Tag Archives: Ron Kane

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.

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6-24-13 On 6/24/67 the Turtles 45 “She’d Rather Be With Me” charts at No. 4 in England.  On 6/24/72 the Gary Glitter 45 “Rock & Roll Part 2” charts at No. 2 in England.  On 6/24/78 the Magazine “Real Life” … Continue reading

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Not the Ides of March

3-11-13          Not The Ides of March March 7th: Happy birthday, Matthew Fisher (of Procol Harum), born 1946.  On 3/9/63, the LP “My Son, The Celebrity” by Allan Sherman charted at No. 1 in the US.  On 3/7/64 The Rolling Stones … Continue reading

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Still Mending

Since injuring myself last week, I have been (mostly) resting.  As I sprained my left bicep, it’s difficult to lay in bed and even hold a book, so…I have resorted to a “TV Cure” – where I lay in bed … Continue reading

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I injured myself and do not have the use of my left arm.  I am going to the Dr. today.  Alas, except for the “already written” stuff, this blog will be on hiatus temporarily.  Feels like a left elbow injury; … Continue reading

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Next Month

Hi there,I am preparing to write most of next month’s blogs at present – i think the topic will be ‘formats’. 7″, 12″, LP, Cassette, 8-track, Reel-to-reel, VHS, Beta, Laser disc, DVD, SA-CD, DAT, DCC etc.  

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Christmas on the Internet

12-25-12        Christmas on the Internet Happy birthday, Pete Brown! (Born 1940; Cream lyricist & band leader of Piblokto)  On 12/25/65, the LP “Rubber Soul” by The Beatles was No. 1 in England.  Also on 12/25/65 the Spencer Davis Group 45 … 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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On the Road – Pt. 6

10-3-12          On the Road – Pt. 6 Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughn born 1954; 10-3-81 John Foxx “The Garden” LP charts at No. 24 in England. I also liked to write to addresses found on record covers, requesting catalogues from record … Continue reading

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On the Road – Pt. 5

9-27-12          On the Road – Pt. 5 Jazz pianist Bud Powell born 1924, Robbie Shakespeare born 1953   ; 9-27-80 Simple Minds “Empires and Dance” (Arista issue) LP charts at No. 41 in England; 9-27-80 David Bowie “Scary Monsters and Super … Continue reading

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