[Brown wax home recording of singing and speech by Olive Mary Greenhow].
W. H. Greenhow; Olive Greenhow.
Brown wax cylinder.
W. H. Greenhow introduces his daughter: "Olive Mary Greenhow was born May twenty-eighth eighteen hundred and eighty-eight. She will now sing a song of her papa's composition." She sings a song to the tune of Yankee Doodle. "Olive will now speak a piece composed by her papa which she recited in the public school. / [...] she couldn't remember it so she will now recite something else." She recites and sings "Massa's in de Cold, Cold Ground."
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (William Henry Greenhow Collection, Set Number: 134-07, Originally acquired: Wayne show, October 2008).
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