Feel Good Friday

28 Sep

I didn’t expect this Polaroid moment from my youth to bring about the Feelgoods on a Friday.

During an after-dinner walk with the kids I discovered a small comic book shop my son wanted to explore. We cruised the scene and then at the end of our looky-loo session, I discovered the back room which was a quaint little take-you-back-in-time place featuring Star Wars, Wonder Woman, and Batman goodies. And in an unassuming corner of the room, there it was … a piece of cool … waiting for me to claim it.

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The awesomeness of Bruce

I was having a John Cusack-High Fidelity moment and enjoying the rediscovery of records.

You see,  I was one of those kids loving the Glory Days and Dancing in the Dark, trying to record the Top 40 Countdown on my boombox and make an awesome mixed tape without being interrupted by Casey Kasem.

I remembered my Trapper Keeper, locker days, and the Jake Ryan of my life. I remember my Uncle Erick’s record player and hearing the vinyls on Friday nights, sitting on my brown shaggy rug, with headphones. I remembered a piece of my childhood I had tucked in a corner and it made me smile.

Bruce was a good find and I think I’ll be visiting my secret record finding place next week, just to see what else is waiting for me.

Buen Camino my friends!

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3 Responses to “Feel Good Friday”

  1. bgddyjim September 29, 2018 at 4:08 AM #

    I love how a little music, or even an album cover, can bring all of the good old days back. Very cool.

    • The Guat September 29, 2018 at 10:24 PM #

      When I saw this album I was like whooooa … I need a minute. I was going back in time 🙂 They had a lot of good ones but my wallet was light that day, however I was able to score this album and I was smiling about that one.

  2. susielindau October 2, 2018 at 5:03 PM #

    I saw Bruce live in DC a long time ago in a packed arena. Talk about glory days! The sound quality on vinyl is so much better.

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