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Record Shopping Road Trip: Atlanta, October 2018 – Day 2

Criminal Records is always worth a trawl! […continued from last post] So the plan was that the wives of Mr. Ware and I had scheduled high tea at Tipple + Rose, an Atlanta tearoom for Sunday at noon. This left … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Atlanta, April 2018 – Day 1

So while the recent Simple Minds trip was all about seeing the band behind their stellar new album, and hanging out with The Wares and Echorich, there was going to be some record shopping to happen along the way. I … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 5]

[…continued from last post] This fourth Simple Minds concert was quite a different proposition from my perspective. I boarded the bus in 1981, when the third single from “Sons + Fascination” hit the streets. From the emergence of “New Gold … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 4]

[…continued from last post] I was impressed that the concert was entering the third act and only then did the band dip into their top selling “Once Upon A Time” album for the first time! That was actually impressive to … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 3]

[…continued from last post] The familiar bass rondo that heralded “The Hunter + The Hunted” brought forth a shot of recognition from the crowd. This was one of the best deep cuts on “New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, 84]” … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 2]

[continued from last post] When I had last seen Simple Minds, in 2013, they pulled a rabbit out of their hat by starting the show with “Broken Glass Park,” a vibrant new song I didn’t expect. This time they were … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 1]

So I have already discussed the pain and degradation of buying the tickets for this Simple Minds show earlier. I was no fan of the fact that if I wanted a block of five tickets for Simple Minds in Atlanta … Continue reading

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