Alexandria Digital Research Library

Brown wax home recording of Cricket on the hearth, sung with accordion by Mr. and Mrs. King


Stewart, James Eugene
Variant Title:
Cricket on the hearth
Place of Publication:
[United States],
Issued Date:
Personal recordings

Brown wax cylinder.

Inscription on slip: "The cricket on the hearth / Mr. & Mrs. King."

The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Rittersville Collection, Set Number: 252-16).

Announcement at beginning: "The Cricket on the Hearth, by Mr. and Mrs. King, accompanied on the accordion by Mr. King."

Mr. and Mrs. King.


Male-female duet with accordion. Only the refrain is sung.

Physical Description:
1 cylinder (ca. 2 min.) : 118.0 rpm ; 2 1/4 x 4 in.
Audio musical
Cylinder Audio Archive
Library Location:
Department of Special Research Collections
Catalog System Number:
Copyright Holder:
University of California (System). Regents

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