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RPM

Nice to see my old RPM label co-founder Mark Stratford get the ‘collectors’ page in the new edition of Record Collector magazine.  This regular feature looks at different vinyl collectors each issue and what makes them tick.  174 more words

Sexy Sleeves

That mannequin moment!

The last 2 years, but especially last year, one challenge seemed to be hyped to ridiculous levels, the Ice Bucket challenge! No, I didnt get involved, I am far too old and decrepit to do stupid things like that, even disregarding the health issues for someone like me! 322 more words

EMCSA

Hand in Glove

A few days ago I was in London and while in London, I will always drop by at Rough Trade at their original spot. This time, I couldnt find that much, since they were in the process of restocking everything. 75 more words

Vinyl

BRITAIN, OUT!

Last Friday, Britons exhaled as ties to that evil empire, the European Union, were cut. 755 more words

Columns: Playing Solitaire With The Hermit Of The People

Sandie Shaw - Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken

Sandie took this cover of a Lloyd Cole song to UK#68, and it was a new entry at #79 on this day in the 80s. 30 more words

SCRATCH MY BACK! PYE BEAT GIRLS 1963-1968.

SCRATCH MY BACK! PYE BEAT GIRLS 1963-1968.

During the swinging sixties, Pye Records and its sister label Piccadilly Records were housed in London’s West End. Both labels had an enviable roster of artists. 1,908 more words

Ace Records

Sandie, Cliff and Lulu too!

Well, it’s Eurovision week and like many others I end up reminiscing about those halcyon days, in the long distant past, when we used to win rather a lot and if we didn’t win we usually came in either second or third at worst. 880 more words

1960s Songs