Retrochallenge 2009
      Mark Wickens
      5-Jan-2009 14:53

      Restricting myself to using the VAXstation for the month has forced me back to
      using those true retro-tech datastores called 'CDROMS'. I'd almost forgotten
      that you can plug a pair of headphones into the external CD SCSI drive and run a
      piece of software that controls the CD player. On VMS you can use DECW$CDPLAYER
      located in DECW$EXAMPLES:


      The external SCSI CD drive is a DIGITAL RRD42-DA, manufactured in 1991.

      I'm randomly pulling CDs out of my CD rack and playing them if they are of a
      suitable vintage.

      So here is my playlist for the month of January (that I'll be appending to each

      Pulp - His 'N' Hers                             1993
      Led Zeppelin III                                1970
      Queen - Flash Gordon                            1980
      Enigma - The Cross                              1993
      The best dance album                            1993
      Madonna - Like a Prayer                         1989
      Jimi Hendrix - Live at WOODSTOCK                1969
      Taylor Dayne - Can't Fight Fate                 1989
      Spin Doctors - Pocket Full of Kryptonite        1992
      Thomas Dolby - Astronauts & Heretics            1992
      Portishead - Dummy                              1994
      Tori Amos - Under the Pink                      1994
      Ryuichi Sakamoto - Sweet Revenge                1994
      Thomas Dolby - The Golden Age of Wireless       1982
      Suede - Dog Man Star                            1994
      Terrorvision - Regular Urban Survivors          1996
      Vangelis - Blade Runner                         1982
      Georg Friedrich Haendel - The Messiah I-II      1994
      Sting - The Best of Sting 1984 - 1994           1994
      Prefab Sprout - Jordan: The Comeback            1990