Collection Items

  • 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
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    The raggedy man
    Bumblebee | Impetuous resolve
    Coupling date: 8/1/1914. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: recitation; listed as (a) The Raggedy Man, (b) The Bumblebee, (c) An Impetuous Resolve. With (reverse side): Out to old Aunt Mary's / Harry Humphrey.
    • Contributor: Riley, James Whitcomb - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Date: 1914
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    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
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    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
    Happy tho' married Coupling date: 6/22/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: monologue. With (reverse side): Desperate Desmond / Fred Duprez.
    • Contributor: Duprez, Fred
    • Date: 1915
  • Audio Recording
    Uncle Josh buys an automobile Coupling date: 9/10/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: a rural monologue. With (reverse side): Town topics of Pun'kin Center / Cal Stewart.
    • Contributor: Stewart, Cal
    • Date: 1915
  • Audio Recording
    Gasoline Gus and his jitney bus Coupling date: 8/4/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus. With (reverse side): Aunt Dinah's golden wedding / Empire Vaudeville Company.
    • Contributor: Murray, Billy
    • 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
  • Audio Recording
    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
  • Audio Recording
    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
  • Audio Recording
    Don't bite the hand that's feeding you Coupling date: 6/8/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. With (reverse side): Are you from Dixie? ('cause I'm from Dixie too) / Billy Murray and chorus.
    • Contributor: Morgan, Jimmie - Van Brunt, Walter - Hoier, Thomas - Edison
    • Date: 1916
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    Spanish rhapsody Coupling date: 7/10/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Hungarian serenade / Alessios Mandolin Quartet.
    • Contributor: Salvetti, S. - Alessios Mandolin Quartet - Edison
    • Date: 1916
  • Audio Recording
    Seven ages of man
    Hamlet's advice to the players
    Coupling date: 6/6/1919. Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: recitation; title (a) Seven Ages of Man, (b) Hamlet's Advice to the Players. With (reverse side): Shylock's justification of the Jew / Harry Humphrey.
    • Contributor: Shakespeare, William - Shakespeare, William,<ïd. - Humphrey, Harry E.
    • Date: 1919
  • Audio Recording
    The three bears Coupling date: 12/30/1919. Cutout date: 11/21/1927. On label: a bed-time story. With (reverse side): Three billy goats "gruff" / Edna Baily.
    • Contributor: Brooke, L. Leslie (Leonard Leslie) - Baily, Edna - Brooke, L. Leslie
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording
    Allah's holiday Coupling date: 5/11/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: from "Katinka"--fox trot. With (reverse side): Hawaiian butterfly medley / Jaudus' Society Orchestra.
    • Contributor: Friml, Rudolf - Jaudas' Society Orchestra - Jaudas, Eugene - Edison
    • Date: 1917
  • Audio Recording
    Poor butterfly Copyright: Harms, Inc. 1916, 1944. Coupling date: 2/20/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. In Edison Records catalog: fox trot, for dancing. With (reverse side): Missouri waltz / Jaudas' Society Orchestra.
    • Contributor: Hubbell, Raymond - Jaudas' Band - Jaudas, Eugene - Edison
    • Date: 1917
  • Audio Recording
    The band festival at Plum Center From Edison records catalog: This is one of the cleverest skits of its kind ever produced. It is cleverly written and even more cleverly presented. Miss Jones and Messrs. Harlan and Porter are thoroughly experienced at this sort of work and every intonation of their voices gives just the right touch to the situation. Notice how the band plays the famous "Misere" from Verdi's...
    • Contributor: Doty, Charles W. - Jones, Ada - Harlan, Byron G. - Porter, Steve
    • Date: 1918
  • Audio Recording
    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
  • Audio Recording
    Umbrellas to mend Coupling date: 3/26/1918. Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: one-step. With (reverse side): Johnson "jazz" blues / Frisco Jazz Band.
    • Contributor: Kaufman, Mel - Frisco Jazz Band - Edison
    • Date: 1918
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    Let us not forget--a message to the American people Coupling date: 1/7/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): National airs of the Allies / New York Military Band.
    • Contributor: Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva) - Edison, Thomas A.
    • Date: 1919
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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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    Night time in Little Italy Coupling date: 1/17/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: fox trot. With (reverse side): Dry town blues / Lou Chiha "Friscoe."
    • Contributor: Frisco Jazz Band - Edison
    • Date: 1919
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    The preacher and the bear Copyright: 1904; Lewis Music Publishing Co., Inc., 1947. Coupling date: 2/15/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone with orchestra. With (reverse side): Coon 'possum hunt / Billy Golden, Billy Heins.
    • Contributor: Arizonia, Joe - Collins, Arthur - Edison
    • Date: 1919
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    I'm forever blowing bubbles Copyright: Remick Music Corp., 1919. Coupling date: 4/10/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: contralto and tenor with orchestra. "Jean Kenbrovin" is a combined pseudonym for James Kendis, James Brockman, and Nat Vincent. With (reverse side): In the old sweet way / Helen Clark, George Ballard.
    • Contributor: Kenbrovin, Jaan - Kellette, John William - Clark, Helen - Ballard, George Wilton - Edison
    • Date: 1919