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PHONOFOSSILS 5

An Introduction to the Wonderful World of 78s

A selection of recorded gems from the past covering a wide range of musical styles and novelty material.The Phonofossils series is intended as an introduction to the music, songs, stories and novelty items which abounded in the early gramophone catalogues.

With specialist techniques, these gems have now been transferred to a modern digital format and made accessible to researchers, musicians, singers, performers or anyone who is just interested to know what sorts of records their grandparents and great-grandparents might have been enjoying up to a century ago.

Orange Book CDR in jewel case with 12-page booklet

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TRACK LIST
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1

Children's Toy March

Regal Orchestra

Novelty orchestra with effects

1922

2

Romping Rossie

Mr. Fred Turner

Banjo solo

1909

3

I'm an Old Norman Castle

Annette Mills, comedienne

Saucy humorous song

1940

4

Wiggle Woggle

Mlle. Elgar

Virtuoso piccolo solo

1909

5

Laughing Song

Burt Shepard

Minstrel laughing song

1903

6

Fatinitza Quick March

Black Diamonds Band

Brass band march

1930

7

The Blue Mazurka - Vocal Gems Intro: The Blue Mazurka; When She's Yours at Last; Love's the Richest Prize; I'm a Shy Young Chap; Shine Bright Moon.

Light Opera Company

Light opera by Franz Lehar

1927

8

Pan and the Wood Goblins

International Novelty Orchestra

Novelty light orchestra

1931

9

Maisey Lou

Mr Jack Charman, comic

Sentimental minstrel song

10

To A Water Lilly

The Victor Olof Sextet

Descriptive music

1926

11

Dance of the Icicles From suite: The Wooing of the Snowflakes

Leslie Jeffries & his Orchestra at the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

Descriptive light music

1933

12

Ye Catte

Gresham Singers

Humorous part sog

1921

13

The Tanks that Broke the Ranks

Mr Will Strong with band accompaniment

Patriotic song

1916

14

Anita Polka

Fairy Bells w orchestra (Albert Müller ?)

Light music

15

Entrance of the Little Fauns

Jack Payne and his BBC Dance Orchestra

Dance band playing ballet music by Peirné

1931

16

Too Many Tears

Durium Revellers

Song with dance band accompainment

1932

17

When Yuba Plays the Rumba on the Tuba

Durium Revellers

Humorous tongue-twister song

1932

18

The Roman Road

Malcolm McEachern

Bass singer with orchestra

1931

19

La Fille de Madame Angot (Selection)

The Home Guards Band

Brass band light opera selection

1909

20

The Marriage Will Not Take Place

Ronald Frankau with Monte Crick at the piano

Humorous innuendo song

1937

21

The Adventures of Mr. Penny - Mr. Penny on Government Service

Richard Goolden, Doris Gilmore,

Radio play

1937

22

I Wish I had Died in my Cradle Before I Grew Up to Love You

Talbot O'Farrell

The "Worst Song in the World"

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