TIL that in the USSR, when foreign music was banned, bootleg records were made on old x-rays pulled from medical trash. These were called “ribs” and “bone records”.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribs_(recordings)

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  1. The center circles were made by burning it with a cigarette and they were crudely hand cut around the edges.

    I just bought a bone record of Johnny Cash’s Ring of Fire for my dad for Christmas. He’s not going to have a clue what I’m handing him.

    I also got myself The Doors’ Five to One because I can’t not have one too!

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