I Listen to And/or Spin Vinyl Records

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    More Junk Shop Finds

    Yes i am into music in a big way and i am always in the junk shops going through the old boxes of music...i am looking for a particular record ive found many a good album for 50p. I am currently seeking a record called dance across the floor by jimmy 'bo' horne..
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jun 19, 2009

    It's Coming Back!

    More and more albums are being released on vinyl these days, and I am thrilled. Admittedly I'd be more thrilled if they were a wee bit cheaper, but hey, it's a start, right? I'm also addicted to the equipment. Consoles are my favourite, with the exception on my Sansui...
    Verence Verence
    26-30
    Mar 13, 2009

    My First Records ...

    The very first record I ever bought was a 45 - Elton John and Kiki Dee 'Don't Go Breakin My Heart'. Hilarious when I think of it now. The first full album I bought  was 'Frampton Comes Alive'. I have 3 older brothers and 3 older sisters so there was a ton of records in the house...
    dyslecix dyslecix
    46-50, M
    Jul 22, 2011

    Vinyl-y Goodness!

    I've been listening to vinyl on and off for about a decade and while I'm not particularly active in acquiring vinyl, I love the thrill of coming home with something.  I almost excusively buy vinyl from thrift stores and antique malls and I generally look for some...
    Blackmetalukulele Blackmetalukulele
    26-30, M
    Jan 24, 2009

    Vinyl Is the Best

    I collect all kinds of old things from before i was born. I have been intriqued by records for i guess about five years now. The album art got me collecting, but the sound got me hooked to listening too.  It's like being at a concert and u can really feel the...
    CheezyYumYums CheezyYumYums
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2007

    Recommend Me A Player

    I have listened to records my whole life I'm only 21 but I never even bought a cassette till I was 11. I still am using my first record player, a shameful orange and brown little tikes, but it works so I am not parting with it. I ust to have a great collection but growing up my...
    iameffystonem iameffystonem
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2011

    Rock On, Gold Dust Woman

    My life has been chronicled through music. For every period in my life, I was listening to particular genre of music. I would shift back and forth between genres. The most profound periods of my life were spent listening to Classic Rock, Alternative 80's (Joy Division, The Cure...
    PseudoNymph PseudoNymph
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2013

    A Lifelong Dream

    It has been said at one point or another “anything is possible”. It has also been said that “your dreams are what you make of it”. A line from a famous song declared that “if your heart is in your dream, no request is too extreme”. Where am I going with those? Just...
    Renaissance68 Renaissance68
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2012

    Spin Spin Sugar

    when im tidying my house i like to play some of my old vinyls. Then i will sing hard and dance a little so i feel alive and know my blood is pumping. When i finish tidying it all goes quiet again. My neighbour laughs she said she was surprised the first time she heard me, but...
    queenlion queenlion
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2011

    Making Them Into Cd's

    I am in the ptocess right nowof taking my almost 300 records and puting themin to files I can put on CD's.You still get the crackle and pop but on a smaller disc. It is fun to listen to the old albims. Nothnign like a 12 inch record and allthe album art.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2012

    Some recent additions to our auction

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    000spinauctionsdotcom 000spinauctionsdotcom
    56-60, M
    Jun 6, 2015

    New to Vinyl and Loving It!

    I recently picked up a used Rega turntable, and music has moved from something in the background to something I actively do.  The sound is better than cd, and I'm a sucker for ritual.
    mrgrahm mrgrahm
    31-35, M
    Oct 25, 2007

    Flip the Album Over

    A nice sunday afternoon and taking out the old vinyl.  A great way to spend a lazy afternoon. Nice tall glass of ice tea and great vinyl on the turntable.  Memories.........................
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2009

    Spin Baby!

    first, let me say that i happy that i am not the only one out there with vinyl in their music collection. love love love the sound of vinyl.  guess i never grew out it.  there is a guy with a booth at a flea market that i try to hit up.  he has a lot of stuff...
    merisszzilla merisszzilla
    36-40, F
    Mar 13, 2009

    1987 To Present

    Crappy photo taken with my old cell phone. I got my first record player in 1987.  I was four years old, and it was a little plastic portable toy of a record player, but it played 33s and 45s.  Later that year, I got a hand-me-down stereo system when my parents bought a new...
    DoctorBastardo DoctorBastardo
    31-35, M
    Aug 12, 2013

    Why?

