Raspberries Scratch & Sniff Sticker

| January 31, 2007

This sticker was promo associated with the first Raspberries album. More than 30 years after its release, it smells like raspberries (chemicalized, of course). I’m not about to scratch it now because it’ll smell even stronger. A memorable and appropriate artifact from the embryonic days of power pop indeed. raspberries.net/main.htm

Michael Stanley Band “Star Freshener” Hanging Air Freshener

| January 31, 2007

Northern Ohio’s favorite rock group was all over the area in the early to mid-’80s, the heyday of the Michael Stanley Band. This is a SEALED air freshener from those days. Designed to mask unpleasant (and at times, perhaps illegal) car odors, the MSB Star Freshener is a period tchotchke almost as rare as the […]

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