A turn of the century tune: "The Lover and the Bird"
I will soon post a story about Fannie Peake, a Hannibal native who went on to become a renowned soporano in St. Louis and Chicago.
"The Lover and the Bird" was one of the songs she sang. Here is an old cylinder recording of the song. It is not Fannie Peake, but it offers a glimpse into the music she sang.
Click here to hear the song