Monday, December 20, 2010

one more birth of rock music... the rock-a-phone

rockophone

"invented and
manufactured
by a.b. gilman,
young st., berwick(?)
the stones are
mounted upon
rubber and are
struck with
mallets, three playing
at once. it is now
fitted also with
piano keyboard."

july 30, 1907

rock-a-phone

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3 Comments:

Blogger Matterhorn1959 said...

Happy Holidays!

10:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This appears to be the only reference to the rock-a-phone on google. It's hard to find anything unknown these days.

7:33 AM  
OpenID JW said...

That is fantastic!

4:14 PM  

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