Barney Google; I Love Me (I'm Wild About Myself)

Barney Google; I Love Me (I'm Wild About Myself)


side 1: Billy Jones and Ernest Hare. Barney Google; side 2: Billy Clarke. I Love Me (I'm Wild About Myself) (Silvertone 2293).
78 rpm. This pairing was originally released on Federal 5293.

Silvertone Records was a record label sold by the Sears-Roebuck Company in their stores and through mail-order. The discs were manufactured mainly by Columbia Records, with some made by Paramount Records and Gennett Records, from 1916-1928 and 1940-1941.

William Messer founded the Indestructible Record Company in Albany, New York, 1906. The company produced celluloid cylinder records until 1922. Columbia Records distributed the Indestructible Record Company’s cylinders from 1908 to 1912. Indestructible continued to sell cylinders independently and through Sears-Roebuck Company and Montgomery Wars stores. The company was re-organized as the Federal Record Corporation in 1917 and started making disc records under the Federal label. Federal stopped production in 1925.

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Object Name
sound recording
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recording artist
Hare, Ernest
Jones, Billy
place made
United States
Physical Description
shellac (overall material)
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
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catalog number
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Credit Line
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
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