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Re: Does Vinyl Rock You, Too?

Post by Dee » Sat Nov 01, 2014 6:23 pm

Ravensfan, I can understand why you prefer CDs.
CDs don't require as much "upkeep" as records, that's for sure.
To tell you the truth, I love my vinyl albums, but rarely play them!
It's easier to pull out CDs to play, and CDs are also easier to clean.
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Re: Does Vinyl Rock You, Too?

Post by Ravensfan » Sat Nov 01, 2014 2:28 pm

The problem with vinyl is that I'm blind. It's hard to get records clean or needles clean. There is a difference between CD and vinyl. Vinyl does have a better sound to it, but since I am blind, it's hard to know if there are spots on the record that can stick. Apparently there are laser record players out there that will play a record without having to worry about the needle, but They cost $10000.00 and there's no way I'm spending that much.



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Re: Does Vinyl Rock You, Too?

Post by Dee » Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:09 pm

lol....try it some time, Siblis... :)

Some music listeners prefer vinyl, saying that it has a warmer sound than CDs. Can you hear a difference?

I'm really looking forward to learning whether Glen's last album (the doc's soundtrack) will be available on vinyl, and, if so, what the album's art will look like...



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Re: Does Vinyl Rock You, Too?

Post by siblis » Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:47 pm

Dee............smell the vinyl....lol I wouldn't go that far, but I do remember going to Stores like Sears, Two Guys & Korvettes, to purchase my vinyl......In the later 80's I would go to stores like Sam Goody, The Wiz, etc......



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Re: Does Vinyl Rock You, Too?

Post by Dee » Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:04 pm

I'm with you, Siblis!
For me...it was going to Woolworth's, the "five and dime" store, and finding a new GC album in the LP bins!
Later, my family shopped at a Korvettes, a retail box store, and this is where most of my early albums were purchased.
I remember my mother asking me at one point: "Don't you have enough Glen Campbell records now? Why do you need another one?" I think that I was (only) on my 5th or 6th album at that point! lol
Every new album was a major event for me, too...funny, I did the same thing you did...examined every bit of the album cover, the liner notes, etc.
I also inhaled the smell of the vinyl (just loved that new vinyl smell!), played each record over and over and over, wrote down the lyrics of the songs I loved best, sang along...well, you get the picture...you lived it, too.
Yes! Wasn't the album art always something to look forward to?!
Thanks for bringing back special memories!
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Re: Does Vinyl Rock You, Too?

Post by siblis » Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:33 pm

Dee.......Back in the 70's when I was younger, I could not wait to get to my local Record Shop to get that Glen Campbell Album on Vinyl. I used to love the Artwork done on the cover, look for the lyric sheet inside, sometimes I would pop into the Record Store & not even know that Glen had a new Album out & there it was, sitting on a wall mount was Glen's new LP.....those were the days!!!!



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Does Vinyl Rock You, Too?

Post by Dee » Wed Oct 29, 2014 9:42 am

omg...another vinyl supporter...I was thrilled to read this article and hope you enjoy it, too. This writer nicely compares the experience of buying a few of the tracks of "I'll Be Me" (EP) versus the good old days when artists' albums had to be purchased in their entireties.

Viewpoint: Forget Spin-offs; Vinyl is Better
See: http://baylorlariat.com/2014/10/28/view ... is-better/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Let's give this topic a spin: do you prefer one format over the other and why?



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