Early Women of Audio: Ursula Greville & Gloria Chandler

I recently connected with a couple who are also looking at early women in recording history and I learned of two women I hadn’t come across before: Ursula Greville and Gloria Chandler. Ursula Greville Leslie Gaston-Bird (of Mix Messiah Productions) told me about Ursula Greville. Ursula now holds the title …

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Researching the early women of audio

After researching Marion Keisker last year, I became really interested in learning more about early women in audio. How many were there? What roles did they have in recordings? How early were women recording? I found a number of women by digging through Wikipedia – women like Wilma Cozart Fine, …

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Did Marion Keisker Record Elvis? A Female Audio Engineer’s Perspective

I recently researched Marion Keisker, a woman known for helping Elvis Presley early in his career while she worked at Sun Records/Memphis Recording Service. Marion is sometimes credited for recording Elvis for the first time (which is what caught my interest in her story). Her boss, Sam Phillips, also claims …

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