Post Tagged with: "K-Tel"

Almost Hits: Andy Kim, “Rainbow Ride” (1969)

Almost Hits: Andy Kim, “Rainbow Ride” (1969)

I like to think I’m pretty normal, or at least I can pass for normal on most days. But as I get older, I’m beginning to visualize that somewhere, in the back of my mind, there’s an office where some part of me spends time sorting, evaluating and archiving memories of key events, moments, and influences in my life.

One Track Mind: Slade, "Run Runaway" (1984)

by Fred Phillips In the early days of my metal fandom, one of the best ways to sample new music was the compilation albums from K-Tel and the like. They were a lot cheaper than a standard cassette, usually running $4-$5 as opposed to $7-$8 for regular albums