Hit of the Week: What's the Use: Fox Trot

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Creation: 1930

While shellac and vinyl are commonly associated with sound recordings, other types of materials were sometimes used in their manufacture. This 78 rpm is made of cardboard. Designed to be played only once, cardboard recordings could be made cheaply and quickly and were often featured on cereal boxes.

Title

Hit of the Week: What's the Use: Fox Trot

Date

Creation: 1930

Description

While shellac and vinyl are commonly associated with sound recordings, other types of materials were sometimes used in their manufacture. This 78 rpm is made of cardboard. Designed to be played only once, cardboard recordings could be made cheaply and quickly and were often featured on cereal boxes.

Rights

Copyright; use considered fair according to the ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use

Format

78 rpm records

Source

Music Library, 78RPM MUS-83

Files

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Citation

“Hit of the Week: What's the Use: Fox Trot,” Gallery, accessed November 18, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/893.