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Grandma and Grandpa Green (and Chubby) February 1972

On Christmas 1971 my grandparents were given a tape recorder. They lived about 7 hours away from the rest of their family and used the tape recorder to send greetings to their children and their families. Here is one we received February 1972.

Grandpa’s introduction:
[audio:2_72_grandpa_intro.mp3]

Me and my Shadow
Grandma and Chubby (their beagle)
[audio:2_72_grandma_chubby_shadow.mp3]

Grandpa thanking us for his birthday gifts
[audio:2_72_grandpa_birthday_thanks.mp3]

Grandma’s turn to talk
[audio:2_72_grandma_reading_letter.mp3]

Skip to My Lou
Grandma and Chubby
[audio:2_72_grandma_chubby_skip.mp3]

Are You Taping this? Stop!
Grandma
[audio:2_72_grandma_areyoutapingthis.mp3]

Hee Haw
Grandpa
[audio:2_72_grandpa_heehaw.mp3]

Grandma again
[audio:2_72_grandma_talking.mp3]

Millie and the poker game
Grandpa
[audio:2_72_grandpa_millie.mp3]

When we’re coming to town and other topics
Grandma
[audio:2_72_grandma_whenwearecoming.mp3]

There’s a Rainbow on my Shoulder (?)
Grandma and Chubby
[audio:2_72_grandma_chubby_rainbow.mp3]

On Top of Old Smokey
Grandma and Chubby
[audio:2_72_grandma_chubby_smokey.mp3]

Goodbye
Grandma and Grandpa
[audio:2_72_goodbye.mp3]