    Because i ust can't find any of the good stuff on cd!Where is Fripp and Eno?Where did Zappa go?Nowhere to be seen,so i keep those lp's spinning and treasure them for it's all that's left of some of the best (as i see it) artists who ever lived!
    illiona illiona
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2008

    to Laur3n, my fellow funkateer.

    get your groove on girl :)
    xxRoom101xx xxRoom101xx
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jan 16, 2015

    Best Sound

    Once I was able to afford a high end stereo I wasn't quite happy with the sound of the re-mastered cd's.  I was talked into getting a turntable and got hooked.  The sound from the album had real depth and it was clear to me that this was the sound I was missing...
    IamGone IamGone
    41-45, M
    4 Responses May 28, 2009

    I Love Lp's!

    I know vinyls aren't used much anymore but I love them, the crackle, the art, they have so much more charactor the CD's and especially MP3 format. My fave is an interview with Jimmy Page. It is a picture record. A different pic of Jimmy on each side. It is a bit hard to listen...
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2008

    Take Me Back

    Within the past two or three years I started to look on the Internet some old 45 RPM vinyls made by a relative of mine who during his 35 year career had made over 109 singles and six albums. Recording with companies like Decca, Columbia, Mercury , Chess, date and Coral records...
    zorbas zorbas
    56-60, M
    Aug 12, 2011

    Who else enjoys looking at vinyl record labels

    or picture covers ? CDs just don't do it for me. Particularly since my eyesight's not what it used to be :)spinauctions dot com 
    000spinauctionsdotcom 000spinauctionsdotcom
    56-60, M
    May 28, 2015

    My Collection Of Vinyl Is From The 60's To The 80's. 400 Records Deep.

    I spin them every weekend, there is no replacing the sound.
    Alasandra Alasandra
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Jul 23, 2012

    Love

    my record collection is by no means huge, but i'm enamored with my 200 albums. i've yet to even begin to take inventory on my 45s... they're innumerable. nothin better than layin across the bed with a lil linda ronstadt or blondie or louis or ella orrrr...
    tiffthomp45694 tiffthomp45694
    18-21, F
    Dec 5, 2008

    :d

    I just bought one last week :) I love it so muche!! it's so much nicer than a cd player
    BeInTwoMinds BeInTwoMinds
    18-21, M
    Oct 5, 2012

    This Is Fun

    I still have a turntable set up and like to get out the old vinyl record and give them a spin. The crackles and pops you normally hear are all part of the enjoyment.
    Chance101 Chance101
    41-45
    Feb 19, 2009

    Vinyl Records

    I love to listen to my vinyl. I enjoy shopping in used record stores for albums I don't have.  By now I probably have several thousand albums.  The analog vinyl recors seem to have so much more character than the digital CD's.The vinyl titles seem much brighter and have better...
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Jul 23, 2012

    Love It!

    There is something about vinyl that just makes me feel good...the crackle? I don't know. . .   I have a massive collection...shelves of it.... Anything from Zappa to Yes to Ella Fitzgerald. . .   I even like putting the needle down...the sound it makes...
    DeutschBag DeutschBag
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 20, 2008

    I Love Going to Garage Sales For Old Records

        I've had a record player since I was in kindergarten. I used to come home from school and lay on the floor next to the record player and listen to classical. I was with out one for a while until I found one at goodwill. It's great my mom and aunt gave me all of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 15, 2008

