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The Aristrocrat of Records, this was to be our nightly spin… and then I fell asleep. Sherman Hayes and his Orchestra with vocals by Wyoma performing… 8 more words


Mr. Cottontail

Among the pile of “to be entered into Discogs.com” is this 19?? 78rpm of Peter Cottontail from Capitol Records. Bozo approved, which I imagine was a purified sign of prestigious quality back in the day, Mr. 109 more words


Two Ton

First on tomorrow’s platter is this 2x 10″ of silly songs by the Mercury Miniature Playhouse, Two Ton Baker. Non-breakable records as it says, we’ll see if this vibrant cover bleeds through to the silly-song grooves within. 39 more words


Billy Gales - If I Never Had Known You

Willie “Billy” Gales was Ike Turner’s drummer during the 1940s and 50s, but he did cut a few sides as a singer in his lifetime. This tune, “If I Never Had Known You” is a Turner original; is a lyric about feeling low and ashamed (and grateful); is sung so tenderly, but in the way of a powerful gospel singer confessing himself to his congregation. 44 more words


Do Not Sell At Any Price -The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm Records by Amanda Petrusich

You need this book. Really. Especially if you are -just like myself- an obsessed collector of long lost music.

It is one of the mostĀ intriguingĀ and well researched music books ever written on the 0bsessive hunt for the World’s Rarest 78rpm Records. 329 more words


Beauty Behind Bars


TELEMANN: Suite in A minor for Flute and Strings
William Kincaid, flute
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Victor 78rpm Album DM 890 (062546 – 062549)
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South Pacific Gramophone Disc | Bargain Vinyl Review

Oo-hoo, St Vincent de Paul knew they had a gold mine with this one, and they were selling it for a 1500% mark up on their other records. 365 more words