[78-L] Beach Boys 78s

Royal Pemberton ampex354 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 14:48:49 PDT 2011

You forgot the Kitty, Daisy and Lewis album from a couple of years ago which
was a set of 5 10" 78s.

On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 10:45 PM, Cary Ginell <soundthink at live.com> wrote:

> I'm not convinced the price is inflated. Have you ever tried manufacturing
> a 78 these days? I have, and using vinyl to make a 10-inch 78 is
> prohibitively expensive, not to mention the cost of packaging a 4-color
> sleeve with what looks like gold embossing. That ain't cheap. Would you
> refuse to buy a new recording made in the 78 format? If so, that
> disqualifies all of the R. Crumb/Cheap Suit Serenaders 78s, the John Fahey
> set, and the Bryan Wright Riveremont Bix Suite. If it plays at 78, we should
> be interested in it. Every new release, no matter what it is, keeps the
> format alive and contemporary, which is what our list is all about, isn't
> it? As for it being a "created collectible," well, sure it is, but it's
> something we can use, unlike all the garbage that comes out of Graceland or
> is featured on the Home Shopping Channel. These are collectibles created to
> commemorate Record Store Day, to be purchased AND USED by record collectors.
> I don't know how many people are buying th
>  e Beach Boys set if they don't have any way of playing them. I'm sure if
> you bought the set and kept it sealed it would be worth more, but I'm going
> to play mine.
> Cary Ginell
> > Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2011 21:31:13 +0000
> > To: 78-l at klickitat.78online.com
> > From: agp2176 at verizon.net
> > Subject: Re: [78-L] Beach Boys 78s
> >
> > At 21:13 17/04/2011, CG wrote:
> > >For those who say "Bosh, the Beach Boys aren't in the 78 era," I
> > >say, "Well, they are now." Any 78 produced today is worthy of our
> > >investing in it so I'm glad I snagged one. It's funny that nobody
> > >has bothered to unseal the set and scan the actual labels, which I
> > >am curious about seeing. We only see the front of the package.
> >
> > I humbly disagree. This is a created collectable in the same price
> > inflated vein as the enhanced/ painted coins and US$2 bills that you
> > see advertised in the 'as seen on TV' ads.
> >
> > Again I state -- The Beach Boys have nothing to do with 78 era and
> > Good Vibrations less so. Far better suited to issue on 78 would have
> > been Love Me Do by the Beatles  -- because it at least DID show up on 78.
> >
> > T
> >
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