[Brown wax home recording of impersonation of brakeman approaching Waterville, Maine and "indecent" toasts and rhymes].
Performers not given.
Announcement at beginning: "Ladies and Gentlemen, this record is an impersonation of E. [Macneeley] giving an impersonation of the brakeman as the train approaches Waterville."
Brown wax cylinder.
Place of recording likely the United States.
Impersonation of train brakeman approaching Waterville, Maine; "indecent" toasts and rhymes: Here's to the lady who dresses in black; Here's to the gash that never heals; Here's to the slit that never heals; Here's to Boston, the town of hustle and push; They went down the river awhizzin; Molly and Tommy took a stroll on the beach (the sun was hot to Molly); Here's to the fire that woman's eyes kindle; A dialog between Mama and Willie; This is the girl that combs her hair. Two transfers with slightly different levels.
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 311-02, Originally acquired: The Musical Wonder House Collection, 2011).
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