Category: Music

24-Carat Black – Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth

In 1973 the album Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth by the group 24-Carat Black was released, their first and last album. The story of a forgotten masterpiece!

Music morning opening junior highschool

In 1983 the music lessons were altered: pop-music was treated seriously and we were allowed to bring our own music to school!

School-journey, plaster and Fats Domino

What do a school-journey, plaster and Fats Domino have in common? Read about how I got into possession of an original 1960 pressing of Blueberry Hill.

The best ABBA singles

ABBA: Sweden’s hitmachine. But no formula music. Beautiful, emotional music. Ingenious melodies and beautiful singing. Particularly thanks to Agnetha Fältskog!

Divine – My First Album

Drag queen Divine got into music 35 years ago and emerged with My First Album: a great dance album!

The ugliest albumcovers

After the greatest, now the ugliest albumcovers, including on not in my possession, expanded with visitors’ covers. Great watching!

The best debut albums

The best debut albums of all times. Making your debut with a world renowned album is rare. But is it a curse or a blessing?

Strongest & best-known band & artist logos

Music and branding go together, more and more. Logos are a part of that. An inventory of the strongest & best known band & artist logos.

The best 12-inches

The medium 12-inch or maxi-single became hugely popular during the 1980’s. It created some beautiful music. A (small) inventory.

Guilty pleasures

Guilty pleasures: a strange and peculiar phenomenon. Why the need measure and compare your musical taste to others think? However, the temptation is too big, even for me: a top 10…

Frank Zappa’s Joe’s Garage still up to date

How an album from 1979 unfortunately sadly gains actuality. Via the Iranian revolution to the current day and time.