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Silas Leachman

Silas Leachman (1859–1936), a Chicago-based politician with a sonorous and rangy baritone, specialized in what were called "coon songs"—ragtime songs enlisting African American dialects and stereotypes. He made his first recordings for the Chicago Talking Machine Company during the early 1890s before recording for Columbia later in the decade. He made his first Victor discs in 1901.

The following recordings featuring Silas Leachman are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Vocalist Don't forget to write me every day Male vocal solo Silas Leachman 1901-12-03
Vocalist Turkey in de straw Male vocal solo Silas Leachman 1901-12-07
Vocalist A Negro hymn and sermon Male vocal solo, with piano Silas Leachman 1902-07-02
Vocalist Lam, lam, lam Male vocal solo Silas Leachman 1901-05-15
Vocalist My girl from Dixie Male vocal solo Silas Leachman 1901-12-06
Vocalist My little Zulu babe Male vocal solo Silas Leachman 1901-12-04
Vocalist A Negro hymn and sermon Male vocal solo, with piano Silas Leachman 1902-07-02
Vocalist Don't you hear dem bells Male vocal solo Silas Leachman 1901-12-06
Vocalist Johnnie took the one I wanted Male vocal solo, with piano Silas Leachman 1902-07-02
Vocalist I wish they'd do it now Male vocal solo Silas Leachman 1902-07-03