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Holiday Music

Santa Claus hides in your phonograph
Performed by: Harry E. Humphrey
Authored by: Penn
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc
Release number: 50999-R
Matrix number: 8238-B-5-3
Release date: December 1922
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 42258

Silent night
Performed by: Frederick Kinsley - organ
Composed by: Franz Gruber
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc
Release number: 80854-L
Matrix number: 10474-B-3-3
Release date: December 1925
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 75236

Mr. Edison's Christmas greetings
Performed by: Ensemble Singers
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc
Matrix number: 6905-A-1-1
Unissued test pressing, recorded 1919
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 76854

O come, all ye faithful
Performed by: Edison Male Quartet
Composed by: J. Reading
Record format: Gold Moulded cylinder 8837
Release date: November 1904
{This recording is available here courtesy of the Peter N. Dilg collection.}


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