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Forgive The Recording Quality, We Just Invented Recording

Contestants Eric Bosworth and Annabel Jones appear on <em>Ask Me Another</em> at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York.
Contestants Eric Bosworth and Annabel Jones appear on <em>Ask Me Another</em> at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York.

Do not adjust your radio as contestants answer questions about some of the earliest audio recordings ever made.

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Corrected: September 16, 2019 at 11:00 PM CDT
In the original broadcast of this game, we played an early recording created by Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville of a musical work that we identified as "Clair de lune," a composition by Claude Debussy. It is actually a similarly titled piece, "Au Claire de la Lune (mon Ami Pierrot)."