in Coventry, UK, and has the best website for
general information on collecting 78's.
Everything you want to know about collecting,
restoring records, artists, values; you name it,
you'll find it!
Absolutely the most beautiful page about the 78 rpm era has been created by Marco Rosenkranz from Steinau in Germany. Unfortunately for those who don’t speak the language, this really tasteful designed website is in German. But you can find here a treasure of music, radio-programmes, photos and related topics. Good for hours of nostalgic internet pleasure!
Another website from Germany. But this one is also in English available (look for the British flag in the centre of your screen).
Katy, Markus and Frank are three passionate lovers of the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s. They have combined their historical interest and knowledge in this beautiful website. It is remarkable to see how modern people are inspired by lifestyles from the inter-bellum and the war-years.
(he won't tell us his first name) is a young guy
from Dallas/Fort Worth in Texas. His site
inspired me to build my own. It was the first
website that I came across that includes 78 rpm
music in Streaming Real Audio format (thank you,
Mr. Dismuke!). You can enjoy music from the turn
of the century (not the last one!) and the 1920s
and 1930s. Pay the man a visit and you won't
On this website (in French) of Michel Essevaz-Roulet you can listen to an enormous amount of 78's, from jazz to classical and of course lots of French chansons. Via this site a large database is accessible for people searching for recording data. His second site Jazz on-line is in English and offers loads of jazz music in realaudio format. Have a look!
internet radiostation, playing hits from the 78
rpm era 24 hours a day. WMKV is a
member-supported, educational, public radio
station, broadcasting Big Band Era music as well
as Health and Wellness programming and talk
78-L is a
discussion group devoted to music and recordings
of the pre-LP era. The list is open to collectors
and lovers of all kinds of music of this era.
They also welcome discussion of recording
history, discography, the collectors' market, and
vintage phonographs. The group is not slanted
toward any particular type of music or collector
discussion forum for all who love the Great
British Dance Bands of the 1920's,1930's and
1940's (and relevant bands thereafter) as well as
the popular music of that era known as The Golden
Age of British Dance Bands
Beside my passion for 'old' music, I also play with lots of pleasure music from a more recent era. On this website (in Dutch) you will find a survey of all the bands I play and played in over the years. There is also a section with personal photo's and video's.
Miss Joeri from Amsterdam is completely fascinated by the era 1930-1945. She has arranged her life, both professional and personal, as to enable to dwell in the atmosphere of those years. How has she managed that? Visit her site, be amazed, and let her take you back to former times under her motto ‘Going Retro’.
I would appreciate it very much if you would put a link on your website to Jan's 78 RPM Record Warehouse!
For this purpose you might use one of my special banners