Monthly Archives: June 2014

Finding Covers, Chapter 3

Ah, records. Disc records¬†were commercially produced starting in 1901. In 1910, a diameter of ten inches was established as the standard size and in 1925, the playing speed of 78 revolutions per minute became the norm. These mediums for analog … Continue reading

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A Children’s Song

In the summer of 1970, I bought my first guitar – a chocolate-brown Harmony steel-string acoustic – and a songbook: Ramblin’ Boy and other songs by Tom Paxton. ¬† The only song in that slender 1964 Oak Publications publication that … Continue reading

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Quotations Marked 2

This quote caught my ear on the Saturday, January 25, 2014 broadcast of the long-running, Boston-based NPR sports show It’s Only A Game, hosted by Bill Littlefield. The piece was by reporter Doug Tribou and it was called “Fans Hedge … Continue reading

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