78 Records, Cylinders, Phonographs, and Recording Industry History - Information & Resources

 Coming in December:

American Record Companies
and Producers
1888 - 1950

An Encyclopedic History

By Allan Sutton
ARSC Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Featuring more than 1,120 highly detailed, fully documented entries covering the companies, independent studios, and individual producers who made recordings for the commercial market (including consumer, jukebox, and subscription labels), from the birth of the recording industry to the start of the LP era.

Also includes an introductory history of the American recording industry, 1888-1950; user's guide; company genealogical charts and timelines; glossary; extensive references; and label and subject indexes.

760 pages • 7" x 10" hardcover (library binding)
Special Limited Edition of 300 Copies

Release date and price to be announced


78 Record Collectors Blog Top Posts on The Mainspring Press Record Collectors' Blog

Stripper in the Board Room: Winnie ("The Flaming Redhead")
Garrett and Famous Records

"Korea, Korea, and Diarrhea": Col. Barney Oldfield &
Associates Do a Sendup of "I Can Hear It Now"

The Louisville Jug Band Gets Arrested, and Other
Earl McDonald News Items

"Oh, That Damned Horn": Rosa Ponselle Talks About
Her Recordings (The James A. Drake Interviews)

Unscrambling National: New York Recording Laboratories vs. Bridgeport Die & Machine Versions

Russian Interference: Boris Morros, ARA Records, and the
Soviet Infiltration of Hollywood

Online ordering is temporarily unavailable. Watch for our updated
website and catalog, coming in early December.


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