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Johnny Cash columbia 63 cd box set

Tue Dec 17, 2013 4:13 am

Anybody know why most of it is in mono instead of the stereo lp mixes?What do u think sounds better Johnny Cash early 60s albums in mono or stereo?Are these real mono or just fold downs?

Re: Johnny Cash columbia 63 cd box set

Tue Dec 17, 2013 4:57 am

ritchie valens wrote:Anybody know why most of it is in mono instead of the stereo lp mixes?What do u think sounds better Johnny Cash early 60s albums in mono or stereo?Are these real mono or just fold downs?


Real mono. Sony have started doing this with a lot of these boxes - perhaps the choice was made here because the stereo versions were already available on CD for many of those 19 albums.

Re: Johnny Cash columbia 63 cd box set

Tue Dec 17, 2013 9:16 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxRY4pxN ... MXm_lxRfBt

Something about the cdbox.

They released the mono versions because it was this way on the am radio.
Not many people had stereo equipment in these days. :smt006

Re: Johnny Cash columbia 63 cd box set

Tue Dec 17, 2013 5:01 pm

I think it sounds better in mono. Since I also have the Bear Family boxes I can switch to stereo if I feel like. But I highly recommend this beautiful box at a reasonable price. You won't be disappointed.