Friday’s Fun

An interesting article about a Salisbury, England shop, Handel House, that sold needles for gramophones in the 1960s and ‘70s.  There was a long history of recorded sound in the shop, as detailed by a 2008 find of eight wax phonographic cylinders.  These contained home recordings made between 1913 and 1917, featuring messages and music from the Smith family, who lived in the Handel House at the time.

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