Responses from davebachmann

Folk/Rock choices that are well recorded
I've been impressed with what I've heard on Red House Records. Check out anything by Hart-Rouge or Guy Davis. 
Jimmy Smith's best albums?
My classic favorite was "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (arrangements by Oliver Nelson) until I discovered the 2 disks he did with Wes Montgomery - "The Dynamic Duo" and "Further Adventures of". 
Crosby and Nash Live....Another Stoney Evening
I had the bootleg "A Very Stoney Evening" and enjoyed it for quite a few years before stumbling on this one from the same tour. I prefer the content of the bootleg and the sonics of the redbook. 
McCormack dna-1 with revisions/modifications?
I went from a McCormack DNA 0.5 to a DNA 1/Rev B when I upgraded my speakers to MartinLogan SL3s. The overall system sound went from being OK to beyond my expectations (and possibly beyond my hearing). I can echo the others here saying that Steve ... 
What CD players have volume control
Add the Sony XA20ES to the list... 
What's your favorite lyric from a song?
Hmmmm - somehow Bob Seger's lyric disappeared when last I tried to post... 
What's your favorite lyric from a song?
Bob Seger 
Jessica Williams
I got my copy from her last week and recommend that anyone interested order directly from her at http://www.jessicawilliams.com/. 
Your ONE all time favorite love song?
Elton doing "Your Song" 
Where can one get obsolete Teac open reel parts?
I can second Northwest Audio (206/728-0369). They did a fine job on my 2 X7Rs. 
Roger Waters BACK with Pink Floyd??
So it seems. Coincidentally, I just read this (http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/story.jsp?story=646855) before reading the thread... 
Best wire metal to bridge speaker binding posts
Paul Messenger has an an article on p.16 of the June Stereophile that may be relevant to your search. He talks about Mini-Moncayos from Vertex AQ reducing mechanical vibrations while acting as jumpers. YMMV. 
Martin logan vs. B&W
As a former owner of ML SL3s (sold because we moved to a smaller house and still missed), I can agree with much of what's been said, but I question the statement that they "will arc when played very loud". I believe that that may have been the cas... 
anybody know jazz
For piano try:Chucho ValdezGonzalo RubalcabaMichel CamiloMichel PetruccianiAbdullah Ibrahim (Dollar Brand)Randy Weston (American, but musically more African)Enjoy! 
Power cords for Martin Logan speakers??
I just use a Belden 17604 on my SL3s.