Payton Curry, What Are You Listening To?
Payton J. Curry
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Cat Power Radio. It's been one of those weeks for me. I don't do radio at all.
What's the last song played on your portal music player? "Pretty Peggy-O," Grateful Dead. On a scale of one to ten, Jerry (Garcia) and I would both give this a nine.
What's the first record you bought? Led Zeppelin, In Through the Out Door. I found it at a garage sale down the street. Records are where it's at.
What's the first concert you saw? Prince--the second best thing from Minnesota, next to (Bob) Dylan.
Preferred format: CD, vinyl, cassette, 8-Track or digital? (Pink) Floyd, Dylan, Dead, Eazy-E, early Snoop (Dogg), vinyl, for sure. Digital is all about convenience--which I enjoy very much.
What's your favorite CD? Right now, Garcia Plays Dylan. It will change your life.
Who is your favorite singer or band? Favorite singer--Ryan, no not Bryan, Adams. I can relate with his struggles through passion very well. His words are scarring at times.
Does you computer track how many times you've played something -- if so, what's at the top of the list? Pink Floyd, "Pigs (Three Different Ones)". The lyrics are epic.
What was your favorite new or new-to-you album from 2010? Pixies, Surfers Rosa.
What one song would you play if you had a world-wide radio audience? "I Shall Be Released"--Dylan playing if I played it at night, Garcia playing Dylan if it's in the morning.
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