• Heavy Machine Shop

    Thomas Edison

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Popular Songs, Tin Pan Alley

Snyder, Does Your Mother Know You're Out?
Performed by: George P. Watson
Record format: Edison Concert cylinder
Release number: B-184
Release date: c. July 1899
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 4765

Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy's Chowder?
Performed by: Edward M. Favor
Record format: Edison Concert cylinder
Release number: 7697
Release date: February 1901
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 24893

Just Because She Made Dem Goo-Goo Eyes
Performed by: John Dobbs
Record format: Edison Concert cylinder - home recording (unissued)
Recording date: December 29, 1901
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 4778

Jere Sanford's Yodeling and Whistling Specialty
Performed by: Jere Sanford
Record format: Edison Amberol cylinder
Release number: 4M-523 (A- .2)
Release date: 1910
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 36577

Some of These Days - from "Honky Tonk"
Performed by: Sophie Tucker
Composed by: Shelton Brooks
Record format: Edison Amberol cylinder
Release number: 4M-691 (A- .4)
Release date: June 1911
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 35979

Alexander's Ragtime Band
Performed by: Billy Murray
Composed by: Irving Berlin
Record format: Edison Amberol cylinder
Release number: 4M-817 (A- ..10)
Release date: November 1911
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 36065

Moonlight Bay
Performed by: The Premier Quartet
Composed by: Percy Wenrich
Lyrics by: Edward Madden
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc
Matrix number: 3743-A-3-1
Recording date: 1915
Release number: 50258-R
Release date: September 1915
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 40555

Which Switch is the Switch, Miss, for Ipswich? - from "Rosy Rapture"
Performed by: Billy Murray
Composed by: David, Barnett, Darewski
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc
Matrix number: 4047-B-3-2
Recording date: 1915
Release number: 50293-R
Release date: December 1915
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 40585

At the Moving Picture Ball
Performed by: Maurice Burkhart
Composed by: Joseph H. Santly
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc test pressing
Matrix number: 7281-B-1-1
Recording date: 1920
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 75978

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