Saturday, November 7, 2015

Oh Hell Yes!... Vividly....


Irish, circa 1974.......




























14 comments:

  1. I made cassettes of it and a number of others from that time. They were worn out making Boomer patrols 75/76. I was a Submarine Sonar Tech. and enjoyed lots of natures music too

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  2. 'Don't remember exactly but other than it was cold outside...(Fall or Winter) of 1972 my friend Dave Zeis came over and said,"Hey man, ya' gotta' hear this!!!!!" .........the rest....well,...
    C-U on the Dark side off the Moon!!!!!!
    II%,
    skybill-out

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  5. This album came out the month before I was born. I was raised on music like this basically.

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  6. Remember the 70's? Not too much, lots of gaps.

    I first heard it on one of the Dr Demento feeds on one of dad's many radios (he was a major HAM radio geek). I later copied it from my older cousin in reel-to-reel (my dad's setup that I was never ever supposed to touch). I first bought it in 8-track when I started driving in '76.

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  7. I remember it clearly. While I'd listened to Pink Floyd's earlier albums, they didn't compare to "The Dark Side of the Moon".

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  8. One of the few albums I had on 8-track, vinyl, and cd.

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  9. I remember where, when, and with who!
    When I finally caved and starting buying cd's, it was the first one - to go with my cassette/8track/album!

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  10. I'd been listening to Pink Floyd for quite some time before this album came out.

    When it did, I was blown away.

    And my friends would say to me "You gotta hear this album from this new band!".

    Then I'd play "Echoes" for them......

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  11. Umma Gumma was my first Pink Floyd album....I remember in 1972 my wife and I were renting a nice old wooden house near the Hillsboro river...many nights with two pairs of head phones and Dark Side of the Moon, among others....nice memory....

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  12. Yup! My idiot friend was so stoned that he put on Side 2 first! So, I ended up hearing it backwards.

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  13. Wore out 2 vinyl copies. Made clean cassette copies from the third.
    First CD I purchased was a Mobil Fidelity Labs' half-speed master, gold finish copy.
    Yes, I spent much of that year wearing headphones.

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