Time travel and music taste

If time travel was possible, there are several periods in time that I would like to go back and just kick my own ass.

This thought was brought up when I was shredding some old receipts and looking at old credit card bills. I still don’t know what the hell I spent to rack up the bills that I had back then. The only thing that I can think of is my Dragonlance & Forgotten Realms novel collection. That still wouldn’t explain all of it. Anyway, I’m glad that period of time is slowly
coming to an end. I officially won’t reach the end until all of the charge off and collection payments are off of my credit reports. Still, I’m glad that I was able to pay them off instead of declaring bankruptcy.

I also found a list of CD’s that I sold to The Wherehouse before I left Vacaville for San Francisco. It was actually two different transactions. I think the first one was because I needed money to pay off a bill or something, and didn’t want to ask my parents for the money. The second was because I was going to start my collection over again and become a “serious” music listener. I know that a third of my collection they wouldn’t take, mainly because it was Japanese Anime soundtracks. I gave it to Mew and then her ex, Mike, took them when they broke up. Anyway, here is the list: The titles that are in red are the CDs that I have today; the titles in blue are the CDs that I have the music in a greatest hits collection.

Four – Blues Traveler
Breathless – Kenny G
Whitney Houston – Whitney Houston
Mr. Smith – L.L. Cool J
Live Through This – Hole
Larger Than Life – Jody Watley
Friends (Television Series)- Soundtrack
Hints Allegations And Things Left Unsaid – Collective Soul
Dwight Yoakam – Gone
Super Dance Hits, Vol.1
Fush Yu Mang – Smashmouth
Karyn White – Karyn White
Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby – Terence Trent D’Arby
Marvin The Album – Frente
Definetely Maybe – Oasis
Bonafide – Jon B.
Kerosene Hat – Cracker
Catching Up with Depeche Mode – Depeche Mode
Music From The Edge Of Heaven – Wham!
Love Deluxe – Sade
Tuesday Night Music Club – Sheryl Crow
Fields of Gold – The Best Of Sting
When Harry Met Sally (Motion Picture) – Soundtrack
Bedtime Stories – Madonna
Pulp Fiction (Motion Picture)- Soundtrack
Heart Shaped World – Chris Issak
Recovering The Satelites – Counting Crows
Tigerlily – Natalie Merchant
Crash – Dave Matthews Band
Remember Two Things – Dave Matthews Band
Telegram – Bjork
Jesus Wept – P.M. Dawn
Miss Saigon – Soundtrack
HIStory Vol1.: Past, Present And Future – Michael Jackson
Phantom Of The Opera – Soundtrack
Ima – BT
MTV Unplugged – 10,000 Maniacs
(What’s The Story) Morning Glory – Oasis
Jagged Little Pill- Alanis Morisette
The Score – Fugees
New Miserable Experiences – Gin Blossoms
One Hot Minute – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Tidal – Fiona Apple
The Concert Highlights – Barbara Streisand
The Joshua Tree – U2
Make It Big – Wham!
Reading, Writing, and Arithmetric – Sundays
Under The Pink – Tori Amos
Ill Communication – Beastie Boys
Maxinquaye – Tricky
Boys For Pele – Tori Amos
Daydream – Mariah Carey
Achtung Baby – U2
Dance Mix USA, Vol 3
Blind – Sundays

I biggest problem is with the 19 that I have now. 19 CDs x $13.00 = $247. I spent $247 buying back CD’s that I have had before. It is actually more because 3 of those CD’s were 2CD collections. And now looking over the list, there are a couple that I want to get back into my collection, like Cracker (has the song Eurotrash Girl; not sure if some of you youngin’s will remember the song). Also U2 (I could just get the
greatest hits CD’s, but Achutng Baby was one of the best CD’s ever. I can listen to the whole CD all the way through over and over again). What else; Pulp Fiction, Miss
Saigon, When Harry Met Sally, def. the Wham! CD’s. The Kenny G. and Barbara
Streisand CD’s just confirm my gayness, but the question mark is the Smashmouth CD. I don’t ever remembering buying it since I have hated them since they came out. I think that might have been a mistake since I refuse to believe that I bought their album. The other interesting thing to note is the Dave Matthews CD’s that I had a year before I met Suzanne.

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