Category Archives: 45’s

July 1980 Cassette

7-1-13                         July 1980 Cassette On 7/1/67 the Cream 45 “Strange Brew” charts at No. 17 in England. I apologize for not having detailed the cassettes I made over 30 years ago. MISC ETC 7/80 A THE DAMNED – Probably a … Continue reading

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The Kinks

6-25-13          The Kinks 6/25/83 Yello “I Love You” 45 charts at No. 61 in England. Listening to Steve Goodman right now, “Lincoln Park Pirates”. Played “The Kinks’ Greatest Hits” recently (Reprise RS 6217), 10 songs – this US concoction only … Continue reading

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Quiet!

6-6-13             Quiet On 6/8/68 the Donovan 45 “Hurdy Gurdy Man” charts at No. 4 in England.  On 6/7/69 The Beatles 45 “The Ballad of John and Yoko” charts at No. 1 in England.  On 6/6/70 the Mungo Jerry 45 “In … 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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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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45’s

5-15-13                     45’s! (May 2013 #1) That’s right!  Nothing on today’s calendar; couldn’t find anything / anybody interesting to write about, as a pre-cursor to a regular daily blog. To get the little preambles, I look through Joel Whitburn books and … Continue reading

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Bee Gees

5-13-13          Bee Gees On 5/13/67 The Bee Gees 45 “New York Mining Disaster 1941” charts at No. 12 in England.  5/10/80 Magazine “The Correct Use of Soap” LP charts at No. 28 in England. 46 years hence, this is still … Continue reading

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More 45’s!

4-30-13          More 45’s On 4/30/66, the LP “Aftermath” by The Rolling Stones was No. 1 in England.  Richard Farina dies in a motorcycle crash, 1966. There’s a store in Orange County that purchased a rather amazing collection, “Port Of Sound” … Continue reading

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The Coasters

4-29-13          The Coasters Happy birthday to Carl Gardner of The Coasters (Born 1928) and Hugh Hopper (of The Soft Machine), born 1945. Been following The Coasters for about 45 years or so.  For many years, I let their “Greatest Hits” … Continue reading

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Lovin’ Spoonful / Badfinger

4-23-13          Lovin’ Spoonful / Badfinger On 4/23/66 the Lovin’ Spoonful 45 “Daydream” charts at No. 2 in England.  Peter Ham of Badfinger croaks, 1975. Today’s calendar provides the subject matter. I first heard about The Lovin’ Spoonful when I was … Continue reading

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