StormP

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  1. Great Finds

    I saw this for sale: 18 LPs by The Three Suns, only $1.00 each. Vow, I bought them sight unseen. What a deal, I thought. My favorite piano player Gene Harris, how could I go wrong. I got the LPs home, read a few back sides. What? No mention of Gene Harris. What are those strange names on the records? So I dug out my old Down Beat review books looking for Three Suns. No there, but wait, here's The Three Sounds AND Gene Harris on piano. I get cold, my heart starts to flutter, I reach for the Bourbon and decide to play one of the Three Suns Lps. WAIT! WAIT! My wife likes them, she does some research and tells me I've got most of the Three Sun's RCA LPs. She says that I got a real find. OK - I reach for another B.
  2. TONY PASTOR - "T" YOU'RE ADORABLE. I only listen to the first track: - DANCE WITH A DOLLY WITH A HOLE IN HER STOCKING - I've listened to that track for the tenth time. What a masterpiece of a tune. A real work of art. I'll play it on more.
  3. Any BAJA MARIMBA BAND LP I can lay my hands on. Right now it's HEADS UP! Long Live BAJA MARIMBA BAND. OLE!
  4. What is the best way to clean LPs?

    Oh Boy, I just came across this ranting by ME from almost 2 years ago. Time haven't changed much EXCEPT I found out what INANIMATE means. It means: "Not endowed with life or spirits." No wonder the Zerostat didn't work. Here I've been waisting my time trying to neutralize the whiskey effect. Oh well, time marches on!! By the way, I still play Artie Shaw records, but I make sure there's no whiskey effect. That way I enjoy Shaw more. Too good for a smilie! Laugh of the day!!!!! MG Thanks a lot, Magnificent Just for you I will hoist a Penderyn Single Malt Welsh Whisky cheers. ZEROSTAT, no, I've packed it away, doesn't do much to my system anyway. I am going back to my ROOTS, no more SUN RA listening! Since this is CRAZY OTTO INTERNATIONAL WEEK, I will play CRAZY OTTO LPs all week. Check 'What LP are you listening to' for further details. StormP
  5. What is the best way to clean LPs?

    Oh Boy, I just came across this ranting by ME from almost 2 years ago. Time haven't changed much EXCEPT I found out what INANIMATE means. It means: "Not endowed with life or spirits." No wonder the Zerostat didn't work. Here I've been waisting my time trying to neutralize the whiskey effect. Oh well, time marches on!! By the way, I still play Artie Shaw records, but I make sure there's no whiskey effect. That way I enjoy Shaw more.
  6. is it possible to repair scratches in vinyl?

    Re: A.L. his CEDAR and "Why is the sky blue?". I was looking out the window trying to figure this out, and suddenly it came to me, out of a clear blue sky: CLICK REPAIR (Just GOOGLE it to find out more). This is the most amazing software to digitize vinyl. (Free for 21 days, $35-- to buy. Works on both MAC and PC. It's written in Java.) I have used it for about a month. I have been able to remove all the clicks from vinyls automatically without the laboring process of wave repair. The software does it for you (wave repair). No need to spend $$$$$ when this tool does the job. Anybody use it? Comments please.
  7. Red Richards (from Saints & Sinners) and Friends - In A Mellow Tone - WEST 54 LP
  8. is it possible to repair scratches in vinyl?

    I know this doesn't address the subject of scratches but the info is interesting: Shock-Waves--the Major Cause of Record Wear The major cause of record wear/damage is "shock-wave fracturing" . A pressure wave is produced by the phono stylus (needle) as it passes through the record groove. Rapidly moving pressure waves radiate from the two areas of stylus contact on the groove wall. These pressure waves travel ahead of the stylus as it moves along the groove in the same way as a bow wave moves ahead of a boat. When the pressure wave encounters a microcrack, flaws in the vinyl, or other surface imperfections, the energy builds up, forming a shock wave that can exceed the cohesive forces holding the surface together. When this happens, cracks occur in the vinyl and fragments can be blown off the groove wall. This kind of damage can occur on the very first play, and will increase exponentially as a function of both the number of plays and stylus loading. For more info check this site: http://www.lastfactory.com/record_wear.html Hip Hip Hooray for Pete Barbuti, the best cornbroom player in the world. Now tell me this: "How do you tune a cornbroom?"
  9. Scratches

    How dare you slur my favorite piano, vibraphone, cornbroom and penis player: Pete Barbuti. Barbuti is the only musician I have ever heard play "Tenderly" on the cornbroom, and he improvised too. And he could play "Holiday for Strings" with his nose and his "p". A fabulous musician. Now you answer this: Why is the sky blue?
  10. verve downsized

    PIMMS ?? When I hung around the French Quarter in New Orleans the only pimm's I could find was at the Napoleon House bar. It was Pimm's No 1 =====> <====
  11. OK - another Swedensk LP: Barney Kessel Just Friends - Sonet 685
  12. Dizzy Gillespie with Sonny Stitt The Bop Session on Sonet 692 (it's a Swedensk LP)
  13. I'm spinning this just for you, Chuck Nessa. Enjoy!
  14. AND NOW - GET READY FOR MORE ......... Red Rodney with The Danish Jazz Army on Storyville LP Am I the Danish Jass Army ???? Maybe!
  15. OK - Get ready for this..... Rob McConnell ----> The Boss Brass ATRAS DA PORTA on Impulse LP Audiophile Virgin Vinyl Rob drinks Ballantine Scotch.