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Title Record: "Old Black Joe." Composed by Stephen Foster. Duet with handsaw & harp by Moore & Davis. Columbia, 1922.
Object Name Record, Phonograph
Catalog Number 2008.039.0010
Collection Stephen Foster-ana
Credit Gift of John Heliker.
Description Record: "Old Black Joe." Composed by Stephen Foster. Recorded duet with handsaw and harp by Moore and Davis. Columbia Gramophone Co., New York, A3750 (80287). 10" 78 rpm record. Recorded March 1922 per donor who also stated that it was "one of the very first country [music] recordings."

Other side is two original compositions credited to Moore and performed by the duet on the same instruments: The Last Rose of Summer; Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms.

Columbia Records, Columbia Grafonola.
Date 1922
Year Range from 1922
Year Range to 1922
People Foster, Stephen
Search Terms Stephen Foster
Caption A side: Old Black Joe
Imagefile 066\20080390010.JPG
Classification Music