Collection Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies

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  • 12th Street rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: 1914; Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): American pep march / Imperial Marimba Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Bowman, Euday L. (Euday Louis) - Imperial Marimba Band - Bowman, Euday L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • The aba daba honeymoon

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Leo Feist Inc., 1914; renewed by Arthur Fields and Walter Donovan, July 10, 1942. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: baritone and tenor, orchestra accompaniment. Coupling date: 10/26/1914. (Venue). With (reverse side): My croony melody / Billy Murray and chorus. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Fields, Arthur - Donovan, Walter - Collins, Arthur - Harlan, Byron G.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1914
  • Allah's holiday

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: from "Katinka"--fox trot. Coupling date: 5/11/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): Hawaiian butterfly medley / Jaudus' Society Orchestra. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Friml, Rudolf - Jaudas, Eugene - Jaudas' Society Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917
  • Are you from Dixie? ('cause I'm from Dixie, too)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus with orchestra. Coupling date: 6/8/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): Don't bite the hand that's feeding you / Walter Van Brunt. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Cobb, George L. - Murray, Billy - Yellen, Jack
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • At the ball that's all

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Remick Music Corp., 1913/Jerry Vogel Music Co., Inc. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Chorus finale from Hill's musical 'My Friend from Kentucky' (1913), interpolated into the author's 'Darktown Follies' (1914) and into the 'Ziegfeld Follies of 1913.' Coupling date: 6/22/1915. (Venue). With (reverse side): At the Yiddish wedding jubilee / Maurice ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Hill, J. Leubrie (John Leubrie) - Mayo, Harry - Tally, Harry - Hill, J. Leubrie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915
  • Backyard conversation between Mrs. Reilly and Mrs. Finnegan

    Coupling date: 5/14/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Cohen on his honeymoon / Monroe Silver.

    • Contributor: Porter, Steve
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920
  • The band festival at Plum Center

    From Edison records catalog: This is one of the cleverest skits of its kind ever produced. It is cleverly written and even more cleverly presented. Miss Jones and Messrs. Harlan and Porter are thoroughly experienced at this sort of work and every intonation of their voices gives just the right touch to the situation. Notice how the band plays the famous "Misere" from Verdi's ...

    • Contributor: Doty, Charles W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • Beautiful Ohio

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., 1918. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: mixed voices with orchestra. Robert A. King wrote the music under the pseudonym of "Mary Earl" because of a "for hire" contract he had with his publisher. Coupling date: 4/3/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Alabama lullaby / Gladys ...

    • Contributor: Edison - King, Robert A. - Macdonald, Ballard - Metropolitan Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • The bells of St. Mary's

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Chappell & Co., Inc., 1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor. Coupling date: 12/16/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Pickaninny rose / Margaret Freer. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Adams, A. E. (A. Emmett) - James, Lewis - Furber, Douglas - Adams, A. Emmett - Adams, A. E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Caprice Espagnol

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. Coupling date: 1/29/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Souvenir / Albert Spalding. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Spalding, Albert - Benoist, André
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Carnival of Venice--variations

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: cornet solo. Coupling date: 2/8/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): As once in happier days, op. 64 no. 1 / Vladimir Dubinsky. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Kryl, Bohumir - Burckhardt, John F.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • Carolina rolling stone

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: tenor with orchestra. Coupling date: 2/20/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Boo-hoo-hoo / Aileen Stanley. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Squires, Harry D. - Dalhart, Vernon - Parish, Mitchell
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • The church in the wildwood

    Coupling date: 7/23/1918. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: male voices with organ. With (reverse side): Ninety and nine / Christine Miller.

    • Contributor: Pitts, W. S.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Cohen on his honeymoon

    Coupling date: 5/14/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: monologue. With (reverse side): Backyard conversation between Mrs. Reilly and Mrs. Finnegan / Ada Jones, Steve Porter.

    • Contributor: Silver, Monroe
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920
  • Crazy blues

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: MCA, Inc., 1920. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Coupling date: 2/15/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Pocahontas / Premier Quartet. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Bradford, Perry - Sissle, Noble
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Die Schnitzelbank

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: In Deutsch. Coupling date: 2/22/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Im Grumewald ist Holzauktion (A wood auction in the greenforest) / Manhattan Quartett. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Manhattan Quartett
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Die Witwe und ihre sieben Maenner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Komischer Vortrag mit Orchester, in Deutsch. Coupling date: 2/22/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Puppchen / Adolph Hahl. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Jacoby, Bacchus - Balle, Ernest
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Dinnie Donohue, on Prohibition

    Coupling date: 12/2/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Irish monologue. With (reverse side): Uncle Josh and the soldier / Cal Stewart.

    • Contributor: Cahill, William
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Don't bite the hand that's feeding you

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. Coupling date: 6/8/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): Are you from Dixie? ('cause I'm from Dixie too) / Billy Murray and chorus. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Morgan, Jimmie - Van Brunt, Walter - Hoier, Thomas
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • Elegie

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor solo in French. Coupling date: 12/13/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): 'O solo mio / Guido Ciccolini. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Massenet, Jules - Ciccolini, Guido
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • Farmyard medley

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Groene Music Pub. Co., August 12, 1901. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: descriptive sketch, unaccompanied. Coupling date: 6/19/1918. (Venue). With (reverse side): Study in mimicry, vaudeville / John Orren, Lilian Drew. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Premier Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • Give a man a horse he can ride

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: bass-baritone with orchestra. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Thy troubadour / Arthur Middleton. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - O'Hara, Geoffrey - Middleton, Arthur - Thomason, James
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Happy tho' married

    Coupling date: 6/22/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: monologue. With (reverse side): Desperate Desmond / Fred Duprez.

    • Contributor: Duprez, Fred
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915
  • Hungarian rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 11/5/1913. (Venue). With (reverse side): La catrera / National Promenade Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Lenzberg, Julius - New York Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1914
  • I'm forever blowing bubbles

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Remick Music Corp., 1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: contralto and tenor with orchestra. "Jean Kenbrovin" is a combined pseudonym for James Kendis, James Brockman, and Nat Vincent. Coupling date: 4/10/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): In the old sweet way / Helen Clark, George Ballard. DLC Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Kenbrovin, Jaan - Kellette, John William - Clark, Helen - Ballard, George Wilton
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919