Burr’s career lasted from 1903 to 1928. He sang ballads and what are considered now “The good old songs.” It’s estimated that Burr was part of five thousand recordings from cylinders to shellac. This collection has twenty-seven tracks and includes some of his collabarations.
Highlights include: “The Holy City” (1903), “Shine On Harvest Moon” w/Frank C. Stanley, “I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now”, “What Do You Mean, You Didn’t Want To Do It” w/Ada Jones, “M-O-T-H-E-R” and “Are You Lonesome Tonight.”
Other artists joining Burr are The Peerless Quartet, Albert Campbell, Will Oakland, The Sterling Trio and Billy Murray.