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Monday, May 18, 2009
HE SAW THE CAT
COMPUTER SPEECH by Bell Telephone Laboratories for educational use
BELL TELEPHONE LABORATORIES
An historical remark
"Bicycle Built for Two" (unaccompanied)
"Bicycle Built for Two" (accompanied)
Computer duplicates human voice
download Editor's note: obviously there is no SIDE B. This may/may not be part of a larger set. Well, according to Jukebox Mafia and the accompanying pictures, it is what it is: a 45 with a great sleeve that I have missed out on! Booo! Anyhow, read the comments over at that blog for some interesting--albeit short-- history of computer generated language.
I came across this record on a few blogs and managed to track down some audio from WFMU's site. I would love to hear more from this honky-tonkin' caterwaulin' queen. Listen to the tracks below and I think you will too!