The Shanty was recently awarded Best of Bourbon Street for May 1998... Thanks!
I happen to like older jazz, and I have a
pretty substantial collection of 78 rpm records,
So I decided that I would share a few with you.
Pull up a comfy chair, sip your favorite cool beverage, and enjoy well over 90 minutes total of old jazz.
What else do I like? I like trains. I like photography. I like crank-up phonographs. I like Nawlins.
I also write poetry, but that's another day and lifetime.
If there's any interest, and I have any disk space left over, I'll put some up.
NEW and SPECIAL FEATURES!!
Go check out the Japanese Hawaiian Records or Laughing and Crying Records pages!!
Hello there...Instead of new files, we have some older transfers to share.
Caveats: these files were done a LONG time ago, and may not be up to the level of quality of those in the Jukebox. Also, there is little or no information about these files, so any input would be GREATLY appreciated.
If you have any comments, please feel free
to drop me an eMail.
The address is firstname.lastname@example.org
|Swazoo Koolak's Jukebox||A great site with more 78 rpm music in MP3 format - rotates monthly.|
|The Wolverine Antique Music Society site||Gus Frederick's site with LOTS of info on 78 collecting, Crapophones, and Red Columbos.|
Brian just put this up, plus links to a GREAT .mp3 player.
May not be available during tornado season.
|the Cyberspace World Railroad||Dan Dawdy's DEFINITIVE site on railroading. If it's about trains, it's here.|
|Red Hot Bands, 1895 - 1929||This is an EXCELLENT site for research and a LOT of streaming audio 78s.|
|Glen's Vintage Jazz and Hot-Dance Pages||Another shellac site with excellent jazz and hot dance 78s, all in MP3 format.|
|Jim & Marianne's Jukebox||"Popular" acoustical recordings (made prior to the current date minus 77 years, i.e. January 1922 as of today) and Edison Diamond Disc recordings.|
|Martin's 78 Turntable||This site has RealAudio streams of hot tunes from the Jazz Age as well as (mostly harmless) fun tunes from the past.|
|Dismuke's Virtual Talking Machine||Another fine collection of streaming RealAudio files centered on music from 1900 to the 1930s. Rotates periodically, and the files are download-able.|
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