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    I love to listen other's problems.it feels them happy..
    robin003robin robin003robin
    26-30, M
    Apr 20
    One of those radio songs I always liked Paradise City by Guns n Roses, it's strange, very strange when in a technological set up as with youtube and a pair of good headphones...
    Bettercallsalamander Bettercallsalamander
    36-40, M
    Apr 19
    how do you do listen to your inner voice?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 19
    Nothing compares to the scratchy sound of a vinyl record!
    Jfour001 Jfour001
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 19
    sometimes dreams are so beautiful it would be great to have one of these. had one last night I'd watch on loop if I could, no matter how much it tore me up. the day we planned, the...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 19
    I listen to people but it's not the other way around. I wish my voice wasn't shut out whenever I speak. People hear but they never listen. My best friend is always distracted by...
    WorldStar94 WorldStar94
    18-21, T
    3 Responses Apr 17
    Laying in the sun... listening to the birdie orchestra all around me.... in stereo no less. :)pure bliss   
    LiquidSunshine1 LiquidSunshine1
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Apr 17
    It's on sky gold in 10 mins in the UK.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 16
    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel
    46-50, F
    Apr 11
    hello :) who wants to lean on my shoulder?
    maylare maylare
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    Colour Haze- Aquamaria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7QNffGb86I&nohtml5=False
    Nonotu Nonotu
    26-30, F
    Apr 11
    Well you only need the light when it's burning low Only miss the sun when it starts to snow Only know you love her when you let her go Only know you've been high when you're...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    http://youtu.be/BWs2W0eg0p8
    Wantsfortomorrow Wantsfortomorrow
    41-45, F
    Apr 10
    Stereophonics - Maybe TomorrowI've been down andI'm wondering whyThese little black cloudsKeep walking aroundWith meWith meIt wastes timeAnd I'd rather be highThink I'll walk me...
    SmartKat SmartKat
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    it is my only consolation in a lonely world where all that surrounds me betrayal and treachery
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 10
    Check out this video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/a24IC8CRqlE
    Floridabound2016 Floridabound2016
    41-45, M
    Apr 10
    http://youtu.be/p9ELYMhJZlI
    patternine patternine
    70+, F
    Apr 10
    drake is one of my black daddies lol #daddysgirl
    Beautybrunette Beautybrunette
    22-25, F
    Apr 10
    John Legend - All of Mehttp://youtu.be/450p7goxZqg
    whyacinth whyacinth
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=skUJ-B6oVDQ Chris Martin: PLEASE Fix Me......
    Gracey0079 Gracey0079
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    The day I first met you You told me you'd never fall in love But now that I get you I know fear is what it really was Now here we are, So close yet so far. Haven't I passed the...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 9
    Going out tonight Changes into something red Her mother doesn't like that kind of dress Everything she never had she's showing off [Liam:] Driving too fast Moon is breaking...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 9
    http://youtu.be/cMTAUr3Nm6I She's talented
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 8
    "Magic's In The Makeup" lyrics NO DOUBT LYRICS ? Play the No Doubt Quiz "Magic's In The Makeup" Can you tell I'm faking it? But I want to be myself A counterfeit disposition Can...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 8
    e When You're Sober" Don't cry to me. If you loved me, You would be here with me. You want me, Come find me. Make up your mind. Should I let you fall? Lose it all? So maybe you...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 8
    I'm a good listener, my friends trust me about their secret. But you're the only one who can't trust me. I wish I know you earlier to get your trust, I wish I can get your trust. I...
    icesky icesky
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
    Nico & Vinz - Am I Wronghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bg1sT4ILG0w
    whyacinth whyacinth
    31-35, F
    Apr 7
    Journey's wheel in the sky is on my Pandora now.
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54
    36-40, F
    Apr 7
    Some days I need the music and some days I need the lyrics.
    TotalityOfMe TotalityOfMe
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    Welcome to the Black Parade- My Chemical Romance
    chocolatecrazy9010 chocolatecrazy9010
    13-15, F
    Apr 7
    Counting Crows - Mr. Jones[I'm at my local B & N, working on my mystery novel and playing online. This song is playing. It makes me nostalgic for the 90s. That was such a better...
    SmartKat SmartKat
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 7
    Bennie and The Jets - Elton john now i can knock out xD stupid all niter (t v.v)/
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
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