Archeophone Records

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Archeophone Records
Founded 1998 (1998)
Founder Richard Martin
Meagan Hennessey
Genre Jazz, pop, spoken word
Country of origin U.S.
Location Champaign, Illinois
Official website

Archeophone Records is a record company and label founded in 1998 to document the early days of America's recording history. It was started by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey, a husband and wife who run the company in Champaign, Illinois. Archeophone restores and remasters audio from cylinders and discs of jazz, popular music, vaudeville, and spoken word.[1]

The company has released recordings by Billy Murray, Bert Williams, Guido Deiro, Nora Bayes, Jack Norworth, Eddie Morton, and by jazz ensembles the Six Brown Brothers, the Benson Orchestra of Chicago, and Art Hickman's Orchestra.

Compilations feature Vess Ossman, Arthur Collins and Byron G. Harlan, Henry Burr, Bob Roberts, Ada Jones, Fred Van Eps, Sophie Tucker, Harry Lauder, and the American, Peerless, and Haydn Quartets.

The company is not affiliated with the Archéophone manufacturer Henri Chamoux.

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  1. ^ a b Wickman, Forrest (26 July 2011). "Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey, Archeophone Records". Slate. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  2. ^ 49th Annual Grammy Awards Winners List
  3. ^ Unterberger, Andrew (6 December 2016). "Here Is the Complete List of Nominees for the 2017 Grammys". Billboard. Retrieved 13 February 2017. 

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