In her new book Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild Obsessive Hunt for the World’ s Rarest 78rpm Records music writer Amanda Petrusich immerses herself in the culture of 78 collectors, and explores the histories of mythic blues artists that these collectors champion.
Recently I met with Amanda at her apartment in Brooklyn to talk her new book and what makes 78 collectors tick. We also discuss how collectors influence the ways we value art and what it’s like to go SCUBA diving for records in the Milwaukee river.
PlaylistIntro Music: Blind Lemon Jefferson – See That My Grave Is Kept Clean Outro Music: Memphis Jug Band – K.C. Moan
Get stuck between the present and the past with this sweet and powerful song. | read