Loch Lomond

You’re listening to Marie Morrissey on an Edison cylinder record from 1917.


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The Unknown Soldier

You are listening to The Unknown Soldiers Grave, recorded in 1926 by Vernon Dalhart, and...


Big Maceo

You’re listening to Big Maceo, a pioneer of Chicago Blues, and you’re on the Sound Beat.


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The Early Death of Charlie King

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SB Student Worker Aimee’s Weekly Log

Hello all! These posts will serve to give you a little glimpse into the work I’m doing for Sound Beat. Thanks again to the John Ben Snow Foundation for making it all possible! This will be my last one for a bit, as I’ll be off for the end of semester break, but back with […]

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SB Student Worker Aimee’s Weekly Log

Hello all! These posts will serve to give you a little glimpse into the work I’m doing for Sound Beat. Thanks again to the John Ben Snow Foundation for making it all possible! December 1st – December 7th This week I concentrated solely on putting together the episode write-ups for my first theme week,  which […]

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SB Student Worker Aimee’s Weekly Log

Hello all! These posts will serve to give you a little glimpse into the work I’m doing for Sound Beat. Thanks again to the John Ben Snow Foundation for making it all possible! October 30th – November 5th Created video explanation on how to search for recordings in Belfer. – 3 hours Found some great […]

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