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The Bouncer at the Blazing Rag (1902)

Introduced as “a concert hall scene by Len Spencer and Gilbert Gerard” this short comic sketch, although often hard to decipher, gives a great impression of goi…more

Come Take a Trip in my Airship (1904)

Rendition by Welsh-born baritone singer J. W. Myers of a song written and composed in 1904 by fellow countryman George “Honey Boy” Evans. The song would go on to be…more

A Midsummer Schottische

Traditional music for the midsummer “Schottische” dance, known as “Schottis” in Scandinavia where this score is thought to have originated from. The dance i…more

Jelly Roll Morton (1927)

A compilation of Jelly Roll Morton’s classic Chicago “Red Hot Peppers” sessions, recorded in 1926-27. Jelly Roll Morton – ragtime and early jazz pianist, ba…more

Slovak Folk Songs (1928/30)

Adele Keshelak sings three pairs of traditional Rusyn folk songs from Slovakia, recorded in New York on January 30th 1930: Track 1 – “Rusadelina Fialocka” (…more

Music Hall Performer Billy Williams

Richard Isaac Banks (1878–1915), who changed his name to Billy Williams after leaving his birthplace of Australia, was one of the most recorded popular entertaine…more