This Stereo Sounds Strange
My first record player was a hand-me-down, 1930's-style Crosley with built-in speakers. It was a hulking eyesore and it sounded lousy too, but it was mine. I was 14 when I took it home and set it on a too-small table next to my bookshelf.
We became fast friends.
I picked up a handful of old records for $2 each at a local antique shop that were yellowed all over and reeked of damp basements…