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    I love the name of Mary : tenor and chorus with orchestra Edison: 50083-R; mx 2362. The 1st work from the musical Barry of Ballymore, with lyrics by George Graff. This catalog entry was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by a grant from Lloyd E. Rigler and Lawrence E. Deutsch. Walter Van Brunt, tenor ; with chorus and orchestra. Coupling date: 9/11/13 (1st side) ; 11/1913 (2nd side)--Cf....
    • Contributor: Olcott, Chauncey - Ball, Ernest R. - Van Brunt, Walter - Graff, George - Carroll, Harry
    • Date: 1913
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    In Siam : Wars of the world : N.Y. Hippodrome : tenor and chorus, orchestra accompaniment Edison: 3382-B-43 (matrix), 3365-C-53 (matrix); Diamond Disc no. on edge of disc: 50198. The 1st song from a revue. Billy Murray, tenor--Cf. Wile, 1978. Performed with accompaniment. Coupling date: 11/23/1914--Cf. Wile, 1978. Engraved label. LC copy: 3382-A-1-1 (matrix, R side) ; 3365-C-3-4 (matrix, L side).
    • Contributor: Klein, Manuel - Murray, Billy - Berlin, Irving
    • Date: 1914
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    Happy tho' married : monologue ; Desperate Desmond : drama : (rehearsing the orchestra) : vaudeville specialty
    Happy though married
    Happy tho' married side: Presents a humorous monologue in Hebrew dialect in which a man describes the courtship of his future wife and their life together after marriage. Desperate Desmond side: Presents a humorous monologue in which a man directs an orchestra in the use of musical sounds and motifs to represent the characters and action in a drama wherein the hero rescues the...
    • Contributor: Duprez, Fred
    • Date: 1915
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    Good-bye Broadway, hello France : baritone and chorus with orchestra The 1st song from the revue, The passing show of 1917. Edison: 5687-C-2-78 (matrix), 5659-C-3-77 (matrix); Diamond Disc no. on edge of disc: 50443. Arthur Fields, baritone (1st work) ; Billy Murray, tenor (2nd work) ; with chorus and orchestra. Coupling date: 8/21/1917--Cf. Wile, 1978. LC copy: 5687-C-3-72 (matrix, 1st side) ; 5659-C-5-44 (matrix, 2nd side). Engraved labels.
    • Contributor: Fields, Arthur - Murray, Billy - Baskette, Billy - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Date: 1917
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    Saxophone sobs : saxophone with orchestra Edison: 5744-C-7-44 (matrix), 4998-C-4-4X (matrix); Diamond Disc no. on edge of disc: 50454. Rudy Wiedoeft, saxophone (1st work) ; Frosini, accordion (2nd work). Coupling date: 10/24/1917--Cf. Wile, 1978. Engraved labels. LC copy: 5744-C-2-102 (matrix, 1st side) ; 4998-C-6-90 (matrix, 2nd side).
    • Contributor: Erdman, Ernie - Wiedoeft, Rudy - Frosini, Pietro
    • Date: 1917
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    A study in mimicry : vaudeville sketch Edison: 5522-A-2-2 (matrix), 6031-A-5-2 (matrix); Diamond Disc no. on record sleeve: 50485. The 1st work consists primarily of vocal sound effects, including whistled bird sounds with piano acc.; 2nd work consists of a song followed by vocal sound effects. Orren and Drew (1st side) ; The Premier Quartet (2nd side). Coupling date: 6/19/1918--Cf. Wile, 1978. Engraved labels. Program notes and performers' full names on...
    • Contributor: Orren, John - Drew, Lillian - American Quartet
    • Date: 1918
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    Gunga Din Lasca: Dramatic recitations were frequently on the variety show bill. Harry E. Humphrey delivers this romantic poem of the American West in the typical dramatic style of the time--Cf. American variety stage, 1870-1920 summary.
    • Contributor: Kipling, Rudyard - Desprez, Frank - Humphrey, Harry E. (Harry Ervin)
    • Date: 1919
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    Hungarian rag Coupling date: 11/5/1913. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): La catrera / National Promenade Band.
    • Contributor: Lenzberg, Julius - New York Military Band
    • Date: 1914
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    The raggedy man
    Bumblebee | Impetuous resolve
    Coupling date: 8/1/1914. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: recitation; listed as (a) The Raggedy Man, (b) The Bumblebee, (c) An Impetuous Resolve. With (reverse side): Out to old Aunt Mary's / Harry Humphrey.
    • Contributor: Riley, James Whitcomb - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Date: 1914
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    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.
    • Date: 1914
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    At the ball that's all Copyright: Remick Music Corp., 1913/Jerry Vogel Music Co., Inc. Coupling date: 6/22/1915. 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.' With (reverse side): At the Yiddish wedding jubilee / Maurice Burkhart.
    • Contributor: Hill, J. Leubrie (John Leubrie) - Mayo, Harry - Tally, Harry
    • Date: 1915
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    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
    • Date: 1915
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    Uncle Josh buys an automobile Coupling date: 9/10/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: a rural monologue. With (reverse side): Town topics of Pun'kin Center / Cal Stewart.
    • Contributor: Stewart, Cal
    • Date: 1915
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    Gasoline Gus and his jitney bus Coupling date: 8/4/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus. With (reverse side): Aunt Dinah's golden wedding / Empire Vaudeville Company.
    • Contributor: Murray, Billy
    • Date: 1915
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    I've been floating down the old green river Copyright: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder, 1915/Mills Music Inc., 1943.t. Coupling date: 1/31/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. The song was introduced by Florence Moore in "Maid in America" (1915). With (reverse side): Cohen at the telephone / George Thompson.
    • Contributor: Cooper, Joseph - Murray, Billy - Kalmar, Bert
    • Date: 1916
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    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.
    • Date: 1916
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    There's a long, long trail Coupling date: 3/27/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus with orchestra. Written in 1913 by two seniors at Yale. With (reverse side): My mother's rosary / Walter Van Brunt.
    • Contributor: Elliott, Zo - Ballard, George Wilton - King, Stoddard
    • Date: 1916
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    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
    • Date: 1916
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    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 P.
    • Date: 1916
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    Spanish rhapsody Coupling date: 7/10/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Hungarian serenade / Alessios Mandolin Quartet.
    • Contributor: Salvetti, S. - Alessios Mandolin Quartet
    • Date: 1916
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    Seven ages of man
    Hamlet's advice to the players
    Coupling date: 6/6/1919. Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: recitation; title (a) Seven Ages of Man, (b) Hamlet's Advice to the Players. With (reverse side): Shylock's justification of the Jew / Harry Humphrey.
    • Contributor: Shakespeare, William - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Date: 1919
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    The three bears Coupling date: 12/30/1919. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: a bed-time story. With (reverse side): Three billy goats "gruff" / Edna Baily.
    • Contributor: Brooke, L. Leslie (Leonard Leslie) - Baily, Edna
    • Date: 1920
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    Allah's holiday Coupling date: 5/11/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: from "Katinka"--fox trot. With (reverse side): Hawaiian butterfly medley / Jaudus' Society Orchestra.
    • Contributor: Friml, Rudolf - Jaudas, Eugene - Jaudas' Society Orchestra
    • Date: 1917
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    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, Eugene - Jaudas' Band
    • Date: 1917
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    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. - Jones, Ada - Harlan, Byron G. - Porter, Steve
    • Date: 1918