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Documenting and discussing my music collection and listening habits on various formats.

Glen Goza – “Heaven Needed A Champion / David and the Poet”

Glen Goza – “Heaven Needed A Champion / David and the Poet”Anyone who had watched the WCCW or NWA in the early 80’s knows the name Von Erich, if not for David, then for at least one of the other brothers, Kerry, Kevin, Mike or Chris – or their father Fritz. They’re a wrestling family dynasty with a tragic history, as after David passed away in... Read More »

The Fuller Family – “I Won’t Have to Worry Anymore”

The Fuller Family – “I Won’t Have to Worry Anymore”So, here I am again with The Fuller Family’s second album – there first album “A Little Crippled Girls Prayer” brought us some great tracks, and even some nice recitations from Marsha Fuller – who actually released a 45 of her own. This time, released in what I can only believe was 1979 comes their... Read More »

Ace Cannon – “Super Sax Country Style”

Ace Cannon – “Super Sax Country Style”A quick Google search tells me that Mr. Cannon is in the Rockabilly Hall of Fame for his saxophone playing, but in 1975 he released this album on the Hi Records label. Is it country? Is it jazz? Check that back cover that someone wrote all over! The album opens with a cover of Elvis... Read More »

Ken & Sandi – “Ken & Sandi”

Ken & Sandi – “Ken & Sandi”Another feature from the deep past of my record collection, this one too, has been sitting in my collection for well over eight years – I’m pretty sure I’ve listened to it before, but it is my first time writing about it. So, from Tyler, Texas on the Delta Records label, I have Ken & Sandi with... Read More »

Dr. Jim Matthews – “He’s Coming Back Again”

Dr. Jim Matthews – “He’s Coming Back Again”So, Dr. Jim Matthews – or the Singing Surgeon hails from Mississippi, and he released this album of Gospel songs (among other albums – including a country one) in the 1970’s, on his Music Emporium label. So, self-released? Anyways, the album opens with the titular track, “He’s Coming Back Again” and it’s a slower song,... Read More »

Joani Whitmore – “The Gospel Side of Joani / Country Love Songs by Joani

Joani Whitmore – “The Gospel Side of Joani / Country Love Songs by JoaniThis one has been sitting in my to be reviewed pile for about 7 years, and I finally got around to playing it a few weeks back, I rated it a 4 star rating on Discogs. So, here we go again, round two with Joani Whitmore’s 1973 Country Gospel or Gospel Country album on the Artist’s Records... Read More »

Bill, Mary & Jim Einert – “Singing… Requests”

Bill, Mary & Jim Einert – “Singing… Requests”So, here I have one that has been sitting in my collection for a number of years, we have the Einert family of Clarksville, AR with their album “Singing… Requests” on the Gospel Melody Records label, interestingly enough, Jim has appeared on another album in my collection, “He Promised to Be There” The album opens... Read More »

Pat Carey – “To Start Again”

Pat Carey – “To Start Again”So, Pat Carey or Patricia Carey is an Irish-American opera singer with a very famous daughter, with a very well known Christmas song – yes, Pat Carey is none other than the mother of Mariah Carey – and in 1977, she released this album on the U.U. Record label, so here we go. and we... Read More »

Singing Samford Family – “Jesus is Coming Soon”

Singing Samford Family – “Jesus is Coming Soon”So, back in 1970, Dale and Martha Samford of Murfreesboro, TN decided to round up their kids, Vicki, Steve, Debbie and Linda, and record a nice family album of cherished Gospel songs, the album was then sold for the quaint price of $4.95! What a steal! The album starts with the title track, “Jesus is... Read More »

Pee-Wee Herman / Surf Punks – “Surfin’ Bird / My Beach”

Pee-Wee Herman / Surf Punks – “Surfin’ Bird / My Beach” Unfortunately, on July 30th the world lost an absolute icon. Paul Reubens, who was widely known as “Pee-Wee Herman” passed away after a brave, six year battle with cancer. Naturally, he’ll be remembered as Pee-Wee, but he was so much more than just one character, he was a talented actor who featured in such movies like... Read More »

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