Record and Album Cover Factolas

 

 

The Most Covered Song in Recording History

 

Norman Rockwell's Dreams of Long Ago

 

The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time

         
         

Maxfield Parrish's Daybreak and The Present

 

Popular Culture Connections with Twenty-three Victor Records

 

The Longest Playing 45 RPM single side Ever Recorded

         
         

Bob Dylan's LP's and Sally Grossman on her chaise longue

 

The Original "Hound Dog" Recording

 

1961 LP featuring the actor Ronald Reagan

         

The Hokey-Pokey

 

NASA Beams Song "Across The Universe" Into Deep Space

 

Comedy on Records from wax cylinders to vinyl

         
         

The 150 Greatest Albums made by Women - NPR List 2017

 

Nipper in Time after Time Music Video - Cyndi Lauper

 

Furthest Distance from Earth a Record played on a turntable

         
         

Video Game Soundtracks on Vinyl

 

What do Rally Playlists Say About the Candidates?

   

 

 

Cut Yourself a Piece of Cake - An example of a 1920's Hit Song and its advertising

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Vinyl Record Resurgence Factola

September 14, 2019 CNBC Business Report by Daniel Bukszpan headlined "Vinyl records are on track to outsell compact discs for the first time in 33 years..."

Key Points: "Vinyl sales increased by 55.8% from 2010 to 2011, and then 131.8% from 2011 to 2012. Furthermore, there was an 18.5% year-over-year increase in sales of new vinyl from 2016 to 2017. CD sales have fallen 34% to $698 million, the first time it had totaled less than $1 billion since 1986."

 

 



The Most Romantic Phonograph Cylinder Recording made in the 21st Century?

In January 2011 Luke Jerram created a functional phonograph recording on an engagement ring that he used to propose to his girlfriend. Working with a jeweler and the vinyl record manufacturer Dubstudios, the engagement ring has a 20 second recorded message (the proposal) etched onto itís surface which can be played back with a miniature record player.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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