[Brown wax home recording of commentary at beginning of commercial recording of Captain Jinks, sung by J. W. Myers].
Performer not given.
Brown wax concert cylinder.
Man introduces commercial recording: "Ladies and gentlemen, now, this is an old English ballad that I don't believe that Captain Jinks would have sung so happily if he had been obliged to fight with the Boers of South Africa." At end: "Hello, Helen. Hello, Margaret. How did you like the song? Wasn't that pretty good?"
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Father O'Brien - Concert Cylinder Collection, Set Number: 353-09, Originally acquired: Union Phonograph Show, 2013).
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