Tuesday, August 12, 2008


Check out the Cylinder Preservation Project an initiative by The University of California to preserve the earliest method of recording available commercially. It includes an online MP3 collection of cylinder recordings, some of them dating back to the late nineteenth century.

24 Bit WAV files are also down loadable for the quality conscious enthusiast.

Listen to The Laughing Song (1908) sung by George W. Johnson (a coloured gentleman)
Retro babe"...nice shootin'..."
Panzer Panther, Ausf G
Note that the bow machine gun and Notek headlamp is missing from the Panther on the left and the unusual addition of the Balken kreuz national marking to the frontal armour plate.
(unfortunately) Also my people
(regrettably) Also my war

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