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Title: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: analogdemon on February 03, 2006, 10:55:54 AM
My Beach Boys CD collection is now complete.  I got the last 2 two-fers that I needed today (SS/SUSA and LDC/ASL).  Every album from 1962-1996.  I'm extremely happy now. :D


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: I. Spaceman on February 03, 2006, 11:04:15 AM
Woo-foda-whoo.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: king of anglia on February 03, 2006, 11:20:45 AM
You need the vinyl versions now. Otherwise I don't wanna know ya!


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: 37!ws on February 03, 2006, 11:30:25 AM
My Beach Boys CD collection is now complete.  I got the last 2 two-fers that I needed today (SS/SUSA and LDC/ASL).  Every album from 1962-1996.  I'm extremely happy now. :D

I'd like to challenge you on that -- Joe Thomas, who posts a lot on the "blue board" (no, that's neither the Joe Thomas of Imagination infamy nor the Joe Thomas who used to be a Chicago classic-rock DJ), self-published a book a few years ago that's basically an exhaustive Beach Boys CD discography. It's...frickin' huge. HUGE. If you REALLY want a complete Beach Boys collection on CD (even if you don't include bootlegs), you'll probably need a warehouse to store 'em.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: al on February 03, 2006, 11:44:48 AM
Indeed - Joe has over 1000 BB CD's - yes, all different. That, is a collection!


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: I. Spaceman on February 03, 2006, 11:46:14 AM
Yeah, and unless you got Ten Years Of Harmony, Lost And Found etc. it ain't complete.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: Mitchell on February 03, 2006, 11:51:20 AM
How can Little Deuce Coupe/All Summer Long be the LAST one?


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: I. Spaceman on February 03, 2006, 12:00:44 PM
That's what I was thinkin'!


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: analogdemon on February 03, 2006, 12:21:51 PM
How was LDC/ASL last?  Beacuse that's the last one I bought.  The first Beach Boys CD I bought was Smiley Smile/Wild Honey.  From there, I just started buying them in random order.  I'd be in a music store, see what they had and say "OK what do I feel like hearing once I get out of the store?"  And I'd buy whatever I felt like.  I basically bought SS/SUSA and LDC/ASL for the sole express purpose of completing my collection since I took advantage of a buy one get 3 free from BMG.  So I just bit the bullet and bought the last two just so I could say I had all the albums.  If I had to pay full price for those 2 two-fers, I'd probably never have gotten them because I just I really have had no interest in hearing any of those four albums up to this point.  But I've got them now so it's all good.

And yes, I do have Ten Years of Harmony (what a pain in the ass to find, only got it a week ago) and Lost and Found. :D  In essence, I have all the studio albums now, and much more.  The collection is complete as far as I'm concerned.  I didn't have all the studio albums until today so that's finally been rectified. haha

As far as vinyl, I'm working on it.  I've got original pressings of Smiley Smile (Duophonic), Wild Honey (Mono and Duophonic), Surf's Up, Holland, Love You, LA and KTSA.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: al on February 03, 2006, 12:29:01 PM
Hell, I STILL don't have all the twofers. As I've got everything on vinyl, frequently more than once I've kept putting off getting the ones earlier than Today and later than Love You - or the concert ones. Will do one day, they are always going for a fiver somewhere but I feel guilty buying things on CD I already have and aren't knackered unless there are either LOADS of extras or I just happen to convince myself in that second that its time i gave up resisting and bought it.

Oh for infinite cash or a better job!


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: SurferGirl7 on February 03, 2006, 12:36:23 PM
Only just recently finally got all of the twofers (and soon will have all the SOT's but that's another story). The BB collection is NEVER complete.  8)


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: analogdemon on February 03, 2006, 12:37:07 PM
Only just recently finally got all of the twofers (and soon will have all the SOT's but that's another story). The BB collection is NEVER complete.  8)

Amen to that.  Forgive my ignorance, but what are SOTs?


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: SurferGirl7 on February 03, 2006, 12:39:08 PM
SOT's (sea of tunes) are basically
studio sgeltoob


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: analogdemon on February 03, 2006, 12:40:31 PM
Gotcha.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: I. Spaceman on February 03, 2006, 01:03:36 PM
Quote
I just I really have had no interest in hearing any of those four albums up to this point.

Great advertisement for the SMiLE Shop!


