Tag 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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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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The Hippie Record Store – Part 1

3-28-12          The Hippie Record Store – Part 1 Plasmatics’ singer Wendy O. Williams born 1949, Lady Gaga born 1986; I doubt I own music by either, but I met Wendy O., once! As an 17-year-old in early summer 1976, I … Continue reading

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David Bowie – “Station to Station” (5.1)

1-25-12          David Bowie – “Station to Station” (5.1) Singer / Songwriter Antonio Carlos Jobim born 1927, Singer Etta James born 1938; I own music by both. Disc o’ the day:  David Bowie – “Station to Station” CD / DVD boxed … Continue reading

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1976…1977…1978

12-8-11 1976…1977…1978 July 2, 1976 was the day I went to work in the record store for the first time.  I graduated from high school (contrary to popular belief), messed around for two weeks, then…started working in a hippie record … Continue reading

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