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King Crimson video

1-9-13             King Crimson video On 1/9/65, the LP “Beatles ‘65” by The Beatles charted at No. 1 in the US.  On 1/9/74 the Mud 45 “Tiger Feet” charts at No. 1 in England.  Happy birthday, Joan Baez! (Born 1941).  Jimmy … Continue reading

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Lost

I started watching “Lost”, Season 1 – I got through the first 8 episodes pretty quickly.  I did not see this TV show when it first aired, only ever on DVD (same scenario as “24”).  Not much on the 5.1 … Continue reading

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FZ on DVD #2

11-19-12        FZ on DVD #2 Jazzer Don Cherry born 1936; singer Ofra Haza born 1957. Continuing my look at Frank Zappa on DVD, we have his film “200 Motels” (1971).  There’s a bit on contention, about the legitimacy of this … Continue reading

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FZ on DVD #1

11-13-12        FZ on DVD #1 Idris Muhammad born 1939; Terry Reid born 1949; on 11-13-71 Rod Stewart “Every Picture Tells A Story” LP is No. 1 in England; on 11-13-76 Led Zeppelin’s live album “The Song Remains The Same” 2LP … Continue reading

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Dave Albert’s List

5-22-12          Dave Albert’s List Moonship journey man Sun Ra born 1914, Singer / Songwriter Morrissey born 1959; Prepare Yourself For The Moonship Journey. Top 20 Movies My criteria for this list is; If a movie is on TV tomorrow how … Continue reading

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Pink Floyd in 5.1

4-19-12          Pink Floyd in 5.1 Audio Turtles / Mothers vocalist Mark Volman born 1947, funkster Bernie Worrell born 1944; Eddie, Are You Kidding? You’ve certainly got your choice, when it comes to listening to Pink Floyd in multi-channel audio.  The … Continue reading

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THX 1138

4-18-12          THX 1138 Bluesman Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown born 1924, S.F. bay area weirdo Skip Spence born 1946; The Blues. Recently, I had the opportunity to watch a film that I saw as a youngster, “THX 1138” (1971).  It’s a George … Continue reading

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5.1 Audio on DVD’s – Part 2

3-20-12          5.1 Audio on DVD’s – Part 2 C&W Singer / Songwriter Jerry Reed born 1937, reggae guy Lee “Scratch” Perry born 1936; I own music by both. Silly me – I’ve been trying to find feature films on DVD … Continue reading

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5.1 Audio on DVD’s – Part 1

3-15-12          5.1 Audio on DVD’s Soulman Sylvester (Sly) Stone born 1944, guitarist Ry Cooder born 1947; I own music by both (close call). Since getting a 5.1 DVD set-up last year, I have been in search of discs with 5.1 … 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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