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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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SA-CD Advertisement, 2003

SA-CD 2003 advertisement from Virgin Records in Stereophile magazine: I have all of these discs; top two are stereo only, bottom two are 5.1 audio on SA-CD.  Of course, I bought them in the after-market, and not when Virgin Records … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1972 (Strange Days)

7-26-12          Time Machine 1972 (Strange Days) Film maker Stanley Kubrick born 1928, Mick Jagger born 1943; I like both; 7-26-80 Magazine “Sweetheart Contract” 45 charts at No. 54 in England. From issue #153 (August 2012) of Strange Days magazine in … Continue reading

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A Summer Memory (1972)

6-20-12          Summer Memory (1972) Jazz sax man Eric Dolphy born 1928 – first day of summer. I have a fairly innocent summer memory that likely dates from 1972, which I would like to share with you today. My dad and … 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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David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust (5.1)

1-10-12          David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust (5.1) Jazz drummer Max Roach born 1924; Singer / songwriter Jim Croce born 1943; I am predisposed towards Max Roach, I suppose. Disc o’ the day:  David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust (5.1 SA-CD, Virgin … Continue reading

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Summer ’72

12-5-11 Summer 1972 I rode my 10-speed bicycle from my home to a tiny record shop on the Belmont Pier, “Mundae” – a really nice guy named Wayne worked there (was he the owner?).  It was almost all downhill from … Continue reading

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Mott The Hoople (CBS era)

5-4-11 Mott The Hoople (CBS era) Can you say transmogrification?  How did Mott The Hoople become David Bowie?  Of no matter – but it clearly saved their collective bacon! Ah, the glam rock era of Mott The Hoople! CD                ALL … Continue reading

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David Bowie – “Low”

I’d been a Bowie fan at the time of Ziggy Stardust, but quickly lost the plot.  When “Low” came along, I was already working in a record store – it is the Bowie LP largely responsible for getting me to … Continue reading

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