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Title
The Alabama barbecue
Additional title: Gay ribbons brightly flying, coon girls with love a sighing. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Oh! fifteen miles from Mobile town in Alabama state. [first line]
Names
Herbert, W. W. (Composer)
Sheridan & Flanagan (Singer)
Havez, Jean (1874-1925) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Cattle
Festivals
African Americans -- Alabama
African Americans
Barbecues
Marches (Voice with piano)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Photograph of Sheridan & Flanagan in blackface.
Content: Dedication: Dedicated to Mr. C. Ross Klosterman.
Content: On cover: An older African American man pulling the nose ring of a bull with rope. [caricature]
Statement of responsibility: words by Jean C. Havez ; music by W. W. Herbert.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 98486cc0-c597-012f-17e3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The Alabama barbecue