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Reba McEntire, Self-Titled: Humble Beginnings

I have been a Reba McEntire fan for nearly my entire life. You can read more about that musical journey here. When I began to collect records I knew I had to have every album she had released on vinyl, but there was one little hiccup. 503 more words

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All Sales are Vinyl

I was at a well known national bookstore chain tonight wandering aimlessly among the shelves hoping to find something not geared to a 20 year old (or younger).   958 more words


A Digression: The Evolution of My Music Collection

This essay is one of my occasional digressions from the usual travel-related topics but it does deal with another passion of mine – Music.

Mostly I don’t think too deeply about music; rather I let the notes take me on an emotional trip; unless I am listening to an artist like Leonard Cohen whose lyrics demand attention and analysis.  1,768 more words


See Ya'll Later: Jean Shepard

On Sunday country music lost one of its original trailblazers, Jean Shepard. She ranks among country royalty, right along with the likes of Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynette, and Kitty Wells. 375 more words

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Dusting My Shelves: The Ike and Tina Turner Show Vol. 2

This last weekend was my first venture into New York City to go on a vinyl hunt since moving to Westchester County.

My first find,was The Ike and Tina Turner Show Vol. 570 more words

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Dusting My Shelves: Peter Criss "Kiss Solo"

Artist: Peter Criss  Album: Peter Criss (KISS Solo)

I’ve always felt that Peter Criss was the step-child of Kiss. He never seemed to get the same credit or “buzz” in the media when it came to the other members. 521 more words

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An Orchestra's Need: Liza Minnelli, Results

In 1989 an odd, yet unparalleled event, occurred in the world of music. Liza Minnelli, known for her theatrical performances of classic songs and her impeccable acting both on stage and Broadway, decided to make a dance pop album. 751 more words