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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Allen G Debus; Walter B Rogers; Billy Golden; Joe Hughes; Burt Shepard; Eugene Stratton; Tom Lewis; James McCool; Manuel Romain; Harry A Ellis; Franklyn Wallace; Neil O'Brien; James J Corbett; Al Bernard; Eddie Leonard; Al Jolson; Richard Jose; Lew Dockstader; Matt Keefe; William Redmond, (Singer); Will Oakland; Ada Jones; Billy Murray; Max Hoffmann; Steve Porter; Leslie Stuart; Arthur J Lamb; James Thornton, (Composer).; Alfred Bryan; Robert H Brennen; George W Meyer; Joe Goodwin; Richard Henry Buck; H P Danks; Jean Havez; E Ray Goetz; Irving Berlin; Charles M Ernest; George Evans; George W Johnson; Paul Dresser; George M Cohan; Archeophone (Firm); Victor Orchestra.; Victor Minstrel Company (Musical group); American Quartet.; Six Hits and a Miss (Musical group)|
|Notes:||Title from disc.
"Contains racially derogatory language"--Container.
Program and biographical notes, by Allen G. Debus with Richard Martin, and with discographical information and bibliography (22 p. : some col. ill., some col. ports.) inserted in container.
|Credits:||Produced by Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey.|
|Event notes:||Recorded between 1902 and 1954.|
|Description:||1 audio disc (78 min., 19 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Part one, A miniature minstrel show in four acts: The minstrel parade (Victor Orchestra ; Walter B. Rogers, conductor) (2:25) ; Mobile minstrels (Down when the band is playing ; Honey, you'se ma lady love) (Victor Minstrel Company) (3:11) ; Turkey specialty (Turkey in the straw) (Golden and Hughes) (2:56) ; Down on the Mississippi (levee & steamboat scenes) (American Quartet) (3:54) --
Part two, Early and obscure minstrel performers: Any rags (Burt Shepard) (1:46) ; Lily of Laguna (Eugene Stratton) (3:41) ; Old time minstrel scene (Tom Lewis) (3:07) ; The song birds are singing of you (James McCool) (2:40) --
Part three, Lew Dockstader's minstrel show: My sweetheart's the man in the moon (Manuel Romain) (3:31) ; Hippodrome minstrel medley (Manuel Romain) (2:09) ; Don't be an old maid, Molly (Harry Ellis) (2:17) ; Ring down the curtain, I can't sing to-night (Francklyn Wallace) (2:47) ; Boxing scene (Neil O'Brien ; James J. Corbett) (2:09) ; Roll them roly boly eyes (Al Bernard) (3:04) ; Ida, sweet as apple cider (Eddie Leonard) (3:06) ; Brass band Ephraham Jones (Al Jolson) (3:18) ; Dear old girl (Richard Jose) (4:22) ; Silver threads among the gold (Richard Jose) (2:47) ; Everybody works but Father (Lew Dockstader) (2:28) ; Uncle quit work, too (Lew Dockstader) (2:07) ; Fiddle, dee, dee (Lew Dockstader & quartette) (2:34) --
Part four, Cohan and Harris' minstrels: Roll on silvery moon (Matt Keefe) (2:59) ; In the good old summer time (William Redmond) (2:14) ; When you and I were young, Maggie (Will Oakland) (2:43) ; Reminiscing about minstrel days (Will Oakland) (1:13) ; Evalyne (Will Oakland and Billy Murray) (2:46) ; The belle of the barber's ball (Ada Jones and Billy Murray) (2:34) ; Oh, you coon (Ada Jones and Billy Murray) (2:23).
|Other Titles:||Minstrel parade.
Down when the band is playing.
Honey, you'se ma lady love.
Turkey in the straw.
Down on the Mississippi.
Lily of Laguna.
Old time minstrel scene.
Song birds are singing of you.
My sweetheart's the man in the moon.
Hippodrome minstrel medley.
Don't be an old maid, Molly.
Ring down the curtain, I can't sing to-night.
Roll them roly boly eyes.
Ida, sweet as apple cider.
Brass band Ephraham Jones.
Dear old girl.
Silver threads among the gold.
Everybody works but Father.
Uncle quit work, too.
Fiddle, dee, dee.
Roll on silvery moon.
In the good old summer time.
When you and I were young, Maggie.
Reminiscing about minstrel days.
Belle of the barber's ball.
Oh, you coon.
Historic recordings by the stars of the minstrel stage