Category Archives: Record Shopping Road Trip

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

[…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 the gentlemen to their own devices, so … 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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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale – [The List] [part 11]

[continued from last post] After the show was finished we went back to home base. There was talk of meeting up with our friend Randy for dinner, but in an “only in L.A.” occurrence, he had just gotten the call … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale – [Record Surplus] [part 9]

[continued from last post] Record Surplus On Sunday we were going to link up with Mr. Ware’s daughter, who was on the tail end of a post-graduation internship with PacSun casual clothing, 3000+ miles away from her old home in … Continue reading

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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 [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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