From Out Of The Past, Come The Thundering Hoof Beats...
...Of Bing Crosby
Bing Crosby (1903-1977) had a hard time recording A Blues Serenade, and here is a blooper take. The ending is where Bing messes up! He recorded this on July 8, 1938.
You can hear more terrific 78s from my personal collection, without RIAA Equalization
as they were meant to be heard when recorded…Right here folks The Great 78s
A brief explanation of the RIAA curve:
Modern vinyl records use a method of pre-emphasis and de-emphasis adopted by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in the 1950's, and the EQ curve used is known as the RIAA curve. However, before the RIAA curve was adopted, each record label used its own EQ curve for recording and, for these records (78rpm and early vinyl), the correct EQ curve must be used for playback.
Once Again…Take a listen… The Great 78s