TKR on YouTube: December Hauls – Record Krate #01

OK, I am presently expecting a TON of stuff I’ve ordered over the past month, which is taking the USPS FOREVER to deliver. Here’s part one of a four-part, two-separate-shipment purchase from my pal Adam’s store Record Krate – the rest will be coming when I get them (whenever the hell THAT is…heh heh)

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TKR on YouTube: Christmas Music On The Radio – A Neck Pain Old Man Rant!

You know something? My neck is still killing me and after a week of delays, I’m tired of waiting, but I’ve got a few complaints about the radio does Christmas music these days…time for TC’s Old Man Rant on the subject…heh heh…

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THINGS N STUFF: Eurovision 2021: Here’s what we know so far

Come hell or high water, the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest WILL go on! The European Broadcast Union announced several weeks ago that they are running four different scenarios as planned to make sure the contest comes to pass for sure next year. The four scenarios are referred to as Normal, Social Distancing, Travel Restrictions, and Lockdown, and each have their individual points that deal with the ongoing worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The just-completed 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest was conducted mostly under the “travel restrictions” scenario, with one or two exceptions, using some incredibly innovative and groundbreaking live television techniques that

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DAILY VID: Is Victoria’s “Ugly Cry” Bulgaria’s 2021 Eurovision Entry?

Seems like Eurovision 2021 is getting it’s usual early start…we’re just weeks from the beginning of the National Finals and Announcements season… Victoria, who was to represent Bulgaria in 2020 before the contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, has released her latest single, “Ugly Cry“, and the opening slide contains an indicator that it is connected to the 2021 contest, but he notes on the YouTube post say it’s just ONE of the songs being considered. Victoria has been given a “bye” to return to the contest in 2021, and her 2020 entry “Tears Getting Sober” was a

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PREVIEW: The TKR Holiday Series – “Jingle Bell Jams” and “Christmas Countdown”

It’s almost that time of year again…in fact, it’s already here in some radio markets – Christmas music is about to take over (or already has). But have you ever noticed one incredible fact? All of these “Holiday” stations play the same OLD songs over and over again. And the biggest problem is that they almost NEVER make a NEW Christmas standard. There are TONS of great songs released every year, and if they’re EXTREMELY lucky or are by a current superstar on the charts, they MIGHT get airplay once in a while for a year or two. But unfortunately,

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TKR On YouTube: Why So Guilty? Not-so-guilty pleasures….

Responding to Ron Haggerty’s “Guilty Pleasures” list (which seems to have disappeared)…I subscribe to Mike @RetroSpinVinyl’s axiom, as he pointed out last month – “If you like it, why is it guilty?” It’s not, and here are ten albums I don’t have any guilty feeling about liking…

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TKR on YouTube: My First VCLT!

WHOO HOOO!!! It’s my FIRST VCLT (for the uninitiated, that’s Vinyl Community Love Train)! And it comes from the always awesome Steve at Value Vinyl (and Mrs VV too!). And I’ll introduce you to my better half here too…Mrs TC (AKA Kim) joins me for the unboxing! I made a cool VCLT opening too, but YouTube’s ContentID doesn’t like it…(Damn you Orchard Music!!!)

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