Mercury had Merco-Plastic, MGM had Metrolite (which appeared in 1949, halfway
through the Madame Bovary album, at least in my copy)..meanwhile Drecca and
Crapitol went to even flakier shellac which disintegrates as you look at it.
Dick Spottswood wrote:
> Wasn't Mercury the 1st label to press everything on flexible (or at least
> semi-flex) pressings around 1949-50? The compound was called Mercolite or
> something like that, and the 33s looked and hefted about the same as the