Posts Tagged ‘Space Mountain’

My Musical Evolution – Part 156 Space Mountain The End Of An Era

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My last night on Space Mountain was  extraordinarily busy in the bar. The place was packed. The Movie Midnight Express was on the small screen and everybody had gotten into it. I was in a hurry to get our party started. All summer long I had gotten into the habit of creating an experimental drink […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 155 Space Mountain Always Something There To Remind Me

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Late in the summer, Adam and I made our last hitch hiking trip to Burlington. It seemed that everywhere we went, Madness Our House was being played as well as Naked Eyes Always Something There To Remind Me. When we got back, we spent the night in his room in Snafu Hollow. His radio was […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 154 Space Mountain On That Radio In The Kitchen

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Although living on top of Mount Equinox was amazing good fun and staggeringly beautiful, we were more or less cut off from civilization. As a result, there wasn’t much in the way of new music being added to my collection. At this point I had 2 cassette carrying cases that held 24 cassettes each and […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 153 Space Mountain When Mozart Was My Age He Had Been Dead for Two Years

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Tom Lehrer’s That Was The Year That Was is a good example of why I wish I would have spent more time in researching and organizing before I started this project in January. I almost completely forgot about this record.  I was just kind of reflecting on Space Mountain and suddenly it popped into my […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 152 Space Mountain MTV

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I got my first glimpse of MTV in the summer of 1983. It had been on the air and running since August 1st of 1981 so it was almost 2 years old already. As you know during my entire time in Vermont TV basically did not exist.  Nobody I knew had access to MTV. I […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 151 Space Mountain There Be Whales Here

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You know guys know how to party when they break out the Songs Of The Humpack Whale album. It has been discussed in earlier posts that I have a certain fascination with Sound Effects. I had collected a couple albums that I may or may not have mentioned. If I didn’t, it was merely due […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 150 Space Mountain Time For Me To Fly

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I had seen this album cover for years even before I knew who REO Speedwagon was. It always seemed to be there. I would look at it and it would make me wonder. It was such an odd thing to put on an album cover. OK maybe not as odd as a topless pre-teen girl holding a […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 149 Space Mountain Settle Down My Boy

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Cargo by Men At Work came out in May of 1983 even as we were still enjoying Business As Usual. Like the album A Flock Of Seagulls, Cargo really belongs in 2 different eras. It starts in Space Mountain but continues into College Intermission.  So what I’ll most likely do is treat it in a […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 148 Space Mountain Pieces Of Machinery, Mineshafts, Things Like That

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This wasn’t the first time that I heard of David Bowie. Mom had Fame back in the Scratchy 45 Days but that was about all I knew of David Bowie. Those magazines I was checking out back in the KISS  Age  would often mention David Bowie who, like KISS, would wear stylized make-up in his […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 147 Space Mountain The Same Flock Of Seagulls

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It is tough to leave the Academy Days. It was such an important part of my life. I’m not talking about in the Glory Days sense, but rather that I recognize how important that step was to me. I’ll also truly appreciate what going to school in Vermont allowed me to do at that age. […]

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