The multi-talented Vernon Dalhart. Inimitable and without comparison.
Texas cowhand, star of opera, country music,
Fox Trot vocals.......he has done it all. This is my favourite Dalhart
picture, I hope you agree!
Violin virtuoso Albert Spaulding. He is staring off in another direction.....much
like I do when appreciating the perfect tonal qualities
of a well designed Diamond Disc phonograph!
Helen Clark, a native of my home town (Rochester, NY), looking quite
sharp next to a handsome Edison Disc phonograph
Glen Ellison, kilt and all, performing at an Edison Tone test in Montreal
"Edison's favourite," Walter Scanlan (Walter Van Brunt) conducting a
Edison Diamond Discs sounded pretty good, and to prove it...................
My copy of April Showers:
Of special note is that this disc, #50875 displays the FIRST Diamond
paper label style, making it a very uncommon oddity. This label was
from June 1921 until the end of 1922 as a transitional label from the early