Browsing Archives of - 2015 October

Mike Oldfield – “Tubular Bells”

Mike Oldfield – “Tubular Bells”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “This stereo record cannot be played on old tin boxes no matter what they are fitted with. If you are in possession of such equipment please hand it into the nearest police station.” Personal Review:  So, anyone who has ever seen ‘The Exorcist’ will immediately recognize the opening piano playing... Read More »

Brandy ‘N’ Port – “Straight Up”

Brandy ‘N’ Port – “Straight Up”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So these guys, Brandy ‘N’ Port are local to me, and I got it for a lot of reasons, one I like celtic music, two, they’re local and three I like their outfits on the back cover.  The album opens with the track “Brandy ‘N’ Port” –... Read More »

The Laughlin Family – “Here’s a Song for the Man”

The Laughlin Family – “Here’s a Song for the Man”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Because of the end-time turmoil, the Dave E. Laughlin Family have chosen as their title song, “HERE’S A SONG FOR THE MAN WHO WALKED THE WATERS AND CALMED THE SEA.” Matthew 8:26 says, “… THEN HE AROSE, AND REBUKED THE WINDS AND THE SEA; AND THERE WAS A GREAT CALM.”... Read More »

Kylie Minogue – “Wouldn’t Change a Thing / It’s No Secret”

Kylie Minogue – “Wouldn’t Change a Thing / It’s No Secret”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Long before Kylie Minogue hit American charts with such songs as “Can’t Get You Outta My Head”, she recorded this little single at the age of 21, and well… I thought she was like 14 on the cover. Anyway.  The A Side is the track “Wouldn’t Change A... Read More »

Pierre-Elliot Trudeau – “Premier Ministre Du Canada 1968 – 1979”

Pierre-Elliot Trudeau – “Premier Ministre Du Canada 1968 – 1979”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Moi, je crois qu’on peut être à la fois bon Québécois et bon Canadien, et je me battrai jusqu’au bout contre ceux qui voudraient m’empêcher d’être l’un et l’autre.  Discours à la Radio Télévision  le 24 novembre 1976” Personal Review:  So, in like honor (??) of the great Pierre Trudeau’s son, Justin, becoming... Read More »