Edward Farren Morton (May 15, 1870 – April 11, 1938), usually credited as Eddie (or Ed) Morton, was an American singer and comedian who recorded during the ragtime era. Known as "The Singing Cop", he has been described as "one of the most extraordinary performers of the early recording industry."
Eddie Morton was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of a Scottish immigrant. From about 1898 until about 1905, he worked for the Philadelphia Police Department, leading to his later billing as "The Singing Cop". He then became a variety performer, and in 1907 appeared at the Madison Square Roof Garden in New York City in the cast of The Maid and the Millionaire, a musical comedy. The following year he toured as part of M. M. Thiese's Rollickers burlesque show, and then became a popular attraction in the vaudeville shows run by Benjamin Franklin Keith and Sylvester Z. Poli.
He first recordedЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- I'm a Member of the Midnight Crew [1909, сингл]
- Alexander's Ragtime Band / The Oceana Roll [1911, сингл]
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