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The following program is distributed by the national educational radio network. The old record box was. Iraq. This program consists primarily of selections played from cylinder records of Edison phonographs frequently called talking machine has. These records were issued in a period extending from the late 1890s to 1920 now. Your host is red herring to him. If this program today about Indians serves no other purpose it will dispel the impression anyone may have that the Indian Love call and Rose Marie were the only romantic Indian songs to become popular. Lol all of those played today may not be first class. They won
popular acclaim before they had a Macdonell hits of one thousand twenty four singing with David Jones is Walter Ben brunt. The name that Walter Scanlon used for many of his recordings. Our first number is blue feather played from a two minute indestructible Record distributed by the Columbia Phonograph Company. Moon would be. Will. And. Where I.
Was was. Not changed not of the subject but of song and singer
song for this romantic outburst. Frederick H Potter and the object of his love is an Indian maiden by the name of Topeka. Touch of the lens. Or at
any man or. Woman. Some people probably thought Pico was the name of a prominent Midwestern city. Others may think typical new is a battle in the Indian wars in the later part of a
slogan in a presidential campaign. All of which may be true but for the president we'll consider to pick a new higher hero. A. Lauren Lauren Lauren.
Thanks. All right. I suppose we shouldn't consider drunken Indian a hero. And besides we'd better get back to
our romantic theme the next two records are sung by one of the most popular Edison recording teams. Billy Murray and Ada Jones having 23 numbers listed in the blue Amber own series their duets date back to 1970. A low what year this number. Snow deer came out I don't know. We know. You don't see my family and me my dear you are there. We may be right.
Praying. OK. Thanks Thanks Thanks Thanks Thanks. OK. How many Indian Love Songs may have been inspired by our regular theme
music. Silver Bell is hard to say as some surely have fallen by the wayside. Besides the romantic type such as Red Wing and Rainbow played on previous programmes there are quite a few humorous numbers such as rain in the face wise old Indian Big Chief smoke who when he quit smoking his pipe of peace and smoked his piece of pipe and little arrow and Big Chief greasepaint. Our last number is a silver star composed by Charles L. Johnson another duet by ADA Jones and Billy Murray him. Oh. There's your host again Fred Harrington. Just to say the old record box is a
production of w o f b e. This is the national educational radio network.
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The old record box II
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University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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For series info, see Item 3389. This prog.: Indians: Blue Feather, Topeka, Tippecanoe, Snow Deer, Silver Star
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Producing Organization: WFBE
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University of Maryland
Identifier: 68-20-3 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:14:53
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