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A rare recording by Stella Tobin, Tipperary, from 1908.


Company Edison's National Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 9824
Category Irish March Song
Title Tipperary
Performed by Stella Tobin
Circa May 1908
Announcement "Tipperary, sung by Stella Tobin.   Edison record."

This Irish love song, written in 1907 by Leo Curley, James Fulton and Fred Helf, anticipates by several years a slew of Tipperary-titled tunes including the popular 1912 It's a Long Way to Tipperary.

Stella Tobin recorded just 3 cylinders for Edison, all in 1908.

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9824   Tipperary Stella Tobin
    A sentimental son of Erin's fair isle sings his song of love for a "typical Tipperary miss."   Every line is full of "blarney," just the language that a lovelorn Irishman would use in singing of his charmer.   Perhaps the most attractive feature of the song is the clever way in which the well-known Tipperary air is worked into it.   This is Miss Tobin's second selection for the Edison catalogue, and in our opinion is even better than her first one, No. 9758, in the February list.   Orchestra accompaniment.   Music and words, Leo Curley, James M. Fulton and J. Fred Helf; publishers, Helf & Hager Co., New York.
— March 1908 Edison Phonograph Monthly [announcing the May records]


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