What to do with old records?

This week’s entry is coming soon, but I thought I’d share this interesting column from Gramophone writer Jeremy Nichols. I especially like this observation:

The era of the commercial shellac disc lasted roughly from 1890 to 1960 (the last remaining 78s in EMI’s British catalogues were finally withdrawn on March 31,1962). That’s 70 years, far longer than the LP or CD eras, let alone that of any of the new digital formats.


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