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05-27-2010 07:14 AM

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Anyone listen to music while they work?
I ALWAYS have classical music playing. It helps me relax and focus. And it also adds something to my work by listening to such inspiring music while im working.
Do you listen to music in the shop? If so what do you listen to?

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#1 posted 05-27-2010 07:17 AM

I listen but the type and artist differ.

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#2 posted 05-27-2010 07:20 AM

t.w.w.g; i listen to a ball game {sf giants} when playing ,if not talk radio
some topics helps my carving ,other subjects causes the tools to realy dig deep!

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#3 posted 05-27-2010 07:38 AM

Greetings wwg,
No…. I don’t whistle, but I do listen to bluegrass music when I’m in the shop…..
I play bluegrass music, so therefore I listen to it….I have to stop and slap my knee every now and then…lol.

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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#4 posted 05-27-2010 08:33 AM

I like to listen to classic country most of the time.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#5 posted 05-27-2010 08:47 AM

I do whistle while in the shop. Actually, I whistle all the time. I also listen to the radio at times.

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#6 posted 05-27-2010 09:33 AM

Yup, it varies.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 05-27-2010 12:18 PM

I have full surround sound in the shop and love to listen to some tunes while I’m working. :)

-- "I don't cut wood. I machine it!" G.M. The wood machinest

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#8 posted 05-27-2010 12:37 PM

Classical all the way… Mozart was a woodworker (just kidding!)
If the Red Sox are on… well Mozart can wait!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#9 posted 05-27-2010 01:47 PM

old ( real) rock and roll and classic country… I like it loud and rockin..

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#10 posted 05-27-2010 01:56 PM

I listen to both types of music… Rock AND Metal! also Flogging Molly of course!

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#11 posted 05-27-2010 02:22 PM

I like to listen to Irish music while I work.


-- My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.

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#12 posted 05-27-2010 02:34 PM

I listen to a Local top 40 country station

-- Dave Price , Roswell New Mexico

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#13 posted 05-27-2010 02:38 PM

My Cd’s
anything CAJUN
50-60s R&R

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#14 posted 05-27-2010 02:51 PM

Rock and Roll!

Zeppelin, Tull, Neil Young, etc.

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#15 posted 05-27-2010 02:57 PM

Sure, really do whistle while i work. I guess I need earmuffs with music capability, I can’t listen to my music wearing the standard muffs. My musical taste ranges from Muddy Waters to The Clash. Not much made after about 1975 that I want to listen to, unless it’s blues, and some jazz.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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