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isla
02-09-2018, 02:49 PM
Just a few vocal performances that have given me that tingly spine thing. You may have a few favourites of your own.

Beth Hart with Jeff Beck - Purple Rain


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sHDRDUdpW0&list=RDtG0FCsQgXxE&index=2

isla
02-09-2018, 02:49 PM
Tedeschi Trucks Band - Any Day


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiwktkw_rqE

isla
02-09-2018, 02:50 PM
The Staple Singers & The Band - The Weight


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZmhumT16Ls

birlinn
02-09-2018, 02:51 PM
The vocal bits in Gorecki's 3rd symphony move me to tears. Sadness, joy and beauty.

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 02:53 PM
The aptly-named Voice Squad, with The Parting Glass:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lum-2ejJPrI

isla
02-09-2018, 02:56 PM
^ Nice. That's a favourite tune of mine, I play it on flute and clarinet.

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 02:58 PM
...and one of the finest voices in the world, with Richard Thompson's magnificent ode to the bandmate and girlfriend lost in Fairport's 1969 van crash:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apOFrP3XbFM

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 03:00 PM
^ Nice. That's a favourite tune of mine, I play it on flute and clarinet.

They recorded a great version with low whistle - Davy Spillane if memory serves - that was used at the end of Waking Ned Devine​.

P.I. Stazzer-Newt
02-09-2018, 03:01 PM
This needs good speakers or headphones.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIOWYTX1JR4

birlinn
02-09-2018, 03:04 PM
Pictures are all of Mull too! An interesting road to drive on by the Gribun cliffs, at 2.50, one I do fairly often.
I don't know why I bother living in such a chithole.

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 03:19 PM
This needs good speakers or headphones.

That's a great album. I saw them a few years after it was released - I think they were touring Searchlight​ - and was quite impressed.

Osborne Russell
02-09-2018, 03:24 PM
There was a time, not so long ago.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diwF1-xJwZM

isla
02-09-2018, 03:24 PM
I saw Runrig at the Music Hall in Aberdeen many years ago. Great band.
This one has been posted here before, but it's worth another listen. Also requires a lot of volume to pick up the quieter sound effects..

Africa - Angel City Chorale


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-c9-poC5HGw

CWSmith
02-09-2018, 03:26 PM
...and one of the finest voices in the world, with Richard Thompson's magnificent ode to the bandmate and girlfriend lost in Fairport's 1969 van crash:


Thank you. I've missed this. I am a big fan of Mary. I think she has stopped performing, am I right? I never managed to hear her live.

Osborne Russell
02-09-2018, 03:32 PM
higher and higher


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1odvp-_bhk&list=RDk1odvp-_bhk

CWSmith
02-09-2018, 03:34 PM
I enjoyed this one from the first moment I heard it!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zk8YB3lMmms

https://youtu.be/Zk8YB3lMmms

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 03:38 PM
A local product whom I remember seeing open for Stan Rogers not long before he died:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hiLmFbkFDI

Osborne Russell
02-09-2018, 03:39 PM
Texas Power

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSFAYhUQlmE

Keith Wilson
02-09-2018, 03:41 PM
I've posted these guys before, but they're very, very good.


https://youtu.be/NX6dJgmof0E

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 03:47 PM
Thank you. I've missed this. I am a big fan of Mary. I think she has stopped performing, am I right? I never managed to hear her live.

Me neither. I don't know if she has stopped performing - what a loss, if she has!

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 03:48 PM
I've posted these guys before, but they're very, very good.

Oh, yes. I refrained as I have also posted them before. Great musicians, lovely people, and Ian in particular was a huge influence on my musical development. I was able to thank him in person a couple of years back, but sadly it was at their farewell concert weekend.

Osborne Russell
02-09-2018, 03:49 PM
Girl power


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aobwrnijWhk

Keith Wilson
02-09-2018, 03:50 PM
I heard Mary Black with De Dannan, and also by herself. She was amazing, an almost superhuman voice.

According to her website, she's still performing (https://www.mary-black.net/concerts.php). Only concerts in Ireland listed, alas.

birlinn
02-09-2018, 03:54 PM
Thanks for the Kate Rusby, Osborne. Saw her in concert; love her voice

Osborne Russell
02-09-2018, 03:59 PM
Thanks for the Kate Rusby, Osborne. Saw her in concert; love her voice

You're very welcome! Lucky man.

