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  • Recording Title

    I never had a mammy

  • Other Title(s)

    • Topsy and Eva (Work title)
    • Comediennes with ukelele and piano (Title descriptor)
  • Vocal group

    Duncan Sisters

  • Piano

    Edna Fischer

  • Ukulele

    Vivian Duncan

  • Songwriter

    Rosetta Duncan , Vivian Duncan

  • Vocalist

    Vivian Duncan , Rosetta Duncan

  • Genre(s)

    Ethnic characterizations, Musical theater

  • Category

    Vocal

  • Description

    Female vocal duet, with piano and ukulele

  • Language

    English

  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 19206

  • Matrix Number/Take Number

    B-28970/3

  • Recording Date

    1923-11-19

  • Place of Recording

    New York, New York

  • Size

    10"

  • Duration

    03:14

  • Rights & Access

    This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is required in order to obtain a copy of the recording. Contact jukebox@loc.gov for more information.

    Credits

    Source of original recording: Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara. Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment.

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