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Apr 13, 2023Liked by Lisa Hirst Carnes

I remember subscribing to Columbia record club. I think I was 11 or 12. Of course, Mom gave it the ok. 😂 It was exciting to get those long awaited albums in the mail. We played them over and over. Carpenters, Chicago and Jesus Christ Superstar come to mind.

I don’t remember hanging a lot of posters in our bedroom. Susan and I probably didn’t want to ruin our self wallpaper job. I love that our Mom was absolutely fine with it. 💕

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I love this!! I remember the many Chicago albums you got. Remember the one that looks like a chocolate bar? Didn't you and Susan have a framed print of The Star by Degas? https://www.edgar-degas.net/the-star.jsp - I seem to remember that!

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PS - I love that Mom was "fine" with it too. Lol.

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I collected LP 33 records of Broadway Hits & displayed them all over my room. I knew every word to every song of my favorites. Flower Drum Song, Carousel, Music Man, South Pacific, The King & I, Oklahoma, & many more! Wish I hadn’t given them away!

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I wish you still had them too! What treasures! What was your favorite? Have you heard the newish Oklahoma? Lots of electric guitar, banjo, violin. Here's a link: https://open.spotify.com/album/3JctweW8WZzHbU8gw0J8NP?si=emk1GaJST0GkUFNjToBJzw

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South Pacific I think. I’ll check out the new Oklahoma. Thx Lisa.

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Apr 12, 2023Liked by Lisa Hirst Carnes

We used to raid the dumpster of the Wax Museum record shop when I was a kid. My friends and I would recover the old band and tour posters - so I had a lot of those - U2, Pink Floyd, The Doors, etc. I also had a particularly groovy black light scroll of a tiger walking along a forest path - that one was a real mood setter.

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David - It looks like the first one was kind of where Cheapo is now. Obviously, a different building. Do you remember that?

Dan Scholl and David Devoy opened the Wax Museum in in 1970 in what was originally a small consignment store at 7 East 26th Street at Nicollet Ave. in Minneapolis. They sold out the consignment goods and turned to selling used records.

In 1970 they added a store at 1419 Washington Ave., off Seven Corners.

Eventually there were several Wax Museum stores, including:

6th and Hennepin

1910 University, St. Paul

Richfield, 6630 Penn Ave. So.

324 Cedar Ave., West Bank

Robin Center, 4100 Highway 52 No.

28 So. Fifth Ave., St. Cloud

Burnsville

Eau ClaireWAX MUSEUM

Via: https://twincitiesmusichighlights.net/recordstores/

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I remember that I had a very cherished poster of Mikhail Baryshnikov up on my bedroom wall. I had a massive crush on him and I was really into ballet at the time. I also had a framed photo of a couple of seal lions. I'm not sure why? They were really cute though!

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