My Susie-Anna from Louisiana

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My Susie-Anna from Louisiana
Additional title: 'Way down in Louisiana lives my dusky little belle. [first line of song]
Additional title: My Susieanna, from Louisiana, I love you honey. [first line of chorus]
Amber, Maud (Singer)
Perrin, Sidney (Composer)
McGuire, Tom (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: George L. Spaulding
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: Photostat of original.
Content: Summary: The narrator is in love with his girlfriend Susieanna and hopes she will marry him in the future.
Content: Cover design includes photograph of Maude Amber.
Content: Descriptive subtitle on cover: An Ethiopian love song.
Content: On cover: As originally produced at F. F. Proctor's Theaters, N.Y. City with the animated song sheet.
Statement of responsibility: words by Tom McGuire ; music by Sid. L. Perrin.
Physical Description
Extent: 5 p. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4d9d78a0-c595-012f-f175-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My Susie-Anna from Louisiana" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My Susie-Anna from Louisiana" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 27, 2017.

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My Susie-Anna from Louisiana