1922: Timothy Nicholson at age 94 made a personal recording in Richmond, Indiana. He recorded “Statement Concerning Friend’s (Quaker’s) Richmond Declaration of Faith and the Organization of the Five Years Meeting” and “Why and How Corporal Punishment Ceased in Indiana State Prisons.” Here is side A, “Statement…”
1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “I’m Goin’ South” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5334 and Starr-Gennett 9485. Known performers on this side included Phil Napoleon and Earl Oliver (c), Miff Mole (tb), Frank Signorelli (p), and Jack Roth (d).
1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “Behind Those Gray Walls” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3222, Challenge 230 & 502, Silvertone 3856, and Herwin 75516 and featured Dalhart (vox), unknown (f), and Carson Robison (g).