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

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