the Early 1990's I was in a regular habit of cruising
the Thrift-stores of my hometown in Mississippi.
At some point i was sifting through the used record bin
and came across "Geraldine and Ricky" staring
up at me in BOLD COLOR. This record was pricelessly bizarre
... and i thought "this
will never, EVER make it to CD, this could be the last
existing copy and it might just end up in a landfill.
That is too tragic to contemplate"
So I started purchasing these doomed LPs that had some
value to me, an interesting cover, an obscure artist or
some element of human sincerity so absent in today's "mainstream"
Much later I finally discovered
WFMU freeform radio
and the wonderful show "Incorrect Music".
Finally I knew this was not just a lone obsession. I was
pleased to discover there are thousands of other music
lovers who collect and cherish this type of material.
For those fellow brothers & sisters of the
"thrift store record illuminati" Here are some
of my personal favorites (mostly discovered in the tennessee/mississippi/alabama
area) MP3 samples are included with some of the more amazing
9: Mp3 Library Page
Do me a favor,
If you listen repeatedly:
Right Click the links and "save Target" to dwnld
the MP3 to your hard drive. That way i can keep my streaming
Cost$ Down & keep the site up.
reflect the dollar value it would take for me to give
up these prized curiosities.
If you simply can't live without one of these
LP's - I will be glad to sell, But only at the
No price negotiation is possible - any attempt to negotiate
will result in an instant 25% price increase.