Sun Worship

October 4, 2010

We had some rain last week, but I suspect that will be the last that we see of water falling from the sky for some time. So, before we all get sick of the sunshine and the dreaded heat, let’s celebrate that giant orb with a record cover triptych. Read the rest of this entry »


Focus on Song for a Friday

September 17, 2010

I love it when things flow on from one another, and since we had the progression from Chad and Jeremy to Peter and Gordon, let’s continue on with this logic and turn the attention to another player in this week’s vinyl triptych, namely Jan Akkerman. Read the rest of this entry »


Another Week Ends, Another Display Arrives.

October 1, 2009

I loved what someone suggested as being the theme to last week’s display; Elvis sang about being a Pretender, Chrissie Hynde is a Pretender and Shandi Sinnamon pretends to sing. Great answer from Ultimately Uplifting, and I honestly hadn’t thought of those connections myself. I guess there are so many ‘correct’ answers and links between artists. However I should point out that Shandi could sing and can be heard in the background on a couple of Todd Rundgren and Hoyt Axton albums.

Anyway, the theme that I had in mind for the three albums was more visual, and I guess that can get a bit lost with such small images. Basically they all had open mouths and the covers were predominantly black and white with a touch of colour here and there. If that theme was a bit too obvious I’ll work on some more complex themes soon. However, here is the next vinyl display just in time for the weekend.

bowie ziggychuck berry londonabbey road

Now, of course, you could go all out and point out that the Beatles sang a lot of Chuck Berry in their early days, and that Bowie also sang a Chuck Berry tune in his Ziggy days before later singing and writing with John, and you would be right, but that wasn’t what I was thinking at first. However, I am thinking that now…wasn’t what first made me bring these three together though. It was something visual yet again.