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Thanks Steve.  I'm getting a better feel for the Index now.  "Through 1977"
is a 4 volume set that is approximately 1200 pages for the set.  And then
there are 2, maybe 3, supplements that follow.

Care to make any approximations as to how many recordings are listed in the
4-volume set?  10,000, 20,000, 30,000?

Appreciated!
D. Blake Werts

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven Smolian" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 6:43 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Dating LPs ?


> The "Index," which is later than "Record Ratings (which gives out c.
1955),
> is in 4 vold plus supplements.  I have Vols 1-4, through 1977.  One
> supplement is 1984-1987, one preceeding it is, presumably, 1978-1983.
Dunno
> if there was a later one.
>
> Steve Smolian
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "D. Blake Werts" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 5:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Dating LPs ?
>
>
> > My thoughts exactly!  (And we've already made a nice little list of
other
> > sources that we would use.)
> >
> > I would love to learn more about the Myers Record Review supplements
that
> > Steven Smolian made mention of.  I was able to locate an online version
of
> > the 1956 publication on www.questia.com:
> >
> >
http://www.questia.com/library/book/record-ratings-the-music-library-associa
> > tions-index-of-record-reviews-by-richard-s-hill-kurtz-myers.jsp
> >
> > I have not had any luck finding any of the supplements (of which Steven
> > Smolian referred to).  Could/would someone elaborate on what the
> > supplements
> > are made of?  Are they presented in the same format as the 1956
> > publication?
> > Similar in size?  Number of pages?  Date ranges addressed?
> >
> > D. Blake Werts
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Steven C. Barr(x)" <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 5:38 PM
> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Dating LPs ?
> >
> >
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "D. Blake Werts" <[log in to unmask]> quoted:
> >> > > and I have devoted several bookcases to
> >> > > storing nearly 50 years worth of Schwann catalogs.
> >> > > Mike
> >> > > mike at jazzdiscography.com
> >> > > www.jazzdiscography.com
> >> >
> >> So...here is the information that all you LP-daters need! Now,
> >> can it be made available in digital form...?!
> >>
> >> Steven C. Barr
> >> (Note that while COPYING the contents of a copyrighted volume
> >> is illegal...copying information from several different sources
> >> and rearranging it to serve a different purpose is called "research"
> >> [which I did a lot of for my 78 Dating Guide...])
> >
> >
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