what song do you listen when camping ?

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  1. elcabong

    elcabong Been here awhile

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    Slim Whitman and I play it on my boom box so that everyone can rock it in the campground :D

    I like to listen to the Crickets.... And not Buddy Holly's
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  2. dravnx

    dravnx Been here awhile

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    I listen to music while riding through my BT headset. As soon as my helmet comes off, the music stops.
    I much prefer the sound of crickets, crackling wood fires and friendly banter from my fellow camp mates.
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  3. Strong Bad

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    If you need to listen to music when camping, you are doing it wrong.
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  4. richarddacat

    richarddacat I wave at RV's

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    I kinda jumped on this thread and misread the title, I thought it said "what are you listening to". At the time I was listen to those folks I posted. Changes day to day most of the time.

    Personally I don't care much anymore about camping but when I did I never thought about bringing music, just beer, bikes, tents sometimes and some grub....in that order too.
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  5. willys

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    Nature after the bike stops, while the bike's running, Eurythmics is a favorite.....or any 70's-90"s maybe.....old school rock and roll is good.....typical driving tunes....but quiet when stopped.
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  6. Macho Man2

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    +1 on Nature after the bike stops, while the bike's running, Eurythmics is a favorite.....or any 70's-90"s maybe.....old school rock and roll is good.....typical driving tunes....but quiet when stopped
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  7. Tom D

    Tom D Been here awhile

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    there are two things I generally don't like in my campsite....music and campfires.
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  8. Ruger12g

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    A little bit of everything, Right now listening to Dwight Yoakam
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    I like the part about not disturbing other people!

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  10. Ruger12g

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    I guess I did too.
    I don't just listen to a single song. Say what?
    I listen to music and love my camp fires. Low music and smallish campfires. Oh and a few long necks.
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    I sometimes listen to podcasts but only once inside my tent.

    I keep music for the riding.
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  12. Lizzard323

    Lizzard323 Solo rider. Lover of solitude and corn meal.

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    Michael Jackson. All day, every day.
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  13. advlife7

    advlife7 Philosopher of Dirt

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    When I camp...part of the reason is to get away from noise. It pisses me off that other people feel that they have the right to make you listen to their music in a multiple camp situation. But then you have to understand that they have very low IQ's and common respect is not part of who they are. If you must listen to your music loudly then put a headset on. Period.

    The original question was not about listening to ones music loudly. So just assume that was a pent up rant of the rude ignorance I have dealt with already. Too bad this is the pussy generation because once upon a time that kinda crap didn't happen. Respect was given because you just might get your butt kicked if you didn't. I would love nothing more than to punch someone in the head that is blaring their music without the consent of others. Idiots!!
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  14. Joris van O

    Joris van O Been here awhile

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    While camping I mostly listen to an album of Stevie Ray Vaughan. Not loud, but just loud enough to hear it over the fire. Perfect.
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  15. vegastele

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    Camp size music.
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  16. Leatherstocking

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    I'm not a listening to music while camping sort of guy, unless it's music I'm making myself, but if I did right now it would be Lord Huron.
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  17. BkerChuck

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    Varies with the mood. I use an IPod touch with 32gb of memory and have about 4k songs on it ranging from AC/DC to ZZ Top and just about everything in between. I'll put together a playlist as I'm enjoying an adult beverage and then just hit shuffle. Usually for camping I'll stick with acoustic stuff just loud enough for my wife and I to enjoy sitting by the fire.
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  18. swingset

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    I'm not offended at music, like some people are (looking at some very uptight, angry posters in this thread). If I'm camping, and I put my BT speaker on with some tunes, it doesn't magically degrade my awareness of nature or ruin the experience. Pro Tip: You can keep the volume low, most audio devices do not mandate that you crank that crap up. Yeah, I'm getting away form it all too - stress, work, crowds....but music comes with me. It's the good stuff I take everywhere. If I have to get away from music, that's probably a sign that my music friggin stinks.

    Also, in bear country making a little bit of noise is actually a good thing.

    Do I play music when around other campers or without asking my riding partners? No, because I'm nice, but jeesh, people get way wound up about it. Music is nice, it's pretty, it's relaxing. It kind of compliments a camp, which is why I'm pretty sure cowboys and hikers and hunters sang and played their instruments there for entertainment for generations.
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  19. BigJim711

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    When I was young and lived in PA we'd usually hear some live bluegrass when I went camping with my friend and his family at their family cabin. Almost always one of his uncles (several of whom were in bands) was there and usually at least one other would show up. There's nothing like it. I am quite fond of those memories.

    Swingset, I think I'm familiar with your screen name from another board (I'm JAFO over there). :D
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  20. richarddacat

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