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found it years ago. forget where. so goofy and good. never seen a picture of it on the internet. i check every couple of years. b-side is great too. garage folkrock. insect gladiator is a novelty song via dylan. top notch.

scott seward, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 22:37 (nine years ago) link

totally honestly?

http://img.deadformat.net/p/l/8175_175545771639.jpg

69, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 23:25 (nine years ago) link

my top ten would also include pere ubu - final solution.

scott seward, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 23:41 (nine years ago) link

i've never actually made a top ten...

scott seward, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 23:41 (nine years ago) link

http://i.imgur.com/kQP6B.jpg

ban halen (electricsound), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 23:49 (nine years ago) link

i just dont know ANYTHING about 45s is the truth. that and disco/dance/techno 12"s are like the next frontiers for me...

69, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 23:49 (nine years ago) link

i don't have a huge 45 collection. but i definitely have 45s that i have kept for years and never sold, so those must be my faves. i keep more since i opened the store. sold that death single though :( still kinda regret that. that sounded so cool.

scott seward, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 23:58 (nine years ago) link

Killer slow psych jam
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7089/7252770390_b173e1ee28.jpg

JacobSanders, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 01:17 (nine years ago) link

my top 10 12 45s:
The Go-Betweens-Cattle and Cane
Neptune's Car-Baking Bread
Thomas Leer-Private Plane
The Mekons-Where Were You
Kleenex-Ain't You
Family Fodder-Savoir Faire
Craven Fops-Epic Merriment
The Lines-Nerve Pylon
Pylon-Cool
The Fire Engines-Get Up and Use Me
Chris Stamey and the dB's-I Thought You Wanted To Know
Swell Maps-Let's Build a Car

nerve_pylon, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 01:45 (nine years ago) link

http://www.pettediscographies.com/images/AOL01.jpg

archers

mookieproof, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 01:48 (nine years ago) link

i don't actually own a copy of "cool" but that song belongs on any list in any format.

scott seward, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 02:51 (nine years ago) link

I wish I had more 45s but digging for them has never been as rewarding as digging for lps. I rarely find clean 45s and usually give up when ever there are big boxes of 45's. Yet the more I acquire the more I find myself digging for them. Wish northern soul never happened so we still had soul 45s to find.

JacobSanders, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 03:02 (nine years ago) link

there are actually lots of cool 45s to be found in stores at great prices BECAUSE so many younger people don't go for them. prices have gone down a lot on stuff that used to be worth money. plus, online sales and craigslist and etc, etc, has created an actual glut of 45s. people selling boxes of them all over the place. you can't give away a lot of cool motown and cameo singles and 50's and early 60's vocal/pop and other stuff that old crabby guys used to buy for actual money. they're dollar singles now. so, in a way, its a great time to start collecting them.

scott seward, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 03:36 (nine years ago) link

that's encouraging to hear, the music I would actually love to start collecting would be 50's and 60's music, R&B, rockabilly, blues, etc. I think Texas is a difficult place looking for 45's. I know at least 6 guys in Austin who collect 45s and at least 4 in Houston, and most of these guys are hardcore, driving across the state, hitting estate sales, basically what I do in other states. Austin in the last few ten years seems like it has become home of serious record collectors/sellers. Still the great thing about Texas is it is Huge, and I go places most people would fear.

JacobSanders, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 03:51 (nine years ago) link

there are tons and tons of off-condition soul 45s in new york. you just trip over the damn things. a lot of them still sound good, too. i'd say like 40% of my 45s kinda look like shit.

one dis leads to another (ian), Wednesday, 23 May 2012 03:53 (nine years ago) link

i'll mail u a package of 50c 45s this week.

one dis leads to another (ian), Wednesday, 23 May 2012 03:54 (nine years ago) link

Really? you're the coolest guy Ian! It's rare that I come across a stash of 45s that were released before 1975.

JacobSanders, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 04:03 (nine years ago) link

Is it easier to find rockabilly on 78s than 45s? Are rockabilly or rockin' C&W 78s expensive?

JacobSanders, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 04:05 (nine years ago) link

I want to start collecting 78's like this, but I have no idea where to start, or if this sort of music was released on 45, but I have the feeling it wasn't?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVt96LlWZxM

JacobSanders, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 04:10 (nine years ago) link

I'm not that picky on condition with older 45s because they're MONO. Surface noise is a bigger issue across the stereo field imo. Obviously, one thing that comes up with 45s is they were in a jukebox and they have heavy groove wear (from lots of play and heavy tone arms). There was one record I bought a year or two ago that was just unplayable, but it hasn't happened that much.

