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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale – [more Rockaway] [part 7]

[continued from last post] Rockaway Records [continued] Going through the bins this afternoon, I finally came across something that I had been wanting since 1979. Cack when I was listening to FM Rock®, there were a number of syndicated recio … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale – [Rockaway Records] [part 6]

[continued from last post] Rockaway Records We started our Saturday by meeting the rest of the Ron-Kon II crowd at Rockaway Records at 11:00 a.m. A parking lot was welcomed, and we hit the store and saw evidence of Ron … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [part 5]

[continued from last post] After several hours at Amoeba, we were ready for some fuel. It was lunchtime and we meandered around the area until spotting a parking area that looked likely to have many dining choices nearby. Parking there … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [More Amoeba] [part 4]

[continued from last post] The CD selection here actually had things I wanted – badly – to buy! The feeling was something that gets more and more rare over the last 30 years as I no longer occupy the “hip … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [Amoeba] [part 3]

Amoeba Hollywood We had decided earlier that since at one point two hours had been set aside on Saturday for Ron-Kon 2 revelers to hit Amoeba Hollywood, that we three would go on our own on Friday. For a quality … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [Soundsations Records] [part 2]

Flying To L.A. My wife suggested that I should stay overnight after work in Greenville, SC, where I was flying out of in the pre-dawn hours instead of from my local (tiny) Asheville airport. Flying out of Greenville instead of … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale [With Lots Of Record Stores…] [part 1]

Planning Ron-Kon II I had written at length about my friend Ron Kane and his death last November 30th. I had been ready to fly out to see him on December 1st of last year as his decline was such … Continue reading

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