[Brown wax home recording of whistling over commercial recording of King cotton march, played by Sousa's Grand Concert Band, followed by man addressing graphophone].
Frank Lawrence Embree.
Modified commercial brown wax cylinder.
Whistling recorded over commercial band recording. Speech at end: "Uh, hello, Mister Graphophone. Why, uh, Miss Beulah Norris is here, and uh, she don't believe much in the graphophone and don't believe much in it, uh, in its practical use. I want you to show her and the baby and Mrs. Embree and myself what you can do. December thirtieth--"
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Frank Lawrence Embree Collection, Set Number: 294-30, Originally acquired: The Musical Wonder House Collection, 2011).
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