Category Archives: Record Of The Day

Record Of The Day: Gerry Mulligan Presents A Concert In Jazz

I heard this record for the first time last night and it’s a killer. I’m partial to Gerry Mulligan anyway, and I’ve always enjoyed his Concert Jazz Band recordings. This album was recorded in New York City in 1961. The … Continue reading

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Record Of The Day: The Best Of The Sir Douglas Quintet – Doug Sahm

I backed into an appreciation of Doug Sahm, and I can tell you exactly how I got there. In 1996, I got married, and my then wife was a huge fan of Los Lobos. I became a huge fan, too, … Continue reading

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Record Of The Day: Songs In The Key Of Life – Stevie Wonder

What more can I say about this album that hasn’t been said already? One of the greatest albums EVER, by ANYONE. Spinning this at the store in honor of the end of Stevie’s Songs In The Key Of Life tour, … Continue reading

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Record Of The Day: A Momentary Lapse Of Reason – Pink Floyd

The Final Cut was my favorite Pink Floyd album in high school. This, though, was THE Pink Floyd album of my high school years. Released my freshman year, and followed by a massive tour that led to a live album … Continue reading

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Record Of The Day: Once Upon A Time – Simple Minds

Holy god this is a good record. Earnest 80s power-pop by a band that at one time was as big as they come.

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Record Of The Day: Amnesia – Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson feels like the forefather of all the rock music that followed him. I know the story is more complex than that, but when you listen to a record like Amnesia, it sure does sound like, “Oh, this is … Continue reading

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