Definitions for victrola
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a brand of gramophone
Any upright or console model phonograph from the early 1900s, usually with a wooden cabinet body and an interior horn for the projection of sound, that plays 78 rpm records using a steel needle.
A brand name model of phonograph produced by the Victor Talking Machine Company in the 1920s.
"Victrola" is a single by the band Veruca Salt. It was released in 1995 on Minty Fresh Records. It includes a cover of The Knack's "My Sharona". The cover artwork does not actually depict a Victrola, but rather an early 20th century outside horn gramophone or phonograph. The single was the third release from the album American Thighs but unlike the first two, failed to reach the Top 75 Singles Chart in the UK, peaking at #110.
The name later assigned to the improved 'phonograph' contrived by Thomas Alva Edison while residing in Washington, DC;
The Radio Corporation of America bought the patent rights to the Edison phonograph, made numerous improvements and renamed the device 'Victrola' as a 'take-off' of the company name RCA Victor:
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