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The cover of Mason Williams' Handmade Album

Eclectic Vinyl Mason Williams

In 1970 Mason Williams produced an album entitled, “Handmade”. I still have my copy! Mason Williams is most known for “Classical Gas”, a guitar instrumental that became popular when performed with an orchestra in later years. This is the album I grew up with, and the original version of the song. I still find it […]

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Grateful Dead Blues for Allah on vinyl

First Vinyl Record Album I Bought

It was grade 9 and the year was 1974. There were record shops all over Vancouver in those days but the best, the VERY best, was on Seymour street in downtown Vancouver, and it was called A&B Records. By the standards of the day it was immense… probably a quarter of the size of your […]

Jim Croce "You Don't Mess Around With Jim" 1972

Jim Croce My First Vinyl

The very first vinyl record album I ever owned was Jim Croce’s “You Don’t Mess Around With Jim” album of 1972.