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Artist: John Yorke Atlee
Author: John Howard Payne/Sir Henry Rowley Bishop
Label: Columbia
Year: 1891

Artistic whistler, one of the first popular recording artists. N°2 US. Imitating a Sicilian melody, used by John Howard Payne in his opera Clari (The Maid Of Milan), first staged in Covent Garden in 1823 (by Miss M. Tree in the title role). New Yorker Payne (1791-1852) was an actor, writer and finally the American consul in Tunesia where he died, not even owning a home sweet home of his own. Opera diva Jenny Lind's standard encore (1820-1887), also popular with Christine Nilsson and Adelina Patti.

Covers:

1902:

Harry MacDonough

1904:

William Tuson

1906:

Alma Gluck

1915:

Alice Nielsen [n°1 US; soprano at the Met]

1956:

Elvis Presley [as There Is No Place Like Home during the Million Dollar Quartet sessions]

1961:

Flatt & Scruggs

1967:

Doc Watson

1991:

King's Singers

1999:

Bela Fleck

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