[Dixielandjazz] Under the Bamboo Tree: jazz and American literature.

TBW504 at aol.com TBW504 at aol.com
Tue Oct 13 03:42:45 PDT 2009

Fibre needles - not unlike bamboo? - were in use in England at least until  
well after WW2. The theory was that they didn't wear the grooves of 
precious  78s. In fact they did damage by debris collecting in groves. Also the 
sound  quality was crap!
Brian Wood  

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