Great stuff! It's so cool to put faces to names and learn a bit more
about this august institution.
Congrats to your daughter for doing God's work...can't wait to see the
Michael Biel wrote:
> "For The Record", my daughter Leah's documentary on record collectors,
> will be given its world premiere next Saturday May 30 at ARSC and
> thereafter will be available on DVD, but right now you can see a preview
> of segments on YouTube.
> First is the Roll Call of Collectors, the segment of the closing credits
> where the collectors who are profiled state their names. You will hear
> some familiar names -- and will now have the faces and voices to place
> with them.
> Next is a segment that discusses places where collectors used to meet --
> The Record Research Associates, better known as "The Syndicate" -- and
> where they now meet on the web -- the 78-L.
> Then comes a segment about another place where collectors and
> collections meet -- The Association for Recorded Sound Collections.
> And lastly, for now, is a segment featurinig Bill Bragg of
> YesterdayUSA.com , a long established nostalgia network where I
> broadcast on Sunday nights at 11:30 PM Eastern time. Bill is also known
> as the voice of Big Tex, the very tall greeter at the Texas State Fair.
> Bill tells a story about how a recording resurrected a woman's long dead
> I cannot cite the usual disclaimers because I have a particular interest
> in this program as the proud papa and one of the interview subjects, but
> I hope you don't mind.
> Mike Biel [log in to unmask]