Airwave Imposters

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Would you ever trust a photograph to tell you whether a work of art is real? Well, the same kind of trickery can happen (and might be even easier to pull off) with sound recordings. We asked WNYC archivist Andy Lanset to burrow into the early days of radio and unearth the fakers.

Music Playlist

  1. Lester Leaps In

    Artist: Count Basie
    Album: The Essential Count Basie, Vol 2.
    Label: Columbia