A track I heard almost non-stop when it was first released in 1981. Robert Williams' Buy My Record was an instant anthem on a lot of the free-form/New Wave Radio stations around the country at the time.
Trouble was, it came and went in a flash and not much has been heard from him since. Well, not if you're concentrating on the mainstream. Williams, a former drummer with Captain Beefheart and an experimental musician in his own right, has been issuing material since that 1981 release - just not on A&M.
But tonight it's that signature track. And since it's off the original A&M EP, it slides effortlessly right into the next track, Black Yard, which may or may not be familiar with you.
Nights at the Roundtable with another entry in the top-40 era of Pop Music - Quasi-Folk/Rock - Sunshine Pop/Psychedelic, Middle Of The Road - identity crisis laden group The Sandpipers with their nod to Sunshine Psychedelia, Glass from 1967. Read more...