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by rgodridge
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: dance bands
Topic: Is this of any value ?
Replies: 4
Views: 628

Re: Is this of any value ?

yes it definitely is!
Are you going to sell it on ebay at a hilarious buy it now or give it a fair auction hearing? :d
by rgodridge
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: general forum
Topic: advice wanted on cleaning albums
Replies: 1
Views: 415

advice wanted on cleaning albums

I have just recieved 6 wonderful classical album sets on the italian hmv voice del padrone label, however they have been in a garage for ever and are very dirty!
How do you clean these albums? one page at a time? is it safe for them to be at all damp?
they were free and are beautiful music.
by rgodridge
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: disc gramophones
Topic: Crapophone from the EMG howardhope
Replies: 11
Views: 1703

Re: Crapophone from the EMG howardhope

the question is
is it crap?
made out of junk, like those indian brass horned horrors
by rgodridge
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: dance bands
Topic: crazy words crazy tune hollywood dance orch imperial, great stuff for free!
Replies: 1
Views: 325

crazy words crazy tune hollywood dance orch imperial, great stuff for free!

https://youtu.be/SIhEXwTyze4 Among the goodies from this free collection of 78s I was given and am enjoying going through was this, I'm sure this isn't even uncommon yet I've never had it, and it has a nice hot arrangement! Is this Adrian Shubert again? can't seem to find it out... Incidentally plea...
by rgodridge
Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: general forum
Topic: just got given a collection with an interesting item
Replies: 2
Views: 525

just got given a collection with an interesting item

has anyone else ever had this happen? I was just given a collection... the guy emailed me, said his elderly neighber had hundreds of 78s and they needed them out, quite a lot of early records, nothing too exciting yet... I have less than half of the collection, he'll bring the rest another day, but ...
by rgodridge
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: general forum
Topic: Oh dear what can the matter be ?
Replies: 3
Views: 630

Re: Oh dear what can the matter be ?

do you need a prescription refill ben? :p
by rgodridge
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: general forum
Topic: sorry for lack of activity guys!
Replies: 11
Views: 1465

Re: sorry for lack of activity guys!

Thanks for keeping the forum nice and warm for me Mic Why don't you join the howardhope's forum too? it has at least a few more members you can talk to, better still if you really are a beginning gramophone collector post actual questions here instead of the nonsense and odd ebay item, You are rite ...
by rgodridge
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: general forum
Topic: the non existent talking machine board
Replies: 6
Views: 839

Re: the non existent talking machine board

I have a better idea than that actually.
You'll see it in a short while.

Oh and as I said before, my lack of posts is because real life can sometimes get in the way. :p
by rgodridge
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: disc gramophones
Topic: why's this worth so much ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1698

Re: why's this worth so much ?

wow wish I'd seen one for £5 too!
it does seem as though soundboxes are the money items at the moment...
by rgodridge
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: music hall, comedy/novelty
Topic: g h elliott hello hello baby 1918, telephone song
Replies: 0
Views: 471

g h elliott hello hello baby 1918, telephone song

hello hello baby
early-ish telephone song, 1918, sung by the great G H Elliott on regal
I love this semi-ragtime stuff!
youtube link: https://youtu.be/_u_sHLR4-IM
soundcloud link: http://soundcloud.com/rob-godridge-2340 ... hello-baby