A few years back I posted to this list about some interesting Cook LPs
that were apparently stereo recording that used a separate groove for
each channel and required two tonearms for playback. Does anyone out
there have a working turntable fitted out to play these curiosities?
On 12/7/2010 10:06 PM, Michael Biel wrote:
> In addition to being a record label, Emory Cook was also a recording
> engineer and recording service. There are a lot of Cook recordings that
> were not on the Cook Records label.
> Mike Biel [log in to unmask]
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] "soundbook" Book-Records Inc, NY
> From: Music Hunter<[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Tue, December 07, 2010 9:46 pm
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> Smithsonian Folkways markets some of the old Cook recordings in their
> demand series. You can see them here:
> Music Hunter sells them to libraries @ $ 12.97 per disc.
> Jay Sonin
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> From: "Thomas Stern"<[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2010 9:11 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] "soundbook" Book-Records Inc, NY
> > Does anyone know the history of SOUNDBOOK (BOOK-RECORDS Inc.) which
> > produced a series
> > of 10" LP's bound with a book relating to the recording, one had
> > disks.
> > Some of the albums were re-issued by CAEDMON in a CB-x series (with
> > LP),
> > and later expanded to 12" with additional material.
> > They may have a connection with COOK RECORDS - one indicates "a Cook
> > recording",
> > another has recordings edited by Sam Eskin, who was connected to Cook
> > also
> > Folkways, and independent).
> > Below is a list of the albums I know of - PLEASE send information for
> > others. Thanks!
> > Best wishes, Thomas.
> > Soundbook ??? THE PUEBLO INDIANS in Story, Song and Dance
> > as told by Swift Eagle
> > Caedmon CB-3
> > Caedmon TC 1327 12" (expanded)
> > Soundbook 965 SONGBIRDS OF AMERICA
> > published in cooperation with Cornell University Press
> > Soundbook 988 THE TIME OF SINGING - The Story and Songs of Passover
> > Michael Alexander, baritone' Richard J Neumann, musical
> > director.
> > Soundbook 1011 THE STORY OF THE MUSIC BOX (with 2-45rpm disks)
> > Caedmon CB-2 with 10" disk
> > "A cook recording"
> > Soundbook 1020 GOLDEN SLUMBERS Lullabies from near and far
> > Caedmon CB-1
> > Caedmon TC 1399 12" (expanded)
> > Record research and editing: Sam Eskin