Monthly Archives: May 2013

Quatermass in 5.1 Audio~!

5-30-13          Quartermass in 5.1 audio! On 5/31/69 Booker T & The MG’s 45 “Time Is Tight” charts at No. 4 in England.  On 5/30/70 the Fleetwood Mac 45 “The Green Manalishi” charts at No. 10 in England.  On 6/2/73, the … Continue reading

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Pell Mell “Marburg” CD

5-29-13    Pell Mell “Marburg” CD Here’s a good typical quandry I sometimes face.  All 3 x Pell Mell albums are being re-issued in Japan; the new editions will be paper sleeves and SHM-CD’s, probably with “new mastering”.  They will cost … Continue reading

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Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 11)

5-29-13                     Smash Hits (Vol. 2, No. 11) May 29 – June 11, 1980 My profound apologies from my 21 year old self for having ‘missed’ Vol. 2, No. 10 of “Smash Hits”!  I must’ve been awfully busy, with young man’s … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara weekend

D & I went to Santa Barbara, CA over the weekend.  The best store there is Warbler Records on De La Guerra St.  Found the following there; all were inexpensive, except the Ginger Baker: BAKER, GINGER – AT HIS BEST, … Continue reading

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The Mothmen

5-23-13          The Mothmen On 5/25/63 The Chantays 45 “Pipeline” charts at No. 16 in England.  On 5/25/68, the LP “Bookends” by Simon & Garfunkel charted at No. 1 in the US.  Also on 5/25/68 the Julie Driscoll / Brian Auger … Continue reading

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Blu Spec CD2

5-22-13          Blu Spec CD2 (BSCD2) 5/22/82 Madness “House of Fun” 45 is No. 1 in England. http://www.blu-speccd2.jp (sorry, Japanese only!) I recently obtained some Blue Spec CD2 format CD’s from Japan.  These are Blu-ray discs that will play in US … Continue reading

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Rare Rock Collection

5-21-13          “Rock Rare Collection” (Toshiba) On 5/21/66 the Bob Dylan 45 “Rainy Day Women Nos. 12 and 35” charts at No. 7 in England.  Also on 5/21/66 The Rolling Stones 45 “Paint It Black” charts at No. 1 in England.  … Continue reading

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