[78-L] Alvino Rey and The Kings

Steven C. Barr stevenc at interlinks.net
Thu Apr 22 20:32:20 PDT 2010

From: "Geoffrey Wheeler" <dialjazz at verizon.net>
> I probably have all those boxed sets, including the complete Time-Life
> collection. Some I purchased from private vendors at really low prices
> for product in excellent condition, and some from thrift stores for
> never more than a few dollars. They don’t seem to have much appeal
> today or much resale value but they are certainly handy when it comes
> to accessing certain recordings! The Time-Life sets are excellent, if
> only for the well-illustrated hardcover books.
They are also easier to find...and probably a lot cheaper...than the 78's
they would essentially replace...?! Besides which, most people (except
those on this list...?!) have no way to play 78's!

Steven C. Barr 

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