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cj's dad
09-14-2011, 07:34 PM
For some reason, I forgot how good this group was:

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And this:

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Red Knave
09-14-2011, 07:40 PM
They went through 3 "Jays" none of whom were named Jay.

The original Jay was the one on She Cried which was the first song I heard on a crystal set that I made with my Dad about 1963. It still sounds cool.

cj's dad
09-14-2011, 07:47 PM
All I know is that his name was Jay Black and in the song Cara Mia Why it was said that he hit octaves not previously hit by pop singers.

Canadians raining on my parade again.

Jay Trotter
09-14-2011, 07:48 PM
I thought this thread was about me! :faint:

For some reason it made me think of an awesome group I saw yesterday on the Ellen Show -- U.S. Armed Forces:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3V_7ao3RnM

cj's dad
09-14-2011, 07:53 PM
This song is by "ADELE" and is one one of my faves- It is called "Running In The Deep"- Love it. These guys do a great job.

I thought this thread was about me! :faint:

For some reason it made me think of an awesome group I saw yesterday on the Ellen Show -- U.S. Armed Forces:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3V_7ao3RnM

cj's dad
09-14-2011, 07:59 PM
I thought this thread was about me! :faint:

For some reason it made me think of an awesome group I saw yesterday on the Ellen Show -- U.S. Armed Forces:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3V_7ao3RnM

Since you like the song you posted you should like this by Lady Antebellum:

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Golf and Horses
09-14-2011, 08:09 PM
I'm pretty sure Jay Black was at one time a horse owner...Magic Moment Stables...not sure if it's still around

elysiantraveller
09-14-2011, 08:13 PM
This was playing on my iPod while I was reading this thread:

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Some of you might like it. Some won't.

Mike at A+
09-14-2011, 08:21 PM
Saw him perform in a small club on Long Island around 1975. What a voice! Also saw him recently on PBS and he can still belt it out.

Jay Trotter
09-14-2011, 08:31 PM
My wife and I are big Country fans, so I do in fact like Lady Antebellum. My wife is nuts over Kenny Chesney -- we've been to 4 concerts in 3 different cities. I believe I'm just the "other guy" in her life!

Grits
09-14-2011, 08:39 PM
What you guys are hearing is not incredible vocal range. I'm sorry, its not. What you're hearing is a move to his falsetto voice. His head voice--away from his chest voice. Frankie Vallee of the Four Seasons had the same ability. As have others.

The most chart topping, and well known falsetto was one--who has sold a gazillion records, writing and singing for decades with his brothers, and created an entire era in popular music. One of the most memorable, still today. He was Barry Gibb. He wrote the soundtrack for this little flick some might remember.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1e5h9YSe_k&feature=related

Man, good this dude walk!:lol:

horses4courses
09-14-2011, 08:45 PM
When it comes to rock vocals, Roy Orbison had 'em all beat......... :ThmbUp:

Grits
09-14-2011, 08:47 PM
Oh man, now I'm on a roll, I'll dance in this den the rest of the night. Go to about 4:21 minute mark-----damn, those were the days.

Pour another glass of wine, Grits.:lol: :lol: :lol:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69VsAEafSgM

Grits
09-14-2011, 08:49 PM
When it comes to rock vocals, Roy Orbison had 'em all beat......... :ThmbUp:

He was awesome!!!!!!!

McSchell_Racing
09-14-2011, 08:54 PM
Oh man, now I'm on a roll, I'll dance in this den the rest of the night. Go to about 4:21 minute mark-----damn, those were the days.

Pour another glass of wine, Grits.:lol: :lol: :lol:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69VsAEafSgM


Grits,I hear you love cooking with wine...Sometimes you put it in the food :lol:

McSchell_Racing
09-14-2011, 08:58 PM
My wife and I are big Country fans, so I do in fact like Lady Antebellum. My wife is nuts over Kenny Chesney -- we've been to 4 concerts in 3 different cities. I believe I'm just the "other guy" in her life!


Im a country fan too...Love the old country,Waylon,Willie and the boys.

elysiantraveller
09-14-2011, 09:26 PM
What you guys are hearing is not incredible vocal range. I'm sorry, its not. What you're hearing is a move to his falsetto voice. His head voice--away from his chest voice. Frankie Vallee of the Four Seasons had the same ability. As have others.