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 04:03 PM
Kate Rusby is astounding! Here's a slightly obscure Canadian, Jane Siberry, with her "Calling All Angels" (supporting vocals by k.d. lang, no slouch herself). Jane's shows are like hot-tubbing with a dippy angel.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRUErh47sao

mmd
02-09-2018, 04:10 PM
Heather Rankin of the Cape Breton musical family group The Rankins, featuring youngest sister Cookie and brother Jimmie, filmed in Cape Breton.


https://youtu.be/2odDH788Qq0

Keith Wilson
02-09-2018, 04:14 PM
Something completely different, from very far south:


https://youtu.be/krTiSzNJCsc

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 04:14 PM
Garnet Rogers isn't all that well-known outside folkie circles, which is kind of a shame, as he's a fine writer, a great vocalist, and a killer guitar player to boot:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WV8Wvdohp4g

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 04:15 PM
Something completely different, from very far south

They were exiled for some time, IIRC, after the coup...

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 04:19 PM
One more slightly obscure Canadian: James Keelaghan, with "Kiri's Piano", a song that never fails to bring a tear.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6Lx7mjwNr0

Keith Wilson
02-09-2018, 04:29 PM
They were exiled for some time, IIRC, after the coup...They had the great good luck to be on tour abroad in September 1973. They might not have survived, otherwise.

Osborne Russell
02-09-2018, 05:07 PM
Tedeschi Trucks Band - Any Day

One of my all time faves. Susan could be seen as a kind of distillation of all this, don't you think? Like to hear her do the folk thing.

CWSmith
02-09-2018, 05:21 PM
One more slightly obscure Canadian: James Keelaghan, with "Kiri's Piano", a song that never fails to bring a tear.


Here is the very definition of obscure: Keelaghan won a Juno and most Americans don't know what a Juno is! Pity. He writes and performs great songs!

BrianY
02-09-2018, 05:24 PM
The guy sure can sing...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zo2O5E9Ea9Y&list=RDzo2O5E9Ea9Y

Jimmy W
02-09-2018, 05:28 PM
Danielle is one of my favorites.

Danielle Nicole Band - "Take it All"


https://youtu.be/gVqhJxRejag

BrianY
02-09-2018, 05:38 PM
Raul Malo...I'm not a fan of country music but this guy's voice is epitome of that high country tenor sound


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu8e01M6gwY

Jimmy W
02-09-2018, 05:38 PM
Jorma Kaukonen and Ruthie Foster - Long Time Gone


https://youtu.be/lwnoFJq9Usg

BrianY
02-09-2018, 05:46 PM
Another Raul Malo -


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDiWkwvG_MY

Jimmy W
02-09-2018, 05:52 PM
Valerie June "Somebody To Love"
.

https://youtu.be/rJR0u-ywU_A

BrianY
02-09-2018, 05:58 PM
Emmylou Harris

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OomaNxkY-KY

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 06:03 PM
They had the great good luck to be on tour abroad in September 1973. They might not have survived, otherwise.

Indeed. Look what happened to Victor Jara.

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 06:05 PM
Here is the very definition of obscure: Keelaghan won a Juno and most Americans don't know what a Juno is! Pity. He writes and performs great songs!

He does. And he usually tours with Hugh McMillan, David Woodhead, or (swoon) both, which makes his shows that much better!

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 06:08 PM
Emmylou Harris

Oystagirl had an interesting observation the other day: Emmylou Harris is the type O negative of the harmony world, the universal donor.

We do this one:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLhoq945W5g

Jimmy W
02-09-2018, 06:10 PM
Rhiannon Giddens from when she was with the Carolina Chocolate Drops - No Man's Mama


https://youtu.be/Da08oMVJ09Y

BrianY
02-09-2018, 06:18 PM
a different kind of vocal power. This guy impresses the hell out of me


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSvFpBOe8eY&list=PLkNpUIZAvv2D7zmbpS9FNpc-AghftLJ2l

BrianY
02-09-2018, 06:27 PM
and finally there's this. If there is evidence that God exists, it it surely this music and this voice.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XP2chJ6Ujc

isla
02-09-2018, 06:39 PM
One of my all time faves. Susan could be seen as a kind of distillation of all this, don't you think? Like to hear her do the folk thing.

Yes definitely, she's a good guitar player and could easily accompany herself singing solo.

Jimmy W
02-09-2018, 06:43 PM
Joan Baez - Swing Low Sweet Chariot


https://youtu.be/W8q6AZEdPxw

isla
02-09-2018, 06:44 PM
Wow! Some excellent stuff here, thanks so much for posting. I always pick up some artists I've never listened to from these threads, and that's certainly the case here.

Here's an oldie but goldie before I hit the sack..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avX5VlU7MXM

Flying Orca
02-09-2018, 06:46 PM
Then there's this guy:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-ZDKirjQgM

Jimmy W
02-09-2018, 06:49 PM
Dedicated to BoT.

