Tag Archives: Listening

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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Slade

1-14-13          Slade January 13th:  Happy birthday, Suggs (of Madness), born 1961.  On 1-13-73 Slade “Slayed?” LP was No. 1 in England.  1-13-68 The Who “Sell Out” LP charts at No. 13 in England.  Crooner Jack Jones born 1938. Though #1 … Continue reading

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Listening to Everything!

1-10-13          Listening to Everything! 1/13:  Happy Birthday, Toshio Nakanishi! (Born 1956)    On 1/12/74 the Golden Earring 45 “Radar Love” charts for the first time in England.  Rod Stewart, born 1945.  Jerry Wexler, born 1917.  Howlin’ Wolf dies in Chicago IL, … Continue reading

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Jimi Hendrix

11-27-12        Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix born 1942; Tina Turner born 1939; on 11-27-71 “Top Of The Pops Vol. 20” Various Artists LP was No. 1 in England. As a youth, I was very interested in The Jimi Hendrix Experience.  I … Continue reading

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Marianne Faithfull

11-26-12        Marianne Faithfull Percy Sledge born 1940; Etta James born 1928; on 11-25-72 Chuck Berry “My Ding-A-Ling” was No. 1 in England; on 11-23-74 Elton John “Greatest Hits” LP was No. 1 in England; on 11-26-77 Bread “The Sound of … Continue reading

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Steve Reich

10-4-12          Steve Reich Composer Steve Reich born 1936; on 10-4-75 Pink Floyd “Wish You Were Here” LP was No. 1 in England. Of the avant-garde US composers I first heard in the 70’s, I think I heard Philip Glass first, … Continue reading

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Roy Harper

6-12-12          Roy Harper Singer / Songwriter Roy Harper born 1941, jazz pianist Chick Corea born 1941; HQ. It’s Roy Harper’s birthday today!  Age 71 today!   I first got interested in his work, when I saw he was another name on … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1972

6-11-12                     Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of June 12, 1972 Caught my eye: VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR – Pawn Hearts (Charisma / Buddah CAS 1051) (LP/CD) URIAH HEEP – Demons & Wizards (Mercury SRM-1-630) (LP) Two important … Continue reading

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Edgar Froese

6-6-12             Edgar Froese Tangerine Dream leader Edgar Froese born 1944, jazz guitarist Grant Green born 1931; I own music by both (Edgar). I remember hearing Tangerine Dream being spoken about, long before I ever heard them.  Synthesizer music was coming … Continue reading

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Kirsten Kane’s List

6-5-12             Kirsten Kane’s List Lou Reed’s wife Laurie Anderson born 1947, Psychedelic Furs Singer / Songwriter Richard Butler born 1956; President Gas. Kirsten is my niece – this is her list.  Amazing to me that her #1 title is … Continue reading

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