My Georgia lady-love, my southern queen. [first line of chorus]

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Names
Emerson, Ida (Composer)
Howard, Joseph E. (Joseph Edgar) (1878-1961) (Composer)
Sterling, Andrew B (b. 1874) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
African Americans -- Georgia -- 1800-1899
Sexual attraction
Trust
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Summary: The narrator is attracted to and loves Sue who is from Georgia; he plans to leave temporarily but knows that Sue will be faithful to him.

Content : On cover: Written and composed expressly for the New York Sunday World; published as the supplement to the New York Sunday World, Oct. 15, 1899.

Content : Cover design include drawing of an African American woman's face inside a sunflower.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Howard & Emerson.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 325aeec0-c595-012f-25ef-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My Georgia lady-love, my southern queen. [first line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f045-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My Georgia lady-love, my southern queen. [first line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f045-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). My Georgia lady-love, my southern queen. [first line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f045-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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My Georgia lady-love, my southern queen. [first line of chorus]