My family in Istanbul would tape record little reel to reel tapes of "letters". They would gather at our Azuk Absi's house and sing and take turns sending greetings and well wishes. These tapes were made in the late 1960's.
http://www.box.net/shared/x7hufqqssf Letter one
http://www.box.net/shared/gfpr91j8qu Letter two
http://www.box.net/shared/l0hczbco78 Letter three
http://www.box.net/shared/zbc9eq9t1l Letter four