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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby Diamond Dog » 13 Apr 2015, 20:09

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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby PENK » 13 Apr 2015, 20:09

GoogaMooga wrote:Thrift find of the day:

Roachford - Permanent Shade of Blue (epic, 1994)

Wow! Incredible stuff, nine tracks in, and it is all jaw-droppingly good. Highlight: "Emergency".

Right up there with your John Legend, Raphael Saadiq, D'Angelo, etc.


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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby Ranking Ted » 13 Apr 2015, 20:10

PENK wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:Thrift find of the day:

Roachford - Permanent Shade of Blue (epic, 1994)

Wow! Incredible stuff, nine tracks in, and it is all jaw-droppingly good. Highlight: "Emergency".

Right up there with your John Legend, Raphael Saadiq, D'Angelo, etc.


:lol:

And after that brief burst of sobriety...

Where is PB these days anyway?

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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby yomptepi » 13 Apr 2015, 20:14

Ted Maul wrote:Where is PB these days anyway?


I think we now know exactly where he is...

Denmark!
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby Moleskin » 13 Apr 2015, 21:22

yomptepi wrote:
Ted Maul wrote:Where is PB these days anyway?


I think we now know exactly where he is...

Denmark!


Selling his old Roachford CDs? He has taken it badly.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby GoogaMooga » 18 Apr 2015, 13:04

WAR IS OVER (IF YOU WANT IT)

Friends! Foes! I come in peace... I simply have to share this record bargain haul of mine today, 41 items for £17 (incl. £2 admission to the elementary school flea market); I make that 42 pence per item, a record bargain. So, have at it if you must, but here goes:

DVD:

the mamas & the papas - california dreamin'
the mirror crack'd
the towering inferno
murder on the orient express (sealed)
year of the dragon

CD:

abba - the complete studio recordings (incl. rarities disc)
eagles - hotel california (digisleeve)
don henley - i can't stand still
mozart - symphonies nos. 38 "prague" & 39 (emi classics)
james last - moon river... und andere grossen filmmelodien
bartók - concerto for orchestra/dance suite/two portraits op.5/mikrokosmos (sealed, mercury living presence 35 mm)
the very best of fleetwood mac (2 cd)
the best of chris rea
john mclaughlin, al di meola, paco de lucia - passion, grace & fire
sailor - greatest hits
gipsy kings - compas
ray dee oh - radiofoni
alberte - alle verdens hjørner
alberte winding/benjamin koppel - s/t
depeche mode - construction time again
george michael - faith
randy crawford - sweet combination
josé feliciano - i'm never gonna change
billy ocean - greatest hits
johnny cash at san quentin (american milestones)
the astrud gilberto album (the silver collection) (verve)
anne dorte michelsen - den ordløse time
ramones mania
alberte - svenske spor
chris rea - auberge
chris rea - the road to hell
shakatak - city rhythm

8-)
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby Ranking Ted » 18 Apr 2015, 13:21

Will you honestly listen to all that, Googa? The Shakatak, Sailor, 3 Chris Rea, Ray Dee Oh, Alberte albums, all the way through? Serious question. Do you ever listen to things more than once?

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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby GoogaMooga » 18 Apr 2015, 13:29

Ted Maul wrote:Will you honestly listen to all that, Googa? The Shakatak, Sailor, 3 Chris Rea, Ray Dee Oh, Alberte albums, all the way through? Serious question. Do you ever listen to things more than once?


You know there's bona fide quality on the list, as for the lesser items, sure, I love variety, especially at 24 pence. If I ever run out of space, I can cull and trade in at 50 pence per disc. Sailor, okay, just for a laugh. Chris Rea, underrated, a bit Dire Straits-like, but cooler, with a keen sense of melody. The Danish stuff you can't really comment on, without having heard it.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby Hepcat » 18 Apr 2015, 14:58

Two or three years ago an American member posted that he had decided to stop spending two or three hors a night downloading music to which he would never listen. I was aghast. I could not understand why he was doing such a thing anyway.

All my LPs and CDs receive multiple plays, even just to confirm that I don't get them/still don't like them.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby GoogaMooga » 18 Apr 2015, 15:10

Hepcat wrote:Two or three years ago an American member posted that he had decided to stop spending two or three hors a night downloading music to which he would never listen. I was aghast. I could not understand why he was doing such a thing anyway.

