Monthly Archives: January 2012

An Album A Day…

1-31-12          An Album A Day… Singer John Lydon (Johnny Rotten) born 1956, composer Philip Glass born 1937; first encountered Mr. Glass’ “North Star” and quickly mail-ordered his Chatham Square LP’s. An idea I’ve toy’d with for several years is: “Can … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1972

1-30-12                     Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of January 31, 1972 Caught my eye: INCREDIBLE STRING BAND – Liquid Acrobat As Regards The Air (Elektra EKS-74112) (LP/CD) FIRESIGN THEATRE – Dear Friends (Columbia KG-31099) double LP (LP/CD) THE … Continue reading

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Anniversary / Re-Master Mania!

1-26-12          Anniversary / Re-Master Mania! Singer Lucinda Williams born 1953, conductor Gustav Dudamel born 1981; Dudamel conducts in Los Angeles, outrageously. Seems like a lot of “Anniversary” editions, re-masters – “Deluxe Edition” titles walking down the pike these days.  Lots … Continue reading

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David Bowie – “Station to Station” (5.1)

1-25-12          David Bowie – “Station to Station” (5.1) Singer / Songwriter Antonio Carlos Jobim born 1927, Singer Etta James born 1938; I own music by both. Disc o’ the day:  David Bowie – “Station to Station” CD / DVD boxed … Continue reading

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Jethro Tull – “Aqualung” (5.1)

1-24-12          Jethro Tull – “Aqualung” (5.1) Singer / Songwriter Neil Diamond born 1941, Singer / Songwriter Warren Zevon born 1947; two vastly different types of Singer / Songwriter; Zevon knew Kim Fowley! Disc o’ the day:  Jethro Tull – “Aqualung” … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1972

1-23-11                     Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of January 24, 1972 Caught my eye: HEVY GUNZ – Dope On Dope and Dope Doops (Enterprise ENS-1022) (LP) PETER YARROW – Peter (Warner BS 2599) (LP) HORACE SILVER – United … Continue reading

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Good week

It’s been an interesting week! I got to see my old friend David O. on Monday – I demonstrated my 5.1 system to him.  I went walking with Joe C. on Tuesday – it was cold (for here)!  We also … Continue reading

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Hugh Cornwell & Robert Williams – “Nosferatu”

1-19-12          Hugh Cornwell & Robert Williams Singer Janis Joplin born 1943, Singer Dolly Parton born 1946; I was always a super-fan of Big Brother & The Holding Company! Disc o’ the day:  Hugh Cornwell & Robert Williams “Nosferatu” (United Artists … Continue reading

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Ultimate Collection re-cap

1-18-12          Ultimate Collection re-cap Indie rock guy Jim O’Rourke born 1969, rapper DJ Quik born 1970; O’Rourke has lived in Tokyo, I never ran into him there. The first 7 discs in my “Ultimate Collection” are: 1. Zappa, Frank / … Continue reading

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Miles Davis – Kind of Blue (5.1)

1-17-12          Miles Davis – Kind Of Blue (5.1) Singer Eartha Kitt born 1927, Singer / Songwriter Steve Earle born 1955; I really enjoy Eartha’s funky RCA 10” records! Disc o’ the day:  Miles Davis – Kind of Blue (5.1) (SA-CD, … Continue reading

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