Edison Disc Organ Records

(34 Diamond Discs, 2 Needle Type Electrics Known)

(BOLDFACE DISC # = Record has been acquired)

First date in ( ) is Coupling date, second date is supplement date (first listing), from Edison Disc Recordings, compiled by Raymond R. Wile
Date recorded from Artist cards preserved at the Edison National Historic Site, (all acoustical except as noted: electrically recorded)

EDISON DIAMOND DISCS (1-34):

DISC # (coupling, suppl. date)
Side Matrix # Date Recorded Title, (Composer), Performer


Play "The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise"
Play "Poor Butterfly"
1. 80799 (8/22/24, 10/1924)
R 9567-A-3-4 [2-1] 6/14/24 The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise (Ernest Seitz) Played by Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 9568-A-3-2 6/14/24 Poor Butterfly (Raymond Hubbell) Played by Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Prelude In C Sharp Minor"
Play "Liebestraum (Dream of Love)"
2. 80800 (7/15/24, 8/1924)
R 9565-A-2-6 [2-2] 6/14/24 Prelude In C Sharp Minor, Op. 3 (Sergei Rachmaninoff) Played by Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 9566-A-1-7 [2-2] 6/14/24 Liebestraum (Dream of Love) (Franz Liszt) Played by Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Abide With Me"
Play "Lead Kindly Light"
3. 80827 (3/18/25, 5/1925)
R 9931-A-1-1 [2-1] 1/6&7/25 Abide With Me (Wm. H. Monk) Organ Solo Played by Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 9932-C-1-2 1/6&7/25 Lead Kindly Light (John B. Dykes) Organ Solo Played by Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Indian Love Call"
Play "A Waltz In The Moonlight And You"
4. 80841 (7/7/25, 8/1925)
R 10442-A-1-6 6/20/25 Indian Love Call From "Rose Marie" (Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein, 2nd & Rudolf Friml) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 10444-C-1-4 6/20/25 A Waltz In The Moonlight And You (Mitchell Parish & Alfred Solman) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "In Shadowland"
Play "The Melody That Made You Mine"
5. 80844 (8/14/25, 9/1925)
R 10447-B-1-1 6/22/25 In Shadowland (Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young, Ruth Brooks & Fred E. Ahlert) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 10453-B-1-1 6/23/25 The Melody That Made You Mine (Cliff Friend & W. C. Polla) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "I'm Falling In Love With Someone"
Play "A Kiss In The Dark"
6. 80849 (9/14/25, 10/1925)
R 10470-A-1-2 6/25/25 I'm Falling In Love With Someone (From Naughty Marietta) (Victor Herbert) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 10475-C-1-3 6/27/25 A Kiss In The Dark (B. G. De Sylva & Victor Herbert) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Pomp And Circumstance March"
Play "War March Of The Priests-Athalie"
7. 80851 (10/20/25, 11/1925)
R 10461-C-1-7 6/24/25 Pomp And Circumstance March (Edward Elgar) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 10443-B-1-4 6/20/25 War March Of The Priests-Athalie (Mendelssohn) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "The Palms"
Play "Silent Night"
8. 80854 (10/26/25, 12/1925)
R 10448-B-1-7 6/22/25 The Palms (J. Faure) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 10474-C-1-7 6/27/25 Silent Night (Franz Gruber) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Minuet In G"
Play "Souvenir"
9. 80857 (12/7/25, 1/1926)
R 10462-B-1-1(4-1) 6/24/25 Minuet In G (Beethoven) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 10464-A-11-1 6/24/25 Souvenir (Franz Drdla) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "On The Road To Mandalay"
Play "A Song Of India (Chanson Indoue)"
10. 80860 (1/4/26, 2/1926)
R 10449-B-1-3 6/22/25 On The Road To Mandalay (Oley Speaks) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 10476-B-3-3 6/27/25 A Song Of India (Chanson Indoue) (N. Rimsky-Korsakow) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Nearer My God To Thee"
Play "One Sweetly Solemn Thought"
11. 51879 (12/1/26, 1/1927)
R 10468-C-1-13 6/25/25 Nearer My God To Thee (Lowell Mason) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 10477-B-1-3 6/27/25 One Sweetly Solemn Thought (R. S. Ambrose) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Moonlight on the Ganges"
Play "Hello Bluebird"
12. 51915 (1/14/27, 2/1927)
R 11352-G-1-5 12/6/26 Moonlight on the Ganges (Chester Wallace & Sherman Myers) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11353-F-1-5 12/6/26 Hello Bluebird (Friend) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Roses For Remembrance"
Play "My Sweetheart Waltz"
13. 51918 (1/19/27, 2/1927)
R 11415-A-1-3 1/5/27 Roses For Remembrance (Gus Kahn and Loyal Curtis) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11416-C-1-3 1/5/27 My Sweetheart Waltz (Harry Pease, Harold Veo & Ed. G. Nelson) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "The Little White House (At the End of Honeymoon Lane)"
Play "Roses Remind Me Of You"
14. 51924 (1/24/27, 3/1927)
R 11427-C-1-4 1/12/27 The Little White House (At the End of Honeymoon Lane) from "Honeymoon Lane" (Eddie Dowling and James F. Hanley) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11428-C-1-4 1/12/27 Roses Remind Me Of You (Benny Davis, Al Sherman & Joe Burke) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "One Alone"
Play "Mary Lou"
15. 51936 (2/14/27, 3/1927)
R 11470-C-1-3 1/26/27 One Alone from "The Desert Song" (Otto Harbach-Oscar Hammerstein 2nd-Sigmund Romberg) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11472-C-3-1 1/26/27 Mary Lou (Abe Lyman-George Waggner-J. Russel Robinson) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "How I Love You I'm Tellin' The Birds - Tellin' The Bees"
Play "Put Your Arms Where They Belong (For They Belong To Me)"
16. 51937 (2/21/27, 4/1927)
R 11471-A-1-1 1/26/27 How I Love You I'm Tellin' The Birds - Tellin' The Bees (Lew Brown & Cliff Friend) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11473-A-1-1 1/26/27 Put Your Arms Where They Belong (For They Belong To Me) (Lou Davis-Henry Santly-Herman Ackman) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Take In The Sun, Hang Out The Moon"
Play "Falling In Love With You"
17. 51955 (3/7/27, 4/1927)
R 11520-B-1-2 2/14/27 Take In The Sun, Hang Out The Moon (Sam Lewis-Joe Young-Harry Woods) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ - Vocal Chorus by Arthur Fields Label
L 11521-C-1-3 2/14/27 Falling In Love With You (Benny Davis and Joseph Meyer) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ - Vocal Chorus by Arthur Fields Label

