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'These records have slipped through the grooves of history'

July 18th, 2015

Episode 490 of 1744 episodes

A batch of ‘How To…’ albums from the 1950s and 60s have been unearthed. The vinyl LPs aimed to teach people all kinds of skills, including how to yodel, how to teach your budgie to speak, and the art of ventriloquism. Alan Dein, presenter of Archive on 4 and Sheila Innes, former controller of BBC educational broadcasting, have a listen.

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