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  • proper n. A brand name model of phonograph produced by the Victor Talking Machine Company in the 1920s.


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  • They had what they called a Victrola and would listen to their favorite opera excerpts played on 78-RPM recordings.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Victrola is a lot closer to my apartment, yes - but it is jam packed with people, and some of those people really piss me off.

    September 15th, 2006

  • Soylent Green may just as well be people but Victrola is coffee.

    Seattle Bon Vivant:

  • It was great to meet everyone, and yes, we were too the coolest kids in Victrola.

    morning odditiies

  • To find out where to see the episode where you live, visit the show's episode guide and search for Victor, Victrola, which is the name of the episode.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • His Victrola was a machine first manufactured by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) using the word Victor in their recording field products because of the US's "victory" in WWI, "the war to end all wars" (yeah sure!)

    More From This Crazy World

  • A description of a picture that I saw in a coffeeshop called Victrola, drawn by a child:


  • Now he's collaborating with the sculptor Ian Schneller to create an "audiovisual landscape" by using dozens of three-foot tall "hornlings," four eight-foot-tall horns and a two-headed spinning speaker horn (all designed to recall Victrola speakers and triggered by Mr. Bird's violin) to pump out his intricate pop-compositions.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "A Victrola was a big deal in those days, and there weren't any parlors around that had one except Alice's," Holiday wrote in in her autobiography

    NPR Topics: News

  • And they had a Victrola, which is like having, you know, huge instruments today, and played him

    Democracy Now!


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