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Annual fall ‘General Membership’ meeting a success

That’s all for this year folks. Thanks for coming to the meetings. I had a great time and I know you did, too. Next year’s meeting schedule is posted just to the right –>. The venue for the Maine meetings … Continue reading

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Bones And Grooves: The Weird Secret History Of Soviet X-Ray Music, via NPR

Western music may have been changing the world in the 1950s, but if you happened to be in Russia you were out of luck. State censorship was in full effect in the Soviet Union, and sneaking in, say, an American … Continue reading

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‘Why the Mountains Are Black’ aims to show music as a ‘tool for survival’, via LA Times

In summer 2014, four writers and one record collector were sitting in a room in Faber, Va. The record collector, an adept and passionate scholar, was Chris King. He had been playing 78s from his collection, which he keeps in … Continue reading

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Victor Victrola Automatic Changer VE 10-35 X Ten Thirty Five circa 1928

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Record Manufacturing “Command Performance” 1942 RCA

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Django Reinhardt: 1939

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Jack Teagarden: “Dark Eyes”

 

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