Category Archives: 1974

Das Bleiben Hits II

6-13-13          Das Bleiben Hits II On 6/13/64 The Dave Clark Five 45 “Can’t You See That She’s Mine” charts at No. 10 in England.  On 6/13/70, the LP “Let It Be” by The Beatles charted at No. 1 in 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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More Japanese Jazz CD’s

5-20-13          More Japanese Jazz CD’s! On 5/20/67 Arthur Conley 45 “Sweet Soul Music” is No. 7 in England.  On 5/20/72 the Lindisfarne 45 “Lady Eleanor” charts at No. 3, when it gets re-issued.  On 5/19/79 Tubeway Army / Gary Numan … Continue reading

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1975 or so

3-19-13          1975 or so Happy birthday, Terry Hall (of The Specials, Fun Boy Three, Colourfield etc.), born 1959.  On 3/19/66 The Who 45 “Substitute” charts at No. 5 in England.  Paul Kossof (of Free) croaks, 1976.  Happy birthday, Ornette Coleman! … Continue reading

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Japanese Jazz Cd’s

3-4-2013                Japanese Jazz CD’s Nippon Columbia Records in Japan has been issuing some really obscure stuff on CD lately.  Their newest series is called “Dig Deep Columbia”, and it’s mostly Japanese jazz artists…but not entirely. This is the current series: … Continue reading

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Still Mending

Still mending.  My left forearm hurts a bit – sprained bicep.  Found the above catalog for Virgin Records in Japan, via Nippon Columbia Records – before JVC got the Virgin license!  I have nearly all of the above pictured albums.  … Continue reading

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Zappa Chronology

11-29-12        Zappa Chronology John Mayall born 1933 As some of you will be aware, The Zappa Family Trust has allowed Universal Music to re-issue dozens of titles previously only available on Rykodisc.  In some cases, they went back to the … Continue reading

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