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  • Omar Rabbi Elozor

    Coupling date: 1/18/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: traditional from the Talmud, tenor and male voices in Hebrew. With (reverse side): El molei rachmim / Cantor Meyer Kanewsky and his choir.

    • Contributor: Kanewsky, Meyer - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • That tumble-down shack in Athlone

    Copyright: Waterson, Berin & Snyder, 1918. Coupling date: 10/1/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: counter-tenor and chorus with orchestra. With (reverse side): Did you mean all you told me last night? / Manuel Romain.

    • Contributor: Carlo, Monte - Sanders, Alma M. - Oakland, Will - Pascoe, Richard W. - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920
  • Give a man a horse he can ride

    Coupling date: 2/1/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: bass-baritone with orchestra. With (reverse side): Thy troubadour / Arthur Middleton.

    • Contributor: O'Hara, Geoffrey - Middleton, Arthur - Thomason, James - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • La sonnambula. Ah! non credia mirarti

    Coupling date: 5/11/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano solo in Italian, orchestra accompaniment. With (reverse side): Explanatory talk / Harry E. Humphrey.

    • Contributor: Bellini, Vincenzo - Case, Anna - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915
  • Madelon (I'll be true to the whole regiment)

    Copyright: Remick Music Corp., 1918. Coupling date: 1/15/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone and male voices with orchestra. French words by Louis Bousquet. With (reverse side): Till we meet again / Gladys Rice, Vernon Dalhart.

    • Contributor: Robert, Camille - Fields, Arthur - Bryan, Alfred - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Caprice Espagnol

    Coupling date: 1/29/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. With (reverse side): Souvenir / Albert Spalding.

    • Contributor: Spalding, Albert - Benoist, André - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean

    Copyright: Ed. Gallagher and Al. Shean, Jan. 17, 1922; renewal R49702, 1949. Coupling date: 4/24/1922. 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." With (reverse side): Who tied the can on the old dog's tail? / Edward Meeker.

    • Contributor: Shean, Al - Gallagher, Ed. - Meeker, Edward - Porter, Steve - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • Don't bite the hand that's feeding you

    Coupling date: 6/8/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. With (reverse side): Are you from Dixie? ('cause I'm from Dixie too) / Billy Murray and chorus.

    • Contributor: Morgan, Jimmie - Van Brunt, Walter - Hoier, Thomas - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • The aba daba honeymoon

    Copyright: Leo Feist Inc., 1914; renewed by Arthur Fields and Walter Donovan, July 10, 1942. Coupling date: 10/26/1914. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: baritone and tenor, orchestra accompaniment. With (reverse side): My croony melody / Billy Murray and chorus.

    • Contributor: Fields, Arthur - Donovan, Walter - Collins, Arthur - Harlan, Byron G. - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1914
  • The preacher and the bear

    Copyright: 1904; Lewis Music Publishing Co., Inc., 1947. Coupling date: 2/15/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone with orchestra. With (reverse side): Coon 'possum hunt / Billy Golden, Billy Heins.

    • Contributor: Arizonia, Joe - Collins, Arthur - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Poor butterfly

    Copyright: Harms, Inc. 1916, 1944. Coupling date: 2/20/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. In Edison Records catalog: fox trot, for dancing. With (reverse side): Missouri waltz / Jaudas' Society Orchestra.

    • Contributor: Hubbell, Raymond - Jaudas' Band - Jaudas, Eugene - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917
  • Love, here is my heart

    Copyright: Leo Feist Inc., 1915, 1943, 1952. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. 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. With (reverse side): Auld lang syne / Old Home Singers.

    • Contributor: Silésu, Lao - Miller, Reed - Ross, Adrian - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Carolina rolling stone

    Coupling date: 2/20/1922. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: tenor with orchestra. With (reverse side): Boo-hoo-hoo / Aileen Stanley.

    • Contributor: Squires, Harry D. - Dalhart, Vernon - Parish, Mitchell - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • Second Hungarian rhapsodie, part I

    Coupling date: 11/22/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. With (reverse side): Second Hungarian rhapsodie, pt. II / Sergei Rachmaninoff.

    • Contributor: Liszt, Franz - Rachmaninoff, Sergei - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920
  • The bells of St. Mary's

    Copyright: Chappell & Co., Inc., 1917. Coupling date: 12/16/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor. With (reverse side): Pickaninny rose / Margaret Freer.

    • Contributor: Adams, A. Emmett - James, Lewis - Furber, Douglas - Edison - Adams, A. E. (A. Emmett) - Adams, A. E.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Vesti la giubba--I Pagliacci

    Coupling date: 3/5/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra, in Italian. With (reverse side): Explanatory talk.

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

    Coupling date: 3/16/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano with orchestra, in Italian. With (reverse side): Explanatory talk / Harry E. Humphrey.

    • Contributor: Verdi, Giuseppe - Rappold, Marie - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • Prelude in C sharp minor op. 3

    Coupling date: 3/12/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. With (reverse side): Polka de W.R. / Sergei Rachmaninoff.

    • Contributor: Rachmaninoff, Sergei - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1920
  • In my heart, on my mind all day long<Ïh[sound recording] ; I wonder if you still care for me /

    Coupling date: 11/18/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: xylophone with orchestra. With (reverse side): Tuck me to sleep (In my old Kentucky home) / Lou Chiha "Friscoe."

    • Contributor: Chiha, Lou - Kalmar, Bert - Ruby, Harry - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Umbrellas to mend

    Coupling date: 3/26/1918. Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: one-step. With (reverse side): Johnson "jazz" blues / Frisco Jazz Band.

    • Contributor: Kaufman, Mel - Frisco Jazz Band - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • Quand' ero paggio

    Coupling date: 9/7/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: bass with orchestra, in Italian; titles listed as (a) and (b). With (reverse side): Quartet - Bella figlia dell amore / Odette Le Fontenay, Elizabeth Spencer, Max Bloch, Arthur Middleton.

    • Contributor: Verdi, Giuseppe - Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Middleton, Arthur - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • My mother's rosary

    Copyright: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, 1915/Mills Music Inc. Coupling date: 3/27/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. With (reverse side): There's a long long trail / George Ballard and chorus.

    • Contributor: Meyer, George W. - Van Brunt, Walter - Lewis, Sam L. - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • Are you from Dixie? ('cause I'm from Dixie, too)

    Coupling date: 6/8/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus with orchestra. With (reverse side): Don't bite the hand that's feeding you / Walter Van Brunt.

    • Contributor: Cobb, George L. - Murray, Billy - Yellen, Jack - Edison
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • Medley of Southern airs

    Coupling date: 6/5/1920. 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. With (reverse side): Homeward march / John Kimmel.

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

    Coupling date: 12/13/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor solo in French. With (reverse side): 'O solo mio / Guido Ciccolini.

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