timellison, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 04:25 (nine years ago) link

i'm making mixes in preparation for Heemannfest in june. that's what got me thinking about 45s. i want tapes i can play all day long in between live music. that way i don't have to worry about what's playing or worry about changing records or CDs. here's the 45 mix tape i made yesterday. Maxell XLII High Bias 90 minute cassette:

side a

the reverend kelsey - i'm a royal child

c & the shells - good morning starshine

deejay and the runaways - peter rabbit

betty johnson - the little blue man

love childs afro cuban blues band - life and death in g&a

los payos - un tipo caro

bobby moore & the rhythm aces - hey mr. d.j.

jo ann campbell - sloppy joe

jimmy charles & the reveletts - hopscotch hop

ernie freeman - puddin'

rita cadillac - nonce n'est pas dangereux

the sherrys - let's stomp again

billy & lillie - lucky ladybug

hot butter - at the movies

bobby williams & the mystics - runnin' and hidin'

the little dippers - two by four

the dolphins - hey-da-da-dow

mike brassard and the ravens - baby, please don't leave me

side b

leon smith - little forty ford

rita pavone - just once more

van dorn sisters - baby roo

joe barry - for you, sunshine

stel stevens - he refused to cha cha cha

laurencia - ce n'est qu'un play boy

france gall - l'orage

jordan brothers - polly plays her kettle drum

windopane - baby i'm beholdin'

shuky & aviva - on s'en va

los brincos - borracho

bill wendry & the boss tweeds - fire

five by five - fire

the jordan brothers - gimme some lovin'

jesse furlough - insect gladiator

the stratfords - never leave me

kimm charney - explosive generation

scott seward, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 14:59 (nine years ago) link

jacob, those early king country 78s are not particularly collectible--a lot of 78 collectors are pretty snobby about what they like and the $$$$ stuff is largely pre-war, though obviously stuff on Sun or w/e can get pricey.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-lot-of-11-Records-78s-Country-Bluegrass-Columbia-King-Mercury-Etc-/300713734764?pt=Music_on_Vinyl&hash=item4603ef726c#ht_512wt_1040

one dis leads to another (ian), Wednesday, 23 May 2012 15:34 (nine years ago) link

I don't have that many 45s either (at least not compared to LPs) and a lot of them are indie rock from the '90s

off the top of my head this is my favorite one I own:

http://images.45cat.com/fugi-mary-dont-take-me-on-no-bad-trip-cadet.jpg

funky psych/soul

dmr, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 16:32 (nine years ago) link

probably
http://images.45cat.com/count-five-psychotic-reaction-double-shot.jpg
or
http://78.46.76.238/pix/20100424/270568063790.jpg
not that it's that great, but it's local and I saw the reformed band play a parents without partners dance party at a VFW.
Fun times!

Trip Maker, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:39 (nine years ago) link

woah, sorry for that huge fucking image

Trip Maker, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:39 (nine years ago) link

totally honestly?

http://img.deadformat.net/p/l/8175_175545771639.jpg

― 69, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 19:25 (Yesterday) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

fantastic song!

flopson, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:46 (nine years ago) link

i love the morning dew record on roulette--same band?

one dis leads to another (ian), Wednesday, 23 May 2012 18:58 (nine years ago) link

man if i could i would honestly buy nothing but 45s but i have the same problem as jacob

It's rare that I come across a stash of 45s that were released before 1975.

― JacobSanders, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 00:03 (14 hours ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

flopson, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 19:00 (nine years ago) link

http://a1.typepad.com/6a0133f3c49ce9970b013486e6b6c1970c-500pi

flopson, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 19:34 (nine years ago) link

Ian - It is a misprint, or maybe the band changed their name. The band is actually called Plato and the Philosophers.
They were a garage band from Moberly, MO. Fairyland was a mid-Missouri label.
Plato had a song ("CM I love you") that was a regional hit in Michigan, I think?

Trip Maker, Wednesday, 23 May 2012 20:43 (nine years ago) link

wasn't there a Back from the Grave-style compilation of Missouri garage rock that came out in the '90s? I remember playing it at KCOU but can't remember the name of the comp.

dmr, Friday, 25 May 2012 15:37 (nine years ago) link

it wouldn't surprise me. there are tons and tons of regional comps of that nature--was it a volume of "high in the mid-60s" or something?

one dis leads to another (ian), Friday, 25 May 2012 15:38 (nine years ago) link

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highs_in_the_Mid-Sixties_series

doesn't look like there's a missouri volume :(

one dis leads to another (ian), Friday, 25 May 2012 15:39 (nine years ago) link

hey I found it. amazing what google can do :)

http://www.discogs.com/Various-Drink-Beer-Yell-Dance/release/1870905

Legit reissue of Missouri garage bands, subtitled: "Midwest Teen Band Frat And Garage Stompers 1961-1966!!". Includes an 8 page booklet loaded with info on the bands.

