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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|Phil Napoleon and his orchestra||Rubber heels (a bouncing rhythm) - fox trot||Diamond Disc 11594-A-1-5||1927|
|Will Oakland||With all her faults, I love her still||Amberol cylinder 4M-1124 (..1)||1912|
|Edison Symphony Orchestra||Espanita waltz||Gold Moulded cylinder 532 (3)||c. 1905|
|Premier Quartette||Marry a Yiddisher boy||Amberol cylinder 4M-949 (..8)||1912|
|Charles Schuetze - harp||Angel's serenade||Gold Moulded cylinder 9509 (9)||1907|
|Edison Male Quartette||My old Kentucky home||Gold Moulded cylinder 2223 (21)||c. 1905|
|Marta de la Torre - violin, Robert Gayler - piano||Menuet||Diamond Disc 7615-C-1-1||1920|
|Posey Rorer and his North Carolina Ramblers||Did you mean those words you said||Diamond Disc 18757-A-1-1||1928|
|Albert Benzler - bells||Dainty dames||Gold Moulded cylinder 9573 (1)||1907|
|Ponce Sisters||Me and the man in the moon||Diamond Disc 18848-A-1-1||1928|
|Charlie Kerr's Orchestra||Mad ('cause you treat me this way) - fox trot||Diamond Disc 8945-B-4-2||1923|
|Jordá-Rocabruna Quinteto Instrumental||Monte Cristo waltz||Amberol cylinder 4M-333 (A- .7)||1910|
|Harry Mayo and Harry Tally||Somebody knows||Diamond Disc 3916-C-2-4||1916|
|Olga Bibor Hungarian Orchestra||Magyar dalok no. 1||Diamond Disc 5166-B-1-1||1916|
Wed. 8/8/07 2:55am
Great number by Phil Napoleon!!!
Wed. 8/15/07 1:45pm
I'm sure enjoying your show. Any chance you can play Oreste's Queensland Orch doing "Thinking of You" on your show sometime? I think it's mx11322 from DD #51885R.
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