Play "In The Cross of Christ I Glory" and "The Strife Is O'er"
Play "Jesus Christ Is Risen To-Day"
18. 51957 (3/4/27, 4/1927)
R 11430-C-1-4 1/12/27 In The Cross of Christ I Glory -- The Strife Is O'er (Easter Hymn) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11429-C-1-4 1/12/27 Jesus Christ Is Risen To-Day (Easter Hymn) (Worgan) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "In A Little Spanish Town ('Twas on a Night Like This)"
Play "My Daddy"
19. 51965 (3/21/27, 5/1927)
R 11548-A-1-3 3/3/27 In A Little Spanish Town ('Twas on a Night Like This) (Lewis-Young-Wayne) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11549-C-1-4 3/3/27 My Daddy (Ted Strong) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Cherie, I Love You (Cherie, Je T'Aime)"
Play "The Song of Songs"
20. 51969 (4/11/27, 5/1927)
R 11518-C-1-2 2/14/27 Cherie, I Love You (Cherie, Je T'Aime) (Lillian Rosedale Goodman) Tenor - Walter Scanlan - Organ Accompaniment by Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11519-A-1-2 2/14/27 The Song of Songs (Clarence Lucas-de Moya) Tenor - Walter Scanlan - Organ Accompaniment by Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "I'm Looking For A Girl Named Mary"
Play "Calling"
21. 51987 (4/21/27, 6/1927)
R 11599-B-1-1 3/23/27 I'm Looking For A Girl Named Mary (Sam H. Stept) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11598-A-1-2 3/23/27 Calling (Raymond Klages and Ernie Golden) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Muddy Water"
Play "The Winding Trail"
22. 51990 (4/15/27, 5/1927)
R 11624-A-1-3 4/3/27 Muddy Water (Jo' Trent-Peter De Rose-Harry Richman) Frederick Kinsley on the Wurlitzer Pipe Organ Label
L 11625-B-1-3 4/3/27 The Winding Trail (George Hayden and George P. Howard) Frederick Kinsley on the Wurlitzer Pipe Organ Label

Play "Down The Lane (With You Again)"
Play "At Sundown (When Love Is Calling Me Home)"
23. 52006 (5/16/27, 6/1927)
R 11655-B-1-1 4/18/27 Down The Lane (With You Again) (Raymond Klages & Larry Spier) Rollo Maitland on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11656-C-1-3 4/18/27 At Sundown (When Love Is Calling Me Home) (Walter Donaldson) Rollo Maitland on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

Play "Face To Face"
Play "Let The Lower Lights Be Burning" and "God Be With You"
24. 52030 (6/25/27, 8/1927)
R 11451-B-1-1 1/19/27 Face To Face (Herbert Johnson) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11452-A-1-1 1/19/27 Let The Lower Lights Be Burning (P. P. Bliss); God Be With You! (W. G. Tomer) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

25. 52054 (7/14/27, 8/1927)
R 11752-A-1-6 6/20/27 Just An Ivy Covered Shack (Morey Davidson & Carl Rupp) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11751-B-1-4 6/20/27 When Day Is Done (B. G. De Sylva & Dr. Robert Katscher) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

