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  • Audio Recording

    Hail Columbia ; Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | Matrix: 3069-C-4-13 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [key, Francis Scott] - [unidentified Band]
    • Date: 1914
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    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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    Porcupine rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - New York Military Band - Johnson, Chas. J.
    • 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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    Twelfth street rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Imperial Marimba Band - Bowman, Euday L.
    • Date: 1920
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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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    The smiler

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Van Eps, Fred - Burckhardt, John F. - Wenrich, Percy
    • Date: 1925
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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
  • Audio Recording

    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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    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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    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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    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
  • Audio Recording

    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 - Edison
    • Date: 1914
  • Audio Recording

    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
    • Date: 1914
  • Audio Recording

    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 - Edison - Hill, J. Leubrie
    • Date: 1915
  • Audio Recording

    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, Joe - Murray, Billy - Kalmar, Bert - Edison - Cooper, Joseph
    • 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. - Edison
    • 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 - Edison
    • 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 - Edison
    • Date: 1916