[Brown wax home recording of Polly Vaughn, played on cornet by Michael J. Hoolihan, and How dry I am, played on violin].
Michael J. Hoolihan, cornet.
Announcement at beginning: "[Colleen Bawn (?)], played on the cornet by Michael J. Hoolihan, the rabbit tamer of [Lone Star (?)], formerly of County Kerry, Ireland."
Brown wax cylinder.
Place of recording likely the United States.
Cornet solo of the folk song known variously as Polly Vaughn, Molly Bawn, etc. Afterwards, man says: "Say, Tom [...], sing us that song that you used to sing the morning after we found him down in the coal bin in the storage house." Violin solo of "How Dry I Am."
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 149-01, Originally acquired: John Levin, 2011).
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