[78-L] Billy Elliott 'America's Black-Faced Comedian'

Tim Huskisson timhuskisson at btinternet.com
Tue Apr 12 07:27:58 PDT 2011

There's a couple of sides listed in Rust's 'Jazz Records' - (Sylvester Ahola
is present on both).

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I don't even see him in Rust's Complete Entertainment Discography OR British

Music Hall On Record. Lots of G. H. Elliott but no Billy.


On 4/12/2011 10:08 AM, Tim Huskisson wrote:
> Does anybody here have any biographical information on Billy Elliott who
> billed as 'America's Black-Faced Comedian' on the Edison-Bell Radio and
> Winner 78s he made in England? He is also on some (Crystalate) Imperial
> records.
> Was he even known in the U.S.? Did he perform in Variety shows in England?
> Or was the name 'Billy Elliott' actually a pseudonym for somebody else?
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Tim Huskisson
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