Store date: 2000-2007
This is the fourth – and presumably, the last – of the ultra-customized business cards I had made for myself at the turn of the century. They each had quotes from NME reviews of Beatles LPs upon their release. The writers for NME had a delightful habit of writing short quips commenting on each song on the album, mostly not very serious artistic critiques, as you have seen.
Store date: 20 October 1997
I was sad to hear recently of the death of Gerald Rosenbaum, who was a member of the violin section of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra here in Birmingham for over thirty years. Gerry visited Laser’s Edge on a few occasions, always checking out the classical new releases and paying extra close attention to the ever-changing inventory on the spinning Naxos rack (as was the habit of many of our most enthusiastic classical music buffs).
Store date: 8 July 1994
We continued the tradition of having an anniversary party for our loyal patrons. This is the cover artwork – appropriated from the Public Domain by our favorite graphic artist, Ben Burford – for the invitation to the store’s Third Anniversary party.