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Initial post: 21 Oct 2010 20:53:36 BDT
Deano says:
Just having a bit of a mooch around and I happened upon these:-

Croweology
Cosmic Universal Fashion

I bought Croweology when it first came out, and paid double what they are asking for it now. For a double album, 4.99 is a bit of a snip. The Sammy Hagar was one I came across a couple of weeks ago, couldnt resist it at this price, the last time I checked it was 8 or 9.

I just thought it would be good to have somewhere, where we could hilight some of the bargains we find, that may otherwise go un-noticed.

Posted on 21 Oct 2010 21:27:42 BDT
Good idea Deano:

The Collection 1973-1984 - Bruce Springsteen - his first 7 albums (8 CDs) in mini LP sleeves in a box for under 14 , a new issue which is cheaper than the original a few weeks back.

In reply to an earlier post on 21 Oct 2010 21:32:42 BDT
Yes, what a bargain, so I bought the Sammy Hagar one. Many thanks, Deano!

In reply to an earlier post on 21 Oct 2010 22:11:12 BDT
T. Franklin says:
I'd jump for that Bruce set if I didn't already have the Japanese mini vinyl discs.

Posted on 22 Oct 2010 09:54:36 BDT
Huck Flynn says:
new record shop (and dvd) shop in belfast where zavvi used to be (Victoria centre)
spotted David Crosby's Wish I Could Remember My Name for 2
also Neil Diamond's Twelve Songs for 1 (is it any good)
worth a rummage smitty and co

Posted on 22 Oct 2010 10:02:49 BDT
I got the Neil Diamond Twelve Songs , also for 1 three weeks ago.
If you like Diamonds voice , and think some of his other stuff is overproduced at times you should like this. It was his strongest set for some time.

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Oct 2010 15:55:45 BDT
Have not been in Belfast during the day since April, Huck. Not that I prefer the cover of darkness or anything suspicious, just lack of interest. My interest in going into town has been very closely linked to the closing of record shops and the lack of interest in HMV with anything outside of dvds and games.

Maybe I will drop in.

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Oct 2010 16:23:23 BDT
Huck Flynn says:
it's called "Head". has lots of loverly prog music, pink floyds for 5, even Blodwyn Pig's 1st !!!!!
irish section is a complete joke - ironical eh?
good selection of DVDs - looks a lot like Fopp except i didn't see any books
bought Ron Sexsmith's latest "Exit Strategy" for 3

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Oct 2010 16:32:32 BDT
MC Zaptone says:
We've got a 'Head' here in South London. Quality store. It's the remnants of the Zavvi management buy-out. They buy job lots and 'last of's' from other retailers. Lots of unusual CD's and bargains galore.

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Oct 2010 16:37:25 BDT
KJP - 100% agree on the Diamond album. It's his best for about 25 years. His voice, guitar and songwriting are all top notch here. And for a quid? It's worth it just for Delirious Love.

Posted on 22 Oct 2010 17:29:43 BDT
I always considered Diamond a good songwriter and I don't understand why he gets so much stick.

I expect everyone here is aware of the Original Album Classics and the Original Album Series, but if not, here's a few to consider:
Get yourself 13 Santana albums for about 30
Original Album Classics Vol.1: Caravanserai/Love Devotion Surrender/Welcome/Borboletta/Amigos
Original Album Classics: Inner Secrets/Marathon/Zebop!/Shango/Freedom
Original Album Classics: Illuminations/Oneness/the Swing of Delight

A must have for West Coast fans:

Original Album Classics - Spirit (use marketplace)

One for the jazzers:

Thelonious Monk Original Album

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Oct 2010 17:47:22 BDT
Deano says:
You beat me to it Cornish, I was only talking about this series with Mark K about an hour ago.
Here's the few that are on my shopping list. When they work out at less than 3 an album, it would be daft not to.

Original Album Classics
Original Album Classics: Pickin' Up The Pieces / Poco / Crazy Eyes / From The Inside / A Good Feelin' To Know
Original Album Series (5 Pack)
Original Album Series

20 albums for just over 40. Whats not to like.

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Oct 2010 18:03:44 BDT
Absolutely Deano.

