Beam Me Up, Scotty!

By Jeremy Meltingtallow

Many years ago, a friend asked us if we would be interested in going through his old vinyl record collection. I love old vinyl, especially old jazz vinyl, so naturally, we took him up on his offer. Anne and I found all kinds of great stuff, including records like “Music To Read James Bond By”, and Mr. Spock’s Music From Outer Space.” When I first saw the Spock album, I didn’t know whether or not to take it seriously. I had no idea Leonard Nimoy could sing, and I certainly wasn’t aware he had put out an album. Some of the tunes include “The Theme from Star Trek”, Music To Watch Space Girls By”, and my personal favorite, “A Visit to a Sad Planet” (it’s a sad tune). After listening to the complete record for the first time, I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised. Leonard Nimoy is a man of many talents. The music is quirky and fun, and you don’t have to be a hard-core Trekkie to enjoy it.