Archive for November, 2010

‘Tis the Season: The Japan-for-U.S. Pressing of Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Christmas Album

Happy Holidays 2010!  As has become a tradition on keithhirsch.com, I thought I would kick off another holiday season by featuring an early Christmas CD.  This year, we have a Japanese pressing of the 1968 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass classic Christmas Album.  This CD was released by A&M in the U.S. under catalog […]

A rare early South Korean pressing of The Dead Milkmen Eat Your Paisley!

This post is a departure from the typical entries here in two respects.  First, it focuses on an alternative/punk/pop group formed in the 1980s.  Second, it describes a CD, not pressed in Japan, West Germany, or the U.S., but in South Korea.  Yes, South Korea.  In 1986, the SKC plant in South Korea began pressing CDs […]