Responses from jfd11

What’s your favorite audio show to attend and why?
Tampa. I live there.  
Great Interview-
I have always thought that Harry Pearson was right in looking for the absolute sound not in amplified sound from electronics but from the "sound of actual acoustic instruments playing in a real space."   
Napping while listening
One of my favorite things to do late at night  is tune into one of my playlists on Qobuz. My lists are pretty long so I can start in different places each time I do this. I make a mental note of the starting song, try to remember the last song bei... 
Am I right for this forum?
You are blessed with a family that loves music as much as you do. I would say that the money you have invested in your system seems to be all you need with the other aspects of your life as they are. It seems as if there are so many different opin... 
I took Frank Zappa’s advice
Is there anything that says Zappa more than the album cover/title of  Sheik Yerbouti ?    
Your greatest high end audio purchase!!!
What "ruined" me was the Audio Research SP 6. Bought it in 1978. Loved it.   
Steely Dan UHQR
So, I just had to look. In my stacks I currently have three copies of this record with the AB 1006 stamper. One is a yellow wax version. One is a really clean (looking) regular wax version and #3 is also very nice in regular wax. Completely forgot... 
My High End Audio Gear As A Long Term Investment!!!
I have been happy and stable with my system for some time now. I too have had to face old guy hearing issues. Not too bad yet but enough to make me realize that doing the swap out of gear just because is a silly proposition. Until now. I have beco... 
Does a particular musician’s songwriting and artistry speak to you above all others?
Emmylou Harris Steve Earle  
What’s the most underrated used Audio Research gear?
  +1 ozzy62  SP6 was my long time favorite.  
What was your first record?
First I ever bought with my own money was the 45 Monster Mash by Bobby "Boris" Pickett. Walked to the record store on a Saturday morning and laid down the $1.00 profit from my paper route. Man I loved that song.  
Audiogon, meet Buddy Miller.
Attended an Emmylou concert some years ago where she and Buddy were the only performers. They went through so many of Emmylou's classics. An amazing show. Great venue with excellent acoustics. I am a big Emmylou fan and her work with Buddy opened ... 
Have There Ever Been Fake Koetsu?
The reply from mulveling is why I stay around this forum. Thank you for your time and effort to make all of us a little, or in my case here, a lot, wiser on this subject.  
As A Youngster, What Unit Puqued Your Interest In All This?
Very early 60's I had a Sony R to R. I taped the mic to my Sony FM radio and recorded as much music as I could. The start of it all..  
Am I broken? Am I stuck? Do I have to return my audiophile card now?
You are screwed. If you make the trade you will always wonder if your old speakers sounded "better". if you don't make the trade you will always wonder if that was a mistake. I speak from years of experience. I would do it just to scratch the itch.