The audio curator at Edison National Historic Site rummages through the archives of the legendary Edison Laboratory of West Orange, New Jersey. Tune in for Edison cylinder and disc record rarities, many not heard since "the old man" himself stashed them away, featuring: Tin Pan Alley pop songs, ragtime, vaudeville comedy sketches, flapper dance bands, old-time country tunes, historic classical music, laboratory experiments and other artifacts - all dating from 1888 through 1929.
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February 24, 2004: Two early radio programs: "Seth Parker" & "the Fiji Islanders"
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|Phillips H. Lord||Seth Parker's old fashioned singing school of Jonesport, Maine||Diamond Disc EXP-196-B||1929|
|The Fiji Islanders||WAAM Hawaiian program||Diamond Disc EXP-174-A||1928|
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