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I really love this thread. It’s like twitter but without the angst. ☺️

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

I remember when we first managed to get mum home out of hospital and rescued her from the “don’t care home” i was helping look after her going daily and after i had my diagnosis every day there and back i played “Praying for Time” in my car sometimes in tears….. i had an extra 6 months with her now i am praying for time again for myself🙏🏻

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Much love to you Lisa ❤️❤️❤️

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Thanks Abi😘xx

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Sending love to you lisa.

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Thankyou 😘xx

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We are praying for time for you Lisa 🤗💖

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Thanks Jan, just trying to prove em wrong now 🙏🏻xx

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Absolutely ❤️ xx

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Xx

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Hugs and love to you Lisa ❤️

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Thankyou🙏🏻xx

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Rrrr no I hope it helps you, I wonder I'd diazipan would help a little bit with the anxiety, thinking of you Lisa xxx

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Sending love Lisa xx

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Thanks Jane,had some more Reiki this morning as i have been suffering with severe anxiety just hope it helps again xx

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Took my daughter vinyl shopping to our local market shop, she’s been listening to Mamma Mia a lot lately and one of her favourite tracks is slipping through my fingers.

If it isn’t this then she’s been playing the music from swan lake as she said it’s an amazing piece of work.

My daughter has just turned 18 and on the record buying trip last week she chose three classic music albums of Mozart, Chopin plus one that was a mixture.

She shocked me most when she picked an Elvis and Neil Diamond album along with soundtrack from the sound of music and west side story. It’s actually strange hearing this stuff played instead of the usual dross that most teenage girls fawn over these days.

As I’m an 80’s gal I love myself a bit of a mix that helped me stay sane watching on YouTube, these include Erasure, Tears for Fears, Depeche Mode, Spandau Ballet, Go West, Kim Wilde and I can’t help but stand and sing Midge Ure’s If I was anywhere I might be out when it comes on.

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

I can't say any particular thing got me through that was different to my usual music genre and I worked throughout but, my fight song while trying to keep my job without vaccination would be Uprising by Muse. It's particularly fitting:

Paranoia is in bloom

The PR transmissions will resume

They'll try to push drugs that keep us all dumbed down

And hope that we will never see the truth around

(So come on)

Another promise, another scene

Another packaged lie to keep us trapped in greed

And all the green belts wrapped around our minds

And endless red tape to keep the truth confined

(So come on)

They will not force us

They will stop degrading us

They will not control us

We will be victorious

(So come on)

Interchanging mind control

Come, let the revolution take its toll

If you could flick the switch and open your third eye

You'd see that we should never be afraid to die

(So come on)

Rise up and take the power back

It's time the fat cats had a heart attack

You know that their time's coming to an end

We have to unify and watch our flag ascend

(So come on)

They will not force us

They will stop degrading us

They will not control us

We will be victorious

(So come on)

They will not force us

They will stop degrading us

They will not control us

We will be victorious

(So come on)

https://youtu.be/w8KQmps-Sog?si=JeHYA8Ct_n9uAsBV

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That was my marching music early on. Excellent track. So on the money. 🙏

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Soul to Soul. Back to life

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Choooooooon 🔥

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Turned off the TV four years ago and bought a turntable. Our go to albums are: -

Fleetwood Mac - Rumours / Tusk / Tango In The Night / Mirage

Joan Armatrading - The Key / Walk Under Ladders / To The Limit

Bryan Ferry Roxy Music - Street Life

The Eagles - Hotel California / One Of These Nights

Deacon Blue - All The Old 45's

Simple Minds - Once Upon A Time

ZZ Top - Eliminator

Dire Straits - Money For Nothing

James - Be Opened By The Wonderful

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Great selection X

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Muse - Origin of symmetry

Black Sabbath - paranoid (any of the first 5 are magnificent)

System of a Down - Toxicity (so relevant even now)

Rainbow - Rising

Marvin Gaye - what’s going on

David Bowie - Hunky Dory

I could go on and on and on….

Hope you’re well, flower x

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Excellently eclectic x

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Currently revisiting Simply Red's music. Happier times and great music.

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Money’s Too Tight and Something Got Me Started are my SR ear worms

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I love Simply Red’s music

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

I came across Luke Bryan last September by pure chance. I’ve never really been into country music but his music is more country/rock. I play his hits loudly and dance around the lounge, usually with a glass or two of Prosecco. His music makes me happy ……at least temporarily.

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I can't listen to modern music anymore.

