Rare Audio Recording of Boxer Jack Johnson

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  1. Pugguy

    Pugguy Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    They give some details on the delivery and recording tech per my last post and the article in the URL provided.. Please let me know if you can’t open and I’ll try find another way.
     
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  2. KernowWarrior

    KernowWarrior Bob Fitzsimmons much bigger brother. Full Member

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    I am think Mr Johnson would not be a fan of the present idea of fluid restriction to make weight on the scales, as i do believe he mentioned the importance of water once or twice........during his Physical culture lecture.
     
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  3. crixus85

    crixus85 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Great that these rare items or cleaned up films, regularly crop up on this forum.
    Many thanks for this one, I always enjoy material on Johnson.
     
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  4. he grant

    he grant Historian/Film Maker Full Member

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    GREAT! Beautiful find and post !
     
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  5. English Bull

    English Bull New Member Full Member

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    I have a copy of the physical culture recording 78rmp . A rare Item then . my great grandfather was sparing partner to Frank Moran for the Johnson fight in Paris. regards
     
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  6. BoxingFan2002

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    This video contains Jack Johnson's voice too.
     
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2024
  7. newurban99

    newurban99 Active Member Full Member

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    This is fabulous.
     
  8. BoxingFan2002

    BoxingFan2002 Member Full Member

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    Hope you like it, I have seen this video 10 years ago.
     
  9. Barrf

    Barrf Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Ok, this recording sounds much more in line. That first recording must be distorted in some way, because his voice sounds higher and just not what you'd expect.
     
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  10. Shay Sonya

    Shay Sonya The REAL Wonder Woman! Full Member

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    Pure Gold for old timer boxing fans, like ME! Thank you SO MUCH for sharing this!
     
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  11. Pugguy

    Pugguy Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    That’s amazing - not just having the 78rpm but for the fact (more so) that your great grandfather sparred Frank Moran.

    Antiques Road Show here you come???

    Though I somehow doubt that the toff experts will know much about the rare item you have in your possession. :)

    Thanks heaps for sharing.

    PS - I see my original link to the audio is no longer working - at least not for me anyways. :D If I get time I might drop in a fresh link to same.
     
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  12. Rope-a-Dope

    Rope-a-Dope Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    He doesn't sound anything like what I'd have expected.
     
  13. he grant

    he grant Historian/Film Maker Full Member

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    Just in case anyone missed this one w Jack talking too .... (1:02)

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  14. English Bull

    English Bull New Member Full Member

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    I have a web page dedicated to him if your interested in taking a look
    Tough as old oak harryduncan.uk
    regards
     
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  15. Pugguy

    Pugguy Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Will do! Thanks so much for the link Champ!
     
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