Brown wax home recording (Audio Recording)


Attribute NameValues
Place of Publication
  • [S.l.]
  • S.n.
Issued Date
  • [1921?]
  • English
  • Personal recordings
  • Todd collection.
  • Home recording.
  • Brown wax cylinder.
  • Alex McCoy.
  • Alex McCoy introduces the recording and then passes the horn to his little sister, Daisy. Shortly thereafter, "the celebrated gentleman, [Earl Flatt?]" takes the mic. The recording concludes with Alex McCoy, the same speaker that can also be found at
Physical Description
  • 1 cylinder (ca. 2 min.) : 120 rpm ; 2 1/4 x 4 in.w
  • Audio non-musical
  • Cylinder Audio Archive
Library Location
  • Department of Special Research Collections
  • ark:/48907/f3pk0dxx
Local Identifier
  • Cylinder 5249
Other Versions
Copyright Status
Copyright Holder
  • University of California (System). Regents
  • Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 Generic
  • MP3 files of the restored cylinders available for download are copyrighted by the Regents of the University of California. They are licensed for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License. Acknowledgments for reuse of the transfers should read "University of California, Santa Barbara Library." The original wav files (either unedited or restored) can be provided upon request for commercial or non-commercial use such as CD reissues, film/tv synchronization, use on websites or in exhibits. The University of California makes no claims or warranties as to the copyright status of the original recordings and charges a use fee for the use of the transfers. Please contact the University of California, Santa Barbara Library Department of Special Research Collections for information on licensing cylinder transfers.