“All I ever really wanted is to be your friend!” Here’s one I’m convinced nobody cares about but me. Even at the time I don’t remember ever reading about or hearing any talk of this record. I ran into Sean Croghan at a show in Portland (OR) a couple years later and by chance had … More Jr. High – Killer of Friendships (1998)
I’ve never heard this record before. My oldest pal who owns a record shop threw it in with an order for me, since he thinks I’m more of a Tony Levin fan than I am (King Crimson is top ten for me, and the only remotely prog thing I go for anymore). This one is … More The Family Of Mann – First Light (1974)
“In the dim reality of our obsession” Musical blind spots notwithstanding (and I’ve got a ton) 1960s psychedelic music seemed to have a resurgence in the 90s, at least on the bootleg and reissue market, and that’s when my narrow radar picked up on it. (Granted, the 80s had their Paisley Underground and the Nuggets … More Bubble Puppy – A Gathering of Promises (1969)
I don’t really know Floyd Cramer at all, apart from passing him over countless times in dollar bins, but this was a thrift store novelty with a cute cover, and I am a Monkee appreciator more than superfan. The movie Head was a formative mindbender, and really only that soundtrack and Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & … More Floyd Cramer – Plays The Monkees (1967)
Since records are the closest thing I’ve got to a hobby, I thought I might engage with the collection in a new way… … More 45 Records Per Year.