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Lost sounds blacks and the birth of the recording industry, 1891-1922.

Title
Lost sounds [sound recording] : blacks and the birth of the recording industry, 1891-1922.
Publication
St. Joseph, IL. : Archeophone Records, p2005.

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Additional Authors
  • Brooks, Tim.
  • Cousins, Sam.
  • DeMoss, Ed.
  • Case, Charley, 1858-1916.
  • Johnson, George W., 1846-approximately 1910.
  • Vasnier, Louis.
  • Williams, Bert, 1874-1922.
  • Walker, George, 1873-1911.
  • Spencer, Len, 1867-1914.
  • Johnson, Jack, 1878-1946.
  • Cooper, Opal, 1889?-1974.
  • Sissle, Noble, 1889-1975.
  • Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915.
  • Craig, Thomas.
  • Clark, Carroll (Baritone)
  • Tapley, Daisy, approximately 1882-1925.
  • Hayes, Roland, 1887-1977.
  • Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949.
  • Boatner, Edward.
  • Cole-Talbert, Florence, 1890-1961.
  • King, William Leonard.
  • White, Clarence Cameron, 1880-1960.
  • Wright, Edward Sterling.
  • Sweatman, Wilbur C. S.
  • Unique Quartette. prf
  • Standard Quartette. prf
  • Oriole Quartette. prf
  • Dinwiddie Colored Quartet. prf
  • Old South Quartette. prf
  • Jubilee Singers (Fisk University). prf
  • Apollo Quartette (Vocal group) prf
  • Tuskegee Institute. Singers. prf
  • Right Quintette. prf
  • Four Harmony Kings. prf
  • Imperial Minstrels (Vocal group) prf
  • Afro-American Folk Song Singers. prf
  • Europe's Society Orchestra. prf
  • Joan Sawyer's Persian Garden Orchestra. prf
  • Ciro's Club Coon Orchestra. prf
  • Emerson Trio. prf
  • Memphis Pickaninny Band. prf
  • Eubie Blake Trio. prf
  • Blake's Jazzone Orchestra. prf
  • Jim Europe's 369th Infantry Band. prf
  • Dabney's Band. prf
  • Handy's Memphis Blues Band. prf
Description
2 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Genres series ; 5th v
Alternative Title
Blacks and the birth of the recording industry, 1891-1922
Subjects
Note
  • Archeophone Records: 1005 (on container spine: ARCH 1005).
  • 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.
  • Recordings originally released as wax cylinders on various labels.
  • Compact discs.
  • Program notes by Tim Brooks and David Giovannoni (58 p. ; ill., facsims., ports.) inserted in container.
Performer (note)
  • Various performers.
Event (note)
  • Recorded 1891-1922.
Language (note)
  • Vocal selections sung principally in English; track 8, disc 2 sung in Italian.
Contents
  • CD 1: Mamma's black baby boy / Chas. Hunn (Unique Quartette) (2:26) -- Keep movin' (Standard Quartette) (2:51) -- Who broke the lock (Unique Quartette) (2:49) -- Brother Michael, won't you hand down that rope (Oriole Quartette) (2:32) -- Poor mourner (2:01) ; Who broke the lock (2:14) (Cousins and DeMoss) -- Down on the old camp ground (Dinwiddie Colored Quartet) (2:31) -- Jerusalem mornin' (Polk Miller's Old South Quartette) (2:04) -- Little David, play on yo' harp : (Shout all over God's heaven) (Fisk University Jubilee Quartet) (2:46) -- Swing low, sweet chariot (2:42) ; Shout all over God's heaven (2:20) (Apollo Jubilee Quartette) -- Good news (Tuskegee Institute Singers) (2:23) -- The rain song / Alex Rogers ; Will Marion Cook (Right Quintette) (3:19) -- Goodnight Angeline / Noble Sissle ; Eubie Blake (Four Harmony Kings) (3:12) -- Experiences in the show business (Charley Case) (3:08) -- The whistling coon / Sam Devere (George W. Johnson) (2:47) -- Adam and Eve and de winter apple (Louis Vasnier) (1:06) -- The laughing song (George W. Johnson) (2:31) -- Minstrel first part, featuring "The laughing song" (Spencer, Williams, and Quinn's Imperial Minstrels) (3:07) -- Listen to the mocking bird / Septimus Winner ; Richard Milburn (George W. Johnson) (1:42) -- The laughing coon (2:22) ; The whistling girl (2:31) (George W. Johnson) -- My little Zulu babe / W.S. Estren ; James T. Brymn (Williams and Walker) (2:47) -- Carving the duck (George W. Johnson) (2:41) -- The merry mail man (Len Spencer-George W. Johnson) (3:01) -- Abyssinia. Nobody / Alex Rogers ; Bert Williams (Bert Williams) (2:53) -- My own story of the big fight. Part I (Jack Johnson) (3:43) -- Beans, beans, beans / Chris Smith ; Elmer Bowman (Opal Cooper) (3:10) -- Great camp meetin' day / Gene Mikell ; Noble Sissle (Noble Sissle) (2:39).
