The next volume in our Phonographic Yearbook Series, 1909: “Talk of Your Scand’lous Times,” is coming late March. We’ve got the cover art, final playlist, and sound samples online now, so take a few minutes to check them out.
Celebrate Black History Month by discovering the sounds and stories of some of the great early African-Americans to record. For all of February, you can save on our single-artist releases featuring Wilbur Sweatman, Mary Stafford and Edith Wilson, the Fisk University Jubilee Quartet, and two volumes of the great Bert Williams (Vol. 2. & Vol. 3).
Waxing the Gospel has been nominated for two Grammy Awards: Best Historical Album and Best Album Notes. Congratulations to all members of the production team and to the many generous collectors who shared their rare records. To celebrate the nominations, we’ve put Waxing the Gospel on sale for $49.95 until mid-January.
Today in Acoustic History
- 1867 — May Kelso was born in Columbus, Ohio
- 1875 — Christie MacDonald was born in Pictou, Nova Scotia
- 1911 — Ada Jones and Steve Porter recorded The Piano Tuner
- 1917 — American Quartet recorded Let’s All Be Americans Now
- 1917 — Marion Harris and Billy Murray recorded I Wonder Why
- 1928 — Al Bernard recorded Roll Them Roly Boly Eyes
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