" .. and i didn't listen deeply to it up a couple of weeks ago ..

    now i have the opposite problem, it's really hard to get it off my playlist :)

    have you experienced something similar ? and with which album ?

    cheerios
     
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  2. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Apr 2, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    The War On Drugs' A Deeper Understanding, probably.

    I too got into JI&400U's Nashville Sound.

    Getting into something like an album takes time, not always readily accessible for the youtube generation.
     
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  3. fendrguitplayr

    fendrguitplayr Poster Extraordinaire

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    66
    Oct 11, 2006
    Greater Boston
    The Hellecasters - Escape from Hollywood
     
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  4. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    Tyler Childers, Purgatory
    Zephaniah OHora, This Highway
    Sam Outlaw, Tenderheart
    Sam Outlaw, Angeleno
     

  5. dogmeat

    dogmeat Tele-Meister

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    Oct 12, 2017
    Alaska
    Tommy Emmanual - Center Stage
     
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  6. rghill

    rghill Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

    Oct 16, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    1. Pink Floyd, "Obscured By Clouds". I became fascinated with "Childhood's End" on this album. It's very solid early Floyd.

    2. The Cult, "Pure Cult". This is the band I should have been listening to back in the late '80s, but always thought they were for the dressed in black crowd.
     
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  7. Acoustotron

    Acoustotron TDPRI Member Gold Supporter

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    May 9, 2012
    Here and there
    1. The Magpie Salute Live
    2. Deer Tick Vol. 1

    While I love all of Isbell's work, Sirens of the Ditch remains my favorite post-DBT album.
     
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  8. troy2003

    troy2003 Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    48
    Mar 30, 2010
    Central Minnesota
    Some of AC/DC’s deeper albums. I focused so heavily on the heavy hitters that, other than a song or two, didn’t listen to much of the obscure albums.
    ‘74 Jailbreak
    Powerage
    Let There Be Rock

    All of these are just incredible. I listen to them repeatedly
     
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  9. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
    James Taylor’s October Road.
    Before that, kd lang’s Ingenue.
    Before that, James Taylor’s Never Die Young.
    Yup, I don’t listen to much fresh stuff.
    That’s truly a major failing on my part.
     
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  10. Anode100

    Anode100 Friend of Leo's

    May 9, 2014
    Behind my beard.
    I've had 'Powerage' and 'High Voltage' on in the car a lot recently.

    Great stuff - and great tone!
     
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  11. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    ya, that Ingenue album turned my ears too

    Ben Mink, was that the producer's name? I was impressed with the production on that one

    bill, if you like James Taylor, there's a real pretty song on Sam Outlaw's record Tenderheart called "Bougainvillea, I Think"

    it's a miniature of sorts, about an old woman he was friends with, but whom he only remembers by the flower she wore in her hair

    the fingerpicking is precise, as are the lyrics, reminds me of Taylor
     
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  12. Smiff

    Smiff Tele-Meister

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    Oct 1, 2017
    UK
    I got really hooked on Dylan’s Nashville Skyline/Self Portrait stuff when I had my second child.

    I’d had them and listened to them before this but I never understood them until then. He wasn’t trying to change the world like in the 60’s and wasn’t angry like in the 70’s. He was just doing what he wanted to with no agenda and seemed like a boring family man like I felt I’d become. His voice is spot on on Belle Isle and he sounds funny harmonising with himself on The Boxer lol.
     
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  13. ftbtx

    ftbtx Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

    And You are Me by Uncle Lucious, but that was a couple years back, more recently the new Ray Wylie Hubbard album and Altered Five Blues Band.
     
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  14. burntfrijoles

    burntfrijoles Friend of Leo's

    Feb 12, 2010
    Jacksonville
    I can’t remember. I haven’t listened to an entire album, new or old, in years. Couldn’t tell you anything about music created in the new millennium.
     

  15. Vitadog

    Vitadog TDPRI Member

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    Jun 22, 2014
    Somonauk, IL
    Recently read that Bob Dylan was a huge fan of Gordon Lightfoot so I downloaded all of his albums and hit all the deep tracks. A ton of great music in his catalog, somewhat out of my wheelhouse but thoroughly enjoyable
     
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  16. noah330

    noah330 Friend of Leo's

    Feb 10, 2009
    Maryland
    Robben Ford and The Blue Line!
     
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  17. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    48
    Aug 17, 2012
    Seattle
    It was a long time ago, but the one that really sticks in my mind as opening me up completely to a new (to me) artist was Jude Cole's Start The Car. A buddy/songwriting collaborator turned me on to him in the very early nineties, and his music (and that album) are still on my regular playlist.
     
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  18. Ducerro

    Ducerro Tele-Meister

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    Nov 20, 2017
    Yoakum, Texas
    Pink - Funhouse... Listening to it right now...

    Read or heard a story about the album being about her breakup with her husband Carey Hart (who I knew from my motocross obsession). Turns out they got back together, but the words of the songs on that album take on new meaning and it's easy to see how Pink literally put her heart and soul into the songs.
     
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  19. Electric Mud

    Electric Mud Tele-Holic

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    827
    Jan 26, 2017
    SW PA
    RHCP - Stadium Arcadium

    Wow. Just wow. It's the modern equivalent of Pet Sounds.
     
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  20. whoanelly15

    whoanelly15 Tele-Meister

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    Aug 30, 2017
    USA
    I was just listening to this again today. It is such a gem. Not all winners but so many great songs. Today, it was Desecration Smile that hooked me. There’s even a Neil Young feel to that one.
     

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