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A Look At The Development of Blue Note Stereo Recording

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  • A Look At The Development of Blue Note Stereo Recording

    There is ample collector documentation of variation in Blue Note mono and stereo labels, their respective addresses, text, colour, typesetting and fonts. Likewise pages of heated discussion of the merits of mono, stereo, fold-downs, and general sound-engineering stuff. The area of Blue Note I thought was under-documented, if that is possible, is that of manufacture,…
    Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
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  • #2
    That guy is a treasure of knowledge and taste. Thanks Myles.


    • #3
      I own several Blue Note Jazz CD's.


      • #4
        I've been enjoying the knowledge shared on the site for years. Best repository for info on Blue Note vinyl releases.
        "I'm...a rather simple person with a limited talent and perhaps a limited perspective"...Bill Evans

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        • #5
          Thanks Myles, that was an interesting read.