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The 45 is 64

This Day in Music reports that the first 45 RPM single was issued by RCA on this day in 1949. BBC and the video above says that the song was Texakana Baby sung...


The Big Songs of 1947

Digital Dream Door’s take on what was hot way back then: -T-Bone Walker: Stormy Monday -Mahalia Jackson: Move on Up a Little Higher -Bill Monroe: Blue...


Quite a Week

I had no power for eight days because of the hurricane, but TDMB is back. Did anything interesting happen in the news in the meantime?


A Real Golden Oldie

On Oct. 25, an audience at the GE Theatre in Schenectady, NY, heard a voice from close to the big bang of audio recording. The man recites Mary Had a Little...