Monthly Archives: September 2013

And now for something entirely different…

As might be deduced from my last piece by the astute reader, I am, to say the least, into music. In my main music room one may hear barbershop, classical Chinese opera, Buddy Holly, Pete Fountain, a mechanical band box, … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to Hi-Fi? The American Pastime of a Passed Time

We gathered around pianos, then around gramophones, then around radios, and then around our high fidelity systems. Even TV didn’t much retard a nation that loved to share good music. However, something finally unseated the entire concept except for a few. This is an overview of what happened. Continue reading

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