Monthly Archives: July 2017

Babe Ruth – Babe Ruth

  This is Babe Ruth’s 4th LP and was only offered in quad format on a Capitol Q8 cartridge. In 1975 the Captain must have been living under a barnacle at the time as this band slipped under his radar. … Continue reading

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Frank Sinatra – Some Nice Things I’ve Missed

  Sourced from a Q8 provided by Lupineassassin is this mixed bag of songs from The Chairman of the board himself Frank Sinatra. Another short release here clocking in at 28:11. Please don’t be put off by the CD-4 cover. … Continue reading

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Ringo Starr – Goodnight Vienna

  “Klaatu barada nikto!” What an album cover. Ringo’s head pasted onto Michael Rennie’s body and Gort standing in the foreground from the 1951 movie “The Day the Earth Stood Still”. This was Ringo’s fourth studio album and I think … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney & Wings – Venus And Mars

  Offered here is the follow up to ‘Band On The Run’. Again this title was originally only released in quad form on the Q8 format. Much later there was a CD release using the DTS format. As mentioned by … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney & Wings – Band on the Run

  This is the 2nd in a series from Captain Beyond of solo Beatles titles released on Q8. This particular title, considered by some to be the highpoint of Sir Paul’s career, was only offered in a quadraphonic mix on … Continue reading

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John Lennon – Walls And Bridges

  Wonderful Wikipedia article on this… even has a Lennon quote mentioning mixing for the 20 people who buy quad. Sometime I am going to release something and say nothing.. But until then here is the intro: “Whatever gets you … Continue reading

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Country Joe & The Fish – Greatest Hits

  What can you say about Country Joe & the Fish except I expect they passed The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test with flying colors. Who can help but recall their performance at Woodstock. Another Surround Stereo from Vanguard released on … Continue reading

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Original Broadway Cast – Hair

  The original Broadway cast recording of ‘Hair’ received a Grammy Award in 1968 for Best Score from an Original Cast Show Album. It sold nearly 3 million copies in the U.S. alone by the end of 1969. The orange-and-green … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan – Planet Waves

  Planet Waves is the fourteenth studio album by Bob Dylan and the first of his LP’s to place #1 on the US Billboard charts. The cover art is drawn by Dylan himself. Available as a CD-4 and Q8 which … Continue reading

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 – Greatest Hits

  My favorite cut is the cover of ‘Scarborough Fair’. Also found the Beatles covers uniquely interesting. This particular title was only offered quadraphonically on a Q8 cartridge. Hope you folks enjoy it as much as I do.    CB … Continue reading

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