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6/14/20: “Lasca” by Edgar L. Davenport (1909)

Lasca by Edgar L. Davenport (1909)

CD 4, track 8

A lot of school kids a century ago memorized the words of the cowboy poem, “Lasca,” by Frank Desprez. Here we have famous elocutionist Edgar Davenport reciting it on a four-minute Edison cylinder from 1909.

 

 

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