Record Making With Duke Ellington (1937)




We’re moving back in time. Before the iPod, and before the CD. We’re going back to the analog age, a moment when the vinyl record reigned supreme. (That moment lasted most of the 20th century.)  The clip above, which features the great Duke Ellington, shows you how records were actually recorded, plated and pressed. Alois Havrilla, a pioneer radio announcer, narrates.


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