I wouldn't disagree with your first 3 choices, but number 4!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on 22 Oct 2010 18:12:30 BDT
BOF says:
Original Album Series: Gris Gris/Babylon/the Sun Moon and Herbs/Dr. John's Gumbo/in the Right Place by Dr John
Original Album Classics by Mountain
Original Album Series: Warren Zevon/Excitable Boy/Bad Luck Streak in Dancing School/Stand in the Fire/the Envoy by Warren Zevon
Original Album Series: Prisoner in Disguise/Simple Dreams/Living in the USA/Mad Love/Gry Like a Rainstorm Howl Like the Wind Linda Rondstat
Original Album Series: Rickie Lee Jones/Pirates/Girl at Her Volcano/the Magazine/Naked Songs by Rickie Lee Jones
All around 10
best bones
B.O.F.

Posted on 22 Oct 2010 18:20:56 BDT
Stop it, stop it!!!! I am finding it hard enough cutting back as it is...................................................................

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Oct 2010 18:29:54 BDT
Oh Smitty, you might like also -
Original Album Classics - Mahavishnu Orchestra

Original Album Classics: Mingus Ah Um/Mingus Dynasty/Tijuana Moods

Posted on 22 Oct 2010 18:45:07 BDT
BOF says:
I've got those as well Cornish.......... do you ever wish you didn't like music think of all the money you'd have?
best bones
B.O.F.

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Oct 2010 18:50:43 BDT
Another two gems, agggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh..................................uuuuuuuuuuuurrrrrrhhhhhhhh!

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Oct 2010 23:33:01 BDT
Deano says:
Crikey! I hope some of you took a punt on Croweology they've put the price back up to 8.95.

Leave it out Amazon!!

Maybe this wasnt such a good idea after all.

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Oct 2010 23:51:46 BDT
BOF says:
Deano, I took a punt on Croweology at 4.99, thank you, hey prices going up and down that's what a free market economy is all about., he who hesitates is lost (or loses out).
best bones
B.O.F.

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Oct 2010 22:21:28 BDT
Last edited by the author on 23 Oct 2010 22:32:01 BDT
Deano says:
The album that Motley Crue wish they'd been allowed to make back in the day.

Feel The Steel by Steel Panther.

Utter filth, sure to raise a bit of a smile so long as you have bit of a sick sense of humour.
Cant help it, I'm a forty year old teenager!!
I'd check it out on Spotify first though!!

In reply to an earlier post on 27 Oct 2010 15:29:59 BDT
Huck Flynn says:
SMITTY
http://www.victoriasquare.com/images/sce/ezines/headrecords-ezine2.jpg
print this out - 20% off until 7th November
i see they also have both (each) of Paladin and Hatfield CDs !!

In reply to an earlier post on 27 Oct 2010 15:37:03 BDT
It is the first record shop I have got excited to be in in around a decade, including the Virgin Store in NY three years ago. I will have to go back ASAP. Hundreds of cds at 2 and 3, some of which are worth further investigation.

I noticed at least a dozen Crimson albums, loads of Beefheart and other artists that the mainstream fail to show any interest in whatsoever.

Thanks for the introduction, Huck!

In reply to an earlier post on 27 Oct 2010 16:09:47 BDT
Huck Flynn says:
i saw a Drever, Woomble McCusker CD for 1 in folk section
Elton's Tumbleweed SACD for 3
and Gary Moore Still Got the Blues for 3
for all three that would be 5.60 with your 20% discount !!!
as Eric Burden once sang "I Got to Get Out of this Place"

In reply to an earlier post on 27 Oct 2010 16:48:38 BDT
Deano says:
Very jealous. Wish there was one of them in Brum. To go into a music shop with 30 burning a hole in your pocket, knowing you'll be coming out with 6 or 7 cds is the thing of dreams.

Just noticed, that after my moan about the price of Croweology going back up in price, it would appear that zon have put the price back down. I'm sure its nothing to do with me, but just in case it is....

Amazon, I'd like to see the price of the Phideaux catalogue around the 6 or 7 mark!!

You dont ask, you dont get!!
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