Saturday, January 7, 2017
Not My Victrola: Pax41 Shares Some Music From 1917
This music doesn't seem as old to me as it should, because I have been listening to it all my life. The percussion in Oh Johny, Oh is very typical of pre-electric recordings. The engineers needed sound that would record well, and wooden blocks did a great job coming through, even with a worn out needle in the parlor phonograph.