The most chart topping, and well known falsetto was one--who has sold a gazillion records, writing and singing for decades with his brothers, and created an entire era in popular music. One of the most memorable, still today. He was Barry Gibb. He wrote the soundtrack for this little flick some might remember.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1e5h9YSe_k&feature=related

Man, good this dude walk!:lol:

Aaron Neville had a pretty unique falsetto. :)

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Red Knave
09-14-2011, 09:27 PM
All I know is that his name was Jay Black and in the song Cara Mia Why it was said that he hit octaves not previously hit by pop singers.
I agree, he definitely was(is) awesome and he was the one that made the group as popular as it was. I just thought it was interesting about the names.

Canadians raining on my parade again.
Even though that wasn't my intention, you should be used to that from me by now. ;)

Grits
09-14-2011, 09:30 PM
Grits,I hear you love cooking with wine...Sometimes you put it in the food :lol:

:lol: Tom, these days, if I cooked as much as I used to, I'd fall asleep sipping the wine I was cooking with.

Seriously, though, I love music--just about ALL of it. There's very little I don't, and I like it from every decade. Music and dancing; I get the love of both from my mom.

I have it in this house and in the car--from Oscar Peterson, Chet Baker, Etta James, Dinah Washington, to Elvis, The Temptations, Martha and the Vandellas, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Rod Stewart, Elton John, Tina Turner, Shelby Lynne, Willie, Muddy Waters, Tony Joe White, Keb Mo, Dr.John, McCartney, Pavarotti, Lloyd-Webber, Gershwin, Cole Porter, and everything Ray Charles and Vince Gill have every made, and ;) a lot of what Bolton did too, Mack.

Love horses . . . . but there are two things in life one better have--a love of music and a sense of humor. If you don't have both? Well, I hate it for ya.:lol:

Grits
09-14-2011, 09:38 PM
Have a lot of Aaron's stuff, too. Have you ever heard him live? About four years ago . . . heard him at a jazz festival sing Amazing Grace acapella? It'll give you chills, as will this one, its one of my favorites. Randy Newman wrote it. I love hearing Newman sing it, too.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkZYbQbdPyE

pandy
09-14-2011, 09:40 PM
This song is by "ADELE" and is one one of my faves- It is called "Running In The Deep"- Love it. These guys do a great job.


Adele's cd, 21, is one of the best pop records I've heard in years. She's a major talent both as a singer and songwriter. From what I've read, she has almost singlehandedly saved the recording industry.

21 is ten times platinumsold over 10 million (includes digital) copies and put Adele in the Guiness Book of records for the weeks as the number one album (18 weeks so far this year).

bigmack
09-14-2011, 09:46 PM
Take note the highlighted artists of grits. 3-1 men.

They all take a backseat to the one who truly gets her ticker going pitter-patter. Mikey.

http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u70/macktime/finalgmb.jpg

Grits
09-14-2011, 09:55 PM
Adele's cd, 21, is one of the best pop records I've heard in years. She's a major talent both as a singer and songwriter. From what I've read, she has almost singlehandedly saved the recording industry.

21 is ten times platinumsold over 10 million (includes digital) copies and put Adele in the Guiness Book of records for the weeks as the number one album (18 weeks so far this year).

Her cd is in the player right now, its not the one on, but its in the player. Still, this doesn't speak well, not at all, that one artist can dominate the charts with little competition. I like her voice, but it'll take far more than her or any one artist to save the music industry--and if you break it down--pop v. country? Pop tanked a long time ago. And country has its own problems, in that its moving too far away from its roots.

When I see some of the garbage that's on Letterman late at night, these so called "bands", jumping in place like they have springs on their shoes? They can neither play music or sing music. Its tragic. And I don't purchase it.

