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The good ole days!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by cronker, Feb 14, 2014.


  1. cronker

    cronker

    Feb 13, 2007
    Adelaide. SA
    Does anyone remember buying the latest album on 12 inch vinyl, by your favourite artist and going home to listen to it with your headphones on whilst relaxing in your beanbag?

    Or am I just old?
     
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  3. musicman666

    musicman666

    Sep 11, 2011
    ca
    What's a 12 inch vinyl?
     
  4. Basshappi

    Basshappi

    Feb 12, 2007
    Tucson,AZ
    Absolutely!
    And no, I'm not old, the world just sped up! :(
     
  5. Yes you are old and yes I do remember. ;)
     
  6. I remember. I remember 8 tracks too. I remember the old 45 rpm victrolas that would let you put on a stack of 45's. I still have a 2 track 7 1/2 ips tape machine. Now I have a headache from all this remembering. Old? My sig says it all.;)
     
  7. Wow! You're 130 years old? You are older than I am by at least a couple of years. :cool:
     
  8. Ukiah Bass

    Ukiah Bass Supporting Member

    I thought vinyl was the stuff they put on floors.
     
  9. FilterFunk

    FilterFunk Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2010
    I'm old enough to remember when we called it "wax."
     
  10. bluesblaster

    bluesblaster

    Jan 2, 2008
    I bet you fellers are talkin about the Victorola, sure loved that Bix Biderbeck, yes sir, 23 skidoo
     
  11. squirefan

    squirefan

    Nov 22, 2009
    Lansing, Ks.
    Yes, but I never had a beanbag. My stereo was on a cinder block/plank shelf, though!
     
  12. GK Growl

    GK Growl

    Dec 31, 2011
    Yes!! I remember those days. Opening the album, looking at the artwork, the smell of the vinyl. The lack of over compression in the mix. :crying:
     
  13. Kmonk

    Kmonk

    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings
    I have over 1000 albums on vinyl and still listen to them with and without headphones.

    I do remember that when I was in high school in the 70s, that I would often stay up until 2 or 3 in the morning listening to my favorite albums on vinyl through headphones.

    My first album was Black Sabbath Paranoid. My second was a KTEL compilation. I used by a lot through Columbia House and BMG.
     
  14. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    Minneapolis
    I told her I had a 12 inch vinyl, and she thought I was lyin'.
     
  15. hsech

    hsech Turn it down. Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 27, 2012
    Central Iowa
    Remember it well. I still have some old scratched up well worn 12" vinyl records, but I don't have anything to play them on. Maybe it's time to hit the garage sales.
     
  16. SlingBass4

    SlingBass4 Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2009
    Kansas City
    "These are the good ol' days" - Carly Simon

    The fact that we're still vertical makes that true :p
     
  17. SlingBass4

    SlingBass4 Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2009
    Kansas City
    Catching the seeds might have been included in that memory (along with that smell) somewhere... [​IMG]
     
  18. philvanv

    philvanv Gerbil Turds, Kitsap County Turd Core

    Jul 2, 2012
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    and at the bottom it says thank you, and now you can **** off
    I dont know why but this made me smile and i need to smile more. I am luckly still into my 80's punk and with alot of bands having reunions 12" and 7" records are coming back. As far as other styles of music I am not sure. But I do love al-bums
     
  19. pflash4001

    pflash4001

    Dec 2, 2011
    I do and I'm 40. I was walking through the mall with my kids not too long ago and was thinking how strange it was to walk end to end through the mall and not see a Sam Goody or Musicland or some other music store. That was when the album artwork was as big as the music. I miss that stuff. Everything today seems so over-processed and cheap...like spray cheese...
     
  20. GKon

    GKon Supporting Member, Boom-Chicka-Boom Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2013
    Athens, Greece
    I remember! My first album, Kiss-Destroyer!!

    Do you all also remember being able to go to the library and listening to their album catalog on a crappy turntable, with headphones? I used to love doing that when I was a kid. :)
     



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