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From 1900, J. W. Myers sings the classic sentimental hit song, My Old New Hampshire Home.

My Old New Hampshire Home

 
Company Columbia Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 5636
Category Tenor
Title My Old New Hampshire Home
Performed by J. W. Myers
Circa 1900
Announcement "My Old New Hampshire Home, sung by J. W. Myers for the Columbia Phonograph Company of New York and Paris."
 

J. W. Myers, one of the top baritone recording artists of this period, was a versatile singer – able to reach into both the bass and tenor ranges.   Here, he sings this very popular tenor sentimental ballad, written in 1898 by Andrew B. Sterling with music by Harry Von Tilzer: The same songwriting team that wrote, among other hits, the September 2010 Cylinder of the Month, Under the Anheuser Bush.

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The sheet music to My Old New Hampshire Home is available courtesy of the New York Public Library.

                                       


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