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  1. Breakdown got a spin on Radio Nova here in Dublin Ireland yesterday evening as I was walking home. 😀
  2. Just purely going on the actual live performance of each song here for me it has to be Dogs On The Run, the Dogs captured my heart, more evocative feeling in the live performance of Dogs than Change Of Heart here for me. No if it were the album version of both songs then Change Of Heart would win hands down...I still complain that the fade out of the album version of Dogs on The Run is far too soon...there was more there that should have been let run......
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    What Music Are You Listening To Right Now?

    Just because....and as awesome as this is, dam it's a pity Tom and the boys were busy that night 😀
  4. American Girl played on Starbucks radio in Dublin Ireland today when I was there during my lunch break 😀
  5. Runnin Down a Dream on Classic Hits 4FM in Dublin Ireland on morning of April 29th just leaving train station on way to work 😊
  6. You Got Lucky on Radio Nova in Dublin Ireland yesterday during my lunch break in a cafe having a mint tea! 😀 A VERY well produced song for the radio, still sounds as fresh as a daisy, love the studio production on that one!
  7. I Won't Back Down on my way to catch the train into work yesterday on Classic Hits 4FM in Ireland and also Tweeter & The Monkey Man on my way home from work last week on a local Irish language radio station in Dublin. I'm also hearing a lot of Roy Orbison lead vocal songs from the Travelling Wilbury's being played on the radio recently! 😀
  8. 'I Won't Back Down' on Tuesday November 20th on my way walking into work that morning, just after an American Airlines plane passed overhead on it's way into Dublin airport.
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    So Mike is in Fleetwood Mac ?

    So news just in that The Mac are coming to Europe in June 2019, Berlin, Dublin & London dates announced. I'm kinda torn on if I should go. I'd love to see Mike play live again for sure and I was a fan of Crowded House back in the day too...on the other hand I think that Stevie's vocal capacity is for me definitely not as strong as in past days, again not criticising the person just my view. Could I deal on many levels with being there hearing Free Fallin played by a different band with Mike actually on stage too, if indeed Mike will still be there...so many emotions...I like what I hear when Mike gets to stretch out a bit on Black Magic Woman and Oh Well..... This is a tough one, will have to think about it...now if The Dirty Knobs were the opening act for The Mac in Dublin then I'm in! Excuse me if I, have some place in my mind, where I go time to time!
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    Desert Island Disc

    I'd have to say Free Fallin because as soon as the gun man hears the first couple of notes he'll immediately drop his gun, reach into his hip pocket for his lighter, proceed to spark up said lighter as he raises both hands in the air and start swaying his hips from side to side. This would give me time to retrieve the gun from the ground, shoot the cd player playing Free Fallin and then shoot the gun man.(strictly in that order) I'd then be rescused by Two Gunslingers Oh baby I'm Free.....Free Fallin
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    Lyric Question

    Great question, almost impossible to answer for me ....A bit like being asked to choose your favourite child, very hard to narrow it down to just one line so below are some of my top favorites, on a side but related note, I think Highway Companion has some of Tom's most strong lyrics...if it was an actual Heartbreakers band album produced by a Rick Rubin producer type rather than a Jeff Lynne producer type style then it would have has a greater mojo! The Golden Rose is a buried treasure classic!!! All the lyrics in Change Of Heart are outstanding for me, could pick any and every line in that song I've stood in your gallery, I've seen what's hanging from the wall You were the moon and sun, You're just a loaded gun now. Shadow Of A Doubt And when she's dreaming, sometimes she sings in French, But in the morning, she don't remember it. Blue Sunday When it's time to leave, you go. Rebels...every line in this song is killer... Honey don't walk out, I'm too drunk to follow is one of the best opening lines to any song ever.. I can still feel the eyes of those blue bellied devils, When I'm walking around at night, Through the concrete and metal Golden Rose Well the golden rose sailed with a broken man goin' south Got on board with a woman to lead him 'round by the mouth
  12. The characters of Tweeter & The Monkey Man should all meet up with Spike in Dubs, now that would be a Tarantino classic movie right there... with The Heartbreakers starring as themselves as the house band with Johnny Depp (aka Eddie Rebel) playing Tom! I somehow see Jan & Spike riding out of Gainesville off into the sunset in a hail of bullets just before the end credits!
  13. Gainesville was played last night on Newstalk 106fm in Ireland on the Tom Dunne music show, was mentioned that it was left off from a ''dark album'' that he couldn't remember the name of (Echo) because it didn't fit the tone of the album and that it was an example of how confident Tom was in his song writing that he could decide to leave such a great song off the album. Was also mentioned that Gainesville was from American Treasure but not on the forthcoming Greatest Hits release. The song itself is actually growing on me and sounded great on the radio!
  14. Out in the Cold on Dublin City 103.2fm, sounded great on my kitchen radio! ☺ I'm kinda surprised this one didn't appear live more often down the years...up tempo fast rockin song that would resonate so well in those big shed arenas, the type of song that would mix up the latter years mid tempo groove in the set list. Oh Well.......guess I'll just have to make up my own heavy Petty setlist! ☺
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    WTH??? Best of everything 11/9/18??

    I welcome the release of American Treasure. I would have loved if they did Playback 2 box set 1994 - 2017 timeline with a super deluxe option of Playback 1 & 2 combined for those who didn't have Playback already. I would love if Playback 2 was something that those who put American Treasure together took on as a specific project for the future...something for the 50th anniversary of the band or indeed sooner with Looking For Daddy, Somewhere Under Heaven, The Woods and others included. I would be a bit more comfortable if the new song on this latest greatest hits package was already included on American Treasure.... I don't have a problem per sae on the release of a new greatest hits package, but would question it's timing in light of maybe giving American Treasure more of a clear run as a standalone release...what is right and proper and what goes as acceptable in ''show business'' has always been a murky affair unfortunately. I want Playback 2
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