Ruth Wallis part 2
Wednesday, 19 November 2008
All records made before 1959 are copyright free. That means includes all 78’s. I have a few compilations of music from 78’s and they are so good that I wish I had more of that stuff. But somehow 78’s don’t seem very popular. At least I find it hard to find recordings of real great 78’s on the Net.
I didn’t write much about 78’s myself either. (Here and there, but that’s about it.) I still want to make CD’s of all my 78’s, but I don’t think that this will happen soon. My collection is not that interesting; I prefer to get CD’s from people with a better 78’s record collection than mine.
Today I cleaned up a section of the hard disc of my computer and I re-discovered the mp3’s of the Ruth Wallis records that I taped long time ago. After listening to the songs I decided to do a little Google search for more of this kind of Ruth Wallis recordings. I say “this kind” because I have bought several later records that the lady made, and the music is never as good as it is on the three 78’s that I have on my hard disc. The records were not in perfect condition, but I don’t care: this is the kind of music that I love to hear:
Although I did not find what I hoped for (A bunch of early recordings of Ruth Wallis made with the same band that is on the 78’s on my computer) I did find some nice things. Like this song, ”Psycho mambo”, which was in one of the best blogs that I have seen in a long time, ”I’m learning to share”.
But nothing came close to this or this: