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From 1899, a sweet song of love and devotion, Just One Girl, sung by J. W. Myers.

Just One Girl

Company Columbia Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 5637
Category Baritone
Title Just One Girl
Performed by J. W. Myers
Circa 1899
Announcement "Just One Girl, sung by J. W. Myers for the Columbia Phonograph Company of New York and Paris."
John W. Myers (photo, 'U.S. Phonograph Co. catalog, March 1, 1894')

Enjoy this classic song of love sung by the great baritone J. W. Myers.   Typical of the period, this recording carries the brash sound of a copy produced by pantograph from a loud 5" diameter master.   See the May 2002 Cylinder of Month for another selection sung by Myers.

To hear Just One Girl   —

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Sheet music to Just One Girl by Karl Kennett (words) and Lyn Udall (music) in 1898:

Presented courtesy of the Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music.

— This cylinder is from the collection of Tyrone Settlemier —


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