Tuesday, May 29, 2007

HDD Clash

The End is always near...
See you someday!!

Time Has Told Me [June 22nd 2006 - May 29th 2007]

by Lizardson

*HDD = Hard Disk Drive (250GB, 4000 albums)

I can't fix the problem and 4000 albums will never back again...
But I don't want to call it The End.
Please wait for my next action!!

Thank you so much!!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm really sorry to hear of your trouble. I hope you can fix it, and that soon we will see you back in blog action - we need you on the circuit.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the wonderful music you have introduced me to. My collection is imeasurably richer since I started visiting your blog. Many thanks.

30 May, 2007 01:13  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lizardson are you closing down the blog? A terrible pity :O(

30 May, 2007 02:32  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm like, huh?

30 May, 2007 03:13  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thank U very Much for this wonderful music..Nothing last forever..i enjoyed a lot..God Bless you...See you around :)

30 May, 2007 03:25  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is this a goodbye? Sad news. Thanks for all the fish : )

30 May, 2007 03:44  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for all the music you have shared with us !

Bye bye

30 May, 2007 04:18  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't go!

Come back!

30 May, 2007 04:41  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What? That's a bit sudden!

Thanks for some wonderful music and some wonderful information.

30 May, 2007 05:59  
Blogger Ratatoskyr said...

Say it isn't so!

Lizardson, if it is true, and you must retire, then let me be the first to say thank you ever so much for making my life richer.

Otsukaresama deshita! We will miss you terribly.

30 May, 2007 06:33  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dear Lizardson,

Many thanks for your excellent blog and for all the hours you have put into it over the past year. It has definitely been the best and most informative blog about obscure folk music (and other good music too).

Thanks to you I have expanded my musical horizons and had a chance to listen to things I didn't even know existed before (many of them never even reissued). A special mention for your headers too - a different one for each section of your blog.

Although I will miss my daily visits I'm not surprised you have decided to call it a day - to maintain that quality over a long period takes a lot of dedication - well, this is to let you know that it's been appreciated.

All the best for the future - and THANKS!


30 May, 2007 06:37  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ah, tis harder to have listened and been deafened than to never have listened at all...we are all richer because of your kindness and your sharing spirit shall be deeply missed....may the sun always shine upon you and may your days be filled with peace...

...a sad believe-it-or-not matilda

30 May, 2007 07:54  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cheers, brother.

Rock In Peace,

30 May, 2007 07:56  
Blogger cianfulli said...

sorry for hdd, keep on

30 May, 2007 08:04  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the good times you've given me. Times that'll last for ever thanks to the music. I hope whatever you do is successful and makes you happy.

John_R in Western Australia

30 May, 2007 09:05  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what does HDD mean. Hope you come back someday. I'll miss this place. Much better than any bar or club I've ever been in.

30 May, 2007 09:11  
Blogger Unknown said...

Sad sad news. thanks for all the wonderful music. your blog was (is) an island of excellent quality in the net. I hope you'll resolve the problem with your hard disk and return.

30 May, 2007 14:48  
Blogger Vlasdance said...

Man...i am very sorry to hear that..

but shit happens anyway..

Anything we could do to help you...tell us...

You are the best blogger in our music..

So many thanks..
Hope that you fix your problem..
C U man

30 May, 2007 15:19  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Lizardson - your blog was one of the best. I got some great stuff here and learnt a lot about music I wouldn't otherwise have known about. I owe you a debt of gratitude. All the best, mate....

30 May, 2007 16:00  
Blogger Stevo said...

I've got a great deal out of this blog and probably should've been leaving a lot more comments. I think its been one of the best that I've discovered and since at least a couple of the other greats have been forced out of existence I sincerely hope you're not going the same way.
Very sad to hear about your computer trouble. Are you sure it's not salvageable? Or could we set up an aid line to help you recover a computer and the material lost? Not sure what help I could be since a lot of your material was stuff I first discovered here. Thanks for that and I do hope you can continue.

30 May, 2007 18:03  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for everything, Lizardson, it's a pitty what happened :(

But this is not necessarily the end. You've been uploading albums for a long time, and now many of those albums are in many pc's around the net. So you could provide us a e-mail address, and we could send you our music list. Then, you would ask us to upload those albums you want, or you had, and ...
I don't know many other ways, but I'd like to help

30 May, 2007 18:25  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My heart goes out to you, Lizardson. I'm pretty good at backing up to DVD, but things like these makes me think I should be much more diligent.

30 May, 2007 18:32  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You've probably tried the tricks but I hear that if you put the drive in the freezer overnight, sometimes you can get it to work for a while - maybe long enough to get some of the albums copied to another drive.

If that doesn't work, I will donate US$50 toward the costs of data recovery. Who else will step forward and contribute to the cause of rare and extraordinary music?

30 May, 2007 20:34  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No, no, no don't put the drive in the freezer, in the microwaves oven is better...

30 May, 2007 21:29  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Lizardson,

Sorry that this happened!

If you need some money for repair
please let us know.
If so many people enjoy your site,
I'm sure they will donate.....

Thanks a lot for all the great music.

Hope to see you soon!!

30 May, 2007 21:38  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm really sorry to hear about your HDD and even more so if you decide to abandon this great blog.
Like so many have already said: thank you for the great music you've shared.

30 May, 2007 23:06  
Blogger Directional Mike said...

Lizardson, thanks for all your work. I hope you come back! There are specialists who can recover dead HDDs...it may be expensive. GOOD LUCK!

~ MR

30 May, 2007 23:27  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi mr. lizardson, thanks for your music.I have discovered many great groups in this blogs. Thanks again.

31 May, 2007 01:22  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

one of the best music blogs on t'net.
thanks for many great lps
j from preston england

31 May, 2007 03:36  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for everything so far . . .look forward to the new site

31 May, 2007 03:42  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh man this is a bummer. Well Lizardson I really loved your blog, it is (was?) the best on the internet by far. I really hope you can fix your drive! Best wishes and please don't stop here because you have gone so far!! But THANKS FOR THE MUSIC!

31 May, 2007 11:59  
Blogger Unknown said...

Donating an ammount for the hard disk recovery finds me positive. Others please?

01 June, 2007 01:15  
Blogger J Thyme...kind said...

Lizardson, A "Seagate 500" is my suggestion. These drives just purr like a kitty! Thanks for many fine shares. Will look for the next mutation.

01 June, 2007 11:05  
Blogger Max said...

Sorry to hear about that--this has been one of my favorite blogs & I hope you'll return to blogging. Having had a hard drive completely burned out (along with the rest of the computer) after a lightning strike I know how you feel.

02 June, 2007 04:34  
Blogger joe v berlin said...

"Donating an ammount for the hard disk recovery finds me positive. Others please? "

I second the idea for a Seegate 500 hard drive
I am also prepared to donate.

This is a fantastic blog and must be kept alive. It is UNIQUE and like an institution in Blogland

02 June, 2007 06:12  

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