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Title
Down by the bayou, in old Alabam
Additional title: Down by the bayou where the cypress tree, waves over the water. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Lonely am the old plantation when the sunset dies. [first line]
Names
MacAlarney, Robert Emmett (Lyricist)
Haskins, Henry Stanley (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: W. H. Anstead
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans -- Alabama
African Americans
Nature
Bayous
Expectation (Psychology)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to M. G. L. M.
Content: On cover: Photograph of W. H. Anstead.
Content: On cover: Moon over the bayou. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words by Robert Emmett MacAlarney ; music by Henry Stanley Haskins.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): de8b2f10-c597-012f-30ee-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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Down by the bayou, in old Alabam