Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jona Lewie – US vs UK LP

7-14-11 Jona Lewie – UK vs. US LP Recently on my travels, I found a lovely $1 copy of the debut Stiff LP by Jona Lewie “On The Other Hand There’s A Fist”.  It’s on the Stiff America label. On … Continue reading

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Comedy Records

7-13-11 Comedy Records There were always comedy records in our house.  My oldest sister had Allan Sherman LP’s, my brother had Bill Cosby LP’s and my Mother had an LP by Orson Bean (“At The Hungry i”, Fantasy US LP … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan

7-12-11 Bob Dylan My brother was who brought the literate Bob Dylan LP’s into our home.  When he joined the Air Force, I surreptitiously listened to many a Bob Dylan LP in my tiny room.  What the heck is this … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stones

7-11-11 The Rolling Stones Where to go after The Beatles?  The Rolling Stones. In a scenario similar to The Beatles, my brother is who first showed me British Rolling Stones LP’s – some even had songs never (at that time) … Continue reading

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The Beatles

7-8-11 The Beatles Like a million plus other households, Beatlemania definitely swept through our home.  My sisters saw them on the Ed Sullivan show, and records by The Beatles began coming into the house.  “She Loves You” on 45, “Meet … Continue reading

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Harry Belafonte

7-7-11 Harry Belafonte After my fascination with Spike Jones, the next pre-Beatle music frenzy that I experienced was Harry Belafonte.  My Mother was likely the purchaser of his definitive “Calypso” album (RCA US LP LPM 1248) – and somehow it … Continue reading

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Spike Jones

7-6-11 Spike Jones & His City Slickers Over the last few months, I have indulged myself in trying to hear some music that I heard as a child – to see how my 50+ years on this planet have changed … Continue reading

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Time Machine

7-5-11 Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of July 5, 1971 Caught my eye: AMON DUUL II – Dance Of The Lemmings (United Artists UAS-9954) double LP (LP/CD) BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS – 4 (Columbia KC-30590) (LP) HAWKWIND … Continue reading

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