The Library of Congress > National Jukebox > Playlists of Recordings > National Jukebox Sampler


  • Playlist Creator: Library of Congress
  • Date Playlist Created: 05/04/2011
  • Gathered here are fourteen selections that comprise a National Jukebox Sampler, representing the diversity of repertoire to be found in this repository. Recorded between 1901 and 1912, these performances cover a broad range of genres, styles and categories, including unaccompanied jubilee singing, political and comic spoken word, vaudeville, ragtime, art song, and grand opera.
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The National Jukebox is a project of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. The goal of the Jukebox is to present to the widest audience possible early commercial sound recordings, offering a broad range of historical and cultural documents as a contribution to education and lifelong learning.

These selections are presented as part of the record of the past. They are historical documents which reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. The Library of Congress does not endorse the views expressed in these recordings, which may contain content offensive to users.