Columbia matrix 641. Coon, coon, coon / Imperial Minstrels

TitleSource
Coon, coon, coon (Primary title)Brooks/Rust
Authors and ComposersNotes
Leo Friedman (composer)
Gene Jefferson (lyricist)
Composer information source: Brooks/Rust; ADP.
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Imperial Minstrels (Vocal group)
Len Spencer (performer)Confirmed on take 6.
Harry Spencer (performer)Not confirmed.
  • Description: Minstrels, with male vocal solo and orchestra
  • Category: Vocal
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 7-in.
Notes
Brooks/Rust notes that masters 641 through 646 "constitute a miniature minstrel show by a troupe led by Len Spencer, which was known elsewhere as 'The Imperial Minstrels.' Each one opens with 'Gentleman be seated,' followed by an introductory overture, jokes and banter between the interlocutor and endman (generally Len and his brother Harry), and then a performance of the song."
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
ca. 1902 New York, New York [1] Unknown
ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 New York, New York 2 Master Columbia 641 7-in. Not announced.
ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 New York, New York [3] Unknown
ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 New York, New York [4] Unknown
ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 New York, New York [5] Unknown
ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 New York, New York 6 Master Oxford 641 7-in. Not announced.
ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 New York, New York 6 Master Standard 641 7-in. Not announced.
ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 New York, New York Unknown Master Harvard 641 7-in.

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Columbia matrix 641. Coon, coon, coon / Imperial Minstrels," accessed May 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/2000136465/641-Coon_coon_coon.

Columbia matrix 641. Coon, coon, coon / Imperial Minstrels. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/2000136465/641-Coon_coon_coon.

"Columbia matrix 641. Coon, coon, coon / Imperial Minstrels." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 May 2020.

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