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willyvic
02-16-2008, 02:49 PM
Been transfering my LPs via a USB turntable to CDs. Got to thinking what album gave me the most rock for my money. I have to say so far it's Bon Jovi, Slippery When Wet. Every song is kick ***.

So, to repeat a frequent phrase, thoughts?


WV.

Low_Flyer_MkIX
02-16-2008, 03:19 PM
I often think of this...truth to tell my tastes are changeable. Limiting to just one album, tough call. Time spent on turntable or in cd player being the decider, I would have to say The Clash's 'London Calling' today. Might be The Who 'Live At Leeds' or Joy Division's 'Closer' tomorrow.

London Calling. There, I said it.

R_Target
02-16-2008, 03:40 PM
I wore out my copy of Kiss Alive II. I also ruined Kraftwerk's Radioactivity by playing it for many hours at 16RPM.

Billy_BigBoy
02-16-2008, 03:46 PM
The record I played so many times that is eventually turned to dust was "Out of the Blue" by ELO. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

jarink
02-16-2008, 03:54 PM
"Exit...Stage Left" by Rush.
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/metal.gif

horseback
02-16-2008, 04:13 PM
Well, when I was in high school (early Cretaceous Period), we had groups like the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and the Stones putting out some pretty good product on a regular basis, but my favorite album Back In The Day was probably "Everybody Knows This is Nowhere" by Neal Young.

cheers

horseback

willyvic
02-16-2008, 04:20 PM
Horseback,
Unless you were born in th 40's you listened to much more than that. Ooops, I see you WERE born in the Cretaceous period. Then here's to Benny Goodman and his popular band!... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

No really, if you were listening to those bands then you are a child of mine.

WV

Bearcat99
02-16-2008, 05:16 PM
For me it is Marvin Gaye's Whats Go'in On.. Cover to cover.... first to last track.. definitely one of the best pieces of music to ever go down on wax.

Messaschnitzel
02-16-2008, 05:19 PM
The most mileage I that I got was with Pink Floyd's "Animals", and "Tales From Topographic Oceans" by YES.

I now have the music copied onto other media, but rarely listen to them today. When I do happen to listen to them, I will have 30+ years of memories that pop into my head because of the connection of the good times and bad to this music.

One song that I like is Devo's "Mongoloid". My wife will laugh, and give me a dirty look when I play it. She'll make some comment like, "Those guys were such dorks." http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/59.gif

Low_Flyer_MkIX
02-16-2008, 05:24 PM
"When I do happen to listen to them, I will have 30+ years of memories that pop into my head because of the connection of the good times and bad to this music."

I know just what you mean.

"One song that I really like is Devo's "Mongoloid". My wife will laugh, and give me a dirty look when I play it."


I get that with 'The Day My Baby Gave Me A Surprise'. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Some great reminders here of others I could have chosen...from Kraftwerk to Marvin Gaye.

R_Target
02-16-2008, 05:38 PM
Originally posted by Low_Flyer_MkIX:
"One song that I really like is Devo's "Mongoloid". My wife will laugh, and give me a dirty look when I play it."

Duty Now for the Future!

http://i28.tinypic.com/2zfs7q0.jpg

I'm sure that I've purchased Back in Black twice in at least three formats.

Who can forget these:
http://i32.tinypic.com/2z6widz.jpg

roybaty
02-16-2008, 06:28 PM
Wow, and there I was feeling old http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif.

Unfortunately only a teensy bit younger than you guys.

SlowBurn68
02-16-2008, 06:40 PM
Save all your albums - They sound better than cd's. Get some good audio gear and re-discover how good vinyl can sound.

thefruitbat
02-16-2008, 07:01 PM
Originally posted by willyvic:
Been transfering my LPs via a USB turntable to CDs. Got to thinking what album gave me the most rock for my money. I have to say so far it's Bon Jovi, Slippery When Wet. Every song is kick ***.

So, to repeat a frequent phrase, thoughts?


WV.

First CD i ever bought, and your right, it rocked, lost it a long time ago though.

fruitbat

I_KG100_Prien
02-16-2008, 10:47 PM
Hmm... tough one..

