What selections do you play when showing off your system to others?

I find that when I'm having someone listen to my system that I usually play the same 4 or 5 selections. I tend to lean towards vocals and acoustic presentations. Mine are as follows:

Hold That Line- Tedeschi Trucks Band

Roadhouse and Automobiles- Chris Jones

The Hunter- Jennifer Warnes

River Blues- Eric Bibb

Flight of the Hippo- Bela Fleck and the Flecktones

It's All in the Game- Merle Haggard

Your Bright Baby Blues- Jackson Browne

What are yours?




....fun just to leave it on the big screen soundless and looped...

Beats a blank screen any day...even if it doesn’t smell funny. ;)

Change the speed to fit the mood....

Enoch Light, Bongos Flutes and Guitars or any of his Command Performance Label recordings on vinyl

So many to choose from. I would agree wholeheartedly to let the listener control the music, as the best way to really appreciate a system is to listen to familiar music.

That being said, I do have a few favorites that I pretty much default to:

  • SRV - Riviera Paradise
  • Uncle Lucius - Keep the Wolves Away
  • Muddy Waters - My Home is in the Delta
  • Hans Theessink - Feel Like Going Home
  • Anything off “Famous Sound of Three Blind Mice”
  • Anything off “Greensleeves” by Shoji Yokoushi Trio
  • Herb Alpert & Hugh Masekela - Kalahari Nights

When I Showcase My Rig … It’s ONLY Vinyl 👍

King Curtis - Soul Meeting

WAR - The World Is A Ghetto 

SUPERTRAMP - Brother Where You Bound

GRP - Live in Session

James Cotton - High Energy 

John Mayall - 70th Birthday Concert