For marketing purposes, THE SECRET BROADCASTS has more zing to it than the
title, THE "WE'VE ALWAYS KNOWN ABOUT THEM" BROADCASTS.
On 6/10/12 2:38 PM, "Michael Biel" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>From: Don Cox <[log in to unmask]>
>> According to the booklet with the "Secret Broadcasts" set, the sources
>> were mostly original 16 inch V-discs pressed on vinyl (which would give
>> surface), with some tape copies from V-discs. Ted Kendall made the
>There never were any 16-inch V-discs. They were meant to be played by
>the soldiers themselves on regular phonographs, so the were all
>12-inches. Did you mean Armed Forces Radio Service discs which were
>meant ONLY for broadcasters and thus were mainly 16-inches. These two
>entirely different categories of recordings should not be confused. I
>do think that some 16-inch lacquer masters were also involved, if not
>for the Victor issue, for the issues prior to the Victor CDs. I've
>never understood what was so "secret" about these well-known broadcasts.
>Mike Biel [log in to unmask]