All of my Metallica albums have given me lots of musical entertainment.. From Ride the Lightning to Re-Load, the S&M disks and Garage INC. (Yes I like the newer Metallica, minus St. Anger that album was ****, hopefully since they kicked Bob Rock to the curb their next venture won't be so disappointing).

Ignition and Smash by the Offspring.. Smash was the first CD I ever owned and I still have that disc..

If it's 80's Metal it's on my play list. Can't go wrong with Manowar, Megadeth, Scorpions, Skid Row, White Snake, and the like. Hair Bands forever!

Bon Jovi of course never gets old. I also have a lot of Country music that I play frequently.. Actually the only types of music I don't like are Rap (minus some exceptions, very few though), and Jazz... dunno why but the "easy listening" stuff just makes my ears hurt.

Oh, Avenged Sevenfold hasn't disappointed me yet.. I love they retro sound they have..

I'm a music junkie http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Skycat_2
02-17-2008, 03:51 AM
Dollar for dollar, I'd have to say I've gotten the most mileage out of:
1) Jimi Hendrix, especially Axis: Bold As Love and Electric Ladyland;
2) Stevie Ray Vaughan, all of his studio albums plus In The Beginning; and
3) The Beatles' post-1966 albums, especially Abbey Road.

han freak solo
02-17-2008, 08:14 AM
In the late '70s and early '80s the albums I wore out, and had multiple copies of, was any Led Zeppelin and AC/DC. A few early Van Halen cassettes were worn out then, too.

After that, I actually started making just enough money to purchase more than 20 albums and the variety increased. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

ploughman
02-17-2008, 09:22 AM
Pink Floyd's The Wall, six cassettes worn out in the early 80s, probably all I listened to for a couple of years.

A bit monomaniacal of me I admitt.

Now where's my axe?

Stew278
02-17-2008, 09:50 AM
Guns N Roses. I've listened to those albums so much I'm on my third copy of 'Appetite for Destruction' and my 2nd copies of the 'Use Your Illusion' albums.

foxyboy1964
02-17-2008, 11:40 AM
Originally posted by Ploughman:
Pink Floyd's The Wall...

Yep, same here. By 1983 my mates were getting pissed right off with it. It was the perfect antidote to all that electro/synth bollocks that ruined music forever.

Bring back the 70's, that's what I say. We can keep the PC, games and medical advances but every "tune" from Adam Ant onwards has got to go!

R_Target
02-17-2008, 03:22 PM
Well, it wasn't all Spandau Ballet and Culture Club. There was also Gang of Four, XTC, and the third best British band ever:

http://a5.vox.com/6a00cd970e4cda4cd500d09e5ad7fdbe2b-500pi

Messaschnitzel
02-17-2008, 05:01 PM
I wore out several album cassette tapes worth of the Smithereens back in the '80's and '90's. I listen to their music a lot now, but haven't been able to wear the cd's out yet. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

I used to listen to these guys a lot as well:

http://witnesstree.freeservers.com/images/the_who.jpg

I'll bet that a lot of the younger folks will be Googling away trying to find out Who the Heck these guys are. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

ploughman
02-17-2008, 05:07 PM
I've no idea who those guys are, no idea who, who are they? Who?

Messaschnitzel
02-17-2008, 05:24 PM
Originally posted by Ploughman:
I've no idea who those guys are, no idea who, who are they? Who?

Okay, you have to find out Who this is exactly if you are going to post. Who's Next? Anybody?

If I am feeling down about something, the song that will make me feel better instantly if I hear it is Van Halen's "Dance the Night Away".

DrHerb
02-17-2008, 06:05 PM
Originally posted by I_KG100_Prien:
Hmm... tough one..

All of my Metallica albums have given me lots of musical entertainment.. From Ride the Lightning to Re-Load, the S&M disks and Garage INC. (Yes I like the newer Metallica, minus St. Anger that album was ****, hopefully since they kicked Bob Rock to the curb their next venture won't be so disappointing).

Ignition and Smash by the Offspring.. Smash was the first CD I ever owned and I still have that disc..

