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Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby IHCFan1950 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:40 am

Am I the only one on this forum who has tunes running in the background while working on the old Cub? Since mine are a 1950 and 1952 respectively, I tend to have Eddie Cochran, Wanda Jackson, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and others playing. Just something about being with a 50s tractor (or a 50s car) and having that stuff playing. It's as close as I can get to going back in time. I was born in the entirely wrong era! :(
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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby Dale Finch » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:47 am

Well...let's see...you already own 2 cubs, so I would say the answer is obvious...OF COURSE you are certifiable!! We all are...this is a disease, remember! Just let that music rock! :lol:

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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby Urbish » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:59 am

I always have music or NPR playing while I'm out in the shop. Not 50's music though.

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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby Waif » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:48 pm

No...You're just tractor crazy.

Green acres must be sung once.
Then Born to be wild.

Songs of the era of manufacture are fully acceptable though. As they should be.
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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:29 pm

As to the tunes, I prefer classical music, or smooth jazz, even occasionally some bluegrass, but only instrumental in all cases, no singing, especially no opera. If I can't understand the singing, it is just noise.
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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby radioguy41 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:18 pm

Same here, usually classical music - no chants, no choral, and no opera. However, as I have three homemade AM transmitters I sometimes put on a playlist of old tyme radio shows and then tune the shop radio to the transmitters frequency. Fibber McGee, Jack Benny, Abbott & Costello, and Phil Harris are still funny. :D
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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby jsfarmall » Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:23 pm

Repeat after me

Hi, may name is (insert your name), I am a cubaholic. Lol

I currently have 5 cubs at my house. One of which is not completely mine but that's beside the point lol

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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby T-Mo » Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:27 pm

John *.?-!.* cub owner wrote:As to the tunes, I prefer classical music, or smooth jazz, even occasionally some bluegrass, but only instrumental in all cases, no singing, especially no opera. If I can't understand the singing, it is just noise.


Having been in John's shop a few times now while we were working on my '50 Cub, I can attest to this. Ironically my 17 year grand daughter is wanting some classical music for Christmas. Somehow, somewhere she's been exposed to it and just loves it.

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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby Lt.Mike » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:56 pm

Most always have my iPod playing in the sound dock. Country, blues, bluegrass, old rock, oldies, soul, funk, classical, very little new stuff and never rap.
I find it keeps my mind positive when wrenching or just doing the dirty not so fun stuff like rust removal. Hard to be happy in your work while eating rust and music helps.
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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby IHCFan1950 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:38 pm

Lt.Mike wrote:Most always have my iPod playing in the sound dock. Country, blues, bluegrass, old rock, oldies, soul, funk, classical, very little new stuff and never rap.
I find it keeps my mind positive when wrenching or just doing the dirty not so fun stuff like rust removal. Hard to be happy in your work while eating rust and music helps.


Exactly. Upbeat music keeps me feeling positive about even the more negative situations. The new stuff has so little musicality, it should be an injustice to call it music. Not all of it mind you, but definitely a lot of it. I still have a record player of my grandparents out in the shop. Still fire it up every now and then and let it run. I love old vinyl!

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Abbott & Costello are a real laugh! I really love those guys! Glad to know that I am at least somewhat "normal" as far as collectors go. I guess it could be worse. I could be Barnyard! :shock: No offense Barnyard! :D
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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby Urbish » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:37 am

I sometimes listen to nordic/viking battle music. It gives me inspiration when I'm fighting a stubborn fastener.

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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby IHCFan1950 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:58 pm

Urbish wrote:I sometimes listen to nordic/viking battle music. It gives me inspiration when I'm fighting a stubborn fastener.


Never heard of it. What is that like?
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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby Barnyard » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:09 pm

IHCFan1950 wrote:
Urbish wrote:I sometimes listen to nordic/viking battle music. It gives me inspiration when I'm fighting a stubborn fastener.


Never heard of it. What is that like?

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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby IHCFan1950 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:59 pm

Very interesting Barnyard. Thanks for posting! Definitely something I haven't listened to before!
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Re: Am I Certifiably Crazy or What

Postby Barnyard » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:06 pm

IHCFan1950 wrote:Very interesting Barnyard. Thanks for posting! Definitely something I haven't listened to before!

Nor have I.
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