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This month: From 1905, a late concert cylinder recording of the comic song, Everybody Works But Father, sung by Bob Roberts.
|Company||Edison's National Phonograph Company|
|Cylinder #||9100 (5" diameter)|
|Title||Everybody Works But Father|
|Performed by||Bob Roberts|
|Announcement||"Everybody Works But Father, sung by Bob Roberts. Edison record."|
Bob Roberts was a popular singer of comic and "race" songs, recording dozens of selections for Edison from 1904 through 1908.
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