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(used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records


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Extremely lighthearted and entertaining, the Enliven-based Lycos ad represents the first time the agency has been able to deliver in-depth product information through a long-playing promotional ad.
It happened in 1961, when Nancy Wilson and Cannonball Adderley named their long-playing record because they "wanted a happy, romping sound.
Ivan reached for two 12-inch long-playing records, one by Luis Bravo and the other by Ramon Veloz.
It would be much appreciated, therefore, if the defenders of the EU could change their long-playing record.
1931: Long-playing records (33rpm) were demonstrated in New York by RCA-Victor, but failed because of the high price of the players: the first real microgroove records did not appear until 1948.
This is the difference between a long-playing record and music on your iPhone," said Dave Ruch, director of information systems for the Metropolitan Airports Commission.
1931: The first long-playing record was demonstrated in New York by RCA-Victor, but the venture failed because of the high price of the record players.
Pennario, listed in the New Grove Dictionary of Music, made many recordings in the days of long-playing records, notably of works by Gershwin and Rachmaninoff, and appeared with well-known orchestras and conductors.
RCA stopped making vinyl long-playing records years ago but the CD you play in your Mishawaka-made Hummer H2 probably was made by Sony Disc Manufacturing in Terre Haute.
The long-playing centre-back is expected to sign a new contract with Glasgow Rangers before the end of the month, having done well since arriving from Everton in January.
The long-playing tournament is normally held in Baldwin Park, but the city could not play host this year because of budget cuts.
DOWN MEMORY LANE 1 The suit who hired The Who's Roger Daltrey to open HMV's digital download service would not have had a career-enhancing moment when the rock star launched into a passionate defence of old long-playing records.
Coleman tells us about many such technologies and shakeups: home phonographs and radios that sealed the fate of player pianos and sheet music in the 1920s, '30s, and '40s; the invention of the long-playing record in the late '40s and multitracking in the '50s, which created space for unified 40-to-50-minute works of musical recording art; the late '70s introduction of portable cassette/earphone devices that elevated the cassette to the best-selling recorded-music format in just six years; the electronic synthesizer of the '80s that drove out of business many of Petrillo's boys who somehow had managed to survive the onslaught of canned music in the first half of the 20th century.
Instead of presenting him clearly in his dual role as Broadway innovator and ballet experimenter, the book emphasizes, with endless examples, his sexual ambivalence; his guilt over the damaging testimony he proffered in 1953 to the House Un-American Activities Committee; his long-playing hostility toward his father, Harry Rabinowitz; and his sadistic behavior toward too many of his dancers.
Instead of nostalgia, perhaps it was uncanny foresight that led some people to keep their obsolete long-playing records all these years.