Yiddle On Your Fiddle Play Some Ragtime

Album: Great American Composers (1909)
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  • Berlin was hired as staff lyricist by the Ted Snyder Company of New York in 1909; this appears to have been one of his first (solo) compositions for his new boss, and was published the same year. Although it has been surprisingly widely recorded, it missed the mark, but two years later he would have a massive hit with "Alexander's Ragtime Band", so obviously the preliminary spadework was worth the effort. >>
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    Alexander Baron - London, England
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