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Love my new record player…

I love my new Audio Technica AT-LP3 turntable!

 

Plus I’ve filled my music CD bins.  My music CD collection is complete!

 

Now onto Vinyl Records!

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Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds – June 3, 2017

Show # 20:

Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
June 3rd, 2017
Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Crush
Pig
So Much to Say
Granny
Old Dirt Hill (Bring That Beat Back)
Fool To Think
Say Goodbye
Worried Man Blues
A Whiter Shade of Pale
Warehouse
Spoon
Corn Bread
Ode To The Box *
Death On The High Seas
#41
Minarets
Stay Or Leave
Black And Blue Bird
Don’t Drink The Water
Manfood *
All Along The Watchtower
You & Me
Stay (Wasting Time)
Dancing Nancies
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Why I Am
Two Step
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Oh
Everyday

* Tim solo

Awesome!  Simply awesome!

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Spanking Charlene @ Randy Now’s Man Cave!

I had the pleasure of seeing the band Spanking Charlene on Record Store Day on Saturday night, April 22, 2017.  It was held at Randy Now’s Man Cave in Bordentown, New Jersey.

Spanking Charlene
Spanking Charlene

Spanking Charlene played two great sets and provided great renditions of “Sugar Love,” “Dismissed With A Kiss,” “Stupid Me,” “Where Are The Freaks?,” “The Other Girl,” and “Oh Brooklyn,” among others.

Spanking Charlene
Spanking Charlene

It was a great performance and a great time on Record Store Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017.

 

Happy Record Store Day 2017!

April 22, 2017

Celebrating 10 years of Record Store Day!

I spent more money than I should have but I couldn’t help myself!

I visited two Record Stores in my town of Bordentown, New Jersey:
Randy Now’s Man Cave and The Record Collector.

Here’s what I got:

The Kinks – You Really Got Me
AC/DC – Highway To Hell
AC/DC – Back In Black
Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan – Blonde On Blonde
Count Basie – Count Basie
Frank Sinatra – The World We Knew
The Grateful Dead – The Best Of The Grateful Dead: Skeletons From The Closet
Howlin’ Wolf – His Greatest Sides, Volume One
Rush – Fly By Night
Santana – Woodstock (Saturday, August 16, 1969) (Vinyl)
U2 – Live Under A Blood Red Sky

Erin Hill plays tribute to David Bowie – a local Concert Review

I had the privilege of seeing Erin Hill perform the music of David Bowie at Randy Now’s Man Cave in Bordentown, New Jersey on Saturday night, January 28th, 2017.

I was very impressed and had a wonderful time.  Erin Hill’s harp playing is nothing short of outstanding and her singing is remarkable.  She decided and told the audience that she would go in chronological order which I thought was a great way to perform the show and to honor David Bowie’s brilliant song-writing through the years.

Erin Hill kicked off the 7:00pm first show with “The Man Who Sold The World” from Bowie’s 1970 album of the same name.  She went on to do an amazing rendition of “Life on Mars?” from the Hunk Dory album of 1971 which was absolutely brilliant.

From the highly acclaimed and magnificent The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars album of 1972, she performed wonderful versions of “Moonage Daydream,” “Starman,” and “Ziggy Stardust.”  I thought all three renditions of those songs were nothing short of amazing.  As Hill played flawlessly with her hands on her beautiful harp, I especially admired her performances of “Moonage Daydream” and “Starman.”  I loved how Erin Hill sang those wonderful, beautiful lyrics, “There’s a Starman waiting in the sky, he’d like to come and meet us, but he thinks he’d blow our minds…”

As Erin Hill moved through David Bowie’s catalog, she provided us with a beautiful cover of David Bowie’s cover of The Beatles’ “Across The Universe” which appeared on Bowie’s Young Americans album in 1975.  Up next, came a classic from the 1976 Station to Station , album where she performed a lovely rendition of “Golden Years.”  That too, in my opinion, was one of Erin Hill’s best of the night.

Erin Hill @ Randy's Man Cave
Erin Hill @ Randy’s Man Cave, 1/28/17

Another “cover of a cover” Bowie song happened as Erin Hill played “God Only Knows,” originally done by The Beach Boys on their Pet Sounds album, it was done exceptionally well with Hill’s brilliant singing and amazing harp playing.

Hill would play one song from Bowie’s 2016 album Blackstar, which was released on his birthday and just two days before he died.  The song titled “Dollar Days” was, once again, performed brilliantly by Hill, who didn’t seem to tire at all, and her harp playing and singing were amazing all night.

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Erin Hill @ Randy’s Man Cave, 1/28/2017

For the encore, Hill gave the audience her wonderful rendition of Bowie’s masterpiece “Space Oddity,” which ended her first show appearance at this little record shop in the heart of Bordentown, New Jersey.

See a copy of that performance below:

As I witnessed Erin Hill’s brilliance, I was also reminded of David Bowie’s brilliance and how much of a creative and talented musician he was.  Bowie gave us a lifetime of amazing songs to be cherished forever.  If Bowie knew that his songs would be played by a truly talented, beautiful harpist and singer, I am sure he would be smiling and would be very pleased.

After the show, I was also able to get a signed autographed copy of Erin Hill and her Psychedelic Harp – Girl Inventor CD which is a 2013 Independent Music Award winner. The album comprises 10 original sci-fi pop songs written by Erin, and featuring vocals, electric harp, bass, drums, cello, and pedal steel. (www.erinhill.com)

Erin Hill autographed CD
Erin Hill autographed CD

I am so happy I got to attend this wonderful concert of Erin Hill’s Tribute to David Bowie at Randy Now’s Man Cave on Farnsworth Avenue in Bordentown, New Jersey.

For more information on Erin Hill go here.

Erin Hill & her Psychedelic Harp - Girl Inventor
Erin Hill

For more information on David Bowie go here.

David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars
David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

For more information on Randy Now’s Man Cave go here.

Randy Now's Man Cave
Randy Now’s Man Cave


For more information on the City of Bordentown, New Jersey click here.

Discover Bordentown, NJ
Discover Bordentown, NJ