My Favorite Albums – Stealers Wheel – Stealers Wheel

Trying to make some sense of it all
But I can see it makes no sense at all
Is it cool to go to sleep on the floor?
Well, I don’t think I can take anymore

“Stuck in the Middle With You” is the song everyone knows by Stealers Wheel. It reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart and was given new life when used in Quentin Tarantino’s 1992 debut film Reservoir Dogs. What most folks don’t realize is just how great Stealers Wheel was and that just about every song they recorded was excellent in my opinion.

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A Hard Day’s Night in Dixie

A 38th anniversary look at The Beatles concert at Atlanta Stadium

by Donnie Thompson

Melody Hill was the Circle Sky Records official magazine while we were open between 2002 and 2010.

This was the lead article for this issue so we created this Beatles in Atlanta stadium cover. Donnie found a great image of the cartoon Beatles performing and we placed them in an actual photo of Atlanta Stadium. We relaced that banner contents with “Circle Sky” and that was about all there was to it.

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Richway and Kmart Record Departments

The roofs were built with giant, almost pyramid-like skylights in which you could look up to see the weather while you were shopping.

Richway in Roswell, Georgia was a central and important location in my early record universe. My Father shopped there, and it was fairly close to my school. They also had a well-stocked and interesting record department for someone who was new to the vinyl collecting hobby like me.

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Concert Review: Alan Parsons Live Project: Turn of a Friendly Card Tour

Postponed, because of Covid, from 2020 to September 12, 2021 to finally February 1, 2022.

I saw the Alan Parsons Live Project: Turn of a Friendly Card Tour at Symphony Hall in Atlanta, Georgia on February 1, 2022. It was one of the best-sounding shows I have ever attended, loud but didn’t hurt your ears at all.

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Falling Through the Cracks: Classic Hits That Weren’t

“Would – be” classic hits that have somehow managed to fall through the cracks

By Donnie Thompson

Melody Hill was the Circle Sky Records official magazine while we were open between 2002 and 2010. Donnie recollected “The yellow submarine is made by Corgi. The Monkeemobile and Partridge Bus are from Johnny Lightning. The band figures are the Monkees from the Monkees Tour Van/Monkeemobile set from Johnny Lightning. The building is the backside of the Hot Wheels Pop Up Drive & Eat [because we wanted to back the Monkeemobile into the garage]. We set it up on plain white pieces of Coroplast. One underneath and I think one behind.”

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Collecting Hair

Give me a head with hair, long beautiful hair

I love collecting things but I haven’t started my Hair Collection. I heard on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio that a baseball size clump of Elvis Presley’s hair had sold at auction for over $72,000 dollars.

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Charlie Watts Dies

Heartbeat of The Rolling Stones for almost 60 years.

Charlie Robert Watts was born June 2, 1941 at University College Hospital in Bloomsbury, London. His dad was Charles Richard Watts, a lorry driver for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, and his mom was Lillian Charlotte (née Eaves).

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The Beatles – Doyle’s Space: Music Hall of Fame

As promised, my Music Hall of Fame with the inductees chosen entirely by me and me alone. My first Inductee is no real surprise, if you know me at all….
It is The Beatles.

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My Favorite Albums – The Beatles – The Beatles

My first album, in this series of posts, is The Beatles (aka the white album). I love all the Beatles records but I’ve always had a special place in my heart for this diverse work of art. I originally had it on cassettes! It also has such an exciting cover! It was released on November 22, 1968, was the groups 9th studio album and their only double. The album has been certified 24× platinum by the RIAA.

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