[78-L] Audio Restoration saves family recording

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Thu May 12 20:05:03 PDT 2011

I've also done this, transferred a record for a friend so they could 
play it for their Mother, a memory of the kids when they were little. 
Momma died shortly after that.

joe salerno

On 5/12/2011 9:15 AM, David Sanderson wrote:
> On 5/12/2011 9:30 AM, Ron L'Herault wrote:
>> Did I see a crapophone in that video?  For the uninitiated, that is a repro
>> open horn phono, made from mainly new parts, and usually comes from India.
>> They have loose fitting joints and terrible pivots so they are not kind to
>> records.
>> Ron L
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: 78-l-bounces at klickitat.78online.com
>> [mailto:78-l-bounces at klickitat.78online.com] On Behalf Of Dennis Flannigan
>> Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2011 9:01 AM
>> To: 78-l at klickitat.78online.com
>> Subject: [78-L] Audio Restoration saves family recording
>> Today, somewhere in Utah, folks are smiling and learning there are ways to
>> preserve old audio recordings. Received this from Mike Wizland, who teaches
>> audio restoration. He sent me the following. I nice video for geezers with
>> grooves. df
> I've done the same at various times, and it's always a real pleasure.
> 78s home recorded in 1943, a WWII recorded message from an aunt, an
> interview from the 1970's - you never know what's going to turn up when
> you talk with older folks.
> My funeral story is particularly satisfying.  A friend, his wife and his
> brother had played together for 50 years or so.  When the brother died,
> I had a cassette tape they had made at home, not great but usable.  So I
> took a few pieces off the tape and did up a CD, making multiple copies
> for the family, photo of Eddie on the label etc.  For the service at the
> funeral home we gave them a copy of the CD;  so we had Eddie singing and
> playing with the trio all during the service.  You don't get many
> chances to do something like that.

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