Victor A-803 (Black label (popular) 7-in. single-faced)

The following matrix(es) were released with this catalog number:

CompanyMatrix No.Take NumberDateTitle/Artist 
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]803 1 5/15/1901 Hear dem bells / Silas F. Leachman
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]803 unknown 5/15/1901 Hear dem bells / Silas F. Leachman Audio Available

Hear dem bells / Silas F. Leachman

Audio of this recording from the UCSB Library

Primary Performers:

Silas F. Leachman (vocalist)

Other Information:

Note: Self-announced. Returned: 30 Jan.'02: 1674 cps.


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007  s ǂb d ǂd d ǂe m ǂf s ǂg d ǂh n ǂi n ǂj m ǂk s ǂl l ǂm n ǂn a
02800A-803 ǂb Victor
02810[Pre-matrix A-]803 ǂb Victor
24500Hear dem bells / ǂc D. S. McCosh.
264 1[Camden, N.J.] : ǂb Victor, ǂc [1901]
300  1 audio disc : ǂb analog, 78 rpm ; ǂc 7 in.
336  performed music ǂb prm ǂ2 rdacontent
337  audio ǂb s ǂ2 rdamedia
338  audio disc ǂb sd ǂ2 rdacarrier
340  shellac ǂ2 rdamat
344  analog ǂ2 rdatr
344  ǂc 78 rpm
344  ǂd coarse groove ǂ2 rdagw
344  ǂg mono ǂ2 rdacpc
500  Victor: A-803 ([Pre-matrix A-]803 (matrix)).
5208 Male vocal solo, with chimes.
546  Sung in English.
500  Data derived from the Discography of American Historical Recordings.
5103 Discography of American Historical Recordings ǂu
500  Title from disc label.
5110 Silas F. Leachman.
7001 Leachman, Silas F., ǂd 1859-1936, ǂe singer.
7001 McCosh, D. S., ǂe composer.
7001 McCosh, D. S., ǂe lyricist.