Tag: How to buy

  • How To Buy Elton John On Vinyl (and an Alternative Best-of Spotify Playlist)

    How To Buy Elton John On Vinyl (and an Alternative Best-of Spotify Playlist)

    Although we might all have a stab at naming Elton John’s best albums, in these times of Spotify, there sometimes needs to be a reason why a particular record should be bought on vinyl. Happily in Elton’s case there are several reasons. Firstly, his records are often beautifully packaged, with posters and lyrics sheets. Second,…

  • How To Buy Aretha Franklin on Vinyl

    How To Buy Aretha Franklin on Vinyl

    Previously, we saw how “I Never Loved A Man” became a smash hit for Aretha Franklin. But what about those other LPs on Atlantic? Between 1967 and 1972 Aretha Franklin released eight studio albums, two live albums and a Greatest Hits. Which ones should you start with? And what are the best versions to get?…

  • How To Buy David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust on Vinyl

    How To Buy David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust on Vinyl

    How To Buy Ziggy Stardust The story so far: I have made a bet that I can buy a full set of Bowie’s albums (in their original vinyl versions – and in excellent condition with all the inserts) from The Man Who Sold The World to Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps). That’s fourteen albums in…