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≈(approx)~(poor approx)=Math symbols (Wiki)
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FTF:management has decided the full pressing plant name is preferable to the abbreviation
*****NIK:"This is a community built database of music, it should be fun."
NIK: "Any difference is eligible to enter in the FTF, when it is non-obvious" & HERE & with RSG guidelines + finally
MONO 1958 as the cutoff date for mono, 57 earlier needn't tag
Mass Edit -- Guideline and Protocol
disgogs reference wiki
Lower case in BaOI description preferred

LABELS: http://www.cvinyl.com/labelguides-alpha.php
Label / Images (Vinyl Beat) most retro
Capitol Labels
Soulful Kinda Music Label Discographies
CBS 1970s labels
Columbia- labels
Label glossary

etchings, initials/symbols, list: Richmond Audio Society
K.E.F. like a K.E.Y., F squiggly like Z
nc, looks like oc, gc or gg
◉ (LPs) ✤ (45s) "1"
◆ or ★ "2"
2HZ: or 5HZ, DM, CRC: OR pre-1976
Ƨ , S1
◈ or 3
SRC Specialty Records Corporation, large S, rc in loops, SP on label, 49, E.A.S.T around-center-spindle
✲ or ☆ (prior to '64)
"TG", "GT", "TXG", "TXD" "TD"
MR (In a circle) or "Δ" Delta*

CR or stamped/circled CR: Cinram
◎"Target logo
CTH, Terre Haute
I A M / 'IAM' / 'anvil/lathe'
回-G-回 回-G-回
SnB or SNB
Qu or Q or (Q)-pressed by
Philips Recording Company, Inc. PR or
PR Presswell etc help
Drumsticks? Antennae ? Chopsticks?ahh, Artisan
◎—∈—◎ (straight line through centre C)
"Ear" or uppercase cursive "P"
RCA Victor Master Serial Number Codes - 1942-1980's
WM on top MW stamp

P logo Parrs
ER on spine=Ever Reddy(Canadian)-Printed By
SPC on spine=Shorewood Packaging Corp. Of Canada Ltd.
Modern Graphics (M over G looks like lips)

U.S. Patents
COLOR CHART with names

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Instrument abbreviations

Canadian-POP - BMI - ASCAP
WEA-co./year info
years, unknown search
king records EP dates
STYLEs, a'la Discogs
I do not copy anything in any format.

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record-fairs: http://www.discogs.com/group/2264 http://www.recordshows.net/
remember seeing (personal reference):
Jeff Beck,Big Sugar,The Blind Boys Of Alabama,Terry Bozzio,Buckwheat Zydeco,Jason Buie,Burning Spear,Jim Byrnes,Canned Heat,Eric Clapton,James Cotton,Crosby, Stills & Nash,Culture,Dayglo Abortions,Bo Diddley,Donovan,Dr. John,Dread Zeppelin,Cornell Dupree,Bob Dylan,Joe Ely,Fishbone,Dizzy Gillespie,The Grateful Dead,Buddy Guy,Ken Hamm,Herbie Hancock,The Harper Brothers,Ian Hunter,Colin James (2),Jethro Tull,Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings,Mark Knopfler,Leo Kottke,Ladysmith Black Mambazo,Daniel Lapp,David Lindley,Little Charlie And The Nightcats,Little Feat,Los Mocosos,Wynton Marsalis,Hugh Masekela,Dave Mason,Cash McCall,,Les McCann,Coco Montoya,Nomeansno,NOFX,Maceo Parker,Pink Floyd,George Porter, Jr.,Duke Robillard,Paul Rodgers,Mick Ronson, Roots Roundup, Don Ross (2),Otis Rush,Mitch Ryder,Santana,Carlos Santana,John Scofield,The Skatalites,Soundgarden,Sugar Blue,Supersuckers, Taj Mahal,Mick Taylor,The Tea Party,Toots Thielemans,Toots & The Maytals,Robin Trower,Stevie Ray Vaughan,Velvet (12),Joe Louis Walker,Roger Waters,Junior Wells,David Wilcox (2),Johnny Winter, Xavier Rudd,Yo La Tengo, David Gogo, Greenlaw, King Bong, Carolyn Mark, Los Furios, Run Chico Run, Kia Kadiri, The Kiltlifters, Grace Nocturnal, Moneyshot (2), Leeroy Stagger, Zolabud, Stabilo (2), Armchair Cynics, One Eleven Archer, Johnny Action Figure, Jets Overhead, The Planet Smashers, Big D And The Kids Table, The Fine Options, The McGillicuddys, The Beaumonts (2), Pocket Dwellers, Corb Lund, Duotang, Casey Dennis, The Swingin' Bachelors, Geoff Berner, Noah Becker (3), Rick May, Shillelagh, Green Room (3), Danuel Tate, [Invalid Artist], The Nighthawks (3)
Dave Harris wicked one-man-band

Pretty sure I saw CJ Chenier, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Reverend Horton Heat, , Lee Oskar, Prince Diabate, Modest Mouse, Alpha Yaya Diallo, Mobadass, Bedouin Soundclash, Jeff Healey, Tegan and Sara. Nashville Pussy, Sloan (2), Barney Bentall, Ron Sexsmith, Jeremy Fisher and lots others 'lost' in my cloudy past.....I like seeing bands in the intimate setting of a bar ☺
>>>>"My Collection" is for VINYL ONLY__gotta prioritize.....
View my collection for questions related to the releases only in respect to the site.
Data I enter is attempted to be inclusive and done out of respect to the artists & indebtedness to the great music ⋐heard⋑ ◁:-)
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"'You Could Have Been A Lady" is a good tune though credited to Hot Chocolate band members, but the melody is exactly as the earlier song from Eddie Harris ... See full review
posted a comment on Eddie Harris - Come On Down!. 6 months ago
Listen to this link to the Eddie Harris instrumental "Why Don't You Quit" from 1970- love it:

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Leaders in "Symphonic Rock" with their many fine albums, English band The Moody Blues have had album sales in excess of sevenry-million. Their second album, Days Of Future Passed, led the way in 1967 for ... See full review
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I got a Tommy James & The Shondells "Greatest Hits" record in the eighties as a teen, I knew all the tunes from the radio play they had received growing up in the 70s, definitely some real 60s pop standards. "Crimson & Clover", "Crystal Blue Persuasion", ... See full review
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Side 1 is awesome. Each song builds up on another and it's one of my favorite sides of music. Harris is great and Beck and Winwood are among my favorite rock artisits. Side 2 is sort of spaced out, experimental, and harder to fathom. But I keep playing ... See full review
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"Lucite Wedgies" is cool, good guitar; composed by guitarist Art Johnson too.
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