Clarice Vance: “Love Me Like I Like to be Loved”
Today is the birthday of Star of Vaudeville #461: Clarice Vance (Clara Etta Black, 1870-1961). See my earlier post here for a full biography. Here she singing her 1909 hit “Love Me Like I Like to be Loved”, with a brief introduction by “the Victrola Man.”
To find out more about the variety arts past and present, consult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous, available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever nutty books are sold.
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