Monthly Archives: June 2011

Vacation

6-30-11                     Vacation! The Ron Kane Files is going on a brief vacation at this time.  I will return on 7 / 5 / 2011. Progress hasn’t been as swift with http://www.ronkane.com – so I hope to get that going sooner … Continue reading

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Y.M.O. Live in L.A.

I saw Y.M.O. last Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.  I never thought I would ever see Y.M.O.

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Where Were You in 1990?

6-28-2011 Where were you in 1990? I was living in England, working for a newly-formed export CD company in 1990.  I got to watch British TV as much as I wanted and I got to hear a bunch of interesting … Continue reading

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Time Machine

6-27-11 Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of June 28, 1971 Caught my eye: MICK ABRAHMS – self-titled (A&M SP-4312) (LP) CARAVAN – In The Land Of Grey and Pink (London PS-593) (LP/CD) EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER – … Continue reading

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Easy Hits

6-23-2011 Easy Hits LIGHT SINGERS, ENOCH – Born To Be Wild HARMONICATS – Theme from “The Avengers” MEXICALI SINGERS, THE – Sweet Talkin’ Guy MELVOIN, MIKE – Ruby Tuesday ZENTNER, SI – House of the Rising Sun CARE PACKAGE, THE … Continue reading

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Chattering Classics Series

6-22-2011 Virgin Records UK – Chattering Classics Series – CD’s In approx. 1995, Virgin Records UK (via EMI) began re-releasing some spoken word material in the “Virgin Chattering Classics Series” – some of which were initial issues, some not.  I … Continue reading

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Lard Free

6-21-2011 Lard Free = L’Art Frit I last wrote about Lard Free in 2002. Who didn’t buy the first Lard Free album because of the cover?  In 1973/4, you certainly couldn’t read anything about French rock music anywhere that I … Continue reading

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Time Machine

6-20-11    Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of June 21, 1971 Caught my eye: VARIOUS ARTISTS – Motown Chartbusters Vol. 4 (Motown 732) Not much in the way of major LP releases this week.  I have other volumes … Continue reading

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Rough Trade C-81

6-16-2011 Got your Sony Walkman? Rough Trade “C-81” NME / ROUGH TRADE – C-81 (COPY 001) 1981 “This is the first release (catalogue number Copy 001) of ROUGH TRADE TAPES, the new Rough Trade tape cassette catalogue.  The special care … Continue reading

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June 1980 Cassette

6-15-2011 June 1980 Cassette By 1980, I was making monthly cassettes from the assorted records that I was finding.  Some were new, others not.  The artists on my June, 1980 cassette: MISC ETC 6/80 C-90 RANDOM HOLD; PSYCHEDELIC FURS; MAGAZINE; … Continue reading

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