This Is Why You Should Look At Everything

…when you are going thru cheapies bins and charity/good-will shop vinyl accumulations…

…NZ has a plethora of these generic covers (from the EMI factory I think)…they mainly contain church choir/organ recitalist or school group/amateur dramatic society musical productions…

…but every once in awhile, if you are concentrating on what is in your hands…IMG_0987 IMG_0988

…and at this point I’ll recommend you click on the next 2 images and enlarge the text so you can read them clearly and in their entirety…

…(it helps to read them with a 50’s radio announcer explains-how-it-is type voice in your head)…

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…wow…hope the folk that composed those “wise” words aren’t still in charge of our less able to cope ….

..the playing (acoustic guitar) is competent and the low points of the singing are more memorable than the passing-fair bits….

…sorta Daniel Johnstone meets the Shags…and heading steadily down hill from there…

…and we (that means you guys as well) are unlikely to ever see another copy…

…mmm ….rare grooves.

…(love my job).

Wigging Out

…Arno is from Liechtenstein… he visits NZ whenever he can…he likes Dunedin music…before he came to visit me he dropped in on the venerable Roi Colbert and as Arno had a bit of a cold he decided to wear a mask so as not to infect the vulnerable old fellow  with his nasty bugs….the mask was still round his neck when he arrived here…IMG_1525

…and you just know I’m gonna use my powers of persuasion when confronted with stuff like this….

…and I did.

 

 

…in other news…

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…anyone able to explain why three people in purple wigs need to climb a tree with a giant rubiks cube, please inform the proper authorities.

Sheep! Sheep! Sheep!

…..In New Zealand, when you are looking for inspiration beyond the confines of your window (nicely framed in your retro wallpaper, that no one has thought to replace since the seventies)  ….

…you probably gonna see sheep….

…we have a lot of them…Scan 32

….they may influence your “work”…

 

Scan 42

 

…but then…. so might the wallpaper…