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This month: From 1902, the classic sacred song, The Ninety and Nine, sung by baritone Frank C. Stanley.
|Company||Edison's National Phonograph Company|
|Title||The Ninety and Nine|
|Performed by||Frank C. Stanley|
|Announcement||"The Ninety and Nine, sung by Frank C. Stanley. Edison record."|
The words of Elizabeth Clephane and music of Ira Sankey, combined by circumstance in 1874, formed this ageless classic. Recorded frequently throughout the generations and in present times, here we have an early black wax version although worn down a bit over the years beautifully rendered by Frank C. Stanley. Click here to learn more of the story behind The Ninety and Nine (provided courtesy of the Cyber Hymnal).
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