[78-L] 45s

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
Tue Dec 2 16:18:56 PST 2014

Disco singles were 33 and 45 in the 80s, and there were 12" 45RPM classical 
albums which I guess were an attempt to placate the people with ears who 
thought 33s were lousy (which they most certainly were). I remember getting a 
2-disc set by a horrible amateur orchestra which really thought I'd appreciate 
the extra quality as the massacred "Pictures at an Exhibition" and other faves.

Around the time the large centre hole disappeared, companies stopped printing 
the playing speed on the labels. Thanks, guys..thanks also for the bonus record 
in the Lazar Berman album which had a large hole but was to be played at 33! 
(It was a dub from a very noisy Russian 78 and it actually sounded better at 45.)


On 12/2/2014 6:44 PM, rjh334578gmail wrote:
> Recently  I've seen "45 singles" which are 12" discs which play at 45rpm
> Was at a record store last weekend and don't remember seeing any 7"
> records with the large hole, the "conventional" good ol' "45" as it
> were. I suppose they are out there, though.
> (Saw several new 10" picture records that played at 33rpm, a few 7"
> and several 12")
> Sent from my iPod - which explainz any bad typjng
> On Dec 2, 2014, at 9:26 AM, King Daevid MacKenzie<baronofarizona at gmail.com.invalid
>   >  wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 3:28 AM, Kristjan Saag sez:
>>> Just partially retired.
>>> Juno Records in the UK who sells dance music and some indie pop
>>> records
>>> lists about 500-600 7'' releases only for the last eight weeks. A
>>> great
>>> deal of them are 45 rpm, some are 33 rpm.
>> ...as well, the 45rpm single is still commonly used by indie and
>> punk rock
>> acts in the United States and Canada...
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