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    yr musical history game

    Inspired by the title of Worf's thread-- what were you listening at different points in yr life? Try going back every 5 years from the present day and picking one thing that seems particularly emblematic of yr musical taste at that time in yr life...

    It's 2012, so here's mine:

    2007



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    1997



    1992



    1987



    1982




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    2007 = Systematic Chaos -- Dream Theater

    2002 = Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence -- Dream Theater

    1997 = everything sucked that year

    1992 = Images & Words -- Dream Theater

    1987 = Hysteria -- Def Leppard

    1982 = Night & Day -- Joe Jackson

    1977 = Aja -- Steely Dan

    1972 = Machine Head -- Deep Purple

    1967 = Sgt. Peppers -- Beatles
    Are You Experienced ? -- Jimi Hendrix
    Disraeli Gears -- Cream
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    I'll play, without the videos though.

    2007 - The National - Boxer (is it really 5 years old? Dang)

    2002 - Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

    1997 - Radiohead - OK Computer

    1992 - Pavement - Slanted and Enchanted

    1987 - The Replacements - Pleased to Meet Me

    1982 - The Clash - Combat Rock

    1977 - Television - Marquee Moon

    1972 - David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust

    1967 - The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's

    1962 - Patsy Cline - Sentimentally Yours

    1957 - My Momma - Her Heartbeat
    I call my bathroom Jim instead of John so I can tell people that I go to the Jim first thing every morning.

    If you say the word 'gullible' very slowly it sounds just like oranges.

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    Spam? I was going to respond with something flippant...

    ┐ɥsılƃuƎ ǝʞıl 'ʍouʞ no⅄ ┐puɐʇsɹǝpun uɐɔ ǝʍ ǝƃɐnƃuɐl ɐ uı ǝdʎʇ ǝsɐǝld noʎ plnoƆ ˙ǝɹǝɥ pǝʇsod ʇsnɾ noʎ ʇɐɥʍ puɐʇsɹǝpun ʇ,uop ʎllɐǝɹ I ʇnq 'ʎɹɹos ɯ,I
    I call my bathroom Jim instead of John so I can tell people that I go to the Jim first thing every morning.

    If you say the word 'gullible' very slowly it sounds just like oranges.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swish View Post
    ┐ɥsılƃuƎ ǝʞıl 'ʍouʞ no⅄ ┐puɐʇsɹǝpun uɐɔ ǝʍ ǝƃɐnƃuɐl ɐ uı ǝdʎʇ ǝsɐǝld noʎ plnoƆ ˙ǝɹǝɥ pǝʇsod ʇsnɾ noʎ ʇɐɥʍ puɐʇsɹǝpun ʇ,uop ʎllɐǝɹ I ʇnq 'ʎɹɹos ɯ,I


    Weird that I read that so easily.
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    Yeah.....

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnMichael View Post
    Weird that I read that so easily.
    You know I was thinking the exact same thing. What planet AM I from? This thread is priceless! I lost my morning coffee, California Raisins??? Are you chittin' me? I swear on a stack of flap jacks that I've not thought about that silly campaign since the time of mullets. Well done!

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    Hey, I was six years old. That tape was my first exposure to all things Motown.

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    2007 -- Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga

    2002 -- Wilco, YHF

    1997 -- U2, Achtung Baby

    1992 -- Los Lobos, Kiko

    1987 -- REM, Lifes Rich Pageant

    1982 -- Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Hard Promises

    1977 -- Genesis, Trick of the Tail

    1972 -- The Partridge Family, Up to Date

    1967 -- The Beatles, "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" single
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    1975 - Stanley Clarke


    1976 - Stanley Clarke


    1995 - Stanley Clarke


    1999 - Stanley Clarke


    2008 - Stanley Clarke


    2010 - Stanley Clark

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    Okay... I'll play...

    2007
    Nothing Current - Stax Volt, various old RnB and Jazz

    2002
    Nelly's "Hot in Here" is the only then current song I remember hearing. Stax Volt, various old RnB and Jazz. Lauran Hill. -"The Miseducation of Lauran Hill" still one of the finest albums ever made.

    1997
    In this year of Puff and Biggy I listened to next to nuthing except Stax Volt, various old RnB and Jazz

    1992
    "Baby Got Back" - Sir Mix A Lot, "I will Always Love You" - Whitney Houston, Arrested Development

    1987
    Los Lobos, Prince "Sign of the Times", Terrance Trent D'arby

    1982
    "Sexual Healing" - Marvin Gaye, "Dream Girls" soundtrack, "Love Come Down", Evelyn Champagne King, Steely Dan

    1977
    P-Funk, old Kool and the Gang, Tower of Power, James Brown, Steely Dan

    1972
    Funkadelic, old Kool and the Gang, Tower of Power, James Brown
    Mahavishnue Orchestra, Mandrill, Santana, Sly and the Family Stone, War, EWF. Gil Scott Heron, The Last Poets, "What's Going On" - Marvin Gaye, Laura Nyro

    1967
    Aretha, Motown, James, Stax/Volt, AM Radio, Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions.

    1962
    Harry Belafonte (from mom) early Motwon, early Atlantic, mostly Ray Charles, Blues and some RocknRoll

    1957
    My twin sister and her annoying crying. Sheesh can someone shut her up!!!!

    Hope this hasn't bored everyone.

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