Good Evening, Caroline

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"Good Evening, Caroline"
Single by Billy Murray
Released 1908
Format Wax cylinder
Genre Pop
Length 2:12
Label Edison Records
Writer(s) Albert Von Tilzer and Jack Norworth
"Good Evening, Caroline"
Single by Billy Murray
Released 1909
Format Celluloid cylinder
Genre Pop
Length 2:14
Label Indestructible Record Company
Writer(s) Albert Von Tilzer and Jack Norworth

Good Evening, Caroline is a 1908 popular song, written by Albert Von Tilzer and Jack Norworth. The singer Billy Murray made at least two recordings of the song: one from 1908 on Edison Records, and one in 1909 on Indestructible Record Company. The 1909 recording became one of the most popular recordings of its year. Billy Murray's versions are also the most commonly heard today, and are found at several websites.

Another version of the song was recorded in 1908 by Frank C. Stanley and Elise Stevenson (Victor 5627 and Columbia A5080). This version is even reported as the most popular one (acc. to Joel Whitburn as a number one record). However, the version is currently unavailable to hear at common websites.

External links[edit]

Stanley/Stevenson version:

http://www.78discography.com/vic5000.htm (10-in single-faced 78rpm record)

http://www.78discography.com/COLA5000.htm (12-in double-faced 78rpm record)

http://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/index