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The 100 Most Influential Singles of the 1960s

The 100 Most Influential Singles of the 1960s. [via mefi projects] [more inside]
posted by item on Mar 18, 2013 - 66 comments

Famous People Hanging Out With Their Vinyl

Famous People Hanging Out With Their Vinyl
posted by OmieWise on Jun 14, 2011 - 18 comments

The Exotica Project

The Exotica Project. One Hundred 45s, presented here to say simply that "Les Baxter, Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman and Yma Sumac are only the tip of exotica." Organized helpfully into several categories, including Polynesian/Pacific Theme and Maritime/Castaway Theme and even Wordless Vocals. Compiled by the keeper of Office Naps.
posted by grabbingsand on Jan 29, 2011 - 16 comments

When Music Lived in Nice Houses

Record Envelope is a blog devoted to the bygone era of creative sleeves for vinyl 45s.
posted by dhammond on Dec 12, 2007 - 10 comments

The Amazing Career of an Imaginary Soul Superstar

Remember Mingering Mike? Dori Hadar, the man who found the amazing Mingering Mike collection, has written a book about his odyssey. Here is the spiffy, fleshed-out Mingering Mike official site. And here's an interview with Hadar. [Previously 1, 2.]
posted by veronica sawyer on Apr 23, 2007 - 6 comments

UNbelievable

Thousands (!) and thousands and thousands of old 45s on eBay. (More)
posted by growabrain on Jul 19, 2005 - 21 comments

In an a era where so much music seems overly mechanical Funk45.com and Galactic Fractures are terrific reminders that danceablity can be warm and loose and that human-powered music is the funkiest. These sites have what every good music site should have, encyclopedaic knowledge, detailed info, and truckloads of audio that makes you wanna find a good record store and hunt down the 45's yourself. And it's all presented in a way that encourages you to dig deeper. The song You Got Me Mama by Hayes Ware is a favorite, but there's plenty of great stuff. requires RealAudio
posted by jonmc on Aug 31, 2002 - 6 comments

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