One thing often ovelooked by collectors is the cassette tape. They’re often counterfeit and they degrade even without use. They’re still interesting items though and they are part of the back catalogue.
Here we have a selection of Goo tapes:
White Feathers (Australia), Islands (UK) and Crazy People’s Right to Speak (UK)
Many thanks to Steve for sharing his cassette tapes with us, they are brilliant. One from my collection is this release of White Feathers which if my memory serves me correctly comes from South Africa. I particularly liked this one because of the fact it is called ‘White Feather’:
As said earlier, cassettes are easier to counterfeit so collectors shoul always be aware of that when seeking them out. One example of that is this cassette, cheap budget type compilation:
Personally, tapes are the format that was most around for me when growing up, so I have a soft spot for them.
If you have any Goo cassettes not featured here, please do send some photos in to add into the post.
I think tapes will go down for us as a nice item but not something we’d break our necks to get hold of.
Now, if you were to talk about 8 track cartridge……