Favoriting Thomas Edison's Attic: Playlist from May 29, 2007 Favoriting

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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Favoriting May 29, 2007

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"Swing low, sweet chariot" - Amberol cylinder 4M-986

Artist Track Album Year
Muriel Pollock - piano  I'll get by (as long as I have you)   Favoriting Diamond Disc 18974-B  1929 
William H. Thompson  Good bye Nellie darling   Favoriting Gold Moulded cylinder 9494  1907 
Jazz-o-harmonists (Louis Katzman orchestra)  Funny feet - novelty fox trot   Favoriting Diamond Disc 8933-B  1923 
Fisk University Jubilee Quartette  Swing low, sweet chariot   Favoriting Amberol cylinder 4M-986  1912 
Edison Military Band  The high school cadet march   Favoriting Gold Moulded cylinder 9489  1907 
Eva Taylor - vocal, Clarence Williams - piano  You don't understand   Favoriting Needle Type disc N-1174-C  1929 
George Hamilton Green - xylophone  Hungarian lustspiel overture   Favoriting Diamond Disc 5197-B  1916 
Ada Jones and Len Spencer  The suffragette   Favoriting Amberol cylinder 4M-428  1910 
Orquesta Herrera  Las mulates en polo - danzon   Favoriting Diamond Disc 5142-B  1916 
Al Bernard - vocal , Frank M. Kamplain - yodel  Prancin' dancin' yodelin' man   Favoriting Diamond Disc 10711-C  1926 
John J. Kimmel - melodeon  Stack o' barley (medley)   Favoriting Diamond Disc 8567-B  1923 
Premier Quartette  Everybody's doing it now   Favoriting Amberol cylinder 4M-1030  1912 
Tollefsen Trio  Pastel minuet   Favoriting Amberol cylinder 4M-1133  1912 
Arthur Fields and his Assassinators  Is it possible? (that she loves me) - fox trot   Favoriting Diamond Disc 11969-A  1927 

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Listener comments!

Rolf den otter:

and the podcast are not woking... :(


From station manager Ken on 5/31/07: "Our archive server is currently dead. This means that all of our archives and podcasts are unavailable. We will get back up one way or another within a few days at the most."
Patrick Humbert:

I hope very much that your site will be work again, I like very much your programs with rare documents for a belgian fan of dance bands, edison records are so uncommun !!
Patrick Humbert
Brussels, Belgium

Station manager Ken is posting updates on the archive server problem here: http://wfmu.org/
Frank Maher:

Thank You so much for the John J Kimmel Tune...They are very hard to get around here and I appreciate You playing them!
Frank Maher
Nelson A. Colon:

Hi. Can you tell me where you got the image of the cylinder? I am looking to get permission to use it in a book. Thanks!
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