They all sold out, all pushed the vax, banned the unjabbed from their concerts and are murderers.

I listen to Handel's Messiah.

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Handel’s Messiah is sublime. I often listen to Comfort Ye into Every Valley. Joyous.

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Tom Petty - I wont back down.

By God We'll have our Home Again.

Holyname - Fall On Your Knees

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Definitely that Tom Petty song.

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Jun 11Liked by Abi Roberts

Johnny cash , haddaway what is love, also my favourite Elvis if I can dream, xx

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Great choices. I loved a blast of What is Love when I was on the marches.

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Love my vinyls🎶🎶

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The music just sounds so different on vinyl doesn't it. Nothing better than cranking up the volume on a weekend and annoying the neighbours 🤭

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It really does, its great having the physical copies all the artwork etc,even my kids love em now. Plus it helps if you have a good system to play them on we have a Technics set up.

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

When we went on the most bollocks ski holiday ever to the wild, wet and windy Glencoe with our unvaccinated friends, our sport was arguing with the mask-nazi manager and our holiday anthem was Vance Joy - Hold the Line.

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Jun 11Liked by Abi Roberts

My music taste is pretty eclectic so I'm always listening to something (currently Kate Bush) and can't think of anything specific that got me through.

However whenever I was feeling pissed off at the world, particularly at the sleeping sheeple letting it all happen, nothing beats a bit of loud metal.

People=Shit by Slipknot is a good example.

Plus Wake up by Rage against the machine (even though in reality they were disappointing pharma/mandate shills, more Rage for the machine).🤘🤬

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Been listening to a lot of “new” music on soundcloud. Loving stuff my son has introduced me to - beans on toast, but I still love the old 80s tunes. Takes me back to the days when I felt free! Girls just wanna have fun!

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Will of the People’ by Muse. The whole album.

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

I respectfully suggest a tune I wrote during the nonsense 3 years ago.

https://youtu.be/-kobzwUWvJw?si=d4snyvyiP1aCxjL4

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Will take a listen. Thank you x

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Have I missed a pod ? Been away in Rhodes Abu I hope you had the most amazing party, sorry I couldn’t be there xx ❤️

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No pod missed. I’ve got a dodgey voice after singing/drinking/smoking so I’m having a breather and writing instead. Hope you had a glorious time in Rhodes with your boy ❤️

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Revisited dozens of DJ mixes from the 90s on YouTube, the only thing it’s good for. Even got back in to old school drum n bass which my eldest has discovered at uni. Strange world 😂

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😁🙏

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Soundtracks to “Layer Cake” and “Black Hawk Down”.

“Best of Bond”.

Plus “In a time lapse” (Ludovico Einaudi)

😉🤗

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Layer Cake is a cracking film and fab soundtrack.

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I’d also recommend a quick blast of the Long Good Friday soundtrack, and the Get Carter soundtrack (which includes some cracking spoken lines from the film to practice your regional accents to!)

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Roger Whittaker

Rocky I-IV sound track

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Natch 😁❤️

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Anything by Embrace or Oasis...

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Jun 10·edited Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

my music mixes have stopped me going over the edge - https://www.mixcloud.com/Gardener/

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Thanks for sharing these Shane. Music has often stopped me spiralling 🙏❤️

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Killing Joke Pssych

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Jun 11Liked by Abi Roberts

Nothing with lyrics. A great find was Herman Beeftink, this piece in particular https://youtu.be/zuy-1_3ThA0?si=2au7T_AIOp7tE9mb

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Jun 11Liked by Abi Roberts

A bit of Disco, played loud, does it for me when I'm in need of a good blow out. Tina Charles and the Nolans get a look in on my playlist. Toe tappingly poptastic mate.

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

A song from the depths of the 1930s depression, taken from an obscure radio comedy show called Mirth Parade.

http://ockhamsbungalow.com/blog123/Well-see-it-through.mp3

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Jun 10Liked by Abi Roberts

Seb Lowe

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Been listening to Otis Redding quite a bit recently, just sublime as !!!! These Arms of Mine gets me every time 🙏

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All my music collection has got me through the last 4 yrs and always will do.I have records, tapes and cd's of everything from John Barry to Motorhead, Schubert to Roxy Music, Nick Drake to OMD.....The only real change are the people I used to love, like Bruce Springsteen and Neal Young who I can't stand to listen to anymore!

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Lambada beats.

Chic.

The Doors.

Nick Drake, to name just a very few. 😊

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Try SAXON.....MINISTRY OF FOOLS

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