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Title:

[Brown wax home recording of whistling and man calling dog].

Performer(s):

Performers not given.



Audio:

Stream cylinder 13057:
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Note:

Brown wax cylinder.

Note:

Place of recording likely the United States.

Note:

Man speaks briefly at beginning. Then whistling; selections include "Turkey in the Straw," "When Johnny Comes Marching Home," "Marching Through Georgia," and "Mosquito Parade." At end: "Rover! D'you want to go to the store? C'mon Rover now, that's a nice boy. Come, Rover! Rover! C'mon, Rover! Where are ya? Wait (?) here."

Collection Information:

The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 235-01).

Subject:

Personal recordings.

Original Item Location:

Special Coll., Performing Arts - Cylinder 13057

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