Them young whippersnappers will just go on and on and on, all about their eye-pods, and their playlists and their hippity-hop rap trance dance disco. Cranky Old Geezers know real music don't come on an eye-pod. If ya wanna hear music the way it was meant to be heard, ya need yerself a real talking machine.

You can get a fine storebought one for listening:

Or, if your a mechanical minded Cranky Old Geezer, you just might maybe want to build one your ownself.

We've tried - Lord knows we've tried - but thus far is has proven far more difficult than we had thought to stuff a gramophone into a computer. Until we achieve success, is pleased to at least make available its best attempt for your listening pleasure.

To view the E-Phonic MP3 Player you will need to have Javascript turned on and have Flash Player 9 or better installed.

Harry McClintock-Hallelujah! I'm A Bum
Bascom Lamar Lunsford-I Wish I Was A Mole In The Ground
The Carter Family-Wildwood Flower
Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers-White House Blues
Cartwright Brothers - Get A Long Little Doggies
Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers-Don't Let Your Deal Go Down Blues
Blue Ridge Highballers - Flop-Eared Mule
A.A. Gray & Seven Foot Dilly-Streak Of Lean, Streak Of Fat

We would like to thank for E-Phonic for its very fine mp3 player. Go to their site and get one for your very own website. The music comes from If you like a song, click on it to go directly to that song's page to download it for yourself, or just go to and explore. The images are from the Library of Congress.

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