A gentleman named David Diehl has written a book on the subject of
blue discs. It is to be published by the Mainspring Press maybe
this year. Watch their website.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Jacob Smith <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
Date:         Mon, 2 Feb 2004 21:17:16 -0500

>Hi - my name is Jacob Smith, I'm new to the list. I'm getting my
PhD in
>media studies at Indiana University and I've been doing some
writing and
>research on "blue discs" or "party records": under the
counter "erotic"
>phonograph records made between the 1930s and 50s. Information on
>records is very hard to find. I'm wondering if anyone on the list
>have any information or ideas about these? I'm looking for info
about who
>was making them, who was selling them, who was buying them and
the context
>in which they were heard, etc. Any help would be greatly
>Thanks for your time.
>Jacob Smith

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