The Playlist • Murry / Murray K. Hill (1908 – 1910)

Oops — That’s really Murray K. Hill where Frank Coombs’ photo should be (from a scrambled 1911 U-S Everlasting ad). Then there’s the “Murray” vs. “Murry” debate; it turns up both ways on records and in catalogs, playbills, and news reports. No matter, it’s not a real name anyway (Hill was born Joseph Tunnicliffe Pope).

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MURRAY K. HILL: A Bunch of Nonesense

Camden, NJ: November 9, 1909 — Released February 1910
Victor 16446 (mx. B 8354 – )
Take number is not shown in the wax (takes 1 and 2 were mastered)

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MURRAY K. HILL: The Tale of the Cheese

Camden, NJ: November 10, 1909
Victor 35093 (mx. C 8356 – 3)

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 MURRAY K. HILL: Grandma’s Mustard Plaster

New York: Listed September 1909 — Released October 25, 1909
Edison Amberol 291 (four-minute cylinder)

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MURRAY K. HILL (announced by Edward Meeker): The Stranded Minstrel Man

New York: Listed September 1908 — Released October 1, 1908
Edison Amberol 16 (four-minute cylinder)

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