another perfectly good motorcycle ruined.......

Sunday, 26 September 2010

vinyl, 7" northern soul singles, in this age of cd and digital music you tend to forget about the vinyl stash hidden away in boxes in a wardrobe, over 500 rare soul gem's, i dug a couple of boxes out this afternoon and as i flicked through them i could still remember where i bought most of them from, all-nighter's, mail order from 'black music' or 'blues and soul', [old school, postal orders sent off in an envelope, no internet, amazon or i-tunes], trading records with mates or one of those heart skipping-a-beat moments when you found a gem in a junk-shop or record shop who weren't too savvy on a day trip 'dahn souf', sitting on some cold railway station waiting for a train to get you to a 'niter or to get you home in a morning after a night of amphetamine fueled dancing, try as you might, you can't 'download' that......

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