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

Cary Ginell soundthink at live.com
Fri Dec 28 17:07:39 PST 2012

At least dogs ask permission before they jump on your lap. Cats never do, infuriating creatures…

Cary Ginell
On Dec 28, 2012, at 4:48 PM, David Lennick <dlennick at sympatico.ca> wrote:

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