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A Better Cure: A Brief History of the Okeh Laughing Record & Its Progeny, 1904​-​1946

by Canary Records

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Some Laughs 02:59
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Button Buster (free) 03:04
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download includes 1500 words of notes.
Four additional tracks were added July, 2018 that are not included in the notes. Those are tracks 1, 9,10 & 12. We hope to revise the notes to include those performances soon.

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released February 10, 2015

compilation, notes, and sound restoration by Ian Nagoski. Thank you Rich Pell, Steve Shapiro, and Steve Smolian.
Dedicated to the memory of my friends Blaster Al Ackerman and Harley Gaber and my grandfather John Prince "Bud" Leonard.

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Some rights reserved. Please refer to individual track pages for license info.

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Canary Records Baltimore, Maryland

early 20th century masterpieces (mostly) in languages other than English.

"Birds are the opposite of Time." - Olivier Messiaen

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