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Listening Spaces of the Stars in 1975

Discussion in 'Listening Spaces' started by NJguy, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. NJguy

    NJguy Super Member

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    Reading an old Rolling Stone magazine from Sep. 25 1975 (Eagles on Cover) and in this edition they talk alot about what the stars were using for HI-FI.

    Here are photos of a few of them. Enjoy the time travel.

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    and looking at the ads in these old magazines its amazing. The Stereo makers were at each others throats, using the others product in their ads to put them down.
     
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    squirrelnest Addicted Member

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    Those were the days.......:biggrin:
     
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    Cool stuff
     
  6. Ranchman

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    Back in time! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Those DEFINATELY were the Days! Makes me feel really old...Thanks for that! :D
     
  8. bobsvinyl

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    I used to have a t-shirt that said "Yeah, I'm Old. But I Got to See All the Great Bands". The mid 60s-mid 70s were a special time in music. I'm glad I was there. Thanks for posting this.
     
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    Way to go Rick.

    He knew great sound.
     
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    Very nice to show the stuff. In reality most of these guys weren't home more than 2-3 days a month to enjoy it. Gotta work all the time.
     
  11. NJguy

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    Theres more if people are interested I can post
     
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    I would love to see more. Great time capsule stuff...
     
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    Hell yes...please do! I've been tyring to find articles just like this for years. Best I've come across is stuff about Henry Rollins, Steve Jobs, and a few others. Oh, and the Altec ad with Rod Stewart, but that only kinda counts.

    Derringer's system is serious. I bet it would knock yer socks off even by modern audio performance metrics.
     
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    I'd like to see more of Nona Hendryx's quad system.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Cool! They used the same crap we all use now!
    What the heck is that Auditron stuff Steve Miller is using?
     
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    I love the Zappa quote. When I was working in a studio, people thought i was crazy when i brought all my home speakers. I told them that they need to listen to the mix on what the buyer owns. Wish I had a copy of this print back then! Thanks for posting!
     

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