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Harry Tally

Harry Tally (1866–1939), a sweet-voiced tenor who recorded prolifically, was a member of a well-known vaudeville singing act, the Empire City Four. Tally recorded as a soloist for Columbia, Zonophone, Victor, Leeds, U.S. Everlasting, and probably other companies as well. He introduced on record the all-time standard "Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie." He also recorded with his long-time Empire City colleague Harry Mayo for Edison. These duets with Mayo are finely tuned performances combining expert harmonization with hilariously unrelated nonchalant banter.

The following recordings featuring Harry Tally are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Mandy, won't you let me be your beau? Male vocal solo, with piano Harry Tally 1904-07-01
Vocalist - Tenor vocal My little Creole babe Male vocal solo, with piano Harry Tally 1904-07-18
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Wait till the sun shines, Nellie Male vocal solo, with orchestra Harry Tally 1905-12-08
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Why don't you try? Male vocal solo, with orchestra Harry Tally 1905-12-08
Vocalist - Tenor vocal On an automobile honeymoon Male vocal solo, with orchestra Harry Tally 1905-12-07
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Can't you see I'm lonely? Male vocal solo, with orchestra Harry Tally 1905-12-08
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Broncho buster Male vocal solo, with orchestra Harry Tally 1907-05-07
Vocalist - Tenor vocal A friend of mine told a friend of mine Male vocal solo, with orchestra Harry Tally 1907-05-07
Vocalist - Tenor vocal Somewhere Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra Haydn Quartet; Harry Tally 1906-06-13
Vocalist - Tenor vocal The girl who was meant for you Male vocal solo, with orchestra Harry Tally 1906-06-14