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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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45’s!

1-31-13          45’s!! Happy birthday, Phil Manzanera!  (Born 1951).  On 1/31/81 The Stranglers 45 “Thrown Away” charts at No. 42 in England.  On 2/3/63 The Beatles 45 “Please Please Me” charts at No. 2 in England.  On 2/1/64 the Manfred Mann … Continue reading

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7″ Heaven

1-22-13          7” Heaven On 1/22/66 the Roger Miller 45 “England Swings” charts at No. 13 in England.  Happy birthday, Sam Cooke, born 1931. Last weekend, I visited some central California record stores, and came up with a good number of … Continue reading

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British Records!

12-13-12        British Records! On 12/15/62 The Beatles 45 “Love Me Do” charts at No. 17 in England.  On 12/13/80 Magazine “Play” LP (live album) charts at No. 29 in England.  On 12/16/67 The Beatles double EP “Magical Mystery Tour” charts … Continue reading

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New Record Stores!

2-28-12          New Record Stores! Jazz guy Willie Bobo born 1934, Rolling Stone Brian Jones born 1942; Get in there with the pop stars (to quote The G.T.O.’s). I’m still trying to listen to a record each day of 2012!  But … Continue reading

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Buena Park Swap Meet

2-7-12             Buena Park Swap Meet R&B sax genius King Curtis born 1934, folksinger Oscar Brand born 1920; King Curtis played on Coasters’ records! I went to the Buena Park swap meet the other weekend.  It’s the best monthly swap … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Very shortly, I will be investigating an odd sub-culture:  Christian Rock music, in the 1970’s.  Apparently, Costa Mesa, CA was the epicenter of activity of this nature.  I’ve found someone who was “part” of this scene, and has agreed to … Continue reading

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The Coasters

I love The Coasters 45’s on the Atco label, and have since I was a child.  I found nice originals of all of their LP’s in the 1980’s, mostly – but only got serious with the 45’s recently. I still … Continue reading

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