Grits
09-14-2011, 09:57 PM
Damn you, damn you, damn you. I'm going to kill you. (If I went in the attic, I could dig out one of his guitar picks, I'm sure.) I always had great seats at concerts. :lol:

bigmack
09-14-2011, 10:28 PM
Damn you, damn you, damn you. I'm going to kill you. (If I went in the attic, I could dig out one of his guitar picks, I'm sure.) I always had great seats at concerts. :lol:
Print it out and throw darts at me.

http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u70/macktime/99.jpg

Tom
09-14-2011, 10:31 PM
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Tom
09-14-2011, 10:34 PM
The very first two records - 45's - I ever bought back what, 63, 64? were Do Wah diddy Diddy and Pretty Woman. I was bar DJ in the 70's and Pretty Woman was the one that always got the dacne floor filled up early in the evening.
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senortout
09-14-2011, 10:39 PM
Jay & The Americans Cara Mia (http://open.spotify.com/track/3LSfueaa12l3lghV6butNU)

get spotify, you'll be glad you did!

senortout

senortout
09-14-2011, 10:40 PM
Roy Orbison Oh, Pretty Woman (http://open.spotify.com/track/6WrSjCCJyjaRCncpQiN4R8)

Tom
09-14-2011, 10:48 PM
My wife and I are big Country fans, so I do in fact like Lady Antebellum. My wife is nuts over Kenny Chesney -- we've been to 4 concerts in 3 different cities. I believe I'm just the "other guy" in her life!

Kenny played the shell here a couple of weeks ago. Literally shut the city down. Gridlock at ever road in or out of town. For hours.

Tom
09-14-2011, 10:53 PM
This song is by "ADELE" and is one one of my faves- It is called "Running In The Deep"- Love it. These guys do a great job.

That is great! I saw that on TV recently.....wondered who it was.

toetoe
09-14-2011, 10:58 PM
Take note the highlighted artists of grits. 3-1 men.

They all take a backseat to the one who truly gets her ticker going pitter-patter. Mikey.

http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u70/macktime/finalgmb.jpg



Are those who I think they are ? From the Belmont Park P.A. party ?



I think Jay owned harness horses.

He and the boys, along with The Vogues, were just here in Las Vegas. Coinky dink: I always thought The Vogues' 'You're the One That I Love' was by Jay and Co.

bigmack
09-14-2011, 11:01 PM
Adele's cd, 21, is one of the best pop records I've heard in years. She's a major talent both as a singer and songwriter.
I touted her around this joint months ago before many knew who she was. Had I produced the CD it would be better. Some of the material is a poor fit for her voice. Refreshing talent nonetheless.

Grits
09-14-2011, 11:03 PM
Mack, I don't know what you did to Bolton, but he looks like my grandfather, and you--you look young enough to be my son. :faint: LOLOL :faint:

I can't win for losin'.:lol:

Get yourself another glass of wine, Grits . . . . burp.

bigmack
09-14-2011, 11:11 PM
MB born in '53, yours truly in '58. Must be the genes. Mackalopulos, Scandinavian/Irish. Bolton, Jewish.

Tom
09-14-2011, 11:17 PM
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Grits
09-14-2011, 11:20 PM
Take note the highlighted artists of grits. 3-1 men.

Mack, you're full of more crap than a Christmas goose! I didn't even see this.

I'm writing off the top of my head, artists I have and really like. I left off Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Sarah Brightman, Bonnie Riatt, etc, etc. Forgot the Eagles altogether.

Now, back to the point. Female composers that one could add with Gershwin and Cole Porter? None. Females singing Delta Blues, along with Lightnin Hopkins besides Bessie Smith? None.

Grits
09-14-2011, 11:28 PM
Tom, we had two of those drive-ins in town. And I remember that song, though, honest, I was little.

Another I remember from way, way back. Little Anthony and the Imperials . . . . gotta go to YouTube see if THEY are there. I know the Righteous Brothers are.

bigmack
09-14-2011, 11:32 PM
Grits - You're too easy.

To razz.

Did I evah tell you about the time Bonnie & I "made-out" at a club in Minneapolis? Oh, the stories.

swavAPTOAPA

Tommy - Loved it. :ThmbUp: Sure be nice to have that world back. (With the internet of course)

Tom
09-14-2011, 11:36 PM
If if ain't on You Tube, it never happened. This was the hot ticket at the school dances.
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Mr Saratoga
09-14-2011, 11:37 PM
How about Billy Joel's New York Sate of mind, after the last race at the $pa.

Tom
09-14-2011, 11:42 PM
Well, time to say good night..... egX9N8yOgaU

Grits
09-15-2011, 12:04 AM
How about Billy Joel's New York Sate of mind, after the last race at the $pa.

Hey, darlin'. ;) I miss ya! Look in the PA Toga Party thread--the video is there, from months back when I posted it, before I was able to hear it every afternoon, recently.

