I recently had a paranormal experience (June, 2011) that brought back childhood memories and eventually led me to this website and I would like to share this story of my childhood with you.
I grew up about fifteen miles out of small town in middle Tennessee in the 70's. My parent's bought a cassette tape recorder, one of those rectangular ones with one speaker in the back and a built in mic and a handle in the front to carry it with. My brother and I thought this was the greatest thing ever considering I was four and he was six. We played with the recorder every single day and never got tired of how funny our voices sounded being played back to us. I don't sound like that do I? I would ask and my brother would answer yes you do! And everyone would laugh.
On Thanksgiving Day we were all at my grandfathers for dinner. There were several grandchildren there all about the same age and we were in the back bedroom playing with the recorder and listening back to ourselves being silly when we heard EVP during a playback. At that time we didn't know what EVP was nor our parents but what we heard scares me to this day.
It started off normal with all the kids jabbering in the background when this demonic sounding voice sounded like it was right over the mic as it was a lot louder than we were. We never made out what it was saying but it sounded like it was speaking in Latin or some other language we didn't know. I wish I still had the tape to be analysed with modern tech but after a few days my mom and dad decided to burn it because it scared them so bad and we were told to stay out of the back room at Pa's house.
I have heard a lot of EVP over the years from ghost hunters actually asking questions and I have never heard anything like we did that Thanksgiving day and they usually seem to be low and not very audible where this one sounded like it was right in the mic and a lot louder than we were and this voice we heard sounded like pure evil! I can still remember that awful sound as if it were yesterday and its been over thirty years ago.