Ngọc Bảo – Cô Tú, a Vietnamese 78rpm

Finding Vietnamese 78rpm records is not that easy, even though a lot of them were pressed here in France during the colonial period, when Vietnam was still part of French Indochina. This one comes from a lot I bought from another collector in Paris. Thanks to Haji Maji and Excavated Shellac blogs, I was already familiar with … Continue reading Ngọc Bảo – Cô Tú, a Vietnamese 78rpm

Where to find 78 rpm

Where to find 78 rpm records : a new section on the blog

I try to find 78 rpm records each time I visit a new place, but the lack of information makes it sometimes difficult, so I decided to create a list and a dynamic map of shops and markets worldwide. You can check it here.

Ivo Robić – Tajna (1952)

Ivo Robić – Tajna, a cover of Nat King Cole, on 78 rpm record

Aktivista, who is the author of the blog Sa Starog Gramofona, asked me this morning (see his comment here) to post the other side of Ivo Robić's record. Here it is ! This one is called "Tajna" and is much more jazzy than yesterday's song Domino. Don't hesitate to post comments if you have additional … Continue reading Ivo Robić – Tajna, a cover of Nat King Cole, on 78 rpm record

Ivo Robić – Domino on 78 rpm record (1952)

I bought this record in 2007 in Ljubljana, capital city of Slovenia. Domino is a French song, originally performed in 1950 by André Claveau (lyrics by Jacques Plante and music by Louis Ferrari). This version is a cover of 1952 by Croatian singer and songwriter Ivo Robić. The record was released on Jugoton, the main label … Continue reading Ivo Robić – Domino on 78 rpm record (1952)