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Agreed.  And keep in mind that one of the commentators (talking heads) is
Jack Whyte, the rock musician involved in the Paramount Records releases,
who can seem to be making stuff up on the spot, when I have seen him on TV
before.  I heard him discuss why digital recording is no good because of
the gaps it leaves between the samples. Right, right, right.

Best, John


On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 11:41 AM, Dennis Rooney <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Dear John,
>
> Thanks for posting the link. I saw it in today's paper with my tea and
> giggled just a bit so as not to spill any. It's a stretch, to put it
> kindly, that record companies went searching for racial, ethnic and rural
> genres because of sales declines due to radio. The fact that those records
> found an audience seems a more persuasive explanation. Another one of those
> wrongheaded Brit conclusions about American culture, but it will be good to
> have the material on PBS, even if the format will be snippets of audio
> awash in voice-overs.
>
> DDR
>
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 11:31 AM, John Haley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > See this from NY Times:
> >
> >
> >
> http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/07/american-epic-tv-series-examines-1920s-recordings/?mabReward=A5&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&region=CColumn&module=Recommendation&src=rechp&WT.nav=RecEngine&_r=0
> >
> > Best,
> > John Haley
> >
>
>
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