Cal Stewart

Cal Stewart

Cal Stewart, 1856-1919

Cal Stewart was the early 20th century’s Garrison Keillor. A pioneer in vaudeville, Cal recorded a series of chuckle-filled monologues in which he played “Uncle Josh” Weathersby, a resident of a mythical New England farming town called “Punkin Center.” He befriended both Mark Twain and Will Rogers while on the road performing in circuses and vaudeville halls. Cal died on December 7, 1919.

The Recordings

Uncle Josh On An Automobile

Group: Cal Stewart
Label: Silvertone Matrix Number: Silvertone ()
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: 1903
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Ground Hog Day At Punkin Center

Group: Cal Stewart
Label: Aretino Matrix Number: Aretino (A1125)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: January 23, 1907
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Uncle Josh And The Insurance Agent

Group: Cal Stewart
Label: Aretino Matrix Number: Aretino (A1027)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: December 14, 1906
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Uncle Josh at the Dentist

 record label Sold! Group: Cal Stewart and Harry C. Browne
Label: Columbia Matrix Number: Columbia (A2991)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: June 2, 1919
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Uncle Josh and Aunt Nancy Put Up the Kitchen Stove

 record label Sold! Group: Cal Stewart and Harry C. Browne
Label: Columbia Matrix Number: Columbia (A2991)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: July 9, 1919
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Last Day of School At Pumpkin Center

 record label For sale Group: Cal Stewart
Label: Columbia Matrix Number: Columbia (A3637)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: June 18, 1919
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A Camp Meeting at Pumpkin Center

 record label For sale Group: Cal Stewart
Label: Columbia Matrix Number: Columbia (A3637)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: September 3, 1919
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