Collecting Delaware Books
The Good Old Eastern Shore was recorded by the Columbia Phonograph Co. in 1928 for issue under a private label, DEL-MAR-VA SPECIAL RECORD. It was produced by Carl H. Monsees of Snow Hill, MD, who also published a small collection of Delaware and Maryland photographs.
The performer is Dale Wimbrow, best known for his 1934 inspirational poem "The Guy in the Glass." He was a vocalist, musician, band leader, and composer with a national audience. Other than the other song on this Web site, "The County Fair in Delaware, " the only other Wimbrow song available on the Web is "Country Bred and Chicken Fed" from 1926.
DEL-MAR-VA SPECIAL RECORD THE GOOD OLD EASTERN SHORE Written and Recorded by DALE WIMBROW (The Del-Mar-Va Songster) Copyright 1928 and Published by Carl H. Monsees, Snow Hill, Md. 113-P (170304) Columbia Phonograph Company Inc New York USA