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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Once Upon a Record Nerd's Dream, I Thought I Found a Rare Freakbeat 45...

Posted by on Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 3:43 PM

One day, more than twenty years ago, I was picking through a box of 45s at a thrift store when I found a Mickey Finn 45. I remember pausing, breathlessly, then squealing, "Holy...fucking....SHHHHHIIIIIIIEEEEEEEEEEIIIIIIITTT!!!!!" I knew Mickey Finn, like as in Mickey Finn & the Blue Men, so I was quite sure I'd found a copy of this...

Turns out, when I got home and tossed my find on my turntable I'd gotten some lame assed ragtime/barrel house shit instead. FUCK. Oh...uh, see at THAT time I didn't know there were TWO groups going by Mickey Finn from the exact same time period. Again, FUCK. Until that sad, sad moment the only Micky Finn I knew was the English beat group; I knew 'em from listening to my copies of Electric Sugarcube Flashbacks. Mickey Finn are also responsible for that Nuggets Box II freakbeat stomper "Garden Of My Mind"... uh, yeah, so y'all can understand why I was so stoked and then CRUSHED.


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Keekee 1
Yeah, well I just found five different Mickey Finns listed on Rhapsody.
Posted by Keekee on November 15, 2012 at 9:51 PM · Report this
nipper 2
Ew. I know there is a triphopdrumandbass dork also as Micky Finn...eesh.
Posted by nipper on November 19, 2012 at 11:07 AM · Report this

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