Sunday, August 29, 2010

Red Red Wine on a Sunday #45 - If Only You Were Lonely

Do you have a favorite song? Maybe a favorite song on a 7" slab of vinyl? Well , that is what this week's edition of Red Red Wine on a Sunday is all about. Tonite, I'll be playing some of those favorite 45's, so sit back, grab a glass of red and relax.

Here's the Playlist:
Elvis Costello
Mercury 7"
When I Was Cruel LP

I'll Get Lucky
The Plimsouls
Shaky City 7"
Plimsouls Plus CD

(Making) Teenage Faces
The Exploding Hearts
Vinyl Warning 7"
Shattered LP

Armagideon Time
The Clash
Japanese CBS 7"
Clash On Broadway CD Box Set

“A” Bomb In Wardour Street
The Jam
Polydor 7"
All Mod Cons LP
2008 Angoves Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

Somewhere Down the Crazy River
Robbie Robertson
Geffen 7"
Robbie Robertson LP

Where I Find My Heaven
Gigolo Aunts
Fire 7"
Flippin' Out LP

Blues Theme
Davie Allan & the Arrows
Tower 7"
The Wild Things Soundtrack LP
Suggested By UberListener Jason R

If Only You Were Lonely
Twintone 7"

Long Way Home
Soul Asylum
Twintone 7"
Made to be Broken LP
High Fidelity

Tattooed Love Boys
Sire 7"
The Pretenders LP

Lonely Island
Sam Cooke
Keen 7"
All Hits CD

Skinny Jim
Eddie Cochran
Rockstar UK 7"
20th Anniversary Album LP

Watch The Sunrise
Big Star
Ardent 7"
Keep an Eye on the Sky CD Box Set

Twist And Crawl
The Beat
2 Tone 7"
The English Beat LP
Culinary Institute of America Greystone Restaurant

The Redness In The West
The Lawrence Arms
Fat Wreck 7"

If you would like to download the show in MP3 format - click the link below


Next week, the show will be devoted to Tommy Stinson - his days as the Mats bassists on to Bash and Pop, Perfect and his solo stuff. Influences, contemporaries - you get the picture.

In 2 weeks, I'll be playing songs that have to do with one of my favorite subjects - Jukeboxes. Don't worry, there will be no Foreignor played, just some great songs about listening to music played outta those crazy mechanical devices that I love.

Be sure to join me every Sunday night at 9pm Pacific (midnight Eastern) for Red Red Wine on a Sunday LIVE. No themes, just some great music I've been listening to, both old and new.

2008 Angove Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

Uncorking an Australian Cabernet on this wonderful Sunday afternoon. Hope you are having a good one. Here's some details on the wine:

REGION: Coonawarra, South Australia


The grapes for this wine were sourced from two distinct sites within the famed Coonawarra region. One vineyard on dark loam over limestone just north of Penola contributes distinctive rich fruit and spice. A second located on the eastern side of the Riddoch Highway has mixed dark loam and terra rossa soils which add aromatic flavours of mint and eucalyptus as well as a core of fruit. Together the vineyards produce a synergistic whole which shows off the elegant vibrancy of Coonawarra and its signature variety - Cabernet Sauvignon.

After the dreadful frosts and very low crops of 2007, a relatively normal vintage in 2008 was a welcome surprise. Good weather during flowering lead to average set and a prediction of balanced crop levels. The February heat wave brought harvest forward and reduced crops. Intense concentration was the result of the heat and harvested fruit showed typical flavours of blackcurrant and hall mark Coonawarra tannins.

The grapes were crushed in to 70 year old, 4 tonne concrete open fermenters in the 100 year old traditional cellars. Traditional techniques typically found in Bordeaux winemaking are used in managing this wine. Fermentation is conducted by indigenous yeasts and hand plunged daily. A three week post ferment maceration on skins provides depth complexity and firm tannin structure. Once pressed the wine spends 18 months in French oak barrels. Meticulous barrel selection by Angove winemakers ensure only the best components end up in the finished blend. The wine is estate bottled.


Deep blue black in colour. The nose has Blackcurrant, sandalwood and dried herbs. The palate delivers distinct blackcurrant, eucalyptus with typical richness and fine tannin structure. This stylish medium bodied wine is definitive Coonawarra.


Alcohol: 14% Alc/Vol
Total Acidity: 5.5 g/L
Residual Sugar: <>

Wow - lotsa info! All I know is that after a few glasses - it all tastes good..

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Ebay Rock 45's (8/27/10)

Ebay Rock 45's
Each Friday, I post a select group of 5 rock 45's that sold on Ebay recently.
Here's the list for Friday, the 27th of August, 2010

This is on the KBD #999 compilation. Details ---> KBD Series

Jamaican Madman

From the Auction:

UK Polydor 7” A&B sides - 1st ever Singles Box Set, - contains 12 black vinyl 7” singles with picture sleeves - includes two new songs - plus 16-page full color photo booklet, all housed in 8” x 7” x 2” silver flip-top custom box shrink-wrap sealed. Our last copies forever.

Singles are:

I Can't Explain/Bald Headed Woman

My Generation/Shout and Shimmy


I'm A Boy/In The City

Happy Jack/I've Been Away

Pictures of Lily/Doctor Doctor

I Can See For Miles/Someones Coming

Pinball Wizard/Dogs Part II

Won't Get Fooled Again/Don't Know Myself


Who Are You/Had Enough

Real Good Looking Boy/Old Red Wine


And of course cutting at 45 speed is the audiophile choice for the highes quality. A 45-RPM record is sonically superior to a 33 1/3 variety because of a 35 percent reduction of groove curvature compared to a 33 1/3 cut.. It means that while you can't fit as much music into a 45, the undulations of the groove that your cartridge has to track are stretched over a longer distance

Quick Note - Not sure if this auction is legit - I believe that the box set was only released as a set of CD's - bet the buyer was surprised when he got it!

From the Auction:
Amazing M- condition MEGA RARE original first pressing of this legendary 7" from June 1976 by Joe Strummer's pre-The Clash group. Comes complete with its picture sleeve which only was distributed with the earliest copies. Note that this is the original Chiswick label release, NOT the Big Beat re-issue.

From the Auction:







One last auction for ya and it's a killer
Below are photos from a seller who parted with his Estrus Singles collection
The "Collection " went for $999.00 and has some great stuff.
I'll post the description from the auction after a few pictures.
you can find more of the pictures at the auction here -----> Estrus Auction

Attention creeps & swingers!!
Sink your teeth into the following lot of essential garage slabs from Thee quintessential
garage Northwest label ...Bellingham, Washington's
own ESTRUS RECORDS !!! Loads of now infamous seven inches by the most notorious culprits of lo-fi slop,
Mod beat, power pop, sleazy surf, instro hot rod mayhem, and trash-au go-go.
Features many stylish packaging techniques this label is known for, created and
executed by art punks like Thingmaker, Art Chantry, Fotheringham, Coop, Hernandez
Bros et al ...Die-cut sleeves, shaped sleeves, foil embossing, screenprinting, colored
vinyl, inserts and additional goodies. Includes the box sets- Gearbox, Half-Rack,
and Cocktail Companion.

Take a close look at this amazing collection which took years to compile ...
Spanning the glory days of modern garage from 1988-2005. All the 45's are in
beautiful condition, played only a couple times, handled with utmost care, and
stored in plastic outer sleeves.