[78-L] What was the last label to denote electrical recording?

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Sat May 12 15:07:05 PDT 2012

There was also Tempo, which indicated "direct electronic process" and which 
also had an E but that was in a diamond and may have indicated Electro-Vox Studios.


On 5/12/2012 5:49 PM, Royal Pemberton wrote:
> And when did they start and stop use of the encircled E to designate
> electricals?
> On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 10:49 PM, Royal Pemberton<ampex354 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Didn't some Commodore 78s still have the designation in the early 40s as
>> well?
>> On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 9:57 PM, David Lennick<dlennick at sympatico.ca>wrote:
>>> Continental did as well, with a similar ethnic customer base. And since
>>> "electrical transcription" was a standard phrase used in broadcasting, the
>>> phrase may appear on those labels much later than you'd expect.
>>> dl
>>> On 5/12/2012 4:36 PM, Harold Aherne wrote:
>>>> Here's one I've thought about a few times: what was the last label to
>>> contain
>>>> some reference to electrical recording? The Standard label (which seems
>>> to have
>>>> been recorded and pressed by Victor) still announced "Electrical Process
>>>> Phonograph Record" in the early 40s, and so did the Orthophonic make
>>> (used
>>>> for Greek and Turkish material and also made by Victor for Standard).
>>> Were there
>>>> any others?
>>>> -HA

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