SILVER THREADS AMONG THE GOLD

Latest update on 24/03/2017

Artist: J.W. Myers
Author: Eben Rexford/Hart Danks
Label: Brown wax cylinder Columbia
Year: 1898

The copyright was fixed in 1873. Danks had first bought another Rexford poem (for $3), who considered it easy money and offered him some extra footage, including this one. Reissued on Archeophone collection 1890s Vol 2. Archeophone and Tinfoil are two companies concentrating on recordings of the acoustic era (pre 1925).

Covers:

1903:

Henry Burr

1904:

Richard José [reissued on the cd Chime again, beautiful bells/The Historic counter tenor (Pavilion - Opal)]

1912:

John McCormack

1919:

Kees Pruis [as Zilverdraden Tussen Het Goud]

1925:

Riley Puckett

1930s:

Sydney MacEwan

1949:

Bob Scholte [as Zilverdraden Tussen Het Goud]

1950:

Vico Torriani [as Silberfäden]

1953:

Max van Praag [as Zilveren Draden Tussen 't Goud]

1953:

Bobbejaan Schoepen [idem]

1960:

Pat Boone [as Words]

1967:

Zangeres Zonder Naam [as Zilveren Draden Tussen 't Goud; B-side of Bobbejaan Schoepen's Grijze Haren]

1970:

Jerry Lee Lewis

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