Monday, January 22, 2007

A couple of old records...

Forgive me, please. I'm gonna go out on a limb here.

Both of these records are scratchy. One was pressed on shellac 80 years ago, and the other one was pressed on an acetate about 40 years ago.

Both records have sinister sounding titles, and feature dissonant strings. One fiddle, the other viola.

Both records were purchased on ebay. One of them, I bought for roughly 98 cents in a lot with several other very old records. The other was was originally purchased for a quarter and later resold on ebay for over 20,000 dollars.


velvets mp3 swiped from here


sroden said...

man, no limb at all... i'm just wondering if john cale ever heard the devil's dream, the violin line is so friggin' close... great blog you got goin here.

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Anonymous said...

Thanks for the vote of confidence. It's hard to know when concocting this stuff in the middle of the night if it's revelatory or sleep-deprived psychosis.

Anonymous said...

great this devil's dream!
but who is the artist? By the label
is not clearm Ed Goodreau?

Ted Barron said...

The label says: Tommy Dandurand and his W.L.S. Gang. That's all I can tell you. I played it for another fiddle player who was taken aback by the tempo. It's pretty nuts.

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