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How Sound Recording, Playback And Storage Media Has Changed Over Time

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#1 29 Chev OFFLINE  

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Posted October 03, 2016 - 09:09 AM

Way back when to record and reproduce sound

Several men set about inventing and a way was found

It originally was called a phonograph machine

It needed no electricity or fancy colourful screen

A simple crank to rotate a disc around and around

And a needle to record and play back the sound

Then came the record player which was used to play  

A flat style record in a much more modern way

Powered by electricity and equipped with an amp

They originally could be found in wealthy homes – a status stamp

Radio stations used this technology to attract listeners and grow

As audiences bought radios and over the air sound did flow

Then came the tape era - both eight track and cassette

But people did not like the hiss that through the speakers did get

So ever improving people sought an even better way

To reproduce sound and music and information about them display

And the CD was born and more players were sold

Walkmans with earphones to help motivate runs in the cold

Then things went digital and now radio stations online do stream

As well as broadcast in the conventional way with an antenna beam

Hundreds of songs with the help of a thumb drive can now fit

In the palm of your hand - plug it into a PC and you can listen and sit

Where will it end and what is next on the history map?

A chip embedded in the side of your head that someone will zap?

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Posted October 03, 2016 - 12:21 PM

NICE. Have you been designated our official Poet laureate, yet?


The chip in the head is an old idea. Watch "The Presidents' Anaylst" from the late 60s. The humor is very dated but the idea is not so far fetched now. Good Luck, Rick

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Posted October 03, 2016 - 06:54 PM

NICE. Have you been designated our official Poet laureate, yet?


I hereby designate 29 Chev as our Official Poet Laureate! Others may see differently!

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Posted October 04, 2016 - 07:12 AM

I hereby designate 29 Chev as our Official Poet Laureate! Others may see differently!

I agree completely :thumbs: A very talented individual that is a credit to it seems whatever he shares with us, whether rebuilding seats, or turning rust and worn back into into usable or making our day better with prose :worshippy1:

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Posted October 04, 2016 - 04:26 PM

The man is hip

And makes it his trip

To treat us to rhyme

Most every time!



  With apologies to  29 Chev's abilities, :thumbs:

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