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Think times have changed?   Perhaps not in certain ways!   This month, Married Life, a great comic song from 1895 sung by Dan W. Quinn.

Married Life
Company Shepard Phonograph Company (of New York?)
Cylinder # unknown
Category Comic song
Title Married Life
Performed by Dan W. Quinn
Circa 1895
Announcement "Comic song entitled Married Life, as sung by Mr. Dan W. Quinn."

Enjoy this great early wax cylinder recording of a (still) topical comic song.   This cylinder was sold by the now obscure Shepard Phonograph Company (possibly of New York).

Sung by the talented Dan Quinn, who enjoyed a long recording career – see the July 2000 Cylinder of the Month to hear another comic song by Quinn.

To hear Married Life  

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— This cylinder is from the collection of Jeffrey Wood —


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