Waiting on a call back from Steve Leach, the so-called "buy guy" at Half Price Books, about something entirely unrelated to this point. But, to kill a little time, let me share with you a couple of items I picked up at the Northwest Highway mothership Sunday morning and converted from vinyl to digital just for you.
First up: a selection from a 1974 album recorded at Sumet Studios featuring the 1974 R.L. Turner High School A Capella Choir on one side; the Women's Select Choir on the other. This, of course, would be Barbra Streisand's "People," because if Babs is good enough for New Directions, well, then.
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