Updates Fall 2018

Updates Fall 2018

Moved the site to a new host [again!], so did some cleaning of old posts, fixed links, moved the Goodstone Christmas site here, and consolidated some various other things. Also added some new Spotify album links on relevant posts. Hopefully adding some new content soon……jim

30 Years On: Upstairs At Erics

30 Years On: Upstairs At Erics

Yazoo: Upstairs at Eric’s Yes, it came out in 1982, but I did not get it until December of that year…. I read about this album in a magazine [Rolling Stone maybe?] and was intrigued. Tracked down a copy at some record store, had a white ‘Yaz’ sticker on it, and it was covering the ‘Yazoo’ name [due to a band of the same name in America, they went as ‘Yaz’ here] so I have a US Sire Records pressing…

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30 Years On: The Police

30 Years On: The Police

The Police: Synchronicity I know, it has been played to death, but every once in a while ‘Every Breath You Take” comes on the radio, and I actually listen to it, and realize this was one great album. This is one of those LPs that you can play from start to end every time [bypassing ‘Mother’, never could get into that song]. This really was the pinnacle of the Police, and still bummed they did not do one more LP,…

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Christmas Time

Christmas Time

Roger WIlliams – Christmas Time A great album from 1959 with piano and orchestra. The arrangements are more than just elevator music, and Roger’s piano playing is excellent as always. Check out comments 🙂    

John McCarthy Chorale SingAlong

John McCarthy Chorale SingAlong

From the Sing-Along category, the John McCarthy Chorale gives us a selection of Christmas favorites. No Mitch Miller-type singing here, this is tasteful chorus with nice accompaniments, a little different from other chorus records. This was released by the RCA Music Club, and may have been released commercially too, not sure. Another incarnation is called ‘The Greatest Songs of Christmas’ with the wreath cover, but is the same music. [check comments for links]