[78-L] Beach Boys 78s

Cary Ginell soundthink at live.com
Sun Apr 17 17:36:55 PDT 2011

Beach Boys records are better in mono - Brian Wilson was savvy enough to mix them so that they could be best received on an automobile AM radio. The stereo mixes I've heard have all the voices on one side and instruments on the other. Yecch.

Cary Ginell

> Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2011 17:25:29 -0700
> From: david_breneman at yahoo.com
> To: 78-l at klickitat.78online.com
> Subject: Re: [78-L] Beach Boys 78s
> --- On Sun, 4/17/11, David Lennick <dlennick at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > Were any Beach Boys recordings ever actually mixed in real
> > stereo?
> I've got the "Endless Summer" and "Spirit of America"
> albums that I bought when I was in high school in
> Germany and they sound like stereo to me.  Granted,
> some of the earlier hits are represented by later
> recordings.
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