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Thacker, Robert / Can Of Music
Album:Can Of Music Collection:General
Artist:Thacker, Robert Added:06/2012
Label:Self-Release 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2013-01-12 Pull Date:2013-03-17 
Week Ending:17 Mar10 Mar3 Mar24 Feb17 Feb10 Feb3 Feb27 Jan
Airplays:12221211

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 20, 2013:Sunshine . . . on a Springtime Afternoon!
(4 p.m.) Voo Doo Woman
4.Mar 06, 2013:Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon
Voo Doo Woman
2.Mar 13, 2013:Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon
No Home On The Range
5.Mar 02, 2013:Music Casserole
Sushi
3.Mar 07, 2013:The Sunset Life
Sushi
6.Feb 27, 2013:Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon
(4 p.m.) Dr. Jam

Album Review
Sunshine
Reviewed 2013-01-10 
ROBERT THACKER: “Can of Music” – Trio play jazzy keyboards, sax, flute, guitar and percussion. Develop myriad of moods. Prefer instrumentals to tracks with vocals, although Track #4 is funny. Love the Sax!!! Overall, an enjoyable CD.

Personal Faves: 3, 7, 5, 1, 2. -- Sunshine, January 2013

**** 1) “No Home On The Range” – Strange jungle sounds … animal noises … stormy weather. Stealthy tip-toeing. Flute somewhat reminiscent of Jethro Tull. Interesting subtle percussion. Dramatic excitement. Kind of kewl vibe. (6:17)
**** 2) “Bird” – Island Vacation Happy-go-lucky vocals. Where’s my Pina Colada??? Almost too cheerful! Should be done by Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band. Good sax. Some DisneyLand Tiki Room bird calls. (4:19)
***** 3) “Hello” – Fun, moving rhythms. Flute, sax, bells, keyz. Jazzy, upbeat, moving music. Happy, uplifting, frolicking jazz. Instrumental. (3:42)
*** 4) “Sushi” – Asian restaurant start, with a beat. Ridiculous vocals, all about “love my sushi”!!! As if Sushi is the best reward in life! Kind of funny. (5:02)
**** 5) “Dr. Jam” – Smooth jazzy. Cool beat. “Riders On The Storm” meet Jan Hammer. Upbeat Instrumental. (4:47)
*** 6) “Electric Teardrops” -- Sounds like flight ready for takeoff. Airy, floating. Odd, eery vocals.Sultry sax. “Electric teardrops” – what the Heck are those???!! (3:53)
***** 7) “Quicksilver” – Swirly, soaring keyz and sax. Very jazzy. Instrumental. (3:30)
*** 8) “Cool Running” – Sappy lyrics. Upbeat little ditty. (3:57)
*** 9) “Voo Doo Woman” – Spy-like cadence. Cool beat. Silly lyrics again. A little vocal harmony. (5:10)

Track Listing
1.No Home On The Range 5.Dr. Jam
2.Bird 6.Electric Teardrops
3.Hello 7.Quicksilver
4.Sushi 8.Cool Running
 9.Voo Doo Woman