Bird on a wire-Perla Batalla


https://youtu.be/2N8pFSH8xYQ

Jimmy W
02-09-2018, 07:16 PM
Shannon McNally - "Bohemian Wedding Prayer"


https://youtu.be/9wAOUeniGZ0

Jimmy W
02-10-2018, 12:35 AM
Reba Russell - Levee Prayer


https://youtu.be/cPKNg-jQ5aU

Jimmy W
02-10-2018, 02:47 AM
CAROLYN WONDERLAND "JUDGEMENT DAY BLUES"


https://youtu.be/r66Y1VbKnpE

Jimmy W
02-10-2018, 03:08 AM
For vocal power, it is really hard to beat Brittany.

Alabama Shakes - Hold On


https://youtu.be/Le-3MIBxQTw

Jimmy W
02-10-2018, 03:27 AM
Alabama Shakes performing "Don't Wanna Fight"


https://youtu.be/vHb0ysdvs3Q

Reynard38
02-10-2018, 05:34 AM
https://youtu.be/swVXkvi_fu4

obscured by clouds
02-10-2018, 06:06 AM
just about anything by Anne Briggs is a spine tingler but this is a favourite


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH9GQOwJhG8&index=6&list=PL855778DA336DA13 B

Reynard38
02-10-2018, 06:07 AM
https://youtu.be/9L34cacIAx8

obscured by clouds
02-10-2018, 06:08 AM
a favourite Richard Thompson song of mine. "and hungry was the shiver in her eyes"


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJp_YIR-ipA

Flying Orca
02-10-2018, 10:03 AM
The lads from Oysterband had a nice take on "Bright Morning Star":


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWgOQ582j8Y

Flying Orca
02-10-2018, 10:07 AM
...which in turn reminds me of this one from the John Renbourn Group:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EE61vOWt9wo

AndyG
02-10-2018, 10:34 AM
This thread needs some proper accents, like.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6EIFD80f90

Andy

isla
02-10-2018, 11:20 AM
This thread needs some proper accents, like.

Andy

Thanks Andy, I was going to post that one but never got around to it.

Breakaway
02-10-2018, 04:17 PM
Some Grace, anybody?
<a href="https://youtu.be/5Jj3wZVc7nw" target="_blank">
https://youtu.be/5Jj3wZVc7nw


Kevin


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Breakaway
02-10-2018, 04:49 PM
Some Freddy....

https://youtu.be/SCZCivLEdJQ


Kevin


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https://youtu.be/SCZCivLEdJQ

Breakaway
02-10-2018, 04:52 PM
Cher...
<a href="https://youtu.be/BsKbwR7WXN4" target="_blank">
https://youtu.be/BsKbwR7WXN4

Kevin


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Breakaway
02-10-2018, 05:01 PM
Have we heard a contralto yet? Here is Chrissie Hynde.

https://youtu.be/-7Hy7uAb_eU

Kevin


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https://youtu.be/-7Hy7uAb_eU

Jimmy W
02-10-2018, 05:28 PM
Imelda May - Train Kept A Rollin'


https://youtu.be/Mz147m98jdQ

Jimmy W
02-10-2018, 05:34 PM
Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers performing "Going To California"


https://youtu.be/sj4fwZtVhlk

Jimmy W
02-10-2018, 05:47 PM
Claire Holley - Time in the Middle


https://youtu.be/ykqvA5Zoj7U

LeeG
02-10-2018, 09:20 PM
The aptly-named Voice Squad, with The Parting Glass:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lum-2ejJPrI

thx, new to me

L.W. Baxter
02-10-2018, 09:36 PM
This guy...


https://youtu.be/00yQGeJ6AOM

Old Dryfoot
02-10-2018, 10:46 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97MZWlkLpHw

Breakaway
02-11-2018, 12:33 AM
Jorma Kaukonen and Ruthie Foster - Long Time Gone


That was awesome, Jimmy. Thanks.
I'm going to see Jorma play next month.

Kevin

gilberj
02-11-2018, 12:49 AM
a change in pace.....Dmitri Hvorostovsky farewell joy.....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8SFh0Gjw_0

Jimmy W
02-11-2018, 01:23 AM
Glad you liked it Kevin.

Kallie (the white gal) has left the group, but they were good.

Muddy Magnolias // Down by the Riverside


https://youtu.be/U6sPDqRnA-8

downthecreek
02-11-2018, 02:35 AM
Some great music on this thread. Here's some more - the magnificent Bessie Smith. Y>


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpzXmHCTKwY

Jimmy W
02-11-2018, 03:02 AM
I thought about posting some Bessie Smith. I went past the Riverside Hotel again Thursday evening. The building used to be the African American hospital in Clarksdale, Mississippi and Bessie Smith died there after an auto accident in 1937.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8593/16010019230_4b8664f1fc_b.jpg

Jimmy W
02-11-2018, 03:16 AM
Bessie Smith is mentioned in this song.

Rita Engedalen and Margit Bakken - Yellow Moon


https://youtu.be/b0zURWFF0QE

pipefitter
02-11-2018, 05:16 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4YPMiFaPWo