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My charcoal charmer
Additional title: My charcoal charmer, my dusky belle. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When the darkness comes a creepin' and the stars begin a peepin'. [first line]
Dailey, Peter F. (Singer)
Cobb, Will D. (1876-1930) (Lyricist)
Edwards, Gus (1879-1945) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans -- Mississippi
Love songs
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to Miss Alice MaGill.
Content: On cover: Peter F. Dailey; Riverside home at night.
Statement of responsibility: words by Will D. Cobb ; music by Gus. Edwards.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e244d970-c596-012f-38a6-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My charcoal charmer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My charcoal charmer" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2017.

APA Format

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My charcoal charmer