William Shatner: Captain of the Starship

When William Shatner’s career was on the skids. By now everyone’s heard about William Shatner’s The Transformed Man — that infamous 60’s recording where he sings Mr. Tambourine Man and Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds — but check out this other Shatner LP, an ultra-rare two-record set recorded live in 1978. It’s a recording of an appearance at… Continue reading William Shatner: Captain of the Starship

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Whipped Cream and Other Delights

Ok — raise your hand if you didn’t own this record. What record collection would be complete without this Herb Alpert masterpiece? Certainly not mine! It has been said that the thrift stores of any large city contain enough copies of “Whipped Cream and Other Delights” to wallpaper a house (I once found 10 copies in one… Continue reading Whipped Cream and Other Delights

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Wired For Sound

Early electronica with an amazing babe on the cover! I don’t usually buy albums solely for the cover art, but in this case I couldn’t resist. Produced in 1956,¬†Wired For Sound¬†is an early manifestation of the electronic music craze that would come to fruition some two decades later with the advent of the Moog synthesizer.… Continue reading Wired For Sound

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