If it's 80's Metal it's on my play list. Can't go wrong with Manowar, Megadeth, Scorpions, Skid Row, White Snake, and the like. Hair Bands forever!

Bon Jovi of course never gets old. I also have a lot of Country music that I play frequently.. Actually the only types of music I don't like are Rap (minus some exceptions, very few though), and Jazz... dunno why but the "easy listening" stuff just makes my ears hurt.

Oh, Avenged Sevenfold hasn't disappointed me yet.. I love they retro sound they have..

I'm a music junkie http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif



"Tallica DID kick Bob Rock to the curb, theyre now being produced by Rick Rubin if memory serves me correctly http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/metal.gif

foxyboy1964
02-17-2008, 11:50 PM
Originally posted by R_Target:
Well, it wasn't all Spandau Ballet and Culture Club. There was also Gang of Four, XTC, and the third best British band ever:

http://a5.vox.com/6a00cd970e4cda4cd500d09e5ad7fdbe2b-500pi

Fair enough, The Smiths were pretty good. So were Echo and The Bunnymen I suppose. OK, and The Cure. But Culture Club, Adam and The Ants and Spandex Tights have got to go!

Copperhead311th
02-18-2008, 01:20 AM
if we're taling strictly LP's....

1. Eagles: Greatest hits 71 through 75.
2. Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the moon
3. Led Zeplin: Houses of the Holy & Physical Graph. {I'll never get tired of Robert Plants voice.}
4. Bad Company: 10 from 6
5. Foreigner: Records


And if i ever get to be the King of the known universe...on the 1st day of my regin....every single recording of the doors will be destroyed & thier existance wiped from human memory. They suck that bad IMO. i get physically ill at the sound of a single note. uuuuggggh!

6. Boston: Third Stage

Copperhead311th
02-18-2008, 01:27 AM
Originally posted by DrHerb:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by I_KG100_Prien:
Hmm... tough one..

All of my Metallica albums have given me lots of musical entertainment.. From Ride the Lightning to Re-Load, the S&M disks and Garage INC. (Yes I like the newer Metallica, minus St. Anger that album was ****, hopefully since they kicked Bob Rock to the curb their next venture won't be so disappointing).

Ignition and Smash by the Offspring.. Smash was the first CD I ever owned and I still have that disc..

If it's 80's Metal it's on my play list. Can't go wrong with Manowar, Megadeth, Scorpions, Skid Row, White Snake, and the like. Hair Bands forever!

Bon Jovi of course never gets old. I also have a lot of Country music that I play frequently.. Actually the only types of music I don't like are Rap (minus some exceptions, very few though), and Jazz... dunno why but the "easy listening" stuff just makes my ears hurt.

Oh, Avenged Sevenfold hasn't disappointed me yet.. I love they retro sound they have..

I'm a music junkie http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif



"Tallica DID kick Bob Rock to the curb, theyre now being produced by Rick Rubin if memory serves me correctly http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/metal.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

My Daughters Mothers was married to was Ray Howard. He used to be one of thier roadies back in the club/Garage days. Infact Laura was the one who Pierced Jamese's ear. At least that's the story i got from her. Ray on the other hand had pictures to back it up. If i ever get to meet tham i'm gonna ask em about Ray. (he's dead now.)
then i'm gonna punch Lars in the mouth.

Cajun76
02-18-2008, 02:31 AM
Originally posted by Messaschnitzel:

http://witnesstree.freeservers.com/images/the_who.jpg




Awww guys.......... Why the long face? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif


Now, Who is The Band?




Who's on first, What's on second, I Don't Know is on third...

Costello: That's what I want to find out.

Abbott: I say Who's on first, What's on second, I Don't Know's on third.

Costello: Are you the manager?

Abbott: Yes.

Costello: You gonna be the coach too?

Abbott: Yes.

Costello: And you don't know the fellows' names?

Abbott: Well I should.

Costello: Well then who's on first?

Abbott: Yes.

Costello: I mean the fellow's name.

Abbott: Who.

Costello: The guy on first.

Abbott: Who.

Costello: The first baseman.

Abbott: Who.

Costello: The guy playing...

Abbott: Who is on first!

