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There were two distinct labels using this name, but both were 5" in size. NOTE: It has been brought to my attaention that there were 6" Fairy records made by Vocalion. The one seen had a 300-series catalogue number which matched the same recordings on Little Marvel.

One was an Edison Bell product, like "Bell" (see first label, near right) and the other a Vocalion product, like "Little Marvel" (see far right).  This style turns up a lot in Australia nd New Zealand and it may be that this was manufactured mainly for export. Most of the Vocalion "Fairy" records have the same numbers as the equivalent "Little Marvel" issues, and detaiuls will be found there. Here I will list those (and I only have opne so far) with the F- series catalogue numbers.

They are both scarce labels and, as you'd expect, all of the material on these records are Nursery Rhymes, or music that was considered to be suitable for small children.


Edison Bell product


Vocalion product

The initial information is from the files of the late Arthur Badrock.

Please e-mail me if you can help me fill in the gaps in any of these series.

Page last updated on: March 25, 2018

First: The Edison Bell product; No artist name is shown on the labels.

Cat No Matrix Title Artists
350 139
140
Ten Little Nigger Boys
Old Mother Hubbard
Recitation
351 209
195
The House That Jack Built, parts 1 & 2 Charles Penrose
352 196
197
The House That Jack Built, parts 3 & 4 Charles Penrose
353 206
207
The Laughing Ploughboy
The Laughing Nigger
Charles Penrose
354 200
201
Tom, Tom The Piper's Son, parts 1 & 2 Charles Penrose
355 202
203
Rhymes And Jingles, parts 1 & 2 Charles Penrose
356 237
238
There's Life In The Old Dog Yet
The Laughing Jazz Drummer
Charles Penrose (with piano accmp)
357 235
236
Laughing P.C. Brown
Silly Old Billy
Charles Penrose
358 239
240
The Three Little Kittnes
There Was A Crooken Man
Nursery Rhyme
359 241
242
Sing A Song Of Sixpence
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Nursery Rhyme (= Uncle Stan & Clown Argo)
360 243
244
Simple Simon
"A" Was An Archer
Nursery Rhyme (= Uncle Stan & Clown Argo)
361 245
246
Three Nursery Rhymes
Little Bo Peep
Nursery Rhyme (= Uncle Stan & Clown Argo)
362      
363 249
250
Cock-A-Doodle Doo
There Was a Crooked Man, Dickory Dickory Dock, etc
Nursery Rhyme
364      
365      
366      
367 257
258
The Spider And The Fly, parts 1 & 2 Recitation ?
368      
369      
370      


Now the Vocalion one. Later (6") Fairy records from Vocalion are just reissues of Little Marvel records with the same catalogue numbers (q.v.) Any of this style which don't have the F-series catalogue number will be found listed on the "Little Marvel" page.

Cat No Matrix Title Artists Notes
         

F-20

       
         
F-28 C-5123
C-5178
The Farmer In The Dell
Rose, Thistle & Shamrock Patrol
song (with piano accmp)
Band