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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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June 1980 Cassette

6-3-13                         June 1980 Cassette On 6/3/72, the LP “Thick As A Brick” by Jethro Tull charts at No. 1 in the US. Again, the actual cassette is AWOL, so I’ll just have to guess what’s on it! MISC ETC 6/80 … Continue reading

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May 1980 Cassette

5-2-13                         May 1980 Cassette Happy birthday, Bunk Gardner (of The Mothers of Invention), born 1933.  On 5/2/64, the LP “Beatles’ Second Album” by The Beatles charted at No. 1 in the US.  On 5/5/73 Alice Cooper’s 45 of “No More … Continue reading

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April 1980 Cassette

4-1-13                         April 1980 Cassette March 31st:  Happy birthday, Herb Alpert!  (Born 1935).  On 4/1/72 Argent “Hold Your Head Up” 45 charts at No. 5 in England.  Also on 4/1/72 the Neil Young 45 “Heart Of Gold” charts at No. 10 … Continue reading

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March 1980 Cassette

3-4-13             March 1980 Cassette March 1st:  Happy birthday, Harry Belafonte!  (Born 1927).  On 3-3-73 Slade “Cum On Feel The Noise” 45 was No. 1 in England; on 3-2-74 Slade “Old, New, Borrowed and Blue” LP was No. 1 in England. … Continue reading

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February 1980 Cassette

2-4-13             February 1980 Cassette February 1st:  Happy Birthday, Jimmy Carl Black (the Indian of the group), born 1938.  On 2/4/67 the Spencer Davis Group 45 “I’m A Man” charts at No. 9 in England.  On 2/2/74 The Carpenters “The … Continue reading

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January 1980 Cassette

1-2-13                         January 1980 Cassette On 1/2/71, the triple LP “All Things Must Pass” by George Harrison charted at No. 1 in the US.  Roger Miller, born 1936.  Chick Churchill of Ten Years After, born 1942. I made a cassette for … Continue reading

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Failed Format Maven

For the last several years, I have felt like a champion of what seemed initially to be a failed format:  SA-CD and DVD-A – I arrived there by the very amusing possibilities of 5.1 audio, on album titles that I … Continue reading

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Rough Trade C-81

6-16-2011 Got your Sony Walkman? Rough Trade “C-81” NME / ROUGH TRADE – C-81 (COPY 001) 1981 “This is the first release (catalogue number Copy 001) of ROUGH TRADE TAPES, the new Rough Trade tape cassette catalogue.  The special care … Continue reading

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June 1980 Cassette

6-15-2011 June 1980 Cassette By 1980, I was making monthly cassettes from the assorted records that I was finding.  Some were new, others not.  The artists on my June, 1980 cassette: MISC ETC 6/80 C-90 RANDOM HOLD; PSYCHEDELIC FURS; MAGAZINE; … Continue reading

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