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Boston Public Library 78rpm Collection

The Boston Public Library (BPL) sound collection includes hundreds of thousands of audio recordings in a variety of historical formats, including wax cylinders, 78 rpms, and LPs. The recordings span many genres, including classical, pop, rock, jazz, and opera – from 78s produced in the early 1900s to LPs from the 1980s. These recordings have never been circulated and were in storage for several decades, uncataloged and inaccessible to the public. By collaborating with the Internet Archive, Bosto...



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Nov 21, 2018 Tito Rivera y su Orquesta Habana Mambo; Israel del Pino; Tito Rivera
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Performer: Tito Rivera y su Orquesta Habana Mambo; Israel del Pino Writer: Tito Rivera Mambo; Canta. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more...
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Nov 21, 2018 Tito Rivera y su Orquesta Habana Mambo; Israel del Pino; Klecius Caldas; Armando Cavalcante
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Performer: Tito Rivera y su Orquesta Habana Mambo; Israel del Pino Writer: Klecius Caldas; Armando Cavalcante Mambo; Canta. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been...
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Nov 21, 2018 Carmen Flores y Orquesta Manolo Matos; Quintero; Leon; Quiroga
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Performer: Carmen Flores y Orquesta Manolo Matos Writer: Quintero; Leon; Quiroga Tientos. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly...
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Nov 21, 2018 Hermanas Padilla; el Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan; Victor Codero
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Performer: Hermanas Padilla; el Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan Writer: Victor Codero Vals. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly...
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Nov 21, 2018 Hermanas Padilla; sl Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan; M. S. Acuna
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Performer: Hermanas Padilla; sl Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan Writer: M. S. Acuna Cancion Ranchera. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more...
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Nov 21, 2018 Nelo Sosa y su Conjunto Colonial; Tony Tejera
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Performer: Nelo Sosa y su Conjunto Colonial Writer: Tony Tejera Bolero. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix...
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin, Christmas
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Nov 21, 2018 Nelo Sosa y su Conjunto Colonial; Eleuterio Olbera
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Performer: Nelo Sosa y su Conjunto Colonial Writer: Eleuterio Olbera Guaracha. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames....
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Nov 21, 2018 Luis Arcaraz y su Orquesta; Luis Arcaraz
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Performer: Luis Arcaraz y su Orquesta Writer: Luis Arcaraz Bolero. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix...
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
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Nov 20, 2018 Perez Prado "The King of the Mambo" and his Orchestra; D. Perez Prado
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Performer: Perez Prado "The King of the Mambo" and his Orchestra Writer: D. Perez Prado Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more...
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Oct 24, 2018 Rondalla Espanola; M. Schiutti
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Performer: Rondalla Espanola Writer: M. Schiutti Vals. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5mil truncated eliptical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: 55796 Catalog number: C2082 Other IDs from the record include: 55796
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Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Jan 16, 2018 Silvana Mangano; Giordano; Vatro
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Performer: Silvana Mangano Writer: Giordano; Vatro From I.F.E. Film "Anna"; From the Soundtrack of the Film "Anna". Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood,...
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Nov 3, 2017 Alfredo Sadel; Aldemaro Romero
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Performer: Alfredo Sadel Writer: Alfredo Sadel Bolero. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number:...
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Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Jun 14, 2017 Joe Holiday Sextet; Billy Taylor; Joe Holiday; Earl May; Charlie Smith; Uba Nieto; Joe Mangual
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Performer: Joe Holiday Sextet; Billy Taylor; Joe Holiday; Earl May; Charlie Smith; Uba Nieto; Joe Mangual Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Jazz
Source: 78