Cal Stewart, Your Uncle Josh: America's King of Rural Comedy

Cal Stewart, Your Uncle Josh: America's King of Rural Comedy

by Randy McNutt
     
 

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An American recording icon of the early 1900s, Cal Stewart created the popular Uncle Josh Weathersby character; Josh’s town, Punkin Center; and the many colorful characters who inhabited his fictional town from Way Down East. Stewart’s recordings were among the bestselling of the period, and through his satire he showed life in a fast-changing world. The

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An American recording icon of the early 1900s, Cal Stewart created the popular Uncle Josh Weathersby character; Josh’s town, Punkin Center; and the many colorful characters who inhabited his fictional town from Way Down East. Stewart’s recordings were among the bestselling of the period, and through his satire he showed life in a fast-changing world. The actor, singer, songwriter, and author performed across the nation with his Cal Stewart & Co. group, consisting of his wife, the Indiana violinist Hazel “Gypsy Rossini” Waugh, and her younger brother and sister. For millions, Cal Stewart was the king of rural comedy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462043477
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/16/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
7 MB

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