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  ~ 1898 ~  
1898 CD Price: $15.00
Item: CD-bw98

Vigorous competition from Edison's new National Phonograph Company, plus Spanish-American War-inspired songs, marches, and popular "descriptive selections", helped swell record company catalogs and public appetite for recordings.

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— Contents —

Title Performed by
1. Sweetheart May Dan W. Quinn
2. El Capitan March Edison Grand Symphony Orchestra
3. Time is Money Will F. Denny
4. The Virginia Skedaddle Columbia Orchestra
5. She Was Bred in Old Kentucky Consolidated Quartette
6. The Night Alarm Polyphone Symphony Orchestra
7. Spanish Waltz William Tuson
8. Medley of War Songs Edison Grand Concert Band
9. Just Before the Battle, Mother Frank C. Stanley
10. Charge of Roosevelt's Rough Riders Columbia Orchestra
11. Bugle Calls by T. Roosevelt's Bugler at San Juan Hill Emil Cassi
12. Just as the Sun Went Down Arthur Collins
13. On Board the Battleship Oregon The Greater New York Quartette
14. Medley of National Airs Edison Grand Concert Band
15. On the Banks of the Wabash George J. Gaskin
16. Nocturne (Chopin) Joseph Pizzarello
17. Ecstasy Waltz Columbia Orchestra
18. Overture to William Tell 71st Regiment Band
19. Turkey in de Straw Billy Golden
20. Casey as Umpire at a Ball Game Russell Hunting
21. Uncle Josh in a Museum Cal Stewart
22. The Laughing Song George W. Johnson
23. Our Flirtation March Columbia Orchestra
24. The Sleigh Ride Party The Greater New York Quartette
Total playing time:   67:27



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