  • CD 2: Atlanta exposition speech (Booker T. Washington) (3:29) -- Old black Joe / Stephen Foster (Thomas Craig) (1:58) -- Old dog Tray / Stephen Foster (Carroll Clark) (2:49) -- I surrender all / Judson W. Van DeVenter ; Winfield S. Weeden (Daisy Tapley ; Carroll Clark) (2:40) -- Swing along / Will Marion Cook (Afro-American Folk Song Singers) (3:56) -- The rain song / Alex Rogers ; Will Marion Cook (Afro-American Folk Song Singers) (3:06) -- Exhortation / Alex ROgers ; Will Marion Cook (Right Quintette) (3:22) -- Pagliacci. Arioso : Vesti la giubba / Ruggiero Leoncavallo (Roland Hayes) (2:53) -- Go down Moses (Harry T. Burleigh) (2:03) -- Sometimes I feel like a motherless child (Edward H.S. Boatner) (2:41) -- Villanelle / Eva Dell'Acqua (Florence Cole-Talbert) (3:13) -- Barcarolle / R. Nathaniel Dett (Dett) (2:46) -- Lament / Clarence Cameron White (White) (3:36) -- When de co'n pone's hot/'Possum / Paul Laurence Dunbar (Edward Sterling Wright) (4:16) -- Down home rag / Wilbur C. Sweatman (Europe's Society Orchestra) (3:31) -- Bregeiro : (Rio Brazilian maxixe) / B.E. Nazareth (Joan Sawyer's Persian Garden Orchestra) (3:59) -- On the shore at Le-Lei-Wei / Henry Kalimar ; Herbert Reynolds ; Jerome Kern (Ciro's Club Coon Orchestra) (3:46) -- Down home rag / Wilbur C. Sweatman (Sweatman) (1:26) -- Some jazz blues / M.L. Lake (Memphis Pickaninny Band) (2:49) -- Sarah from Sahara / Hugo Frey (Eubie Blake Trio) (2:54) -- The jazz dance / W. Benton Overstreet (Blake's Jazzone Orchestra) (3:06) -- Ev'rybody's crazy 'bout the doggone blues but I'm happy / Henry Creamer ; J. Turner Layton (Wilbur C. Sweatman's Original Jazz Band) (2:59) -- Darktown strutters' ball / Shelton Brooks (Jim Europe's 369th U.S. Infantry "Hell Fighters" Band) (2:58) -- Camp meeting blues / W.T. Carroll (Ford Dabney's Band) (2:13) -- St. Louis blues / W.C. Handy (W.C. Handy's Memphis Blues Band) (3:12).
Call Number
*LDC 40550
LCCN
777215109025
OCLC
63264348
Title
Lost sounds [sound recording] : blacks and the birth of the recording industry, 1891-1922.
Imprint
St. Joseph, IL. : Archeophone Records, p2005.
Series
Genres series ; 5th v
Performer
Various performers.
Event
Recorded 1891-1922.
Language
Vocal selections sung principally in English; track 8, disc 2 sung in Italian.
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Added Author
Brooks, Tim. Lost sounds.
Cousins, Sam. Performer
DeMoss, Ed. Performer
Case, Charley, 1858-1916. Performer
Johnson, George W., 1846-approximately 1910. Performer
Vasnier, Louis. Performer
Williams, Bert, 1874-1922. Performer
Walker, George, 1873-1911. Performer
Spencer, Len, 1867-1914. Performer
Johnson, Jack, 1878-1946. Narrator
Cooper, Opal, 1889?-1974. voc
Sissle, Noble, 1889-1975. voc
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. Speaker
Craig, Thomas. voc
Clark, Carroll (Baritone) voc
Tapley, Daisy, approximately 1882-1925. voc
Hayes, Roland, 1887-1977. voc
Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949. voc
Boatner, Edward. voc
Cole-Talbert, Florence, 1890-1961. voc
King, William Leonard. Instrumentalist
White, Clarence Cameron, 1880-1960. Instrumentalist
Wright, Edward Sterling. Narrator
Sweatman, Wilbur C. S. Instrumentalist
Unique Quartette. Performer
Standard Quartette. Performer
Oriole Quartette. Performer
Dinwiddie Colored Quartet. Performer
Old South Quartette. Performer
Jubilee Singers (Fisk University). Performer
Apollo Quartette (Vocal group) Performer
Tuskegee Institute. Singers. Performer
Right Quintette. Performer
Four Harmony Kings. Performer
Imperial Minstrels (Vocal group) Performer
Afro-American Folk Song Singers. Performer
Europe's Society Orchestra. Performer
Joan Sawyer's Persian Garden Orchestra. Performer
Ciro's Club Coon Orchestra. Performer
Emerson Trio. Performer
Memphis Pickaninny Band. Performer
Eubie Blake Trio. Performer
Blake's Jazzone Orchestra. Performer
Jim Europe's 369th Infantry Band. Performer
Dabney's Band. Performer
Handy's Memphis Blues Band. Performer
Other Standard Identifier
777215109025
Publisher No.
1005 Archeophone Records
ARCH 1005 Archeophone Records
Research Call Number
*LDC 40550 Notes on file.
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