Posts Tagged ‘Scratchy 45 Days’

My Musical Evolution – Part 55 Scratchy 45 Days

So much happened in that tiny window of time from our nations bicentennial in 1976 to my first day of middle school in Bellows Falls, Vermont in the fall of 1977.  Jaws, Star Wars, Rocky, my dad got remarried, skate boarding took off, Disco was on the rise and the Scratchy 45 Days were over. […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 52 Scratchy 45 Days

King Harvest – Daning In The Moonlight The Hollies – He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother The Hues Corporation – Rock The Boat Mary MacGregor – Torn Between Two Lovers Paul Anka – I Believe There’s Nothing Stronger Than Our Love Elton John – Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me Joni Mitchell – […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 51 Scratchy 45 Days

The Jackson 5 – Never Can Say Goodbye Paul Simon – 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover Rod Stewart – Tonight’s The Night The Caprenters – Yesterday Once More Alice Cooper – I Never Cry Another instance where things seems so odd to me. In the mid to late 80’s I became more familiar with […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 50 Scratchy 45 Days

Elton John – Crocodile Rock Seals & Crofts – Get Closer Gordon Lightfoot – Sundown Cher – Dark Lady I remember watching this video way back in the day. Cliff Richard – Devil Woman. This always seemed to go along with Dark Lady David Soul – Don’t Give Up On Us Leo Sayer – When […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 48 Scratchy 45 Days

Eric Carmen – All By Myself Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods – Billy Don’t Be A Hero you probably know the song even if you don’t remember Bo Donaldson. Harry Nilsson – Without You Helen Reddy – I Am Woman David Geddes – Last Game Of The Season (A Blind Man In The Bleachers) I […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 47 Scratchy 45 Days

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – December, 1963 (Oh What A Night) Carly Simon – That’s The Way I always Heard It should Be Chicago – Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is The Association – Windy The Jackson 5 – I’ll Be There Looking at Michael Jackson in this video gives me […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 46 Scratchy 45 Days

Steely Dan – Rikki Don’t Lose That Number In the years after I began to collect Compact Discs, I would often try to acquire all thsese great songs from The Scratchy 45 Days and I would become an even bigger fan of these artists. Steely Dan is one of those where I liked the songs in […]

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 […]

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