Josh Board's Blog Posts Tagged 'Ray Davies' (4)

Album Covers and Al Stewart

All of us that have gotten in-person autographs complain about how much harder it’s gotten over the years. With all the eBay people, and folks wanting selfies, it’s really a mess. In the old days, you could bring a few of your albums, get them signed, and sometimes have a great conversation with the musicians. Now they see a stack of albums, and figure you’re going to sell them. And having albums doesn’t show you’re a fan. Anybody can go to an old record store or antique…

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Added by Josh Board on January 18, 2018 at 4:01pm — 4 Comments

X Marks the Spot -- Patrick Stewart and Ray Davies Autograph Attempts

Sometimes film festivals are the perfect place to get autographs. If you know which actors will be there, you can bring something from one of their films. I’ll usually opt for a DVD sleeve. It’s easy to carry, and there’s something about an 8x10 that just screams “I’m selling this on eBay tomorrow.”

The last film festival I went to…

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Added by Josh Board on November 14, 2017 at 10:46am — 9 Comments

The Warren Zevon Blog -- and how you can own one of his books

I was thrilled when Warren Zevon played a concert in San Diego, at a venue that’s easy to get autographs from. I’m a huge fan, and...it was be a few months after that that he announced his cancer. There was one other person waiting for an autograph. He had a great story. It was for his girlfriend of three years, and she was a huge fan. He was going to present the signed album, along with an engagement ring. Both of us were holding our “Excitable Boy” albums, looking like…

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Added by Josh Board on June 21, 2017 at 3:45pm — 2 Comments

The Kinks Kronicles -- The Work in Trying to Meet one of my Favorite Bands

I went from being a DJ at a classic rock station, to being a writer. One of the first editors I had had to keep reminded me that when I talk about bands, others won’t know the songs or musicians the way I do. So before I start this story on my quest to get all of The Kinks signatures, here’s a list of their songs that you might know: Lola, You Really Got Me, Tired of…

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Added by Josh Board on June 13, 2013 at 1:45am — 19 Comments

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