GARAGE SALE VINYL
Pumpkin Spice Update
FUN FACT: The biggest music industry trend in recent years has been the roaring resurgence of the vinyl record format. Fans of ALL AGES worldwide are rediscovering the magic of music — on cozy and (sometimes) crackly vintage LPs. While many traditional retail outlets are charging obscene prices these days for used records, timeless vinyl treasures CAN be found — for "a song."
An entertaining, expanded version of my popular weekly Ink19.com music column of the same name, GARAGE SALE VINYL: Rediscovering the Magic of Music... for "a Song" reveals my most notable vintage LP discoveries as I rummage through garage sales, thrift stores, and flea markets on Florida’s sunny Space Coast — and beyond.
Having a blast record shopping in Charleston, SC with
the coolest chick ever, singer / guitarist Cat Strickland.
Each of the 50 chapters will be devoted to the lively analysis of a different classic album — enhanced by my personal feel-good stories and peppered with related commentary from an array of celebrated music artists, entertainment personalities, famed music photographers, and pop culture authors.
We've now confirmed that co-founding Foghat drummer Roger Earl will pen the book's foreword and ace guitar slinger Bella Perron from the rising arena rock band Plush will contribute the afterword. And last week we had a super-fun promo photoshoot with a few of my favorite fresh-faced Florida-based theatre friends.
More details will be rolling out in the weeks to come!