Meme: Take Me Back Tuesday – Week 62

From: The Music Memoirs

HART’s Picks

I wonder if being born in 1963 had great influence in my reasons for listening to “THE BEATLES“, or the fact that I have taken about 17 combined years of piano lessons and theory growing up had great influence in my liking the band in which the bass guitar was really a keyboardist .. in “THE DOORS“, or if just growing up in Winnipeg, Manitoba and watching our Local home boys “THE GUESS WHO” become famous .. yes .. I wonder! But, I do know, if I go through the list of bands from the 1960’s .. these are my Top 3 and favorites.

Did I mention that I can play almost every song these bands have ever written on the Piano or Keyboards/Synth? Of course .. the only successful one I ever did with our Garage Band growing up was The Doors’ Light My Fire .. I rock on that one 🙂

Take Me Back Tuesday – Week 62

Name your three favourite artists from the 1960’s.
Name your three favourite albums released in the 1960’s.
Name your three favourite songs from the 1960’s.

The Beatles

The following are my favorite two songs of all songs ever written by The Beatles. Day Tripper because I just love the way it sounds cranked up in my car and home stereo. The first time I heard it super-loud .. was in 1979 when I got my first car (Chev Nova) and installed a wicked Blaupunkt stereo with 7-band graphic Equalizer. The foot pedal drum beat makes the whole song and was quite unique (at that time) and to me – this is the beat of The Beatles. I’ve always fancied myself to the words of Nowhere Man, but really .. it’s one of the best bass lines of Paul i.m.o. … Crank it up! Enjoy!

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

– Day Tripper

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

– Nowhere Man
Beatles_1969.jpg
Ed Sullivan Presents the Beatles

The Doors

As I mentioned above, I can play Light My Fire on the keyboards .. so it immediately classifies as my favorite The Doors tune .. Funny thing was, I also had a Rickenbacker Bass guitar for fun, and one day some friends asked me to play along in their gig at a dumpy hotel near our work, and without practice, our first two songs with Santana’s Black Magic Woman and The Doors L.A. Woman. Go figure .. I know the song backwards and forward in my head and on the piano, but – I sure blew it that day! lol.. I never did play the Bass with those guys again.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

– Light My Fire

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

– L. A. Woman
Doors2.jpg
The Doors (Special Edition)

The Guess Who

Bus Rider is my favorite tune by The Guess Who, and it’s not just because I used to ride the bus .. 🙂 because, I didn’t. We moved out to the country north of Winnipeg (just past the Pine Ridge Golf Course for you local people familiar with the area, last house before the dump!) and in my driving years so I was fortunate to have a car for transportation. There were no buses around our neck of the woods .. but the song is what I always pictured in my mind what music would play if I were to take a bus to work everyday to make a living. The Guess Who were the first Canadian Band who had a #1 song in the U.S.A. (American Woman) .. and this was the 2nd best song at the time that the ‘Yanks’ thought was cool enough to climb the charts. I prefer it over American Women myself. By the way .. my 2nd favorite song by The Guess Who? Undun.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

– Bus Rider

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

– No Time
02guess_who.jpg
Guess Who - Running Back Thru Canada


Posted in Music Meme by with 15 comments.

Comments

  • HART says:

    Ah .. memories.. back to L.A. Woman in that local bar .. the song is 7min50sec .. we did in under 3 minutes.. (there were 2 guitars, the drums and me on bass).. If I could turn the clock back, that was one of the events in my life I wish somebody had on tape .. So, I can destroy it! (but secretly keep a copy in a vault for all time)

  • Andrea says:

    Awesome choices! I’ve been doing my memes on my livejournal because of a blogstalker. It makes life so not fun.

    Thanks for playing.

      More from author
  • -joe says:

    – Day Tripper
    Better than any Stones song and it’s not Top Ten Beatles!
    (any pictures with you on bass/)

  • -joe says:

    The Guess Who were the first Canadian Band who had a #1 song in the U.S.A. (American Woman)

    American Woman/No Sugar Tonight

  • HART says:

    Guess Who were the first Canadian Band who had a #1 song in the U.S.A. (American Woman) … lol .. that wasn’t a question .. that’s the name of the band *g*

    (okay .. i know .. last time you heard that you fell off your dinosaur)

    In mid 1980’s we did a gig at a hotel where I was playing keyboards, on Halloween .. I took that beta tape and converted it into a DVD for prosperity .. it’s a hoot.

  • How come there’s only one Monopolies Commission?

      More from author
  • I’ve been submitting a few memes to Meme base in the past few weeks, and only today one actually got on the voting page. At the time it is right now, it has 67 votes, and higher than a 4.5 rating. Wat does it take for the meme to get to something other than the voting page?

      More from author
  • I do not write a comment, however after reading a
    few of the comments on this page Meme: Take Me Back Tuesday – Week 62 |
    The-Singers.com. I do have 2 questions for you if you don’t mind.

    Could it be only me or do some of the responses look as if they are coming from
    brain dead folks? 😛 And, if you are writing on additional online social sites, I would like to
    follow you. Would you make a list of every one of your social community pages
    like your Facebook page, twitter feed, or linkedin profile?
    timex ironman watch band replacement recently posted..timex ironman watch band replacement

      More from author
  • Great blog right here! Additionally your site a lot up
    very fast! What web host are you the usage of?
    Can I get your associate hyperlink for your host? I desire my site loaded up as quickly as yours lol
    upright freezers frost freea recently posted..upright freezers frost freea

      More from author
  • Somebody necessarily help to make seriously articles I’d state.
    That is the very first time I frequented your website page and to this point?
    I surprised with the analysis you made to make this particular post amazing.

    Wonderful activity!
    integrated dishwashers best price recently posted..integrated dishwashers best price

  • Hey! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any trouble
    with hackers? My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing a few months of hard work due to no backup.

    Do you have any solutions to protect against hackers?
    viking electric cooktop parts recently posted..viking electric cooktop parts

      More from author
  • This is the perfect site for anybody who
    wishes to understand this topic. You realize a whole lot
    its almost tough to argue with you (not that I personally will need to…HaHa).
    You definitely put a new spin on a topic that has been written about for years.
    Wonderful stuff, just wonderful!
    deep freezer chest recently posted..deep freezer chest

  • Hello very cool web site!! Man .. Excellent ..
    Superb .. I’ll bookmark your website and take the feeds also?

    I am glad to find numerous helpful info here within the put up, we need work out more techniques
    on this regard, thank you for sharing. . . . .
    .
    upright deep freezer recently posted..upright deep freezer

  • Thanks , I have just been searching for information approximately
    this subject for a while and yours is the best I have discovered till now.
    However, what concerning the bottom line?
    Are you certain about the source?
    ge freezer problems recently posted..ge freezer problems

  • Jani says:

    Have you ever considered about including a little bit more than just your articles?
    I mean, what you say is fundamental and everything. Nevertheless think of if you added some
    great graphics or video clips to give your posts more, “pop”!

    Your content is excellent but with images and video clips, this site could
    certainly be one of the most beneficial in its field.

    Amazing blog!
    Jani recently posted..Jani

      More from author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

CommentLuv badge

Additional comments powered by BackType