Peace, Dancing and Albums...

Sparks Of Insanity By Vinny "Bond" Marini Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Remember, only 28 days until the BlogBlast For Peace. Get your Peace Globes going…

More so then ever..even if you do not want to participate on November 5th (and why would you not) PLEASE for me...put a mention on your site...send them to one of the links below or to The Couch for more information.

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You can read about Papa’s blue marble in the wooden bowl on the piano HERE

Also please say a prayer for MIMI of "Mimi Writes" and her family as they go through a very difficult time. She has spoken of it on her blog if you are wondering what is going on...

Have you checked out TRAVIS of “Trav’s Thoughts” site today for your Dancing With The Stars review?

Who went home last night? Was it Tom Delay and his two stress-fractures? Did Michael Irvin drop the ball on Monday? Does Debi Mazur have the entourage of the others?

Travis will give you the full scoop!

OK, So STARRLIGHT of "Here Comes A Storm In The Form Of A Girl"tagged me with this on Facebook weeks ago and I think it is a cool thing to do, so here we go...I am telling you, this is not so easy!

Think of 25 albums that had such a profound effect on you they changed your life or the way you looked at it. They sucked you in and took you over for days, weeks, months, years. These are the albums that you can use to identify time, places, people, emotions. These are the albums that no matter what they were thought of musically shaped your world.

01. Allman Brothers - Allman Brothers
02. Grateful Dead - Europe 72
03. Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced
04. Doors - The Doors
05. Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band - The Wild, The Innocent & The E-Street Shuffle
06. Pink Floyd - Ummagumma
07. Frank Zappa - Weasels Ripped My Flesh
08. Grateful Dead - Workingmans Dead
09. Allman Brothers - Eat A Peach
10. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
11. NRPS - New Riders Of The Purple Sage
12. Beatles - Meet The Beatles
13. Beatles - Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
14. CSNY - Crosby Stills & Nash
15. Rolling Stones - Their Satanic Majesties Request
16. Derek & The Dominos - Layla
17. Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers
18. U2 - Joshua Tree
19. Yes - Close To The Edge
20. Cream - Disraeli Gears
21. Cream - Wheels Of Fire
22. Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland
23. Allman Brothers - Live At Fillmore East
24. The Band - Music From Big Pink
25. GTOs - Permanent Damage

and about 200 others.......Give it a try

13 Of Your Sparks

  1. Schmoop Says:
  2. I dig me some NRPS. CHeers!!

  3. DrillerAA09 Says:
  4. The first album I ever bought was Ray Charles - "What'd I Say", the second was Ray Charles - "Modern Sounds In Country-Western Music". Are you starting to see a trend here?
    Others on my list:
    Rolling Stones - High Tides & Green Grass.
    Cream - Fresh Cream
    The Beach Boys - Little Duce Coupe
    Blood Sweat & Tears - BS&T
    Janis Joplin - Cheap Thrills
    Moody Blues - To Our Children's, Children's, Children
    Elton John - Mad Man Across The Water
    Creedance Clearwater Revival - Green River
    Hmm...I may have a post here.

  5. Great list dude. They are all great picks...

  6. ...careful with that axe, Eugene...

  7. Wasn't it hard to keep it to 25?!?! Love the nod to the GTO;s

  8. Jay Says:
  9. These lists are so hard to do because everyday your top 25 probably changes a bit. Or a lot. ;-)

  10. LAC Says:
  11. I'll try to do this one... for some reason I wonder if I can come up with 25.

  12. Yeah, I got tagged with this one, and another one, too. I've just been too scatter brained to do them. Some day...

  13. Outstanding list, Vinny. I really don't see how you managed to cut it down to just 25.

    #3, #10, #16, #18 and #19 would almost definitely be on my list.

  14. Travis Cody Says:
  15. Great list. I couldn't do it. I haven't really been influenced by full albums, and my list of favorite songs is constantly in flux.

  16. TopChamp Says:
  17. Ha - no 1. I love that you love them.

  18. Ralph Says:
  19. The first LPs that we had as kids were given to us with our GE record player for Christmas 1967, seventh grade for me. "Sgt. Pepper', 'Rubber Soul' and 'Surrealistic Pillow' were among them. My parents were hip, sort of, for picking out these selections! In later years, I love # 05, the Boss with brass, 'Kitty's Back' my favorite Springsteen song for the ages. Nice choices!

  20. Dana Says:
  21. So The Bay City Rollers actually count? Their "Rollin'" was my first album. STOP.LAUGHING!


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