Archive for the ‘Random Stuff’ Category

Ruisrock Festival 1984

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Visitors passport for Bernadette Blandermer and a note about an appearance at the Ruisrock Festival in 1984. Maybe Bernadette was playing there?

Found in an old copy of Jethro Tull’s Thick As A Brick.




Take The “A” Train

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Lovely hand painted cover for Duke Ellington’s ‘Take The “A” Train’ Philips 45.


Breaking Up Is Hard to Do?

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Still not sure if this note written on the inner sleeve of the┬áCarpenters – A Song For You LP is a break up note or not? The album does include ‘Goodbye To Love’, so that would make sense.



Come in number 2224 your time is up.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Chelmsford Library card for the Max Roach LP Drums Unlimited. Who knew Max was so popular in Chelmsford?


It’ nice in Nice.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

French postcard found in a copy of John Williams’ Changes LP – which I keep playing hoping I might find something I like. No luck so far.


Cypriot Fish & Chips

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Announcement about a new Chip shop opening in Famagusta, I would guess late 1950s. Found in a Box Set of I Pagliacci.




Dear Peter…

Friday, February 21st, 2014


A saucy postcard from 2 gals on holiday in Pymouth in 1978. They were about to go to a Radio 1 Roadshow, lets hope DLT or JS weren’t there. Found in a box of totally trashed Glam Rock 45s.

Dear John…

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Dear John...

Letter to Coda magazine, expressing outrage at Miles Davis going ‘pop’, found within the Towering Inferno of Jazz, a huge collection of Jazz CDs.

Record Shop Colouring Picture

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Record Shop Colouring Picture

A 1960’s leaflet about guide dogs, with a nice picture of a record shop to colour in. Make sure you stay inside the lines though.

Can’t buy a barge.

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Can't buy  barge.

1970s pub match book cover, fell out of a copy of Steely Dan’s Can’t Buy a Thrill.