Typical mainstream TV production. No need to turn up the nose. Probably no one involved with the
production was alive in the age of 78s or knew what they were made of -- most civilians don't!
Indeed, among the new generation of hipster vinyl trenders, there's little or no knowledge of
grooved-media history except in how it relates to them buying old soul or jazz records from the
Aside from Jerry's classic quote below, his last part, where he envisions his death sequence could
inspire a comic opera about record collectors and sellers.
One more tip of the hat to Jerry's -- the massive musty cave/garage of dollar bins netted two very
good ones plus a host of decent-condition sleeves that I wanted. I'll gladly pay a dollar for a cool
sleeve that I want to hang on the wall.
-- Tom Fine
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> Shot of a stack of 78s. Voiceover: "if it's on vinyl, he'll buy it."
> On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 6:05 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
>> Jerry's part starts at 38:00. A visit to his shop, and time spent talking
>> to Jerry and his son, were highlights of my trip to Pittsburgh.
>> "I have come to terms with my madness. I realize that I am a little off
>> when it comes to records, and there's just nothing I can do about it."
>> Truer words rarely spoken!
>> -- Tom Fine