72 Years Ago Today… Shellac cuts = fewer jive platters

Daily News, April 15, 1942 (by Virginia Pasley)

“Phonographic Rug Cutting Is Cut 70% By U.S.
“Come on you ickies and alligators, get in your hot licks now because soon you’ll have fewer jive platters – 70% fewer, in fact. The shellac that is used to make your records is going to coat shells…”

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