Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Almost There...


5-12-10 Almost there…


It’s official: My collection is becoming too large for me. I always saw 25,000 titles as a point in the distance, but now…almost there. I won’t even live long enough to play everything I own even once. So – what did I do last weekend? I went on a buying trip to the San Francisco bay area – and bought a ton of used (and new) CD’s!


A CERTAIN RATIO – MIND MADE UP, LTM FR CD their new album

AMON DUUL II – TANZ DER LEMMINGE, SPV DE CD re-mastered, never my favorite

AUDIENCE – s/t, REPERTOIRE DE CD their debut album w/ 3 bonus tracks

BATTISTI, LUCIO – PENSIERI, EMOZIONI, RICORDI IT 2CD collection

BERGENS, SODRA / BALALAIKOR ORCH. – KAMARINSKAYA, X-SOURCE SWE CD A Swedish balalaika orchestra

BIG PIG – BONK, A&M US CD Australia band

BOBS, THE – PLUGGED, ROUNDER US CD acapella group and it was $1.95

BOOM CRASH OPERA – ESSENTIAL, SONY BMG AUS CD collection – good Aussie band

BREANT, FRANCOIS – SONS OPTIQUE, MUSEA FR CD 70’s French prog rock

BRUCE, JACK – HARMONY ROW, POLYDOR UK CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

BUGGLES – ADVENTURES IN MODERN RECORDING, SALVO UK CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

CALE, JOHN – EAT / KISS (MUSIC FOR…ANDY WARHOL), HANNIBAL US CD

CAN – CAN BOX (2CD + BOOK + VHS), SPOON DE 2CD

CARAVAN – CARAVAN & THE NEW SYMPHONIA, DECCA UK CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

CHANDRA, SHEILA – OUT ON MY OWN, NARADA US CD

CHANDRA, SHEILA – THIS SENTENCE IS TRUE, SHAKTI US CD

CLEAR LIGHT – s/t, CCM US CD ’67 debut – Elektra psychedelia

CLUSTER – GROSSES WASSER, CAPT TRIP JPN CD kami sleeve

CLUSTER – s/t, CAPT TRIP JPN CD kami sleeve, their ’71 debut

COMMANDER CODY / LOST PLANET AIRMEN – LOST IN THE OZONE, MCA US CD an old favorite ’72 album

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL – WILLY AND THE POOR BOYS, ANALOGUE US SACD…because it’s an SACD

DARTS – PLATINUM COLLECTION, WARNER UK CD UK 70’s

DEVO – GREATEST MISSES, WARNER US CD

DEVO – TOTAL DEVO, RESTLESS US CD latter day Devo seems interesting, somehow

DIBANGO, MANU – AFRICAN WOODOO, FREMEAUX FR CD really good, already played this one!

EL CHICANO – MILLENNIUM COLLECTION, GEFFEN US CD “Viva Tirado”

FAITHFULL, MARIANNE – BEFORE THE POISON, ANTI US CD

FAMILY – FEARLESS, MYSTIC UK CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

FIXX, THE – PHANTOMS, ONE WAY US CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

FLASH AND THE PAN – s/t, RENAISSANCE US CD “Walking In The Rain”

FORMULA, DAVE – SATELLITE SWEETHEART, WIRE SOUND UK CD with Robert Wyatt and Howard Devoto

FUREY, LEWIS – HUMOURS OF, UNIVERSAL JPN CD kami sleeve, his 2nd album

GARSON, MIKE – CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FAMILY, RESONANCE US CD + DVD Bowie’s former piano player

GILES BROTHERS – 1962 – 1967, VOICEPRINT UK CD pre-King Crimson

GLASS, PHILIP – "HEROES" SYMPHONY, POINT US CD

GRAND FUNK RAILROAD – COLLECTORS SERIES, CAPITOL US CD

HACKETT, STEVE – TIME LAPSE (LIVE), CAROLINE US CD

HARMONICATS / JERRY MURAD – G.H. / CHERRY PINK & APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE, COLLECTABLES US CD 2-on-1

HARPER, ROY – COMMERCIAL BREAKS, SCIENCE FR UK CD ’79, but not released until much later

