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> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Mike Loughlin
> Sent: Monday, June 25, 2007 8:59 AM
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Laughing Records
> xerox features a laughing record on their new commercial
That's "The Laughing Song", first recorded in 1891 by George W Johnson, and
re-recorded by him many times over the following decade. What amazes me is
that someone would dredge up this ancient song for a commercial in 2007.
Except for the commercial, did anyone other than Johnson ever record it?