11th March 2019

A Smile Wrapped in Plastic: The Story of My American Mystery by Devyn Grassia

Devyn Grassia rolls out this lovely story about discovering a copy of a Smile promo 7" vinyl in her Grandfather's basement in Philadelphia.

"I looked at the small record and felt like something was oddly familiar about this particular find. I studied the side that read “Earth” in small, crisp lettering but could not figure out what it was that I was missing. Then I flipped it over… “Step On Me” written by T. Staffell and B. May. (Oh, what could the B have possibly stood for?) The emotions running through me in those few moments were so profound that all I could muster up was a loud “Dad!” that echoed in the garage between the two of us. Quite the statement of discovery if I do say so myself. 

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