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Music, photography, hifi, cooking, film, women and large animals.

Listen to psych, classical, heavy, prog, blues rock, soul, jazz, fusion, avantgarde, folk, stoner, kraut, reggae, funk, metal, country, electronic and approximately in that order.

Do not listen to non-authentic crap, entertainment, musicals, march, 80's poodle, dansband, country pop or swing. Exceptions may be Louis Armstrong and Sammy Davis Jr.































SHORT TERM PLANS
- Add some important albums to train basic database entries. (Done April 2013)
- Add rock/blues/jazz LP collection from # - Ö. (Ongoing with letter "Z" Mar 2014)
- Add LP collection from separate shelves; classical, ost, series, kraut, jap. (Hardly started Mar 2014).
- Add all recent purchases before shelving. (Ongoing Sep 2014)
- Improve skills in submitting/checking/merging etc. (Learning by doing)
- Add minimum front cover, back cover and label photographs to each album submitted by me. (Ongoing Sep 2014)
- Categorize albums in collection. (Ongoing Sep 2014)

LONG TERM PLANS
- Rate albums in collection. (Started but slow pace)
- Add condition to albums in collection. (Not started)
- Add cd, sacd, dvd audio and dl collection. (Not started)

SP = Specialty Records Corp., Olyphant, PA
MO = Monarch Record Mfg. Co., Los Angeles, CA
PL = Plastic Products, Inc., Memphis, TN
RI = Philips Recording Co., Richmond, IN
AR = Allied Record Co., Inc., Los Angeles, CA
CT or CTH = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
CP = Columbia (Pitman, NJ)
CS or CSM = Columbia (Santa Maria, CA; very infrequently)
BW = Bestway Plastics, Mountainside NJ
SO = Sonic Recording Products, Holbrook, N
MG or MGS = MGM Record Mfg. Division, Bloomfield, NJ

London Records label matrix suffix:
AL - Allentown Record Co.
P - Columbia, Pitman, NJ
TH - Columbia, Terre Haute, IN
SM - Columbia, Santa Maria, CA
SH - Shelley Products, Ltd., Huntington Station, NY
BW - Bestway Products, Inc., Mountainside, NJ
GL - Decca/MCA, Gloversville, NY
K - Decca/MCA, Pinckneyville, IL
PH - PRC (formerly Philips) Recording Corp., Richmond, IN
W - H.V. Waddell, Burbank, CA

Other scriblings:
AT = Mastered by Atlantic Studios
AT/GP (handwritten) = mastered by George Piros at Atlantic
AT/DK (handwritten) = mastered by Dennis King at Atlantic
ATLANTIC STUDIOS DK (stamped) = mastered by Dennis King at Atlantic
ABS = Alex Sadkin
ab = Abbey Record Mfg. Co. (? we still don't know the exact meaning)
EDP [in oval] = Europadisk Pressing
PR or PRC or (PR) = Philips Recording Co. (maker of metal parts from lacquers)
LW or LWP = LongWear Plating (maker of metal parts from lacquers) Enter as "Mastered At"
♡POGO = Keith Olsen's Pogologo Productions
Porky or Porky Prime Cut = George Peckham
Pecko Duck = George Peckham
sƒ = Sam Feldman
RL = Bob Ludwig
LH = Lee Hulko
ɑ = Allied Record Company (usually followed by B-XXXXX)
MG = MGM Record Mfg. Division in Bloomfield, NJ
AMP = ABC-Paramount
M = Mercury
RCA = RCA Victor
◈-P-◈ = MCA Pressing Plant, Pinckneyville
回-G-回 = MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville
G or G1= Columbia Pressing Plant, Carrollton, GA
✲ = Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Los Angeles
—◁ = Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester
RG = Rob Grennell
GK = Gilbert Kong (GK)
"cg" + "☮" = Chris Gehringer
GF = Greg Fulginiti, of Artisan
R3 or R4 = Mastered at Rainbo Records (on Capitol Pressing)
︵︵〰 (birds) or メ or ❀、= Brian Gardner
DT = Dave Travis
RJ = Ray Janos
AZ CB = Chris Bellman at Allen Zentz
JG = John Golden
JJ = John Johnson (3)
SM = Stephen Marcussen
MF = Mike Fuller
BK = Bill Kipper
McM = Ron McMaster at EMI NY
SH = Steve Hall
H.W. = Howie Weinberg
TJ = Ted Jensen
RB = Ron Boustead (Precision)
SG = Steve Guy
Chet = Chet Bennett
RAYS = Ray Staff at Trident Studios, London
TLC = The Lacquer Channel, Toronto
FW Ѽ or FWNY = Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
GOL = Goldisc Recording Products, Inc.
CSB ♪♪ = Carlton Batts
PP = Plastic Products
TD = Terry Dunavan
ESR = Elektra Sound Recorders
GC or Baseball looking symbol next to Sterling = Greg Calbi
Ƨ = Columbia, Santa Maria

