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  • Audio Recording

    America

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | Matrix: 3035-C-6-24. Song also popularly known as "My country 'tis of thee." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [smith, Samuel Francis] - [unidentified Band]
    • Date: 1914
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    Stars and stripes forever march

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | Matrix: 3726-C-2-177. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Sousa, John Philip - Sodero's Band
    • Date: 1915
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    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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    Yelping hound blues

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, vertical cut, mono. ; 10 in. | "Fox Trot" (Content). Recorded on Sep. 12, 1919. Mx: 6929-1-1C Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Lada, [anton] - Nunez, [al] - Louisiana Five - Cawley, [joe]
    • Date: 1919
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    I'm just wild about Harry

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, vertical cut, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 8455 -A -7 -1 Recorded on May 17, 1922. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Blake, Eubie - Sissle, Noble - Lopez, Vincent
    • Date: 1922
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    In the baggage coach ahead

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, vertical cut, mono. ; 10 in. | "Singing, Violin and Guitar" (Content). Mx: 10315 -C -3 -2 Recorded on April 13, 1925. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Davis, Gussie L. - Dalhart, Vernon and Co.
    • Date: 1925
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    My Creole Sue

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, vertical cut, mono. ; 10 in. | "Tenor and Mixed Voices" (Content). Mx: 11512-C-1-3 Recorded on Feb. 10, 1927 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Davis, Gussie L. - Scanlon, Walter and Chorus
    • Date: 1927
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    Ballin' the Jack

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, vertical cut, mono. ; 10 in. | "Fox trot with vocal chorus" (Content). Mx: 19255-A-1 Edison: 52616-R Recorded shortly before July 2, 1929 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Smith, Chris - The Campus Cut-Ups
    • Date: 1929
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    America : My country 'tis of thee

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | On label: "mixed voices." Matrix: 3080-C-4-4. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [smith, Samuel Francis] - Metropolitan Quartet
    • Date: 1914
  • Audio Recording

    Swing Along!

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 78 rpm, mono, 10 in. | Mx: 4420 -C Recorded in Jan., 1916. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Cook, Will Marion - The Orpheus Male Chorus
    • Date: 1916
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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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    America: My country 'tis of thee

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | On label: "baritone and chorus with orchestra" Matrix: 5494-F-2-5. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [smith, Samuel Francis] - Middleton, Arthur
    • Date: 1917
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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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    Die Schnitzelbank

    Coupling date: 2/22/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: In Deutsch. With (reverse side): Im Grumewald ist Holzauktion (A wood auction in the greenforest) / Manhattan Quartett.

    • Contributor: Manhattan Quartett - Edison
    • Date: 1921
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    Die Witwe und ihre sieben Maenner

    Coupling date: 2/22/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Komischer Vortrag mit Orchester, in Deutsch. With (reverse side): Puppchen / Adolph Hahl.

    • Contributor: Jacoby, Bacchus - Balle, Ernest - Edison
    • Date: 1921
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    Tancuj, tancuj

    Coupling date: 5/20/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone in Czecho-Slovak. With (reverse side): Aj, lucka lucka siroka (Oh the wide, wide field) / Alois Havrilla.

    • Contributor: Havrilla, Alois - Edison
    • Date: 1921
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    Polka Warszawska "wiszniaczka" Warsaw polka /

    Coupling date: 8/21/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Polski taniec / Aleksander Iwanowski.

    • Contributor: Iwanowski, Aleksander - Edison
    • Date: 1922
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    Polski taniec

    Coupling date: 8/21/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: (Polish). With (reverse side): Polka Warszawska "wiszniaczka" / Aleksander Iwanowski.

    • Contributor: Iwanowski, Aleksander - Edison
    • Date: 1922
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    Oi ya nestchastay (malo Russkaya piesnia)

    Coupling date: 6/21/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor in Russian, pod accompaniment. Ukrainian folk song. With (reverse side): Ach rasposhol / Alexander Sashko.

    • Contributor: Lysenko, Mykola Vitaliaeiovych - Sashko, Alexander - Iranova, A. - Edison - Lysenko, Mykola Vitaliĭovych
    • Date: 1922
  • Audio Recording

    Thunderbolt

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "One Step" (Content). Mx: 4194 -2. Recorded c. May, 1919. Left groove wall only recorded. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - Lada, [anton] - Nunez, [al] - Louisiana Five - Cawley, Joe
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording

    Yelping hound blues

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in. | "Introducing: Foot Warmer" (Content). Mx: 503 -3 A Recorded in Sep. 1919 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - Lada, [anton] - Nunez, [al] - Louisiana Five - Cawley, [joe]
    • Date: 1919
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    Bugle call rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 5 in. | Mx: 111 [unknown take] Issued in 1916 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - [blake, Eubie] - [morgan, Carey] - Metropolitan Military Band
    • Date: 1916
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    Bugle call rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 5 in. | Mx: 111 -2 Issued in 1916 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - [blake, Eubie] - [morgan, Carey] - Metropolitan Military Band
    • Date: 1916
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    Castle walk

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Mx: 212 [unknown take] Issued in 1916 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - [europe, James Reese] - [dabney, Ford] - Metropolitan Military Band
    • Date: 1916
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    Castle valse classique

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Mx: 213 -1 Issued in 1916 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - [europe, James Reese] - [dabney, Ford] - Metropolitan Military Band
    • Date: 1916