[78-L] Collecting [was Record store closure]

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Fri Dec 28 16:48:50 PST 2012

And if the damn dog would ever get out of the way, you could pick up the book.


On 12/28/2012 7:50 PM, Bud Black wrote:
> Nothing like spending an evening with a good dog and
> a book at your feet.
> Sent from my iPad
> On Dec 28, 2012, at 7:13 PM, Kristjan Saag<saag at telia.com>  wrote:
>> You can't drink gramophone records.
>> You can't listen to wine.
>> You can't read china.
>> You can't serve dinner on books.
>> But to play a few 78's after a delicious dinner, served on your
>> favourite china, accompanied by a glass of vintage Claret, with a good
>> book at hand...who would complain?
>> Kristjan
>> On 2012-12-29 00:53, Cary Ginell wrote:
>>> Model railroad, auto, and wine enthusiasts all enjoy active enjoyment of their hobbies also. Unlike wine, we discophiles can consume repeatedly, not just once.
>>> Cary
>>> On Dec 28, 2012, at 3:11 PM, "Julian Vein"<julianvein at blueyonder.co.uk>  wrote:
>>>> On 28/12/12 20:45, Mike Harkin wrote:
>>>>> --- On Fri, 12/28/12, Robert M. Bratcher Jr.<rbratcherjr at yahoo.com>  wrote:
>>>>> From: Robert M. Bratcher Jr.<rbratcherjr at yahoo.com>
>>>>> Subject: Re: [78-L] Record store closure
>>>>> To: "78-L Mail List"<78-l at klickitat.78online.com>
>>>>> Date: Friday, December 28, 2012, 7:49 PM
>>>>> I'd still prefer to collect records instead of stamps though.....
>>>>> So would I, actually.  You can only look at  a stamp, not listen to it [even if it commemorates a musician], whereas a record you can do both.  Double the bang
>>>>> for your buck.
>>>>> Mike in Plovdiv - who must satisfy his addiction now with cd reissues, the record
>>>>> collector's methadone....
>>>> =================
>>>> Record, and film collecting, are the only "living, breathing" preserved
>>>> art forms. The rest you can only gaze at.
>>>> On the question of the visual arts, I don't find watching musicians
>>>> performing their art on film very satisfying. Every time you watch it's
>>>> exactly the same, whereas if you are just listening, your imagination
>>>> can run riot--you can imagine what the musicians look like, where they
>>>> are placed in relation to each other, the decor of the studio, the
>>>> lighting etc. In order words, your perception can change with each playing.
>>>>       Julian Vein

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