turntable tuesday

"Diamond Girl" cover art.

From the Rough of Seals and Crofts’ Catalogue: ‘Diamond Girl’ on Turntable Tuesday

This week I’m spinning hits from Ray Parker Jr. and Major Harris, but I’m going to focus on “Diamond Girl” from Seals and Crofts.


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Clean Your Vinyl Records and Make Them Sound Like New With This Unbelievable Tip

Youtuber ghettofunk13 decided to try and new method for his vinyl record maintenance and you won’t believe what it is.



Long-Standing Park Slope Record Store Closing Doors After 42 Years

The rent is too damn high. And because of that, Fifth Avenue Record and Tape Center in Park Slope, Brooklyn will be closing its doors for good.



Unnecessary But Awesome: Interactive Speaker and Lamp Combo That Looks Like a Thundercloud

If you’ve got, well let’s be honest, a LOT of money to waste on something that will only impress each of your friends once you should definitely check out the Cloud interactive speaker system…



Turntable Tuesday: We Know You Must Be Feeling ‘Hot In The City’

From the vinyl to the labels, it’s fun to share the songs they way we first heard them at home and on the radio. Every week, I’m going to share a few I’m playing for the day.


(Credit: Maria Ives for Radio.com)

Watch Neil Young Record Willie Nelson’s ‘Crazy’ Straight to Vinyl on ‘Tonight Show’

With a little help from Jack White, Neil Young made history last night (May 12) on The Tonight Show by recording a song straight to vinyl.


Southern Nights

Turntable Tuesday: ‘Southern Nights’ And Two Successful Annies

This week in 1977, it was a tale of two very successful Annies.


Aretha Michael

Turntable Tuesday: A Chart-Topping Collaboration Between George Michael And Aretha Franklin

Although the song was a trophy project for George, it served Aretha well, too. It was her first #1 hit since 1967’s “Respect.”


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Turntable Tuesday: Celebrating A Yankees Win With The ‘Y.M.C.A’

With the Yankees’ successful home opener yesterday — they beat the Orioles 4-2 — let’s give the groundskeepers some respect. Since the mid-’90s, they’ve been doing the “Y.M.C.A.” dance as they groom the field during the 7th inning stretch.


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Turntable Tuesday: A Salute To Soul Legend Marvin Gaye

Today, we pay tribute to Marvin Gaye on the 30th anniversary of his death. As an iconic voice of the Motown era, Marvin’s catalog is one of the label’s greatest achievements.




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