26. 52064 (7/27/27, 9/1927)
R 11663-C-1-4 4/24/27 Hold Me And Fold Me Close To Your Heart (Billy Heagney) Played by C. Sharpe-Minor on the Wurlitzer Organ Label
L 11664-B-1-5 4/24/27 The Officer Of The Day March (R. B. Hall) Played by C. Sharpe-Minor on the Wurlitzer Organ Label

27. 52081 (8/31/27, 10/1927)
R 11450-C-1-1 1/19/27 What Shall The Harvest Be? (Miss Emily S. Oakey & P. P. Bliss) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label
L 11449-A-1-1 1/19/27 Rock Of Ages (Dr. Thos. Hastings); I Surrender All (W. S. Weeden) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Label

28. 52117 (10/19/27, 11/1927)
R 11944-A-1-6 10/10/27 Me And My Shadow (Al Jolson-Billy Rose-Dave Dryer) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ [electrically recorded] Label
L 11943-C-1-5 10/10/27 C'Est Vous (It's You) (Ab. Green-Abner Silver-Harry Richman) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ [electrically recorded] Label

29. 52291 (5/16/28, 6/1928)
R 18431-A-1-5 4/23/28 Angel's Serenade (Gaetano Braga) Rollo Maitland on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ [electrically recorded] Label
L 18432-B-1-5 4/23/28 Largo from "New World" Symphony (Anton Dvořák) Rollo Maitland on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ [electrically recorded] Label

30. 52303 (6/19/28, 7/1928)
R 18348-C-1-4 3/29/28 Was It A Dream? (Sam Coslow-Larry Spier-Addy Britt) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ [electrically recorded] Label
L 18347-C-2-3 3/29/28 Little Log Cabin Of Dreams (James F. Hanley & Eddie Dowling) Frederick Kinsley on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ [electrically recorded] Label

Play "Ave Maria"
31. 52338 (7/20/28, 9/1928)
R 18537-C-1-3 5/26/28 Because (Guy D'Hardelot) Rollo Maitland on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ [electrically recorded] Label
L 18535-B-1-3 5/26/28 Ave Maria (Franz Schubert) Rollo Maitland on the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ [electrically recorded] Label

32. 52373 (8/25/28, 10/1928)
R 18621-C-1-6 7/19/28 Laugh, Clown, Laugh (Lewis-Young-Ted Fiorito) Played by Henrietta Kamern on the Möller Organ at Loew's Rio Theatre New York City [electrically recorded] Label
L 18635-A-1-1 7/25/28 Just Like A Melody Out Of The Sky (Walter Donaldson) Played by Henrietta Kamern on the Möller Organ at Loew's Rio Theatre New York City [electrically recorded] Label

Play "Girl Of My Dreams"
Play "Come Back Chiquita"
33. 52376 (9/1/28, 10/1928)
R 18645-A-1-2 8/1/28 Girl Of My Dreams (Sunny Clapp) Played by Henrietta Kamern on the Möller Organ at Loew's Rio Theatre New York City - Vocal Chorus by Theo Alban [electrically recorded] Label
L 18646-A-1-2 8/1/28 Come Back Chiquita (L. Wolfe Gilbert-Mabel Wayne) Played by Henrietta Kamern on the Möller Organ at Loew's Rio Theatre New York City [electrically recorded] Label

34. 52429 (10/20/28, 11/1928)
R 18781-B-1-3 10/4/28 Jeannine I Dream Of Lilac Time (L. Wolfe Gilbert-Nathaniel Shilkret) Organ Solo - Henrietta Kamern on the Möller Organ at Loew's Rio Theatre New York City [electrically recorded] Label
L 18780-C-1-4 10/4/28 My Angel (Angela Mia) (Erno Rapée-Lew Pollack) Organ Solo - Henrietta Kamern on the Möller Organ at Loew's Rio Theatre New York City [electrically recorded] Label

EDISON NEEDLE TYPE ELECTRIC:

Side Matrix # Date Recorded Title, (Composer), Performer


Play "Coquette"
Play "Weary River"
35. 14008
R N-844-A-1-4 4/9/29 Coquette - Theme Song of Photoplay "Coquette" (Irving Berlin) John Gart - Played on the Morton Organ, Loew's Valencia Theatre Label
L N-819-B-1-5 3/27/29 Weary River - Theme Song of Photoplay "Weary River" (Clarke, Silvers) John Gart - Played on the Morton Organ, Loew's Valencia Theatre Label

36. 14078 [manufactured but unreleased]
R N-1163 9/26/29 Pagan Love Song - Waltz from the Photoplay "The Pagan" (Arthur Freed & Nacio Herb Brown) Warren Yates - Vocal Chorus by Jack Stillman - Organ Solo with Vocal Chorus (Played on the Wurlitzer Organ, Fabian Theatre, Patterson, N.J.)
L N-1172 10/3/29 Ev'ry Day Away From You (Charles Tobias & Jay Mills) Warren Yates - Vocal Chorus by Walter Scanlan - Organ Solo with Vocal Chorus (Played on the Wurlitzer Organ, Fabian Theatre, Patterson, N.J.)


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