Costello: I'm asking YOU who's on first.

Abbott: That's the man's name.

Costello: That's who's name?

Abbott: Yes.

Costello: Well go ahead and tell me.

Abbott: That's it.

Costello: That's who?

Abbott: Yes.

PAUSE

Costello: Look, you gotta first baseman?

Abbott: Certainly.

Costello: Who's playing first?

Abbott: That's right.

Costello: When you pay off the first baseman every month, who gets the money?

Abbott: Every dollar of it.

Costello: All I'm trying to find out is the fellow's name on first base.

Abbott: Who.

Costello: The guy that gets...

Abbott: That's it.

Costello: Who gets the money...

Abbott: He does, every dollar. Sometimes his wife comes down and collects it.

Costello: Whose wife?

Abbott: Yes.

PAUSE

Abbott: What's wrong with that?

Costello: Look, all I wanna know is when you sign up the first baseman, how does he sign his name?

Abbott: Who.

Costello: The guy.

Abbott: Who.

Costello: How does he sign...

Abbott: That's how he signs it.

Costello: Who?

Abbott: Yes.

PAUSE

Costello: All I'm trying to find out is what's the guy's name on first base.

Abbott: No. What is on second base.

Costello: I'm not asking you who's on second.

Abbott: Who's on first.

Costello: One base at a time!

Abbott: Well, don't change the players around.

Costello: I'm not changing nobody!

Abbott: Take it easy, buddy.

Costello: I'm only asking you, who's the guy on first base?

Abbott: That's right.

Costello: Ok.

Abbott: All right.

PAUSE

Costello: What's the guy's name on first base?

Abbott: No. What is on second.

Costello: I'm not asking you who's on second.

Abbott: Who's on first.

Costello: I don't know.

Abbott: He's on third, we're not talking about him.

Costello: Now how did I get on third base?

Abbott: Why you mentioned his name.

Costello: If I mentioned the third baseman's name, who did I say is playing third?

Abbott: No. Who's playing first.

Costello: What's on first?

Abbott: What's on second.

Costello: I don't know.

Abbott: He's on third.

Costello: There I go, back on third again!

PAUSE

Costello: Would you just stay on third base and don't go off it.

Abbott: All right, what do you want to know?

Costello: Now who's playing third base?

Abbott: Why do you insist on putting Who on third base?

Costello: What am I putting on third.

Abbott: No. What is on second.

Costello: You don't want who on second?

Abbott: Who is on first.

Costello: I don't know.

Abbott & Costello Together:Third base!

PAUSE

Costello: Look, you gotta outfield?

Abbott: Sure.

Costello: The left fielder's name?

Abbott: Why.

Costello: I just thought I'd ask you.

Abbott: Well, I just thought I'd tell ya.

Costello: Then tell me who's playing left field.

Abbott: Who's playing first.

Costello: I'm not... stay out of the infield! I want to know what's the guy's name in left field?

Abbott: No, What is on second.

Costello: I'm not asking you who's on second.

Abbott: Who's on first!

Costello: I don't know.

Abbott & Costello Together: Third base!

PAUSE

Costello: The left fielder's name?

Abbott: Why.

Costello: Because!

Abbott: Oh, he's centerfield.

PAUSE

Costello: Look, You gotta pitcher on this team?

Abbott: Sure.

Costello: The pitcher's name?

Abbott: Tomorrow.

Costello: You don't want to tell me today?

Abbott: I'm telling you now.

Costello: Then go ahead.

Abbott: Tomorrow!

Costello: What time?

Abbott: What time what?

Costello: What time tomorrow are you gonna tell me who's pitching?

Abbott: Now listen. Who is not pitching.

Costello: I'll break your arm, you say who's on first! I want to know what's the pitcher's name?

Abbott: What's on second.

Costello: I don't know.

Abbott & Costello Together: Third base!

PAUSE

Costello: Gotta a catcher?

Abbott: Certainly.

Costello: The catcher's name?

Abbott: Today.

Costello: Today, and tomorrow's pitching.

Abbott: Now you've got it.

Costello: All we got is a couple of days on the team.

PAUSE

Costello: You know I'm a catcher too.

