Dr. Joseph Lee

Hall of Fame Reviewer - 2012 2013 2014
Dr. Joseph Lee with his rare LP Rome Adventure Soundtrack
Top Reviewer Ranking: 3
Helpful votes received on reviews: 93% (2,128 of 2,277)
Location: Toronto, Canada
In My Own Words:
I am a semi-retired obstetrician-gynecologist. My hobby is music and movies. I am a collector and a completist (every album of Cliff Richard, Ventures, etc).

I have over 19,000 CDs in my collection with thousands of rare albums. I have a top-of-the-line audio music room, with Krell products and Wilson Audio Grand Slamm speakers. I have also learned the art of remastering, converting rare albums usi… Read more


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3 - Total Helpful Votes: 2128 of 2277
Warwick Records Story 59-62 ~ Various Artists
Warwick Records Story 59-62 ~ Various Artists

Warwick Records, initially backed by Canadian company United Telefilm Records, was founded by Morty Craft in 1959, following a short but highly successful stint at MGM. Lasting only 3 years, this label has discovered many major artists, like Johnny & the Hurricanes, the String-A-Longs, the Fireballs, Art Garfunkel (under the name of Artie Garr) and Paul Simon (under the name of Paul Kane, True Taylor and Jerry Landis). In 1962, Warwick filed for bankruptcy, perhaps paying the price for Morty Crafts insistent focus on promotion over production. During its brief, hit-packed tenure, Warwick Records managed to leave a mark on what was perhaps the most exciting period… Read more
Old Town Records Story 52-62 ~ Various Artists
Old Town Records Story 52-62 ~ Various Artists

Old Town Records was an American record label founded in 1952 by Hy Weiss. In 1949, he set up Parody Records with his brother Sam. Soon after, he added Modern Records to their stock. This was followed by Old Town Records. The inspiration for the name and its distinctive block printing on a yellow label came from the Old Town Paper Company in Brooklyn. The major artists under Old Town Records include Billy Bland, the Five Crowns, the Capris, the Fiestas, Robert & Johnny and Arthur Prysock.


This is a 3 CD set by One Day Music, a reputable reissue label, specializing in releasing compilations on different labels. In this set, there are… Read more
Hank ~ Hank Marvin
Hank ~ Hank Marvin

Hank is the latest CD by my all-time favourite guitarist, Hank Marvin. He was born Brian Robson Rankin on 28 October 1941 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. He chose the name Hank Marvin while launching his music career. The name is an amalgamation of his childhood nickname of Hank, which he used to differentiate himself from a number of friends also named Brian, and Marvin Rainwater, a country and western singer. After his successful leader of the Shadows, he also enjoyed a great solo career. Since 1986, Marvin has lived in Perth, Western Australia. Marvin runs a recording studio: Nivram studios, from which this current CD was recorded. Shadows fans, of course, will… Read more

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