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  • ' Till the boys come home

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone and male chorus with orchestra. Coupling date: 12/23/1915. (Venue). With (reverse side): My bugler boy / Helen Clark. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Novello, Ivor - Wheeler, Frederick
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • The Arkansas Traveler (Descriptive Scene)

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Genre: Humorous descriptive scene ; Vaudeville. "Vaudeville specialty." Issue date: 1922. Acoustic recording; vertically cut. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Porter, Steve - Hare, Ernest
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • New York Blues (Rag Classical)

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Issue date: Apr. 1917. Acoustic recording; vertically cut. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Frosini, Pietro
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The preacher and the bear

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: 1904; Lewis Music Publishing Co., Inc., 1947. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone with orchestra. Coupling date: 2/15/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Coon 'possum hunt / Billy Golden, Billy Heins. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Arizonia, Joe - Collins, Arthur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • The trumpet shall sound--Messiah

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Recitative and Air, bass solo with trumpet obligato and orchestra. Coupling date: 2/3/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): I know that my redeemer liveth--Messiah / Julia Heinrich. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Handel, George Frideric - Middleton, Arthur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • 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
  • 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
  • Desperate Desmond drama

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Genre: Humorous descriptive scene ; Vaudeville. "Vaudeville specialty." Issue date: Apr. 1915. Acoustic recording; vertically cut. With: Happy tho' married / Fred Duprez. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • 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
  • 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
  • Save a little dram for me

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Coupling date: 5/1/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Dinnie Donohue / William Cahill. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Skidmore, Will E. - Walker, Marshall - Rogers, Duke
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • 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
  • Love, here is my heart

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Leo Feist Inc., 1915, 1943, 1952. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. Also known as "Chere, a toi mon coeur" or "Mon coeur est pour toi," with French words by Louis Delamarre. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Auld lang syne / Old Home Singers. DLC ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Silésu, Lao - Miller, Reed - Ross, Adrian
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • 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
  • Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Ed. Gallagher and Al. Shean, Jan. 17, 1922; renewal R49702, 1949. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. A comedy patter song, introduced by the vaudeville team of Gallagher and Shean in the musical "Ziegfeld Follies of 1922." Coupling date: 4/24/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Who tied the can on the old dog's ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Shean, Al - Gallagher, Ed. - Meeker, Edward - Porter, Steve
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • 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
  • I Want to Go Back to Michigan

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Vaudeville specialty." Issue date: 1914. Acoustic recording; vertically cut. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Murray, Billy - Berlin, Irving
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Lorraine (My beautiful Alsace-Lorraine)

    From Edison records catalog: Did you know that for nearly forty years, since Germany took Alsace-Lorraine from France, a monument to it has stood in Paris, draped in black, and every year adorned with flowers? It is the land France has never ceased to mourn and is probably the only territory she hopes to gain by the war. Fred Fisher has been very clever ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Fisher, Fred - Dalhart, Vernon - Bryan, Alfred
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • 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
  • A Study in Mimicry (Vaudeville Sketch)

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Vaudeville specialty." Issue date: 1918. Acoustic recording; vertically cut. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Orren, John - Drew, Lillian
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • 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
  • I've been floating down the old green river

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, 1915/Mills Music Inc., 1943.t. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. The song was introduced by Florence Moore in "Maid in America" (1915). Coupling date: 1/31/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): Cohen at the telephone / George Thompson. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Cooper, Joe - Murray, Billy - Kalmar, Bert - Cooper, Joseph
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • 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
  • The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Issue date: 1913. Acoustic recording; vertically cut. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Van Brunt, Walter - McDonald, Ballard - Carroll, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Lasca

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: recitation with incidental music. Coupling date: 6/6/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Gunga Din / Harry Humphrey. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920