An amusing glimpse into 1899 minstrelsy, featuring Len Spencer, Steve Porter and Dan W. Quinn.
This popular minstrel selection was listed in Columbia's catalogs beginning in
The Columbia Phonograph Company's 5-inch diameter "Grand" cylinders were originally priced in 1898 at $5
as were Edison's National Phonograph Company's 5-inch "Concert"
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Interested in hearing other wax cylinder minstrel recordings, or learning more about minstrelsy?
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|05/2008||Georgia Minstrels||Minstrels||S. H. Dudley & Len Spencer||1904|
|11/2000||The Imperial Minstrels - Dese Bones Shall Rise Again||Minstrels||Len Spencer & Steve Porter||1901|
|12/2013||The Imperial Minstrels - Mamie Reilly||Minstrels||Len Spencer & Steve Porter||1898|
|03/2012||The Imperial Minstrels - Old Folks at Home||Minstrels||Roger Harding & Steve Porter||1899|
|01/2015||Jubilee Minstrels||Minstrels||Edison Minstrels||1908|
|03/2007||Three Minutes With the Minstrels||Minstrels||S. H. Dudley & Arthur Collins||1899|
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