Originally from Michigan, now living in California.

Especially interested in independent Detroit record labels, as well as funk releases.

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posted a review of Led Zeppelin - Untitled. about 1 month ago
This early Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria pressing has superb detail and dynamics, due in no small part to the mastering job by George Peckham. Highly recommended.
submitted Ruby Winters - I Don't Want To Cry / Just Like A Yo Yo. about 1 month ago
submitted Generationals - Trust. 2 months ago
posted a comment on Jerry Ford - Your Love / Love Will Make Your Mind Go Wild. 4 months ago
'Your Love' is extremely similar to Bobby Day's version of Your Love / Darkest Corner (Of The Room). It almost sounds as if it's the same backing track, but with a different lead vocal.
submitted Brian Auger's Oblivion Express - Closer To It!. 4 months ago
submitted Miles Davis - Great Expectations / The Little Blue Frog. 4 months ago
submitted Les Paul And His Trio - Steel Guitar Rag / Guitar Boogie. 5 months ago
submitted Dillard & Clark - The Fantastic Expedition Of Dillard & Clark. 5 months ago
submitted Dexter Wansel - Life On Mars. 6 months ago
submitted Laura Lee - Two Sides Of Laura Lee. 6 months ago
submitted Joe Liggins and His "Honeydrippers"* - I've Got A Right To Cry. 6 months ago
submitted Brother To Brother - In The Bottle. 6 months ago
submitted Gar Robertson (2) - Más. 6 months ago
submitted Fleetwood Mac - Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win). 6 months ago
submitted Candi Staton - Stand By Your Man / How Can I Put Out The Flame. 6 months ago
submitted Fern Diamond - Pink Cadillac / Little Glass. 6 months ago
submitted Dylan Thomas - An Evening With Dylan Thomas Reading His Own And Other Poems. 7 months ago
submitted James Carr - The Dark End Of The Street / Lovable Girl. 7 months ago
submitted Pat Cooper - Spaghetti Sauce & Other Delights. 7 months ago
submitted Nolan Strong with The Diablos - Mind Over Matter. 7 months ago
submitted Anne Sexton - Anne Sexton Reads Her Poetry. 7 months ago
submitted Cuco Sanchez - Guitarras a Media Noche (Guitars At Midnight). 7 months ago
submitted Marianne Moore - Reads From Her Works. 7 months ago
submitted Supertramp - Crime Of The Century. 7 months ago
submitted T. S. Eliot - The Waste Land / And Other Poems. 8 months ago
submitted Kingston Trio - The Kingston Trio. 8 months ago
submitted Lou Rawls - Carryin' On!. 8 months ago
submitted The Counts - What's Up Front That-Counts. 9 months ago
submitted David Ruffin - My Whole World Ended. 9 months ago
submitted Curtis Mayfield - Never Say You Can't Survive. 9 months ago
submitted Funkadelic - Maggot Brain. 10 months ago
submitted Memphis Slim - Mistake In Life / Messin' Around With The Blues. 10 months ago
submitted Chopin* • Tchaikovsky* • Ballet Theatre Orchestra Conducted By Joseph Levine - Les Sylphides • Princess Aurora. 10 months ago
submitted Curtis Mayfield - Back To The World. 10 months ago
submitted Clydie King & Brown Sugar (24) - Dance To The Music. 10 months ago
submitted The New Lee Dorsey* - Working In The Coal Mine - Holy Cow. 10 months ago
submitted Stanley Turrentine - Don't Mess With Mister T.. 10 months ago
submitted Detroit Emeralds - Lee / Whatcha Gonna Wear Tomorrow. 10 months ago
submitted Solomon Burke - Save It / Meet Me In Church. 10 months ago
submitted Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III. 10 months ago
submitted Robert Irving (2) conducting The London Symphony Orchestra - Le Cid / Les Patineurs. 11 months ago
posted a review of Zeitgeist (20) - Zeitgeist. 11 months ago
These recordings were made by Denny Zeitlin in the early 1970s, but were never officially released. Apparently there were several test pressings of the sessions produced, which is where these recordings were sourced. The other musicians on the record are ... See full review
submitted Zeitgeist (20) - Zeitgeist. 11 months ago
submitted Brewer & Shipley* - Tarkio. 11 months ago
submitted Ewan MacColl - Songs Of Two Rebellions (The Jacobite Wars Of 1715 And 1745 In Scotland). 11 months ago
submitted Buck Owens And His Buckaroos - I've Got You On My Mind Again. 11 months ago
submitted Lou Rawls - Too Much!. 11 months ago
submitted Billy Cobham - Total Eclipse. 11 months ago
submitted Unknown Artist - Horror Sounds Of The Night ™. about 1 year ago
submitted Mose Allison - Mose Allison Sings. about 1 year ago