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Title
[Brown wax home recording of singing, whistling, yodeling, and a mock dinner prayer]
Date Created and/or Issued
1912
Contributing Institution
UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Collection
Cylinder Audio Archive
Rights Information
copyright unknown
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Description
Brown wax cylinder.
Place of recording likely the United States.
Performer not given.
Man sings: "I came from Cincinnati up in Iceland by the south, and as you can see quite plainly, my voice is in my mouth, I tell you yes, there is red, yes, there is red, in this college life there is red, sweet red"; then a brief yodel song; mock dinner prayer; man sings and whistles "The Whistling Coon"; then whistles another tune and sings yodel song "Sleep Baby Sleep" and "If It Wasn't For the Irish and the Jews."
Also available online via the Internet.
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 328-13, Originally acquired: Jim Ross, c. 2010).
Type
sound
Format
Audio
Audio cylinder
Electronic resource
Extent
1 cylinder (ca. 2 min.) : 148.3 rpm ; 2 1/4 x 4 in.
Identifier
(OCoLC)881047853
Language
English
Subject
Personal recordings

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