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Band Organ Tunes (MP3 format)
  • Drifting Along
    A waltz by M.K. Jerome (1MB download)
  • Pick Me Up And Lay Me Down In Dear Old Dixieland
    by Kalmar & Ruby, arr. by Tom Meijer. (650 KB)
  • Hello, Dolly!
    By Jerry Herman. (1.7 MB)
  • Carioca
    By Vincent Youmans. (700 KB)
  • Repasz Band
    The signature march, by Charles C. Sweeley, of the Repasz Band, still playing in Williamsport, Pa. (2 MB)
  • 6504
    This is an unknown march from roll 6504. If anyone recognizes it, we'd love to know! (1.2 MB)
  • 6505A-5
    This is an unknown waltz from roll 6505. (936 KB)
  • 6505A-2
    A raggy tune from roll 6505, also unidentified so far. (252 KB)
  • Isle d'Amour
    Leo Edwards' "Isle d'Amour," a waltz from the 1913 edition of "Ziegfeld Follies. (850 KB)

Thanks to Matthew Caulfield for the addition of the above tunes. A long-time NCA member, Matthew has extensively researched Wurlitzer band organ rolls and maintains a web site dedicated to the style 165 rolls at: http://www.wurlitzer-rolls.com/. Read an appreciation of the site by Teresa Magdanz, a graduate student in music at the University of Toronto, at http://www.discourses.ca/v3n2a4.html.



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