Pure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Friday. Tomorrow’s the Day.

All this week, I’ve been musing about the effect that vinyl records have had on me since childhood. I’ve written about some prized finds, my mission to complete my collection of the Warner Brothers Loss Leaders series, turntables I’ve known and loved and lost and gained, and now, the day before the big event that … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Friday. Tomorrow’s the Day.

Pure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Thursday

With just two days to go before Record Store Day 2015 commences at your local, independent record store, it’s time to get down to it and, well, confess: Turntables? I’ve had a few. This week, I’ve been looking back to some of the reasons why I fell in love with records, and how that love … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Thursday

Pure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Wednesday

For day three of Pure Pop Radio’s exclusive countdown to Record Store Day 2015, I thought it would be fun to revisit the freedom I experienced in my late teens, driving around Long Island, visiting various secondhand record stores and snagging treasures beyond my wildest dreams. (Click on the image to enlarge) Right from the … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Wednesday

Pure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Tuesday

Day two of our exclusive countdown to Record Store Day 2015 continues with another look at past vinyl finds snagged through the years for my ever-growing collection. Today I offer an eclectic bunch of platters–a group of treasured releases that, many, many years later, still hold a place in my vinyl heart, starting with a … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Tuesday

Pure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Monday

This coming Saturday, people of all ages, whether they be short or tall, wearing glasses or contacts, dressed in blue jeans or suits and ties, driving their cars or riding in buses, college age or of a certain age, wearing long hair or short or in-between, partial to loud dress shirts or rock ‘n’ roll … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Monday