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Why I Chose The Sony PS-LX300USB Stero Turntable
I must be getting older. I find myself gravitating to the older music lately and now that I have my Sony PS-LX300USB Stereo turntable, I can listen to all my old vinyl records, and new ones. Yes they still make vinyl. I love the sound of the old records. Even the new ones have a warmth to the sound you don't get from a great stereo playing the an LP or 45.
I have a collection of almost 500 Lp's and 45's. Many of my 45's are one hit wonders from the 70's - music I rarely hear on radio, even on the oldies stations, so I am glad I have my collection.
I received my first turntable when I was 12 and had to shovel snow, mow lawns and do chores for money to buy records to feed my habit and grow my collection. Music was a big part of my growing up. If it wasn't my Dad's old country records like Hank Snow or Marty Robbins playing on the big old Sears multiplayer stereo in the living room, it would be Mom's radio blaring out ABBA in the kitchen. Just before I was born, my parents had a small apartment downtown beside the movie theater that played all Elvis all the time, so til this day I can still hum along and silently sing a long with all his songs.
By the age of 16 my record collection was quite large and playing them on this little mono record player wasn't the best way to hear them even though they sounded as well on the record player as they did on the radio, I wasn't happy. My Dad was good at trading and bartering so I put it to him and when the opportunity came, he traded an old VW beetle he was going to make into a dune buggy but never had the time to complete, for a top of the line Auerx stereo for me. When I put on a record ( I think it was Valdy's - A Good Song ) I was completely blown away. There were instruments playing that I had never heard before and being stereo I felt like I was in the middle of the music. It was magic.
Times have changed. Much for the better. But the power of imagination is lost when everything is handed to you. The magic of life seems to be missing. I am going back to a time when the magic was there for me - at least for a short time. Playing all my old vinyl records on my Sony PS-LX300USB stereo allows my to digitize the old songs I loved and grew up with - and worked so hard for. Now I can relax in today's busy traffic commute with songs that take me back like Walter Mitty's day dreams - well not that bad but still.
If you have a record collection that you would like to transfer to today's modern players it is as easy as plugging in this record player and playing your records. It is really that simple. Enjoy.
My favorite record memory. An awesome Canadian folk artist.
El Paso and Big Iron were songs I grew up on .
My Mom's favorite band besides Elvis.