Tag Archives: 1999

Record Review: Daryl Hall – Sacred Songs

Daryl Hall: Sacred Songs DLX RM CD [1999] Sacred Songs Something In 4/4 Time Babs And Babs Urban Landscape NYCNY The Farther Away I Am Why Was It So Easy Don’t Leave Me Alone With Her Survive Without Tears You … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 8]

Following the insular release of “Code Blue,” [there was never a copy sold anywhere but in Australia/New Zealand] the band lineup that had stabilized around guitarist Bob Kretschmer, Andy Qunta, et. al. for several years of success splintered. I thought … Continue reading

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When To Compile…Or Not? A Monk’s Dilemma

First and foremost, it’s my job, as the Post-Punk Monk to compile boxed sets of god®. The engine that drives my music loving, record collecting, and graphic design passion is in making vast boxed sets of non-LP material by my … Continue reading

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I’ve Just Heard A Song Named ‘Maria’…17 Years Later

This morning, I was the the gym, as usual for a Monday. My wife and I had completed our workout and were in the process of having our stretch on the mats afterward. The gym’s sound system was set to … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 28]

1999 [continued] The last of the “EMI Three” that crossed the threshold of my Record Cell was the ill-titled “Never Let Me Down.” I had opted out of buying the 1995 UK DLX RM with three bonus tracks but one … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 26]

1999 [continued] With the popularity in my household of “Hours…” that year, the thought finally occurred to round up all of the Rykodisc albums that I did not yet have in order to get their bonus tracks, which were conspicuously … Continue reading

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David Bowie Memory Palace [part 25]

1998 [continued] I got another David Bowie home video in 1998. I was sending at week at my company’s Reston, Virginia main campus and there was, of course, a record store nearby where I was staying, so naturally I ambled … Continue reading

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