• Heavy Machine Shop

    Thomas Edison

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Country and Anglo-American Folk Songs

Opera reel with calls
Performed by: Jasper Bisbee - fiddle, Beulah Bisbee-Schuler - piano.
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc
Matrix number: 9264-A-3-4
Release number: 51278-R
Recording date: November 24, 1923
Release date: January 1924
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 42632

Lonesome road blues
Performed by: The Blue Ridge Duo (Gene Austin and George Reneau)
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc
Matrix number: 9727-B-4-5
Release number: 51515-R
Recording date: September 22, 1924
Release date: May 1925
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 42868

Cluck old hen
Performed by: Fiddlin' Powers and Family
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc test pressing
Matrix number: 10620-C-1-1
Recording date: October 06, 1925
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 78487

He was nailed to the cross for me
Performed by: Ernest V. Stoneman and his Dixie Mountineers
Record format: Edison Needle Type disc test pressing
Matrix number: N-210-B-1-1
Recording date: April 24, 1928
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 80960

Barbara Allen
Performed by: Frank Luther and his Pards
Record format: Edison Needle Type disc test pressing
Matrix number: N-362-B-1-1
Recording date: August 15, 1928
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 81262

Down in a Georgia jail
Performed by: Posey Rorer and his North Carolina Ramblers
Record format: Edison Needle Type disc test pressing
Matrix number: N-464-A-1-1
Recording date: September 26, 1928
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 81450

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Did You Know?

Charles Edison taken in 1945.

Charles Edison, Thomas Edison's son from his second marriage to Mina Miller, was Governor of the State of New Jersey from 1941 to 1944.