Discover Staff Favorites from 2022

By , January 13, 2023 3:57 pm

Did you know that FAU Libraries has a sound archive which you can access and listen to recordings for research from the comforts of your own home?  

Last year, the Recorded Sound Archives digitized 710 albums along with 7,421 songs for those to access reaching over 126 countries, and receiving 141,270 hits from all over the world.

As a New Year’s gift and a welcome to the FAU community we wanted to share a few staff favorites from 2022.

Discover Staff Favorites from 2022

  1. Sweet and Low by Amparita Farrar
  2. Songs of the Auvergne by Madeline Grey
  3. Chopin: The Twenty-Four Preludes by Alfred Cortot
  4. Goofus by Phil Harris
  5. Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now by Patience and Prudence; Mark McIntyre Orchestra
  6. Cuidadito Compay Gallo by Henry King and his Orchestra
  7. You Sing That Song to Somebody Else by Henry Archer and his Orchestra
  8. A Good Man is Hard to Find by Bessie Smith
  9. Oh What A Beautiful Mornin’ by Frank Sinatra
  10. If you were my Girl by Perry Como

And let us know in the comments, some of your favorite vintage artists, albums and songs.

Please note, due to copyright some items may only be available as a 45 second snippet.

If you are a Researcher or Educator in need of full access to these recordings, click here.

FAU Students, Faculty and Staff can listen to recordings unrestricted by logging into the Research Station using their FAU NET ID.

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