Monthly Archives: July 2012

My Record Is Faster Than Yours!

I found this amongst a box of 78’s that came from Cindy’s uncle. Ah, records. I noticed that this one mentions 4 speeds and includes 16 2/3 r.p.m. talking book records. That was a new one on me. So I … Continue reading

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The Music “Man Cave”

When I was young I used to dream of a time when I had a home where I could create a special room for listening to music in. All my stereo stuff would be racked and placed in there. Giant speakers, big … Continue reading

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Top 50 Albums of All Thompson Time (almost)

My attempt to choose my Top albums of all time is in the final stages. I have culled the list down to 87 entries. Here is what I am working with. I think the best I am going to be … Continue reading

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More Paul Black and The Flip Kings

I have written about Paul Black before. The couple of entries about him seem to get a fair amount of views. One commenter tipped me to the fact that there was Paul Black that I didn’t have. (Thanks Chris!) I … Continue reading

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How I Fell Out Of Love With Styx, But Still Let Them Flirt With Me

When I lived in Ann Arbor in the late 70’s and I was listening to WABX (Rocks Detroit!) I heard “Come Sail Away” for the first time. Like millions other people, I loved it. It was just the right amount … Continue reading

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Bob Marley – Again

Bob Marley’s name is in the news again. http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/10/12664350-gnarly-tribute-to-bob-marley-parasite-named-for-reggae-star?lite Poor Bastard.

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Gorilla Glue vs Radio Shack

Today, I started in earnest digitizing my friend Jeff’s tapes. I got out his box of stuff and started pulling out the tapes and rotating them through. Things went great except for one thing. The Radio Shack tapes all had … Continue reading

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