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limomangus

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Songs you use when auditioning gear
Yeah Kara Bonoff,i used to listen to her back in the late 70s.Great voice and the lps were good.I picked her best of cd at a thrift store and it was great.  
Why do people like reel to reel players?
My Mom bought me a Realistic RtR back in the late 60s it was so cool and sound so much better .I was hooked i now have 3 RTR .I mean back then everything was recorded on RTR in the Recording Studios. Master Tapes ruled analog....  
Robert Plant
Yes Led Zeppelin 1,2,3 are great...Robert Plant fantastic vocalists...I remember seeing Led Zeppelin at MSG in 1971 i was blown away... as a Babd they were unreal...  
New Messiah
Thanks for the insight...need to give it a,listening....Merry Christmas.   
Bose 901 Series V Questions
I had the Bose 901s 2,i used them for a while with the Bose Equalizer but then used a,different equalizer, that gave them alot better sound.I used them for a long time .Had them in storage and the surrounds all wore out.My ex threw them out ....lo... 
Is There Just One Single Album That Does It For You, Completely? Just One.
Doors :Morrison Hotel  
Does a particular musician’s songwriting and artistry speak to you above all others?
Well Paul Simon, Van Morrison, Burt Bacharach ,Mick Jagger ,Keith Richards,John Lennon ,Paul McCartney, George Harrison ......  
All Pre 1970 Vintage speakers suck! Prove me wrong
Sadly I don't have them .I left them at my exs house and when she moved they went in the dumpster. That was my fault.   
All Pre 1970 Vintage speakers suck! Prove me wrong
Bose 901s came out in 1968.I bought a pair in 1974,when set up properly and with the equalizer and at least 60 wpc...they sounded great with any kind of music.They wete used in concert halls ,by rock groups and clubs all over the US....  
Question: What are some of your best pieces of advise to someone new to the hobby?
OK, only buy new equipment .i have bought alot of used equipment some bought from people on this site.Well they didn't last even a year.Becareful,try and listen to the speakers you want ,but remember they will sound different in your home....remem... 
Real or Surreal. Do you throw accuracy out the window for "better" sound?
We all wish for something better...Relax ,have a refreshing drink and enjoy the music.....my system sounds great to me .Learn to relax and enjoy the system you have, I'm sure it's fantastic....    
Heavy Vinyl
I try and find the best sounding recordings of the artists i like.But I'm not spending alot.I'm 71 ,spent my whole like listening to music from all different sources. But the record companies want you to buy and rebuy ...vinyl albums,cassettes the... 
What is your most fond musical memory.
Yeah,I have a few but one was at Randall's island in NYC July 1970.The last night Sunday was free alot of groups canceled, because they weren't paided.But i saw Van Morrison, Rhinoceros, Mountain. Mountain was the group i loved.I remember hearing ... 
Mental and auditory acuity, and aging
Yes I'm 71,and walk when i can 5 miles a day ,just keeping up a nice pace .I only drink with friends and not alone. Gave up smoking 35 years ago .I eat pretty much what i want .I had a 2 1/2 tumor removed in 2018 the Sat after Thanksgiving. I have... 
What was your first record?
My Grandmother bought me Meet the Beatles and i love her and the album....