Posts Tagged ‘The Hollows’

Five Firsts: Rob Morrison of the Hollows

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
The Hollows

The Hollows

NAME: Rob Morrison
BAND AFFILIATION: The Hollows
INSTRUMENT: Mandolin, acoustic and electric guitars, slide guitar

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … I don’t have any recollection of what the very first album I ever bought was, but I do remember that the very first CDs I ever owned (though I didn’t buy them myself) were a James Taylor live album and R.E.M.’s Monster. I got really embarrassed when I saw the phrase “secret to f*cking” in the liner notes of Monster, and consequently felt too self-conscious to play the album at home where my parents might decide to look at the jewel cases. But I absolutely dug the dirty, churning guitars of that album. I had no idea that it was an atypical sound for R.E.M. I only bought the album because my initials are R.E.M., and kids were always pointing out this mystical connection.

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Five Firsts: David Paarlberg of the Hollows

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
The  Hollows

The Hollows

NAME: David Paarlberg
BAND AFFILIATION: The Hollows
INSTRUMENT: Keyboards (plus a little harmonica, trumpet, guitar)

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS… With my own money? Probably that Beastie Boys instrumental compilation The In Sound from Way Out. I had a couple Beatles and Grateful Dead records before that, but they were all birthday/Christmas presents from my mother.

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