Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “When it comes to portable audio, we’ve come a long, long way. See?

  • February 22, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    The “Philco” information is bogus (fake address). But it is a real photo for Regency Inc, who made the amplifier on the left hand side of the cart. The amplifier is a Regency HF-150 and the speaker is a Jensen Duette. The turntable is a Webcor Diskchanger. Photography done by Ken Schmid Studio, dated December 1954.

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