Cultural questions related to the phonograph and how it was marketed to the home are central themes of Phonographia. How did the phonograph fit into the home? What were the advertising themes that consumers saw? And how many phonograph connections show the presence and influence of the phonograph in daily life and popular culture?
Answers to those questions tell the story of why Friends of the Phonograph celebrate the phonograph as the archetype of home entertainment.
Some Friends of the Phonograph celebrations are based on the phonograph's history and on connecting the dots of its popular culture impact and far-reaching legacy.
Some are simply for fun, like celebrating Phonographia Red Letter Days and Phonographia RPM birthdays.
But in the end Friends of the
Phonograph's a.k.a. Phonographians
believe the phonograph is a cultural icon that should be remembered
The Phonograph is an invention that began a revolution of sound.
The Phonograph created for each of us the "Best seat in the house. Forever"©
The magic is alive.
The revolution is still turning.