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SUPER SUNDAYS

What started as a small gathering of music-loving friends has grown to become an expansive worldwide network of unique listening events. Laura K Williams talks to Classic Album Sundays founder Colleen Murphy…
Classic Album Sundays supremo Colleen Murphy surrounded by some of her 10,000 records

It was a chance encounter in the school playground that led to Colleen Murphy launching her first Classic Album Sundays event in London in 2010, and seven years later she’s presided over events at UK festivals, in seven US cities, in Japan and Australia and all over Europe – with a collaboration with the Royal Albert Hall in the pipeline.

The radio DJ had held a few lowkey listening events for friends at her London home, playing records on her sound system (a modified Technics 1100 with Koetsu tonearm and Rosewood Signature Moving Coil Cartridge, Mark Levinson ML-1 preamp, Quad monoblock amps and Klipschorn Loudspeakers).

“I have a hi-fi and 10,000 records and we would sit and listen to a record, and it was our Classic Album Sunday”, Colleen tells us. “Friends would say I should do something like this as a proper event.”

A DJ friend, Greg Wilson, had a blog called Living To Music, which encouraged people to listen to a particular album, and he’d write about it and then people would talk about it. It got Colleen thinking: “One night, I was listening to The Dark Side Of The Moon and just thought, ‘Let’s just do this, as a labour of love, give others the chance to experience an album in this way’.

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