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I think crowd sourcing transfer options is an excellent idea...

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> On Apr 16, 2015, at 2:02 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> I wonder how heavy-handed the "cleanup" will be with this. It sounded to me like the disk was in very bad condition and it will be difficult but not impossible to get musical-sounding and relatively clean end result. It will require an artist to get the right aesthetic.
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> The recycled Sun label is a great touch.
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> To my ears, the pitch seemed off. I have listened to a lot of Elvis in my lifetime, granted it's all been produced commercial recordings, but the register of the voice on the YouTube video seems high for even a young Elvis.
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> Jack White should release 96/24 WAV of the flat transfer and let various experts and would-be experts try their hand at cleanup. He might well end up with a better result than turning it over to one person he might know or know of.
> 
> -- Tom Fine
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Aaron Coe" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:09 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Elvis' 1st Recording Digitally Transferred at the Country Music Hall of Fame
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> 
>> Video of Elvis’ first recording, a 10-inch lacquer disc purchased by Jack White for $300k being transferred by Alan Stoker at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, TN:
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>> http://youtu.be/wvtSMMaYUug
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>> Clearly things went well, but wet transfer of a lacquer sure makes me nervous.
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>> -Aaron
>> _______________________
>> http://cuttingcorporation.com
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