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Lost sounds [sound recording] : blacks and the birth of the recording industry, 1891--1922
Music Music | Archeophone Records | p2005
Available at Adult Compact Disc (Call number: MA COLL LSB A05 OVERSIZE)
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St. Joseph, IL. : Archeophone Records, p2005.
2 sound discs (155 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (58 p.)
Genres series ; v. 5.
Vocal selections sung principally in English; track 8, disc 2 sung in Italian.
Various performers.
Originally recorded 1891-1922.
Recordings originally released as wax cylinders and discs on various labels.
Compact discs.
Principally spirituals, minstrel & vaudeville songs, art music, rags, jazz, and blues performances by Black composers and musicians from the early days of the recording industry.
"Companion CD to the book Lost sounds / by Tim Brooks"--Container.
Program notes by Tim Brooks and David Giovannoni (58 p. ; ill., facsims., ports.) on insert in container
Mamma's black baby boy / Chas. Hunn (Unique Quartette) -- Keep movin' (Standard Quartette) -- Who broke the lock (Unique Quartette) -- Brother Michael, won't you hand down that rope (Oriole Quartette) -- Poor mourner ; Who broke the lock (Cousins and DeMoss) -- Down on the old camp ground (Dinwiddie Colored Quartet) -- Jerusalem mornin' (Polk Miller's Old South Quartette) -- Little David, play on yo' harp : (Shout all over God's heaven) (Fisk University Jubilee Quartet) -- Swing low, sweet chariot ; Shout all over God's Heaven (Apollo Jubilee Quartette) -- Good news (Tuskegee Institute Singers) -- The rain song / Alex Rogers ; Will Marion Cook (Right Quintette) -- Goodnight Angeline / Noble Sissle ; Eubie Blake (Four Harmony Kings) -- Experiences in the show business (Charley Case) -- The whistling coon / Sam Devere (George W. Johnson) -- Adam and Eve and de winter apple (Louis Vasnier) -- The laughing song (George W. Johnson) -- Minstrel first part, featuring "The laughing song" (Spencer, Williams, and Quinn's Imperial Minstrels) -- Listen to the mocking bird / Septimus Winner ; Richard Milburn (George W. Johnson) -- The laughing coon ; The whistling girl (George W. Johnson) -- My little Zulu babe / W.S. Estren ; James T. Brymn (Williams and Walker) -- Carving the duck (George W. Johnson) -- The merry mail man (Len Spencer-George W. Johnson) (3:01) -- Abyssinia. Nobody / Alex Rogers ; Bert Williams (Bert Williams) -- My own story of the big fight. Part I (Jack Johnson) -- Beans, beans, beans / Chris Smith ; Elmer Bowman (Opal Cooper) -- Great camp meetin' day / Gene Mikell ; Noble Sissle (Noble Sissle) -- Atlanta Exposition speech (Booker T. Washington) (3:29) -- Old black Joe / Stephen Foster (Thomas Craig) -- Old dog Tray / Stephen Foster (Carroll Clark) -- I surrender all / Judson W. Van DeVenter ; Winfield S. Weeden (Daisy Tapley ; Carroll Clark) -- Swing along / Will Marion Cook (Afro-American Folk Song Singers) -- The rain song / Alex Rogers ; Will Marion Cook (Afro-American Folk Song Singers) -- Exhortation / Alex Rogers ; Will Marion Cook (Right Quintette) -- Pagliacci. Arioso : Vesti la giubba / Ruggiero Leoncavallo (Roland Hayes) -- Go down Moses (Harry T. Burleigh) -- Sometimes I feel like a motherless child (Edward H.S. Boatner) -- Villanelle / Eva Dell'Acqua (Florence Cole-Talbert) -- Barcarolle / R. Nathaniel Dett (Dett) -- Lament / Clarence Cameron White (White) -- When de co'n pone's hot ; 'Possum / Paul Laurence Dunbar (Edward Sterling Wright) -- Down home rag / Wilbur C. Sweatman (Europe's Society Orchestra) -- Bregeiro : (Rio Brazilian maxixe) / B.E. Nazareth (Joan Sawyer's Persian Garden Orchestra) -- On the shore at Le-Lei-Wei / Henry Kalimar ; Herbert Reynolds ; Jerome Kern (Ciro's Club Coon Orchestra) -- Down home rag / Wilbur C. Sweatman (Sweatman) -- Some jazz blues / M.L. Lake (Memphis Pickaninny Band) -- Sarah from Sahara / Hugo Frey (Eubie Blake Trio) -- The jazz dance / W. Benton Overstreet (Blake's Jazzone Orchestra) -- Ev'rybody's crazy 'bout the doggone blues but I'm happy / Henry Creamer ; J. Turner Layton (Wilbur C. Sweatman's Original Jazz Band) -- Darktown strutters' ball / Shelton Brooks (Jim Europe's 369th U.S. Infantry "Hell Fighters" Band) -- Camp meeting blues / W.T. Carroll (Ford Dabney's Band) -- St. Louis blues / W.C. Handy (W.C. Handy's Memphis Blues Band).
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AMZ, 3-07; MW, 10-14(rpl)
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Blacks and the birth of the recording industry, 1891--1922
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