April 2003
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From 1903, the United States Marine Fife and Drum Corps plays The Girl I Left Behind Me Medley.


The Girl I Left Behind Me Medley
 
Company Edison's National Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 8529
Category Fife & drum
Title The Girl I Left Behind Me Medley
Performed by U. S. Marine Fife and Drum Corps
Circa November 1903
Announcement "The Girl I Left Behind Me Medley, played by the United States Marine Fife and Drum Corps.  Edison record."
 

A wonderful recording.   Note the chuckling announcer (Edward Meeker).

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    No. 8529, "The Girl I Left Behind Me Medley," is a field music Record introducing "Auld Lang Syne."   It is played by the U. S. Marine Fife and Drum Corps, with good work by the drums, fifes and bugles.
— October 1903 Edison Phonograph Monthly [announcing the November records]

                                       


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