Ralph W. telling his story, sober at 44. I thought poetry and bizarre behavior were identical.
This is a repost from 4/26, when I was doing yesterdays episode I saw this one, I really like it as well and thought it should go up again.
Julie L - An amusing Irish woman that is a very happy customer. Repost from 4/30, this is another that deserves a wider audience
The locals used to call it maggots corner.
Henry W sober in 1949 speaking at an unknown meeting, sober 25 years at the time this was recorded.
Marty M author of the chapter - Women Suffer Too, sober in 1940, she is one of the first female members of AA and was the first lesbian member of AA. This is her last talk given in 1960, she passed away in 1980.
I had to do much processing to this audio file to remove heavy background noise, as a result the voice is much cleaner, however that type of processing makes the applause sound like a jet flying overhead, there were a couple of places the applause was sustained, I shortened those applause sections.
Wikipedia page about Marty M: https://goo.gl/6j6NX4
Rosie B sober in 1992 speaking at an unknown meeting in San Diego, Jan 2014
The First 164 pages of The Big Book with lined blank pages opposite each page of text for note taking.
Paragraph numbers along side the text for easy reference. Entire Original Manuscript (about) including the stories. Easy to read retyped version. Includes paragraph numbers corresponding to the modern text for easy comparison.
Footnotes explaining historical and obscure references in the text.
Footnotes documenting all 79 differences between the modern text and the original 1st printing text of the 1st 164 pages (about). Yes, believe it or not, the basic text has been changed 79 times since it was first published.
Two place keeping ribbons. Special "lay flat" binding.