Record heat and heated rhetoric. Our Economy held hostage. The slimy arms of a News Corporation reaching everywhere. Deadly Right Wing terrorism. It’s been an intense week.

Sometimes, for your own mental health, you just need to take a break. So, this weekend’s theme is about getting away from it all, whether it’s relaxing on a beach or musically traveling to an exotic place or another time.

St. Tropez – Pink Floyd

Going Mobile – The Who

Bridge of Sighs – Robin Trower

China Grove – The Doobie Brothers

Graceland – Paul Simon

Solsbury Hill – Peter Gabriel

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jkkFL
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Heard this today running an errand- Babylon Sisters:

whatsthatsound
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Here come those Santa Ana winds again…

amaycatbaker
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Good music.

BlueStateMan
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GUILTY PLEASURE…

Christopher Cross..

“Sailing”.

KillgoreTrout
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Leon Russell–Back To The Island;

BlueStateMan
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My arrangement of “Sugar, Sugar” (yes.. the “ARCHIES” tune!)

http://www.youtube.com/user/FROMTHEMLB?feature=mhee#p/a/u/0/lM7wcMkpamk

PatsyT
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Oooo I love Dangerous Mood too – Nice Organ!
HOT!
I subscribed and faved!

PatsyT
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Thats Hot and Cool! Love It!

jkkFL
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Some Serious Blues at work there! 🙂

Buddy McCue
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BSM – That sure is easier on the ears than that Archies’ bubblegum thing.

whatsthatsound
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Nice, BSM. Which of those guys are you?

BlueStateMan
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THANKS!

I’m on Keys.

whatsthatsound
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Coolness! I just read about you guys (googled you)!

BlueStateMan
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😉

Khirad
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Yasmin Levy – La Serena

Khirad
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Niyaz – Allah Mazare
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEvRrBUIjic

Azam Ali – O Quanta Qualia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRT75w8xI-U

Thomas Tallis – Spem in alium

Khirad
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Khoon Maaf – Darling

Khirad
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Syrian violin

Buddy McCue
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Wow!

I love this! This is going straight to my iPod. Too bad it just fades away at the end of the video.

I can tell that he’s playing on one of the maqamat, but I can only identify one of them by ear (the Hijaz,) and this is certainly not that. Very beautiful improvisation.

Khirad
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I’m impressed you know that! I found it looking for examples of maqamat. I think he’s going off the traditional scale a little in this. Also, he’s Syrian, if that’s relevant at all–maybe not.

Sabreen60
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Sabreen60

Paradise – The Temptations

(Sometimes getting away is being in someone’s arms)

jkkFL
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That would work too, Sabreen!!
Do you know of a pair that are For Rent?? 🙂

Sabreen60
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Sabreen60

I am just seeing your comment. Wish I could help you out. But I’m sure that as smart, kind hearted and probably very attractive, you’ll find those arms.

ADONAI
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Yeah I saw the Rebecca Black and Miley Cyrus videos. That’s not cool. Not cool at all.

wts and jkk don’t get to post music anymore. And I say that with absolutely no authority.

whatsthatsound
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okay, so this will be my swan song, then. Just for you.

jkkFL
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Swan song??
Swans called.. they have a warrant out for you: Impersonating sanity ..

jkkFL
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It got better, AD!
Now I’m off to find something Just for you, old grouch! 😉

ADONAI
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Can’t say I didn’t set myself up for that.

jkkFL
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How I Spent My Summer Vacation, by ADONAI:

ADONAI
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Relaxation/Totally Stoned Mix:

Lenny Kravitz – Are You Gonna Go My Way (Blues Version. By far the best version)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bNJtO9T7dQ

Kyuss – Demon Cleaner

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaeUak_35VU

Stone Temple Pilots – Creep

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzT8AoOau1Y

Rockabye Baby Lullaby Renditions of Tool – Opiate(trust me.It’s awesome)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4jitlaVw6s&playnext=1&list=PL678A36254C3CA658

Down – Where I’m Going

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZCK02lBwn0

Johnny Cash – Can’t Help But Wonder Where I’m Bound

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXowP1Ss5kA

Enjoy.

jkkFL
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(Lenny Kravitz May have gotten you a small break, though..)

foodchain
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foodchain

lol. (working on pics of puppy)

whatsthatsound
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Elton John, Jamaica Jerk-Off

jkkFL
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The Bird and the Bee- Love Letter to Japan

KillgoreTrout
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The Beatles–Norwegian Wood;