Tag Archives: vinyl

Record Of The Day: Phoebe Snow – Phoebe Snow

I’m going to say it: This is a perfect record. It’s like stepping into the world of Schoolhouse Rock and getting to live there, with all that sunshiny 70s soul. Why Phoebe Snow isn’t a household name can only be … Continue reading

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Record Of The Day: Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) – David Bowie

What a killer record. Released in 1980, this album finds Bowie on very solid ground, cranking out left-of-center pop-rock hit after hit. You’ll find “Fashion” and “Ashes To Ashes” here, but every song could be a radio staple. BUY IT.

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Record Of The Day: In C Mali – Africa Express

Huzzah! My copy of this record just arrived a few minutes ago. I haven’t even opened it yet, but I’m so excited to finally hear it. I heard an excerpt last year and immediately pre-ordered a copy. BUY IT.

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Record Of The Day: LIVE! ALONE In America – Graham Parker

I don’t know how this happened, but somehow I made it 41 years without ever listening to Graham Parker. I had a friend in Tucson who was into Parker, but I didn’t know this friend very long and moved before … Continue reading

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Record Of The Day: Hot And Sweet – The Mighty Sparrow

I like many different calypsonians, but to my ear, the Mighty Sparrow IS calypso. BUY IT.

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Record Of The Day: Love Over Gold – Dire Straits

This is my favorite Dire Straits record, followed closely by the live album Alchemy. I was introduced to this record in high school, sometime around 1988 or ’89, by Jeff Smith, who played guitar in a band with a bunch … Continue reading

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