Posts Tagged ‘The 5th Dimension’

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 28 Scratchy 45 Days

When I was living in Vermont, we used to substitute “Saxtons River” for “West Virginia” it just seemed natural. Great song as were many of John Denver’s songs. John Denver – Country Roads The Righteous Brothers – Rock And Roll Heaven The 5th Dimension – One Less Bell To Answer Olivia Newton-John – If Not […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 26 Scratchy 45 Days

Mom really could pick them. Olivia Newton-John – Please, Mr. Please Paul McCartney & Wings – Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey Steely Dan – Do It Again The Carpenters – Hurting Each Other It is hard to listen to Karen Carpenter without thinking about how insidious anorexia is. So sad. The Partridge Family – I’ll […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 23 Scratchy 45 Days

We didn’t like all of mom’s records. There were a few that didn’t make the roation when we were playing DJ.  You are probably not surprised that I can’t remember what they were. The memory is a strange thing.  I might be jumping ahead here but in late 1985 or maybe early 1986, I bought […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 21 No Country For THIS Old Man

Mom had this album in her collection. To this day, I have never heard it. I can’t even say if it was hers or left by Dad or something else. I remember the cover vividly.  In fact, to get this image I went to Bing image search and typed in Frankie Laine Hell Bent For […]

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