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Title
Lucy, tell me I'm your beau
Additional title: I'm the big black diamond of the fourteenth ward. [first line]
Additional title: Lucy, tell me I'm your beau. [first line of chorus]
Names
Waters, Safford (Lyricist)
Waters, Safford (Composer)
Harlan, Otis (1865-1940) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Violence
Love
African Americans
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Musical Supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Sept. 18, 1898.
Content: On cover: Otis Harlan with two unidentified women.
Statement of responsibility: by Safford Waters.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6cee3af0-c593-012f-d4a8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Lucy, tell me I'm your beau" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0ab-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Lucy, tell me I'm your beau" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0ab-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). Lucy, tell me I'm your beau Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c0ab-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Lucy, tell me I'm your beau