HICKS, DAN / HOT LICKS – STRIKING IT RICH, MCA US CD

INCREDIBLE STRING BAND – NO RUINOUS FEUD, EDSEL UK CD

INDOCHINE – BIRTHDAY ALBUM (1981 – 1991), ARIOLA CAN CD collection

JEFFERSON AIRPLANE – SWEEPING UP THE SPOTLIGHT, RCA US CD Live, 1969

JETHRO TULL – SPIRAL, FUEL US CD Single

JETHRO TULL – STAND UP, TOSHIBA JPN CD kami sleeve, with the gimmick pop-up

JON & VANGELIS – PRIVATE COLLECTION, POLYDOR DE CD it was $1.95

JONES, TOM – DELILAH, DERAM DE CD it was $1.95

KING CRIMSON – LIZARD, DGM US CD + DVD 40th anniversary edition

KRAUSE, BERNIE / HUMAN REMAINS – GORILLAS IN THE MIX, RYKODISC US CD

KRIEGER, ROBBY – NO HABLA, IRS US CD Guitarist of The Doors

KUNZEL, ERICH / CINCINNATI POPS ORCH. – CHILLER, TELARC US CD

KUNZEL, ERICH / CINCINNATI POPS ORCH. – VERY BEST OF – TOP 20, TELARC US CD

LAMBERT, HENDRICKS & ROSS – EVERYBODY'S BOPPIN', COLUMBIA US CD collection

LASWELL, BILL – DUB CHAMBER 3, ROIR US CD

LASWELL, BILL / NICHOLAS BULLEN – SUBSONIC 2, SUB ROSA BE CD

LASWELL, BILL / STYLE SCOTT – DUB MELTDOWN, WORD SOUND US CD

LAWS, HUBERT – LAWS OF JAZZ, THE / FLUTE BY-LAWS, RHINO US CD 2-on-1

LOVE – FOREVER CHANGES, RHINO US CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

LURIE, EVAN – HOW I SPENT MY VACATION, TZADIK US CD Lounge Lizards

LUXURIA – BEAST BOX, BEGGARS BANQUET US CD promo box, unique booklet

MANZANERA, PHIL / 801 – 801 LIVE @ HULL '77, EXPRESSION UK CD

MATERIAL – SEVEN SOULS, TRILOKA US CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks; w/ William S. Burroughs

McCARTNEY, PAUL – GOOD EVENING NEW YORK CITY, HEAR MUSIC US 2CD + DVD

McCULLOCH, BRUCE – SHAME-BASED MAN, ATLANTIC US CD from Kids in the Hall

McDONALD, IAN – DRIVERS EYES, RENAISSANCE US CD Ex-King Crimson

MEDIUM MEDIUM – HUNGRY SO ANGRY, CHERRY RED UK CD collection

MENTAL AS ANYTHING – MOUTH TO MOUTH, COLUMBIA US CD U.S. version

MILLER, PHIL – IN CAHOOTS – CONSPIRACY THEORIES, MOONJUNE UK CD Canterbury amusement

NATIONAL LAMPOON / V.A. – LIVE – UN-LEASHED, UPROAR US CD comedy

O.S.T. – BANDIT QUEEN, MILAN US CD Nursat Fateh Ali Khan

O.S.T. – DEAD MAN WALKING, COLUMBIA US CD Nursat Fateh Ali Khan

O.S.T. – KYLE XY, MYSPACE US CD We liked the TV show, and this was really inexpensive

OVARY LODGE – s/t, WHAT UK CD Produced by Robert Fripp

PINKARD & BOWDEN – GETTING' STUPID, WSP US CD collection

POKROVSKY, DMITRI / ENSEMBLE – WILD FIELD, REALWORLD US CD

POWER, DUFFY – LEAPERS AND SLEEPERS, RPM UK 2CD w/ Graham Bond Organization

QUATRE GUITARISTES DE L'APOCALYPSO-BAR – FIN DE DIECLE – WORLD TOUR 1998 , ReR US CD w/ Chris Cutler, really good instrumentals

RAINCOATS – ODYSHAPE, DGC US CD w/ Robert Wyatt

RANDOLPH, BOOTS – YAKETY SAX, MONUMENT US CD EZ

RICE, BOYD & FRIENDS – BAPTISM BY FIRE, NER US CD + DVD

ROLLING STONES – DECEMBER'S CHILDREN, ABKCO US SACD

ROLLING STONES – OUT OF OUR HEADS, ABKCO US SACD U.S. vers.

SAWHNEY, NITIN – BEYOND SKIN, OUTCASTE UK CD

SCHUBERT – SYMPHONY IN C MAJOR, RCA RED SEAL US SACD

SHERWOOD, ADRIANBECOMING A CLICHÉ, REALWORLD UK CD

SIBELIUS / PROKOFIEV – CONCERTOS (Heifetz), RCA RED SEAL US SACD

SIMON & GARFUNKEL – BOOKENDS, COLUMBIA US CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

SMART E'S – SESAME'S TREET, BIG BEAT US CD Single

SOFT CELL – NON-STOP ESTATIC DANCING, MERCURY DE CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

SOUND FX – MORNING SONGBIRDS, NATURE CO US CD Bernie Krause

STEPPENWOLF – AT YOUR BIRTHDAY PARTY, MCA US CD

STRANGLERS – BLACK AND WHITE, EMI UK CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

