Aha! Well that's some good news. The discs probably have better longevity
than any tape would have.
He fallen in th' water!
On Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 11:56 PM, Steve Smolian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dunno about the tapes. They went out on 16" discs originally- I got some
> good dubs from Bermuda- and they were repackaged for the US and probably
> the other colonies as well. WBAI used to carry them.
> Don't fall in the water,
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] The British Library's race to save old audio
> Effin' BBC over-recorded their The Goodies masters just to save money.
> (The Goodies were as funny as any of those TV troupes.) The same thing
> nearly happened to Monty Python and Benny Hill tapes. But somehow, in the
> nick of time. . .
> One must wonder whether the Goon Show radio tapes survive.
> On Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 5:00 AM, CJB <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/technology-43231982/the-
> > british-library-s-race-to-save-old-audio-recordings