Fortunately for me, Many of the 3 tracks hadn't been played since the
cutting masters were made in the 50's and 60's. Add to that the advances in
playback technology in the intervening 50 years and I suspect that nobody
back then ever heard what was actually on those tapes.
All the best,
On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 6:04 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Mark, they got the value of a lifetime from your work! There's no time the
> public heard those recordings sound better. I'm sure the session tapes
> sounded a little better in their first day of playback, but that's about
> all I can think of that would compare to the SACD layers. And I do have
> many of the original first-pressing LPs. The SACDs, both 3-channel (where
> applicable) and 2-channel, blow the LPs out of the water to my ears.
> -- Tom Fine