Record Machine: Auscultation of The Heart by J.B. Barlow and W.A. Pocock

Released in 1966 to assist students in the Medical School Program of Warner-Chilcott Laboratories, Auscultation of The Heart has to be the most unusual record in my collection. With auscultation defined as “the act of listening to sounds arising within organs (as the lungs) as an aid to diagnosis and treatment” by Merriam-Webster, this album is literally the sound of heartbeats paired with medical commentary.

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LTP: 4/4

It’s our six month birthday! Six months ago today, Luci, Sally J. and I put out the very first issue of Persephone Magazine.  1700 posts, a whole mess of comments and 70 or so writers later, here we are.  Back in the old days, we used to cheer every time we went up ten views from day to day, now we cheer when the server keeps up with our daily visitor count. Read More LTP: 4/4