Author Topic: Massive Collection of 78s  (Read 331 times)

phred

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I know there are a few users out there that enjoy listening to the old 78s (Bee-liever are you listening?)

The Boston Public Library just released more than 48,000 sides to the Internet Archive. These can be streamed or downloaded.

Article about the release: https://www.techsupportalert.com/content/download-or-listen-boston-public-librarys-48000-78rpm-collection.htm

The archive: https://archive.org/details/78rpm_bostonpubliclibrary
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That's fantastic!
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Wow, these are available as 24-bit FLAC downloads if you want..  thanks phred for this info!

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Thanks phred  :)

I was already using some of their 24/96 FLAC files, but I didn't know the entire Boston Public Library collection had been released.
So glad my service provider just bumped up my download limit for free!
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phred

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So glad my service provider just bumped up my download limit for free!
Fortunately I don't have a download limit, but my ISP may implement one once they see how much I'm downloading. It's quite an impressive collection. I feel like a little kid in a toy store - I don't know what to grab first.

I'm glad everyone is enjoying this.
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Fortunately I don't have a download limit
Technically mine is unlimited.... until you read the fine print and find there's a cap for peak times and not at others  :-X
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