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blog: perry's CDs A-Z
Tuesday, 20 April 2004
Related: Goo Goo Cluster playlists updated with tool
On the band site we're putting up Goo Goo Cluster playlists, about once a month.

Posted by perryargel at 4:13 PM MEST
Updated: Thursday, 15 January 2009 2:51 PM CET
Friday, 24 October 2003
oh well...
Obviously I'm not a blogger - no time.

And I just bought about 15 new records, so I'm not even listening from A-Z anymore... I got up to about Duke Ellington, I think.
So I guess I'll keep this up as a historical record of my non-bloggerness and maybe I'll write about a CD from time to time.

Oh, among those 15, two of my faves are:
"Decoration Day" by the Drive-By Truckers (A coupla free mp3s are on
"Portrait of a Legend: Sam Cooke" (Watch out for the SACD version, though. My sister's DVD player and my computer couldn't read the CD layer.)

Posted by perryargel at 6:23 PM MEST
Updated: Friday, 24 October 2003 6:36 PM MEST
Friday, 6 June 2003
Dorsey, Lee
On to one of my favorite singers, Lee Dorsey. His voice is great, like a smile, according to a quote attributed to his producer and the author of his hits, Allen Toussaint. (Their work prefigures the great solo records by Toussaint later on -- but that'll be in the Ts... I could very well have filed Lee's records under Toussaint...)

Devo and my band, Goo Goo Cluster, have covered "Working in a Coal Mine," as have the Judds, apparently.

Web trivia: VH1 has got their picture of Lee mixed up with that of Bobby Marchan (who sang at Stax for a period and was also a female impersonator).

I'm listening to my two compilations with slightly different track listings. Both were issued by Charly Records, and one is called "Can You Hear Me."

There's not a wealth of stuff about Lee on the Web.

Here a few of the more interesting links I've found:
* The strangest is a song-by-song listing -- with comments like, "This fast song features a tambourine" -- of a compilation called Wheeling and Dealing. It's from Collins Crapo's homepage (sic) -- I don't know whether he thinks his page is "crap" (and has a problem with punctuation) or whether his name is really Crapo...
there's also
* - Mostly about Toussaint
* - ditto

And also nothing about the fairly mysterious re-issuer Charly of London. A couple of clues are at:

Posted by perryargel at 11:56 AM MEST
Updated: Friday, 6 June 2003 4:33 PM MEST
Monday, 2 June 2003
D is for Dorham
Today's disk: Afro-Cuban by Kenny Dorham.

Posted by perryargel at 4:29 PM MEST
Sunday, 1 June 2003
D continued
Onward into the D's - Dinosaur Jr's Bug. Memories of wfuv.

Posted by perryargel at 12:13 PM MEST
Friday, 30 May 2003
first blog - records
Well here's my first blog.

I'm currently listening to all my records from A-Z. Started in January, just finished Czerkinksky and am now on the Delphonics.

Still buying the occasional disc, though. Lastest ones are De Stijl and Never trust a guy who after having been a punk, is now playing electro

Of course, Goo Goo Cluster has a new CD (you might have to scroll down a bit).

Posted by perryargel at 1:09 PM MEST
Updated: Friday, 30 May 2003 1:34 PM MEST

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