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BOB MURPHY – BIG STAR

Big Star – #1 Record (1972)

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It’s been said before I’m sure, but one of the great things about owning a record player is how it slows down the speed of life. It’s a bit like driving an old car; the vinyl bench seat across the front and the column shift on the wheel, the motor must warm up properly before the journey begins. Driving this kind of vehicle takes time, patience and care. There’s a certain mood that comes with this, a calmness. It is the same with a record player. It’s not an inconvenience to sort through the vinyl albums displayed on my┬álounge room shelf and then carefully extricate the blackened wax from the sleeve, it’s a prayer.…

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