SWISS MADE and/or Ⓣ" = pressing plant of Turicaphon AG. ...
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Norah Jones - Not Too Late
added Norah Jones - Not Too Late to their collection. 1 day ago
The Jung Trio, Dvořák* - Trio In F Minor, Opus 65
added The Jung Trio, Dvořák* - Trio In F Minor, Opus 65 to their collection. 1 day ago
Inner Circle & Fatman Riddim Section - Heavyweight Dub / Killer Dub
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Gram Parsons And The Fallen Angels* - Live 1973
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Freddie King - Freddie King Is A Blues Master
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Bryan Ferry - Kiss And Tell
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Fela Ransome-Kuti* And His Africa '70* - Fela's London Scene
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Danger Mouse & Black Thought - Cheat Codes
added Danger Mouse & Black Thought - Cheat Codes to their collection. 13 days ago
Various - The Music Of David Lynch - Benefiting The David Lynch Foundation
added Various - The Music Of David Lynch - Benefiting The David Lynch Foundation to their wantlist. 18 days ago
My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall
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Elvis Presley - The Best Of Elvis
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Goran Bregovic* - Music Inspired And Taken From Underground
added Goran Bregovic* - Music Inspired And Taken From Underground to their collection. 27 days ago
Candlemass - Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
added Candlemass - Epicus Doomicus Metallicus to their collection. 27 days ago
Quorthon - Album
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Dave Mason - Alone Together
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Elton John - Elton John
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Rolling Stones* - Let It Bleed
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Rory Gallagher - Defender
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Freddie Mercury - The Great Pretender
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Clannad - Magical Ring
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Dead Can Dance - The Serpent's Egg
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Eric Burdon & The Animals - The Twain Shall Meet
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Danny Elfman - The World Of Tim Burton
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Jean-Claude* - If Music Presents You Need This: An Introduction To Enja Records
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Rammstein - Sehnsucht
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Alex North - The Misfits (Original Sound Track Music)
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The Johnny Otis Show - The Johnny Otis Show Live At Monterey!
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Courtney Barnett And Kurt Vile - Lotta Sea Lice
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Oscar Peterson - Something Warm
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Barbara Thompson's Paraphernalia - Live In Concert
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Simply Red - It's Only Love
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Quincy Jones - In The Heat Of The Night (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
added Quincy Jones - In The Heat Of The Night (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) to their collection. 4 months ago
Poppy Ackroyd - Pause
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Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers* - First Flight To Tokyo: The Lost 1961 Recordings
added Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers* - First Flight To Tokyo: The Lost 1961 Recordings to their collection. 4 months ago
John Prine - John Prine
added John Prine - John Prine to their collection. 5 months ago
Tchaikovsky*, Kenneth Alwyn, The London Symphony Orchestra - 1812 Overture · Capriccio Italien · Marche Slave
submitted Tchaikovsky*, Kenneth Alwyn, The London Symphony Orchestra - 1812 Overture · Capriccio Italien · Marche Slave. 5 months ago
Motorpsycho - It's A Love Cult
added Motorpsycho - It's A Love Cult to their collection. 5 months ago
Johnny Winter - The Johnny Winter Story
added Johnny Winter - The Johnny Winter Story to their collection. 6 months ago
Prokofiev*, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Silvio Varviso - Selections From The Stone Flower
added Prokofiev*, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Silvio Varviso - Selections From The Stone Flower to their collection. 6 months ago
Paolo Fresu & Omar Sosa Featuring Jaques Morelenbaum & Natacha Atlas - Eros
added Paolo Fresu & Omar Sosa Featuring Jaques Morelenbaum & Natacha Atlas - Eros to their collection. 6 months ago
Berlioz* • Tchaikovsky* • Prokofiev* - San Francisco Symphony Orchestra* • Seiji Ozawa - Romeo And Juliet
added Berlioz* • Tchaikovsky* • Prokofiev* - San Francisco Symphony Orchestra* • Seiji Ozawa - Romeo And Juliet to their wantlist. 6 months ago
Gidon Kremer / Kremerata Baltica - Eight Seasons
added Gidon Kremer / Kremerata Baltica - Eight Seasons to their collection. 6 months ago
Natacha Atlas - Strange Days
added Natacha Atlas - Strange Days to their collection. 6 months ago
Anders Eliasson (2), Christian Lindberg, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra*, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Sakari Oramo - Symphonies Nos 3 & 4, Trombone Concerto
added Anders Eliasson (2), Christian Lindberg, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra*, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Sakari Oramo - Symphonies Nos 3 & 4, Trombone Concerto to their collection. 7 months ago
Malva Quartet* - Wooden Bodies
submitted Malva Quartet* - Wooden Bodies. 7 months ago
Schola Solensis - Psallat Ecclesia — Medieval Norwegian Sequences
added Schola Solensis - Psallat Ecclesia — Medieval Norwegian Sequences to their collection. 7 months ago
Jeanine De Bique, Concerto Köln, Luca Quintavalle - Mirrors
added Jeanine De Bique, Concerto Köln, Luca Quintavalle - Mirrors to their collection. 7 months ago
Morning Glory (2) - Morning Glory
added Morning Glory (2) - Morning Glory to their collection. 7 months ago
Brian Auger & Julie Tippetts - Encore
added Brian Auger & Julie Tippetts - Encore to their collection. 7 months ago
Chet Baker - Chet Baker Sings It Could Happen To You
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