Tuesday, November 29, 2016

That must be some kind of record

There can't be much that excites both record collectors and stamp collectors - but Bhutan's "talking stamps", which were the world's first when they appeared in 1972 and which can be played on a standard turntable, are an exception. Chris May of The Vinyl Factory has traced their origins back to American maverick Burt Todd, who created them in a bid to raise funds for the kingdom and whose exploits suggest he would be an excellent subject for a biopic.

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