Voice from the Past
I caught this article from Reuters. Quite interesting.
Experts find oldest voice recording, from 1860
Person singing French folk song is ‘like a ghost singing to you’
By Will Dunham
WASHINGTON – U.S. audio historians have discovered and played back a French inventor’s historic 1860 recording of a folk song — the oldest-known audio recording — made 17 years before Thomas Edison invented the phonograph.
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Wow – thank you SO much for posting this…I was able to go to the link where the recording is on line – it is really amazing and eerie. What a great discovery.