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Lucy Loo
Additional title: Lucy, oh Loo, ah love yo' true as de stars above yo'. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: My gal she is a yaller gal, I lub her and i always shall. [first line]
Sloane, A. Baldwin (Alfred Baldwin) (1872-1926) (Composer)
Halton, Marie (Singer)
Farrar, Herbert N. (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Marches (Voice with piano)
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: Descriptive subtitle: A plantation song of love.
Content: On cover: picture of Marie Halton.
Statement of responsibility: words by Herbert N. Farrar ; music by A.B. Sloane.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5f632c00-c591-012f-0285-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1926: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Lucy Loo" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Lucy Loo" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Lucy Loo