Category Archives: 1976

The Last Waltz

3-26-13          “The Last Waltz” On 3/26/66 the Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich 45 “Hold Tight” charts at No. 4 in England.  Also on 3/26/66 the Bob Lind 45 “Elusive Butterfly” charts at No. 5 in England.  Noel Coward … 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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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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Steve Reich

10-4-12          Steve Reich Composer Steve Reich born 1936; on 10-4-75 Pink Floyd “Wish You Were Here” LP was No. 1 in England. Of the avant-garde US composers I first heard in the 70’s, I think I heard Philip Glass first, … Continue reading

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On the Road – Pt. 6

10-3-12          On the Road – Pt. 6 Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughn born 1954; 10-3-81 John Foxx “The Garden” LP charts at No. 24 in England. I also liked to write to addresses found on record covers, requesting catalogues from record … Continue reading

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The Hippie Record Store – Part 2

3-29-12          The Hippie Record Store – Part 2 Singer Astrud Gilberto born 1940, Jane’s Addiction guy Perry Farrell born 1959; F > M. Employees sometimes got to make “displays” for new releases – you could call the representative (“Rep”) of … Continue reading

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