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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|Ada Jones, Billy Murray and chorus||Come Josephine in my flying machine||Amberol cylinder 4M-655||1911|
|Byron G. Harlan and Frank C. Stanley||The rube and the country doctor||Gold Moulded cylinder 9399||1906|
|Duke Yellman - piano||At sundown||Diamond Disc 11848-C||1927|
|Helen Trix||A chip of the block||Gold Moulded cylinder 9426||1906|
|Green Bros. Novelty Band||Palesteena - fox trot||Diamond Disc 7678-A||1921|
|Stellar Quartet||Big bass viol||Diamond Disc 10270-A||1925|
|Edison Military Band||Always forward march||Concert cylinder 8978||1905|
|Cantor Josef Shlisky and his choir||Uvmakhalois||Diamond Disc 9142-A||1924|
|Edison Symphony Orchestra||Danube wave waltz||Gold Moulded cylinder 9421||1906|
|Albert C. Campbell and Irving Gillette||Pucker up your lips, Miss Lindy||Amberol cylinder 4M-1025||1912|
|unknown pianist||Experiment E-444||Diamond Disc||1920|
|Samuel Gardner - violin||Praeludium - allegro||Diamond Disc 3151-B||1914|
|Cal Stewart||A meeting of the school directors||Brown wax cylinder 3891 - National Phonograph Co.||c. 1898 -1899|
|Robert Denning and James Doherty||We don't get much money||Diamond Disc 9644-A||1924|
|Ross Gorman and his orchestra||Never without you - fox trot||Diamond Disc 11498-A||1927|
Wed. 4/4/07 2:33pm
The Prealudium and Allegro was written by Fritz Kreisler
Love the podcast...keep it up!
Wed. 4/4/07 3:17pm
Does everyone realise that "Come Josephine" was sung in the film "Titanic"?
Dave from Hove, United Kingdom
Sat. 4/7/07 11:42am
Colin and Ian Hancock:
I, Colin, who is ten love listening to your show. I am a large collector of Jazz78's and love the stuff on Diamond Disks. Ross Gorman is really cool, when he does the clarinet. Me, and my dad's favorite stuff is Harry Raderman and Phil Napoleon.
Mon. 4/16/07 12:16pm
Wonderful show as always! This is the best show of early recordings, both in content and quality of transfers. The Uncle Josh series from February was outstanding. I've been collecting since the late 1950's, and I enjoy hearing these recordings that are simply not available anywhere else! I've listened through most of the archived programs--only have about 6 month of 2005 to go!!
Tue. 4/17/07 3:23am
count me in as another fan! i love your show!
Sun. 5/6/07 10:17am
Dave - UK:
Absolutely magical. This is the first time I have heard many of these tracks. Thanks indeed.
Mon. 12/7/09 5:32pm
He's SERIOUSLY my great-great uncle!!!
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