Skipping Records Commentator Chris Tsakis loves the way old records use to skip -- get stuck in a groove at an interesting point. It doesn't happen very much any more; but Tsakis says CDs can skip, too -- in a different way. (3:30) (Please note this segment was corrected on air on Oct. 3, 2002: William Kollar from Totowa, New Jersey offers a correction to one detail of Chris Tsakis' story about skips in long-playing records. Mr. Kollar writes this: "Chris said that the song "Let the Good Times Roll" (the actual song title is "C'mon Part 1 with the parenthetical (Let the Good Times Roll) appeared on Jimi Hendrix's Axis Bold as Love LP. A dj worth his salt would know that it appeared on Electric Ladyland ...Were the editors asleep?")
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Commentator Chris Tsakis loves the way old records use to skip — get stuck in a groove at an interesting point. It doesn't happen very much any more; but Tsakis says CDs can skip, too — in a different way. (3:30) (Please note this segment was corrected on air on Oct. 3, 2002: William Kollar from Totowa, New Jersey offers a correction to one detail of Chris Tsakis' story about skips in long-playing records. Mr. Kollar writes this: "Chris said that the song "Let the Good Times Roll" (the actual song title is "C'mon Part 1 with the parenthetical (Let the Good Times Roll) appeared on Jimi Hendrix's Axis Bold as Love LP. A dj worth his salt would know that it appeared on Electric Ladyland ...Were the editors asleep?")