Mah moonlight Lou

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Mah moonlight Lou
Additional title: Oh come mah moonlight Lou. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Out in the moonlight I wait for you. [first line]
Campbell & Skinner (Lyricist)
Dillea, Herbert (Composer)
Daly, Lucy (Singer)

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
African Americans
Love songs
Man-woman relationships
Expectation (Psychology)
Sheet music
Content: Dedication: Dedicated to our esteemed friend Mr. Edgar Richards.
Content: Descriptive subtitle: A sacred coon's serenade.
Content: On cover: An African American man on a roof playing a banjo. [caricature]
Content: On cover: Photograph of Lucy Daly.
Statement of responsibility: words by Campbell and Skinner ; music by Herbert Dillea.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 82fe2a10-c598-012f-a7c4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Mah moonlight Lou