Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Instant Gratification via the Digital goddess ACCESS

I remember [only about 5] years ago trying to find "Words Enough To Tell You" via search engine.

The simple song by the Mascots was one of three on a flimsy floppy "flex' vinyl recording [3080 FLEX TOPP-SKIVAN 1965 MED PEKKA LANGER MASCOTS, MERRYMEN, SHANES (SKIVAN I EN PÅSE) 1965 BILD JOURNALEN S 567 SV VG] that looked like those once attached to boxes of cereal. The girl who lived down my street had it and I made a cassette copy. As I tried to find it on the Net, circa 2006, I found... Nothing. Not on Google, Not Yahoo, Not Dogpile. But NOW, TODAY... here it is!

These days one can even find Harumi, and Joe Byrd & The Field Hippies... Having typed that, I know there are still some items that can't be found...YET... also not too long ago, Robin Lane & The Chartbusters' "When Things Go Worng" turned up online!

BONUS: Merry-Go-Around, the band that used to open for The Jefferson Airplane has found its way onto youtube: check out LIVE and YOU'RE A VERY LOVELY WOMAN (yup - they created the original, later made famous by Linda Ronstadt):





We live in a time when people demand to have everything RIGHT THIS MINUTE, and that includes ACCESS to the past!

IS THAT WRONG?

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