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Already Nostalgic: Best Albums on Vinyl from Those High School Days

In the summer of 2014, I started to collect vinyl. My friend’s father had just introduced him to it and my friend later showed me. Plus, I needed a new hobby. 1,973 more words

The Daily Cut: Dire Straits "Sultans of Swing"

Dire Straits: “Sultans of Swing”

ALBUM: Dire Straits

YEAR: 1978

WRITER: Mark Knopfler

Peaked at number-four on the Billboard Hot 100

“Sultans of Swing” was inspired by a not-very-good band Mark Knofpler once saw playing in a pub. 134 more words


Love Over Gold


I had never really listened to this LP beyond the limited air play a few of the cuts received and decided to take an adventure. 534 more words

The Great Wall of Music: Albums 360-351

  1. Buzzcocks – Singles Going Steady

Talk about old school punk rock. I think I remember these guys going on Warped Tour way back when and even then, they were famed punk veterans showing the next generation a thing or two. 1,240 more words

Once Upon a Time in the West

Yes it’s no use saying that you don’t know nothing
It’s still gonna get you if you don’t do something
Sitting on a fence that’s a dangerous course… 94 more words


Dire Straits - Money for Nothin'

I’m not going to lie, I chose my first music video to review mostly based on its references to MTV. I just can’t resist the begging call of “I want my…I want my I want my MTV!” A phrase which became so popular many know the song by those lyrics alone. 628 more words

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