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Vic Rawlings: Hardball

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On a June night in 2009, Vic Rawlings was spinning 1950s LPs at a local record store in Central Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. At his side, the “sound fountain"--a true period piece of a hi-fi tower (mono, of course). Buddy Holly started the party, segueing into Doris Day and The Ink Spots. Sometimes the records skipped and hissed. The extraneous noise put a smile on the evening DJ's face. “'40s, '50s, '60s--the fountain's good until about '65," Rawlings explains. “[The speaker] was made by Bell Labs in the '50s. I love it. It makes those records sound ...



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