Listen to all of the Historical Recordings that have been filed with the Library of Congress for more than 100 years. The National Jukebox makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.
How’d They Do That?
It took a lot of work to go from a 78 rpm disc to a digital recording that can be played online. Find out what was involved in creating the National Jukebox
Links to more historical digital recordings and information
At the Library of Congress:
Other related sites:
- Encylopedic Discography of Victor Records (EDVR) (external link)
- Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project (external link)
- The Virtual Gramophone
- National Jukebox LOC.gov (loc.gov)
- Musica Globalista: Library of Congress National Jukebox (wired.com)
- Library of Congress and Sony Music team for ‘National Jukebox’ free streaming of vintage recordings (musicbusinessheretic.wordpress.com)