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    Default The World is getting old.

    The wife bought us tickets to a Gordon Lightfoot concert for my birthday present. He is 76 and the voice is thinning but it was more than OK I guess. Audience looked like an undertakers waiting room and I fit right in. I kept thinking of Ricky Nelson's song Garden Party and then I realize most of the artists I really liked are dead. Joplin, both of them;Hendrix, Chapin, Stan Rodgers, and on and on. Was a great gift, It doesn't take up room and I won't have to worry about what to do with it.

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    Default Re: The World is getting old.

    How did "Sundown" sound?

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    Default Re: The World is getting old.

    Some of those old voices need to take up beekeeping instead of singing, based on some of them I have heard lately.

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    Default Re: The World is getting old.

    Fairly breathless. The best songs were new ones designed for his limitations. But he is doing what he loves and the house was full.
    Quote Originally Posted by stajerc61 View Post
    How did "Sundown" sound?

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    Default Re: The World is getting old.

    The cream of the bunch stand out for sure. I hear a lot of older artists that need to find something else to do. Recently I heard Boz Scaggs. Still holds his own.
    Regards, Barry

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    Default Re: The World is getting old.

    wish i could have made it up for that one. i saw merle haggard this summer in white sulfur springs. he got the name of his band wrong but every song was perfect.

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