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A vaudeville specialty from 1905, The Golden Wedding starring Ada Jones & Len Spencer.


The Golden Wedding
 
Company Edison's National Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 9148
Category Vaudeville
Title The Golden Wedding
Performed by Ada Jones & Len Spencer
Circa December 1905
Announcement "The Golden Wedding, by Ada Jones and Len Spencer.  Edison record."
 

Enjoy this original Edison vaudeville skit: A fine old-fashioned tearjerker.

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    No. 9148, "The Golden Wedding," by Ada Jones and Len Spencer, is an original vaudeville sketch, with orchestra accompaniment, written especially for our Record.   An aged couple on the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage are talking reminiscently of their wedding day and lovingly exchanging felicitations on the happy years that have marked the span of their married life.   Interspersed with the dialogue is incidental music by the orchestra, including "The Golden Wedding" and "Silver Threads Among the Gold."   This Record is unlike any that Miss Jones and Mr. Spencer have yet made, but we believe that it will find a large sale among those who appreciate well rendered Records of sentimental subjects.
— November 1905 Edison Phonograph Monthly [announcing the December records]

                                       


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