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.
June 15, 2004
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|Frederick MacMurray||Carry me back to old Virginny||Diamond Disc 6295-B||1918|
|Earl Oliver's Jazz Babies, Tom Howard - vocal||Show that fellow the door - fox trot||Diamond Disc 10938-A||1926|
|John Hazel||U.S. Army cavalry calls||Gold Moulded cylinder 8057||1905|
|Ford's Hawaiians, Henry Kailimai - leader||Wiliwili wai||Diamond Disc 5106-C||1916|
|Marguerite Farrell & J. Harold Murray||You and I||Diamond Disc 8947-A||1923|
|Arthur Collins||Under the bamboo tree||Gold Moulded cylinder 8215||1902|
|Maude Raymond||Phoebe Brown - from "The red moon"||Amberol cylinder 4M-505||1910|
|Marta de la Torre - violin, Robert Gayler - piano||Air - Op. 28||Diamond Disc 7638-C||1920|
|Byron G. Harlan & Frank C. Stanley||Two rubes in a tavern||Gold Moulded cylinder 8121||1902|
|The Four Aristocrats||Me and my shadow||Diamond Disc 11705-A||1927|
|Marshall P. Wilder||Stories about the baby||Amberol cylinder 4M-57||1908|
|Florence Brady||You may be fast but your mamma's gonna slow you down||Diamond Disc 9256-C||1924|
|Frederick Kinsley||My blue heaven||Diamond Disc 18112-F||1928|