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Title Lost sounds [electronic resource] : Blacks and the birth of the recording industry, 1891-1922.

Published St. Joseph, IL. : Archeophone Records, p2005.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Genres series ; 5th v
Notes "Companion CD to the book Lost sounds / by Tim Brooks"--Original container.
Archeophone Records: 1005 (on original container spine: ARCH 1005).
Originally issued as 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.
Program notes by Tim Brooks and David Giovannoni (58 p. ; ill., facsims., ports.) on insert.
Recordings originally released as wax cylinders and discs on various labels.
Contents 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) -- 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).
Language notes Vocal selections sung principally in English; track 8, disc 2 sung in Italian.
Other author Blake, Eubie, 1887-1983. Performer.
Boatner, Edward. Performer.
Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949. Performer.
Case, Charley, 1858-1916. Performer.
Clark, Carroll, baritone. Performer.
Cole-Talbert, Florence. Performer.
Cooper, Opal, 1889?-1974. Performer.
Craig, Thomas, bass. Performer.
Dabney, Ford T., 1883-1958. Performer.
Dett, R. Nathaniel, 1882-1943. Performer.
Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919. Performer.
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958. Performer.
Hayes, Roland, 1887-1977. Performer.
Johnson, George W., 1846-ca. 1910. Performer.
Johnson, Jack, 1878-1946. Performer.
Sissle, Noble, 1889-1975. Performer.
Sweatman, Wilbur C. S. Performer.
Tapley, Daisy. Performer.
Vasnier, Louis. Performer.
Walker, George, 1873-1911. Performer.
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. Performer.
White, Clarence Cameron, 1880-1960. Performer.
Williams, Bert, 1874-1922. Performer.
Wright, Edward Sterling. Performer.
Brooks, Tim. Lost sounds.
Afro-American Folk Song Singers. Performer.
Apollo Quartette (Vocal group) Performer.
Blake's Jazztone Orchestra. Performer.
Ciro's Club Coon Orchestra. Performer.
Cousins and DeMoss. Performer.
Dinwiddie Colored Quartet. Performer.
Eubie Blake Trio. Performer.
Europe's Society Orchestra. Performer.
Handy's Memphis Blues Band. Performer.
Jim Europe's 369th Infantry Band. Performer.
Joan Sawyer's Persian Garden Orchestra. Performer.
Jubilee Singers. Performer.
Memphis Pickaninny Band. Performer.
Old South Quartette. Performer.
Oriole Quartette. Performer.
Right Quintette. Performer.
Standard Quartette. Performer.
Tuskegee Institute. Singers. Performer.
Unique Quartette. Performer.
Subject African Americans -- Music.
Blues (Music) -- To 1931.
Gospel music.
Jazz -- To 1921.
Popular music -- United States.
Ragtime music.
Spirituals (Songs)
Variant Title Blacks and the birth of the recording industry, 1891-1922
Other title Adam and Eve and de winter apple.
Beans, beans, beans.
Brother Michael, won't you hand down that rope.
Camp meeting blues.
Carving the duck.
Darktown strutters' ball.
Down home rag.
Down on the old camp ground.
Ev'rybody's crazy 'bout the doggone blues but I'm happy.
Experiences in the show business.
Go down Moses.
Good news.
Goodnight Angeline.
Great camp meetin' day.
I surrender all.
Jazz dance.
Jerusalem mornin'.
Keep movin'.
Laughing coon.
Laughing song.
Listen to the mocking bird.
Little David, play on yo' harp.
Mamma's black boy.
Merry mail man.
My little Zulu babe.
Old black Joe.
Old dog Tray.
On the shore at Le-Lei-Wei.
Poor mourner.
Rain song.
Sarah from Sahara.
Shout all over God's Heaven.
Some jazz blues.
Sometimes I feel like a motherless child.
St. Louis blues.
Swing along.
Swing low, sweet chariot.
Vesti la giubba.
When de co'n pone's hot.
Whistling coon.
Whistling girl.
Who broke the lock.
Will Marion Cook.