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Posts tagged: Record albums

No. 1 album on this date in 1979

Yes, the one with “My Sharona.”

Best albums of 1974

Maybe. Maybe not. But one thing that can be said for this list is that its creator was not afraid to include some pop stuff and it isn't just a painfully esoteric compilation of obscurity.


First record album I ever purchased

It is my understanding that I was not alone.

My excuse for posting a photo of that album cover for the umpteenth time? I never tire or seeing it, and assume at least a few Slice Blog readers feel the same way.

If you live in Washington, you reside in a state where they performed.

This came out as Expo 74 neared end

No, there's no connection between Jackson Browne and the fair. Well, except maybe that the album's cover designer and Expo's host city both like old cars.

Things that happened in Augusts past

This album came out in August of 1975.

BTO was at Expo '74 on Aug. 5th.

Also in August of 1974.

And August of 1945.

Battle of the 1982 albums

Which of these would be your top two?

Battle of the mainstream 1978 albums

Which was better…


Or this?

Or this?

Or this?

Some humor doesn’t age all that well

The same could be said of certain entertainers' fashion stylings.

Duel of the Christmas albums

Which is better?


…or this?


…or this?

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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