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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #90 on: April 15, 2011, 09:56:31 AM »
Wow, nice haul is surely an understatement. The listed LPs alone make it a great find and I'm sure there is a lot more good stuff in the other 2/3s that you didn't itemize. Way to go! :thumb:

Did you grab these at a local store or was this an online find?


I bought them from a couple of sellers on eBay that I have come to trust.  They usually give me a heads up if they are listing classical or jazz that might be of interest to me.  It's hard for me to find the time to drive to record stores.  There are several good ones in the Hartford area, but I only hit them once or twice a year.  I wish I could get out there more often.

--Jerome


It's nice to have a relationship with guys like that.

Just remember you have to drive to a store tomorrow. It's National Record Store Day!  :D
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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #91 on: April 15, 2011, 11:46:54 AM »
It's nice to have a relationship with guys like that.

It really is, especially when you consider how most dealers list records on eBay.  I'm used to reading BS like "this record is absolutely pristine and near mint except for the 1" scratch on side 2 that makes an audible pop for about a minute.  I also like sellers who use their own grading scales instead of Goldmine.  You know, the scale that says records that are really VG get listed as VG+, and VG+ get listed as VG++ (or EX) and VG++ as NM, and NM...well, those are the records that they try to reseal and sell as new old stock.

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Just remember you have to drive to a store tomorrow. It's National Record Store Day!  :D

I only wish I could.  Tomorrow also happens to be the "Jerome Gets to Spend His Weekend Working" celebration.  Fortunately I will be working from home, but I will be chained to the desk in my home office all weekend.  :(

On the bright side, I get to listen to music while I work.  8)

--Jerome

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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #92 on: April 15, 2011, 03:11:57 PM »

I only wish I could.  Tomorrow also happens to be the "Jerome Gets to Spend His Weekend Working" celebration.  Fortunately I will be working from home, but I will be chained to the desk in my home office all weekend.  :(

On the bright side, I get to listen to music while I work.  8)

--Jerome


Well I guess I am just going to have to buy twice as much to make up for you.   :D

Hey don't mention it, what are friends for?  :thumb:
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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #93 on: April 16, 2011, 08:00:42 AM »
I's was just nuts at The Crack House so I didn't stay long

New Vinyl
1. Pretty Things ~ Parachute
2. Nirvana ~ Nevermind
3. December's Children
4. Muddy Waters ~ Electric Mud
5. Here Comes Shuggie Otis
6. Alice Cooper ~ Easy Action
7. Alice Cooper ~ Pretties For You
8. The Lollipop Shoppe
9. The Red Crayola ~ The Parable of Arable Land

The Lone $1 Album
10. Sandy Nelson ~ Let There Be Drums

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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #94 on: April 16, 2011, 10:53:29 AM »
Thanks Bill, at least one of us is holding up our moral obligation to support National Record Store Day!  :thumb:

I had a whole trip laid out making a loop trough all of the local record stores and then my wife's home health aid didn't show up. She told us last week that she was going to be in the West Indies this weekend for her son's wedding and evidently forgot to tell the agency so they never assigned a replacement... or so they say. But regardless of why, I am now stuck at home all day on nursing duty. 

The best laid plans of mice and men..........](*,)
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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #95 on: April 16, 2011, 02:11:49 PM »
Thanks Bill, at least one of us is holding up our moral obligation to support National Record Store Day!  :thumb:

I had a whole trip laid out making a loop trough all of the local record stores and then my wife's home health aid didn't show up. She told us last week that she was going to be in the West Indies this weekend for her son's wedding and evidently forgot to tell the agency so they never assigned a replacement... or so they say. But regardless of why, I am now stuck at home all day on nursing duty. 

The best laid plans of mice and men..........](*,)

You are a very good soldier my friend that comes with it's own rewards........Bill

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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #96 on: April 16, 2011, 03:25:00 PM »
Thanks Bill, at least one of us is holding up our moral obligation to support National Record Store Day!  :thumb:

I had a whole trip laid out making a loop trough all of the local record stores and then my wife's home health aid didn't show up. She told us last week that she was going to be in the West Indies this weekend for her son's wedding and evidently forgot to tell the agency so they never assigned a replacement... or so they say. But regardless of why, I am now stuck at home all day on nursing duty. 

