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Most amusing album or song titles
Of course, Dan Hicks" "How Can I Miss You When You Won't Go Away" and Lyle Lovett's "I Married Her Just Because She Looks Like You" should be mentioned.The Austin Lounge Lizards had a song called "Dallas."  The line from the chorus was "I'm Going ... 
Most recordings you own by a single artist, group, or composer
richmos, that was the best Zappa band ever--Jean-luc Ponty, George Duke, Ruth and Ian Underwood, Bruce and Tom Fowler, and was it Ralph Humphreys on drums?  Much better than the band that recorded "Bongo Fury" in that building, IMO. 
Jazz for someone who doesn't like jazz.
Gary Burton and Chick Corea:  Crystal SilenceJim Hall Trio:  Live!Django Reinhart with the Quintet of the Hot Club of France--any recording will doI like that Ken Burns doc, have seen it twice, but it's not a simple thing as it is 18 1/2 hours lon... 
John Prine, singer, songwriter, legend - Dead at 73 from COVID-19
His songs have the power to bring you up when you're down and bring you down when you're up.  If listening to "Sam Stone" doesn't rip your heart out then you might want to check to see if you have one at all. 
Psychedelic Get Down Party
For good (though badly recorded) music that still stands up and often references actual psychedelic experiences, it is hard to beat the Elevators.  They were ahead of the pack of actual rock bans.  It's a shame they didn't get noticed more outside... 
OMG, just removed my speaker grills and the sound just opened up to a new level!
I generally prefer mine without grills, but don't often remove them.  It's easy to imagine that some recordings would sound better with the grills.  More detail is not always necessarily better. 
Bob Dylan - "Murder Most Foul"
I mostly agree with Roxy54's take.  It sure ain't Masters of War, which connects with really hard punches till it finally hits with a knife and twists it with a vengeance.Roxy54, I recommend you check out the 1981 song Every Grain of Sand for a "l... 
Corona playlist- time to smile
Quartet for the End of Time--Olivier Messiaen 
Do any still use an older high end tuner from the past?....
I use a Denon TU-800 from the 80's.  I had it worked on a few years back and it sounds great to me.  It's always tuned to the local classical station.  I'd like to upgrade my antenna--maybe something outdoors...? 
Usless but interesting ....how many of you old timers started with original Large Advents?
rushfan71, I think the operative words are "old timers" and "original Large Advents."  Check back with this thread when you start getting senior discounts at the movie theater! 
Usless but interesting ....how many of you old timers started with original Large Advents?
Large Advents were my third speaker and my first decent ones.  After that Mc ML-1's for (too many) years.  Much better ones now. 
Speakers Don’t Matter As Much As We Think They Do?
A loudspeaker/cabinet is the voice--the personality, for better or for worse--of your system.  It behaves more like a musical instrument than anything else in the system.  The room is also a huge factor, for the same reason.  All the electronics m... 
Synchronicity: Buffalo Springfield and The Beatles
Actually, Tomorrow Never Knows was released in the summer of ’66 and Bluebird was recorded in April of ’67,  one year after TNK was recorded. Nevertheless two great tracks. 
sound quality control (mixing) at live venues
This was my experience 30 years ago:  the sound man starts by getting the balance and EQ on the drums and bass, setting them as loud as he can, leaving no room for the guitars, keys, vocals, etc.  to be heard above them. So the resulting sound is ... 
Help me understand John Coltrane .... seriously.
I think they are aware of the rhythm and meter but they are allowing themselves to not adhere to traditional rules regarding rhythm and meter.I can't tell you how many times I've been listening to a jazz group that I was sure was totally lost rega...