1878 first-ever captured Edison audio recording unveiled


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It’s scratchy, lasts only 78 seconds and features the world’s first recorded blooper.The modern masses can now listen to what experts say is the oldest playable recording of an American voice and the first-ever capturing of a musical performance, thanks to digital advances that allowed the sound to be transferred from flimsy tinfoil to computer.
The recording was originally made on a Thomas Edison-invented phonograph in St. Louis in 1878.

[1878 first-ever captured Edison audio recording unveiled](http://It’s scratchy, lasts only 78 seconds and features the world’s first recorded blooper. The modern masses can now listen to what experts say is the oldest playable recording of an American voice and the first-ever capturing of a musical performance, thanks to digital advances that allowed the sound to be transferred from flimsy tinfoil to computer. The recording was originally made on a Thomas Edison-invented phonograph in St. Louis in 1878. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/10/25/1878-first-ever-captured-edison-audio-recording-unveiled/#ixzz2AK0oMhOb)

This is just too awesome! A great leap in technology and a little bit of history recovered for time slow killing hands. I would love to hear this recording.