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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 an Oscar for a musical performance. 440 more words

Will You Remember or Will You Forget

Adjusted for inflation, this 1916, 78rpm 10”, with the then retail value of $1, would yield a cool $21.09 today. It’s comforting to comprehend that this same 78rpm 10”, 1) still functions, 2) still sounds amazing, and 3) was acquired for the same retail price in 2014 that it sold for in 1916. 20 more words

Records

The Mystery Surfers 'White Bear Surf'

I found these songs on some recordable acetate 78RPM records. They came in the GJG retail store in White Bear Lake. Nobody knows who are on these recordings. 67 more words

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GENEALOGY - SHE LOVED TO SING

My Auntie Bet just loved to sing.

She had a decent singing voice which was sometimes compared with that of the film actress, Teresa Brewer, whose movies Betty grew to love. 821 more words

Genealogy

GENEALOGY - 167/365 - SHE LOVED TO SING

Three 78rpm records recorded by my Aunt, Elizabeth Welsh, during the late 1940′s / early 1950′s.

The two to the right were recorded in the Gaumont cinema, Princes Park, Liverpool, and feature the cinema’s own Wurlitzer organ.

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Photography

$12 = 12 78s

I’ve rarely, if ever, searched for 78s at record shops. Up until a few weeks ago, 78s had been the illusive blind spot in my collection’s rearview mirror. 150 more words

Records

Audio clean-up

I seem to be doing more and more of this sort of work recently, so I thought it was about time I start blogging about it. 226 more words

Sound