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Desert Island Disks

Discussion in 'music' started by prowla, Jul 15, 2003.

  1. prowla

    prowla pfm Member

    It's obvious that you don't live in the UK - the drivel we get on the radio would send me round the bend!
  2. Mark EJ

    Mark EJ pfm Member

    Ah, but as far as I remember Giligan only listened in black & white.


  3. Stew B

    Stew B Doh !

    ABC - Lexicon of Love

    Kula Shaker - K

    A third is impossible as there are too msany I love, if really pushed then a Northern Soul compilation.
  4. Stew B

    Stew B Doh !

    I know a third now

    The Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks, best rock album ever
  5. Gernot

    Gernot Active Member

    today´s choice:

    Turin Brakes - The Optimist LP
    Ramones - Rocket to Russia
    Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup (going to see them tomorrow
    at the Arena in Hamburg)
  6. domfjbrown

    domfjbrown pfm Member

    Hmm - yeah - great gig and I was there - bummer about the excessive heat in the Royal Festival Hall though. Blinding set however, and you can hear my raucous gob at the end of the set - he he he hmm ;)

    His set at Glastonbury (same formula) was almost as good - though he should have done Stephanie Knows Who at the end rather than 7 and 7 is...
  7. Jonathan Ribee

    Jonathan Ribee Unavailable at present

    Kind of Blue, Ah Um and Love Supreme.
    All mentioned above.

    I picked up a mono Mingus - Dark Saint and the Sinner Lady (only had the CD up to now) - and this might just replace the Coltrane - oh, in a year or so...

    Tony - can we have a "dating section" - I think I want to seduce Joel, we seem 'musically compatible"

  8. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Nice – I’m envious. Which pressing did you find – US Impulse with heavy gatefold sleeve or the UK one on HMV? I’d kill for a mint original US stereo copy, mine is the 80s DMM Impulse which does actually sound excellent.

    Joel does indeed appear to have rather decent taste! I intend to pick his brains on Japanese traditional music sometime soon….

  9. kevinl

    kevinl Junior Senior Member

    This has proven to be very difficult, but here goes:

    Lloyd Cole and the Commotions : Rattlesnakes

    Prefab Sprout : Steve McQueen

    Aimee Mann : I'm With Stupid

    Anyone out there approving of my choices??
  10. Jonathan Ribee

    Jonathan Ribee Unavailable at present

    It's the UK one - a lucky find in Lancaster Market whilst being entertained at Chez Duerden. The US one would be far to lucky!

    There was a Davis / Porgy and Bess that looked like a UK original, but at £18 decided it was a bit much - although if it had been a favourite Miles I might have gone for it.

    I got a Speakers Corner reissue of Mingus, Mingus..(etc) recently - good pressing. I might get a similar of DSATSL to compare the Mono with Stereo. The mix/balance seems very different from the stereo CD.

    Uber-flat mono jazz and nerdy 180g re-issues. I'm just confused!

  11. Herbert Thumpy

    Herbert Thumpy pfm Member

    Yes, kevinl, I strongly approve of 'I'm with Stupid' by Aimme Mann. I reckon it's her best album.

    Today, I'd vote for:

    Gene Clark 'No Other'
    Laura Nyro 'New York Tendaberry'
    Husker Du 'Zen Arcade'
  12. Nic Robinson

    Nic Robinson Moderator

    Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
    Rachmaninov Piano concerto 3 (Bolet/Fischer)
    Kate Bush, Never Forever


  13. prowla

    prowla pfm Member


    I've got "Lost In Space" by Aimee Mann. Guess I'll have to check out "I'm With Stupid".

  14. Chris Marshall

    Chris Marshall pfm Member

    I'd have to agree with anything by Aimee Mann, or 'til tuesday for that matter. Everythings Different Now is a fantastic pop record.

  15. smegger68

    smegger68 Mango Enthusiast

    So difficult to answer this question. I'm sure that in a couple of days i'll totally disagree with these choices but here goes....

    1/ The Icicle Works - 'The Small Price Of A Bicycle'
    2/ Frank Zappa - 'Bongo Fury'
    3/ Yes - 'Fragile'

    I have left out compilations as this is cheating IMHO....:D
  16. Markus S

    Markus S 41 - 29

    This week's version:

    Manu Chao, Clandestino
    Ojos de Brujo, Bari (Spanish Flamenco Punk; brilliant)
    Bardo Pond, Dilate (Velvet Undergound meets Portishead; the singer is so-so, but otherwise the album's brilliant)


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