From 1899, an early recording of My Creole Sue sung by the Edison Quartette.
Enjoyed by quartettes and lovers of quartette music for generations,
this creation of Tin Pan Alley artist Gussie Davis quickly became a
The quartette in this fine Edison recording sounds, to my ear, like the voices of
John Bieling, Harry MacDonough, S. H. Dudley & William F.
To hear another song by Davis, listen to this 1902 rendition of If I Only Could Blot Out the Past.
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|01/2012||Annie Laurie||Quartette||The Greater New York Quartette||1899|
|12/2012||Auld Lang Syne||Quartette||Edison Male Quartette||1898|
|02/2004||Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming||Quartette||Knickerbocker Quartette||1908|
|10/2013||Good Old Songs||Quartette||Edison Male Quartette||1906|
|02/1999||In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree||Male quartette||Columbia Quartette||1904-1906|
|04/2000||Jerusalem Mournin'||Quartette||Polk Miller & His Old South Quartette||1910|
|12/1998||O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fidelis)||Quartette||Columbia Quartette||1904|
|11/2015||Old Time Religion||Quartette||Polk Miller and His Old South Quartette||1910|
|04/2005||Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep||Male quartette||Original Bison City Quartette||1892-1894|
|12/2000||The Sleigh Ride Party||Descriptive selection||The Greater New York Quartette||1898|
|12/2010||Stop That Knocking at the Door||Quartette||Edison Male Quartette||1906|
|06/2014||When the Evening Breeze is Sighing Home, Sweet Home||Quartette||Edison Male Quartette||1903|
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