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Whats on your turntable tonight?
Uber,Breakfast in America on MFSL is indeed one of the best!Got more versions/copies of it on vinyl, CD and SuperDisk than any other albums.Toning it down a little tonight with Macy Gray: Stripped.  On Chesky Records 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Uber, Sorry about your finger.HOPE no muscles or tendons were severed!Years ago I cut my index finger knuckle clean-off. Plastic surgeon had to re-attach the cartlidge and the tendons on either side. The 12 weeks with a splint and months of therap... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Beach Boys: "Holland" B side onlyAlan Parsons Project: "Eve" 
Newb Tube question
Thanks to all for a compendium of great advice and resources.I'm very happy with the way my tube-phono stage and upgraded stylus sounds..to the extent that I'm going through my vinyl collection, enjoying the adventure of hearing new, better detail... 
Anyone remember the lateral tracking Bang and Olufsen record player from the 80’s??
I bought a B&O 2402 tt (not tangential) around 1980 to go with my Nakamichi 530 receiver and Magneplaner SMG's. It was a good tt, but the hinges were a common, regular fail-point and the bronze bushings in the tonearm lifter would bind up, cau... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Yes. Big_greg, just ordered it on eBay!25 years huh...yea, makes me feel old too.Thanks for the lead on the album! 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Big_greg, I have the Singles Soundtrack CD, it's very good.Had no idea it was out on vinyl too....will look for a copy!Thanks 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Rolling Stones: Tattoo You. Bob LudwigRy Cooder: Bop Till you Drop 
Newb Tube question
Thanks for the great information and resources!Always fun to have a new direction for tweaking the system! 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Grover Washington Jr. - Winelight, Nautilus SuperDiscSuper Tramp- Crime of the Century. MFSL 
The very best sound: Direct to Disc
I bought Thelma Houston & Pressure Cooker- "I've got the music in me" when it was released and it's still like new. It's always been a go-to-album after I've upgraded something in my system... Fantastic musicians,  great engineering  and Thelm... 
Loudness - Why has the industry stopped producing amplifiers with this feature any longer?
There are some preamps out there with bass & treble adjustments on the remote. Emotiva makes one.My old Luxman preamp had both a loudness button and bass & treble controls.I end up doing a lot of low-volume listening with my Maggies....not... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Uberwaltz, you described my feelings for and use for streaming, perfectly.I hate buying an LP and finding that I have no use for most, or all of the tracks.Streaming allows me to explore with useable quality, artists and albums that I have little ... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Glad you have some positive cash flow, Slaw. Hang in there!JT is good anytime! One of his other albums, "Dad Loves his Work" is another good one. On the cut "Summer's Here" I'd swear someone put a Hammond organ in my listening room. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
A little classical tonight:Got it from eBay this week.Wagner Ride of the Valkyries / Tristan und Isolde Prelude / Siegfried’s Funeral Music / Forest Murmurs (Direct to Disk, Sheffield Lab-USA/1978)Great disk!