about those electronically reprocessed stereo albums

WHAT IS ELECTRONICALLY REPROCESSED STEREO and why do so many Elvis fans hate it? What is rechanneled stereo and Duophonic stereo and why does everyone else hate them? Before addressing these questions, I want to mention a few things about stereo records. Most people, including music historians and record collectors, simply take stereo for granted—but it has a lengthy and interesting past.

facts and fallacies about elvis’ gold records volume 4

IN FEBRUARY 1968, RCA Victor issued ELVIS’ GOLD RECORDS VOLUME 4, the first compilation of million-sellers by Elvis in five years. Or, at least they were supposed to be million-sellers, but only half the album consisted of genuine gold record hits. The whys and wherefores for this are filled with fallacies and misconceptions that began with the album’s release.CONTINUE READING