A scarce recording by the Original Bison City Quartette: from 1892, Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep.
One of the regional members of the North American Phonograph Company,
the Ohio Phonograph Company's catalog contained "New and Selected"
recordings: 'Selected' implying master records purchased from other
wholesalers (typically the New Jersey Phonograph Company),
and 'New' suggesting recordings of local or touring
Sheet music to Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep written by Willard & Knight, 1840.
Presented courtesy of the Lester Levy Collection of Sheet Music.
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The photograph above, courtesy of the
Lester Levy Collection of Sheet Music,
shows a "Bison City Quartette" circa
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