Phono-cylinders / edited [by] and from the collection of George A. Blacker.

Presents reissues of recordings, principally from Edison phonocylinders, with everything "from cornball comedy to military band selections to serious political speeches."

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Blacker, George A.
Format: LP Audio
Published: N[ew] Y[ork] C[ity] : Folkways Records, [1961]
Table of Contents:
  • Sound selections from "A country girl" (London Regimental Band)
  • Daybreak at Calamity Farm (Len Spencer & Gilbert Girard)
  • Tramp, tramp, tramp (Byron G. Harlan, Frank C. Stanley & chorus)
  • Dream of the rarebit fiend (Edison Military Band)
  • Immortality (excerpt from lecture "The prince of peace") (William Jennings Bryan)
  • The village seamstress (Elene Foster)
  • Kerry Mill's barn dance band
  • The ragtime drummer (James Lent)
  • I'm afraid to come home in the dark (Arthur Collins)
  • Unlawful trusts (William Howard Taft)
  • When I was 21 & you were sweet 16 (Walter Van Brunt)
  • Hermit's bell overture (Maillart) (American Symphony Orchestra)
  • Waiting at the church (Ada Jones)
  • Rip Van Winkle meets Meenie (Joseph Jefferson).
  • In the good old steam boat days (Murry K. Hill)
  • That's where I come in (Edward M. Favor)
  • Farmer & the businessman (Theodore Roosevelt)
  • A confidential chat (Press Eldridge)
  • Old Daddy Pegleg (New York Military Band)
  • The girl who threw me down (Edward M. Favor & chorus)
  • I used to be afraid to come home in the dark (Billy Murray)
  • Laughing song (George W. Johnson)
  • I've told his missus all about him (Helen Trix)
  • The baseball girl (Miss Ray Cox)
  • For you alone (U.S. Everlasting)
  • Street piano medley (August Molinari)
  • Mouse & the clock (Edison Concert Band)
  • House cleaning time (Ada Jones & Len Spencer)
  • B.P.O.E. (Elk's song) (Nat M. Wills).