Great Lines in Songs (Part 1)

Brilliant, clever, or that I just enjoy hearing over and over.

As I’ve listened to songs, over the years, I always have found certain lines that just make the song for me. This is the first post that showcases some of those phrases that I thought were brilliant, clever, or that I just enjoy hearing over and over.

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Village Record Shoppe / Phase II Records

How Kiss and Coca-Cola bottles led me to discover my first independent record store.

When I reached the age of fourteen, I was beginning to purchase some full-length albums as well as the more budget-friendly 45’s. I had to do more planning and saving to purchase a full album, even more so if the album was a two-record set. The first of these double albums to appear on my wish list was a brand-new release from the band Kiss, “Kiss Alive II.”

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Oz – The Enchanted Land of Records and Tapes

Oz was a unique experience, and truly something special.

“If you like records, you’ve got to go to Oz!” That was the phrase that I began to hear from people when they heard of my record collecting aspirations.

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