Fear not, 21st century humans will be able to play the actual release. It will be available in digital and limited edition 33 1/3 vinyl formats as well as viewable video episodes showing the performers and that strange box with the needle and the arm.
The artists participating in The 78 Project include Richard Thompson, Rosanne Cash, John Leventhal, Loudon Wainwright III, Marshall Crenshaw Joe Henry, Vandaveer, Dawn Landes, and more. Here’s Richard Thompson singing “The Coo Coo Bird.”
And here’s Valerie June with “Wildwood Flower.”