Monthly Archives: November 2011

Failed Format Maven

For the last several years, I have felt like a champion of what seemed initially to be a failed format:  SA-CD and DVD-A – I arrived there by the very amusing possibilities of 5.1 audio, on album titles that I … Continue reading

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Ken Russell (Obit)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Russell Ken Russell (1927 – 2011) – I can’t tell you how many hours of my young life were spent watching Ken Russell films!  I saw “Mahler” and “Savage Messiah” so many times! After “discovering” Russell’s films in the 70’s, … Continue reading

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Where’d the Time Machine go?

11-28-11 Where’d the Time Machine go? For some now inexplicable reason, I did not get a Phonolog sheet for each and every week of 1971.  I wish that I had.  40 years ago, it could’ve been for any reason that … Continue reading

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Michael Garrick

Michael Garrick (1933 – 2011) I just found out about his death.  I really like his playing with the Don Rendell / Ian Carr Quintet, circa ’65 – ’69.  An amazing pianist.

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Frank Zappa

Live at Carnegie Hall 1971, 4CD boxed set – Flo & Eddie version of the band, rather good sound, but entirely in mono.

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Time Machine 1971

11-21-11 Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of November 22, 1971 Caught my eye: FAMILY – Fearless (U.A. UAS-5562) (LP/CD) ELTON JOHN – Madman Across The Water (Uni 93120) (LP/SA-CD) Two decent LP’s for this week – the … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1971

11-14-11 Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of November 15, 1971 Caught my eye: CHICAGO – Live At Carnegie Hall (Columbia C4X-30865) 4 LP boxed set (LP) HARRY NILSSON – Nilsson Schmilsson (RCA LSP-4515) (LP/CD) SEALS & CROFTS … Continue reading

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