Monthly Archives: March 2011

Earth, Wind & Fire – Gratitude

File this one under…”Where the hell have I been?” Wow. Not only am I amazed that I never heard this entire record before, I’m amazed that I’m admitting it here! It’s true though. I’ve liked Earth, Wind & Fire for a long time but somehow this, one of their biggest albums ever, slipped through the […]

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Yes Remixes (CD)

Okay, here goes…this is officially the first “CD find” I’m listing here. Found this one at a local Goodwill last week. So, first a disclaimer: I am a crazy Yes fan. I’ve been listening to them for about 30 years, have been to 20 shows, have all the albums, videos, etc. etc…. You wouldn’t know […]

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Vinyl vs. CD

Often the mere mention of the words “Vinyl vs. CD” sends people into epileptic fits, causing an endless, raging debate that will continue until the involved parties are even angrier. People on both sides present various “facts” and “opinions” even as the line between both of those things blurs until it is totally nonexistent. In […]

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The Sad Ballad of the Empty Sleeves

How does this happen? Is it just me? Is it a cruel joke played on all of us crate diggers by the Goodwill employees? Most recently it was a copy of Queen‘s The Game, a record I knew from many years ago but never owned. Damn, I was excited when I found it… In a […]

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The latest batch of records (and they smell good too!)

Came home with some pretty decent stuff from the Goodwill yesterday. It was exciting just because I haven’t had any luck in a while, so I was happy to find anything that looked remotely interesting. My cat likes them too, she was smelling them all afternoon. I’m gonna take that as a good sign and […]

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Retrospective – The Best of Buffalo Springfield

Buffalo Springfield is one of those bands that was off my radar screen for way too long…a good friend of mine is a big fan of theirs, and after reconnecting with him recently and talking music, I got excited to check out some of their stuff. Of course I’ve been aware of them forever, and […]

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