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This a sound bite from his 1911 rendition. It was recorded several times during Mr. Collins career. Mr. Collins was also part of a most popular comic recording duet - Collins & Harlan- The lyrics are very funny. Listen how he sings about his antics with a "Big Ole Grissley Bear one early Sunday morn"
Mr. Steve Porter just came back from overseas and will tell you of his experiences with:
Mr. Porter's rendition is from a 1913 Edison Cylinder Recording. This funny vaudeville sketch has some very interesting sound effects!
Next we will have those two outrageous vaudeville comics , Billy Golden & Joe Hughes telling one of their Tall Tales-
This is a sound bite from their 1911 cylinder record. Golden & Hughes had a very wild style of humor that is as funny today as the day it performed in front of the acoustic recording horn.
Billy Murray was one of the most popular comedians of his day. This sound bite comes from a 1909 disc record.
Mr. Arthur Collins & his partner Mr. Byron Harlan are now returning to the stage to tell you what they found -
This rendition is taken from a rare 1909 disc record
To The Refreshment Stand
As the lights of our newly installed Electric Lighting System start to dim ...
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This song is real RIOT! Mr. Murrays rendition is taken from a 1916 Edison Cylinder Record.
This ragtime song is from a rare disc recording that Mr. Collins & Mr. Harlan made at the Zonophone Studio in 1905.
This comic ragtime song comes from a 1913 Edison Cylinder Recording. Ada Jones was a extremely popular vaudeville comedienne. Her very special dialect delivery in her songs and vaudeville routines make her records very funny.
Jones & Spencer Will Now Perform For You In :
This rendition is from their 1910 Edison Cylinder Recording. A very funny sketch about a jockey racing for the hand of the girl he loves. This one has galloping and horse sound effects.
This great rendition comes from a 1913 disc record.
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