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I Am The Edison Phonograph (1906)

- May 20, 2016 in edison, phonograph

This somewhat unnerving recording would would have been heard at most Edison phonograph dealers in the early part of the twentieth century.

I Am The Edison Phonograph (1906)

- May 20, 2016 in edison, phonograph

This somewhat unnerving recording would would have been heard at most Edison phonograph dealers in the early part of the twentieth century.

I Am The Edison Phonograph (1906)

- May 20, 2016 in edison, phonograph

This somewhat unnerving recording would would have been heard at most Edison phonograph dealers in the early part of the twentieth century.

Around the World on the Phonograph (1888)

- April 16, 2012 in Audio, Audio: Pre 1900s, Audio: Speech, early recording, edison, non-article, phonograph

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Thought to be the oldest surviving recording of Thomas Edison’s voice, made in October 1888 he describes an imagined trip “around the world on the phonograph,” by Cunard steamer from New York City to Liverpool, through Europe and Asia, noting specific ships, railroads, cities, and points of interest en route. In the following decades Edison’s phonograph invention would itself spread “around the world”.

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    Edison reading Mary Had a Little Lamb (1927)

    - February 9, 2012 in Audio, early recording, edison, non-article, phonograph



    Recording made by Thomas A. Edison on August 12, 1927, at the Golden Jubilee of the Phonograph ceremony. In this recording Edison demonstrates how in 1877 he made the first record on his tinfoil phonograph. The original 1877 recording was not saved and no longer exists.

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    Chopins Funeral March - The Edison Concert Band (1906)

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    Fats Waller and His Orchestra live at The Yacht Club (1938)

    Very early recording of George Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue (1924)

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    Aiaihea - The Hawaiian Quintette (1913)

    Antony's Address Over The Body of Caesar (1914)

    Charlie and His Orchestra

    Excerpt from Handel's Israel in Egypt (1888)

    The Voice of Florence Nightingale (1890)

    General Pershing March - Imperial Marimba Band (1918)

    Apollo 11 Onboard Recordings (1969)

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    Edison reading Mary Had a Little Lamb (1927)

    Edison reading Mary Had a Little Lamb (1927)

    - February 9, 2012 in Audio, early recording, edison, mary had a little lamb, non-article, phonograph



    Recording made by Thomas A. Edison on August 12, 1927, at the Golden Jubilee of the Phonograph ceremony. In this recording Edison demonstrates how in 1877 he made the first record on his tinfoil phonograph. The original 1877 recording was not saved and no longer exists.

    MP3 Download
    Internet Archive Link



    Beela Boola by the Electric City 4 (1920)

    Hungarian Rag - Pietro Deiro (1913)

    As a Porcupine Pines for its Pork - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
    (1925)

    Popeye, the Sailor Man - Al Dollar & His Ten Cent Band with Billy Murray (1931)

    Chopins Funeral March - The Edison Concert Band (1906)

    Houdini on his Water Torture Cell (1914)

    Lomax Collection Recording of English, Sample 8

    Enrico Caruso - A Dream (1920)

    La Paloma (1903)

    Orson Welles Show (1941)

    Tokyo Rose (1944)

    Fats Waller and His Orchestra live at The Yacht Club (1938)

    Very early recording of George Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue (1924)

    Rudolph Valentino singing (1923)

    Aiaihea - The Hawaiian Quintette (1913)

    Antony's Address Over The Body of Caesar (1914)

    Charlie and His Orchestra

    Excerpt from Handel's Israel in Egypt (1888)

    The Voice of Florence Nightingale (1890)

    General Pershing March - Imperial Marimba Band (1918)

    Apollo 11 Onboard Recordings (1969)

    Santa Claus Proves There is a Santa Claus (1925)

    Whitney Brothers Quartet - The Little Red Drum (1908)

    Edison reading Mary Had a Little Lamb (1927)

    Lucy Isabelle Marsh

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