Archive for November, 2014

‘Tis the Season: The West German Target CD of Caroling With The Western Wind: An Old-Fashioned Christmas

It’s the holiday season yet again, so that means it’s time to feature a seasonal CD at keithhirsch.com.  We’ve been doing that since 2007, but never has a Target CD been the target.  Well, here’s one.  It’s a West German pressing of a six-person a capella group, The Western Wind, and the album is titled Caroling […]

The Kinks debut album on CD: A West German pressing on PRT Records

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the British Invasion.  Of course, most people immediately gravitate to that group from Liverpool, but we will not do that here.  Here we consider The Kinks, formed by brothers Ray and Dave Davies out of Muswell Hill, London.  Ray Davies was the frontman and songwriter, handling vocals, rhythm guitar, […]