Category Archives: Ultimate Collection

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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Quiet Sun – “Mainstream”

6-17-13          Quiet Sun – “Mainstream” 6/16/84 Nik Kershaw “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me” 45 re-charts at No. 2 in England.  6/14/80 Yellow Magic Orchestra “Computer Game” 45 charts at No. 17 in England.  On 6/17/72 the … Continue reading

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Glastonbury Fayre (3LP)

6-11-13          Glastonbury Fayre (3LP) On 6/11/66 the Yardbirds 45 “Over Under Sideways Down” charts at No. 10 in England. Once upon a time, oddball various artist LP’s found their way from England to the end of the rock A-Z, under … 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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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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Time Machine – March 1973

4-25-13          Time Machine, March 1973 On 4/27/63 The Beatles 45 “From Me To You” charts at No. 1 in England.  On 4/28/73, the LP “Dark Side Of The Moon” by Pink Floyd charts for the first time at No. 1 … Continue reading

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Christine Amphlett

Goodbye to Christine Amphlett, the singer of The Divinyls.

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The Gordons

4-16-13          The Gordons win an award in NZ! Happy birthday, Henry Mancini!  (Born 1924). http://www.indies.co.nz I had the good fortune to actually see The Gordons in NZ on one of my earlier visits.  They were unbelievable energetic – so much … Continue reading

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Leon Russell – Serge Gainsbourg

4-2-13             Leon Russell and Serge Gainsbourg Happy birthday, Serge Gainsbourg! (Born 1928).  Happy birthday, Leon Russell!  (Born 1941).  I had no idea that Serge Gainsbourg shared a birthday with Leon Russell! Leon Russell probably came to my attention first … Continue reading

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