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  1. #1

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    West Des Moines, IA

    Lightbulb Hittin' the record store!

    Today I made my first visit to the used record store here. One of my co-workers just recently discovered it, although it has been open for about three years I guess. I hit the budget area heavily, but I did buy a couple of new LPs too. I wound up dropping about $100 but seriously upgraded my vinyl library, adding about 40 albums. Only bad thing was that while I was inside, a meter maid gave me a ticket for expired tags. Oops! Luckily I didn't get hit for an expired parking meter too. I thought two hours would be plenty of time, but I was in there for about 2:15! It sure didn't seem that long. ;) Here's the list. Now don't make too much fun of me, I had to add in a few to get the 8 for $8 deal! ;)

    The Alan Parsons Project - Eve
    Believe in Music/ VA (Clapton, Ojays, Five Man Electrical Band)
    Peter Frampton - I'm In You
    another VA disc with Clapton, McCartney/Lennon, etc
    Crosby, Stills, & Nash - Daylight Again
    Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band - Stranger in Town
    Woody Herman and His Swinging Herd - My Kind of Broadway
    The Modern Jazz Quartet & Guests - Third Stream of Music
    Boston - self-titled?
    Iowa All State Band, Orchestra and Chorus - 28th Annual Festival Concert (1974)
    101 Strings - Fire and Romance of South America
    Bill Cosby - Why Is There Air?
    101 Strings Plus Guitars Galore Vol. 2
    Enoch Light and His Orchestra - Stereo 35/MM Vol. 2
    Santana - self-titled?
    Remember How Great...? (Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Les Brown, etc)
    Steppenwolf - Recorded Live at the Matrix in San Francisco, May 14, 1967
    Chick Corea - My Spanish Heart
    Herbie Hancock - Sunlight (demo)
    Maynard Ferguson - Conquistador
    Gary Burton and Chick Corea - Crystal Silence
    Ted Nugent - Great Gonzos!...Best of
    Steely Dan - Greatest Hits
    Don Henley - Building the Perfect Beast
    Soundtrack to FM (Boston, Jimmy Buffett, Doobie Brothers, Eagles, Dan Fogelberg, Foreigner, Billy Joel, Randy Meisner, Steve Miller, Tom Petty, Queen, Linda Ronstadt, Boz Scaggs, Bob Seger, Steely Dan, James Taylor, and Joe Walsh)
    Scorpions - Love at First Sting
    Steely Dan - Aja
    Billy Joel - Glass Houses
    The Alan Parsons Project - I Robot
    Ted Nugent - Intensities in 10 Cities
    Bad Company - Desolation Angels
    Starflight/VA (Elton John, Abba, Foreigner, Cheap Trick, Peter Frampton, Earth Wind & Fire, etc)
    2Pac - All Eyez on Me
    Soundtrack to Blade 2 (Eve & Fatboy Slim, Mos Def & Massive Attack, Ice Cube & Paul Oakenfold, Cypress Hill, Busta Rhymes, Gorillaz, Crystal Method, etc)
    Tool - Undertow
    Tool - Opiate
    Run DMC - Crown Royal (with Jermaine Dupri, Nas, Fred Durst, Kid Rock, Method Man, Fat Joe, etc)
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    Tool - Undertow
    Tool - Opiate

    Now the rest of the list doesn't matter.

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    yeah fireshoes speaking of, were those LP's i sold you any good?? you never did seem to get back to me so i assumed they werent anything you liked. I sold them as-is as i have no idea about records, so i hope all was ok????
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    Gotta love searching through the used stuff. My favorite used record I found is Neil Young's On the Beach. I almost missed it too sifting through a whole wack of records.

    Unfortunately, there's only one record place in my town and it's all crap. Except for the new stuff he has but it's all over priced. I have to wait until I make a trip to Toronto to hit those used places.

    Take advantage of it.

    Bill Cosby, that's an interesting pick.

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    The Bill Cosby was 50 cents. I figured I'll get at least that much laughter out of it. :)

    Faster, the records are great. It's good to hear the stuff they never play on the radio!

    I listened to the first disc of 2Pac's All Eyez On Me. A fair amount of static on it. Pretty distracting. Then I listened to Undertow by Tool and it was awesome. It was a brand new copy. Sound quality was better than I expected. Then I got a big surprise when I opened up the Blade 2 soundtrack. The records are a really vibrant shade of blue and are see-through! I listened to one disc of it and liked it too. It has a bunch of remix type stuff on it. I'm taking one or two to work tomorrow to try and get a little listen on there, but probably won't get too much play time in until Sunday or Monday.

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