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Michael Shoshani wrote:

> "Michael Biel [log in to unmask]" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> >I don't think they regularly did musical recordings, but there were many
private
> >recording studios that were contracted by most major band leaders to record
all
> >of their broadcasts.  For example, Glenn Miller.
>
> Does anyone know where Glenn Miller's discs are now? Back in the 70s
> or 80s they were piled up in the basement of his executor David
> McKay's office building in New York....RCA skimmed a few now and then
> to issue records from, and they started a series of Chesterfield
> broadcasts on CD but I never saw them get past the first volume.
>
> I can't imagine that lacquer discs age all that gracefully, especially
> if their storage conditions are not humidity/temperature controlled.
>
> Michael Shoshani
> Chicago

And a lot of them were glass and had already bit the biscuit when they were
first
surveyed. John Flower has transfers of all that survive.

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