Archive for November, 2012

My Musical Evolution – Part 343 The 90’s KISS Reunion

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In 1986, if you would have asked me if I’d go to another KISS concert, I’d probably say “not likely”. I had seen them 2 or 3 times in the non make-up era and while those shows were still entertaining, they didn’t measure up to the with make-up shows. If you missed the story, KISS with their non-make-up […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 342 The 90’s Pulse

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After seeing Pink Floyd live in Boston, I became somewhat obsessed. As you know, I had been a fan of Pink Floyd music since The Academy Days. Now, I wanted to explore the rest of their albums. I also saw them live again in Chicago at Soldier Field. WXKE was having a concert bus trip. […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 341 New Age More Ray Lynch

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Next year marks the 20th anniversary of Ray Lynch’s last studio album.  As you recall, I got Deep Breakfast as a wedding gift. I picked up The Sky Of Mind shortly after. No Blue Thing was released soon after that. I had been listening to Ray Lynch for about 5 years when Nothing Above My […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 340 The 90’s Time-Life Christmas

Remember way back when we talked about mom’s Christmas records? They all seemed to be sponsored by gas stations and featured the greatest Christmas songs as performed by the greatest artists to do so.  I felt the need to get these songs for our home. Do you think it is a coincidence that this post […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 339 The 90’s Columbia House Roulette

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The 1980’s ended with a series of monumental changes. I changed cars 3 times in a year, I moved out of The Roach Motel and I got married. The 1990’s began with a series of changes the most monumental being having two children! For most of my life, I’ve always had some like Superman’s Fortress Of Solitude or at […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 338 The 90’s Sonic

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In the early 1990’s the Burns’ got a Sega and Sonic The Hedgehog. I debated about whether or not to mention Sonic. In the end, as you see, I did. I love electronic music and have even before the existence of video games.  The soundtrack to Sonic is full of simple repetitive riffs but even so, it is still music […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 337 The 90’s Pure Energy

Posted by | Filed under My Musical Evolution | Nov 23, 2012 | Tags: , | No Comments

It’s worked so far but we’re not out yet. Yes my love of Star Trek was one of the factors behind my purchase of the Information Society. The entire thing is laced with little snippets from Star Trek and it was fun to try to place them all. On top of that, I found that […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 336 The 90’s Scratchy 45 Days Revisited

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I found a whole series of Compact Discs that seemed to be based on my mom’s scratchy 45’s. I think there are 24 or 25 CD’s in this collection. I eventually would get around half ot them. It really helped my to collect those great songs from The Scratchy 45 Days. I thought it was […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 335 New Age No Blue Thing

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Back in the pre-internet days, the only way I could find out if an artist like Ray Lynch had a new album was to go to Musicland and look in the New Age section to see if anything new was there. One day in 1989, there was a new Ray Lynch album. There is a […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 334 The 90’s The Division Bell

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In 1994, Pink Floyd released what appears to be their last studio album. I didn’t run out and buy it right away. I had been focused on New Age music for a few years.  I wouldn’t say exclusively but pretty close. What prompted me to buy The Division Bell was a trip to Vermont. I had […]

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