The best laid plans of mice and men..........](*,)

You are a very good soldier my friend that comes with it's own rewards........Bill

Hey, one day at a time. You just do what you have to do.

Maybe I'll just have to make up for my lack of mobility today by doing some online shopping tonight.  (Any excuse is better than none.  8-[ )
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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #97 on: April 16, 2011, 04:12:47 PM »
Tmazz my wife went into New York City this evening soooooooooooo
I'll went to another record shop because it's raining and I'm bored

1. 10cc ~ Deceptive Bends
2. 10cc ~ How Dare You
3. 10cc ~10 Out Of Ten
4. Tommy James ~ Three Times In Love
5. B.T.O. ~ Street Action
6. Steely Dan ~ Can't Buy A Trill   (Black Label)
7. Abba ~ The Singles The First Ten Years

I was talking to DaveyW in the UK on Skype and he suggested the 10cc

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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #98 on: April 16, 2011, 04:50:03 PM »
Tmazz my wife went into New York City this evening soooooooooooo
I'll went to another record shop because it's raining and I'm bored


Makes perfect sense to me.  8)
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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #99 on: April 16, 2011, 05:31:59 PM »
All that 10cc reminded me of...............
"...if you want to enjoy your gear, don't listen to anything that might be better."

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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #100 on: April 16, 2011, 06:10:29 PM »
You need to go back and look for "The Original Soundtrack", it has 'I'm Not In Love', their biggest hit.

Tmazz my wife went into New York City this evening soooooooooooo
I'll went to another record shop because it's raining and I'm bored

1. 10cc ~ Deceptive Bends
2. 10cc ~ How Dare You
3. 10cc ~10 Out Of Ten
4. Tommy James ~ Three Times In Love
5. B.T.O. ~ Street Action
6. Steely Dan ~ Can't Buy A Trill   (Black Label)
7. Abba ~ The Singles The First Ten Years

I was talking to DaveyW in the UK on Skype and he suggested the 10cc

"...if you want to enjoy your gear, don't listen to anything that might be better."

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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #101 on: April 17, 2011, 10:41:59 AM »
You need to go back and look for "The Original Soundtrack", it has 'I'm Not In Love', their biggest hit.

If you can put up with a CD, Better records has a great deal on copies of the gold CD of "The Original Soundtrack".

This CD was never released because of licensing issues. But before they ran into problems DCC started pressing the discs and Better Records got their hands on whatever stock they produced before the release was canceled.  Nice deal at only $19.99 for a DCC Gold CD (just the CD, no booklets or other artwork was ever printed.)

http://www.dccblowout.com/product.aspx?pf_id=71083
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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #102 on: April 17, 2011, 10:54:56 AM »
I didn't hit a gold strike like Jerome, but I had a rather good day  at the Crack House today. Kind of light on LPs, but I did come way with 29 CDs.

Heres a sampling of what I found:

Solti Chicago Showcase / London ffss LP
Beethoven Bicentennial Collection - Symphonies & Overtures Part One/DG 5 LP Set

All the rest were CDs:

Dvorak String Quartets 12 & 13/ Kocian Qaurtet/ Denon
Cesar Frank - Quintette for Piano & Strings/Quatour Athenaeum-Enesco String Quartet/ Pierre Vernay
Rouse - Symphony No.1/Baltimore SO/Eleektra/Nonesuch
Theodor Kirchner - Works for Piano/Trefor Smith - Piano/ Koch
Africa; The Piano Music of William Grant Still/Denver Oldham - Piano/ Koch
Frank - Complete Works for Organ, Vol. 1/ Anthony Newman, Piano/ Newport Classics
Ives - Symphing No. 1/ London SO/ Chandos
Joni Mitchell - Hits/ Reprise HDCD
Joni Mitchell - Both Sdes Now/ Reprise HDCD
Animal House - Original Soundtrack/MCA

More listings to come.......


