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Recorded June 3, 1912

Arthur Collins is a popular American singer who recorded “Hello, Ma Baby” and was one of the first people to record “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” in 1911 (along with many other). Collin’s version was #1 for 4 weeks.

On June 3, 1912 Collins was in the Victor Recording Studios in Camden, New Jersey to record “In Ragtime Land”.


University of California – Santa Barbara’s most excellent collection of early Victor recordings :http://victor.library.ucsb.edu/index.php

Arthur Collins

“In Ragtime Land” sheet music


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