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Storm Chasing Music
« on: November 21, 2020, 07:56:24 PM »

For those of us here who have or are currently storm chasers, what sort of music do you listen to on your way to the target area? My music consisted of a lot of 80's rock with staples such as:


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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2020, 08:27:54 PM »

"Humans Being" by Van Halen. Can't think of a more appropriate tune than one that was on the "Twister" soundtrack.
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2020, 01:21:23 AM »

Thunder Rolls by Garth Brooks?
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2020, 07:51:46 AM »

Ride the Lightning by Metallica.

(And yes it's about the electric chair, but it could be about kittens and still be effective for storm chasing)
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2020, 04:27:26 PM »

How about Ridin’ the Storm Out by REO Speedwagon?
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2020, 11:56:56 PM »

You mean weather people don't listen to smooth jazz 24/7?
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2020, 03:35:24 AM »

You mean weather people don't listen to smooth jazz 24/7?
Haha, I remember being a kid and hearing nothing but that on the Weather Channel. Those were the days...
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2020, 07:48:51 AM »

You mean weather people don't listen to smooth jazz 24/7?

"Distant Thunder" by Checkfield (title track of the album) might be an appropriate, though mellower, tune.
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2020, 08:05:00 PM »

How about Thunderstruck by AC/DC?
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2021, 10:31:49 PM »

“Rock you like a Hurricane” by the Scorpions?
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2021, 10:58:37 AM »

These 2 would say "Oklahoma!" by Rogers and Hammerstein

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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2021, 12:42:50 PM »

In a more classical realm, how about Ride of the Valkyries from Apocalypse Now?
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2021, 04:29:27 PM »

For those of us here who have or are currently storm chasers, what sort of music do you listen to on your way to the target area? My music consisted of a lot of 80's rock with staples such as:

Off topic, but the guitar opening of Run To You sounds a lot like the one at the beginning of that 867-5309 song.
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2021, 07:58:31 PM »

These 2 would say "Oklahoma!" by Rogers and Hammerstein

KOMA in Oklahoma City traditionally plays the Pride of Oklahoma's rendition of "Oklahoma!" right before their 5 PM station ident. (It's the official state song, if you're wondering why.) Given that 5 PM is a prime time for mesocyclone development, it's plausible that at least one storm chaser has had it on the radio while chasing.
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2021, 07:29:55 PM »

I don't chase, but "Ride Like the Wind' comes to mind or "Ride of the Valkyries."
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2021, 10:39:00 PM »

I've liked watching Pecos Hank's chasing videos and listening to his music. Any of the Southern Backtones songs would fit on my playlist. On a related note I'll be taking spotter training this year.
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Re: Storm Chasing Music
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2021, 11:35:40 PM »

anything by kmfdm / mdfmk or front 242.
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