Grits
09-15-2011, 12:07 AM
If if ain't on You Tube, it never happened. This was the hot ticket at the school dances.

Tom, this is the truth!! On both accounts.

Mr Saratoga
09-15-2011, 12:15 AM
I'm so glad that I was able to stay later this year, and enjoy OG on the piano, and the two of you singing away. It was such fun. :cool:

Grits
09-15-2011, 12:18 AM
Grits - You're too easy.

I know, Mack, I'm such a pushover. So readable and transparent and all that. I'm so hard up, if I don't find another fella soon, I think I'll just die. Just lay right down and die. I swear even my friends know how hard up I am.

More wine? "I shouldn't."

No? "Okay. Believe I will."

Grits
09-15-2011, 12:32 AM
Good night, gentlemen. Rest well, each of you. Its been real. And a whole lot of fun. I love this place when there's laughter. I do.

trying2win
09-15-2011, 03:24 AM
CJD:

I remember Jay And The Americans from the old days. Never did care for his singing. I thought Mario Lanza or David Whitfield sang better versions of Cara Mia than Jay Black.

I do like the doo wop sounds of one former member of Jay And The Americans though....His name is Kenny Vance. His group is Kenny Vance and the Planatones. I thought they did a great job of their song "Looking For An Echo".

I know, I know...another Canadian raining on your parade :D ...as Maxwell Smart would say...Sorry about that chief!

Here's the link to the video of "Looking For An Echo":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ke1dV_IpSKA


T2W

cj's dad
09-15-2011, 08:09 AM
Have to do more of these non-political threads- 47 replies in 8 hours. :cool:

Tom
09-15-2011, 08:57 AM
Yup. Very fun evening. Almost like being at a party.
But I had all the beer to myself!
(And Grits hogged the wine).:D

Grits
09-15-2011, 09:36 AM
Yup. Very fun evening. Almost like being at a party.
But I had all the beer to myself!
(And Grits hogged the wine).:D

Yes she did. And she just woke up! :faint:

cj's dad
09-15-2011, 02:10 PM
The mention of Little Anthony and the Imperials brought back these memories:

Every year at my boy's only Catholic hiigh school, the alumni association funded a "spring concert" by a performer as voted by the previous years junior class.

The concert was held in the schools quite large gymnasium and every girl in the area wanted to be asked to go.

The line-up:

Freshman year - Joan Baez - I didn't go as I was too shy to ask a girl out - only 15 - and I didn't like Joan Baez anyway

Soph.- Otis Redding - I went

Junior - Dionne Warwick & Little Anthony - I don't remember why there were 2 concerts that year - too long ago - I went to both

Senior - Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - Went

rastajenk
09-15-2011, 03:31 PM
My wife and I are big Country fans, so I do in fact like Lady Antebellum. My wife is nuts over Kenny Chesney -- we've been to 4 concerts in 3 different cities. I believe I'm just the "other guy" in her life!How 'bout the young ladies that go to those shows? Pretty eye-opening, isn't it? :eek: They all got a look down pat...a miniskirt and boots, or short shorts and a wifebeater, cowboy hats, leggy legs and judicious racks. And some of them are, well, pretty young...embarrassingly young. I shouldn't have to look at stuff and have to give myself a moral self-examination all the time.It ain't right. All I know is, they didn't grow them like that when I was a young studly stud. :rolleyes:

ldiatone
09-15-2011, 05:32 PM
about 50's and 60's groups. this band was a one hit wonder. the lyrics are very different for the time.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeNAgBFmJpM
(i can dance ;) )
speaking of sopranos check out this version..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNxf6GNnaI8&NR=1

anyone ever hear this tune another sopranos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa9FMB4gsqw&feature=related

nice one cj's dad :ThmbUp:

ldiatone
09-15-2011, 05:47 PM
did someone mention sarah brightman? thank you Gtits

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6ojGM3czbk&feature=related

you make the call

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCtg29-9GsE

Grits
09-15-2011, 08:49 PM
Idiatone, Madonna is even a poor second, don't you think?

A favorite, and one of the most beautiful pieces Brightman has ever done is Pie Jesu, from Lloyd-Webber's, Requiem.

