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Olly Oakley - Banjo Burlesque & Bolero - (CDR46)

Olly Oakley CD
Olly Oakley was the most famous banjo player of his day. Appearing at concerts and on the Music Halls during the early 1900s, Olly Oakley's name became synonymous with the banjo. As his style of playing proved ideal for the acoustic recording technology of the day, he was much in demand from the record and phonograph companies. In 1901 Olly Oakley signed a contract with the Gramophone & Typewriter Ltd which resulted in many of the recordings on this CD.
Track Listing:
Americana; Rugby Parade March; Queen of the Burlesque; Narcissus; The Yeoman’s Call;
King Cotton March; The Columbian March; Whistling Rufus; The Coons Parade; Menuet ;
The Dandy Fifth; Jessamine; Lumbrin Luke; Poppies and Wheat; Bolero; Oakleigh Quick Step; Darktown Dandies; An Ethiopian Carnival; The Sweep’s Intermezzo; El Capitain;
Stars and Stripes; Torchlight Parade; The Darkey’s Awakening; A Dusky Belle;
The Coloured Major March;National Airs; The Drum Major; Banjo Oddity

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Listen to: Olly Oakley in an excerpt from The Coons Parade

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