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Title
Down in sunny Alabama (Angeline)
Additional title: Down in sunny Alabama. [first line]
Additional title: You are the light of my eyes. [first line of chorus]
Names
Burrell, James (Lyricist)
Brymn, J. Tim, 1881-1946 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Richard A. Saalfield
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African Americans -- Alabama
African Americans
Family life
Nature
Betrothal
Love songs
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Descriptive subtitle: A coon love song.
Content: On cover: A young woman smelling flowers in a vase.
Statement of responsibility: words by James Burrell ; lyrics by James T. Brymn.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): df3f68b0-c597-012f-11ca-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down in sunny Alabama (Angeline)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ea935a4-39ef-4002-e040-e00a1806600e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down in sunny Alabama (Angeline)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ea935a4-39ef-4002-e040-e00a1806600e

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Down in sunny Alabama (Angeline) Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ea935a4-39ef-4002-e040-e00a1806600e

Wikipedia Citation

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Down in sunny Alabama (Angeline)