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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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