Monthly Archives: July 2009

Recent vinyl acquisitions

From the Princeton Record Exchange during my prolonged stay in town. Listening party still TBA. This is getting silly.

The Band, Music from Big Pink (Capitol, 1968, rainbow label)
The Beatles, Revolver (Capitol, 1966, mono, rainbow label)
The Buzzcocks, Another Music in a Different Kitchen (UK United Artists, 1978)
John Cale, Fear (Island, 1974, with palm-tree label)
Casper and the Cookies, Modern Silence (Happy Happy Birthday to Me, 2009)
Colonel Jeffrey Pumpernickel: A Concept Album (feat. Guided by Voices, Stephen Malkmus, Grandaddy, Weird War, Macha, the Minders, more) (Off, 2001)
The Damned, Machine Gun Etiquette (Chiswick, 1979) Continue reading

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Van Morrison, “Drumshanbo Hustle”

Van Morrison, “Drumshanbo Hustle” (recorded 1972; released on The Philosopher’s Stone, Polydor, 1998)

You couldn’t hear no birds, ’cause they were making not a sound
They were trying to muscle in, the recording and the publishing
You were puking up your guts
When you read the standard contract you just signed

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