Peachtree Quality Salvage #5

My hunt for records did not always take place in a record store.

My hunt for records did not always take place in a record store. Like most music collectors, I discovered other places that happened to sell records and tapes. Sometimes it might be a place that provides a one-time shopping opportunity like a garage sale or a monthly flea market. Then there are other places that a music collector can return to as many times as they choose, to see the latest merchandise that has been added to the inventory. This would be places like a Goodwill store or a used bookstore. One such place for me was Peachtree Quality Salvage #5 in Roswell.

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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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Stanton Friedman

Believer or not, if you follow the UFO stories you’ve probably heard of Stanton Friedman. He was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey July 29, 1934. He would graduate from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Science (1955) and Master of Science (1956) degrees in nuclear physics. For 14 years he was employed as a nuclear physicist for a impressive list of large corporations.

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Battle of Los Angeles 1942

After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7 1941, and the entry of the United States into World War II, the following day, tension in the states were high, and rightfully so. The West coast was particularly nervous with rumors of Japanese submarines cruising the waters near Juneau Alaska and a Japanese aircraft carrier off the coast of San Francisco Bay Area.

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Roswell: The First Witness (2020)

This has been a mystery since July 1947 and may go on forever.

I just watched “Roswell: The First Witness” three, two-hour, episodes on History’s Greatest Mysteries hosted by Laurence Fishburne. Former CIA operative, Ben Smith, is the investigator on this special event. His main clue is Jesse Marcel who was the first official to arrive on the scene of the reported crash.

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