Thomas Edison

(Earliest known recording of a black vocal group from 1893, AP Photo)

1893 recording of black vocal group auctioned off

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A 120-year-old wax-covered cylinder containing the earliest known recording of a black vocal group in the U.S. has been sold at an auction in Maine. The recording discovered in a private […]

11/23/2013

Is technology a job killer? A few history lessons

NEW YORK (AP) — To workers being pushed out of jobs by today’s technology, history has a message: You’re not the first.

01/22/2013

Soundtrack to history: 1878 Edison audio unveiled

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) – Researchers have recovered and digitized what experts say is the oldest playable recording of an American voice and history’s first-ever recorded musical performance. Also included: the first recorded blooper. The recording […]

10/25/2012

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