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Let's all take a moment and appreciate a really good song that ain't metal

Discussion in 'Symphony X (Unofficial)' started by Prismatic Sphere, Jul 21, 2006.

  1. Prismatic Sphere

    Prismatic Sphere We Carouse

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    "Change It" - Stevie Ray Vaughn

    http://play.rhapsody.com/stevierayvaughan/greatesthits/track-8?didAutoplayBounce=true


    I lived in the south for a lot of years and one thing that they've got which we haven't got is the roll in rock-n-roll. In the north(or at least in New York), no one(for the most part) just sits back and converses with someone randomly about how good such and such a song was that they've just heard.

    This song demonstartes just that; a killer groove and rhythm with an awesome melody.

    :headbang: Enjoy!
     
  2. DoomsdayZach

    DoomsdayZach The Professor was right

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    Gary Jules - Mad world.

    Love that song.

    edit: :danceboy:
     
  3. Yngvai X

    Yngvai X Dark Emperor

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    Allan Holdsworth - The 16 Men of Tain

    One of my most favorite non metal songs EVAR.
     
  4. Sabin17

    Sabin17 Member

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    All that Rhapsody stuff kinda discourages me from ever hearing it. Sorry...

    I would've gone with a song which has an interesting take on a short story in the Bible....by a band named after a geographic territory in America.....figure out that one.
     
  5. Ursut

    Ursut New Metal Member

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    Sopa. Det är Tears For Fears.
     
  6. Ursut

    Ursut New Metal Member

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    Kansas - Dust In The Wind
     
  7. Tubbs

    Tubbs Bi-weekly top album:

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    So.. are we supposed to list a song that isn't metal that we like?

    Let's see...

    Any Rush song ever
    Any Pink Floyd Song ever
    Frank Zappa's stuff
    Any Yes song ever

    There.

    Oh, and Kansas - Carry On My Wayward Sun is better imo.
     
  8. Kenneth R.

    Kenneth R. Cináed

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    most of these.

    In particular Mostly Autumn - The Gap is Too Wide, Third Eye Blind - Motorcycle Driveby, and Anathema - A Natural Disaster.
     
  9. NegativeVolume

    NegativeVolume The Unemployed Wonder

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    Hmm, this list will be rather random:

    Moonlight Sonata is awesome
    Muse Breaks RMX by Infected Mushroom
    Blue by Yoko Kanno..actually anything from the Cowboy Bebop OSTs
    hmm...that Porcupine Tree song, Arriving Anywhere but not Here I think it is...something along those lines.
     
  10. fullnelson

    fullnelson Member

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    David Bowie - Life on Mars
     
  11. progmetalgod

    progmetalgod Member

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    So many. Here's just the one for now:

    Youssou N'Dour (feat. Neneh Cherry) - 7 Seconds

    I never tire of this song, simple yet so wonderful.
     
  12. 1by4by9

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    The Crash Test Dummies - Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm

    :D
     
  13. squidfetish

    squidfetish Member

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    Anything by Nitin Sawhney. Absolutely fantastic musician, composer and producer. On his work, absolutely every instrument in the mix is gin-clear. Awesome. :worship:
     
  14. Bryant

    Bryant Mr. Sleepy

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    Great post. I was born and raised in Alabama (The Southeastern US for you European guys.) I have been all over the world, but have never lived anywhere else. I also don't plan on living anywhere else.
    I listen to about 90% metal and 5% prog rock, and the final 5% is typically rock and roll. Contrary to belief, as big as country music is in "The South" I would say Southern Rock and Classic Rock is really your typical "rednecks" music of choice in my particular area.
    We Southerners do have some hidden secrets like Brother Cane and Blackfoot though. Good rock and roll music is indeed hard to find, but it is out there. Though I typically frown on "radio rock" both Fuel and Three Doors Down are pretty good bands. Do they sound like a lot of other radio bands.... yes, but only because other radio rock bands try to sound like them. Fuel came from Tennesse and Three Doors Down from Mississippi. For you non-Southerners, Staind is also one of the few really good quality radio rock bandsout there and they hail from the New England area.

    P.S. I am also a proud libertarian.


    Bryant
     
  15. ABQShredHead

    ABQShredHead ©1970

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    I had tickets to catch SRV in Lubbock three days after his helicopter crashed. That absolutely sucked. He is still one of my favorites though. His take on Little Wing is bone chilling. That still gets me every time.

    I did get to see him live in Albuquerque though. I think it was '89-ish. That was incredible. My friends were too metal to even listen to the guy, let alone go to a concert. I went by myself and had a great time absorbing the vibe. Life Without You - mm hmm.
     
  16. Tubbs

    Tubbs Bi-weekly top album:

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    Oh yeah, I remember that song. The singer had a really deep voice. I guess I liked it...
     
  17. the_satanic_rabbit

    the_satanic_rabbit Return of Ganon

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    Truth in Shredding - Rocks
     
  18. Kronikle66

    Kronikle66 Everybody dies alone

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    J-Dubya 777 It NEVER ends

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    I live about 30 minutes from Alpine Valley, and got to see SRV on the Couldn't Stand The Weather Tour....

    J-Dubya - Huge SRV fan
     
  20. snakeey11

    snakeey11 Tool of the Devil

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    Any Mostly Autumn song
     

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