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A fun ragtime number from 1907, Dixie Blossoms, played by Thomas Mills.


Dixie Blossoms
 
Company Columbia Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 33134
Category Xylophone solo
Title Dixie Blossoms (March and two-step)
Performed by Thomas Mills
Circa June 1907
Announcement None
 

Enjoy this snappy, up-tempo ragtime number played by xylophonist Thomas Mills and the Columbia Orchestra.

This piece was an early hit by the well-known composer of popular ragtime and other music, Percy Wenrich (1880-1952).   His later hits included "Rainbow" (1908), "The Red Rose Rag" (1911), and "When You Wore A Tulip and I Wore A Big Red Rose" (1914).

To hear Dixie Blossoms  

For help playing these sounds, click here.

To learn more, see a mini-biography of Percy Wenrich, courtesy of Wikipedia.

                                       


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