"Peanut Butter" by Friar Tuck & His Merrymen was my jam

dmr, Friday, 25 May 2012 15:43 (nine years ago) link

wish I would have bought that. I think I just taped the radio station's copy.

dmr, Friday, 25 May 2012 15:44 (nine years ago) link

I remember that record, yeah.

Trip Maker, Friday, 25 May 2012 16:21 (nine years ago) link

Probably the one I finally found for dirt cheap on Ebay : Sylvian/Sakamoto "Bamboo Music/Bamboo Houses"

Pacific Rinko (Capitaine Jay Vee), Friday, 25 May 2012 16:25 (nine years ago) link

usually give up when ever there are big boxes of 45's

a lot of times I just make 'em an offer on the whole damn box

los blue jeans, Sunday, 27 May 2012 01:17 (nine years ago) link

Wish I could find this 45 by Beaver and the Trappers, it is my Holy Grail,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gc2wEg91WhA

*tera, Sunday, 27 May 2012 02:10 (nine years ago) link

I've got three small boxes of them, maybe 150-200 in total. A few that are probably a little rare: the Cramps' "Drug Train," the Germs' "Forming," Sid Vicious's "C'mon Everybody," Husker Du's "Statues," Half Japanese's "Calling All Girls" (nine songs!), some early Black Flag and Angry Samoans. If I had to save one from a fire, I'd probably grab "Drug Train."

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_uB-0D-gV8mY/SMb87C88iAI/AAAAAAAALjg/K396EdUG4L4/s400/cramps.jpg

clemenza, Sunday, 27 May 2012 02:24 (nine years ago) link

one month passes...

When I was a kid I would buy cutout 45s, five in a plastic bag so you could only see the outer two. I ended up with everything from Buddah records bubblegum to jazz (I had Ella Fitzgerald doing “Mack The Knife” live in Berlin.)

I loved the crap out of this one. It had a Part A and Part B to fit the whole 7+ minutes on one 45. Me being "progressive" when I was about 11.

http://images.45cat.com/harvey-mandel-wade-in-the-water-part-i-philips.jpg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irVQEVMpz38

Mafia-owned bar for transvestites (Dan Peterson), Friday, 6 July 2012 15:39 (nine years ago) link

after DJing last week with a friend who has a lot of cool 45s, I now want to get more 45s

dmr, Friday, 6 July 2012 16:26 (nine years ago) link

i should have posted this on here:

Ry Cooper aka Rusty Evans - "1983" (futuristic garage folk rock from 1965 with killer snarl/guitar and theremin!)

that was dumb of me. nobody cares about cool music on ilm. and amateurist is insane.

scott seward, Friday, 6 July 2012 16:56 (nine years ago) link

that's great, i want a copy!

one dis leads to another (ian), Friday, 6 July 2012 17:04 (nine years ago) link

i'm selling some 45s for a guy i know and that was one of them. i definitely want it. i was just gonna put everything of his online but then i play stuff and fall in love...

he had all these wlp 60's 45s and i was just gonna make up a price off of the top of my head and buy them but i had no idea what some of them were worth. so, since i like the guy, i told him i would put them up on ebay and we're gonna split the proceeds. fun stuff to go through. cool soul and garage 45s. teen pop. stuff i never see.

scott seward, Friday, 6 July 2012 17:17 (nine years ago) link

man, that sounds like a lot of fun!

one dis leads to another (ian), Friday, 6 July 2012 17:24 (nine years ago) link

it's the kind of work i like doing! and we will both benefit. it will be fun to see europe and asia duke it out for some of these.

scott seward, Friday, 6 July 2012 17:26 (nine years ago) link

hahah

one dis leads to another (ian), Friday, 6 July 2012 17:34 (nine years ago) link

seriously most of the 'nice' records i sell on ebay go overseas.

one dis leads to another (ian), Friday, 6 July 2012 17:34 (nine years ago) link

i sure as heck can't sell them in my store. a little bit at record shows.

scott seward, Friday, 6 July 2012 17:53 (nine years ago) link

three weeks pass...

my favorite:

http://i46.tinypic.com/2hcjl8o.jpg

los blue jeans, Monday, 30 July 2012 00:28 (nine years ago) link

I think I have that on 78?

bamcquern, Thursday, 2 August 2012 00:45 (nine years ago) link

sweet. I have one of the answer records on 78.

los blue jeans, Thursday, 2 August 2012 01:04 (nine years ago) link

two weeks pass...

Great question, fun answers. I have been collecting 45s since I was a tot and my granddad had a jukebox. Have to go through my stash, we always had a habit of grabbing the "weird" ones in my family.

I liked creepy oldies the best:

http://www.reallyoldrecords.com/media/0b/a2079161356a0c24601e7c_m.JPG

From Really Old Records

might not be my all time fave but i bought this today and it is great

http://s.dsimg.com/image/R-150-2027956-1278709794.jpeg

flopson, Monday, 20 August 2012 19:28 (nine years ago) link


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