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A fine recording by the Edison Military Band of the up-tempo, Old Faithful March.

Old Faithful March
Company Edison's National Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 9721
Category Band
Title Old Faithful March
Performed by Edison Military Band
Circa December 1907
Announcement "Old Faithful March, played by the Edison Military Band."

Enjoy this snappy march tune composed by Abe Holzmann – composer of, among other hits, Smoky Mokes.

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On a personal note: This was the first wax cylinder recording I preserved (about an eon ago, it seems . . .).

9721   Old Faithful March Edison Military Band
    A fine, rousing march, well up to our standard, replete with stirring motives and sure of a warm welcome.   Composer Abe Holzmann; publisher, Leo Feist, New York.
— October 1907 Edison Phonograph Monthly [announcing the December records]


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