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Busy-Bee Cylinders

Busy Bee Cylinder

Uncle Josh at the dentist's / Cal Stewart and Len Spencer. Busy-Bee Record: 437. 190-.

Busy-Bee cylinders were manufactured by the O'Neill-James Co of Chicago who issued both cylinders and discs, often with content licensed from other companies like this recording originally issued as a Columbia cylinder.

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"Dialect recordings" were common cylinder recordings and were often negative portrayals of the Irish, African-Americans and other ethnic groups.

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