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  • Audio Recording

    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
    • Date: 1920
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    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
    • Date: 1920
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    Myona-Hawaiian waltz

    Coupling date: 6/30/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Kaiwi waltz (Old Hawaiian melody) / Toots Paka's Hawaiians.

    • Contributor: Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra - Edison
    • Date: 1921
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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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    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.
    • Date: 1921
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    12th Street rag

    Copyright: 1914; Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): American pep march / Imperial Marimba Band.

    • Contributor: Bowman, Euday L. (euday Louis) - Imperial Marimba Band - Edison - Bowman, Euday L.
    • Date: 1921
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    Crazy blues

    Copyright: MCA, Inc., 1920. Coupling date: 2/15/1921. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. With (reverse side): Pocahontas / Premier Quartet.

    • Contributor: Bradford, Perry - Sissle, Noble - Edison
    • Date: 1921
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    In a monastery garden

    Coupling date: 5/27/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): March religioso / New York Military Band.

    • Contributor: Ketelbey, Albert W. (albert William) - Peerless Orchestra - Edison - Ketelbey, Albert W.
    • Date: 1921
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    Old pal (Why don't you answer me?)

    Pianoforte by Daniel Lieberield. Coupling date: 8/15/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. With (reverse side): Smilin' through / Herbert Soman.

    • Contributor: Jerome, M. K. - Soman, Herbert - Lieberield, Daniel - Edison
    • Date: 1921
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    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
    • Date: 1921
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    Kitten on the keys

    Copyright: E503560 (1921), E513620 (1921); renewed 9 May 1949 by Edward E. Confrey; renewed 20 May 1948 by Edward Elzear Confrey. Coupling date: 12/31/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. With (reverse side): Monastery bells waltz / Harry Lange.

    • Contributor: Confrey, Zez - Edison
    • Date: 1922
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    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
    • Date: 1922
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    True to the flag march

    Coupling date: 4/1/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Serenade / Creatore and His Band.

    • Contributor: Blon, Franz Von - United States Marine Band - Edison
    • Date: 1922
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    In the little red school house

    Copyright: Edward B. Marks Music Corp., 1922. Coupling date: 4/6/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. In catalog: tenor and baritone. With (reverse side): Broken-hearted blues / Al Bernard.

    • Contributor: Wilson, Al. - Brennan, James A. - Jones, Billy - Hare, Ernest - Edison - Wilson, Al (vocalist) - Wilson, Al
    • Date: 1922
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    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
    • Date: 1922
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    Save a little dram for me

    Coupling date: 5/1/1922. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. With (reverse side): Dinnie Donohue / William Cahill.

    • Contributor: Skidmore, Will E. - Walker, Marshall - Rogers, Duke - Edison
    • Date: 1922
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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
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    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
    • Date: 1921
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    Introduction and tarentelle

    Coupling date: 5/27/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. With (reverse side): Arioso / Herman Kolodkin.

    • Contributor: Sarasate, Pablo De - Violin, Mischa - Adler, Josef - Edison
    • Date: 1921
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    Carnival of Venice--variations

    Coupling date: 2/8/1922. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: cornet solo. With (reverse side): As once in happier days, op. 64 no. 1 / Vladimir Dubinsky.

    • Contributor: Kryl, Bohumir - Burckhardt, John F. - Edison
    • Date: 1922