Category Archives: 1900s Popular Music

“Red Wing” / “Rainbow” The Shannon Quartet 1926

“Red Wing” Shannon Quartet June 24, 1926 (Victor 20173-B) Red Wing “Rainbow” Shannon Quartet June 24, 1926 (Victor 20173-A) Rainbow   Here is a record that belongs to a friend who listeners to Radio Dismuke special broadcasts know as “Leslie … Continue reading

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“The King of Rags” – 1907

“The King of Rags” Arthur Pryor’s Band 1907 (Victor 16821-B) The King Of Rags   This nice ragtime piece, subtitled as “A Two Step Oddity” was composed by Sherman Swisher.  As far as I can determine this was the only … Continue reading

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Ragtime & March From Mexico

  “Yankee Charro Cakewalk” Banda Flamenco Gascón Circa 1908 (Columbia  A 795 mx 5806) Yankee Charro “Emperador March” Banda de Rurales de Pachuca Circa 1907 (Columbia A 795 mx 5784) Emperador March   Here is a fun ragtime recording from Mexico … Continue reading

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Blanche Ring – 1909

“Yip! I Adee! I Aye” Blanche Ring 1909 (Victor 5692) Yip I Adee I Aye – Blanche Ringmap :: {skin:’black’, animate:true, width:’200′, volume:0.6, autoplay:false, loop:false, showVolumeLevel:true, showTime:true, showRew:true, downloadable:false, downloadablesecurity:false, id3: false} Blanche Ring was a well-known actress and Broadway … Continue reading

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“Yankee Patrol” 1904

“Yankee Patrol” Band 1904 (Standard Disc Record 1795) Here is a one-sided Standard Disc Record that I set aside when I was searching for the 1905 Standard record of “Silver Heels” that I featured on my April 15 posting commemorating … Continue reading

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Performed On The Titanic: “Silver Heels” 1906

  “Silver Heels” Band 1906 (Standard Disc Record 3341) As you may already be aware from the extensive media coverage, this past evening was the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.   A number of songs have been documented … Continue reading

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“Dance Of The Song Birds” – 1905

    “Dance Of The Song Birds” Victor Orchestra 1905 (Victor 4648) This one sided Victor record from 1905 comes from the collection of my friend Christian From Dallas who has loaned me a few boxes of records to sort … Continue reading

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