Archive for February, 2012

My Musical Evolution – Part 44 Scratchy 45 Days

Charlie Rich – The Most Beautiful Girl In The World The Reighteous Brothers – You Lost That Loving Feeling George Benson – On Broadway Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music England Dan & John ford Coley – I’d really love to see you tonight Eric Carmen – Never Gonna Fall In Love Again Olivia […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 43 Scratchy 45 Days

Three Dog Night – Just An Old Fashioned Love Song Alan O’Day – Undercover Angel David Geddes – Run Joey Run Charlie Rich – Behind Closed Doors Tony Orlando – Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree Bobby Vinton – Blue Velvet Minnie Riperton – Loving You Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas- […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 42 Scratchy 45 Days

As we got older, radio began to grow as an influence on me and my sisters. That influence was gently exerted on my mother and her colleciton of scratchy 45’s evolved to include our musical tastes. I was responsible for brining Shaving Cream and The Streak into the house. My sister Barbara brought us the […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 41 Scratchy 45 Days

We’ll ease out of The Hop with one of it’s stars. I know mom liked Elvis. She had a video of his concert in Hawaii and eventually had an album or two but in her 45 collection, Elvis had left the building. The only one I remember is his last Number 1 hit and one […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 40 Scratchy 45 Days

The success of Happy Days then Grease later on sparked new in terest in the old 1950’s style of music. so of course we had to spin mom’s oldies   Roy Orbison – Crying The Everly Brothers – All I Have To Do Is Dream. Look at the very beginning of this video. Andy Williams […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 39 At The Hop

Somewhere along the way, mom ordered this 3 record set. It may even be this same one pictured. I think it was called At The Hop and it was 3 records of dance hits from the 1950’s. Mom thought it was a good opportunity to grab up some of the music that she listened too […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 38 Scratchy 45 Days

I know many of you might be wondering if anything is ever going to happen here. I assure you that we are getting close to the KISS Age. Remember, the objective is to explore My Musical Evolution. It includes a bunch of influences and a wide varieties of musical styles. I’m only trying to be […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 37 Scratchy 45 Days

I always liked the groove on this one. Billy Paul – Me & Mrs. Jones Which one is Peaches? Peaches & Herb – Reunited Rod Stewart – Maggie May Maria Muldaur – Midnight At The Oasis Dionne Warwick – I’ll Never Fall In Love Again Edison Lighthouse is another one of those unmistakenly late 60’s sounding […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 36 Scratchy 45 Days

Gordon Lightfoot is one of those amazing artists that I find lyrically inredible yet i never acquired much of his catalog. I have been to Whitefish Point. Gordon Lightfoot – If You Could Read My Mind I have a cousin named Scott. We were quite young when this song was making radio waves. Of course it […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 35 Scratchy 45 Days

Simon & Garfunkel – Sound Of Silence I think mom bought this because we asked her to. It doesn’t really fit into her typical style. I think we thought it was kind of funny. Dr. Hook – Cover Of The Rolling Stone This is more mom’s speed. The Mamas & The Papas – Monday Monday […]

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