Posts Tagged ‘Kiss Age’

My Musical Evolution – Part 84 BFMS The Door Closes On The KISS Age

Posted by | Filed under My Musical Evolution | Jun 11, 2012 | Tags: , , | No Comments

Was I getting more sophisticated in my middle school age?  A year or two ago, I came to Vermont armed with a stack of KISS records. now with each passing day, KISS became a smaller and smaller piece of my life.  The KISS solo albums came out and Ace, being my favorite member of KISS, […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 69 The KISS Age

Posted by | Filed under My Musical Evolution | May 6, 2012 | Tags: , | No Comments

Alive II was released and found its way into my collection of albums which still was comprised of mostly KISS albums. Alive II brought a temporary renewed interest in KISS. It was cool to hear the live translations of some of my favorite songs from the previous three studio albums.  Side four was a few […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 68 The KISS Age

Posted by | Filed under My Musical Evolution | Apr 30, 2012 | Tags: , | No Comments

The KISS age was beginning to wind down. Out in the country, I didn’t have access to all those magazines and record stores that fuelled my KISS addiction. The guys in school didn’t seem all that interested in KISS. More importantly, the girls I was interested in certainly weren’t interested in KISS.  If I was going […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 67 KISS Meets The Phantom

Posted by | Filed under My Musical Evolution | Apr 30, 2012 | Tags: , | No Comments

As I started 7th grade, it seemed that music took a temprary back seat. There was so many new things going on. I was in a new school hundreds of miles from home. In 7th grade it was the first time that I changed classrooms for every class. It was the first year without recess. […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 65 The KISS Age

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I’m not sure when it was that I decided to abandon the notion of going to Franklin Junior High and instead attend Bellows Falls Middle School. Here are a couple of things that of which i’m certain. My Aunt, Uncle and 2 cousins lived in Vermont. When I was very young, somewhere in the 4 […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 61 The KISS Age

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All through 6th grade, KISS was a large part of the conversation. We would even figure out ways to insert KISS into our assignments in class. KISS make up was being drawn on everything from blackboards to notebooks.   At that time, I never knew when a new album was going to be in stores. I’d […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 58 The KISS Age Meets Elementary School & The Devil

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My school mates and I all seemed to share this fascination with KISS. It would manifest itself in a bunch of unpredictable ways. A guy named Ricky would collect a handful of ketchup packets [maybe it was catsup in the public school system] from the school lunch. As we walked home from school, he would empty […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 57 The KISS Age Meets Paul Lynde

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It is hard to describe the KISS explosion of 1976. KISS had been a band for a little over three years at that point so it while I’m sure it didn’t feel like an overnight sensation to the band, it sure seemed like that from my perspective.  I’ve given this some considerable thought and I […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 53 The KISS Age

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KISS was more than just a little smart when it came to cashing in on their fame.  They knew that people were joining the KISS Army all over the place. Sales of Alive! and Destroyer were on the rise. They enticed people to buy their first three albums by bundling them together and throwing in […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 49 The KISS Age

Posted by | Filed under My Musical Evolution | Mar 4, 2012 | Tags: , | No Comments

So there we were at J.C. Penney at the mall back in thoase days they sold records. Yep, downstairs right next to the escalator was a section of albums which eventually grew to include some TV’s and the new Pong Video Game.  My goal used to be to get the pong ball stuck between the […]

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