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 EP - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The term EP or E.P. means Extended Play, and is applied to recordings released which are too long to qualify as singles but too short to qualify as albums.
The first recordings released by many punk bands were released in EP format, mainly because the high-energy nature of the genre made it difficult to create sufficient material to fill an LP.
EP may also be used in reference to the European Parliament.
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /e/ep/ep.html   (270 words)

 Gramophone record - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1890s the early recording formats of discs were usually seven inches (nominally 17.5 cm) in diameter.
The older 78 format continued to be mass produced alongside the newer formats into the 1950s (and in a few countries, such as India, into the 1960s.
A different format, CD-4 (not to be confused with compact disc), by RCA, encoded rear-channel information on an ultrasonic carrier, which required a special wideband cartridge to pick it up.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vinyl_record   (7433 words)

 The Beatles on Vee Jay Records
Vee Jay noticed how popular EPs were in Britain and decided to release four of the 'Introducing The Beatles' tracks ('Misery', 'Taste Of Honey', 'Ask Me Why', and 'Anna') as an EP, with a special cardboard cover, named 'Souvenir Of Their Visit To America' (VJEP 1-903).
Initially, the EP was issued in a cardboard sleeve at the unusually high price of $1.29 on 23 March 1964.
Whether the format, the selections, or the fact that the public was satisfied by already having these songs on previous releases, this EP received little attention, and after this failure, Vee Jay didn't try the EP format again.
www.dermon.com /Beatles/Veejay.htm   (4912 words)

 Mesothelioma - EP
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The term is sometimes applied to CDss with short playing times, but since a CD can carry any amount of material up to around 80 minutes the distinction between a CD EP and a short CD LP is abstruse.
unabridged definition of EP, non-English translation of EP
www.mesothelioma.me.uk /asbestos+EP.html   (266 words)

 The Collection, from P-R!
from 1980 with Betty White and Greg Morris; 2nd ep.
Interesting old show where panelists see a story and try to discern the event it is portraying.
Decent format which is sort of like Talkabout, only with gossip.
www.gscentral.net /showspr.htm   (3993 words)

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