Speaking of voices, (we know the production) that of Grizabella, Betty Buckley, will always give me chills. So fragile, so aged, and wistful, then she rises from the floor of the stage--the power in her voice comes forth effortlessly. (This is as I saw her perform it in New York a couple of decades ago.) It was incredible. I prefer it above the UK's Elaine Page.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivIT0TQ4vRM&feature=related

Too, there's the voice (in another familiar production) of Colm Wilkinson as Jean Valjean, who gave one of the most beautiful performances ever heard on stage. You'll remember his tenor well, I know.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIwgD4I5UtQ&feature=related

And then, there's the gold standard, himself. Over 21 million have listened on YouTube alone. This shows how much he's missed.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VATmgtmR5o4

And finally, one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written. You, gentlemen, will LOVE the video!!!

DeBussy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8qG3td4xFo&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL
As I said, I love music so much . . . . . .

Tom
09-15-2011, 09:47 PM
CJD...love Otis!
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Tom
09-15-2011, 09:49 PM
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bigmack
09-15-2011, 09:56 PM
I beg of y'all...No mo' ALWebber.

http://i0.peperonity.info/c/BB15A2/952479/ssc3/home/061/starvic2.0/albums/vomit.gif_320_320_256_9223372036854775000_0_1_0.gi f

Jay Trotter
09-15-2011, 11:12 PM
How 'bout the young ladies that go to those shows? Pretty eye-opening, isn't it? :eek: They all got a look down pat...a miniskirt and boots, or short shorts and a wifebeater, cowboy hats, leggy legs and judicious racks. And some of them are, well, pretty young...embarrassingly young. I shouldn't have to look at stuff and have to give myself a moral self-examination all the time.It ain't right. All I know is, they didn't grow them like that when I was a young studly stud. :rolleyes:

I never noticed! I'll have to take a look next time! :rolleyes:

cj's dad
10-22-2011, 11:29 AM
Songs like this were just plain fun and with no profanity. What a change from some of today's music.

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cj's dad
10-22-2011, 11:47 AM
What a voice !!

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(http://vevo.ly/hGFTUs)

Canarsie
10-22-2011, 11:54 AM
This is a very long web site just use the find feature in your browser and type Jay, Mystic, Dion, Holiday Revue, and so on you will see all the great shows at the Brooklyn Fox and some other venues. One of those listed was my first concert (show back then) was probably around 12 so lets say 1964.

We used to get up real early and take the train there the lines were long and it was during Christmas break. Forgot what they charged to get in but they even gave you an album with your paid admission.

Think most of you will like this enjoy.

http://streetsyoucrossed.blogspot.com/2007/02/breusooklyn-feusox-beusaby.html

I think most of you can see I didn't grow up in a normal neighborhood in Brooklyn.

toetoe
10-22-2011, 12:00 PM
Very nice, Canarsie. You, Sir, are a Lord of Flatbush. :cool:

PaceAdvantage
10-22-2011, 08:07 PM
What a voice !!

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(http://vevo.ly/hGFTUs)You ain't kidding...

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cj's dad
10-22-2011, 08:18 PM
It is extremely difficult for me to get through this song !

Rookies
10-22-2011, 09:08 PM
I know, Mack, I'm such a pushover. So readable and transparent and all that. I'm so hard up, if I don't find another fella soon, I think I'll just die. Just lay right down and die. I swear even my friends know how hard up I am.


Well, come on by to Loo-ville in a couple weeks and I'll prepare a couple of cocktails! ;)

PaceAdvantage
10-22-2011, 09:11 PM
It is extremely difficult for me to get through this song !How do you mean? Not your cup of tea?

cj's dad
10-23-2011, 12:07 PM
How do you mean? Not your cup of tea?

No not at all. Great song. Brings back some tough memories.

fast4522
10-23-2011, 05:27 PM
No not at all. Great song. Brings back some tough memories.

Hey CJD,
There is nothing wrong with living life, with a few tough memories. I agree with you, Jay Black had a great band. It was another time which has to be accepted, just that it makes me so mad that they are pissing this time away. So bravo on your selections of music sir.

DJofSD
10-23-2011, 08:58 PM
All I know is that his name was Jay Black and in the song Cara Mia Why it was said that he hit octaves not previously hit by pop singers.

Canadians raining on my parade again.
Are you talking octaves or pitch?

If octaves then you've never heard or heard of Capt Beefheat who died coming up on 1 year ago. RIP (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Beefheart)