[78-L] Capitol Recording Disc

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Sun Dec 16 08:51:20 PST 2012

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On Dec 16, 2012, at 10:30 AM, David Lennick <dlennick at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Note that they'd overcome the zombie look by 1949:
> http://danacountryman.com/moylan/photos/1949Sisters.jpg
> On 12/16/2012 9:31 AM, David Lennick wrote:
>> The Moylan Sisters were Peggy Joan and Marianne, per one source, so I don't
>> know who Helen and Mary are. Presume this is off-air material, which could be
>> mid 40s?
>> dl
>> On 12/16/2012 12:56 AM, Ron L'Herault wrote:
>>> 10 inch diameter
>>> Cardboard base
>>> Thin home disk, I'd say
>>> A couple of women singing, ID'd on the label as Helen and Mary, named as the
>>> Moilan sisters on the record and later one was given a different last name
>>> that I cannot make out.  The disk is quite damaged.
>>> They sing several songs, one of which is Rum and Coca Cola.
>>> Ron L
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: 78-l-bounces at klickitat.78online.com
>>> [mailto:78-l-bounces at klickitat.78online.com] On Behalf Of Michael Biel
>>> Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2012 12:14 PM
>>> To: 78-L Mail List
>>> Subject: Re: [78-L] Capitol Recording Disc
>>> Capitol put their label on home recording discs back in the 1940s, but they
>>> also were the company which took over AudioDiscs in the 1980s, later to be
>>> know as Apollo.  This could be from either era from this skimpy description.
>>> With only one driving hole it might be from the latter era.  But what size
>>> is it?  What material is the base?  Is it a thin home disc or a heavy
>>> professional disc.  What are the contents?
>>> Mike Biel  mbiel at mbiel.com
>>> -------- Original Message --------
>>> Subject: Re: [78-L] Capitol Recording Disc
>>> From: David Lennick<dlennick at sympatico.ca>
>>> Date: Sat, December 15, 2012 11:35 am
>>> To: 78-L Mail List<78-l at klickitat.78online.com>
>>> Is it plastic base?
>>> dl
>>> On 12/15/2012 11:28 AM, Ron L'Herault wrote:
>>>> I've got one of these. Surface is crinkled but mostly playable. It is
>>>> orangy tan color with black label. The label has Capitol in script at
>>>> the top, under the Capitol dome and stars. Beneath that are the words,
>>>> "Recording Disc" and then below the spindle hole are two lines and the
>>>> words, Name, Title and Date. There is one drive hole below the lines.
>>>> Can someone give me a time period for this blank, please.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Ron L
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