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A nifty banjo rendition of The Stars and Stripes Forever by Ruby Brooks.

The Stars and Stripes Forever March

Company Edison's National Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 2632
Category Banjo solo
Title The Stars and Stripes Forever March
Performed by Ruby Brooks
Circa 1902
Announcement "Banjo solo, The Stars and Stripes Forever March, played by Mr. Ruby Brooks of Brooks and Denton.  Edison record."

A very fine recording of the great Sousa march.   Ruby Brooks performed on many of Edison's early banjo recordings.

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Interested in hearing a couple other renditions of the Stars and Stripes Forever?

Key Title Category Performed by Circa
07/2009 Stars and Stripes Forever March Band 71st Regiment Band 1897-1898
07/2002 Stars and Stripes Forever March Band Sousa's Band 1901

                                       


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