Sample six blues and jazz songs, along with the earliest known recording of Edison's voice.
Enjoy lyrics, audio, and video of performances by the Fisk University Jubilee Singers and Tennessee deacon Sam McClain. Includes the classic spirituals "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" and "Steal Away."
Enjoy some monkey-themed songs from the 1920s about the Scopes trial.
Jack Binns Song
Hear the turn of the century song, "Jack Binns," which was written shortly after the wireless operator saved 1500 ship passengers with his radio.
The Music of Stephen Foster
Browse a gallery of sheet music by the first great American songwriter, hear clips, and download music to play at home. Includes "Beautiful Dreamer" and "My Old Kentucky Home."
Foster the Songwriter
Parlor ballads, minstrel songs, political tunes, hymns: explore Stephen Foster's many musical styles -- and listen to samples of each.
Listen to three "Kodak" tunes from around the turn of the century. Get acquainted with "The Girl from Kodak Town" or sing along with "You Press the Button, We Do the Rest."