Thursday, April 3, 2014

(REPOST) V/A - 93 QFM Hometown Album Project No. 2 (2 LP / 1982)








I've decided to finally finish up recording the remainder of this 93 WQFM Milwaukee Radio Sampler from 1982. I originally posted the 1st side of LP 1 back in 2010 SSBLOG 9/3/2010.  I re-edited my previous recordings and have fully adjusted all the tracks for volume, noise, pops & clicks. Quite a bit of time was taken to fix the tracks, as the records were in good condition, but were pressed on flimsy yellow vinyl. I've photographed and scanned all the artwork from the original LP, plus the bonus flyers that were included along with additional scans of 93QFM Bumper Stickers from the past. I'm missing one flyer that was part of this set. It was a promo flyer for the then upcoming 1983 Summerfest Event that takes place on the shores of Lake Michigan in downtown Milwaukee.
A Classic Mixed Bag Of Midwest 80's AOR: New Link (11-18-15)

11 comments:

  1. Hey mate, this is an incredible post, love it! Thank you very much for your time and effort. Wonderful share. I'm a big fan of these homegrown / unsigned / promo / VA compilations, especially those which feature bands in the realm of AOR and Hard Rock. Some of the best compilations were never released on CD which these days makes them even less accessible and the great songs on them continue to be relatively unnoticed. I have recently been toying with the idea of starting a blog to feature rare compilations such as these. Not sure if there would be much interest out there though. Anyhow, excellent post and I'm looking forward to playing these songs some more. Cheers. JC. BTW superb blog, looks like a lot of fun making these posts.

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    1. Thanks JC_AOR! I appreciate you taking the time to comment on this one. It was a labor of love! Please message me if you ever decide to open up a blog within regards to other rare comps! I have quite a few other (local) compilation LP's that I SHOULD post, but I need to find the time, as they are labor intensive...lol!

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  2. Yeah I'll let you know for sure, I'm hoping to start something up very soon so will be great to have as nany interested readers as possible. There is a website I know of that is run by someone who used to be in the radio business and basically is a huge catalogue of LPs that were put out by radio stations in the US. This compilation along with some other Wisconsin radio compilations are included. It's a wonderful reference however the website does not have any downloadable content or reviews etc. It's just covers and track lists. Worth checking out anyway.
    http://www.radiouseonly.com/album_master.htm

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    1. Excellent! I will check it out! Thanks again.

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  3. Please say you might be willing to re-up this gem? I'm obviously a little late to the game! Thanks :)

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    1. Sure thing. It was one of the first posts I did on my blog. This was obviously the 'full' release and update. Give me a bit and check back for the new link. Thanks!

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    2. BTW, I have a series of other Milwaukee compilations that I need to get to as well!

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  4. Thanks a ton for the re-up! I'm looking forward to more of your Milwaukee comps. Any chance you might have "Best of Fantasy's" or "Milwaukee Sampler Vol I: State of the Art"?

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    1. Your welcome. I have both of those plus the first QFM Hometown Project and a WLPX compilation from 1981. It might take a bit, as I have a few projects I'm trying to wrap for the site. I have all those comps pulled, so check back from time to time!

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  5. Thanks for the re-up from me as well. I'm in Texas now, but Wisconsin is always in my heart. I remember seeing The Rage, Wally Cleaver, and Take Me on road trips to Summerfest.

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    1. You're welcome. Ah yes, Summerfest! I don't go as much as I used to (mid-late 80's and early 90's). I have a bunch of other MKE comps I've been meaning to load onto the site. Stay tuned. Thanks for the comment!

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