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Title
Kiss your Liza on de ruby lips
Additional title: Come Dick and kiss yo' Liza, come quick, don't tantalize her. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Dar's a coffee colored wench in dis yere town, who's clean dead gone on me. [first line]

Names
Dillea, Herbert (Composer)
Emerick, George H. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place Term: New York ; London
Publisher: F.A. Mills ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Competition (Psychology)
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom center: Ilsen & Co., music publishers, 107 & 109 W. Sixth St., Cincinnati, O.

Content : Descriptive title on cover: A song of color.

Content : Presumed dedication on cover at top center: To Delmore and Wilson.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by George H. Emerick ; music by Herbert Dillea.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 5a229b40-c590-012f-35ef-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Kiss your Liza on de ruby lips" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15db-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Kiss your Liza on de ruby lips" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15db-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). Kiss your Liza on de ruby lips Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15db-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Kiss your Liza on de ruby lips