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Sunday, 2 January 2011

ORIGIN OF "TO BE IN THE GROOVE"

Early record players were of questionable quality, but everyone regarded them as a marvel. Instruction on manuals informed the owner of this new machines to make sure that the stylus stayed firmly in the groove of the record to improve the cuality of the playback.
When the time of jazz came along in the 1920s, people were talking of musicians and dancers as being "in the groove", meaning their playing was spot on.
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