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With the completion of the Phonograph at Edison's Menlo Park Laboratory on December 6, 1877 the social, cultural and literal revolution of recorded sound began.

Visit Phonographia galleries PhonoArt, PhonoAds, Factolas, Friends of the Phonograph and PhonoMultimedia to see and hear phonograph popular culture connections from 1877 to present day.





Sound recording of the human voice was actually invented twice with earlier "scientific breakthroughs in acoustics of the 19th century" also having "made it only a matter of time." (2)

But it was Thomas Alva Edison who first successfully captured the human voice and played it back on his "Talking Phonograph." (3)

This site is a scrapbook of phonograph connections with popular culture examples illustrating the evolution and revolution of recorded sound that's still turning!



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