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Maurice Mattei

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Record That Changed My Life Chuck Berry -- Chuck Berry's Golden Decade 1955-1965 There was a time when it seemed Rock & Roll could only be played the way Chuck Berry played it. Regardless of w  

Rob Fetters - The Record That Changed My Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 13, 2005
The Who, "I Can See For Miles" When I was 12, my oldest sister left home for college and I gained access to her large bedroom to make room for my first band to practice in. My friend Steve Alberti  

Matt Parmenter - Medic

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 6, 2005
The Record That Changed My Life - SPK -- "Slogun" I was 14 years old in a college town in Michigan, hanging out in the dirty, smelly one-room apartment of a clinically insane friend, with a Si  

Jacob Heintz-Buckra - The Record That Changed My Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Jimi Hendrix -- Electric Ladyland Since I own around 10,000 records, CDs and cassettes (yes, I know I have a problem), picking the record that changed my life is not an easy task. Was it my paren  

Chris Arduser - Graveblankets/ The Bears - The Record That Changed My Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 8, 2005
The Kinks, The Kinks' Greatest Hits The year was 1964, and I was a scant 5 years old. The Beatles had conquered our universe. My elder brothers and I drew facsimiles of guitar strings on wooden b  

Chris Walker - The Walker Project and more - The Record That Changed My Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Weather Report, Night Passages September 1997 was wrapping up and I was sitting in Sudsy Malone's on a Saturday afternoon drinking cheap beer, when a friend asked me if I was sad because Jaco P  

Jason Ludwig -Noctaluca

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 25, 2005
The Record That Changed My Life Soundgarden -- Superunknown The arrangements are deceptively complex and airtight; Kim Thayil invents notes that had not previously existed on this planet; Ben  

Dave Storm - The Screaming Mimes - The Record That Changed My Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Crowded House, Woodface In the early '90s I was detoxing from years of writing long, aggressive Prog Rock that celebrated weird time signatures and alienated Sudsy's audiences night after nigh  

The Record That Changed My Life: Vinnie Williams - Le TechnoPUSS13s

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2005
Tiny Tim, God Bless Tiny Tim and Lil' Kim, Hardcore I was 11 and I got it at Mole's on Short Vine. It was water damaged and had a picture of Tiny Tim with his ukulele on top of a mountain of fl  

The Record That Changed My Life - Dave Davis - QCA

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2005
Gang of Four -- Entertainment! A confession: I mostly hated the popular music of the '70s. With no interest in hand-me-down Rock & Roll, Punk had a magnetic attraction. But shock appeal wanes. S  

Tom Willis - Paperback - The Record That Changed My Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Dead Kennedys -- Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables The album Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables by the Dead Kennedys was introduced to me in fourth grade. It was one side of an Elvis Costello t  

Elliott Ruther - The Record That Changed My Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin IV It was 1985 and I listened to a lot of Top 40 until Mr. Bowden's Summit Country Day class covered a section on Rock & Roll. With one headphone run of "Hey, hey, m  

The Record That Changed My Life - War-N Harrision - Hungry Lucy

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2005
Wendy Carlos, Switched on Bach; and Howard Jones, Human's Lib There are really two albums that set me on my way to making music. The first is Switched on Bach, the 1968 album by Wendy Carlos. T  

Under The Influence: The Record That Changed My Life

Jenny "Jem" Schmidt, Chicks RockFest

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2005
K's Choice ­ Paradise in Me For me, there have been many crucial turning points in music that made me not just "listen" to music anymore but made me feel that I'd become more a part of   

Sammy McKee - fotos: The Record That Changed My Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2005
Sonic Youth -- Sister The screaming feedback. The elbowed guitars. The tight drumming. The pounding bass guitar. The brash vocals. The detestation in the lyrics. The utter disregard of semblance