[Brown wax home recording of speech by F. L. Embree and Mrs. Bond, and man singing and reciting The owl and the pussycat].
Frank Lawrence Embree; Mrs. Bond.
Brown wax cylinder.
List accompanying cylinder case: "(70) Mrs. Bond & the Owl and the Pussy Cat went to sea."
Speech beginning: "How d'ye do, Mister Graphophone. Very nice of you to have talked to Mrs. Bond and Mrs. Harris as well as you have this morning, and I'm very much obliged to you," etc. Speech by Mrs. Bond. Man sings, whistles, and recites "The Owl and the Pussycat," followed by: "Running stream, babbling brook, girl in a hammock reading a book, along comes a man with a big moustache and the girl in the hammock makes the ma--(?)"
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Frank Lawrence Embree Collection, Set Number: 294-32, Originally acquired: The Musical Wonder House Collection, 2011).
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