Monthly Archives: February 2011

45 Mania in February 2011!

2-28-11 45 Mania in February 2011! I got a lot of 45’s in February, 2011.  I feel that I still have a lot to learn from 45’s. BEATLES, THE – BABY IT’S YOU, CAPITOL US 7″ EP W/PS from “Live … Continue reading

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The Stranglers – Singles

2-25-11 The Stranglers – Singles The Stranglers are a band that I’ve followed for a long time.  I upgraded my UK LP’s with Japanese LP’s, then I got the first CD issues, then I had to get upgraded CD issues; … Continue reading

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King Crimson

2-24-11 King Crimson Just sticking to the somewhat recently released CD’s and / or DVD’s… CDx2 COLLECTABLE KING CRIMSON, Vol. 1                                                     DGM US                DGM 5001 2006 19 TRKS (’74 recordings) Live CDx5 EPITAPH – Vols. 1 – 4 (5CD boxed … Continue reading

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Soft Machine

2-23-11 Soft Machine Two members of the Soft Machine have already passed away:  Elton Dean (1945 – 2006) and Hugh Hopper (1945 – 2009).  Still walking the Earth:  Mike Ratledge (b. 1943), Robert Wyatt (b. 1945) and Kevin Ayers (b. … Continue reading

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Rare Analogue Records Now #1

2-22-11 Rare Analogue Records Now #1 Another feature in Strange Days magazine from Japan is called “Rare Analogue Records Now” – where they show you what they look like, give a brief description (in Japanese) and – presumably – they … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1970 #12

2-18-11 Time Machine 1970 #12 40 years ago!! Strange Days magazine in Japan is keeping up with it’s “Time Machine” series, which I find quite interesting. Strange Days magazine 2011.02 (Issue #135) lists “December 1970 Albums” as:  John Lennon “Plastic … Continue reading

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Syd Barrett

2-17-11 Syd Barrett I remain a fan of the two proper Syd Barrett solo albums.  I recently went for the new collection, “An Introduction To…”. CD BARRETT                                                                            HARVEST UK          CDSHSP 4007 1970 12 TRKS LP BARRETT                                                                            HARVEST UK          SHSP 4007 … Continue reading

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1973 – (Ron is 15)

2-16-11 1973 – (Ron is 15) 1973 was my final year in Junior High (Middle School).  I was not yet driving, so I had to depend on the kindness of others to get to record stores in Los Angeles.  At … Continue reading

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Mother Goose

2-15-11 Mother Goose New Zealand art rockers! LP DON’T BELIEVE IN FAIRYTALES                                              MUSHROOM AUS   L 37147 1979 9 TRKS 7″ I THINK IT’S YOU / OL’ BLUE                                                     MUSHROOM AUS   K 7126 1978 2 TRKS no pic sleeve 7″ MARGUERITTA AND … Continue reading

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How Do I Listen To All Of This?

2-14-11 How Do I Listen To All Of This? So, there are records, DVD’s and CD’s in 3 rooms of my home – How am I ever going to listen to all of this?  Yes, I could stop buying new … Continue reading

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