Rather than spend $250 at the fundraiser for “Hollywood’s MP”, Sam Bulte, my friend Eldon Brown picked up a vinyl copy of The Trinity Session — the album that made the Cowboy Junkies famous — for $2.50, which represents a 99% savings.
Strangely enough, this is the sort of exercise of the right of first sale that the record industry doesn’t like, especially as more and more music goes digital. After all, they wanted to collect royalties on the sale of used CDs.
Speaking of the Cowboy Junkies, while searching for images of them, this one came near the top:
…and I couldn’t help but be reminded of this image: