The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #126099   Message #2800073
Posted By: MikeL2
31-Dec-09 - 10:32 AM
Thread Name: Origins: What a Jimmy-john is? (from Green Corn)
Subject: RE: Origins: What a Jimmy-john is?
Hi Dave

Your Dad wasn't my Dad was he ?? lol Seems they had the same tastes.

Unfortunately I don't have all of the 78's nowadays. Constant house moves appear to have demollished my collection.

Though I do have digitised versions that I converted some years ago.

When I converted them I did it in two passes, copying the output of both stages.
First I merely copied the 78's to CD - warts and all. Then I copied them again using some software that let me clean up the tracks.

So I have both and sometimes when I am in a mellow mood I play em. I honestly can't decide which version I prefer. For clarity the "cleaned" version is better, but even though I have to play them on my Hi Fi the originals still give me that wistful feeling...

Well you know what I mean.

I just listened to The Cry of the Wildgoose by Frankie Laine and Kisses Sweeter Than Wine by Jimmie Rodgers. And how about Allentown Jail by Lita Roza ???



I converted the