in Illinois - at the end of the 1800's

from Recollections of an old musician, pages 175-177:


A fearful amount of time is spent on railroad trains while jogging from town to town in our country of great distances.   […]In such circumstances, if someone comes along who at once shortens the hours and sweetens the life,—even to the limited extent of making one forget the worst part of it,—that person is a very welcome companion.  Just such a desirable person entered our car one dull, rainy day on the New York Central …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 175-177. accessed: 2 March, 2024

location of experience: Illinois

Listening to

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Unknown band music

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:32:35 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:57:25 +0000