OK, here are some more of the CDs from last weeks Crack House Run:

Mahler, Symphony No. 5/ Zander- Philharmonia Orchestra/Telarc
Liz Story/Speechless/RCA
Harry Connick Jr./Columbia
Branford Marsalis Quartet/Crazy People Music/Columbia
Russell Malone/Sweet Georgia Peach/Impulse
Danilo Perez/Central Avenue/Impulse
Archie Shepp/Live in San Fransisco/Impulse
David Sanborn/Closeup/Reprise

And six discs from Time-Life:
One from the AM Gold series called "Mellow Hits of the 70s"
And five discs from the Guitar Rock series:
     1966-1967
     The Early 70s
     The Mid 70s, Take Two
     The Late 70s
     The Late 70s, Take Two
Remember, it's all about the music........

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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #103 on: April 17, 2011, 12:50:35 PM »
I didn't hit a gold strike like Jerome, but I had a rather good day  at the Crack House today. Kind of light on LPs, but I did come way with 29 CDs.

Heres a sampling of what I found:

Solti Chicago Showcase / London ffss LP
Beethoven Bicentennial Collection - Symphonies & Overtures Part One/DG 5 LP Set

All the rest were CDs:

Dvorak String Quartets 12 & 13/ Kocian Qaurtet/ Denon
Cesar Frank - Quintette for Piano & Strings/Quatour Athenaeum-Enesco String Quartet/ Pierre Vernay
Rouse - Symphony No.1/Baltimore SO/Eleektra/Nonesuch
Theodor Kirchner - Works for Piano/Trefor Smith - Piano/ Koch
Africa; The Piano Music of William Grant Still/Denver Oldham - Piano/ Koch
Frank - Complete Works for Organ, Vol. 1/ Anthony Newman, Piano/ Newport Classics
Ives - Symphing No. 1/ London SO/ Chandos
Joni Mitchell - Hits/ Reprise HDCD
Joni Mitchell - Both Sdes Now/ Reprise HDCD
Animal House - Original Soundtrack/MCA

More listings to come.......


OK, here are some more of the CDs from last weeks Crack House Run:

Mahler, Symphony No. 5/ Zander- Philharmonia Orchestra/Telarc
Liz Story/Speechless/RCA
Harry Connick Jr./Columbia
Branford Marsalis Quartet/Crazy People Music/Columbia
Russell Malone/Sweet Georgia Peach/Impulse
Danilo Perez/Central Avenue/Impulse
Archie Shepp/Live in San Fransisco/Impulse
David Sanborn/Closeup/Reprise

And six discs from Time-Life:
One from the AM Gold series called "Mellow Hits of the 70s"
And five discs from the Guitar Rock series:
     1966-1967
     The Early 70s
     The Mid 70s, Take Two
     The Late 70s
     The Late 70s, Take Two


Tom,
Please take me with you to the "House" next time! I need a fix... BTW, on your recommendation, I picked up the Shelby Lynne, Just a Little Lovin LP... and picked up The Concert Sinatra LP on MoFi... just had to... a Nervosa fer sure...

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Re: An Afternoon At The Crack House
« Reply #104 on: April 17, 2011, 12:59:58 PM »
So I drove up to a record store today, a different crack house, thinking I could score some deals because yesterday's national record day was a bit of a washout due to torrential downpours here in Pennsylvania. But that was not to be. Eleazar and his wife met me, and when we saw the prices of things I just thought I'd grab two or three items and call it a day. Instead I walked out over $200 poorer, but I think I got some good items, certainly a few things I've been looking for to wit:

Miles Davis-the Man with a Horn
- Miles Davis and the lighthouse All-Stars
-blue haze
- Walkin
-steamin'
-relaxin'
-and horns
Shirley Scott-soul-searching
-Shirley's sounds
- girl talk
John Coletrane-lush life
- traneing in
- coltrane's sound, 180g
Thelonius Monk-with John Coltrane
- its monks time, 180g
-plays Duke Ellington
Maher Vishnu Orchestra-Apocalypse
Sonny Rollins-on impulse
Ella Fitzgerald-like someone in love
-the Duke Ellington songbook volume 2
Al Di Meola-land of the midnight Sun
Chet Baker-sings and plays Billie holiday 1965
Jazz at the Philharmonic-at the Montreux Jazz Festival 1975
the Charlie Parker story-number 2
Montreux Summit-v1

I'm sure Bill will be along to post his prize.
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