Monthly Archives: December 2011

Last blog of 2011

12-29-11                Last blog of 2011 Back on Monday 1-9-12 with “Time Machine 1972”!  My old friend Rick Snyder has more or less always told me that he feels 1972 is one of the best years for recorded music.  I certainly … Continue reading

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Billboard Magazine etc.

Just the other day, I read a Billboard Magazine cover to cover in a San Fernando Valley bookstore.  Was it my imagination, or did it have WAY TOO MANY charts to be believed?  Has everyone / everything been given it’s … Continue reading

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12-27-11                Colosseum LP                COLLECTOR’S COLOSSEUM (Collection)                          BRONZE DE          85815 IT 1971 8 TRK Collection LP                COLLECTOR’S COLOSSEUM (Collection)                          ISLAND/BRO UK   ILPS 9173 1971 8 TRK Collection, UK original CD                COLOSSEUM LIVE                                                                   SEQUEL US          1006.2 1971 7 TRKS (1 x bonus … Continue reading

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Time Machine

12-26-11                Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of December 27, 1971 Caught my eye: AL KOOPER / STEVE STILLS etc. – Super Session (Columbia CQ-30991) QUAD re-issue GEORGE HARRISON etc. – The Concert for Bangla Desh (Apple STCX-3385) … Continue reading

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Contemporary Christian Music

12-25-11        Contemporary Christian Music I met someone interesting a while back and I discovered last summer that she had something unsuspected lurking in her past – around age 19 / 20, she was enticed into studying the Bible and going … Continue reading

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Xmas Memories

12-24-11                Xmas Memories 2011 My strongest Xmas time memory takes me back over 40 years – searching my home before Xmas trying to find out if my Dad had bought me the George Harrison “All Things Must Pass” 3LP boxed … Continue reading

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Thank you!

12-23-11                Thank You! “How can I help you find more music that you will like?” “Can I help you with any specific collection(s)?” “Will you help me find that stuff that I am looking for?” Thanks to Brian W., Bob … Continue reading

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Books, Films – Part 2

12-22-11                Books, Films, Part Two So, I seem to use media to determine my “experience time line”: Music            Books                          Films I have engaged in all three formats concurrently for over 40 years!  My favorite is obviously music, but … Continue reading

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Books, Films – Part 1

12-21-11                  Books, Films – Part 1 As a child, my Mom made sure we all had library cards!  My earliest book memory (apart from school) is probably either the Dana Branch Library in Long Beach, CA – or the massive … Continue reading

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Honor Your 21-Year-Old Self

12-20-11                Honor Your 21-Year-Old Self! When you were 21, you were technically an adult, but…maybe there were still some “child-like” aspects to what you did?  Or maybe you hadn’t yet realized, or maybe you just didn’t know…as much as you … Continue reading

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