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: 37!ws on February 03, 2006, 01:21:03 PM
How can Little Deuce Coupe/All Summer Long be the LAST one?

Hey, Beach Boys Concert/Live In London was my last one, back in 1994...


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: Aegir on February 03, 2006, 03:26:11 PM
I don't have all the Beach Boys albums by a longshot, but judging by the way I purchase complete discographies (all released up until 37 years ago, "newest" ones first, then if that's ever fulfilled, reverse-chronologically, more or less, of official studio albums from the front until 1980, as well as buying whatever contemporary new release there is of new material), my last CD is probably going to be MIU/LA.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: I. Spaceman on February 03, 2006, 05:08:58 PM
No way, get that before KTSA/BB, SIP, Cruisin' and Stars and Stripes.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: Aegir on February 03, 2006, 05:36:53 PM
Well, I can't get Summer In Paradise or Still Cruisin' anyway; they don't sell them anymore.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: I. Spaceman on February 03, 2006, 05:45:22 PM
Yeah, "they" (whoever that is) do. Check used CD stores, Ebay, hell even Amazon sell used copies.
There's about 10,000 bootlegs with most of the greatest music the BB ever did. You can find those too.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: Beckner on February 04, 2006, 08:50:29 AM
I assure you though, once you have SIP and Still Cruisin, you'll long for the day before when you merely wished you had them.

Me? I don't have any live discs or KTSA/ BB85. I have 85 on LP, just haven't put it on the player. I'm afeared to break it over my knee.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: Jason on February 04, 2006, 11:09:31 AM
Man I feel really old (for a young guy), I completed my collection way back in 2001. 2002 brought the rampant bootleg collection process which has made me semi-notorious (not really).


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: Ken.W on February 04, 2006, 02:48:35 PM
Yeah, I'm pretty much done; too.

Although, I'd suggest to try and find a copy of the 6 disc, fanmade 'The Complete U.S. Singles' Collection.

Every released mono, stereo, promo + DJ vinyl 45 that's been released.

Exhaustive, but needed; if you think you have everything and want to dig a little bit deeper.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: monkee knutz on February 04, 2006, 08:06:43 PM
Not so fast!!
You haven't got them all until you have this one. It took me forever to find it!
(http://img365.imageshack.us/img365/4553/lovecroce7wr.jpg) (http://imageshack.us)


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: I. Spaceman on February 04, 2006, 08:08:02 PM
YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You don't mess around with Boris Love!


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: aeijtzsche on February 04, 2006, 08:19:24 PM
Actually, I think that Mike could really do certain Croce songs a lot of justice.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: monkee knutz on February 05, 2006, 12:59:50 AM
I hope so... Jim didn't do that well with them!  :D


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: Aegir on February 05, 2006, 05:56:10 PM
That's an awesome picture of Mike.

I love the beanie era.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: donald on February 22, 2006, 09:30:54 AM
Seems as good a place as any to mention my recent purchase of two vinyl copies of Shut Down Volume 2 on the original rainbow label.  One for display in an album frame and one for the archive.

I now have the original releases of every vinyl studio album with the exception of CATP and 20/20.  I have gotten them all by shopping and scouring the record bins of countless yard sails, used record stores, and bargain bins without resorting to mailorder or ebay.  The fun is in the hunt ;)

But I would agree that being a completist for BB CDs would be a monumental...and possibly pointless task.  I already have single cd issues, the first series of twofers, the second series, and so on.  Not to mention the seemingly endless series of best of releases.  I think I'm going to focus more on boots and SOTs I dont have.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: TV Forces on February 22, 2006, 11:23:02 AM
Yeah, "they" (whoever that is) do. Check used CD stores, Ebay, hell even Amazon sell used copies.
There's about 10,000 bootlegs with most of the greatest music the BB ever did. You can find those too.

Used on amazon...

Summer in Paradise.. cheapest is $30
Still Cruisin'..  cheapest is $15.

a bit steep for crap albums.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: I. Spaceman on February 22, 2006, 11:25:32 AM
I think 1 dollar is too much.


Title: Re: Complete CD collecion finally!
Post by: jazzfascist on February 22, 2006, 01:02:57 PM
I bought a vinyl copy of the SOT Smile bootleg today for about 15 dollars. Don't know if it's the real thing or if there are copy/discount versions of this bootleg. But anyway it sounds great.  There really is something about vinyl sounding better, it gives more of a perspective to the sound.

Søren