A popular old-time dance, In Old Alabama, played by the Peerless Orchestra.
In mid-1903, sales were accelerating for Edison's louder new-generation molded black wax records
(replacing his individually copied brown wax
As is typical of many of these early black wax recordings, the capture of the bass is relatively strong a feature that was essentially lost by 1905 due to "improvements" in the recording process.
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