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by CANFAN
Mon Aug 29, 2005 7:03 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Townes Van Zandt
Replies: 6
Views: 917

Hey, WalterCracker... Get "High and Low and In Between." It's got the haunting "Highway Kind", the puzzling yet beautiful "You Are Not Needed Now", and one of his best, the stunning, "To Live Is To Fly." Of all the TVZ records I own, I seem to spin that one the most. Other than that, pick up "Townes...
by CANFAN
Tue Mar 08, 2005 9:32 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: True Patriot Love...
Replies: 46
Views: 3491

Now, if we can just do something about our movies. Check out these talented Canadian musicians... Ron Sexsmith Sarah Harmer Kathleen Edwards Sam Roberts Peter Elkas Reid Jamieson Hot, Hot, Heat Stars Teagan and Sarah The Be Good Tanyas Fembots The Stills Hayden Sarah Slean The lists goes on and on a...
by CANFAN
Mon Jan 31, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Ryan Adams to release 3+ albums in 2005
Replies: 27
Views: 2765

From 1963 to 1965 Dylan put out 4 records. And I'd count them all as classics.

Of course, Ryan Adams is no Dylan.

From 2001 to 2004 Ron Sexsmith put out 4 records.

Of course, Ryan Adams is no...well you get the picture.
by CANFAN
Sun Jan 16, 2005 10:09 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Favorite songs about laziness
Replies: 32
Views: 2886

wastin' time - ron sexsmith A day is long, many hours to fill But it's alright if we let a few minutes spill Where's the crime in wasting time with you? Don't have to run when the pistol's fired It's alright if we let the meter expire Where's the crime in wasting time with you? People love to talk a...
by CANFAN
Mon Dec 27, 2004 12:18 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Who Sings your fave Christmas Song and Why?
Replies: 59
Views: 7292

"let it snow" - dean martin - loose and playful as it should be. "i'm dreaming of a white christmas" - otis redding - because he makes it his own. Soulful, moving stuff. "little drummer boy/peace on earth" - bing crosby and david bowie - brings me back and puts me in the spirit. "santa claus is comi...
by CANFAN
Tue Nov 16, 2004 12:30 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Tweedy interview at Wired
Replies: 2
Views: 562

Jeff Tweedy is that rare combination of a very talented and successful artist who respects and appreciates his audience. Long live Wilco!
by CANFAN
Wed Nov 03, 2004 1:35 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Fuck you, America
Replies: 218
Views: 30453

Jake wrote... What evidence do you have that it works? Seriously. Talking and complaining don't do shit. Well, it got 5 more million people to vote Democrat this time than last. That's significant, although, clearly not enough. Hey, I can understand your frustration. I feel just as frustrated. But t...
by CANFAN
Wed Nov 03, 2004 12:56 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Fuck you, America
Replies: 218
Views: 30453

We here in Canada are just as sad as you folks. We feel just as let down by your country as you do. At the same time, we are encouraged by the progressive, intelligent voices of your country - voices like Jon Stewart, Michael Moore, Al Franken, Bill Maher, Center For American Progress, Move On Dot O...
by CANFAN
Mon Oct 18, 2004 5:44 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Jon Stewart on Crossfire
Replies: 14
Views: 1284

Anybody But Bush said... None of this is going to change. Franken can't change it and neither can Stewart. They are fighting against an upheavel in journalism being fuled by technology and the rapid adaptation of new methods of deploying media (internet, cable TV, satellite radio, text messaging, et...