In 1899 Samuel Goss invented this musical bicycle. I wonder why it didn’t catch on? Maybe he didn’t tune it? via mudwerks & MAKE | Samuel Goss’s Musical Bicycle 1899
My invention relates to bicycles, and has for its object to provide a combined bicycle and musical instrument whereby the rider when so disposed may treat himself and others in his immediate neighborhood to a musical accompaniment as he rides along.
early Radiolab guest host?
Very cute! By the by, that is a Sheltie puppy! I know, cause I have 2! :D
“Rolf, the mandolin-playing terrier, was regularly featured on Art Nudnick’s Musical Menagerie. The Sunday afternoon variety program was a hit on WYNC in 1925.”
(via Nigel Bewley)