2 Feb 2019

One record at a time

From RNZ Music, 3:05 pm on 2 February 2019
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American Grammy Award winning producer, audio engineer, musicologist Christopher C King is also a preeminent collector of 78-rpm records. He has traded 78s with comic artist Robert Crumb, scoured old junk shops and been written about in the New York Times Magazine and the Washington Post.

Trevor Reekie catches up with obsessive 78 record collector Christopher King, who has selected a few prized 78s from his massive collection and talks about the art of collecting, the music, the musicians and his new book ‘Lament From Epirus - An Odyssey Into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music.