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.

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