Posts Tagged ‘Hi-Fi’

New hi-fi’s are wond’rous

Encouraging new appreciation

Of loved sounds.

Re-arranging the listening room

Old songs get new life.

Searching for fidelity,

I covet John Cameron’s* superb system

Finely balanced, crisp, clean

Delicate & resonant.

And then …

A 3-in-1 – TV, Stereo, Radio

The Pye 3-in-1**

In the Elson-Green home.

Pumps out Mac’s Coming Your Way***.



* John is Peter Cameron‘s eldest brother.  Their home was in the terrace above Cameron’s Bakery in High St, across from Penrith Primary.

** I am not 100% sure the brand was Pye but this TV/Radio/Stereo combo had an awesome sound. It may well have been assisted by the acoustics in the large room but I remember being blown away by how good it sounded. This was the home of Jacqui Elson-Green Penrith High School girl – who along with a couple of others had joined my Penrith High School network of friends.

*** This is the song – the opening track on Fleetwood Mac’s Then Play Onit remains one of my favourite pieces of music of all time. It has everything … play it loud, through reasonable speakers and it’s great. But it will never be as great as on 12″Vinyl through the Elson-Green 3-in-1.

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