Sure, Jay Jay French is a rock-star guitarist with Twisted Sister, but he puts his records on the turntable just like the rest of us collectors do.
Stan Panenka wears a lot of hats these days. He’s an author, a caregiver and an entrepreneur. And, oh yeah, there’s that little thing about his one-of-a-kind Beatles collection.
When Goldmine reader Ron Deutsch of Reidsville, N.C., revealed that his music collection focuses on “old white guys playing self-indulgent solos” it was not really a surprise that he cited Rush among his favorite groups.
Everybody knows what it’s like to love a hobby. Some of us know what it’s like to love a job. But precious few get to experience the joy where vocation and avocation are one in the same.
After getting his first record in 1964 — The Beatles, natch — Gene Aguilera was hooked on music. So how and what does he collect? And what’s on his want list?
Longtime reader Bob Russell of of New Jersey has been part of Goldmine’s collecting family since the 1980s. He collects everything from guitars and amps to old discs — and he’ll even give you a sneak peek with his video tour.
This Goldmine reader claims he was obsessed with music before he could walk or talk.
Record stores, where are you? Collectors, where do you buy your records?
Whatever it is that rocks your world but continues to elude your grasp, we wanna know!
Mickster is his nickname, but it should be The Music Collector