Monday, January 4, 2010

New year means decluttering: Announcing Lagalog's All-Original CDs virtual garage sale

Thanks (or should that be no thanks?) to the gadget of the decade, original music CDs are virtually collector/display items nowadays.  The iPod has not only profoundly changed the way we listen to music, it also has changed the way we store it.  I've had three generations of the iPod classic and every iteration meant more capacity than ever before. Hard to imagine that a device the size of a cassette tape (anyone younger than 15 to 18 years old would have a hard time grasping this term) can store half of my 240 gig original music CD collection stored using AIFF format, not MP3s.

With my entire original music CD collection digitized and archived in my external hard drive, my CDs are sitting on the shelf gathering dust by the day so I just thought of disposing them off at practically giveaway prices (Php70-120 for single CDs, Php for the double CDs) knowing that someone out there may want to complete his/her collection. The collection range from rare collectibles (Nina Simone, Deodato) to sugary pop (Mandy Moore); jazzy bebop (Manhattan Transfer) to blue-eyed soul (Michael McDonald in Motown 1 & 2); rather rare 70s vintage music (Carpenters and Carole King) and standards (Linda Ronstadt and Nelson Riddle Orchestra's Trilogy, Glenn Miller)

The complete list of titles and their corresponding prices are posted at this google docs link: Feel free to browse and dig in!  Interested parties may inquire/reserve by emailing me at or texting 0917.5244303.
Here's a list of the artists whose CD titles are available:   
JAZZ - Sarah Vaughan • Nat King Cole • Louis Armstrong • Dianne Reeves • Take 6 • Manhattan Transfer • Nina Simone • Ray Charles   

BOSSA NOVA/REGGAE - Sergio Mendes, Astrud Gilberto • Bob Marley   


STANDARDS/JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL Glenn Miller • Dave Grusin • George Benson • Vangelis • Windham Hill Artists • Deodato • Earl Klugh • Enya • Capella Istropolitana • Prague Chamber  

SONGBOOKS Linda Ronstadt & the Nelson Riddle Orchestra • Aaron Neville 

JAZZ POP Matt Bianco • Basia • Anita Baker • Julia Fordham • Kevyn Lettau • Donald Fagen • Pauline Wilson  

BROADWAY Barbra Streisand  

MUSICALS/OST Sound of Music • Empire of the Sun • Westside Story • Sleepless in Seattle • Evita • Andrew Lloyd Webber • David Foster's Rechordings • Happy Feet • Disney Themes   
BRIT POP The Dream Academy • Wham! • Thompson Twins • Tears for Fears • Swing Out Sister • Style Council • Sting and the Police • Simply Red • U2 • Paul McCartney • Bee Gees • Sade • Dina Caroll • Everything But the Girl  

BRIT POP MALE George Michael • Seal 

BRIT POP FEMALE Annie Lennox • Lisa Stansfield • Alison Moyet  

BRIT POP GROUPS Everything But the Girl • Style Council   

AMERICAN POP FEMALE Tracy Chapman • Amy Grant • Wilson Phillips • Carpenters • Carole King • Madonna • Teri de Sario  

AMERICAN POP COMPILATIONS Luther Vandross • Billy Joel • Paul Williams • Michael McDonald • Christopher Cross • James Taylor • Phil Collins • Steely Dan • Spiral Starecase • Journey • Mr. Mister • The Cascades • Hall and Oates • The Association • Toto • Marvin Gaye • Wilson Phillips • Sheryl Crow • Mandy Moore • Jennifer Paige • Brand New Heavies • Linda Ronstadt • Earth, Wind and Fire • Motown No. 1s • Barry White • Deniece Williams • Carly Simon • Roberta Flack • Oleta Adams  

DANCE Kaskade • Chillout Project: House Sessions • D' Sound • Donna Summer


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