Tag Archives: Record Collecting

I’ve Moved!

Please come and see me at my new internet home: http://ronkane.com Thanks for reading my stuff.  Everything is at the new site, and this site will not be up very much longer. Advertisements

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San Diego, CA

4-22-13          San Diego, CA Happy birthday, Charles Mingus!  (Born 1922).  On 4/22/64 The Dave Clark 5 45 “Bits and Pieces” charts at No. 3 in England.  On 4/22/67 the Pink Floyd 45 “Arnold Layne” charts at No. 20 in England.  … 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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San Francisco trip – 12/12, 1/13

1-7-13             San Francisco trip – December 2012, January 2013 January 6th:  Syd Barrett, born 1946.  On 1/7/55 the Bill Haley & The Comets 45 “Rock Around The Clock” charts for the first time in England.  On 1/5/74 Yes “Tales … 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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December 2002 Music Purchases

12-3-12          December 2002 Music Purchases Ozzy Osbourne born 1948; Ralph McTell born 1944; 12-1-79 The Stranglers “Don’t Bring Harry” (EP) charts at No. 41 in England. ADAMO – NON VOGLIO NASCONDERMI, EMI ITALY LP B–52‘S – PARTY MIX!, WARNER US … Continue reading

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100 Essential New Zealand Albums

10-9-12          100 Essential New Zealand Albums John Lennon born 1940, Sean Lennon born 1975; on 10-9-76 Dr. Feelgood “Stupidity” Live LP was No. 1 in England. I was recently given a book by NZ musician Nick Bollinger called “100 Essential … Continue reading

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