Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Gasoline Gus and his jitney bus

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus. Coupling date: 8/4/1915. (Venue). With (reverse side): Aunt Dinah's golden wedding / Empire Vaudeville Company. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Murray, Billy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915
  • 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
  • In the little red school house

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Edward B. Marks Music Corp., 1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. In catalog: tenor and baritone. Coupling date: 4/6/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Broken-hearted blues / Al Bernard. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Wilson, Al (Vocalist) - Brennan, James A. - Jones, Billy - Hare, Ernest - Wilson, Al. - Wilson, Al
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • 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
  • There's a long, long trail

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus with orchestra. Written in 1913 by two seniors at Yale. Coupling date: 3/27/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): My mother's rosary / Walter Van Brunt. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Elliott, Zo - Ballard, George Wilton - King, Stoddard
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • True to the flag march

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 4/1/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Serenade / Creatore and His Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Blon, Franz Von - United States Marine Band
    • 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
  • Just a baby's prayer at twilight

    From Edison records catalog: After you have listened to this Re-Creation a few times you will probably decide it is one of the most perfectly rendered songs you ever heard. Notice, particularly, the orchestra accompaniment in the refrain. This lyric gives a new idea to the many "war-lyrics" that have been written. "Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight, for a Daddy Over There." Few ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Jerome, M. K. - Lewis, Sam M. - Young, Joe - Homestead Trio
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • Indiana

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., 1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: female voices with orchestra. Coupling date: 5/11/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): Can't yo' heah me callin', Caroline? / Vernon Dalhart. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Hanley, James F. (James Frederick) - Macdonald, Ballard - Homestead Trio - Hanley, James F.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917
  • Medley of Southern airs

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Banjo solo unaccompanied. From Edison records catalog: Fred J. Bacon, banjo; includes My old Kentucky home, Dixie, and Old folks at home. Coupling date: 6/5/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Homeward march / John Kimmel. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Bacon, Fred J.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920
  • Introduction and tarentelle

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. Coupling date: 5/27/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Arioso / Herman Kolodkin. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Sarasate, Pablo De - Violin, Mischa - Adler, Josef
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • 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
  • 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
  • My mother's rosary

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, 1915/Mills Music Inc. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. Coupling date: 3/27/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): There's a long long trail / George Ballard and chorus. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Meyer, George W. - Van Brunt, Walter - Lewis, Sam L.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • Quand' ero paggio

    sound recording] : Falstaf | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: bass with orchestra, in Italian; titles listed as (a) and (b). Coupling date: 9/7/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Quartet - Bella figlia dell amore / Odette Le Fontenay, Elizabeth Spencer, Max Bloch, Arthur Middleton. DLC Sound Recording] : Falstaf (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Verdi, Giuseppe - Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Middleton, Arthur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • 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
  • Omar Rabbi Elozor

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: traditional from the Talmud, tenor and male voices in Hebrew. Coupling date: 1/18/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): El molei rachmim / Cantor Meyer Kanewsky and his choir. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Kanewsky, Meyer
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Kitten on the keys

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: E503560 (1921), E513620 (1921); renewed 9 May 1949 by Edward E. Confrey; renewed 20 May 1948 by Edward Elzear Confrey. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. Coupling date: 12/31/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Monastery bells waltz / Harry Lange. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Confrey, Zez
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • Old pal (Why don't you answer me?)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. Pianoforte by Daniel Lieberield. (Performers). Coupling date: 8/15/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Smilin' through / Herbert Soman. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Jerome, M. K. - Soman, Herbert - Lieberield, Daniel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • 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
  • Umbrellas to mend

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: one-step. Coupling date: 3/26/1918. (Venue). With (reverse side): Johnson "jazz" blues / Frisco Jazz Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Kaufman, Mel - Frisco Jazz Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • 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
  • La sonnambula Ah! non credia mirarti

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano solo in Italian, orchestra accompaniment. Coupling date: 5/11/1915. (Venue). With (reverse side): Explanatory talk / Harry E. Humphrey. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Bellini, Vincenzo - Case, Anna
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915
  • 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
  • ' 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