Dave Apollon Makes His Mandolin to Cry

Dave Apollon

Today is the birthday of Star of Vaudeville #120, Dave Apollon, the Mandolin King (for the full skinny on this fascinating person go here). Submitted for your Saturday delectation, some of his virtuoso strumulating:

To find out more about the variety arts past and presentconsult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famousavailable at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever nutty books are sold. And don’t miss Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeons to Youtube, to be released by Bear Manor Media in 2013.

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