Weezie : the song of the minstrel man

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Title
Weezie : the song of the minstrel man
Additional title: In a minstrel show, a coon named Snow, was singing ballads fine. [first line of song]
Additional title: Weezie, you're the idol of my heart. [first line of chorus]
Names
Norworth, Jack (Composer)
Norworth, Jack (Lyricist)
Hubbell, Raymond (1879-1954) (Composer)
Hubbell, Raymond (1879-1954) (Lyricist)
Mandel (Cover designer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: Milwaukee, Wis.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Poor persons
African American singers
Minstrel music
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover design by Mandel includes a floral background pattern.
Content: On cover: Sung by Louise Dresser; cover includes photograph of Louise Dresser.
Content: Summary: Using stereotyped language, the narrator describes an African American minstrel performer who in his act sings about how he misses his Weezie; after his performing troupe disbands he is left poor and now really thinks of Weezie.
Statement of responsibility: by Jack Norworh and Raymond Hubbell
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5fbdfe50-c599-012f-57c3-58d385a7bc34
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: Copyright date
  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Weezie : the song of the minstrel man" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97d99319-d693-d897-e040-e00a180672fc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Weezie : the song of the minstrel man" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97d99319-d693-d897-e040-e00a180672fc

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Weezie : the song of the minstrel man Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97d99319-d693-d897-e040-e00a180672fc

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Weezie : the song of the minstrel man