History Never Repeats…Right?


Check out this awesome news clip from 1979 about the state of the record business. Pretty crazy that record sales generated more money back then than the movie and professional sports industry. Oh, how times have changed.

The manager from Tower Records looks suspiciously like the guy stuffing record in his back pack in Record City. I wonder if it’s the same dude?

Play On

I’ve been on a serious Raspberries kick lately and this song has been a major “ear worm” for weeks. Musically the band was amazing but there are a few songs that lyrically feel a bit creepy these days. Let’s just say I feel the immediate need to contact the authorities any time someone starts talking about a girl being “too young to know about romance” but they still need to “take a chance” like Eric Carmen sings in “Tonight”. Let’s just hope Carmen was singing from the perspective of a 15 year-old boy and not a 25 year-old man.