Audio Players By BenLuke Dec 4, 1877 First voice recording First human voice recording and playback made by Thomas Edison. Nov 8, 1888 Gramophone It play a recerd.Also it can record voices and play them back. Jan 31, 1945 Audograph This lead to a the record player Apr 5, 1948 Tascam 34 They dont know the exact date Feb 5, 1977 Elcaset I played any sond that was on the cassete .Doesn't have an exact date. Feb 5, 1982 CD Thiner than a cassete but it was more exspenisve.Doesnt have an exact date. Feb 5, 1987 Mp3 They held more songs than a cd and a cessete.Doesn't have an exact date. Feb 7, 2000 VersaCorder It can record up to 8 hours but you have to flip the tape when it has recoreded 4 hours.Doesn't have an exact date.