Mary Had a Little Lamb
Spoken by: Thomas A. Edison, inventor
Recording date: August 12, 1927, Golden Jubilee of the Phonograph ceremony
Location: Glenmont (Edison's home), West Orange, New Jersey
Recording taken from Movietone Production news film.
** Historical note: In this recording Edison demonstrates how in 1877 he made the first record on his tinfoil phonograph. The original 1877 recording was not saved and no longer exists.