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Old 09-19-2008, 11:29 AM
 
Location: Marietta, GA
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I liked Peaches Records and Tapes on Peachtree down the hill from Piedmont Hospital. Maybe the store wasn't that great, but wearing the T shirt made me feel less a dork as a teen ...
And of course...what about Turtles? If you remember them, then you remember the trading stamps and waiting for concert tickets. The most famous Turtles that people would know would be the one at Peachtree Battle.
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Old 09-19-2008, 11:51 AM
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And of course...what about Turtles? If you remember them, then you remember the trading stamps and waiting for concert tickets. The most famous Turtles that people would know would be the one at Peachtree Battle.
I got #1 in the ticket lottery for The Who at the Green's Corner Turtles.
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Old 09-19-2008, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Marietta, GA
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I got #1 in the ticket lottery for The Who at the Green's Corner Turtles.
I knew it well. My first job out of school in 1987 was on JCB right across from the CompUSA, and then I worked on Oakbrook Pkwy as all the high tech started coming up in that area.
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Old 09-19-2008, 09:03 PM
 
Location: Santa Barbara 93108 / Atlanta 30306
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I got #1 in the ticket lottery for The Who at the Green's Corner Turtles.
I remember the "Turtle's Video" at the Southeast corner of Monroe & Piedmont.

I don't believe there was a "Blockbuster Video" then in existence. In California we had "The Wherehouse"...I don't think they were in Georiga (maybe?) but we also had "Licorice Pizza" for 33" albums in the late 70s.
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Old 09-20-2008, 12:04 PM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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I liked Peaches Records and Tapes on Peachtree down the hill from Piedmont Hospital. Maybe the store wasn't that great, but wearing the T shirt made me feel less a dork as a teen ...
LOL I kept my records in one of those "Peaches Crates"!
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Old 09-20-2008, 01:08 PM
 
Location: Georgia native in McKinney, TX
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LOL I kept my records in one of those "Peaches Crates"!
Well you were definitely more cool than me!
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Old 09-20-2008, 11:29 PM
 
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The Stein Club in Midtown back when that stretch of Peachtree between about 4th and 9th streets was desolate.
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Old 09-21-2008, 06:31 AM
 
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The Stein Club in Midtown back when that stretch of Peachtree between about 4th and 9th streets was desolate.
Loved that bar. I was there the night OJ was trying to flee in his Bronco.
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Old 09-22-2008, 07:16 AM
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LOL I kept my records in one of those "Peaches Crates"!
I still do...plus about 12 other crates.
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Old 09-23-2008, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Cutler BAy FL
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I remember growing up in hidden hills sub in Stone Mountain in the 80's,where everybody was middle class and worked for a living, when life was good, playing outside in the summer, catching lighting bugs or playing in the creek behind our house until dark, licking honey suckle flowers, our parents out on the porch talking to the neighbors planing the weekly cook out, running wild, riding our bikes in the neighborhood!! aahhh!! how I miss those times, now I wouldn't step foot in Stone Mountain. I wish I could give my kids those kind of memories it's just to dangerous out there.
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