The Letter Edged in Black by Hattie Nevada (1897)
CD 1, track 13
Looking to hear a young female singer-songwriter-recording artist? Well, here’s one for you (the first ever): Miss Hattie Nevada (1861-1953) with her new song, “The Letter Edged in Black,” from 1897, which is sure to be a smash hit! The song was published by and recorded for the Kansas City Talking Machine Company, and the record is as rare as hen’s teeth.