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  • Audio Recording

    The Southern Soldier

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assasination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in 1937. (Date). Forms part of the John A. Lomax Southern States Collection, 1937. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morgan, Minta - Lomax, John A. (john Avery)
    • Date: 1952
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    Admiral Dewey march

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 66.4 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Santelmann (conductor) inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Performed by the United States Marine Band; William H. Santelmann, conductor. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, Sept. 20, 1899. (Venue). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Santelmann, William H. (william Henry) - United States Marine Band - Santelmann, William H. - Santelmann, W. H. (author) - United States Marine Band (performer)
    • Date: 1899-09-20
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    Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Recorded on April 7, 1898 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - Sousa's Band
    • Date: 1898
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    Yankee doodle

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 62-76 rpm, 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Gaskin, George
    • Date: 1897
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    When Johnny comes marching home again

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 64 rpm, mono; 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - [gilmore, Patrick Sarsfield] - Terrill, John
    • Date: 1898
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    Yankee doodle

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 62-76 rpm, 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Clark, Thomas
    • Date: 1898
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    The star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - The Diamond Four
    • Date: 1898
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    Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - Haydn Quartette
    • Date: 1898
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    Yankee doodle

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 62-76 rpm, 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Ossman, Vess
    • Date: 1897
  • Audio Recording

    Over there

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Cohan, George M. (george Michael) - Murray, Billy
    • Date: 1917
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    Star-spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | On label: "baritone and chorus" Matrix: 3083-C-4-2. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [key, Francis Scott] - Chalmers, Thomas
    • Date: 1914
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    Battle hymn of the republic

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | Matrix: 5591-C-4-21X. On label: "Baritone and chorus with orchestra." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Steffe, William - Howe, Julia Ward - Chalmers, Thomas
    • Date: 1917
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    Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | On label: "soprano and chorus with orchestra" Matrix: 5578-A-2-2. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [key, Francis Scott] - Case, Anna
    • Date: 1917
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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 - Edison
    • Date: 1916
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    The stars and stripes forever march

    Coupling date: 12/13/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Sari waltz / Imperial Marimba Band.

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip - Imperial Marimba Band - Edison
    • Date: 1918
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    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
    • Date: 1919
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    The U.S. Field Artillery march

    Copyright: Carl Fischer, Inc., 1917, 1945. John Philip Sousa's arrangement of the E.L. Gruber song, "The caissons go rolling along." Coupling date: 6/30/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Piccolo pie / Creatore and His Band.

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip - New York Military Band - Edison
    • Date: 1921
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    'Till the boys come home

    Coupling date: 12/23/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone and male chorus with orchestra. With (reverse side): My bugler boy / Helen Clark.

    • Contributor: Novello, Ivor - Wheeler, Frederick - Edison
    • Date: 1916
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    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: Jerome, M. K. - Homestead Trio - Lewis, Sam M. - Young, Joe - Edison
    • Date: 1918
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    Battle hymn of the republic

    sound recording | Sound tape reel: analog, 2 track stereo 7 1/2 ips | Taken from the Marine Band Dream Hour (radio program) recordings, circa 1953. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Steffe, William - U.S. Marine Band
    • Date: 1953
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    Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1sound tape reel: analog, 2 track stereo 7 1/2 ips | Taken from the Marine Band Dream Hour recordings, circa 1953. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: U. S. Marine Band
    • Date: 1953
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    Over there

    sound recording | Sound tape reel: analog, 2 track stereo 7 1/2 ips | Taken from the Marine Band Dream Hour (radio program) recordings, circa 1953. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: [cohan, George M. (george Michael)] - U. S. Marine Band
    • Date: 1953
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    Army song [The Army goes rolling along]

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled, "Sing America." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Arberg, H. W. - U.S. Military Academy Band, West Point, Ny
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    Over there

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "Sing America." Band is from Fort McPherson, GA. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Cohan, George M. (george Michael) - Holbrook, P. - United States Army Ground Forces Band
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    Semper paratus

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from CD titled "Sing America." "Semper Paratus" made available here by W.B. Music Corporation, Warner Brother Inc., Warner Brothers Music Division (Copyright Notice). 30 second (Extent). Due to copyright restrictions, only excerpts from this item are available. (Standard Restriction). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Van Boskerck, F. S. - U. S. Coast Guard Band, New London, Ct