Category Archives: The Great Record Stores

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 [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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Record Shopping Road Trip: Atlanta, April 2018

This has been in the mental queue for over a month, and we’re finally getting around to posting on it! The last time we were in Atlanta, we did some serious shopping  at Wuxtry Decatur. By “last time” I don’t … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 26]

[continued from last post] I was just ready to graduate with my Bachelor’s degree in December of 1985. One of my friends I’d met in college who was also in the Graphic Design program was an interesting guy named Jim … Continue reading

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The Great Record Stores: Wuxtry, Decatur [part 4]

With the 7″ action behind us, it was time to find the bins that had turned my head the last time that I was her; four years ago. It’s hard enough to find the sorts of 12″ singles that are … Continue reading

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