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  • Audio Recording

    Virginia

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Includes narrative by Byron Coffin, Sr. about performing this song on the Barbary Coast. Barbary Coast song. Byron Coffin, Sr., vocals and narration; Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., piano. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in ...

    • Contributor: Byron Coffin, Sr. And Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr - Coffin (mrs. Byron, Sr) - Coffin, Byron (sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Lily Dale

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Minstrel show song. Song is version of "Lilly dale," composed by H. S. Thompson. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on July 31, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Thompson, H. S. - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Lorena

    sound recording | on 1 side of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | This song, popular during the Civil War, is a version of "Lorena" with words by Henry De Lafayette Webster and music by Joseph Philbrick Webster. John McCready, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Groveland, California on August 2, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available ...

    • Contributor: McCready, John - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Webster, Joseph Philbrick - Webster, Henry De Lafayette - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1939
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    Shame on you

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Arthur Collins performs. (Content). no matrix information Issued in 1904. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Amrican Record Co. - [larkins, John] - Smith, Chris - Invincible Male Quartet
    • Date: 1904
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    Indians along Broadway

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Mx: 331 Issued in 1904 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: American Record Co. - [burt, Benjamin Hapgood] - Collins, Arthur
    • Date: 1904
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    The shadows on the door

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 62 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Denny inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Will F. Denny, tenor; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, May 2, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Denny, Will F. - Denny, Will F. (performer)
    • Date: 1899-05-02
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    Just as the sun went down

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 69 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by Lyn Udall. Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Edna Florence, soprano; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, July 11, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Udall, Lyn - Florence, Edna - Udall, Lyn (author) - Florence, Edna (performer)
    • Date: 1899
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    I love her just the same

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 66.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Dudley inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. S.H. Dudley, baritone; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, July 15, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Dudley, S. H. - Dudley, S. H. (performer)
    • Date: 1899-07-15
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    Where is my wandering boy tonight?

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 69.8 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by Robert Lowry. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of S.H. Dudley (baritone and mangager) inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Performed by the Haydn Quartet. (Performers). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Lowry, Robert - Dudley, S. H. - Haydn Quartet (vocal Group) - Lowry, Robert (author) - Haydn Quartet (performer)
    • Date: 189?
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    Hello, ma baby

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 64.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Music by Joseph Edgar Howard and Ida Emerson. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Spencer inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Len G. Spencer, baritone; piano accompaniment. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, Apr. 15, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Howard, Joseph E. (joseph Edgar) - Emerson, Ida - Spencer, Len - Howard, Joseph E. - Howard, Joseph Edgar and Emerson, Ida (author) - Spencer, Len (performer)
    • Date: 1899-04-15
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    Sounds from the sunny South

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 62.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Performed by Metropolitan Orchestra. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, Mar. 1898. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Metropolitan Orchestra - Metropolitan Orchestra (performer)
    • Date: 1898-03
  • Audio Recording

    All coons look alike to me

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on Nov. 16, 1896. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner Grammophone - Hogan, [ernest] - Gaskin, George J.
    • Date: 1896
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    On the banks of the Wabash

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 63 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Autographs of Pryor and Higgins inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Arthur Pryor, trombone; Henry Higgins, cornet. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Mar. 28, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Dresser, Paul - Pryor, Arthur - Higgins, Henry - Dresser, Paul (author) - Pryor, Arthur and Higgins, Henry (performer)
    • Date: 1898-06-17
  • Audio Recording

    Maori : Samoan dance

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 445-B3 Issued in early 1923. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Cameo - Tyers, W[illiam]. H. - Cameo Dance Orchestra
    • Date: 1923
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    Good morning Carrie

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | "Medley March" (Content). Mx: 362 Recorded in 1901 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [smith, Chris] - Climax Band
    • Date: 1901
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    Way down yonder in the corn field

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | "Baritone Solo" (Content). Recorded in late 1901 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [myers, J.W.]
    • Date: 1901
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    My Creole Sue

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Mx: 750-A Issued in early 1902 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [davis, Gussie L.] - Climax Quartette
    • Date: 1902
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    Morning, noon and night overture

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 679 -2 Issued in early 1902. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Band
    • Date: 1902
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    I ain't had no lovin in a long time

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Baritone Solo, Orchestra Accompaniment" (Content). Mx: 3943 [unknown take] Recorded in late 1908 or early 1909. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [cole, Robert] - Johnson, J. Rosamond (john Rosamond) - [roberts, Bob]
    • Date: 1909
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    Come out Dinah on the green

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Baritone Solo" (Content). Mx: 13 -1 Recorded in early 1901 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [cole, Robert] - Johnson, J. Rosamond (john Rosamond) - [collins, Arthur]
    • Date: 1901
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    I'm a Jonah man

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | "Baritone Solo" (Content). Mx: 1388 -1 Recorded in early 1903. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [rogers, Alex] - [roberts, Bob]
    • Date: 1903
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    Oh didn't he ramble

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Baritone and Tenor Duet" (Content). Mx: 1492 -1 -9 Recorded in mid-1903. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [cole, Robert] - [collins, Arthur and Harlan, Byron G.]
    • Date: 1903
  • Audio Recording

    Panama

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | take 3 Recorded on April 25, 1928 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - [tyers, William H.] - Johnnie Miller's New Orleans Frolickers
    • Date: 1928
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    Sally in our alley

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | "Tenor Solo" (Content). Mx: 175 -2 Recorded in 1901 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Gaskin, George J.
    • Date: 1901
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    Nobody's lookin' but de owl and de moon

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Contralto and Baritone Duet - Orchestra Accompaniment. Sung by Miss Caroline Morgan and Mr. Frank Stanley" (Content). Mx: 1832 -3 Recorded in mid-1904. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Johnson, J. Rosamond (john Rosamond) - [cole, Robert] - Morgan, [corrinne] and Stanley, Frank
    • Date: 1904