Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Sepia Scenes 06-24-09: 78s

Sepia Scenes is hosted by Mary T, who also hosts the fabulous Ruby Tuesday.

Even before the nearly extinct 33 1/3 rpm records, there were 78s. They were thick and heavy (and much more satisfying to break!) Storage was an issue.


Unknown said...

Great subject for a sepia photo. Lots of nice lines in this photo. I like it!

Ralph said...

I like these 78s! I imagine hearing an original recording by someone like Benny Goodman, scratches notwithstanding. The heavy acetate material is heavy but not very strong as dropping these...well, the shattering sound is unique! Imagine a previous world with nary a digital sound

maryt/theteach said...

Wow, Terri, I remember those! And you're right - much more satisfying to break! Though they are probably worth something today! Happy Sepia Scenes! :)

James said...

Very cool and brings back some memories of breaking a few of my mom's 78's

Unknown said...

Lovley shot in sepia!
Books likes these is a pleasure :)

Happy Sepia Scenes!

Anonymous said...

a blast from the past. great post. really perfect for sepia.

Karen said...

Great photo!

Anonymous said...

Yes, I remember albums - I still had some up until a few years ago... with no player. hehehe
Very cool sepia subject!

Carletta said...

One can certainly tell these were well loved and enjoyed!
As always Terri - a great find for sepia.

Chris said...

Does it mean I'm old if I know who Dennis Day is?

(I love Jack Benny!)

Oh, and I love your sepia shots every week too!

aspiritofsimplicity said...

I love that. I just made a book sepia photo to post when I'm on vacation. I love the way your books are all tattered. My daughter's kindergarden teacher used to call them "well loved books"

Julie said...

Nice subject for the shot. I have several of those old albums, want any, LOL. Can't give them away and the old bands were wonderful.

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