Category Archives: Tape Chronicles

TC – 9 – Neil Young – Sleeps with Angels / Freedom

Tape Chronicles: Yup, Neil Young again. I’m going to guess that I got most of my Neil Young out of me in the first ten tapes but hey, his catalog is massive so who knows. I know Weld has to be waiting for me, can’t wait. I won’t’ be able to review this tape because …

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TC – 7 – Fleetwood Mac – Bare Trees / Heroes are hard to find

Tape Chronicles: Here we go, this is why I’m doing this. Tape seven is Fleetwood Mac but these albums were before Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham joined them. Most people have never heard any Fleetwood Mac prior to that duo but let me tell you, those prior iterations were great and possibly better than the …

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TC – 5/6 – Neil Young – Decades

Tape Chronicles: Yeah, another Neil Young tape which now makes three of the first five having something to do with Neil Young. Decades was released in 1977 as a triple album. Thus I have used two ninety minute tapes to record the complete package. This package includes all the work that Neil had done up …

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TC – 4 – Buffalo Springfield / Neil Young / Poco

Tape Chronicles Tape four was a major disappointment as the tape was unplayable. Side A was Buffalo Springfield Retrospective one of my favorite 60 bands. So much great stuff, Mr. Soul one of my favorite songs 50 years ago and today. Nowadays Clancy Can’t Even Sing is something I’ll always sing with when I put …

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TC – 3 – Bob Seger – Nine Tonight

Tape Chronicles: Bob Seger was a fav back in the 1980’s but I don’t listen to him much anymore though as I’m listening to this tape maybe I should. Tape number three has his live album Nine Tonight that was recorded in 1981 and contained most of his good stuff. The Detroit rocker could play …

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Tape Chronicles

I recently re-did my music library and had to make a decision about my cassette recordings. Back in the day,  you recorded your albums onto tapes so you could listen to them on the drive,  in your ha ha Sony Walkman, or the boombox you took to the beach. I had made well over 100 …

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Tape Chronicles – 2 – Neil Young Harvest & Harvest Moon

The Tape Chronicles: Number two is an artist that will show up time and time again. From his work with Buffalo Springfield – Crazy Horse – CSNY – Solo artist, Neil Young would be one of my finalists for an island artist. This tape combines his earlier sentinel work Harvest created in 1972 with the …

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Tape Chronicles – One – X – Whiskey A Go Go

Tape Chronicles: The Tape Chronicles: Number one was X Live at the Whiskey.  The album was recorded over a three day period in December of 1987. I was there for one of those gigs. At the time I lived in Santa Monica and worked in Santa Monica. X was my favorite band at the time …

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