All my LPs and CDs receive multiple plays, even just to confirm that I don't get them/still don't like them.


some are growers of course, and some are just pleasant background music. I tend to ration the best stuff, so it doesn't get stale. At any rate, it takes me years to cycle through the whole collection.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby TG » 18 Apr 2015, 15:51

GoogaMooga wrote:WAR IS OVER (IF YOU WANT IT)

Friends! Foes! I come in peace... I simply have to share this record bargain haul of mine today, 41 items for £17 (incl. £2 admission to the elementary school flea market); I make that 24 pence per item, a record bargain. So, have at it if you must, but here goes:

DVD:

the mamas & the papas - california dreamin'
the mirror crack'd
the towering inferno
murder on the orient express (sealed)
year of the dragon

CD:

abba - the complete studio recordings (incl. rarities disc)
eagles - hotel california (digisleeve)
don henley - i can't stand still
mozart - symphonies nos. 38 "prague" & 39 (emi classics)
james last - moon river... und andere grossen filmmelodien
bartók - concerto for orchestra/dance suite/two portraits op.5/mikrokosmos (sealed, mercury living presence 35 mm)
the very best of fleetwood mac (2 cd)
the best of chris rea
john mclaughlin, al di meola, paco de lucia - passion, grace & fire
sailor - greatest hits
gipsy kings - compas
ray dee oh - radiofoni
alberte - alle verdens hjørner
alberte winding/benjamin koppel - s/t
depeche mode - construction time again
george michael - faith
randy crawford - sweet combination
josé feliciano - i'm never gonna change
billy ocean - greatest hits
johnny cash at san quentin (american milestones)
the astrud gilberto album (the silver collection) (verve)
anne dorte michelsen - den ordløse time
ramones mania
alberte - svenske spor
chris rea - auberge
chris rea - the road to hell
shakatak - city rhythm

8-)


I'd have left all of that behind except the J Cash & the Ramones.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby GoogaMooga » 18 Apr 2015, 15:54

TG wrote:I'd have left all of that behind except the J Cash & the Ramones.


How large is your cd collection, roughly? You are missing out on some good pop.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby Minnie Cheddars » 18 Apr 2015, 15:58

GoogaMooga wrote:
TG wrote:I'd have left all of that behind except the J Cash & the Ramones.


How large is your cd collection, roughly? You are missing out on some good pop.


You're about a vowel short there, googa! ;)
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby GoogaMooga » 18 Apr 2015, 15:58

Minnie the Minx wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:
TG wrote:I'd have left all of that behind except the J Cash & the Ramones.


How large is your cd collection, roughly? You are missing out on some good pop.


You're about a vowel short there, googa! ;)


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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby TG » 18 Apr 2015, 16:08

GoogaMooga wrote:
TG wrote:I'd have left all of that behind except the J Cash & the Ramones.


How large is your cd collection, roughly? You are missing out on some good pop.


CD collection is several thousand. Many more LPs, 45s and 78s. I'm much more about quality than quantity. I leave tons of stuff behind on my many thrift store runs. I refuse to spend very much time listening to things that might be good. There is so much great music that I'm missing that I can't spend a load of time with the merely good.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby GoogaMooga » 18 Apr 2015, 16:12

So quantitatively, we are about the same, then. I've said it before, my shopping is three-tiered, thrift/flea - accord - amazon. I can't expect to find much Cash or Ramones stuff for 24 pence. But I can still get hours of enjoyment. Variety is of the utmost importance to me.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby SWIMMING POOL HARRINGTON » 18 Apr 2015, 16:12

GM has no passion for music. He is an obsessive, perhaps addictive collector of compact discs.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby GoogaMooga » 18 Apr 2015, 16:12

Also, you are in LA, bound to find more great stuff cheap.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby GoogaMooga » 18 Apr 2015, 16:14

John, it takes some degree of passion to put in as many hours as I do. I'd say I am half passion, half obsessive.
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Re: Thrift shop scores

Postby TG » 18 Apr 2015, 16:14

Andrews Sisters conundrum wrote:GM has no passion for music. He is an obsessive, perhaps addictive collector of compact discs.


He has a different passion for music than you or I. And there are worse things to collect than CDs, I suppose.
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