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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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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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February 2013 List

2-28-13          February 2013 List Happy birthday, John Fahey!  (Born 1939).  On 2/28/70 the Frank Zappa “Hot Rats” LP charts at No. 9 in England.  On 3/3/73, the LP “Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only The Piano Player” by Elton John charts … 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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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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Music Purchases – January 2003

1-1-13                         Music Purchases – January 2003 Country Joe McDonald, born 1942.  Hank Williams Sr. died of heart failure, 1953.  Grandmaster Flash, born 1958. 10 years ago, I was really “going to town”!  A bit more than 4 records per day! … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan’s 100 Best Songs

11-28-12        Bob Dylan’s100 Best Songs Randy Newman born 1943; on 11-28-70 Bob Dylan’s “New Morning” LP was No. 1 in England. Bob Dylan! To coincide with his newest album “Tempest”, Japanese magazine Record Collectors Magazine recently ran an article called … Continue reading

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What’s Progressive Rock (Music)? – “Dreamcore” Top 50

11-6-12          What’s Progressive Rock (Music)? – “Dreamcore” Top 50 Guy Clark (Byrds) born 1941; Glenn Frey (Eagles) born 1948 Yet another cool list from Marquee magazine in Japan, circa 2003!  May have mixed up Dreamcore with Progressive Rock, but I … Continue reading

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Canterbury Top 50

11-5-12          Canterbury Top 50 Art Garfunkel born 1941; Gram Parsons born 1946; on 11-3-73 David Bowie “Pin Ups” LP was No. 1 in England. The Japanese have a skill at making awesome lists of records.  I regularly “read” magazines like … Continue reading

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