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CROWN 1. Bueno - Joe King Carrasco and the Crowns

This is why I love records, it’s one of Stiffs least known releases and yet it’s available on a 10″ that plays at 78rpm ! 7 more words


China Records - Sichuan Folk Music 78rpm

Here’s a special one, a mainland Chinese album from before the Cultural Revolution, recorded most likely the late 1950s. It looks like it was part of a series of recordings of amateur performances; sort of an Alan Lomax style project. 120 more words

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The Devil Sat Down and Cried

The magnificent beast of violent vulgarity sat crying on a damp, dusty slab. Under the weight of 78 tears, the Devil weighed his options, and settled on inevitable defeat. 86 more words


Luise Rainer: recording artist?

One of the fun facts about Luise (and there are SO many), is that her first Oscar win, in 1937, was the first time any actor had won anĀ Oscar for a musical performance. 440 more words