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Re: Yacht Rock

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The judgment of what is yacht rock ain't easy. I have my disputes with the Yacht or Nyacht? List myself. Sometimes it is just a question of AESTHETIC. I mean, despite all smoothness, Kenny G will never get on the yacht, as an example.
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Agreed. Kenny G is smooth jazz. He has the smooth part down but lacks the yacht and the rock.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMTI8vg ... 8UgijPnMv5

As per our discussion at Craft Night, here is the playlist of Yacht Rock episodes.
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WolfofWords wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:44 pm
Agreed. Kenny G is smooth jazz. He has the smooth part down but lacks the yacht and the rock.
Very much this. An interesting conundrum, though: anyone heard Michael Bolton on board the yacht? I would think he would have a cabin at least.
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He's been on a pirate ship, at least.

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Currently playing: "It's the Falling in Love", Carole Bayer Sager...a duet with guess who, @KikisIslandLife?
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What about Dust In the Wind?

Or just nixed for being too depressing??
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Glitter wrote:
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:07 am
What about Dust In the Wind?

Or just nixed for being too depressing??
Oh, yeah, way too depressing. You have to put yourself into that fiftyish/rich/tie-wearing/white-guy mode. You want to rock out on your yacht but not upset the other clubbers at the marina while you do it, and you have no idea what an iPod is and have never downloaded anything in your life.
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By the by, folks, remember that you can donate a bit of cash money to @yachtrockmiami on their website (which is in their profile)!
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Certainly the most technical and possibly the most musically rewarding yacht rock song? "Aja", Steely Dan. :geek: The chord changes, all those intricate sections, that wonderful sax solo by Wayne Shorter, and that incredible breakdown and drum-bash at the end (Steve Gadd? I don't know...)
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