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Thank you, Lou,

After reading the sample pages at Amazon, I immediately bought it; it 
looks like good fun and perfect for all of us who love the romance of 
radio's golden era.

Rod Stephens

Lou Judson wrote:

> Thanks Tom, and all. Being fiction I am guessing he made an 
> assumption, but it was the music director of the venue broadcast from 
> that asked for it, so I guess it could be realistic... Otherwise the 
> story is very accurate for period details. In case anyone is 
> interested in recreated drama from the Swing era, it's here: 
> http://tinyurl.com/bg35k
>
> <L>
>
> Lou Judson  Intuitive Audio
> 415-883-2689
>
> On Feb 10, 2006, at 3:18 AM, Tom Fine wrote:
>
>> Judging from how many copies of OTR programs are circulating out 
>> there, I think most stations transcribed most programs and many 
>> others down the line made line-checks (now learning the right terms 
>> thanks to this list). So, bottom line, it was possible but maybe not 
>> plausible. If it was a major market station, they'd have several disk 
>> recorders, so possible they made 2 transcriptions at once or made a 
>> copy for the person in your book. I imagine you'd need connections at 
>> the station and a roll of bills to get that done back then since the 
>> process would take the time of a station engineer and was thus costly.
>>
>> -- Tom Fine
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Lou Judson" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Friday, February 10, 2006 12:55 AM
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] "Aircheck" history
>>
>>
>> Slightly off the topic but this must be the place to ask this -
>> Listening to an audiobook drama recently, in the story there was a live
>> concert broadcast on a major NYC radio station in 1939. Someone (the
>> private eye, star etc.) missed part of it and someone called the
>> station and was able to get a copy of the program - the same day. Would
>> this have been possible then? Wouldn't it have had to be the original
>> transcription disc, if any were made? It is a work of fiction so this
>> is more fact-checking than actual history, but could that have happened
>> in 1939?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> <L>
>>
>> Lou Judson  Intuitive Audio
>> 415-883-2689
>
>