Pocket Calculator

There are times when a song will not stop playing itself over and over in my head and this past week that song is Kraftwerk’s Pocket Calculator.  Mostly I just keep singing to myself… I’m the operator with my pocket calculator.  I would really love to find this LP in the wild soon! Continue reading Pocket Calculator

Let It Be

I’ve been in a Bill Withers rabbit hole since finding two of his 45s in the pile of 1,000 I bought over the holidays. Below is the wonderful hit, Ain’t No Sunshine, which I’m very pleased to own a copy of now. I was listening to Bill’s album, Just As I Am, and noticed the … Continue reading Let It Be

Cracked Rear View

I couldn’t sleep on Monday evening and was scrolling through Facebook market and saw someone selling seven records for $30. What caught my eye was a copy of George Michael’s Faith LP that looked super clean. I have a strange sentimental attachment to Faith and figured why not, the seller lives a few miles from … Continue reading Cracked Rear View

How Great Thou Art

My father was a pastor and we grew up going to church…a lot. The usual church schedule in a given week would be two to three hours each Sunday morning, again for an hour long service on Sunday evening and if that wasn’t enough, again on Wednesday evening. That means we sang a lot of … Continue reading How Great Thou Art

Is There Any Love

Whoa…I stumbled on this song by Trevor Dandy while driving into work this morning thanks to the great Numero compilation, Good God! A Gospel Funk Hymnal. According to Numero’s site, the song “has since gone on to be sampled by a plethora of artists, including Kid Cudi, Ghostface Killah, Monsters of Folk, and Common.” I … Continue reading Is There Any Love