Brown wax home recording of Polly Vaughn, played on cornet by Michael J. Hoolihan, and How dry I am, played on violin.

Performers: Michael J. Hoolihan, cornet.

Release year: between 1890 and 1928.

Notes: 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.-

Language: Sung in English.

Collection: The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings Set Number: 149-01, Originally acquired: John Levin, 2011.

Personal Name: Hoolihan, Michael J.,

Genre: Personal recordings.

Original Item Information: Cylinder 12933—Special Coll., Performing Arts


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