Stanley and Burr

The Recordings

Red Wing

 record label Group: Stanley and Burr
Label: Columbia Matrix Number: Columbia (A468)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: Spring, 1907
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This is the first known recording of “Red Wing”.  Recorded by Frank C. Stanley and Henry Burr the year it was written, 1907.  It was written by F.A Mills with lyrics by Thurland Chattaway and was a a popular hit throughout the early 20th century.  My first introduction to it was through Woody Guthrie’s re-telling in the song “Union Maid”.

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