--- On Tue, 1/4/11, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> That said, I bet I'm not the only one who buys cheap and
> common but musically-enjoyable 78's specifically to play on
> the Victrola. They are never intended for transfer or
> preservation, they are intended to allow me to enjoy my
> antique Victrola. I'm sure others do similar things for
> their cylinder players and Diamond Disc players.
Guilty as charged. There's something to be said for the
"time machine" aspect of seeing and hearing a record played
as a person would have experienced it "back in the day."
An old machine puts on a good show; an mp3 doesn't.