Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Spanish rhapsody

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 7/10/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): Hungarian serenade / Alessios Mandolin Quartet. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Salvetti, S. - Alessios Mandolin Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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'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
  • ' 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • That tumble-down shack in Athlone

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Waterson, Berin & Snyder, 1918. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: counter-tenor and chorus with orchestra. Coupling date: 10/1/1919. (Venue). With (reverse side): Did you mean all you told me last night? / Manuel Romain. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Carlo, Monte - Sanders, Alma M. - Oakland, Will - Pascoe, Richard W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • In a monastery garden

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 5/27/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): March religioso / New York Military Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Ketelbey, Albert W. (Albert William) - Peerless Orchestra - Ketelbey, Albert W.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • The stars and stripes forever march

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 12/13/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): Sari waltz / Imperial Marimba Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Sousa, John Philip - Imperial Marimba Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • In my heart, on my mind all day long<Ïh[sound recording] ; I wonder if you still care for me

    electronic resource | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: xylophone with orchestra. Coupling date: 11/18/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Tuck me to sleep (In my old Kentucky home) / Lou Chiha "Friscoe." DLC Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Chiha, Lou - Kalmar, Bert - Ruby, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Vesti la giubba I pagliacci

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra, in Italian. Coupling date: 3/5/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): Explanatory talk. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Leoncavallo, Ruggiero - Ciccolini, Guido
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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