Abbott: So they tell me.

Costello: I get behind the plate to do some fancy catching, Tomorrow's pitching on my team and a heavy hitter gets up. Now the heavy hitter bunts the ball. When he bunts the ball, me, being a good catcher, I'm gonna throw the guy out at first base. So I pick up the ball and throw it to who?

Abbott: Now that's the first thing you've said right.

Costello: I don't even know what I'm talking about!

PAUSE

Abbott: That's all you have to do.

Costello: Is to throw the ball to first base.

Abbott: Yes!

Costello: Now who's got it?

Abbott: Naturally.

PAUSE

Costello: Look, if I throw the ball to first base, somebody's gotta get it. Now who has it?

Abbott: Naturally.

Costello: Who?

Abbott: Naturally.

Costello: Naturally?

Abbott: Naturally.

Costello: So I pick up the ball and I throw it to Naturally.

Abbott: No you don't, you throw the ball to Who.

Costello: Naturally.

Abbott: That's different.

Costello: That's what I said.

Abbott: You're not saying it...

Costello: I throw the ball to Naturally.

Abbott: You throw it to Who.

Costello: Naturally.

Abbott: That's it.

Costello: That's what I said!

Abbott: You ask me.

Costello: I throw the ball to who?

Abbott: Naturally.

Costello: Now you ask me.

Abbott: You throw the ball to Who?

Costello: Naturally.

Abbott: That's it.

Costello: Same as you! Same as YOU! I throw the ball to who. Whoever it is drops the ball and the guy runs to second. Who picks up the ball and throws it to What. What throws it to I Don't Know. I Don't Know throws it back to Tomorrow, Triple play. Another guy gets up and hits a long fly ball to Because. Why? I don't know! He's on third and I don't give a darn!

Abbott: What?

Costello: I said I don't give a darn!

Abbott: Oh, that's our shortstop.

BSS_CUDA
02-18-2008, 06:43 PM
I've got a few, not in any particular order

Fleetwood Mac - Rumors
Queen - News of the World
Rush - 2112
Boston - Boston
Pink Floyd - the Wall
Casting Crowns - The Altar and the Door

strider1
02-19-2008, 08:35 PM
I tended to buy albums in groupings of the same artists. I've got vinyls with 3/8" grooves by:
Deep Purple
Moody Blues
Genesis
AC/DC
Dave Brubeck
Jimmy Smith
Buddy Rich Big Band
U2
Beach Boys
Everly Brothers
Gene Pitney
Roy Orbison
Rolling Stones
Emerson, Lake and Palmer
Pink Floyd (best live concert evah!)
Glenn Miller
Beethoven
Chopin
Tchaichovski
ZZ Top
The Police

Check out Robert Randolph and the Family Band---amazing pedal steel player Robert Randolph (http://www.robertrandolph.net/)
Enjoying this thread, m8's! Bringing back a lot of great music memories.
Cheers!
Strider1

Gringo_UK1
02-19-2008, 09:36 PM
Hmmmmm..difficult one http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif ,it's a close call between The Clash's London Calling,Sandinista and Combat Rock, The Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for rotting vegetables, Led Zepplins soundtrack to the Song Remains the Same (best ever performance of Dazed and Confused), ManOwars Sign of the Hammer and Gwars Scumdogs of the Universe, Hawkwinds Chonicals of the Black Sword, In Search of Space, Doremi Fasol Latido and Hall of the Mountain Grill and Rushs 2112 overture.
I could probably fill pages with all of my 'favorite' LPs http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

Worf101
02-20-2008, 07:00 AM
Originally posted by Bearcat99:
For me it is Marvin Gaye's Whats Go'in On.. Cover to cover.... first to last track.. definitely one of the best pieces of music to ever go down on wax.
+100 What else from 1970 sounds as fresh nor is as relevant still today?

"Father, father, there's no need to escalate...
"War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate...." (What's Goin' On?)

"Inflation, no chance, to increase my finance.."
"Bills pile up, sky high. Send that boy off to die."
'Make me wanna holla they way they do my life.."
(Inner City Blues)

My vote for greatest album of all time.