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Vinyl-a-Day 49: The Spiral Starecase - “More Today Than Yesterday” (Columbia, 1969)

Vinyl-a-Day 49: The Spiral Starecase - “More Today Than Yesterday” (Columbia, 1969)

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Sticking with yesterday’s theme of one-album wonders, this group’s only full-length album features their top-20 hit “More Today Than Yesterday.” 
Vinyl-a-Day 48: The Blades of Grass - “The Blades of Grass Are Not for Smoking” (Jubilee, 1967)

Vinyl-a-Day 48: The Blades of Grass - “The Blades of Grass Are Not for Smoking” (Jubilee, 1967)

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Underrated slice of sunshine pop with bright, vocal harmonies and baroque embellishment in their arrangements.
New Vinyl-scented Car Fresheners Take The World By Storm!

New Vinyl-scented Car Fresheners Take The World By Storm!

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A new car air freshener inspired by vinyl is making heads turn all around the globe, but what makes it more special than a small dangly pine-scented cardboard tree? Our reporter Mark Anthony Finch found out all the details, typed them on his computer screen and then uploaded them here, in our latest blog!

Vinyl-a-Day 47: The Dave Clark Five - “Glad All Over” (Epic, 1964)

Vinyl-a-Day 47: The Dave Clark Five - “Glad All Over” (Epic, 1964)

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This album is a clear example of why the British groups quickly eclipsed the pretty boy rockers who emerged in the US when the Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll began to peter out.
Vinyl-a-Day 46: Spanky & Our Gang - Featuring: Sunday Will Never Be the Same (Mercury, 1967)

Vinyl-a-Day 46: Spanky & Our Gang - Featuring: Sunday Will Never Be the Same (Mercury, 1967)

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While there are songs that I love from “Like To Get To Know You,” “Without Rhyme or Reason,” and even the 70s reunion album “Changes,” the group’s debut for me will always rein supreme.
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross To Compose Every Film Soundtrack For The Next 20 Years

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross To Compose Every Film Soundtrack For The Next 20 Years

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It's true: Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross are to produce every movie soundtrack until the year 2041, and our Hollywood reporter Mark Anthony Finch - after snuffling his way through many a L.A. garbage can - has all the details in our latest blog. BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE: a digital mixtape of movie soundtracks you can listen to for free on our Mixcloud channel: WSTS Picaroon Platters Goes To The Movies Part II! Who doesn't love a sequel?

A Record Player In Your Car?

A Record Player In Your Car?

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Turns out having a record player in your car is not only actually possible, but has already been made a reality! Our horseless carriage correspondent Mark Anthony Finch reports on the new Lexus which boasts a glovebox turntable.
Prince Harry & Meghan's Love Of Vinyl Is The Real Reason They Left The Royal Family

Prince Harry & Meghan's Love Of Vinyl Is The Real Reason They Left The Royal Family

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In a shocking turn of events, deleted scenes from THAT interview have revealed the real reason behind the couple's split from their royal heritage. Our royal correspondent Mark Anthony Finch delves through the footage for the juciest morsels in our latest blog!
Vinyl-a-Day 45: Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - “If No One Sang” (Fontana/Imperial, 1968)

Vinyl-a-Day 45: Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - “If No One Sang” (Fontana/Imperial, 1968)

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Another seminal British rock group who had a string of hits and were one of the most popular groups of the era, but just do not get talked about enough in the US.

Vinyl-a-Day 44: *GUEST POST* Van Dyke Parks - “Discover America” (Warner Bros., 1972)

Vinyl-a-Day 44: *GUEST POST* Van Dyke Parks - “Discover America” (Warner Bros., 1972)

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Van Dyke Parks has been a lot of things in his life: Brian Wilson collaborator, producer, brief member of the Mothers Of Invention, singer-songwriter, composer, and on this record, a calypso singer.
Vinyl-a-Day 43: The Outsiders - “CQ” (Polydor, 1968 [Jackpot Re-Issue]

Vinyl-a-Day 43: The Outsiders - “CQ” (Polydor, 1968 [Jackpot Re-Issue]

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I posted about the US Outsiders earlier this week, but this the Outsiders from the Netherlands. Probably the most popular example of the “Nederbeat Sound” which emerged in the wake of popular British hard rock groups like The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, and The Who.
Vinyl-a-Day 42: Colin Blunstone - “One Year” (Epic, 1971)

Vinyl-a-Day 42: Colin Blunstone - “One Year” (Epic, 1971)

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People don’t talk enough about Colin Blunstone. His first solo outing, recorded in the year proceeding the breakup of The Zombies could almost be considered the final Zombies album as it features significant contributions from other ex-Zombies Rod Argent and Chris (who by then had formed Argent). 


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