Tag Archives: Fingerprintz

All The Way To Cleveland: The Mott The Hoople Saga [part 1]

Record Shopping Road Trip: South Charleston Antique Mall – South Charleston, West Virginia So anyway… last month we took almost a week to drive to Akron/Cleveland to see Mott The Hoople. We planned to stop in Charleston, West Virginia to … Continue reading

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It’s 34 Years later – What’s Still Not On CD? [part 2]

[continued from previous post] Yesterday we started looking at albums not ever released on CD format. We got into the letter “C” on my list. I took a stroll the other morning through my Record Cell racks, pulling titles and taking … Continue reading

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Record Review: Fingerprintz – The Beat Escape

Fingerprintz: The Beat Escape UK 12″ [1981] The Beat Escape [ext. 12″ mix] Catwalk [ext. 12″ mix] This was a song I had been familiar with ever since its release in the Fall of 1981. I first heard Fingerprintz earlier … Continue reading

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Want List: The Fingerprintz Singles

Among the 30 releases that arrived in the mail on Monday, was a record that was pretty significant to me. The Fingerprintz “Shadowed” 12″ single. I bought what was the new Fingerprintz album, “Beat Noir” when it was released in … Continue reading

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New Wave Compilations: Cash Cows

This is not specifically a New Wave Compilation, but the timing of this label comp plants it with one foot in the mid 70s and one foot in the early 80s. Virgin Records were undergoing a shedding of skin from … Continue reading

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