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I never bought many singles. By the "Singles bin" I began listening to and buying rock and pop, the era of the album was upon us. Even though singles were routinely issued from most albums — there were some exceptions — the focus of music was on the album and the overall sense or message or allegory that the listener could gain from the forty or so minutes of music on the album. I remember the first time I bought a single.

It was during a shopping trip with my family to downtown Minneapolis during what must have been the summer of This was still a few months before I began listening regularly to Top 40 radio, so the record must have impressed me a great deal, Singles bin As I found my record and made my way to the cash register, I looked at the expanse of records around me, singles and albums alike.

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Over the years, a small collection of singles has made its way onto my shelves. A few of them were in the boxes of 45s that I received from Mr. Rau, the man across the alley who owned a string of jukeboxes in Singles bin St.

Cloud area when I was "Singles bin" up. And quite a few date from a few garage sales in the early s when I found metal carrying Singles bin for 45s and bought them, gaining the singles inside as an afterthought.

So I probably have about a hundred singles, as opposed to more than 2, LPs, and a good number of the singles are quite obscure. I have some set aside as the ones that I enjoy the most, with the rest organized only by grade. The Christie record is "Singles bin" reissue of two of his hits on the Buddah label.

Based on its catalog number, the Helms single likely comes from as well.

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That proves nothing except that the few singles I "Singles bin" in my carrying cases run from the very well known to the very obscure. My dad bought it for my sister and me in Februaryand it still sits in the original picture sleeve showing the four mop-topped Beatles smiling directly at the camera.

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A couple of No. That means that a lot of songs that were released as singles on Capitol over the years do not come up when I sort the collection.

Until "Singles bin" record was released, Colter was better known as the wife of country music outlaw Waylon Jennings.

But there were reasons it was No. Go Take A Look! My friend caithiseach — who has frequently left comments here — launches his own music blog, The "Singles bin" Vinyl Meltdown, today. He plans to post twice a week, taking a year to examine his own collection of 45s, most of them — based on our conversations — fairly obscure. Make sure you check it out! Note added June 1, This entry was posted on June 1, at 8: You can follow any responses to this entry Singles bin the RSS 2.

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Shared by Singles bin First ever trip to the singles bin. Prager, a former Angel Records executive, calls his store "service oriented." Over 5, albums are stocked with prices usually 20 per cent off.

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