Our Whistling Servant Girl, song with artistic whistling, performed by recording pioneer John Y. AtLee.
|Company||United States Phonograph Company|
|Category||Song with whistling chorus|
|Title||Our Whistling Servant Girl|
|Performed by||John Y. AtLee|
|Announcement||"Our Whistling Servant Girl, by John Y. At Lee."|
John Yorke AtLee (also spelled At Lee, or Atlee) was one of the first
"stars" of the recording
A popular novelty, whistling recorded very well on early phonographic recording equipment and the records were big sellers throughout the 1890s up through the mid-1900s.
This late recording by AtLee features his characteristic "singing" style along with whistling choruses.
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Mr. John Yorke At Lee
(With Piano Accompaniment.)
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