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Music for Trap Shooting ?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by trappypappy, May 26, 2012.

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  1. trappypappy

    trappypappy Member

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    I have noticed quite a few shooters with iPod or MP3 players with molded ear plugs, listening to something while shooting.

    What are the best sounds or music to help you relax so you can stay focused on the targets??

    I thought of making a recording for the way I shoot ---Damn, Oh-Sh*t, Lost, Lost, Lost, unload and rotate !!

    TrappyPappy
  2. warren

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    Why would you want to listen to music when you have the music of all the beautifull shotguns going off all around you

    warren
  3. schimmy

    schimmy TS Member

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    Don't forget the relaxing smell of spent gun powder.
  4. BigM-Perazzi

    BigM-Perazzi Active Member

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    Wagner, Puccini maybe a little Annie Lennox...
  5. Rick Barker

    Rick Barker Well-Known Member

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    "Walk This Way" by Aerosmith.
  6. Big Heap

    Big Heap TS Member

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    Worked for me. It's all in the rhythm.

    (SPOKEN:) Dear God, you made many, many poor people. I realize, of course, that
    it's no great shame to be poor... but it's no great honor, either. So what would have
    been the difference if I had... a small fortune?

    If I were a rich man,
    Daidle deedle daidle
    Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
    All day long I'd biddy-biddy-bum
    If I were a wealthy man.
    I wouldn't have to work hard,
    Daidle deedle daidle
    Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
    If I were a biddy-biddy rich,
    Daidle deedle daidle daidle man.

    I'd build a big tall house with rooms by the dozen
    Right in the middle of the town,
    A fine tin roof with real wooden floors below.
    There would be one long staircase just going up
    And one even longer coming down,
    And one more leading nowhere, just for show.

    I'd fill my yard with chicks and turkeys and geese
    And ducks for the town to see and hear,
    Squawking just as noisily as they can,
    And each loud "pa-pa-geeee! pa-pa-gaack! pa-pa-geeee! pa-pa-gaack!"
    Would land like a trumpet on the ear,
    As if to say, "Here lives a wealthy man."
    Oy!

    If I were a rich man,
    Daidle deedle daidle
    Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
    All day long I'd biddy-biddy-bum
    If I were a wealthy man.
    I wouldn't have to work hard,
    Daidle deedle daidle
    Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
    If I were a biddy-biddy rich,
    Daidle deedle daidle daidle man.

    I see my wife, my Golde, looking like a rich man's wife,
    With a proper double chin,
    Supervising meals to her heart's delight.
    I see her putting on airs and strutting like a peacock,
    Oy! What a happy mood she's in,
    Screaming at the servants day and night.

    The most important men in town will come to fawn on me--
    They will ask me to advise them,
    Like a Solomon the Wise--
    "If you please, Reb Tevye?"--
    "Pardon me, Reb Tevye?"--
    Posing problems that would cross a rabbi's eyes--
    (chanting) Ya va voy, ya va voy voy vum...
    And it won't make one bit of difference
    If I answer right or wrong--
    When you're rich, they think you really know.

    If I were rich, I'd have the time that I lack
    To sit in the synagogue and pray,
    And maybe have a seat by the Eastern wall,
    And I'd discuss the learned books with the holy men
    Seven hours every day--
    That would be the sweetest thing of all...
    Oy!

    If I were a rich man,
    Daidle deedle daidle
    Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
    All day long I'd biddy-biddy-bum
    If I were a wealthy man.
    I wouldn't have to work hard,
    Daidle deedle daidle
    Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
    Lord who made the lion and the lamb,
    You decreed I should be what I am--
    Would it spoil some vast, eternal plan,
    If I were a wealthy man?
  7. trappypappy

    trappypappy Member

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    How About -

    Mellow- Don Williams - I believe in you

    Throw Down Rap - Tone Loc - Funky Cold Medina

    I also downloaded one hour of beach wave sounds (it put me to sleep!)

    Maybe I would be better off with - How Big'a Boy are ya - Roy D. Mercer (open a can of whoop-ass on them targets).

    TrappyPappy
  8. CalvinMD

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    Pop goes the weasel?
  9. shooter99

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    I shoot with music that the tempo is in tune with the speed I shoot. Example, If you are a fast shooter you need up tempo music if you are a slower shooter you need slower music. This way it is easier to shoot if everything is the same speed.
  10. pigkiller

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    This is a subject that I've thought about for quite some time. Per Terry Jordan's suggestion, I bought Dan Gibson's "Natural Stress Relief" from Amazon. Since I bought it as an mp3 download, I only spent $4. Sounds of nature are not my favorite thing to listen to, so I was a bit skeptical at first. But after shooting with it for some practice sessions, I found that it helped ease my anxiety during shooting--since I am trying to slow down my shooting, that was just what the doctor ordered. I also find Thievery Corporation helps keep me toned down.

    The important thing to remember when shooting with music is that the volume should be low. That way the music won't be a distraction.
  11. MisterHappy

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    When my son and I arrive at the club, we sometimes play, "The Boys are Back In Town."
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    Pigkiller thanks for bring up Terry's suggestion. I also purchased the solitude music and just got my custom monitors. Been using the music with the wall chart and will be shooting tomorrow with the setup. My issue was less anxiety but rather thinking to much causing missed shots. Joe
  13. GoDawgs

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    Everything in life is better while listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd. :)
  14. T-bone 23

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    Literalist like to listen to this ewe tube favorite while wearing his Denny Spurling signature series velcro riding gloves. Hit the link above
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    Sexbomb : by The Greatest singer in the history of mankind The great TOM JONES!!
    Actually anything by Tom Jones will work But Sexbomb is the ultimate groove!!!
  16. Star4Ever

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    For me I have a trap playlist... The Chipmunks... Tiny Tim.... Fess Parker and Buddy Ebson singing the Ballad of the Alamo... and oh yes.... theme songs from Bonanza, The Rifleman and Maverick....

    I AM KIDDING.... silence is golden for me.
  17. Josephdog

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    So, Star, do you like any other Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons songs while shooting?
  18. Star4Ever

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    JoeP:
    Wellll.... NO. I pretty much listen to Joe Bonamassa and Billy Ray Vaughn and Eric Clapton enroute to my gun clubs. Those guys are and were great blues/rock guitarists. But on the line... I just listen to my eyes and go over my mental cue phrases... no music for me. I just keep it simple.
  19. OldGoat

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    My Maserati does 185
    I lost my license
    Now I can't drive

    Best Regards, Ed
  20. halfmile

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    avoid lyrics.

    HM
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