Ok......we're in the groove up here in NY State. More snow than I've experienced in many years...40" and counting. It seems that if the sun isn't shining it's gonna snow.
-Opening Salvo - The Usual Suspects
- Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats - Rocket 88 [Chess 1951] 78 rpm
******A birthday present from my mentor Spence Wooton. A finer man hasn't lived. Unfortunately, Spence assumed room temperature 3 years ago much to the sorrow of the record community.
**Bed: Rolling Stones - 2120 South Michigan Ave [the address of Chess Records back in the day.
Set 1 Metaphor: Cars & Women
- Joe Hill Louis - Hydromatic woman [Big Town 1954] 45 rpm Repro
** Mamie Van Dooren - "don't tell me you never rode a hot rod..."
- Guitar Tommy Moore - Your car machine [Ultrasonic 1964] 45 rpm Repro
- Fire - My father's name is dad [Decca 1968] 45 rpm
**Where's Planned Parenthood when you need them?
- Fairport Convention - Time will show the wiser [Polydor 1968] LP - Fairport Convention
**Bed: see above
Set 2 Gospel Nuggets
- Reverend Robert Ballinger - This train [Chess 1955] 78 rpm
** did I say something stupid?
- Brother Claude Ely - Do you wanna shout [King 1962] LP - Get Back Satan
** Bill Nutt on Jeopardy
- Famous Ward Singers - I'm so glad [Savoy 1958] 45 rpm
** Voodoo / ID's / Sober up
- The Valentinos - It's all over now [SAR 1964] 45 rpm
**Bed: see above
Set 3 Easy Chords
- The Birds - Say those magic words [Reaction 1966] 45 rpm
** Betty Davis
- Shel Naylor & the Kinks - One fine day [Decca 1964]
** Betty Davis - "What a dump"
- The Mockingbirds - I give my love [Immediate 1965] 45 rpm
- Stereolab - Captain Easychord [Elektra 2001] LP - Sound Dust
** BedL see above
Set 4 1st R&R Record?
- Goree Carter & His Hep Cats - Rock Awhile [Freedom 1949] CD - Rock Before Elvis
** Paul Reiser & Helen Hunt - Valentines day
- Blues Magoos - Gotta get away [Mercury 1968] 45 rpm
- Al Kooper & Steven Stills - Season of the Witch [Columbia 1968] LP - Super Session