[Brown wax home recording of Down where the cotton blossoms grow by George Osborne].
George T. Osborne.
Down where the cotton blossoms grow
Announcement at beginning: "Down Where the Cotton Blossoms Grow, recorded in Littletown, Connecticut, by Mister George Osborne of Belfast, Maine, [Amateur?] Record."
Brown wax cylinder.
Place of recording likely the United States.
Male vocal solo. The performer was born in January 1838 and listed in the 1900 federal census for Belfast, Maine, as a "master mariner." Also listed in 1890 veterans schedule as a Civil War veteran (sergeant, 2nd Maine cavalry).
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 143-01, Originally acquired: Don Hill Collection, c.2000).
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