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Old 13th Sep 2019, 6:17 pm   #18
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Default Re: Question on Recording speeds

Originally Posted by Hartley118 View Post
Originally Posted by G6Tanuki View Post
There was a distinct reluctance by UK record-player-makers (like EMI/HMV) to acknowledge-and-embrace/adopt the US RCA-inspired '45' - there's a good discussion about this in "The Setmakers".

AFAIK it was the 12 inch LP that EMI were depressingly slow in adopting - a full 3 years behind Decca.
Yes, I admit that I mis-remembered.

I find it deeply fascinating to see the different paths followed by the radio/recording industry in different countries, and trying to understand the different market-drivers that were in play at the time.
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