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From: Patent Tactics, George Brock-Nannestad

For now, I do not disagree with Shiffy on this issue.

Kind regards,

George

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ann Tomoko Yamamoto" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2004 12:10 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Robert Johnson recording equipment query
>
>
> > Dear ARSCLIST,
> >
> > I'm doing research for a documentary about the blues musician Robert
> > Johnson, and we're trying to track down the recording equipment used for
> his
> > recording session in 1937 in Dallas, Texas.
> >
> > I've been browsing through the ARSCLIST archives, and I hope I'm not
> > committing a huge faux pas by jumping in with this question...
> >
> > I've been able to find out so far that the recording was done at the
> > American Record Company's warehouse in Dallas on 6/20/37. Also, I've read
> > that the recording equipment used 1-1.5 inches of hard beeswax, cut with a
> > diamond needle, and the master was kept under ice to keep it from melting.
> >
> > Is it possible to find out the exact kind of recording equipment that was
> > used for the session? And if so, does anyone happen to know where I can
> > track down one of these recording machines/devices?
> >
> > Thank you, and best regards,
> >
> > Ann Yamamoto
> >
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