Polly Reynolds in UK - 1973

from 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing, pages 29-30:

There is not the least doubt that quadraphonic 8 Track sounded fantastic. The sound bounced round the room rather like Dolby stereo today. In fact, even the standard 8 Track was a great improvement on most record players of the time. Unless you are scrupulously careful, vinyl records get scratched and dusty, a thing which never happened with an 8 Track stereo cartridge. Apart from the vastly improved sound, the thing was so fantastically modern; if you had an 8 Track in 1973, you really were a trend setter. Mind you, if you still had one ten years later, after the introduction of compact …   more >>
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Simon Webb, 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing (Stroud, 2013), p. 29-30. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1412155657235 accessed: 30 May, 2024

location of experience: UK


Polly Reynolds

Listening to

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pop music

Experience Information

Date/Time 1973
Medium playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:27:37 +0100