STRANGLERS – RAVEN, EMI UK CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

STREETWALKERS – CHAPMAN / WHITNEY – STREETWALKERS (aka "FIRST CUT"), MYSTIC UK CD

SYN, THE – SYNDESTRUCTIBLE, UMBRELLO UK CD Chris Squire

TAKEMITSU, TORU – FILM MUSIC OF, NONESUCH US CD

TAKEMITSU, TORU – QUATRAIN – A FLOCK DESCENDS…, DEUTSCHE G UK CD

TANGERINE DREAM – DREAM SEQUENCE, VIRGIN UK 2CD collection

TEN YEARS AFTER – CRICKLEWOOD GREEN, EMI UK CD re-mastered, with bonus tracks

THE THE – DUSK, EPIC US CD re-mastered

THE THE – MIND BOMB, EPIC US CD re-mastered

THE THE – SOLITUDE, EPIC US CD

TOWNSHEND, PETE – LET MY LOVE OPEN THE DOOR, ATLANTIC UK CD Single

UZEB – BETWEEN THE LINES, SELECT CAN CD Quebecois fusion instrumentals

V.A. – BEST OF DIXIELAND, VERVE US CD “Presented by Pete Fountain”

V.A. – CHISWICK: FOOL'S GOLD, ACE UK CD Radio Stars etc.

V.A. – CMP-LER 1 (3000 Series), CMP DE CD

V.A. – ISLAND TREASURES, ISLAND US 2CD promo-only

V.A. – KING SOLOMON'S GOLDMINE, REPERTOIRE DE CD

V.A. – ORIGINAL AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL, POLYDOR DE CD ’83 CD of ’63 concert in Germany – people like Memphis Slim, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee etc.

V.A. – REALWORLD: BLISS, REALWORLD US CD

V.A. – REALWORLD: LAMENT, REALWORLD US CD

V.A. – SONORAMA – EP COLLECTION, SONORAMA DE CD

VAPORS – ANTHOLOGY, ONE WAY US CD “Turning Japanese”

VAPOUR TRAILS – s/t, WOUNDED BIRD US CD Andy Dalby

VON ZAMLA (SAMLA MAMMAS MANNA) – ZAMLARANAMMA, RESOURCE SWE CD Lars Hollmer

WAKEMAN, RICK – CRIMINAL RECORD, HIP-O SELECT US CD kami sleeve, ltd. ed. #’d

WILDE FLOWERS (SOFT MACHINE) – WILDE FLOWERS, BLUEPRINT UK CD Robert Wyatt

WRIGHT, GEORGE – HOT PIPES!, BANDA US CD

WRIGHT, GEORGE – RHAPSODY IN BLUE, BANDA US CD

WRIGHT, GEORGE – WRIGHT ON!, BANDA US CD

XTC – ENGLISH SETTLEMENT, TOSHIBA JPN CD kami sleeve

ZAPPA, FRANK – GREASY LOVE SONGS, ZAPPA US CD “Cruisin With Ruben & The Jets” re-master

ZAPPA, FRANK – ONE SHOT DEAL, ZAPPA US CD

ZAPPA, FRANK – PHILLY '76, ZAPPA US 2CD


The vinyl:


FLYING LIZARDS – s/t, VIRGIN CAN LP w/ different cover and (maybe) a different track or two

GONTITI – IN THE GARDEN, EPIC US LP w/ Mute Beat

HARPER, ROY – WORK OF HEART, PUBLIC UK LP ’82

HAYSI FANTAYZEE – SHINY SHINY, REGARD UK 12" W/PS

PANAMA LIMITED JUG BAND – s/t, HARVEST US LP ’69

SEBASTIAN, JOHN – JOHN B. SEBASTIAN, REPRISE UK LP original

SKY, PATRICK – s/t, VANGUARD US LP mono

V.A. – BRITISH MOTOWN CHARTBUSTERS, MOTOWN UK LP ’67

V.A. – GOLDEN HOUR OF COMEDY, GOLDEN HOUR UK LP w/ Spike Milligan etc.

V.A. – ROAR OF THE RED LION, MAINSTREAM US LP EZ promo

WYMAN, BILL – MONKEY GRIP, ROLLING STONES UK LP

ZAPPA, FRANK – JUST ANOTHER BAND FROM L.A., REPRISE DE LP

1 comment:

Andrea said...

Ron! It´s me, Andrea! (Warren Paine´s ex-girlfriend.) I am trying to find you...I hope I am successful! Please get in touch: amrta.gopal.jps@pamho.net.