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8-track, Boston, Classic Rock, Tape Head Company, Vinyl, Vinyl Records -

We eventually ended up at Tape Head Company on State Street, and while they didn't have it on vinyl, they did have one 8-Track copy left in the store.

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Radio is different now.

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Classic Rock, radio, Vinyl, Vinyl Records -

When I got back to the states I searched several of the local record stores for the album and couldn't find it so I gave up.  Several years ago I looked on Apple Music (aka iTunes) and found a digital copy of the single that I downloaded to help me reminisce about hearing the song for the first time in 1981.

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Classic Rock, kcpx, radio, Vinyl, Vinyl Records -

"Skinny" had a "hit" on the radio at the time.  He had created a couple of mock interview sketches interlaced with snippets of songs to articulate some critical current events - the 1976 presidential election campaign and the popular antic of "streaking." 

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Boston, Classic Rock, Vinyl, Vinyl Records -

When I got to the store and the clerk rang me up, it was apparent I had miscalculated the (+ tax) portion of my purchase that day, and absolutely needed the 25-cent piece I had found lying in the road.  To whoever lost that quarter - I am eternally grateful!!

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