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  • Recording Title

    Oh Susanna

  • Other Title(s)

    • Medley fox trot (Title descriptor)
    • When the corn is waving, Annie dear (Additional title)
    • Oh, dem golden slippers (Additional title)
  • Musical group

    Great White Way Orchestra

  • Composer

    Charles Blamphin , James A. Bland , Stephen Collins Foster

  • Conductor

    Edward T. King

  • Leader

    Hugo Frey

  • Bass vocal

    John H. Meyer

  • Tenor vocal

    Billy Murray , Albert Campbell

  • Genre(s)

    Popular music

  • Category

    Instrumental with vocal refrain

  • Description

    Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus

  • Language


  • Instrumentation

    Banjo, 2 violins, piano, saxophone, 2 cornets, trombone, and tuba

  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 19125

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    New York, New York

  • Size


  • Duration


  • 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 [email protected] for more information.


    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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