3 Nov 2016

We found the train impersonator!

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:35 pm on 3 November 2016

Yesterday, during our regular appointment with Sarah Johnston from Nga Taonga sound and vision (our national sound archive), she played us a piece of audio from 1964 featuring a then 17 year old, who was able to mimick the sound of railway trains. We've track down the man responsible for that sound, possibly an early form of Beat Boxing, Owen Schmelz, he's now living in Picton.

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