The [Lost] Records of [Personal] History

May 1, 2009

Obvious statement: we all have musical tastes. For most of us, those tastes vary and change and adapt through a number of different channels, affected by what is probably a million things: what our friends listen to, what’s popular, what’s easy to get our hands on, what is a challenge to find, what our parents listen(ed) to, what sounds pleasing, what sounds we grew up with, and on and on and on.

 But, it’s not very often that I think back about some of those lost records and albums that have, more or less, dropped by the wayside. And as I find myself scanning through my music library, I see some albums I’ve never listened to and, maybe worse, some that I’ve abandoned. Read the rest of this entry »